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Skattebol J, 2010, (re)searching shared meanings between teachers and children; identities, being and belonging, VDM Verlag, Saarbrueken

Book Chapters

Skattebol J; Blaxland M, 2024, 'Conceptualizing Challenging Childhoods', in The Routledge Handbook on the Influence of Built Environments on Diverse Childhoods, Routledge, pp. 23 - 35,

Skattebol J; Hayes D, 2019, 'Cracking with affect: relationality in young people's movements in and out of mainstream schooling', in Alternative Educational Programmes, Schools and Social Justice, Routledge, pp. 6 - 20,

Skattebol J, 2019, ''Child Poverty and Wellbeing: the Case of Australia'', in Li B (ed.), Anti-poverty from theories to practices., pp. 1 - 25

Skattebol J, 2016, '‘It’s hard to blend in’: everyday experiences of schooling achievement, migration and neoliberal education policy', in Hunner-Kreisel C; Bohne S (ed.), Childhood, Youth and Migration: Connecting Global and Local Perspectives, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 83 - 99,

Skattebol J; Aydemir O; Mourad F; Arthur L, 2015, 'Insider Islamic Spaces of Inquiry: Muslim educators producing new knowledge in Sydney Australia', in Practitioner research in early childhood: International issues and perspectives.

Hayes D; Skattebol J, 2014, 'Education and the Politics of Belonging', in Handbook of Children and Youth Studies, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 9,

Skattebol J, 2005, 'Difference, deafness and donor choice', in Jones HG; Kirkman DM (ed.), Sperm Wars: The Rights and Wrongs of Reproduction, ABC Enterprises, Sydney, pp. 242 - 252

Skattebol J; Gilbert S, 2004, 'Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families', in Salter G; Johnston C; Lunn H (ed.), Does this child need help? Identification and Early Intervention, Australian Early Intervention Association, Sydney, pp. 24 - 30

Journal articles

Skattebol J; Hind P; Blaxland M; Newton BJ, 2024, 'Smoke: Enablers and barriers for sustainable engagement with local Aboriginal communities', Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 49, pp. 125 - 139,

Redmond G; Main G; O'donnell AW; Skattebol J; Woodman R; Mooney A; Wang J; Turkmani S; Thomson C; Brooks F, 2024, 'Who excludes? Young People's Experience of Social Exclusion', Journal of Social Policy, 53, pp. 236 - 259,

Hopwood M; Bryant J; Neale J; Caluzzi G; Skattebol J; MacLean S, 2024, 'Alcohol and other drug continuing care for young people: identifying helpful program mechanisms', International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 29,

Caluzzi G; MacLean S; Gray R; Skattebol J; Neale J; Bryant J, 2023, '‘I just wanted a change, a positive change’: Locating hope for young people engaged with residential alcohol and drug services in Victoria, Australia', Sociology of Health and Illness, 45, pp. 1691 - 1708,

O’Donnell AW; Redmond G; Skattebol J; Allen J; Thomson C; MacDougall C, 2023, 'The Relationship Between Financial Hardships and the Development of Risk-Taking Behaviors: The Protective Role of Extracurricular Activities', Youth and Society, 55, pp. 895 - 923,

Turkmani S; Bista S; Wang JJJ; O’Donnell AW; Thomson C; Radcliffe NJ; Skattebol J; Redmond G; Brooks F, 2023, 'Social and Emotional Wellbeing Among Young People; the Mitigating Role of Ecological Domains', Child Indicators Research, 16, pp. 941 - 962,

Adamson E; Skattebol J, 2023, 'Pockets of promise: exploring innovation and complexity of remote ECEC service delivery in Australia', Frontiers in Education, 8,

Skattebol J; Adamson E; Blaxland M, 2023, 'Serving families who face economic and related adversities: the ‘5 As’ of effective ECEC service delivery', Frontiers in Education, 8,

Blaxland M; Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Van Toorn G; Thomson C; Valentine K, 2022, 'From being at risk to being a risk : Journeys into parenthood among young women experiencing adversity', Families, Relationships and Societies, 11, pp. 321 - 339,

Bryant J; Caluzzi G; Bruun A; Sundbery J; Ferry M; Gray RM; Skattebol J; Neale J; MacLean S, 2022, 'The problem of over-medicalisation: How AOD disease models perpetuate inequity for young people with multiple disadvantage', International Journal of Drug Policy, 103,

Redmond G; Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Andresen S; Woodman R, 2022, 'Projects-of-self and projects-of-family: young people’s responsibilisation for their education and responsibility for care', British Journal of Sociology of Education, 43, pp. 84 - 103,

O’Donnell AW; Redmond G; Arciuli J; Robinson S; Skattebol J; Raghavendra P; Thomson C; Wang JJJ; Emerson E, 2022, 'The Association between Parental Educational Expectations and School Functioning among Young People with Disabilities: A Longitudinal Investigation', Exceptional Children,

MacLean SJ; Caluzzi G; Ferry M; Bruun A; Skattebol J; Neale J; Bryant J, 2022, 'Why we stopped using the term ‘aftercare’', Drug and Alcohol Review, 41, pp. 3 - 6,

Fenech M; Skattebol J, 2021, 'Supporting the inclusion of low-income families in early childhood education: an exploration of approaches through a social justice lens', International Journal of Inclusive Education, 25, pp. 1042 - 1060,

Seymour K; Skattebol J; Pook B, 2020, 'Compounding education disengagement: COVID-19 lockdown, the digital divide and wrap-around services', Journal of Children's Services, 15, pp. 243 - 251,

Redmond G; Skattebol J, 2019, 'Material deprivation and capability deprivation in the midst of affluence: The case of young people in Australia', Children and Youth Services Review, 97, pp. 36 - 48,

Skattebol J; Redmond G, 2019, 'Troubled kids? Locational disadvantage, opportunity structures and social exclusion', Children's Geographies, 17, pp. 76 - 89,

Skattebol J; Newell M, 2018, 'Gayby Baby – From the politics of representation to the politics of care', Health Education Journal, 77, pp. 720 - 731,

Skattebol J; Redmond G; Zizzo G, 2017, 'Expanding Children's Agency: Cases of Young People Experiencing Economic Adversity', Children and Society, 31, pp. 315 - 329,

Skattebol J, 2017, ''Stories from beyond': Understanding the lifeworlds of young people', Queensland Review, 24, pp. 129 - 146,

Skattebol J; Adamson E; Woodrow C, 2016, 'Revisioning professionalism from the periphery', Early Years, 36, pp. 116 - 131,

Skattebol J, 2015, 'Cracking with affect: relationality in young people’s movements in and out of mainstream schooling', Critical Studies in Education,

Skattebol J, 2015, 'Taking advantage of early childhood education and care: the priorities of low-income families in their children’s early years', Families, Relationships and Societies, 5, pp. 109 - 125,

Skattebol J; Arthur LM, 2014, 'Collaborative practitioner research: opening a third space for local knowledge production', Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 34, pp. 351 - 365,

Skattebol J; Redmond G, 2014, 'Filling in the details – significant events and economic disadvantage among young people in Australia.', Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 60, pp. 552 - 567

Skattebol J, 2011, '"When the money's low": economic participation among disadvantaged young Australians', Children and Youth Services Review, Vol 33., pp. 528 - 533,

Skattebol J, 2010, 'Affect: a tool to support pedagogical change.', Discourse. Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 31, pp. 75 - 91,

Skattebol J; Griffiths MJ, 2008, 'Making a Difference: Young People’s Perspectives of Economic Adversity', ACWA News, Oct/Nov, pp. 6

Skattebol J, 2008, 'Research on and with Children and Young People at the SPRC', SPRC newsletter, 100, pp. 8 - 9

Press F; Skattebol J, 2007, 'Early childhood activism, minor politics and resuscitating vision: a tentative foray into the use of ‘intersections’ to influence early childhood policy', Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood, 8, pp. 180 - 191

Skattebol J, 2007, 'Through their mother’s eyes: the impact of heteronormative paradigms in child care on lesbian- and gay- headed families', International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood (IJEIEC), 5, pp. 47 - 63

Skattebol J; Ferfolja T, 2007, 'Voices from an enclave: Lesbian mothers’ experiences of child care', Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 32, pp. 10 - 18

Skattebol J, 2006, 'Playing boys: Identity and Belonging in the EarlyYears', Gender and Education, 18, pp. 507 - 522

Skattebol J, 2005, 'Insider/Outsider Belongings. Traversing the borders of whiteness in early childhood', Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood, 6, pp. 189 - 203

Skattebol J, 2003, 'Dark, Dark and Darker: Children’s negotiations of identity', Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood, 4, pp. 149 - 166

Conference Presentations

Newman CE; Skattebol J; Townley C; Eaton A, 2018, 'Panel discussion: Expanding the story of ‘rainbow families’', presented at Pride of place: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Mardi Gras, University of Sydney, 25 June 2018 - 26 June 2018

Helyar S; valentine K; Skattebol J; Adamson E; Brennan DJ; Bevan K; Woodruff J, 2010, 'Because children and families matter: delivering on the national reform agenda', presented at 11th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 07 July 2010 - 09 July 2010

Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Brennan DJ; Purcal C, 2010, 'Progressive policies? Australian early childhood policy and low income families', presented at Mapping Families – Practices and Concepts of Children, Parents and Professionals, Bielefeld, Germany

Skattebol J; Evans J, 2009, 'Workforce Issues in Integrated Early Childhood Services. Getting it together for Australia’s Children. What Role for Child and Family Centres?', presented at NIFeTY/ CCCH conference, Melbourne, Australia, 15 February 2009 - 16 February 2009

Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Purcal C; Brennan D, 2009, 'Integrated services: voices and silences from Australian history', presented at NIFeTY, Melbourne

Skattebol J; Arthur L, 2008, 'Supporting Activist Leadership through Practitioner Research', presented at Early Childhood Australia Biennial Conference, Canberra

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