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          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.