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Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2020, Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: A Handbook for Students and their Supervisors, Routledge, London,

2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology, Palgrave Macmillan UK,

Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2016, Getting published in academic journals: Navigating the publication process, MIchigan University Press, Ann Arbor

Starfield S; Paltridge B; Tardy CM, 2016, Ethnographic perspectives on academic writing, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Paltridge B; Starfield S; Tardy CM, 2015, Ethnographic Perspectives on Academic Writing

Ravelli, L. J., Paltridge, B., & Starfield, S. , (ed.), 2014, Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts, Libri Pub Limited

Starfield S; Paltridge B, (ed.), 2013, The handbook of English for specific purposes, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, USA,

Paltridge, B. & Starfield S , (ed.), 2013, The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes, Wiley-Blackwell

Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2012, The Handbook of English for Specific Purposes,

Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2007, Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language: a handbook for supervisors, Routledge Press, UK, USA, Canada,

Book Chapters

Starfield S, 2020, 'Autoethnography and critical ethnography', in McKinley J; Rose H (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics, Routledge, New York and London, pp. 165 - 175,

Phakiti A; de Costa PI; Plonsky L; Starfield S, 2019, 'Applied linguistics research: Current issues, methods, and trends', in The Palgrave Handbook of Research Methodology in Applied Linguistics, Springer, pp. 5 - 29

Starfield S, 2019, 'Student writing in higher education', in Gao X (ed.), Second Handbook of English Language Teaching, Springer Nature, Switzerland,

Starfield S, 2019, 'Supervisory feedback: Building writing scaffolds with doctoral students', in Hyland K; Hyland F (ed.), Feedback in second language writing, Cambridge University Press, pp. 206 - 225,

Starfield S, 2019, 'Writing a research proposal', in Phakiti A; de Costa P; Plonsky L; Starfield S (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Research Methodology Applied Linguistics, Springer, pp. 183 - 197

Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2018, 'Journal Editors: Gatekeepers or custodians?', in Novice Writers and Scholarly Publication: Authors, Mentors, Gatekeepers, pp. 253 - 270,

Starfield S, 2018, 'What examiners value in a PhD', in Carter S; Laurs D (ed.), Developing research writing, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 184 - 188

Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2017, 'English for Specific Purposes', in Handbook of research in second language teaching and learning. Volume III, Routledge, New York, pp. 56 - 67,

Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2016, 'Ethnographic perspectives on English for academic purposes research', in The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes, Taylor and Francis, pp. 218 - 229,

Starfield S, 2016, 'English for specific purposes', in Hall G (ed.), ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING, edn. Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics, Routledge, Abingdon: Oxon; New York: NY, pp. 150 - 163,

Starfield S, 2016, 'Quotidian ethics in the neo-liberal university: Research and practice collide', in Peter I. de Costa (ed.), Ethics in applied linguistics research: Language researcher narratives, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxford, pp. 53 - 65,

Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2016, 'English for Specific Purposes', in , Routledge, pp. 56 - 67,

Starfield S, 2016, 'QUOTIDIAN ETHICS IN THE NEOLIBERAL UNIVERSITY Research and Practice Collide', in DeCosta PI (ed.), ETHICS IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS RESEARCH: LANGUAGE RESEARCHER NARRATIVES, edn. Second Language Acquisition Research Series, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 53 - 65,

Starfield S; Clement N; Lovat T; Holbrook A; Bourke S; Kiley M; Paltridge B; Fairbairn H; Mcinerney D, 2015, 'Exploring Doctoral Examiner Judgements through the Lenses of Habermas and Epistemic Cognition', in Huisman J; Tight M (ed.), Theory and Method in Higher Education Research Volume 1, edn. Theory and Method in Higher Education Research, Emerald, Bingley, UK, pp. 213 - 233,

Starfield S, 2015, 'First person singular: Negotiating identity in academic writing in English', in Djenar D; Mahboob A; Cruickshank K (ed.), Language and identity across modes of communication, De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin, pp. 249 - 262,

Starfield S, 2015, 'Quotidian Ethics in the Neoliberal University', in , Routledge, pp. 53 - 65,

Ravelli L; Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2014, 'Diversity in Creative and Performing Arts doctoral writing: a way forward', in Ravelli, L. J., Paltridge, B. & Starfield, S. (ed.), Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Performing Arts, pp. 389 - 406,

Starfield S; Ravelli LJ; Paltridge B; Tuckwell K; Nicholson S, 2014, 'Genre in the creative-practice doctoral thesis: Diversity and unity', in Garzone G; Ilie C (ed.), Genres and genre theory in transition, BrownWalker Press, Boca Raton, Florida USW, pp. 89 - 105,

Starfield, S., Paltridge, B., Ravelli, L., , 2014, 'Researching Academic Writing: What Textography Affords', in Huisman J; Tight M (ed.), Theory and method in higher education research II (International perspectives on higher education research, Volume 10), edn. 1st, Emerald, Amsterdam ; New York : JAI, pp. 103 - 120,

Starfield S, 2013, 'Critical perspectives on ESP', in The handbook of English for specific purposes, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, USA, pp. 461 - 479,

Starfield S, 2013, 'Historical development of language for specific purposes', in Chapelle CA (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics - 10 volume set, edn. Original, Blackwell Publishing, pp. 1 - 6,

Starfield S, 2013, 'Researcher reflexivity', in Chapelle CA (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, edn. Original, Blackwell Publishing, pp. 1 - 7,

Starfield S; Paltridge B; Ravelli L, 2012, ''Why do we have to write?': Practice-based theses in the visual and performing arts and the place of writing', in Berkenkotter C; Bhatia VK; Gotti M (ed.), Insights into academic genres, Peter Lang, Bern, pp. 169 - 190

Starfield S, 2011, 'Doing critical ethnographic research into academic writing: the theory of methodology', in Belcher D; Johns AM; Paltridge B (ed.), New directions in English for specific purposes research, edn. Original, University of Michigan Press, pp. 174 - 196,;jsessionid=0216353635B3E303D7265B615F860D35?id=371075

Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2011, 'Research in English for specific purposes', in Hinkel E (ed.), Handbook of research in second language teaching and learning, edn. 1, Routledge, New York, pp. 106 - 121,

Starfield S, 2010, 'Ethnographies', in Paltridge B; Phakiti A (ed.), Continuum companion to research methods in applied linguistics, edn. Original, Continuum International Publishing Group, London, pp. 50 - 65

Starfield S, 2010, 'Fortunate travellers: learning from the multiliterate lives of doctoral students', in Walker M; Thomson P (ed.), Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion, Routledge, New York, pp. 138 - 146,

Starfield S, 2007, 'New Directions in Student Academic Writing', in Cummins J; Davison C (ed.), International Handbook of English Language Teaching, edn. Original, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York, pp. 875 - 890

Starfield S, 2004, '`Why does this feel empowering?`:Thesis writing, concordancing, and the corporatizing university', in Norton B; Toohey K (ed.), Critical Pedagogies and Language Learning, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, pp. 138 - 157

Starfield S, 2004, 'Word Power: negotiating success in a first-year sociology essay', in Ravelli L; Ellis RA (ed.), Analysing Academic Writing: Contextualized Frameworks, edn. First, Continuum Publishing Co, London, pp. 66 - 83

Starfield S; Coleman D; Hagan A, 2003, 'The attitudes of IELTS stakeholders: Student and staff perceptions of IELTS in Australian, UK and Chinese tertiary institutions', in IELTS International English Language Testing System: English for International Opportunity. Research Reports 2003, edn. Volume, IDP: IELTS Australia, Canberra, pp. 159 - 235

Starfield S, 2001, '`I`ll go with the group`: Rethinking `discourse community` in EAP', in Flowerdew J; Peacock M (ed.), Research Perspectives on English for Academic Purposes, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, pp. 132 - 147

Journal articles

Starfield S, 2019, 'Thesis and dissertation writing in a second language: Context, identity, genre', Journal of Second Language Writing,

Starfield S; Gass S; Juffs A; Hyland K, 2018, 'Conducting Research at Language Centers: Practical Perspectives from the Field', TESOL Quarterly, vol. 52, pp. 1108 - 1119,

Kiley M; Holbrook A; Lovat T; Fairbairn H; Starfield S; Paltridge B, 2018, 'An oral component in PhD examination in Australia Issues and considerations', AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES REVIEW, vol. 60, pp. 25 - 34,

Starfield S; Paltridge B; McMurtrie R; Holbrook A; Lovat T; Kiley M; Fairbairn H, 2017, 'Evaluation and instruction in PhD examiners' reports: How grammatical choices construe examiner roles', Linguistics and Education, vol. 42, pp. 53 - 64,

Mahboob A; Paltridge B; Phakiti A; Wagner E; Starfield S; Burns A; Jones RH; De Costa PI, 2016, 'TESOL Quarterly Research Guidelines', TESOL Quarterly, vol. 50, pp. 42 - 65,

Starfield S, 2016, 'Supporting doctoral writing at an Australian university', WRITING & PEDAGOGY, vol. 8, pp. 177 - 198,

Paltridge B; Starfield S, 2016, 'Getting Published in Academic Journals', ,

Starfield S; Paltridge B; McMurtrie R; Holbrook A; Bourke S; Fairbairn H; Kiley M; Lovat T, 2015, 'Understanding the language of evaluation in examiners' reports on doctoral theses', Linguistics and Education, vol. 31, pp. 130 - 144,

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