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Richard Waller

Associate Professor in ACE


Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study (2019)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., Waller, R., & McCartan, K. (2019). Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study. Sexuality and Culture, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09682-8

This research emanates from an anti-sexual violence bystander programme delivered at an English university. Fifteen students were identified through purposive and convenience sampling to take part in focus groups. Discussions emerged regarding atypic... Read More about Discussing atypical sexual harassment as a controversial issue in bystander programmes: One UK campus study.

Challenging discourses of aspiration: The role of expectations and attainment in access to higher education (2018)
Journal Article
Harrison, N., & Waller, R. (2018). Challenging discourses of aspiration: The role of expectations and attainment in access to higher education. British Educational Research Journal, 44(5), 914-938. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3475

© 2018 British Educational Research Association Raising the proportion of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds progressing to higher education has been a key policy objective for successive governments in the UK since the late 1990s. Often thi... Read More about Challenging discourses of aspiration: The role of expectations and attainment in access to higher education.

The Learning Adult: Building and Reflecting on the Work of Peter Jarvis (2018)
Book
Holford, J., Milana, M., Waller, R., & Webb, S. (2018). The Learning Adult: Building and Reflecting on the Work of Peter Jarvis. Routledge

Peter Jarvis is a towering figure in adult and lifelong education and a leading and original theorist of learning. This book explores the breadth and significance of his work. Sixteen chapters by leading international scholars explain and engage crit... Read More about The Learning Adult: Building and Reflecting on the Work of Peter Jarvis.

Access, participation and capabilities: Theorising the contribution of university bursaries to students’ well-being, flourishing and success (2018)
Journal Article
Harrison, N., Davies, S., Harris, R., & Waller, R. (2018). Access, participation and capabilities: Theorising the contribution of university bursaries to students’ well-being, flourishing and success. Cambridge Journal of Education, 48(6), 677-695. https://doi.org/10.1080/0305764X.2017.1401586

For the last 10 years, universities in England have been expected to offer financial support to low-income students alongside that provided by government. These bursaries were initially conceived in terms of improving access for under-represented gro... Read More about Access, participation and capabilities: Theorising the contribution of university bursaries to students’ well-being, flourishing and success.

Gendered and classed graduate transitions to work: How the unequal playing field is constructed, maintained and experienced (2018)
Book Chapter
Bradley, H., & Waller, R. (2018). Gendered and classed graduate transitions to work: How the unequal playing field is constructed, maintained and experienced. In R. Waller, N. Ingram, & M. R. Ward (Eds.), Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University admissions, experiences and outcomes, 210-230. Routledge

A recent Institute of Fiscal Studies report (Crawford and Vignoles, 2014) of 200,000 graduates showed those who had attended independent schools on average earned 18% more than peers from state schools 3.5 years after university. Even for graduates f... Read More about Gendered and classed graduate transitions to work: How the unequal playing field is constructed, maintained and experienced.

The Palgrave international handbook of adult and lifelong education and learning (2018)
Book
Milana, M., Webb, S., Holford, J., Waller, R., & Jarvis, P. (2018). The Palgrave international handbook of adult and lifelong education and learning. Palgrave Macmillan

This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a diverse range of geopolitica... Read More about The Palgrave international handbook of adult and lifelong education and learning.

Higher education and social inequalities: University admissions, experiences and outcomes (2018)
Book
Waller, R., Ingram, N., & Ward, M. R. M. (2018). Higher education and social inequalities: University admissions, experiences and outcomes. Routledge

An edited collection of twelve original chapters of contemporary research into higher education and social inequality. The book is divided into three distinct sections exploring how social inequality manifests itself in three stages of the student li... Read More about Higher education and social inequalities: University admissions, experiences and outcomes.

Part III – Contexts, people and practices (2018)
Book Chapter
Waller, R., Milana, M., Webb, S., & Holford, J. (2018). Part III – Contexts, people and practices. In M. Milana, S. Webb, J. Holford, R. Waller, & P. Jarvis (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning, 737-740. Palgrave

An overview of the third section of the edited handbook

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