This page contains information about research groups with cognate interests; recommended reading on topics related to families, identities, and gender; and links to scholarly resources related to families, identities, and gender.
- Cardiff Fertility Studies: A group of researchers dedicated to studying all aspects of fertility health in order to better understand the experiences of men and women trying to become parents.
- Gendered Research Opportunities is a new research unit based in the Politics Department (Cardiff University) which provides students with the chance to explore key issues surrounding gender (in)equality.
- Sexualities and Gender Research Group: This Cardiff University-based research cluster brings together people interested and involved in research on sexuality and/or gender.
Emotion and the Researcher
These books and articles were recommended by speakers at the Emotion and the Researcher Workshops in January and March 2014.
References from Janet Fink’s paper:
- Kristin Blakely (2007) ‘Reflections on the role of emotion in feminist research’. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 6 (2), pp.59-68.
- Kalwant Bhopal (2010) ‘Gender, identity and experience: researching marginalised groups’. Women’s Studies International Forum, 33, 188-195.
- Sandra Bucerius (2013) ‘Becoming a “trusted outsider”: gender, ethnicity and inequality in ethnographic research’. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 42 (6), pp.690-721.
- Janet Holland (2007) ‘Emotions and research’. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 10 (3), pp. 195-209.
References from Tracey Loughran’s paper:
- Alexander, Sally. ‘Becoming A Woman in London in the 1920s and ‘30s’. In her Becoming A Woman and Other Essays in 19th and 20th Century Feminist History (London, 1994), pp. 203-25.
- Colls, Robert. ‘When We Lived in Communities: Working-Class Culture and its Critics’, in R. Colls and R. Rodger (eds), Cities of Ideas: Civil Society and Urban Governance in Britain, 1800-2000: Essays in Honour of David Reeder (Aldershot, 2004), pp. 283-307.
- Heron, Liz (ed.), Truth, Dare or Promise: Girls Growing Up in the Fifties (London, 1985).
- Hoggart, Richard. The Uses of Literacy (Harmondsworth, 1958).
- Steedman, Carolyn. Landscape for a Good Woman (London, 1986).
- Walkerdine, Valerie. Schoolgirl Fictions (London, 1990).
References from Dawn Mannay’s paper:
- Brady, G. and Brown, G. 2013. Rewarding but let’s talk about the challenges: using arts based methods in research with young mothers. Methodological Innovations Online, 8(1), pp. 99-112.
- Delamont, S. and Atkinson, P. 1995. Fighting familiarity: essays on education and ethnography. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.
- Fink, J. and Lomax, H. (eds) (2012) Images and Inequalities: Implications for Policy and Research, Critical Social Policy, Themed Issue, 32 (1).
- Hearne, J. 2012. in Emergent writing methodologies in feminist studies. Edited by Mona Livholts. London: Routledge.
- Mannay, D. 2014 (forthcoming). Story telling beyond the academy: exploring roles, responsibilities and regulations in the Open Access dissemination of research outputs and visual data. The Journal of Corporate Citizenship.
- Mannay, D. 2013. ‘Who put that on there… why why why?:’ Power games and participatory techniques of visual data production. Visual Studies, 28 (2), pp.136-146.
- Mannay, D. 2013. ‘I like rough pubs’: exploring places of safety and danger in violent and abusive relationships. Families, Relationships and Societies, 2 (1), 131-137.
- Mannay, D. 2011. Taking refuge in the branches of a guava tree: the difficulty of retaining consenting and non-consenting participants’ confidentiality as an indigenous researcher. Qualitative Inquiry, 17 (10), 962-964.
- Mannay, D. 2010. Making the familiar strange: Can visual research methods render the familiar setting more perceptible? Qualitative Research, 10 (1), 91-111.
- Pease, B. 2012. in Emergent writing methodologies in feminist studies. Edited by Mona Livholts. London: Routledge.
- Rose, G. 2001. Visual methodologies. London: Sage.
- Assuming Gender: Assuming Gender is an interdisciplinary Cardiff University project dedicated to the analysis of constructions of gendered texts, practices, and subjectivities. It comprises a journal, seminar, and lecture series.
- Dumbarton Oaks Bibliography on Gender in Byzantium: an invaluable bibliographic tool for scholars of the Byzantine gender system.
- Infertility in History, Science and Culture Conference website: this website contains information on scholars working on infertility from a range of disciplinary perspectives, as well as recordings of selected papers presented at the conference.