Photo of Valerie HeyValerie Hey
Emeritus Professor (Education)

Selected publications


Hey, Valerie and George, Rosalyn (2013) Dissident daughters? The psychic life of class inheritance. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 21 (1). pp. 95-110. ISSN 1468-1366

Hey, Valerie (2011) Affective asymmetries: academics, austerity and the mis/recognition of emotion. Contemporary Social Science:Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences, 6 (2). pp. 207-222. ISSN 2158-2041

Hey, Valerie and Morley, Louise (2011) Imagining the university of the future: eyes wide open? Expanding the imaginary through critical and feminist ruminations in and on the university. Contemporary Social Science, 6 (2). pp. 165-174. ISSN 2158-2041

Hey, Valerie (2009) The Girl in the Mirror: The Psychic Economy of Class in the Discourse of Girlhood Studies. Girlhood Studies, 2 (2). pp. 10-32. ISSN 1938-8209

Francis, Becky and Hey, Valerie (2009) Talking back to power: Snowballs in hell and the imperative of insisting on structural explanations. Gender and Education, 21 (2). pp. 225-232. ISSN 0954-0253

Leathwood, Carole and Hey, Valerie (2009) Gender/ed discourses and emotional sub-texts: Theorising emotion in UK higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 14 (4). pp. 429-440. ISSN 1356-2517

Hey, Valerie and Leathwood, Carole (2009) Passionate attachments: Higher education, policy, knowledge, emotion and social justice. Higher Education Policy, 22 (1). pp. 101-118. ISSN 0952-8733

Hey, Valerie (2005) The contrasting social logics of sociality and survival: Cultures of classed be/longing in late modernity. Sociology, 39 (5). pp. 855-872. ISSN 1469-8684

Hey, Valerie (2003) Joining the Club? Academia and Working-class Femininities. Gender and Education, 15 (3). pp. 319-336. ISSN 0954-0253

Hey, Valerie (2002) Horizontal Solidarities and Molten Capitalism: the subject, intersubjectivity, self and the other in late modernity. Discourse: studies in the cultural politics of education, 23 (2). pp. 227-241. ISSN 0159-6306

Book Section

Hey, Valerie (2013) Privilege, agency and affect: who do you think you are? In: Maxwell, Claire and Aggleton, Peter (eds.) Privilege, agency and affect: understanding the production and effects of action. Palgrave Macmillian, Basingstoke: Hampshire, pp. 106-123. ISBN 9781137292629

Hey, Valerie (2010) Framing girls in Girlhood Studies: gender/class/ifications in contemporary feminist representations. In: Jackson, Carolyn, Paechter, Carrie and Renold, Emma (eds.) Girls and Education 3-16: Continuing Concerns, New Agendas. Open University Press, Maidenhead, pp. 210-222. ISBN 978-0335235629

Reports and working papers

Hey, Valerie, Dunne, Máiréad, Aynsley, Sarah, Kimura, Maki, Bennion, Alice, Brennan, John and Patel, Jiten (2011) The experience of black and minority ethnic staff in higher education in England. Project Report. Equality Challenge Unit, London.