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PARENTING / FIRST THREE YEARS MOVEMENT

Journal articles

Growing better brains? Pregnancy and neuroscience discourses in English social and welfare policies
Lowe, P, Lee, E. & Macvarish, J. (2015), Health, Risk & Society, 17(1), 15-29
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Neuroscience and family policy: What becomes of the parent? 
Lowe, P, Lee, E. & Macvarish, J. (2015), Critical Social Policy, 35(2), 248-269
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Biologising parenting: Neuroscience discourse, English social and public health policy and understandings of the child
Lowe, P, Lee, E. & Macvarish, J. (2015), Sociology of Health and Illness, 37(2), 198-211
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[Also as a book chapter in: 
Children, Health and Well-being: Policy Debates and Lived Experience in Oxford
Brady, G, Olin Lauritzen, S. & Lowe, P. (eds.). (2015), Oxford: Wiley Blackwell
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The 'First Three Years' movement and the infant brain: A review of critiques
Macvarish, J., Lee, E. & Lowe, P. (2014), Sociology Compass 8(6), 792-804

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Books

'What about the children?' Re-engineering citizens of the future
Edwards, R. & Gillies, V. (2016, in press)
In Psychological Governance and Public Policy
Jones, R, Pykett, J. & Whitehead, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge
 
Family Policy: the Mods and the Rockers
Edwards, R. & Gillies, V. (2016)
In The Coalition Government and Social Policy
Bochel, H. & Powell, M. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press
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Parenting Culture Studies
Ellie Lee, Jennie Bristow, Charlotte Faircloth & Jan Macvarish (2014). Basingstoke: Palgrave.
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Troubling families: Parents and the politics of early interventions
Val Gillies (2014)
In Thatcher's grandchildren? Politics and childhood in the twenty-first century
Pilcher, J. & Wagg, S. (eds). Basingstoke: Palgrave.
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