Select Publications


Skattebol J; Hill P; Wong M; Griffiths A, 2015, Unpacking Youth Unemployment in Australia, Citi Foundation,

Skattebol J, 2010, (re)searching shared meanings between teachers and children; identities, being and belonging, 1st, VDM Verlag, Saarbrueken

Book Chapters

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, edn. 1, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 83 - 99,

Skattebol J, 2016, ''It's Hard to Blend in': Everyday Experiences of Schooling Achievement, Migration and Neoliberal Education Policy', in HunnerKreisel C; Bohne S (ed.), CHILDHOOD, YOUTH AND MIGRATION: CONNECTING GLOBAL AND LOCAL PERSPECTIVES, edn. Childrens Well-Being Indicators and Research, SPRINGER INT PUBLISHING AG, 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.

Skattebol J; Hayes D, 2015, 'Education and the Politics of Belonging: Attachment and actions', in Wyn J; Cahill H (ed.), Handbook of Child and Youth Studies, Springer, pp. 517 - 528,

Hayes D; Skattebol J, 2014, 'Education and the Politics of', 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, edn. Original, 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, edn. Original, Australian Early Intervention Association, Sydney, pp. 24 - 30

Journal articles

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, vol. 25, pp. 1042 - 1060,

MacLean SJ; Caluzzi G; Ferry M; Bruun A; Skattebol J; Neale J; Bryant J, 2021, 'Why we stopped using the term ‘aftercare’', Drug and Alcohol Review,

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, vol. 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, vol. 97, pp. 36 - 48,

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

Skattebol J; Newell M, 2018, 'Gayby Baby – From the politics of representation to the politics of care', Health Education Journal, vol. 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, vol. 31, pp. 315 - 329,

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

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

Skattebol J; Hayes D, 2016, 'Cracking with affect: relationality in young people’s movements in and out of mainstream schooling', Critical Studies in Education, vol. 57, pp. 6 - 20,

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, vol. 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, vol. 34, pp. 351 - 365,

Redmond G; Skattebol J, 2014, 'Filling in the details: Significant events and economic disadvantage among young people in Australia', Zeitschrift fur Padagogik, vol. 60, pp. 552 - 568

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

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

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

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

Skattebol J, 2008, 'Research on and with Children and Young People at the SPRC', SPRC newsletter, vol. 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, vol. 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), vol. 5, pp. 47 - 63

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

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

Skattebol J, 2005, 'Insider/Outsider Belongings: traversing the borders of whiteness in early childhood', CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD, vol. 6, pp. 189 - 203,

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

Skattebol J, 2003, 'Dark, Dark and Darker: Children’s negotiations of identity', Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood, vol. 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

Skattebol J, 2006, 'Situated belongings: practices of identity and social participation in an Australian early childhood space', presented at Childhood and Youth: Choice and Participation, University of Sheffield, 04 July 2006 - 06 July 2006

Newman L; Woodrow C; Skattebol J; Arthur L; Dwyer J, 2006, 'Powerful Partnerships: Students and Teachers Learning in Communities of Practice', presented at AARE 2006

Gilbert S; Woodrow C; Perry B; Dockett S; Skattebol J; Mason T; Howard P; Whitton D; Simpson T, 2005, 'Successful transition programs from prior-to-school to school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: Emerging Issues', presented at AARE 2005, Parramatta, Sydney

Gilbert S; Woodrow C; Perry B; Dockett S; Skattebol J; Mason T; Howard P, 2005, 'Successful transition programs from prior-to-school to school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: Methodological considerations', presented at AARE 2005, Parramatta, Sydney

Skattebol J, 2005, 'The role of affect in critically reflective practice', presented at AARE 2005, Parramatta, Sydney

Dwyer J; Simpson S; Skattebol J, 2004, 'Children's voice in research', presented at Education and Social Action Conference, Centre for Popular Education. UTS, 07 December 2004 - 08 December 2004

Skattebol J, 2004, 'Working with 'whiteness' in early childhood', presented at Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association Conference, University of Melbourne, 16 July 2004 - 19 July 2004

Skattebol J, 2003, 'Playing with Boys', presented at UWS postgraduate conference, UWS


Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Adamson E, 2021, The Five Aspects of Effective Engagement in Early Childhood Education: Approachability, Acceptability, Availability, Affordability, Appropriateness, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney,

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