Journal articles

Brooks, R. (2017) The construction of higher education students in English policy documents, British Journal of Sociology of Education.

Brooks, R. (2017) Representations of East Asian students in the UK media, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (Special issue: Asian migration and educational cultures in the Anglo-sphere) (advance online access). (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2017) Education in Nordic countries, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 38, 5, 753-760. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2017) Understanding the higher education student in Europe: a comparative analysis, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education (advance online access). (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R., Byford, K. and Sela, K (2016) The spaces of UK students’ unions: extending the critical geographies of the university campus, Social and Cultural Geography, 17, 4, 471-490. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R., Byford, K. and Sela, K. (2016) Students’ unions, consumerism and the neo-liberal university, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 37, 8, 1211-1228. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R., Byford, K. and Sela, K. (2015) Inequalities in students’ union leadership: the role of social networks, Journal of Youth Studies, 18, 9, 1204-1218. (Open access version is available here.)

Waters, J. and Brooks, R. (2015) ‘The magical operations of separation’: English elite schools’ on-line geographies and functional isolation, Geoforum 58, 86-94. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R., Byford, K. and Sela, K. (2015) The changing role of students’ unions within contemporary higher education, Journal of Education Policy 30, 2, 165-181. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2015) The hidden internationalism of elite English schools, Sociology 49, 2, 212-228. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2015) International students with dependent children: the reproduction of gender norms, British Journal of Sociology of Education 36, 2, 195-214. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2015) Social and spatial disparities in emotional responses to education: feelings of ‘guilt’ among student-parents, British Educational Research Journal, 41, 3, 505-519. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and te Riele, K. (2013) Exploring Ethical Issues in Youth Research: an Introduction, Young (Special issue: Exploring Ethical Issues in Youth Research), 21, 3, 211-216. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2013) The social construction of young people within education policy: evidence from the UK’s Coalition government, Journal of Youth Studies, 16, 3, 318-333. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2013) Negotiating time and place for study: student-parents and familial relationships, Sociology 47, 3, 443-459. (Open access version is available here.)

Te Riele, K. and  Brooks R. (2012) Making ethical deliberations public: Some provisional resources for youth research ethics, Youth Studies Australia, 31, 3, 11-16. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks R. (2012) Young People, Education and Inequalities: An Introduction,  Sociological Research Online (Special section on Young People, Education and Inequalities), 17, 3. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2012) Student-parents and higher education: a cross-national comparison, Journal of Education Policy 27, 3, 423-437. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R., Waters, J. and Pimlott-Wilson, H. (2012) International education and the employability of UK students, British Educational Research Journal, 38, 2, 281-298. (Open access version is available here.)

Waters, J., Brooks, R. and Pimlott-Wilson, H. (2011) Youthful escapes? British students, overseas education and the pursuit of happiness, Social and Cultural Geography, 12, 5, 455-469. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2011) Fees, Funding and Overseas Study: Mobile UK Students and Educational Inequalities, Sociological Research Online 16, 2. (Open access version is available here.)

Waters, J. and Brooks, R. (2011) International/Transnational Spaces of Education, Globalisation, Societies and Education, 9, 2, 155-160. (Open access version is available here.)

Waters, J. and Brooks, R. (2011) ‘Vive la différence’? The ‘international’ experiences of UK students overseas, Population, Space and Place, 17, 5, 567-578.  (Open access version is available here.)

Waters, J. and Brooks, R. (2010) Accidental Achievers: international higher education, class reproduction and privilege in the experiences of UK students overseas, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 31, 2, 217-228. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2010) Social Networks and Educational Mobility: the experiences of UK students, Globalisation, Societies and Education, 8, 1, 143-157. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2009) A Second Chance at ‘Success’: UK students and global circuits of higher education, Sociology, 43, 6, 1085-1102. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Waters, J. (2009) International Higher Education and the Mobility of UK Students, Journal of Research in International Education, 8, 2, 191-209. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2009) Young People and UK Citizenship Education: a gender analysis, Young, 17, 3, 307-326. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Holford, J. (2009) Citizenship, Learning, Education: themes and issues, Citizenship Studies, 13, 2, 85-103. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Everett, G. (2009) Post-graduation reflections on the value of a degree, British Educational Research Journal, 35, 3, 333-349. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2009) Young People and Political Participation: an analysis of European Union policies, Sociological Research Online, 14, 1, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/14/1/7.html. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Hodkinson, P. (2008) Introduction, Journal of Youth Studies (Special issue: Young People, New Technologies and Political Engagement) 11, 5, 473-479. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2008) The impact of social and cultural capital on higher education choice, Sociology Compass, 2, 4, 1355-1371.

Brooks, R. and Everett, G. (2008) New European learners? An analysis of the ‘trendsetter’ thesis, Journal of Youth Studies, 11, 4, 377-391. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Everett, G. (2008) The prevalence of life planning: evidence from UK graduates, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 29, 3, 325-337. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Everett, G. (2008) The impact of higher education on lifelong learning, International Journal of Lifelong Education, 27, 3, 239-254. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. and Everett, G. (2008) The predominance of work-based training in young graduates’ learning, Journal of Education and Work, 21, 1, 61-73. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2007) Friends, peers and higher education, British Journal of Sociology of Education 28, 6, 693-707. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2007) Transitions from education to work in the twenty-first century: introduction, International Journal of Lifelong Education (Special issue: Transitions from education to work) 26, 5.

Brooks, R. (2007) Young people’s extra-curricular activities: critical social engagement – or ‘something for the CV’?, Journal of Social Policy, 36, 3, 417-434. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2006) Young graduates and lifelong learning: the impact of institutional stratification, Sociology, 40, 6, 1019-1037. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2006) Learning and work in the lives of young adults, International Journal of Lifelong Education (Special issue: Beyond the Learning Society), 25, 3, 271-289. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2005) The construction of age and the impact of ‘age-mixing’ within UK further education colleges, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 26, 1, 55-70. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2004) ‘My mum would be as pleased as punch if I actually went, but my dad seems a bit more particular about it’: paternal involvement in young people’s higher education choices, British Educational Research Journal, 30, 4, 495-514. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2003) Discussing higher education choices: differences and difficulties, Research Papers in Education, 18, 3, 237-258. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2003) Young people’s higher education choices: the role of family and friends, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 24, 3, 283-297. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2002) Transitional friends? Young people’s strategies to manage and maintain their friendships during a period of repositioning, Journal of Youth Studies, 5, 4, 449-467. (Open access version is available here.)

Brooks, R. (2002) Edinburgh, Exeter, East London – or employment? A review of research on young people’s higher education choices, Educational Research, 44, 2, 217-227.

Brooks, R. (1997) Political literacy or a ‘sentimental education’? – programmes for coexistence in Israeli schools, European Journal of Intercultural Education (now called Intercultural Education), 8, 1, 61-73.