Andrea Abbas, Professor of the Sociology of Higher Education

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Research Output 2001 2018

2018

REPORT ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION IN CHINA: Results of needs analysis on inclusive education

Sanahuja Gavaldà, J. M., Tan, Q., Madureira, I., Abbas, A. & Garcia, E., 1 Jan 2018, Report to EU.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

China
education
Tibet
primary school
teacher

Using the Sociology of Basil Bernstein in Higher Education Research

Donnelly, M. & Abbas, A., 12 Nov 2018, Theory and Method in Higher Education Research . Huissman, J. & Tight, M. (eds.). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Vol. 4. p. 1-17 17 p. (Theory and Method in Higher Education Research; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
earning a doctorate
student
university
learning

Quality in Undergraduate Education: How powerful knowledge disrupts inequality

McLean, M., Abbas, A. & Ashwin, P., 1 Nov 2017, London: Bloomsbury Publishing. 272 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

university education
social science
education
student
knowledge acquisition

Sociological knowledge and transformation

Jenkins, C., Barnes, C., McLean, M., Abbas, A. & Ashwin, P., 4 Jan 2017, Socially Just Pedagogies, Capabilities and Quality in Higher Education: Global Perspectives. Walker, M. & Wilson-Strydon, M. (eds.). Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 45-67 (Palgrave Studies in Global Citizenship Education and Democracy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

sociology
university
curriculum
pedagogics
Teaching
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptualising transformative undergraduate experiences: a phenomenographic exploration of students’ personal projects

Ashwin, P., Abbas, A. & McLean, M., Dec 2016, In : British Educational Research Journal. 42, 6, p. 962-977

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
experience
student
university
sociology student
education

Teaching Excellence in the Disciplines

Abbas, A., Brennan, J., Abbas, J., Gantogtokh, O. & Bryman, K., Jul 2016, Higher Education Academy. 90 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
pedagogics
Teaching
student
learning
education
4 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of curricula content on English sociology students' transformations: the case of feminist knowledge

Abbas, A., Ashwin, P. & McLean, M., 2016, In : Teaching in Higher Education. 21, 4, 15 p., CTHE1155551.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
File
sociology student
teaching content
sociology
gender
curriculum
2015

Changing practices, changing values? A Bernsteinian analysis of knowledge production and knowledge exchange in two UK universities.

Little, B., Abbas, A. & Singh, M., 6 Nov 2015, Change in Networks, Higher Educationand Knowledge Societies: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Analyses. Välimaa, J. & Hoffmann, D. (eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, (The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International Comparative Perspective; vol. 15).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

knowledge production
knowledge society
university
knowledge
Values

Poor transitions: social exclusion and young adults

Webster, C., Simpson, D., MacDonald, R., Abbas, A., Ceislik, M. & Shildrick, T., 2015, Policy Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

9 Citations (Scopus)

Representations of a high-quality system of undergraduate education in English higher education policy documents

Ashwin, P., Abbas, A. & Mclean, M., 2015, In : Studies in Higher Education. 40, 4, p. 610-623 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
discourse
education
pedagogics
market
student
5 Citations (Scopus)
File
stigmatization
pedagogics
sociology
social science
university
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)

How do students' accounts of sociology change over the course of their undergraduate degrees?

Ashwin, P., Abbas, A. & McLean, M., Feb 2014, In : Higher Education. 67, 2, p. 219-234 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
sociology
student
criminology
interview
education
2013

A Bernsteinian view of learning and teaching undergraduate sociology-based social science

McLean, M., Abbas, A. & Ashwin, P., Jun 2013, In : Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences (ELiSS). 5, 2, p. 32-44 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
sociology
social science
pedagogics
Teaching
learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Qualitative Life-grids: A proposed method for comparative European educational research

Abbas, A., Ashwin, P. & Mclean, M., Sep 2013, In : European Educational Research Journal. 12, 3, p. 320-329 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
educational research
biographical method
meso level
macro level
micro level
14 Citations (Scopus)

The use and value of Bernstein's work in studying (in)equalities in undergraduate social science education

McLean, M., Abbas, A. & Ashwin, P., Mar 2013, In : British Journal of Sociology of Education. 34, 2, p. 262-280 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

equality
social science
university
university education
pedagogics
8 Citations (Scopus)

University knowledge, human development and pedagogic rights

McLean, M., Abbas, A. & Ashwin, P., 2013, Human development and capabilties: re-imagining the university of the 21st Century. Boni, A. & Walker, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 30-43 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

A new revolution in higher education policy in England?

Abbas, A., 2012, Freedom Equality University. Kościelniak, C. & Makowski, J. (eds.). Civic Institute, p. 155-171 15 p. 9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Neoliberal policy, quality and inequality in undergraduate degrees

Abbas, A., McLean, M. & Ashwin, P., 2012, Organising Neoliberalism: Markets, Privatisation and Justice. Anthem Press, p. 179-199 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality and Inequality in Undergraduate Courses: A Policy Makers Guide

Ashwin, P., McLean, M. & Abbas, A., 1 Jun 2012, University of Nottingham. 10 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
student
social science
Teaching
sociology
university

The pedagogic device: sociology, knowledge practices and teaching-learning processes

Ashwin, P., Abbas, A. & McLean, M., 2012, Tribes and Territories in the 21st Century: Rethinking the significance of disciplines in higher education. Trowler, P., Saunders, M. & Bamber, V. (eds.). London: New York: Routledge, p. 118-129 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Higher Education and Consumption

Abbas, A., 2011, Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture. Southerton, D. (ed.). First ed. London: Sage Publications, Vol. 1. p. 714-716 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

education
biographical method
social science
Teaching
sociology
student
2010

Tackling inequality through quality

Abbas, A. & McLean, M., 2010, Global Inequalities and Higher Education : Whose interests are we serving?. Unterhalter, E. & Carpentier, V. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 241-267 26 p. (Universities into the 21st Century).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

The 'biographical turn' in university sociology teaching: A Bernsteinian analysis

Mclean, M. & Abbas, A., Oct 2009, In : Teaching in Higher Education. 14, 5, p. 529-539 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sociology
university
Teaching
university teacher
biographical method
2007
6 Citations (Scopus)
pedagogics
qualitative research
education
system comparison
university
2005

Social Futures: Desire, Excess and Waste: The Consumption and Waste Stream - Editorial Introduction to a collection from the 2003 BSA Conference

Abbas, A., Taylor, S., Chapman, T., Morland, D. & Nutt, D., 1 Jul 2005, In : Sociological Research Online. 10, 2, p. 1 - 5 3 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

sociological theory
New Labour
technological change
social research
social isolation

Social Futures?: the Sociology of Substance and Shadow: A collection from the 2003 British Sociological Association Annual Conference: Introduction

Morland, D., Nutt, D., Taylor, S., Abbas, A. & Chapman, T., 1 Dec 2005, In : Sociological Research Online. 10, 4, p. 1 - 3 3 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

sociology
modernity
cultural turn
political structure
economic structure
2004
43 Citations (Scopus)

The embodiment of class, gender and age through leisure: A realist analysis of long distance running

Abbas, A., Apr 2004, In : Leisure Studies. 23, 2, p. 159-175 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
sport
magazine
popularity
Sports
2003
4 Citations (Scopus)
communicative competence
university teaching
Teaching
dialogue
communication
2002

Rituals of gothic recreation: an analysis of the personal and social significance of Whitby Gothic Weekend

Abbas, A. & Shildrick, T., 2002, The power of oral history: memory, healing and development. Denis, P. & Worthington, J. (eds.). South Africa: The international oral history association in collaboration with Sinamlando Project, University of Natal, Vol. 3. p. 1161-1176 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Towards a sociology of teaching and learning: Politicising pedagogic praxis?

Abbas, A. & McLean, M., 30 Nov 2002, p. 1. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

pedagogics
sociology
Teaching
work contract
learning
2001
22 Citations (Scopus)

Becoming Sociologists: supporting part-time teachers of sociology to form professional identities

Abbas, A. & McLean, M., 2001, In : British Journal of Sociology of Education. 22, 3, p. 339-352 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sociologist
sociology
teacher
working conditions
education system