Journal Articles: Sole Author


          Davies, B. forthcoming. Emergent reading. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education


Davies, B. 2024. Emergent life. Cultural Studies < -- > Critical methodologies. Special Issue: Childhoods, Cultures and Critical Qualitative Inquiry

Davies, B. 2023 online. New principles to live by: and a change of skin. Australian Journal of Environmental Education. DOI:

Davies, B. published online 2023. Remembering Norm. Qualitative Inquiry,

Davies, B. 2023. Positioning and the Thick Tangles of Spacetimemattering. Qualitative Inquiry, 29(3–4), 466–474.

Davies, B. 2022. Masks/Virus/Human Entanglements: Response to Denzin’s Scenes From Masked and Anonymous. Qualitative Inquiry. 28(10) pp. 1104-1110

Davies, B. (2021). Moving beyond (id)entities, toward emergent becomings of the world and its mattering. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1-17. doi:10.1017/aee.2021.20

Da      Davies, B. 2021. Re-Turning to the Event of Colonisation in New South Wales Genealogy, 5(1), 2;

           Davies, B. (2020) The persistent smile of the cheshire cat. Explorations in the agency of matter through art-making. Qualitative Inquiry 26(7) 707-715 DOI: 10.1177/1077800418809742 (published on line 2018)              

          Davies, B. (2020) Life in neoliberal institutions: Australian stories. Qualitative Inquiry 26(7) 748-754. DOI:10.1177/10778004|9878737 (published on line 2019)

          Davies, B. (2019) Seduction and desire: the power of the spectacle. Qualitative Inquiry 25(1) 37-44 DOI: 10:1177/1077800418786899. Reprinted in Denzin, N. K. and Giardina, M. D. (Eds.) 2019 Qualitative Inquiry at the Crossroads. Political, Performative and Methodological Reflections. New York: Routledge

Davies, B. (2018) Encounters with difference and the entangled enlivening of being. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 7(4) 1-19

Davies, B. (2018) The persistent smile of the cheshire cat. Explorations in the agency of matter through art-making. Qualitative Inquiry DOI: 10.1177/1077800418809742

Davies, B. (2017) Animating ancestors: from representation to diffraction. Qualitative Inquiry 23 (4) 267-275

  Davies, B. (2016). Ethics and the new materialism. A brief genealogy of the ‘post’ philosophies in the social sciences. Discourse Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 39(1) 113-127

Davies, B. (2014) The affective flows of art-making. Bank Street Occasional Papers

Davies, B. (2014) Reading anger in early childhood intra-actions: a diffractive analysis. Qualitative Inquiry 20(7) 734-741

Davies, B., (2012) The ethic of truths: Badiou and Pierre Rivière, Emotion, Space and Society, 5(4) 226-234.

Davies, B. (2011) Intersections between zen buddhism and deleuzian philosophy. Psyke and Logos 32 (1) 28-45

Davies, B. (2011) Bullies as guardians of the moral order: re-thinking the origins of bullying in schools. Children and Society 25(4) 278-286

Davies, B. (2011) Open listening: creative evolution in early childhood settings. International Journal of Early Childhood. 43(2) 119-132

Davies, B. (2010) The struggle between the individualised subject of phenomenology and the multiplicities of the poststructuralist subject: the problem of agency. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology 1(1) 54-68

Davies, B. (2009) Forskolan – en demokratisk tankesmedja? Modern Barndom 1/09, 25-27

Davies, B (2007) Re-thinking gender in terms of positioning, relations of power, and the ethics of responsibility. Språk och kön I nutida och historiskt perspektiv, 71, 33-44.

Davies, B. (2006). Subjectification: the relevance of Butler’s analysis for education. British Journal of Sociology of Education. Special issue. Troubling identities: reflections on Judith Butler’s work for the Sociology of Education, 27(4), 425-438. 

Davies, B. (2006). Women and transgression in the halls of academe. Studies in Higher Education: Special issue. Transgressive Possibilities: Gender in Higher Education, 31(4), 497-509. 

Davies, B. (2005). Winning the hearts and minds of academics in the service of neoliberalism. Dialogue, 24(1), 26-37. 

Davies, B. (2005). The (im)possibility of intellectual work in neoliberal regimes. Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, (26) 1, 1-14.

Davies, B. (2003). Death to critique and dissent? The policies and practices of new managerialism and of “evidence-based practice”. Gender and Education, 15(1), 89-101. Reprinted (2005). In B. Francis & C. Skelton (Eds.), A Feminist Critique of Education, Routledge. Reprinted (2012). In Transforming practice: critical issues in equity, diversity and education. The Open University and Trentham Books.

Journal Articles: Joint Author

          Speedy, J., Davies, B., Gannon, S., Kirkpatrick, D., Laidler, C., Linnell, S. (2022) Arctic terns: writing and art-making our way through the pandemic, Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies (DOI: 10.1177/15327086211072265/ ID: CSCM-21-0136). 1-15

De Schauwer, E., Daelman, S., Vandenbussche, H., Sergeant, S., Van de Putte, I. and Davies, B., (2020). Desiring and critiquing humanity/ability/personhood: disrupting the ability/disability binary: Disability and Society

Van     Van de Putte, I., De Schauwer, E., Van Hove, G., Davies, B., (2019) Violent Life in an Inclusive Classroom: Come on, Read, Peter! Moving From Moral Judgment to an Onto-Epistemological Ethics Qualitative Inquiry 26 (1)

Thomson, J. and Davies, B. (2019) Becoming with art differently: entangling matter, thought and love.  Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies DOI: 10.1177/1532708619830123, 1-10

        Thomson, J., Linnell, S., Laws, C. and Davies, B. (2018) Entanglements between art-making and storytelling in a collective biography on the death of an intimate other. Departures in Critical Qualitative Inquiry 7(3) 4-26

Davies, B., Diaz-Diaz, C., Semenec, P. (2020) Interview with Bronwyn Davies, In C. Diaz-Diaz and P. Semenec (Eds.), Research after the Child: Engaging with Posthumanist and New Materialist Methodologies. Springer. 21-32

    Davies, B., Masschelein, A. and Roach, R. (2018) Emergent Conversations: Bronwyn Davies on the Transformation of Interview Practices in the Social Sciences. An interview with Anneleen Masschelein and Rebecca Roach. Biography an interdisciplinary quarterly vol. 41, no. 2. 256-269

De Schauwer, E., Van de Putte, I., Blockmans I. G. E., and Davies, B. (2018) The Intra-Active Production of Normativity and Difference. Gender and Education 30(5) 607-622

D        De Schauwer, E.,Van De Putte, I., and Davies, B. (2018) Collective Biography: Using Memory Work to Explore the Space-in-Between Normativity and Difference/Disability Qualitative Inquiry Volume 24. 8-19. Article first published online: September 14, 2017

           Van de Putte, I., De Schauwer, E., Van Hove, G. and Davies, B. (2018) Rethinking agency as an assemblage from change management to collaborative work International Journal of Inclusive Education 22(8) 885-901. Published online: 08 Dec 2017 2

De Schauwer, E., Van De Putte, I., van Goidsenhoven, L., Blockmans, I., Vandescasteele, M. and Davies, B. (2017) Animating disability differently: mobilizing a heterotopian imagination. Qualitative Inquiry 23(4) 276-286

De Schauwer, E., Claes, L., Van De Putte, I., Verstichele, M. Davies, B. (2016) Shildrick’s monster: exploring a new approach to difference/disability through collective biography Disability and Society

De Schauwer, E. and Davies, B. (2015) Crossing thresholds with a child with a disability, Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 4(4) 83-98

Linnell, S. and Davies, B. (2015) poetry, art and deleuze. Rhizomes. Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 28

Speedy, J. and Davies, B. and. (2015) Jane’s stroke. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research

Wyatt, J., Gale, K., Gannon, S., Davies, B., Norman K. Denzin, N.K., and St. Pierre, E. (2015) Deleuze and collaborative writing: Responding to/with ‘JKSB’. Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies

De Schauwer, E., Claes, L., Van De Putte, I., Davies, B., (submitted 2015). The space-in-between normativity and difference/disability. International Journal for Inclusive Education

De Schauwer, E. and Davies, B. (accepted 2015) Crossing thresholds with a child with a disability, Departures in Critical Qualitative Research

Bansel, P. and Davies, B. (2014) Assembling Oscar, assembling South Africa, assembling affects. Emotion Space and Society

Davies, B., De Schauwer, E., Claes, L., De Munck, K., Van De Putte, I., Verstichele, M. (2013). Recognition and difference: a collective biography. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education Vol. 26, No. 6, 680–690

Davies, B. and Gannon, S. (2013) Collective biography and the entangled enlivening of being. International Review of Qualitative Research 5(4) 357-376

Davies, B., Gonick, M. Lampert, J. and Gottschall, K. (2013) Ruptures in the production of girlhood: teenage flows and multiplicities Girlhood Studies 6(1) 46-62

Davies, B. and Speedy, J. (2012) Who was Pierre Riviere? Introduction to the special issue, Emotion Space and Society 5(4) 207-215

Zabrodska, K., Linnell, S., Laws, C., and Davies, B. (2011) Bullying as intra-active process in neoliberal universities. Qualitative Inquiry 17, 709-719 

Petersen, E. B. and Davies, B. (2010). In/Difference in the neoliberalised university. Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences 3(2) 93-109

Davies, B. & Bansel, P. (2010). Governmentality and academic work: shaping the hearts and minds of academic workers. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing July 26(3) 5-20

Wyatt, J., Gale, K., Gannon, S. and Davies, B. (2010) Deleuzian Thought and Collaborative Writing: A Play in Four Acts. Qualitative Inquiry 16 730-741

Ellwood, C., Davies, B. (2010). Violence and the moral order in contemporary schooling: a discursive analysis. Qualitative Research in Psychology 7(2) 85-98

Bansel, P., Davies, B., Laws, C., Linnell, S. (2009) Bullies, bullying and power in the contexts of schooling, British Journal of Sociology of Education. 30 (1) 59-69

Bansel, P., Davies, B., Gannon, S., Linnell, S. (2008) Technologies of audit at work on the writing subject: a discursive analysis, Studies in Higher Education. 33(6) 673-683

Bird Claiborne, L., Cornforth, S., Davies, B., Milligan, A. & White, J. (2008). Inclusion and mastery: variations on the theme of subjection. Gender and Education 5, 1-14.

Davies, B. & Davies, C. (2007). Having or being had by experience, Qualitative Inquiry13(8) 1139-1159

Davies, B. & Bansel, P. (2007). Governmentality and academic work: shaping the hearts and minds of academic workers. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing July 23(2)

Davies, B. & Bansel, P. (2007). Neoliberalism and education. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Special issue on neoliberalism and education edited by Bronwyn Davies and Peter Bansel, 20(3), 247-260.

Davies, B. & Saltmarsh, S. (2007). Gender economies: literacy and the gendered production of neoliberal subjectivities. Gender and Education, 19(1), 1-20. 

Davies, B., Gottsche, M. & Bansel, P. (2006). The rise and fall of the neoliberal university.European Journal of Education, 41(2), 305-319.

Davies, B. Browne, J. Gannon, S. Hopkins, L., McCann, H., & Wihlborg, M. (2006). Constituting ‘the subject’ in poststructuralist discourse. Feminism & Psychology, 16(1), 87-103.

Davies, B., Gannon, S., Laws, C. & Edwards, J. (2007). Neoliberal subjectivities and the limits of social change in university-community partnerships. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 35(1), 27-39.