Diversity and Inclusion Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Brennan, J. and Mac Ruairc, G., (2017 in press) ‘Different worlds: The cadences of context’ Exploring the emotional terrain of school leadership practice in schools in challenging circumstances, Educational Management Administration & Leadership.

Heinz, M., Keane, E. and Davison, K. (2017) ‘Sexualities of initial teacher education applicants in the Republic of Ireland: Addressing the hidden dimension of diversity in teaching’, Journal of Education for Teaching, 43(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2017.1251103

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2016) ‘Excavating an injustice?: Nationality/ies, ethnicity/ies and experiences with diversity of initial teacher education applicants and entrants in Ireland in 2014’, European Journal of Teacher Education, 39(4), 507-527 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2016.1194392

Keane, E. (2016) ‘Being Altruistically Motivated: The Postgraduate and Career Motivational Orientations of Access Students at an Irish University’, Cambridge Journal of Education, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305764X.2016.1221886

Keane, E. (2016) ‘Considering the ‘impact’ of widening participation: The employment experiences of access graduates from an Irish university’, Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 18(2), 130-153.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2016) ‘Excavating an injustice?: Nationality/ies, ethnicity/ies and experiences with diversity of initial teacher education applicants and entrants in Ireland in 2014’, European Journal of Teacher Education, 39(4), 507-527 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02619768.2016.1194392

Keane, E. & Heinz, M. (2015). Diversity in initial teacher education in Ireland: the socio-demographic backgrounds of postgraduate post-primary entrants in 2013 and 2014. Irish Educational Studies, 34(3), 281-301.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2015) 'Accountability for Equity? A retrospective look at how neo-liberal models of accountability have impacted Irish Education'. Contemporary Educational Leadership, 2(1): 14-29.

Keane, E. (2014) ‘Considering the practical implementation of constructivist grounded theory in a study of widening participation in Irish higher education’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 18(4), 415-43.

Heinz, M. (2013). The next generation of teachers: an investigation of second-level student teachers' backgrounds in the Republic of Ireland. Irish Educational Studies32(2), 139-156.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) 'Las chicas en PISA y el marcado de casillas. Un examen de la perspectiva de los estudiantes sobre las pruebas PISA' Profesorado: Journal of Curriculum and Teacher Education 17 (2).

Keane, E. (2012) ‘Differential prioritising: Orientations to higher education and widening participation’, International Journal of Educational Research, 53, 150-159.

Davison, K., and Nelson, B., (2011) ‘Men and teaching: Good intentions and productive tensions’ The Journal of Men’s Studies – Special Issue: Men and Teaching, 19(2), pp. 91-96.

Keane, E. (2011) ‘Distancing to self-protect: The perpetuation of inequality in higher education through socio-relational dis/engagement’, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 32(3), 449-466.

Keane, E. (2011) ‘Dependence-Deconstruction: Widening Participation and Traditional-Entry Students Transitioning from School to Higher Education in Ireland’, Teaching in Higher Education, 16(6), 655-666.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) 'Destination Zero: Deconstructing the discourse of inclusion' Contemporary Management Quarterly 9(2): 23-35.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) 'They're my words - I'll talk how I like!  Examining social class and linguistic practice among primary-school children'. Language and Education. 25 (6): 535-559.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) 'Where words collide: social class, schools and linguistic discontinuity'. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 32 :541-561.

Keane, E. (2009) ‘'Frictional' relationships ... tension in the camp: Focusing on the relational in under-represented students' experiences in higher education’, Irish Educational Studies, 28(1), 85-102.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2010) 'This way please: The OECD and school leadership development'.  Journal of Educational Administration and History, 42 (3): 223-246.  In the top three articles read in this journal until 2014 listed in Inspiring Leadership in Education Influential and thought-provoking leadership articles by Routledge Education.  See: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/pdf/InspiringLeadershipEducation_collection_VIRTUAL%20ISSUE.pdf

Mac Ruairc, G., (2009) '`Dip, dip sky blue, who's it? NOT YOU: Children's experiences of standardised testing:  A socio-cultural analysis'.  Irish Educational Studies, 28 (1).

Heinz, M. (2008).  The composition of applicants and entrants to teacher education programmes in Ireland: trends and patterns.  Irish Educational Studies, 27(3), 223-240.

Davison, K. (2007) ‘Bodies and male biology’ citation entry for International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, Vol. 1, Flood, M., Kegan Gardiner, J. Pease, B., and Pringle K. (eds.) London: Routledge.

Davison, K. (2007) ‘Phallocentrism’ citation entry for International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, Vol. 1, Flood, M., Kegan Gardiner, J. Pease, B., and Pringle K. (eds.) London: Routledge.

Davison, K. (2007) ‘Essentialism’ citation entry for International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities, Vol. 1, Flood, M., Kegan Gardiner, J. Pease, B., and Pringle K. (eds.) London: Routledge.

Davison, K. (2007) ‘Methodological instability and the disruption of masculinities’, The journal of men and masculinities, 9(3), pp. 379-391.

Davison, K. (2006) ‘Dialectical imagery and postmodern research’, International journal of qualitative studies in education, 19(2), pp. 133-146.

McCauley, V., Davison, K., and Sullivan, K. (2006)  ‘Innovative initiatives: Targeting the declining science enrolments in Ireland’, New Zealand annual review of education, (15), pp. 187-208.

Frank, B., Davison, K., and Kehler, M. (2005) ‘Contradictions and tensions of the practice of masculinities in school: Interrogating embodiment and ‘good buddy talk’’, Journal of curriculum theorizing, 21(4), pp. 59-72.

Davison, K. (2004) ‘Texting gender and body as a distant/ced memory: An autobiographical account of bodies, masculinities and schooling’, Journal of curriculum theorizing, 20(3), pp. 129-149.

Frank, B., Davison, K., Kehler, M., and Lovell, T. (2003) ‘A tangle of trouble: Boys, masculinity and schooling, future directions’, Educational review, 55(2), pp. 120-133. (Cited in the 2003-2004 Australian Federal Government Parliamentary debates regarding gender inequity in a decision to offer federally funded men-only scholarships.  Sex Discrimination Amendment (Teaching Profession) Bill 2004, Department of Parliamentary Services, Bills Digest No. 110 2003-04).

Frank B., and Davison, K. (2001) ‘Masculinities and schooling: Challenging present practices and ‘panics’’, Exceptionality education Canada, 10(1&2), pp. 63-74.

Davison, K. (2000) ‘Boys’ bodies: Physical education’, The journal of men’s studies, 8(2), pp. 255-266.

Books and Reports

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (in press). Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE) in Ireland – A National Research Project Calling for Action. In. Who is in the Classroom? Learners, Teachers, Identities. IDEC Human Rights and Responsibility Conference Report. Intercultural and Diversity Education Centre Ireland.

Ashwin, P., Boud, D., Coate, K., Hallett, F., Keane, E. Krause, K., Lebowitz, B., Maclaren, I., McArthur, J., McCune, V., Tooher, M. (2015) Reflective Teaching in Higher Education, London: Bloomsbury.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2015) Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE) in Ireland: Briefing Paper, Galway, NUI Galway.

Mac Ruairc, G. and Hayes, N., (2015) Room for School: Examining the role of Early Focus in Supporting School Engagement, Dublin: UCD/TCD.

Mac Ruairc, G. and Sugrue, C., (2014) Teacher Education Capacity Building - Iraq

Contract No:  TEEP.C55-II: Intensive Teacher Educator development programme (ITEDP)Evaluation report. World Bank

Keane, E. (2013) ‘Doing 'at least as well?'  Considering the research evidence about access students' undergraduate, postgraduate and early labour market experiences in Ireland’. Trinity Education Papers, Dublin: TCD.

Keane, E. (2013) International Review of the Effectiveness of Widening Participation: Ireland Report, National Report to the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol: HECFE & OFFA.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2009) Literacy in Ballymun. youngballymun, Dublin.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2009) Incredible ChildrenThe Incredible Years initiative in Ballymun schools. youngballymun, Dublin.

Davison, K. (2007) Negotiating masculinities and bodies in schools: The implications of gender theory for the education of boys. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press.

Edited Books

Mac Ruairc, G, Ottesen, E Precey, R., (2013) (eds).  Leadership for Inclusive Education, Vision Values Voices.  Netherlands: SENSE.

Davison, K. and Frank, B. (2007) Masculinities and schooling: International practices and perspectives.  London, ON: The Althouse Press.

Book chapters

Mac Ruairc, G., (2017 in press) ‘Perspectives on leadership praxis and inclusion’ in Boyle, C., Mavropoulou, P., Anderson, J. and Page, A. (Eds), Inclusive Education: Global Issues and Controversies, Netherlands: SENSE, Inclusive Education Series.

Heinz, M., Keane, E., Foley, C. (in press) ‘Career motivations of student teachers in the Republic of Ireland: Continuity and change during educational reform and ‘boom to bust’ economic times’.  In Helen M. G. Watt, Paul W. Richardson & Kari Smith (Eds.) Global Perspectives on Teacher Motivation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Charmaz, K., Keane, E., Thornberg, R. (2017) ‘Evolving grounded theory and social justice inquiry’, in Denzin, N. and Lincoln, Y. (eds.), Handbook of qualitative research. 5th edn. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Mac Ruairc, G., Ottesen, E. and Precey, R., (2013) 'Leadership for inclusive education: Setting the context' In: Mac Ruairc, G, Ottesen ,E. and Precey, R. (eds). Vision, Values, Voices: Leadership for Inclusive Education, Netherlands: SENSE.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) 'Exploring inclusive education for school leadership' In: Andreas Kolliers and Pavlos Hatzopoulos (eds). School Leadership Policy Development. Greece: EPNoSL: 87-95.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) 'Inclusive education: In search of policy imperatives' In: Mac Ruairc, G., Ottesen, E. and Precey, R. (eds). Vision, Values, Voices: Leadership for Inclusive Education, Netherlands: SENSE.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) 'Including who? Deconstructing the discourse' In: Mac Ruairc, G., Ottesen, E. and Precey, R (eds). Vision, Values, Voices: Leadership for Inclusive Education. Netherlands: SENSE.

Boland, J. and Keane, E. (2012) ‘The transformative potential of service/community-based learning as a pedagogy for diversity and social justice in teacher education: A case study from Ireland’, In T. Murphy and J. Tan (eds). Service learning and educating in challenging contexts: International perspectives. London: Continuum.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) 'No parents beyond this point’: 'Una riflessione critica sulla partecipazione parentale in Irlanda' In: Paola Dusi and Luigi Pati (eds). Corresponsabilità educative. Scuola e famiglia nella sfida multiculturale. Una prospettiva Europea. Brescia: La Scuola Editrice.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) 'The PISA girls and ticking the boxes: An examination of students' perspectives on PISA testing' In: Mac Ruairc, G., (eds). Pisa under examination: Changing knowledge changing tests and changing schools, Netherlands: Sense Publications Limited.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2009) 'Language, Socio-economic class and educational underachievement' In: Sheelagh Drudy (eds). Education In Ireland: Challenge and Change. Dublin: Gill and Macmillian.

Davison, K., and Frank, B. (2006) ‘Masculinities and femininities and secondary schooling: The case for a gender analysis in the postmodern condition’, in Skelton, C., Francis, B., and Smulyan, L. (eds.) Handbook of gender and education.  London: Sage Publications, pp. 152-165.

Frank, B., and Davison, K. (2006) ‘Sexualities, genders, bodies and sport: Changing practices of inequity’, in Young, K., and White, P. (eds.) Sport and gender in Canada (Second Edition).  Toronto: Oxford University Press, pp. 178-193.

Davison, K., Lovell, T., Vibert, A., and Frank, B. (2004) ‘Canadian boys and underachievement: No proof for panic’, in Ali, S., Benjamin, S. and Mauthner, M. (eds.)  The politics of gender and education: Critical perspectives.  London: Palgrave/MacMillan, pp. 50-64.

Mac Ruairc, G., (2004) 'Big Mad Words - Language Variation in Schools' In: Devine, D. and Deegan, J (eds).  Primary Voices. Dublin: IPA.

Davison, K. (2000) ‘Masculinities, sexualities and the student body: Sorting gender identities in school’, in James, C. (ed) Experiencing difference.  Halifax: Fernwood Press, pp. 44-52.

Mac Ruairc, G. (1997) 'Big Mad Words - Dialect in the Classroom' In: D Bates (eds).  The Teaching and Usage of English in Contemporary Ireland.  Dublin: UCD.

Conference Publications

Mac Ruairc, G., (2012) Standardised Testing in Ireland, (invited keynote) Proceedings of the INTO Education Conference, Athlone, Literacy Education Conference Dublin: INTO,

Mac Ruairc G., Ahern A., McNamara M., and O Connor T., (2010) Graduate Attributes: Examining critical thinking in curriculum design, delivery and assessment, Education and cultural change, ECER 2010, Helsinki, Finland.

Invited Keynote Presentations

Mac Ruairc, G., (2014) ‘Evaluating school leadership- what inspectors say’ [Keynote Address] Comhdháil Na RoinnCigiri, Finnstown House, 15- 16 June

Mac Ruairc, G., (2014) ‘Exploring the implications of inclusive education for school leadership development’ [Keynote Address], Schulleitung in der Verantwortung für Lernerfolg und Chancengleichheit, Berlin, 18-SEP-14 - 19-SEP-14. (National conference for school leaders, policy makers and key education partners working on the newly formed Lower Saxony / Berlin Brandenberg Leadership Development initiative)

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) ‘Leadership for inclusive education’ [Keynote Lecture], Liderança, Equidade e Aprendizagem, University of Porto, Portugal, 11-12-OCT-13. (National conference for school leaders, policy makers and academics working on school leadership development. The conference leaders are the main providers of leadership development programmes in Portugal)

Mac Ruairc, G., (2012) ‘Standardised testing in Ireland’ [Keynote Lecture], Proceedings of the INTO Education Conference, Literacy Education Conference, Athlone: INTO

Mac Ruairc, G., (2012) ‘School leadership and social justice’ [Keynote Address], European Policy Network on School Leadership: Peer learning conference, Berlin, 27- 29-JUN-12.  (European conference hosted by EPNoSL – attended by ministry representatives, EU commission representatives, academics, head teachers, European Head Teachers Association (ESHA), European Education Employers Association)

Mac Ruairc, G., (2013) ‘Destination zero: Leadership for inclusive education’  [Keynote address], EPNoSl PLA/ Conference, Creating Social Justice through Education Policy Jyväskylä, Finland

Mac Ruairc, G., (2011) ‘Deconstructing the discourse of inclusion’ [Keynote address], Leadership for Inclusion - International Perspectives, Crackow, National conference for school leaders, inspectors, policy makers and academics working on school leadership development 03-04-APR-11

Mac Ruairc, G., (2010) ‘Shifting models of school evaluation in Ireland’ [Keynote Address], European Perspectives on School Evaluation, Krakow, Poland (Address to the initial conference on reform of school inspection) 08- 11-SEP-10

Mac Ruairc, G., (2009) ‘The PISA girls and ticking the boxes: A critical examination of the process of PISA testing from a student perspective’ [Invited Lecture], PISA under Examination: Changing Knowledge, Changing Tests, and Changing Schools, La Palma, Canary Islands, 23- 26-NOV-09.

Conference Papers

Heinz, M., Davison, K. and Keane, E. (2016) Catholic missionaries for Irish schools?  Exploring religious affiliations and convictions of initial teacher education applicants and entrants in the Republic of Ireland.  European Conference of Educational Research.  University College Dublin, 23-26 August.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2016).  Examining barriers to diversity in teaching: A critical exploration of initial teacher education admission criteria in Ireland.  Retrospective for Perspective - Access and Widening Participation 1991-2041. European Access Network (EAN) 25th Annual Conference. University College Dublin, 29-31 May.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2016). Spotlights on the diversity gap: An examination of the socio-demographic backgrounds of applicants and entrants to primary teacher education programmes in Ireland. Educational Studies Association of Ireland 41st Annual Conference, NUI Galway, 31 March – 2 April.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2015) ‘Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE): The Socio-demographic profile of applicants and entrants to initial teacher education in Ireland in 2014’.  Invited presentation at the Conference in the Humanising Rights and Responsibilities Series, Ennis, Co. Clare, December 10th 2015.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2015) ‘The Socio-demographic Profile of Applicants and Entrants to Primary and Post-primary Initial Teacher Education in Ireland in 2014’, Invited presentation to the Galway County Intercultural Forum, Institute for Lifecourse and Society (ILAS), NUI Galway, November 5th 2015.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2015) ‘The career motivations & socio-demographic profiles of initial teacher education applicants in Ireland: Connecting teacher motivation and teacher diversity research’, British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, Queen’s College, Belfast, 15-17 September.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2015) ‘Primary Teacher Education in Ireland: The Socio-demographic Profile of Applicants and Entrants to Primary Initial Teacher Education in Ireland in 2014’, Invited presentation to Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) National Committees Annual Meeting, Clayton Hotel Galway, May 15th 2015.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2015) ‘Exploring Ethnicity in Initial Teacher Education: The Nationality/ies, Ethnicity/ies & Experiences with Diversity of Student Teachers in Ireland’, Presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference, ‘Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis’. Chicago, Illinois, USA, April 2015.

Heinz, M., Keane, E. and Davison, K. (2015) ‘Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Initial Teacher Education in Ireland’. Educational Studies Association of Ireland 40th Annual Conference. Maynooth, 9-11 April.

Heinz, M., Keane, E. and Davison, K. (2015) ‘Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE) in Ireland: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality’. Gender Advanced Research Consortium (ARC): 2015 Seminar Series, National University of Ireland Galway, 8th April.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2015) ‘Exploring Diversity in Initial Teacher Education (DITE) in Ireland - A National Project’, Invited presentation to the Galway University Integration through Drama & Education (GUIDE) symposium (IRC-funded, led by Dr. Charlotte McIvor, NUI Galway), Saturday, January 31st 2015.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2014) ‘Social class in initial teacher education in Ireland: Formal categorisations and self-classifications’, Paper presented at the annual Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) conference, Inspiring future generations; embracing plurality and difference in higher education, Newport, Wales, December 10th-12th.

Keane, E., Heinz, M. and Foley, C. (2014) ‘Diversity in initial teacher education (DITE) in Ireland: A rationale and initial analysis’, Paper presented at the Diversity in Initial Teacher Education & Teaching Research Seminar, School of Education, NUI Galway, October 24th.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2014) ‘Initial Teacher Education: Who gets in and what are the Implications for students, schools and society?’ Paper presented at the International Sociological Association XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology: Facing an Unequal World - Challenges for Global Sociology, Yokohama, July 2014.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2014) ‘Researching Inequalities in Higher Education: The Case of Initial Teacher Education in Ireland’, British Educational Research Association (BERA) Special Interest Group (SiG): Researching Higher Education: Investigating Inequalities, Institute of Education, University of London, May 2014.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2014) ‘Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners? Initial Findings from Ireland's National Diversity Profiling Initial Teacher Education (DITE) Research Project’, Diverse Teachers for Diverse Learners Conference, Strathclyde, May 2014.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2014) ‘Homogeneity and Diversity: A First National Study of the Socio-Demographic Profile of Applicants and Entrants to Initial Teacher Education in Ireland’, Invited presentation to academic staff at King’s Learning Institute, King’s College London, May 2014.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2014) ‘Diversity Profiling Applicants and Entrants to Initial Teacher Education Programmes in the Republic of Ireland - Design, First Implementation and Findings from the 'DITE' questionnaire’, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, April 2014.

Keane, E., Heinz, M. and Foley, C. (2014) ‘Continuity and Change: Examining the Diversity Profile of Initial Teacher Education Applicants and Entrants in Ireland 2006-2013’, Association for Teacher Education in Europe, Winter Conference - Social Justice and Diversity in Teacher Education, Budapest, April 2014.

Heinz, M. and Keane, E. (2014) ‘Diversity Profiling the Irish Student Teacher Body: Research Design & Analysis of Participants' Socio-Demographic Positionalities’, Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong: Policy and Educational Development in a Global Context, University of Hong Kong, February 2014.

Keane, E. and Heinz, M. (2013) ‘Diversity Profiling Initial Teacher Education in Ireland: An Initial Analysis’, How Equal? HEA Conference on Access to Higher Education in Ireland, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, November 7th 2014.

Davison K. (2012) ‘The Irish Male Teacher and Role Models for Boys: Contradictions of Desire and Panic’ Gender and Irish Society in the 19th and 20th Century: New Perspectives and New Ideas, Moore Institute for research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, NUI Galway, 23-24th March, 2012.

Davison, K. (2011) ‘Understanding gender and mentoring: Critical questions as answers’ Keynote Address, Sligo School Project Annual Symposium, Sligo Educate Together School, Sligo, Ireland, 6 May, 2011.

Keane, E., Davison, K., & Khoo, S., (2011) ‘Researching higher education students’ global citizenship and diversity literacies in partnership with international colleagues’ Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Church of Ireland College, Dublin, 14-16 April, 2011.

Davison, K. (2010) ‘Bridging understanding and reaching out: Digital storytelling with marginalized young men in rural Ireland’ Irish Masculinities Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, 26-27 February, 2010.

Davison, K. (2008) ‘Bridging understanding and reaching out: Digital storytelling with marginalized young men in rural Ireland’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 31 May – 3 June.

Davison, K. (2008) ‘Bridging understanding and reaching out: Digital storytelling with marginalized young men in rural Ireland’ Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway, 6-8 March.

Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2005) ‘Hegemonic masculinity as pathology and inequitable pedagogy’ Children and Youth in Emerging and Transforming Societies International Conference, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 28 June – 3 July.

Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2005) ‘Postcolonial masculinities and schooling in the new millennium’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 28-31 May.

Davison, K. (2004) ‘The politics of gender and advancement: Men elementary school teachers and the administrative career path’ Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 28 November – 2 December.

Frank, B., Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2003) ‘Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site’ Australian Association for Research in Education - New Zealand Association for Research in Education Joint Conference, University of Auckland, Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand, 29 November – 3 December.

Frank, B., Davison, K., and Lovell, T.  (2003) ‘Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference, Dalhousie University and The University of King’s College, Halifax, Canada, 1-4 June.

Frank, B., Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2003) ‘Postcolonial masculinities and schooling: An introduction to the research and the Nova Scotia research site’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Study of Education Annual Conference, Dalhousie University and The University of King’s College, Halifax, Canada, 27-30 May.

Frank, B., Vibert, A, Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2002) ‘Nova Scotia boys and underachievement: No proof for panic’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 25-28 May.

Davison, K. (2002) ‘Body talk and masculinities: Texting gender with/out the body’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 29 May – 1 June.

Davison, K. (2002) ‘Facts, fictions and frictions: Researching gender without the body’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 29 May – 1 June.

Frank, B., Davison, K., Lovell, T, and Kehler, M. (2002) ‘A tangle of trouble: Boys, masculinity and schooling, future directions’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 29 May – 1 June.

Frank, B., Vibert, A, Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2002) ‘Nova Scotia boys and underachievement: No proof for panic’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for Sociology and Anthropology Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 29 May – 1 June.

Frank, B., Vibert, A, Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2001) ‘Challenging present perspectives and policies: The politics of masculinities, boys and schooling’ 4th Annual International Conference on Gender and Education, Institute of Education, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 4-6 April.

Davison, K., and Lovell, T. (2000) ‘The boy question: Current perspectives regarding boys and schooling in the new millennium’ Atlantic Educators’ Conference, Halifax, Canada, 3-4 November.

Davison, K. (2000) ‘Masculinities, sexualities and the student body: Sorting gender identities in school’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 24-27 May.

Davison, K. (2000) ‘Masculinities in schooling: Challenging present practices and perspectives’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 24-27 May.

Davison, K. (1999) ‘Physical education: Boys’ bodies in schools’ Atlantic Educators’ Conference, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada, 19-20 November.

Davison, K. and Nelson, K. (1998) ‘The men’s movement and the need for change’ National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference, State University of New York, Stony Brook, Stony Brook, U.S.A., 6-9 August.

Davison, K. (1998) ‘Manly expectations: Memories of masculinities in schools’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 28-31 May.

Davison, K. (1998) ‘Manly expectations: Memories of masculinities in schools’ Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, 28-31 May.

Davison, K. (1998) ‘Boys’ bodies: Physical education’ American Men’s Studies Association Conference, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, U.S.A. 21-25 March.

Davison, K. (1996) ‘What really happens in school?’ National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS) Conference, Lewis and Clarke College, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 25-27 July 25-27.