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Research Profile

Prof Brian Davies 


Selected Publications

Jephcote M and Davies B, School Subjects, Subject Communities and Curriculum Change: the Social Construction of Economics in the School Curriculum, Cambridge Journal of Education, (accepted for publication, June 2007) ISSN 0305-764X

Davies B and Evans J, ‘The Sociology of Physical Education’ and ‘Social Class and Physical Education’, Handbook of Research in Physical Education, Sage Publications, (in press 2006)

Davies B, Fitz J and Evans J, Educational Policy and Social Reproduction: Class Inscription and Social Control, Routledge, London (2005) pp 168, ISBN 0-41524-004-2 (hbk) & ISBN 0-41524-005-0 (pbk)

Davies B, Evans J and Penney D, Teachers, Teaching and the Social Construction of Gender Relations, Journal of Sport and Gender Studies, 3 (2005) pp 95-112, ISSN 0962-0214 (reprint, translated for the Japanese JSGS)

Davies B, Evans J, Rich E and Allwood R, The Embodiment of Learning: What the Sociology of Education Doesn’t Say About ‘Risk’ in Going to School, International Studies in Sociology of Education, 15, 2 (2005) pp 129-149, ISSN 1348-2157

Davies B, Evans J, Rich E and Allwood R, Fat Fabrications, British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, Winter Edition, (2005) ISSN 0273-5024

Davies B and Turner D, Continuum, Welsh Journal of Education, 13, 2 (2005) pp 124-126, ISSN 0957-297X

Davies B, Review of Generations, Culture and Society, Edmunds J and Turner B S, Open University Press, Buckingham, 2002, ISBN 0-33520-851-7,  in the British Journal of Education, 24, 4, 2004, pp 532-534, ISSN 0142-5659 Davies B, Muller J and Morais A (Editors), Reading Bernstein, Researching Bernstein, Routledge Falmer, London, 2004, pp 256, ISBN 0-41533-982-0

Davies B, Evans J and Wright J, (Editors) Knowledge and Control: Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health, London, Routledge, ISBN 0-203-56386-7

Davies B andJephcote M, Recontextualising Discourse: An Exploration of the Workings of the Meso-Level, Journal of Education Policy,19, 5, 2004, pp 547-564, ISSN 0268-0939

Davies B, Evans J and Rich E, The Emperor’s New Clothes: Fat, Thin and Overweight: The Social Fabrication of Risk and Ill-Health, Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 23, 4, 2004, pp 372-391, ISSN 0273-5024

Evans J, Davies B and Wright J, Body Knowledge and Control, Routledge, London (2003) pp 272, ISBN 0 4153 0645 2

Evans J and Davies B, Pedagogy, Symbolic Control, Identity and Health, Body Knowledge and Control, (Editors J Evans, B Davies and J Wright), Routledge, London (2003) pp 1-18, ISBN 0 4153 0644 2

Evans J and Davies B, Sociology, the Body and Health in a Risk Society, Body Knowledge and Control, (Editors J Evans, B Davies and J Wright), Routledge, London (2003) pp 35-51, ISBN 0 4153 0644 2

Evans J and Davies B, Endnote: the Embodiment of Consciousness: Bernstein, Health and Schooling, Body Knowledge and Control (2003) pp 205-207, ISBN 0 4153 0644 2

Davies B, Review of 'Generations, Culture and Society', June Edmunds & Bryan Turner, Open University Press, Buckingham (2002) ISBN 0 3352 0851 7, in British Journal of Sociology of Education, 24, 4 (2003) pp 532-534, ISSN 0142-5659

Davies B, Is Action Research Good for You? Ethical Dilemmas in Qualitative Research, (Editors L Pugsley and T Welland), Ashgate, Aldershot (2002) pp 1-18, ISBN 0 7546 1350 X

Davies B and Evans J, Theoretical Background, The Sociology of Sport and Physical Education, (Editor A Laker), Routledge/Falmer, London (2002) pp 15-35, ISBN 0 4152 3594 4 

Davies B and Al-Ramahi N, Changing Primary Education in Palestine: Pulling in Several Directions at Once, International Studies in Sociology of Education, 12, 1 (2002) pp 59-76, ISSN 0962 0214

Davies B and Evans J, Body Knowledge and Control, AARE 2002 Conference Papers, Melbourne Australia, (Jeffrey P.l. ed) CD Rom Version

Morais A, Neves I, Davies B and Daniels H, Towards a Sociology of Pedagogy.  The Contribution of Basil Bernstein to Research, Peter Lang, New York (2001) pp 397 + xvi, ISBN 0 8204 5585 7

Davies B and Evans J, Changing Cultures and Schools in England and Wales, Values, Culture and Education: World Year Book of Education (Editors J Cairns, D Lawton and R Gardner), Kogan Page, London (2001) pp 190 – 205, ISBN 0 7494 3472 4

Morais A, Neves I, Davies B and Daniels H, Introduction, Towards a Sociology of Pedagogy: The Contribution of Basil Bernstein to Research, Peter Lang, New York (2001) pp 1 – 14, ISBN 0 8204 5585 7

(2001) Davies B and Evans J — Changing cultures and schools in England and Wales in Values, Culture and Education. World Year Book of Education (Editors J Cairns, D Lawton and R Gardner ), Kogan Page, London (2001) 190 — 205 ISBN 0 7494 3472 4

(1996) ‘Back to the Future: Education Policy and Physical Education’ in ‘New Directions in Physical Education’ (Editor N Armstrong), Cassell, London, pp.1-19 (joint author)

(1996) ‘Teachers Teaching and the Social Instruction of Gender Relations’, Sport Education and Society, 1 (2) pp. 165-83 (joint author)

(1995) ‘Acquiring the means of acquisition: is pedagogic practice a crucial variable?’, International Studies in Sociology of Education 5 (2), pp.189-202