Dr Val Gillies

Professor

DepartmentSocial Sciences

Research outputs

(M)othering and the politics of early intervention: biologisation and the reproduction of gendered, classed and raced inequalities
Gillies, V. and Edwards, R. 2019. (M)othering and the politics of early intervention: biologisation and the reproduction of gendered, classed and raced inequalities. Revue des politiques sociales et familiales.

Parallels and ruptures in the neoliberal intensive parenting regime
Gillies, V. 2019. Parallels and ruptures in the neoliberal intensive parenting regime. Families, Relationships and Societies.

All the ACEs: A Chaotic Concept for Family Policy and Decision-Making?
Gillies, V., White, S. and Edwards, R. 2019. All the ACEs: A Chaotic Concept for Family Policy and Decision-Making? Social Policy and Society. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1017/S147474641900006X

Troubling Children’s Families: Who’s Troubled and Why? Approaches to Inter-Cultural Dialogue
Ribbens McCarthy, J and Gillies, V. 2018. Troubling Children’s Families: Who’s Troubled and Why? Approaches to Inter-Cultural Dialogue. Sociological Research Online. 23 (1), pp. 219-244. doi:10.1177/1360780417746871

Troubling families: parenting and the politics of early intervention
Gillies, V. 2014. Troubling families: parenting and the politics of early intervention. in: Wagg, S. and Pilcher, J. (ed.) Thatcher’s Grandchildren Politics and Childhood in the Twenty-First Century London Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 204-224

Challenging the politics of early intervention: who's 'saving' children and why
Gillies, V., Edwards, R. and Horsley, N. 2017. Challenging the politics of early intervention: who's 'saving' children and why. Bristol Policy Press.

Power, Knowledge and the Academy: The Institutional is Political
Gillies, V. and Lucey, H. (ed.) 2007. Power, Knowledge and the Academy: The Institutional is Political . Palgrave Macmillan.

Early intervention and evidence-based policy and practice: framing and taming
Edwards, R., Gillies, V. and Horsley, N. 2015. Early intervention and evidence-based policy and practice: framing and taming. Social Policy and Society. 15 (1), pp. 1-10. doi:10.1017/S1474746415000081

Brain science and early years policy: Hopeful ethos or ‘cruel optimism’?
Edwards, R., Gillies, V. and Horsley, N. 2015. Brain science and early years policy: Hopeful ethos or ‘cruel optimism’? Critical Social Policy. 35 (2), pp. 167-187. doi:10.1177/0261018315574020

'What about the children?' Re-engineering citizens of the future
Gillies, V. 2017. 'What about the children?' Re-engineering citizens of the future . in: Pykett, J., Jones, R. and Whitehead, M. (ed.) Psychological Governance and Public Policy Abingdon Routledge.

Brave new brains: sociology, family and the politics of knowledge
Gillies, V., Edwards, R. and Horsley, N. 2016. Brave new brains: sociology, family and the politics of knowledge. Sociological Review. 64 (2), p. 219–237. doi:10.1111/1467-954X.12374

Family Troubles? Exploring Changes and Challenges in the Family Lives of Children and Young People
McCarthy, J., Hooper, C. A. and Gillies, V. (ed.) 2014. Family Troubles? Exploring Changes and Challenges in the Family Lives of Children and Young People. Bristol Policy Press.

Pushed to the Edge: Inclusion and Behaviour Support in Schools
Gillies, V. 2016. Pushed to the Edge: Inclusion and Behaviour Support in Schools. Bristol Policy Press.

Marginalised Mothers: Exploring Working Class Experiences
Gillies, V. 2007. Marginalised Mothers: Exploring Working Class Experiences. London Routledge.