Biography

Marie Parker-Jenkins is Professor of Education in the School of Education, University of Limerick, and Co-Director of the Research Centre for Education and Professional Practice. Before having an academic career in the UK, she taught in Bermuda, Canada and Australia where she obtained practical knowledge of working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds and issues of educational administration. She has taught in seven universities and the overall theme of her research is that of Social Justice, drawing on human rights law, issues of ethnicity and school leadership which she has published in over 100 books, articles and conference papers. Her doctoral research involved study at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg where she researched litigation related to education policy. This led to publications on children's rights and the implications for professional practice, and she has given a number of international keynote addresses related to this area of study. Similarly, she has assumed positions as visiting professor and academic scholar in residence at James Cooke University, Australia; Uppsala University, Sweden; and the University of Warwick, UK. She has also provided workshops on leadership, citizenship, community and identity for public sector employees, for example, in police training schools. Her recent books focused on critical pedagogy and development education at local and global level (Peter Lang 2012, co-author Mags; and the expansion of faith schools, particularly those based on an Islamic and Jewish ethos (IoE, Uni. of London Press, 2015).

Research Interests

Marie Parker-Jenkins is Professor of Education in the Department of Education and Professional Studies, researching issues of social justice with particular reference to ¿race¿ and ethnicity. Before having an academic career in the UK, she taught in Bermuda, Canada and Australia where she obtained practical knowledge of children from culturally diverse backgrounds. She is the author of over 100 publications including books, reports and journal articles. Her research has included study of the expansion of religious schools, particularly those based on an Islamic and Jewish ethos; and in her consultancy capacity, she has provided workshops on such subjects as citizenship, community and identity. She has taught in five universities before coming to Limerick, and her current research is concerned with responding to diversity within the Irish context

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2017 - Alva Myrdal Visiting Professorship, Sweden
  • - Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administra
  • - Simon Fraser University most outstanding thesis award
  • - Keynote lecture
  • - Inaugural lecture
  • - Graduate Stipend
  • - The Simon Fraser Open Graduate Scholarship
  • - The Simon Fraser Open Scholarship
  • - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Committee

  • 2010 Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Council Member,

Employment

  • 2008 University of Limerick - Professor of Education
  • 1997 University of Derby - Professor of Research in Education
  • 1989 McGill University, Montreal, Canada - Visiting Professor
  • 1989 University of Nottingham - Lecturer & Senior Lecturer in Education
  • 1985 University of Nottingham - Seminar Tutor
  • 1984 Nottingham Trent University - Lecturer
  • Simon Fraser University - Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Mount St Agnes Academy, Bermuda - Head of Humanities
  • Alpha College, Vancouver - Vice-Principal
  • Simon Fraser University - Graduate Research Assistant

Education

  • 1988 University of Nottingham - Ph.D.
  • 1983 Simon Fraser University - M A
  • 1975 University of Nottingham - Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • 1974 University of York - BA in History and Politics

Language

  • German
  • French

Consultancy

  • - Creative partnerships, Arts Council UK
  • - IRISH RESEARCH COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
  • - University College Cork- 2010-2013
  • - EUROPEAN COMMISSION- EXPERT IN THE 7TH RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

Research Collaborators

  • - Outgoing Visitor - Uppsala University -Sweden
  • Abdullah Akbar - Joint Publication - University of Northern Colorado -USA
  • Catherine P. Berei - Joint Publication - University of Idaho -USA
  • Erica Pratt - Joint Publication - Northern Arizona University -USA
  • Gerardo Ramirez - Joint Publication - University of Massachusetts Boston -USA
  • Gualalupe Francia - Joint Publication - Uppsala University -Sweden
  • Guntima Neamphoka - Joint Publication - University of Northern Colorado -USA
  • Jan Janmaat - Joint Publication - University College London -England
  • Joan Squelch - Joint Publication - University of Notre Dame Australia -Australia
  • Kevin Shephard - Joint Publication - supportREALteachers -USA
  • Louise Spry - Joint Publication - Nottingham Trent University -England
  • Silvia Edling - Joint Publication - Uppsala University -Sweden
  • Tanjian Liang - Joint Publication - Norwich University -USA
  • Udon Nampai - Joint Publication - University of Northern Colorado -USA

Books

Aiming High: Raising the Attainment of Pupils from Culturally Diverse Backgrounds

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2007
Sage Publications
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Research on Religious Discrimination in England and Wales, London: HO, Study 220 .

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2001
London
Home Office
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Reaching In, Reaching Out: Faith schools, community engagement, and 21st-century skills for intercultural understanding

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2014
London
Institute of Education Press
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Education that Matters: Critical Pedagogy & Developent Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2012
Oxford,
Peter Lang
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Social Justice: Educating Muslim Children

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1993
Nottingham, U.K
School of Education, The University of Nottingham, 2nd ed.
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Children of Islam: A Teacher's Guide to Meeting the Educational Needs of Muslim Children

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
Stoke, U.K
Trentham Books Ltd
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Sparing the Rod: Schools: Discipline and Children's Rights

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
Stoke, U.K
Trentham books
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In Good Faith: Schools, Religion and Public Funding

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
Aldershot
Ashgate Publishing
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Book Chapters

Identity, belief and cultural sustainability: A case- study of the experiences of Jewish and Muslim schools in the UK

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2014
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Identity, Belief and Cultural sustainability:A Case-study of the Experiences of Jewish and Muslim Schools in the UK

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2014
London
Springer
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International Consultancy about Action Research: Questions of Methodology and Ethics

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
Bath, U.K
University of Bath
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The Education of Muslim children in Britain: Accommodation or Neglect?

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1997
London, U.K
Macmillan
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Child Rearing Practices and the Development of Social Comptence: A Cross Cultural Perspective

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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de Groof, J., (Ed). Sparing the Rod: schools, Discipline and Children's Rights in Multicultural Britain

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
Leurer, Belgium
ACCO
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Choice and Opportunity: Supporting Muslilm Girls' Career Aspirations

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2003
London
Brill Publishing
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Gardiner, R. Cairns, J., Lawton, D. (Eds). The Legal Framework for Faith Schools and the Rights of the Child

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2005
Routledge
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Equality Before the Law: An Exploration of the Pursuit of Funding by Muslim Schools in Britain

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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Problematising ethnography and case study: reflections on using ethnographic techniques and researcher positioning

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2018
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No longer 'Catholic, White and Gaelic': schools in Ireland coming to terms with cultural diversity

Dr. Mary Masterson
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2013
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Equal Access to State Funding: The Case of fMuslim Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2002
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Problematizing Ethnography and Case Study: Reflections on using ethnographic techniques and researcher positioning

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2016
London
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No longer 'Catholic, White and Gaelic': schools in Ireland coming to terms with cultural diversity

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2013
Dublin
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Levels of community cohesion: Theorizing the uk agenda and the implications for policy and practice in schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Spotlight on Clerical Sex Abuse in Ireland: human rights & child protection

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2017
Australia
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Religions and beliefs in changing times: perspectives of student stakeholders in third-level educational contexts in the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2020
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Levels of Community Cohesion: Levels of Community Cohesion: Theorizing the UK Agenda and the Implications for Policy and Practice in Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Tackling Truancy: An Examination of Alienationa nd Absenteeism in Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
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Education for the Other: Policy and Provision for Muslim Children in the UK and Swedish Education Systems

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2016
London
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Children's Rights and Wrongs:The developing nature of human rights for pupils in school

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Mind the gap: developing the roles, expectations and boundaries in the doctoral supervisor-supervisee relationship

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2018
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Muslims in Britain and Questions of Equity

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
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Mind the Gap: Developing the roles, expectations and boundaries in the doctoral supervisor-supervisee relationship

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2016
London, UK
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Equality Within Islam Not Without It: The Perspectives of Muslim Girls

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1996
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Education for the other: policy and provision for Muslim children in the UK and Swedish education systems

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2017
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Other Journals

Home-School Agreements

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2001
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Pressure for Sex Equality Comes from Muslim Community

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1996
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‘The Very Light Sleeper: while they may lie dormant, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are easily woken',

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2015
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Inclusion Delusion : The Case of Travellers' Children

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2002
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A Simple Solution that Never Worked

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1996
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Letter to the Editor

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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Abolishing Corporal Punishment; Lessons Learnt in British Classrooms

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1996
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United Kingdom: State Funding for Muslim Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1998
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Letters to the Editor & review of my research

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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The Dewsbury Dilemma

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1987
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Bringing Muslim Schools into the Mainstream

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1998
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Social Inclusion: A Different Approach

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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New, Initiative: Sexual Harassment Workshop

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1992
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Time to Bring Muslims into the Mainstream

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1998
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What About Teachers' Rights?

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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Muslim Rights

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1994
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A Whole Department Gets Involved in Research

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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Islam Shows its Diverse Identity

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
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Muslims Down Under Come Into Mainstream Funding

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1996
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Responding to Difference

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
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Conference Publications

The Future of Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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The third International Conference on Teacher Education

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British Educational Research Association

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Islam in Europe Conference

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Muslim Women in Britain and the Pursuit of Social Justice

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Comhra International Reflective Practice Conference

Dr. Patrick Ryan
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of EDUCATION (CICE) 2010

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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European Educational Research Association

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South African Education Law and Policy Association Conference

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British Educational Research Association Conference

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The British Educational Research Association

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Comhra International Reflective Practice Conference

Dr. Patrick Ryan
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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ESAI 2009

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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The British Educational Research

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Education for Peace and Justice Seminar in the Light of September 11th

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British Educational Research Association Conference

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The British Association of Educational Research Association Conference

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Educational Association of Ireland Annual Conference

Dr. Mary Masterson
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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American Education Research Conference

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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The European Eduational Research Association

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British Educational Research Association

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Australian Association of Educational Research

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Private Choice, Public Interest: Issues of Freedom and Regualtions. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference

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Muslim Families in Europe: Social Care Provision Conference

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British Educational Research Association Conference

Dr. Mary Masterson
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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ESAI

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2010
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Taking a Risk: Young People in the Labour Market

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European Conference of Educational Research

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British Association of Educational Research

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The American Educational Research Association Conference

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National Identity:Minority Rights Conference

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Responding to Cultural Diversity in Ireland: Issues, Dilemmas and Challenges

Dr. Mary Masterson
Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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British Educational Research Association Conference

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The American Educational Research Association Conference

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British Educational Research Association (BERA)

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The american Educational Research Association Conference

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The European Educational Research Association Conference

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UK Council for Graduate Education Annual Conference

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Assoc. Prof. Patricia Mannix Mcnamara
2018
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British Educational Research Association conference

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Conference on Faith Schools: Consensus or Conflict

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European Conference of Educational Research

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Centre for Equality Issues in Education conference

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Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference 2017

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
Assoc. Prof. Patricia Mannix Mcnamara
2017
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Second International Conference on Gender and Education

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The European Educational Research Association

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New Zealand Secondary School Principals' Conference

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The British Educational Research Association Conference

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Conference Contributions

Religion, the Law and Rights in Education: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education

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Symposium- part of lecture tour in South Africa

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1997
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Symposium

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2002
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Symposium

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2003
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Symposium

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2005
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Symposium

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2006
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Corporate Brianding in Higher Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2016
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Responding to Cultural Diversity in Ireland: Issues, Dilemmas and Challenges

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2010
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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

Blyth, Eric and Milner, Judith. Social Work with Children: The Educational Perspective

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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Every Muslim child matters: practical guidance for schools and children's services

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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Stephens, William, Gentle World of Childhood: Starting School in England

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2003
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Bates, Denis et al, Education, Religion and Socieety: Essays in Honour of John M. Hull

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2007
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The anti-bullying handbook

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Keith Sullivan, The Anti-Bullying Handbook (2011), 2nd ed, London: Sage

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Harvey, Carol D.H., Maintaining our Differences: Minority Families in Multicultural Societies

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2004
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Stephan, Walter. Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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Howard, Gary. We Can't Teach What We Don't Know: White Teachers, Multiracial Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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Other Publications

Human Rights Issues in Canadian Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1983
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Demystifying Ethnographic Research: A Personal Perspective

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1993
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Religious Discrimination in Schools: Some Research Findings

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2002
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Harvey, Carol D.H., Maintaining our Differences: Minority Families in Multicultural Societies

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2004
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Every Muslim child matters: practical guidance for schools and children's services

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2009
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Educational Policy- Making in British Columbia

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1984
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Denominational Schooling in Britain: Issues of Quality

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1994
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Terms of Engagement: Muslim and Jewish School Communities: Cultural Sustainability and Religious Identity

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2008
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Stephan, Walter. Reducing Prejudice and Stereotyping in Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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Bates, Denis et al, Education, Religion and Socieety: Essays in Honour of John M. Hull

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2007
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Civil rights Issues in a Private School

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1984
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Equality Within Islam Not Without It: Perspectives of Muslim Women in Britain

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
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Mapping, Evaluating and Monitoring Provision for Training in Early Years and Childcare. - 3 separate reports

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2006
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Howard, Gary. We Can't Teach What We Don't Know: White Teachers, Multiracial Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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The anti-bullying handbook

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Human Rights and the Impact of the European court Decisions on British Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1984
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Power and change: The Experience of British Teacher During Time of Legislative Reform and Curriculum Innovation

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1997
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Supporting Diversity in the Classroom

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2004
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Blyth, Eric and Milner, Judith. Social Work with Children: The Educational Perspective

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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Keith Sullivan, The Anti-Bullying Handbook (2011), 2nd ed, London: Sage

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2011
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Human rights and the Impact of the European court Decisions on British Education

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1985
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Pursuit of Equality Within Islam not Without it: Perspectives of Muslim girls in Britain

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1998
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Partnerships 4 Progression: Widening Participation

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2002
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Stephens, William, Gentle World of Childhood: Starting School in England

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2003
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Islam, Education and Parental Choice: the Development of Muslim Schools in Britain

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2003
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The Salman Rushdie Affair

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1990
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Academic Life and Professional Development

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1998
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Religious Discrimination in England and Wales Interim Report: Policy Options

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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Faith-based Schools in the UK: Issues and Dilemmas

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2005
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Exploring cultural Diversity in the Curriculum. Theoretical and Practical Suggestions

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1991
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Defining Perceptions of the Research Process

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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What is the Experience of Muslim Girls in a Muslim School? An Ethnographic Study with Recommendations for Change.

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1995
ESRC
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Rights in Conflict?: An Exploration of Parents' Rights and Children's Rights in Faith-based Schools,

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2006
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Equity Improvement in Primary Schools

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1992
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Gendere, Discrimination and the Labour Market

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
2000
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Meeting the Career Needs of Muslim Girls: a Framework for Action

Prof. Marie Parker Jenkins
1999
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