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Biography

Jim Reid joined the University in September 2008 and is a Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies in the Department of Education and Community Studies.

Subsequent to social work practice with children and their families and as a social work manager he spent four years as a staff development officer with a local authority children’s department. He then took up a post with the University of Teesside where he taught social work before managing the social work programmes at that University. During this period Jim worked with UNICEF if Central Asia in developing academic infrastructure and practices.

As a member of the Huddersfield Centre for Research in Education and Society (HUDCRES), Jim’s recent research interests have focussed on particular aspects of professionalism including; employability and teacher’s experiences and understanding of care. He is currently developing research into the utility of ‘baby boxes’ with colleagues. Jim’s teaching is in the area of children and childhood.

He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, founding convenor of the Children and Childhoods SIG at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) and a member of the BERA conference and events committee. He is a member of the International Sociological Association.

 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Institutional ethnographic study of teachers experiences in a small urban primary school during a ‘notice to improve’ focused on the experience and understanding of care’
  • Employability
  • Professionalism
  • Researcher reflexivity
  • Employability and ‘care’.

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reflexivity Social Sciences
employability Social Sciences
ethnography Social Sciences
book review Social Sciences
Adult Education Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
wisdom Social Sciences
teacher Social Sciences

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 5 Chapter
  • 3 Book
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Book/Film/Dance Article review

Book review: Seeking wisdom in adult education and learning, edited by Wilma Fraser

Reid, J., 2019, In : Studies in the Education of Adults. 51, 1, p. 149-150 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

book review
Adult Education
wisdom
learning
moral philosophy
teacher
mediation
political ethics
social milieu

Perspectives on and from Institutional Ethnography

Reid, J. (ed.) & Russell, L. (ed.), 15 Nov 2017, Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. 192 p. (Studies in Qualitative Methodology; vol. 15)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

ethnography
everyday experience
sociological theory
operationalization
social research

Reflexivity and Praxis: The Redress of 'I' Poems in Revealing Standpoint

Reid, J., 15 Nov 2017, Perspectives On and From Institutional Ethnography. Reid, J. & Russell, L. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., (Studies in Qualitative Methodology; vol. 15).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
reflexivity
ethnography
objectification
privilege
subjectivity

Standpoint: Using Bourdieu to Understand IE and the Researcher's Relation with Knowledge Generation

Reid, J., 25 Aug 2017, Perspectives On and From Institutional Ethnography. Reid, J. & Russell, L. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 71-90 20 p. (Studies in Qualitative Methodology; vol. 15).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
reflexivity
knowledge
sociology
experience

Activities 2014 2018

  • 7 Oral presentation
  • 3 Invited talk

Perspectives In and From Institutional Ethnography

Jim Reid (Speaker)
15 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

'Professional Love' in A Time of Cholic: Innovative Application of a Practitioner Framework and Researching Abstract Concepts with Children & Young People

Martin Purcell (Speaker), James Reid (Speaker), Jools Page (Speaker)
5 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Theorising a University Module Exploring the Concept of "Voice" Arising in the UNCRC and the Social Study of Childhood

James Reid (Speaker)
29 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

How Do Teachers Come to Care?

Jim Reid (Speaker)
10 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Institutional Silencing of Care in School: Implications for Children and Young People

Jim Reid (Speaker)
23 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk