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Research Profile

Prof Emma Renold 


Selected Publications

Books     Articles and Chapters     Other Publications     Conference Presentations

 

Books

Girls in Education 3-16: Continuing Concerns, New Agendas

 

 

 

Jackson, C., Paechter, C. and Renold, E. (forthcoming 2010) (Eds.) Girls in Education 3-16: Continuing Concerns, New Agendas. Open University Press.

 

 

 

Girls, Boys and Junior sexualities: Exploring Childrens ' Gender and Sexual Relations in the Primary School

 

 

 

Renold, E. (2005) Girls, Boys and Junior sexualities: Exploring Childrens' Gender and Sexual Relations in the Primary School. London: RoutledgeFalmer

 

 

 

Peer Violence in Children's Residential Care

 

 

 

Barter, C., Renold, E., Berridge, D. and Cawson ,P. (2004) Peer Violence in Children's Residential Care . Buckingham: Palgrave.

 

 

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Recent Articles and Chapters (2011 - in press)

For abstracts, see academia.edu

Ivinson, G. and Renold, E. (under review) Transversal subjectivity: Applying Deleuze and Guattari's BwO to theorise a young girl's becoming in a post industrial locale

Holford, N., Renold, E. and Huuki, T. (under review) What can a kiss do?: theorizing the power plays in young children’s sexual cultures

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (under review) “F**k rape!”: Exploring affective intensities in a feminist research assemblage

Ivinson, G. and Renold, E. (under review) Valleys Girls: Re-theorising Bodies and Agency in a Semi-Rural, Post-industrial Locale.

Renold, E. and Mellor, D. (2013) Deleuze and Guatarri in the Nursery: towards a multi-sensory mapping of young gendered and sexual becomings, in Coleman, R. and Ringrose, J. (eds.) Deleuze and Research Methodologies. Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press.

Epstein, D., Kehily, M.J. and Renold, E. (2012) Culture, policy and the un/marked child: Fragments of the sexualisation debates, Special Issue: Making sense of the sexualisation debates: schools and beyond, Gender and Education, 24 (3): 249-254

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2012) Slut-shaming, Girl power and ‘Sexualisation’: Thinking through the Politics of the International SlutWalks with Teen Girls, Special Issue: “Making sense of the sexualisation debates: schools and beyond, Gender and Education, 24 (3): 333-343

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2011) Schizoid Subjectivities: Re-theorising teen-girls’ sexual cultures in an era of sexualisation, Journal of Sociology, special issue on ‘Youth identities, Cultures and Transitions’. 47 (4): 389-409

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2011) Teen girls, working class femininity and resistance: Re-theorizing fantasy and desire in educational contexts of heterosexualized violence, International Journal of Inclusive Education, special issue, 'The Politics of Boys' Education: including the voices of girls, minority boys and teachers’, 16 (4): 461-477

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2011) Phallic girls?: girls’ negotiations of phallogocentric power, in N. Rodriguez (ed) Queer Masculinities: A Critical Reader in Education. New York: Peter Lang.

Ross, N.J., Renold, E., Holland, S., and Hillman, N. (2011) Meaningful meanderings: using mobile methods to research young people’s everyday lives, in Heath, S and Walker, C (Eds) (2011) Innovations in Youth Research Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Renold, E. and Ivinson, I. (2011) Girls, Film-making and movement: communicating the research findings of the young people and place project using visual participatory methods, WISERD News.

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2011) Boys, Girls and Normative Violence in Schools: A Gendered Critique of Bully Discourses, in C. Barter and D. Berridge (eds) Children Behaving Badly? Peer Violence Between Children and Young People, Wiley and Sons Ltd: Sussex.

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Articles and Chapters (2006 - 2010)

Renold, E. and Epstein, D. (2010) Sexualities, Schooling and Schizoid Agendas, in L. Martinsson and E. Reimers (Eds.) Norm-struggles: Sexualities in Contentions, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Moles, K., Renold, E., Ivinson, G., Martsin, M. (2011) ‘Innovating as we go: Ethnography as an evolving methodology’ Qualitative Researcher 13, Spring 2011

Gonick, M. E. Renold, J. Ringrose and L. Weems (2009) Rethinking Agency and Resistance: What Comes After Girl Power? Girlhood Studies 2 (2): 1-9

Renold, E. (2010) FIGHTING FOR AN EDUCATION: SUCCEEDING AND SURVIVING FOR GIRLS IN CARE AT SCHOOL, in Jackson, C., Paechter, C. and Renold, E. (2010) (Eds.) Girls in Education 3-16: Continuing Concerns, New Agendas. Open University Press. 

Holland, S., Renold, E., Ross, N.J., Hillman, A. (2010) Power, agency and participatory Agendas: A critical exploration of young people’s engagement with participatory qualitative research, Childhood, 17 (3):

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2009) Normative Cruelties and Gender Deviants: the performative effects of bully discourses for girls and boys at school, British Education Research Journal, 36 (4): 573 - 596

Ross, N.J., Renold, E., Holland, S., and Hillman, N. (2009) Moving Stories: Using Mobile Methods to Explore the Everyday Lives of Young People in Public Care, Qualitative Research, Special issue on Innovative Qualitative Methods, 9 (5): 605-623

Renold, E. (2009) Tomboys and ‘female masculinity’: (dis)embodying hegemonic masculinity, queering gender identities and relations in W. Martino, M. Kehler and M. Weaver-Hightower (eds) The Problem with Boys: Beyond recuperative masculinity politics in boys’ education. New York: Routledge

Renold, E. (2008) Queering masculinity: Re-Theorising Contemporary Tomboyism in the Schizoid Space of Innocent/Heterosexualized Young Femininities, Girlhood Studies, 1 (2): pp. 129-151(23)

Holland, S., Renold, E., Ross, N.J. and Hillman, A. (2008) The everyday lives of children in care: using a sociological perspective to inform social work practice. B. Luckock and M. Lefevre (eds.) Direct Work: Social work with children and young people in care. BAAF.

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J.  (2008) Regulation and Rupture: mapping tween and teenage girls’ ‘resistance’ to the heterosexual matrix, Feminist Theory: An International Interdisciplinary Journal 9 (3): pp. 335-360

Renold, E., Holland, S., Ross, N.J. and Hillman, N. (2008) ‘Becoming Participant’: problematising informed consent in participatory research with young people in care, Qualitative Social Work, 7 (4): pp. 431-451

Renold, E. (2008) Tomboys and ‘female masculinity’: (dis)embodying hegemonic masculinity, queering gender identities and relations in W. Martino, M. Kehler and M. Weaver-Hightower (eds) The Problem with Boys: Beyond recuperative masculinity politics in boys’ education. SAGE.

Renold, E. (2007) Primary school ‘studs’: (de)constructing young boys' heterosexual masculinities, Men and Masculinities, 9 (3): 275-298

Renold, E. (2006a) 'They won't let us play unless you're going out with one of them': girls, boys and Butler's 'heterosexual matrix' in the primary years, Special Issue: Troubling identities: reflections on Judith Butler's philosophy for the sociology of education, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 27 (4): pp.489-509

Renold, E. and Allan, A. (2006) Bright and Beautiful: High-achieving Girls, Ambivalent Femininities and the Feminisation of Success, Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, 27 (4)  pp.547-473

Coffey, A., Renold, E., Mason, B. and Soyinka, B. (2006) ‘Hypermedia Ethnography in Educational Settings, Education and Ethnography 1 (1)

Renold, E. (2006b) Chapter 12: Gendered Classroom Experiences, in C. Skelton, B. Francis and L. Smulyan (Eds)  The Handbook of Gender and Education, SAGE.

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Articles and Chapters (2000-2005)

Renold, E. (2004) ‘Other' Boys: Negotiating non-hegemonic masculinities in the primary school, Gender and Education 16 (2) pp.247-267

Renold, E. (2003) ‘If You Don't Kiss Me You're Dumped': Boys, Boyfriends and Heterosexualised Masculinities in the Primary School' , Education Review , 55 (2) pp. 179-194

Renold,E and Creighton, S. with Atkinson, C and Carr, J. (2003) Images of abuse: a review of the evidence on child pornography , London : NSPCC. (Amazon)

Renold,E. and Barter,C. (2003) ‘ Hi, I'm Ramon and I run this place': challenging the normalisation of peer violence in children's homes, in E. Stanko (Ed.) The Meaning of Violence , London: Routledge

Renold,E. (2002a) ‘Presumed Innocence': (hetero)sexual, homophobic and heterosexist harassment amongst primary school girls and boys, Childhood , 9 (4), pp.415-433

Renold,E. (2002b) Close encounters of the ‘third kind' , in G. Walford (ed) Doing a Doctorate in Educational Ethnography: Studies in Educational Ethnography 7 (JAI Press).

Renold,E. (2002c) ‘ Tales of the Unexpected': researching sexuality in the primary school, in L. Pugsley and T. Welland (Eds.) (2000) Ethical Dilemmas in Qualitative Research , Aldershot : Ashgate

Barter, C and Renold, E (2002) ‘Dilemmas in Control: Methodological Implications and Reflections of Foregrounding Children's Perspectives on Violence in Stanko, E and Lee, R (ed) Researching Violence . London : Routledge.

Renold,E. (2001a) ‘Square-girls', femininity and the negotiation of academic success in the primary school , British Education Research Journal , 27 (5) pp.577-588

Renold,E. (2001b) Learning the ‘Hard' Way: boys, hegemonic masculinity and the negotiation of learner identities in the primary school , British Journal of Sociology of Education , 22 (3) pp. 39-385

Renold,E. (2000a) ‘Coming Out': gender (hetero)sexuality and the primary school , Gender and Education 12 (3)

Barter,C. and Renold,E. (2000b) ‘I wanna tell you a story': the use of vignettes in qualitative research , International Journal of Social Research Methodology , 3 (4) pp. 307-323

Barter,C. and Renold,E. (1999) The Use of Vignettes in Qualitative Research, Social Research Update , Issue 25

Renold,E. (1997 ) ‘All they've got on their brains is football': sport, masculinity and the gendered practices of playground relations' , Sport, Education and Society , 2 (1) pp.5-23

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Other Publications (reports, book reviews, encyclopaedia entries etc.)

Wiles, R., Prosser, J., Bagnoli, A., Clark, A., Davies, K., Holland, S. and Renold, E. (2008) Visual Ethics: Ethical Issues in Visual Research, on-line Report for National Centre for Research Methods (43 pages)

Renold, E. (2008) Tomboys, in C. Mitchell and J. Reid-Walsh (Eds) Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia  (1500 words)

43) Renold, E. (2007) Mary Louise Rasmussen, Eric Rofes & Susan Talburt (Eds), (2004) Youth and sexualities: pleasure, subversion and insubordination in and out of schools. Gender and Education, 19 (4) 535 - 548

Renold, E. (2005) ‘Child Pornography’ in Kimmel, M. et al. (Eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Routledge: USA

Renold, E. (2005) ‘Curriculum, Primary’. In James T. Sears (Ed.), Youth, education, and sexualities: An international encyclopaedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Pithouse, A., Parry, O., Crowley, A., Payne, H., Batchelor, C., Anglim, C., Aspinwall, T. Davies, L. Larkins, C., Dalrymple, D., Madoc-Jones, I.. Holland, S. and Renold, E. (2005) A Study of Advocacy Services for Children and Young People in Wales, Welsh Assembly Government.

Renold, E. (2005) Schooling Innocence: Young Children, Gender and Sexuality, ChildRight, Issue 215, pp.10-12 (2500 words) C

Renold, E. (2004) Image of Abuse: reviewing the evidence on child pornography, ChildRight, Issue 207, pp.10-11 (2500 words) C

Renold, E and Creighton, S. with Atkinson, C and Carr, J. (2003) Images of abuse: a review of the evidence on child pornography, London: NSPCC.

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Book Reviews and Review Essays

Renold, E. (2007) Mary Louise Rasmussen, Eric Rofes & Susan Talburt (Eds), (2004) Youth and sexualities: pleasure, subversion and insubordination in and out of schools. In Gender and Education, 19 (4) 535 - 548

Renold (2004) Frosh, S. et al. (2002) Young Masculinities, Palgrave. In British Journal of Social Work  34: 455-7

Renold, E. (2002) Christensen, P. and James, A. (2003) Research with children, London: Falmer. British Education Research Journal

Renold, E. (2002) Pollard, A. The Social World of Pupil Career, London: Cassell, in British Education Research Journal

Renold, E. (2001) Review Essay: Using NVivo in Qualitative Research, Qualitative Research, 1 (2) pp.255-260

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Conference Presentations (2011 onwards)

Renold, E. and Ivinson, G. (2012) Young people and sexual assemblages: changing theories, changing subjectivities in changing times, Invited panel: ‘Studying gender and sexuality psychosocially: Dialogue across perspectives’, Open University, 15th May

Renold, E. (2012 invited keynote) Gender, violence and ethical relationality: re-theorising subjectivity and power in young children’s gendered and sexual becomings, Re-thinking bullying. A research conference. Danish Architecture Centre, Copenhagen. Danish Architecture Centre, May 2-3

Renold, E. and Ivinson, G. (2012) Girls, Sexuality and Sexual Objectification, paper presented at ‘Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Objectification and Sexual Abuse: Engaging with Research’, Policy and Practice, Cardiff University, 30th April.

Ivinson G. and Renold, E. (2012) ‘Valley girls: re-theorising bodies and agency in a semi-rural postindustrial place, Gender and Education BiAnnual Conference, Gothenburg, April 11-13.

Renold, E. (2012) Sexuality, ‘sexualisation’ and media sex panics: the implications for young sexualities research and sexuality education: 4 paper panel at American Education Research Association conference, April 11-14, Vancouver.

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2012) Slutwalks, Sexualization, Violence, and Girl Power, paper presented at American Education Research Association conference, April 11-14, Vancouver.

Renold, E. and Mellor, D. (2012) paper presented at American Education Research Association conference, April 11-14, Vancouver.

Renold, E. (2012) Young sexualities and sexualisation, introductory address, Children, Sexuality and Sexualisation: A Matter of Rights, Equality and Voice, Cardiff Unviersity, 30th March.

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (abstract accepted 2011) Sexual assemblages: re-theorising teen girls’ experiences of sexual (cyber)bullying, paper to be presented at British Education Research Association, September 6-9, Institute of Education. [Panel: Dis-affected bodies: the workings of affect in research with young adults]

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2011) Researching and theorizing teen girl sexualities in an era of sexualisation, paper presented at ESRC-funded seminar series, Seminar 5: Girls, sexuality and sexualisation: Beyond sensationalism and spectacle, Cardiff University, 30 June.

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2011) Schizoid subjectivities: re-theorising teen girls’ sexual cultures in an era of sexualisation, paper presented at Gender and Education Association BiAnnual Conference, April 2011 (6 paper panel, organized by Renold and Ringrose on, ‘The sexualisation of the (girl) child: beyond the moral panic’.

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Conference Presentations (2006 to 2010)

12 paper Symposium (Renold and Ivinson) Ivinson, G. and Renold, E. (2009) Serving masculinity, saving society: the changing representations of gender in recent DCSF policy documents on boys and education, paper presented at the symposium, Whose 'gender agenda'?: a feminist response to the DCSF’s appropriation of gender in their achievement agenda, VII Gender and Education Association Conference, 25-27 March (Convenors: Ivinson and Renold)

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2008) invited paper to be presented at the London Sexuality Forum, Regulation and rupture: Mapping tween and teenage girls' resistance to the heterosexual matrix', (LSE 26th Feb 2008)

Ross, N.J, Holland, S., Renold, E., Hillman, A. (2008) ‘The multi-sensory experiences of mobile research encounters’, ESRC Research Methods Festival, Oxford, 30 June-3 July 2008

Renold, E. and Ross, N. (2008) “Look at my eyes, they’re lush”: representing mediated identities in longitudinal participatory research with children and young people in public care. Advancing the use of visual methods in researching children’s cultures (Convenor: Alexandra Allan), CardiffUniversity, April 16, 2008.

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2008) Regulation and resistance?: Exploring postfeminist discourses of girlhood and girls’ negotiations of heteronormative femininity, Symposia - Rethinking Resistance and Agency: What Comes After Girl Power? (Convenor: Marnina Gonick), American Education Research Association, New York (March 22-28, 2008)

Renold, E. and Ringorse, J. (2008) in Critical openings: Girls rupturing the heterosexual matrix and heteronormative femininity in UK schools, in symposium (convenor R. Renold) “New femininities in new times and spaces?: the possibilities and impossibilities of researching and theorising the embodied subjectivities of girls and women, Subjectivity: International Conference in Critical Psychology, cultural studies and social theory, Cardiff University, 27th - 29th June 2008.

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2008) Mapping ‘resistances’ to regulative heteronormativity: method/ological challenges in researching young marginalised femininities, Symposia: Problematising the methodological terrain: The limits and possibilities of postststructural ethnographic research on young non/normative sexualities in educational settings (Convenor: E Renold), British Education Research Association, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh from 3-6th

Renold, E., Holland, S., Hillman, A. and Ross, N.J. (2008) Fighting for an education: rage, violence and the schooling of un/intelligible femininities, Symposia: “Affective space: Reconceptalizing the politics of gender, competition and schooling” (Convenor: Jessica Ringrose), British Education Research Association, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh from 3-6th

Renold, E. (2008) Boys and Girls: Gender, Normativity and Violence, Invited International Keynote, From Violence to Caring: Gendered and Sexualized Violence as Challenge across the Life Span, University of Oulu, Finland, 4-5 December.

Renold, E. and Epstein, D. (2008) Sexualities, Schooling and Schizoid Agendas, in 1 day conference, Negotiating Difference and Sameness: Sexualities, Schooling and Schizoid Agendas: Institute of Education, University of London, 30 October 2008 [hosted and organised]

Ringrose, J. and Renold, E. (2007) Presumed guilty: The gendered, sexualized, racialized and classed effects of bully discourses for boys and girls, paper presented at , Gender and Education Association conference, (Trinity College Dublin, 28th-30th March 2007)

Renold, E. and Ringrose, J. (2007) Lines of flight: Rupturing the heterosexual matrix, reconfiguring ‘femininity’, paper presented at symposium: ‘Beyond Butler’ , Gender and Education Association conference, (Trinity College Dublin, 28th-30th March 2007)

Renold, E. (2007) invited paper, Be-tween spaces: young girls, ambivalent femininities and contemporary tomboy/ism, ESRC-funded seminar series, “New Femininities: postfeminism and sexual citizenship” (LSE, 25-26 January)

Holland, S. Kotchetkova, I., Renold, E. Ross, N. (2007) “I want to film the dogs”: Exploring children and young people’s engagement with visual methods in a participatory research project on everyday lives ‘in care’,  British Sociological Association conference at the University of East London (12-14 April)

Holland, S., Renold, E., Ross, N. and Hillman, H. (2007) Visualising 'family': how 'looked after' children negotiate, represent and construct 'family', Extended and Extending Families: Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Conference (27-29 June), Edinburgh University

Ross, N., Renold, E., Holland, S. and Hillman, A. (2007) Moving Stories: Using Mobile Methods to Explore the Everyday Lives of Children in Public Care, European Sociological Association Glasgow

Renold, E. (2006) invited paper,Queering ‘girlie’ culture, negotiating heterogendered childhoods, conference,  'The Word Girl in Global Frame', organised by Angela McRobbie (21-22 June, Goldsmiths College).

Renold, E. (2006) Invited paper, Participatory research with looked-after children and young people: Ethical intentions, reflections and expectations, School of Education, Queens University Belfast (15 Sept 2006)

Renold, E. and Holland, S. (2006) Ethical expectations: participatory research with looked-after children and young people, Childhood and Youth: Participation and Choice University of Sheffield, 4-6 July 2006).

Renold, E. (2006) invited paper, 'Ethics and researching with children' at the two day event, "Research Ethics in the Social Sciences" organised by the Association of Research Centres in the Social Sciences (16th June, Manchester University).

Renold, E. (2006) invited paper: “Tomboys, top-girls and moshers: queering ‘girlie’ culture, negotiating heterogendered childhoods”, Swansea Childhood Research Seminar Series, (14 June, Swansea University)

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Conference Presentations (2000 - 2005)

Renold, E. and Allan, A. (2004) Bright and Beautiful: high-achieving girls and the negotiation of young ‘girlie’ femininities, paper presented at the annual British Education Association Conference, UMIST, Manchester, 11-14th September.

Coffey, A. and Renold, E. (2004) Hypermedia Ethnography in Educational Settings: Possibilities and Challenges, paper presented at the annual British Education Association Conference, UMIST, Manchester, 11-14th September.

Renold, E. (2004) Queer(y)ing Innocence: Sexuality in the Primary School, paper pesented at 'Pleasure and Danger Revisited, Sexualities in the 21st Century' Conference, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, 30 June-2 July.

Renold, E. (2003) Professional boyfriends and celebrity couples: exploring young boys heterosexual masculinities in the primary school, paper presented at the annual British Education Association Conference, University of Edinburgh, Scotland 11-13th September.

Renold, E. (2003) Young Boys, Boyfriends and Junior (hetero)Sexualities: problematizing adult-defined concepts of hegemonic(hetero)sexuality and masculinity [Childhood SIG] 6th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Murcia, Spain,  23-26 September, 2003, Murcia.

Renold, E. (2003) Primary school ‘studs’: young boys, boyfriends and junior (hetero)sexualities [Sexualities SIG], paper presented at the 6th European Sociological Association Conference, Murcia, Spain, 23-26th September

Renold, E. (2003) I’m not a girlie’: challenging hyper-femininity and heteronormative relations in the primary school, 4th International Gender and Education Conference, Sheffield University, 14-16th April 2003.

Renold,E. (2002) Gender-based bullying and sexualised harassment amongst primary school children, paper presented to,  Family Studies Research Centre, Cardiff University, 23rd January 2002

Renold,E. (2002) Primary school studs: (de)constructing heterosexual masculinities amongst primary school boys, paper presented to the British Sociological Association, University of Leicester, 25th – 28th April 2002

Renold,E. (2001) Sexualised bullying and harassment in the primary school, paper presented to, 5th Conference of the European Sociological Association, August 28 – September 1 2001, Helsinki, Finland.

Renold,E. (2001) Alternate Spaces: negotiating childhood sexuality, joint paper presented with Claudia Viera (JOMEC) to, Culture Learning and Society Research Group, Cardiff University, 14th February 2001

Renold,E. and Barter,C. (2000) ‘Peer violence in residential settings’: perspectives and experiences’ paper presented at FICE Congress 2000 in conjunction with EUSARF, Maastricht.

Renold, E. (2000)  Presumed Innocence: (hetero)sexual, heterosexist and homophobic harassment in the primary school, paper presented at British Education Research Association Conference, Cardiff University, 11-14 September 2000

Renold, E. (2000) Using N4 to analyse peer talk about violence in residential homes, QSR International,  Institute of Education, London, September 2000.

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