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Professor Martin Woodhead

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Publications

Choosing and changing schools in India’s private and government sectors: Young Lives evidence from Andhra Pradesh (2014-01)
James, Zoe and Woodhead, Martin
Oxford Review of Education, 40(1) (pp. 73-90)


What inequality means for children: evidence from young lives (2014)
Woodhead, Martin; Dornan, Paul and Murray, Helen
International Journal of Children's Rights, 22(3) (pp. 467-501)


Does growth in private schooling contribute to Education for All? Evidence from a longitudinal, two cohort study in Andhra Pradesh, India (2013-01)
Woodhead, Martin; Frost, Melanie and James, Zoe
International Journal of Educational Development, 33(1) (pp. 65-73)


Young people’s experiences of Personal Advisors and the Connexions service (2011)
Sheehy, Kieron; Kumrai, Rajni and Woodhead, Martin
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 30(3) (pp. 168-182)


Children's wellbeing in developing countries: a conceptual and methodological review (2010-07)
Camfield, Laura; Streuli, Natalia and Woodhead, Martin
European Journal of Development Research, 22(3) (pp. 398-416)


Wellbeing research in developing countries: reviewing the role of qualitative methods (2009)
Camfield, Laura; Crivello, Gina and Woodhead, Martin
Social Indicators Research, 90(1) (pp. 5-31)


How can children tell us about their wellbeing? Exploring the potential of participatory research approaches within young lives (2009)
Crivello, Gina; Camfield, Laura and Woodhead, Martin
Social Indicators Research, 90(1) (pp. 51-72)


What's the use of 'well-being' in contexts of child poverty? Approaches to research, monitoring and children's participation (2009)
Camfield, Laura; Streuli, Natalia and Woodhead, Martin
International Journal of Children's Rights, 17(1) (pp. 65-109)


Changing perspectives on early childhood: theory, research and policy (2006)
Woodhead, Martin
International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, 4(2) (pp. 1-43)


Early childhood development: a question of rights (2005)
Woodhead, Martin
International Journal of Early Childhood, 37(3) (pp. 79-98)


Psychosocial impacts of child work: a framework for research, monitoring and intervention (2004)
Woodhead, Martin
The International Journal of Children's Rights, 12(4) (pp. 321-377)


Towards a global paradigm for research in early childhood education (1999)
Woodhead, Martin
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 7(1) (pp. 5-22)


Reconstructing developmental psychology: some first steps (1999)
Woodhead, Martin
Children & Society, 13(1) (pp. 3-19)


Early Childhood Development: Delivering Inter‐sectoral Policies, Programmes and Services in Low‐resource Settings (2014-12)
Woodhead, Martin; Feathersone, Imogen; Bolton, Laura and Robertson, Penny
Topic guide
Publisher : Health & Education Advice & Resource Team (HEART) | Published : Oxford


Changing Children's Lives: Risks and Opportunities (2014-02)
Pells, Kirrily and Woodhead, Martin
ISBN : 978-1-909403-33-8 | Publisher : Young Lives, Department for International Development, University of Oxford | Published : Oxford


Understanding childhood: an interdisciplinary approach (2002-11)
Woodhead, Martin and Montgomery, Heather
ISBN : 470846925 | Publisher : Wiley


In search of the rainbow: pathways to quality in large scale programmes for young disadvantaged children (1996)
Woodhead, Martin
Early Childhood Development: Practice and Reflections
ISBN : 90-6195-042-2 | Publisher : Bernard van Leer Foundation | Published : The Hague


Scaling-up Early Learning as a Sustainable Development Priority: A Case Study of Ethiopia (2017)
Woodhead, Martin; Rossiter, Jack; Dawes, Andrew and Pankhurst, Alula
In: Miller, Linda; Cameron, Claire; Dalli, Carmen and Barbour, Nancy eds. The Sage Handbook of Early Childhood Policy
ISBN : 978-1-4739-2657-8 | Publisher : Sage Reference | Published : London


Early education for all: is there a role for the private sector? (2013-01-15)
Woodhead, Martin and Streuli, Natalia
In: Britto, Pia; Engle, Patrice and Super, Charles eds. Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy
ISBN : 199922993 | Publisher : Oxford University Press | Published : New York, USA


Pathways through early childhood education in Ethiopia, India and Peru: rights, equity and diversity (2011-12-13)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Boyden, Jo and Bourdillon, Michael eds. Childhood Poverty: Multidisciplinary Approaches. Palgrave Studies on Children and Development (pp. 241-260)
ISBN : 9780230319240 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : Basingstoke


Promoting young children’s development: implications of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (2011)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Miller, Linda; Cable, Caroline and Drury, Rose eds. Extending Professional Practice in the Early Years
ISBN : 9781446207512 | Publisher : Sage | Published : London


'We are the ones we have been waiting for': the work of community mobilisers in Milton Keynes (2010)
Simmons, Katy; Laerke, Anna; Conway, Danny and Woodhead, Martin
In: Rix, Jonathan; Nind, Melanie; Sheehy, Kieron; Simmons, Katy; Parry, John and Kumrai, Rajni eds. Equality, participation and inclusion: diverse contexts (pp. 53-67)
ISBN : 978-0-415-58425-8 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London


Child development and development of childhood (2009-04-17)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Qvortrup, Jens; Corsaro, William A. and Honig, Michael-Sebastian eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies
ISBN : 9780230532601 | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan | Published : London


Childhood studies: past, present and future (2008-11-01)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Kehily, Mary Jane ed. An Introduction to Childhood Studies (pp. 17-34)
ISBN : 9780335228706 | Publisher : Open University Press | Published : Maidenhead, UK


Promoting young children's development: implications of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (2008-05-30)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Miller, Linda and Cable, Carrie eds. Professionalism in the Early Years
ISBN : 9780340948347 | Publisher : Hodder Education


Respecting rights: implications for early childhood policies and practices (2008-05)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Mac Naughton, Glenda; Hughes, Patrick and Smith, Kylie eds. Young Children as Active Citizens: Principles, Policies and Pedagogies (pp. 15-30)
ISBN : 9781847185389 | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing | Published : Newcastle


Subjects, objects or participants? Dilemmas of psychological research with children (2008)
Woodhead, Martin and Faulkner, Dorothy
In: Christiansen, Pia and James, Allison eds. Research With Children: Perspectives and Practices (pp. 10-39)
ISBN : 0-750-70974-X | Publisher : Falmer Press / Routledge | Published : London, UK


Le développement du jeune enfant : une affaire de droits (2007)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Vandenbroeck, Michel and Brougere, Gilles eds. Repenser l'Education des Jeunes Enfants
ISBN : 978-90-5201-435-7 | Publisher : Peter Lang | Published : Bern


Harmed by work or developing through work? Issues in the study of psychosocial impacts (2007)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Hungerland, Beatrice; Liebel, Manfred; Milne, Brian and Wihstutz, Anne eds. Working to be someone: Child focused research and practice with working children (pp. 31-42)
ISBN : 978-1-84310-523-7 | Publisher : Jessica Kingsley | Published : UK


Developing policies on child labour: has research made a difference? (2007)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Engwald, Kristina and Soderlind, Ingrid eds. Children's Work in Everyday Life
ISBN : 9789189655980 | Publisher : Institute for Futures Studies | Published : Stockholm


Early childhood development: a question of rights (2006-04)
Woodhead, Martin
In: A Guide to General Comment 7: Implementing Child Rights in Early Childhood (pp. 145-150)
ISBN : 90-6195-089-9 | Publisher : Bernard van Leer Foundation | Published : The Hague


Combating child labour (2005-11-10)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Jenks, Chris ed. Childhood: Critical Concepts. Critical Concepts in Sociology
ISBN : 978-0-415-34024-3 | Publisher : Routledge | Published : London


Children and development (2005)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Oates, John; Wood, Clare and Grayson, Andrew eds. Psychological Development and Early Childhood (pp. 9-46)
ISBN : 1405116935 | Publisher : Blackwell/Open University


Disturbed and disturbing development (2005)
Woodhead, Martin; Rhodes, Sinead and Oates, John
In: Ding, Sharon and Littleton, K eds. Children's Personal and Social Development (pp. 53-92)
ISBN : 9781405116947 | Publisher : Blackwell/Open University | Published : Oxford/Milton Keynes


When psychology informs public policy: the case of early childhood intervention (2004)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Zigler, Edward and Styfco, Sally J eds. The Head Start Debates
ISBN : 1-55766-775-6 | Publisher : Brookes Publishing | Published : Baltimore


Adversities and resilience (2003-07)
Woodhead, Martin; Burr, Rachel and Montgomery, Heather
In: Montgomery, Heather; Burr, Rachel and Woodhead, Martin eds. Changing Childhoods: Local and Global
ISBN : 9780470846957 | Publisher : Wiley/Open University | Published : Chichester


Socializing children (2003)
Woodhead, Martin and Maybin, Janet
In: Woodhead, Martin and Maybin, Janet eds. Childhoods in Context
ISBN : 978-0-470-84693-3 | Publisher : Wiley | Published : Chichester


Shaping early childhood education (2003)
Miller, Linda; Soler, Janet and Woodhead, Martin
In: Woodhead, Martin and Maybin, Janet eds. Childhoods in Context
ISBN : 978-0-470-84693-3 | Publisher : Wiley/Open University | Published : Chichester


Children's participation in society (2003)
Kirby, Perpetua and Woodhead, Martin
In: Montgomery, Heather; Burr, Rachel and Woodhead, Martin eds. Changing Childhoods: Local and Global
ISBN : 978-0-470-84695-7 | Publisher : Wiley/Open University | Published : Chichester


Adversities and resilience (2003)
Woodhead, Martin; Montgomery, Heather and Burr, Rachel
In: Montgomery, Heather; Burr, Rachel and Woodhead, Martin eds. Changing Childhoods: local and global. Childhood (4) (pp. 1-34)
ISBN : 9780470846957 | Publisher : John Wiley | Published : Chichester


Socialising children (2003)
Maybin, Janet and Woodhead, Martin
In: Maybin, Janet and Woodhead, Martin eds. Childhoods in Context (pp. 1-38)
ISBN : 0-470-84693-3 | Publisher : John Wiley | Published : Chichester


Work, play and learning in the lives of young children (2002)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Drury, Rose; Miller, Linda and Campbell, Robin eds. Exploring Early Years Education and Care
ISBN : 1853468487 | Publisher : David Fulton | Published : London


The child in development (2002)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Montgomery, Heather and Woodhead, Martin eds. Understanding Childhood: an Interdisciplinary Approach
ISBN : 978-0-470-84692-6 | Publisher : Wiley


The value of work and school: a study of working children's perspectives (2001)
Woodhead, Martin
In: Lieten, Kristoffel and White, Ben eds. Child Labour: Policy Options (pp. 103-116)
ISBN : 9052600082 | Publisher : Aksant Academic Publishers | Published : Amsterdam, Netherlands


The Right to Play (2013-10)
Brooker, Liz and Woodhead, Martin eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-1-78007-938-7 | Publisher : The Open University with the support of Bernard van Leer Foundation | Published : Milton Keynes


Healthy Environments (2012-09)
Woodhead, Martin and Brooker, Liz eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-1-78007-322-4 | Publisher : The Open University | Published : Milton Keynes


Culture and Learning (2010-09)
Brooker, Liz and Woodhead, Martin eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-0-7492-2914-6 | Publisher : The Open University | Published : Milton Keynes


Effective Early Childhood Programmes (2009-10)
Siraj-Blatchford, Iram and Woodhead, Martin
Siraj-Blatchford, Iram and Woodhead, Martin eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-0-7492-2912-2 | Publisher : Open University | Published : Milton Keynes


Developing Positive Identities: Diversity and Young Children (2008)
Brooker, Liz and Woodhead, Martin eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-0-7492-1275-9 | Publisher : Open University | Published : Milton Keynes


Early Childhood and Primary Education: Transitions in the Lives of Young Children (2007)
Woodhead, Martin and Moss, Peter eds.
Early Childhood in Focus
ISBN : 978-0-7492-1274-2 | Publisher : Open University | Published : Milton Keynes


Changing childhoods: global and local (2003-07)
Montgomery, Heather; Burr, Rachel and Woodhead, Martin eds.
ISBN : 0 470 84695 X | Publisher : John Wiley


Childhoods in Context (2003)
Maybin, Janet and Woodhead, Martin eds.
ISBN : 0-470-846933 | Publisher : Wiley | Published : Chichester, UK


Delivering on Every Child’s Right to Basic Skills, Summative Report (2018-11)
Rossiter, Jack; Woodhead, Martin; Rolleston, Caine and Moore, Rhiannon
Young Lives, Oxford


Scaling-up Early Learning in Ethiopia: Exploring the Potential of O-Class (2017-01)
Woodhead, Martin; Rossiter, Jack; Dawes, Andrew and Pankhurst, Alula
Young Lives, Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), University of Oxford, Oxford.


Early Childhood Development in the SDGs (2016-01)
Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives Policy Brief 28, Oxford Department of International Development (ODID)


How Inequalities Develop through Childhood: Life-course Evidence from Young Lives Cohort Study (2015-02-16)
Dornan, Paul and Woodhead, Martin
Innocenti Discussion Paper No.2015-01, UNICEF Office of Research, Florence.


Young Lives Qualitative Fieldwork Guide: Round Two (2008) (2013-03-30)
Camfield, Laura; Crivello, Gina and Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives, Oxford.


Young Lives Qualitative Fieldwork Guide: Round One (2007) (2013-03-29)
Camfield, Laura; Crivello, Gina and Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives, Oxford.


What inequality means for children: evidence from Young Lives (2013-01)
Woodhead, Martin; Dornan, Paul and Murray, Helen
Young Lives, University of Oxford, Department of International Development


What inequality means for children: evidence from young lives. Background paper for the Global Thematic Consultation “Addressing Inequalities” in the post-2015 Development Agenda (2012-11-14)
Woodhead, Martin; Dornan, Paul and Murray, Helen
UNICEF & UN Women, New York.


Delivering Quality Early Learning In Low-Resource Settings: Progress And Challenges In Ethiopia (2012-10)
Orkin, Kate; Yadete, Workneh A. and Woodhead, Martin
Bernard van Leer Foundation, The Hague/ Netherlands.


Increasing choice or inequality? Pathways through early education in Andhra Pradesh, India (2011-06)
Streuli, Natalia; Vennam, Uma and Woodhead, Martin
Bernard van Leer Foundation


A Summary Report on the Community Mobilisers Evaluation (2009-01)
Simmons, Katy and Woodhead, Martin
Milton Keynes Council for Voluntary Services, Milton Keynes.


Equity and quality? Challenges for early childhood and primary education in Ethiopia, India and Peru (2009)
Woodhead, Martin; Ames, Patricia; Vennam, Uma; Abebe, Workneh and Streuli, Natalia
Bernard van Leer Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands.


Pathways through early childhood education in Ethiopia, India and Peru: Rights, equity and diversity. Young Lives Working Paper 54 (2009)
Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives, University of Oxford, Department of International Development.


Early Childhood Education Trajectories and Transitions: A study of the experiences and perspectives of parents and children in Andhra Pradesh, India. Young Lives Working Paper 52 (2009)
Vennam, Uma; Komanduri, Anuradha; Cooper, Elizabeth; Crivello, Gina and Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives, University of Oxford, Department of International Development.


Conceptualising and measuring children’s time use. Young Lives Technical Note 14 (2009)
Vogler, Pia; Morrow, Virginia and Woodhead, Martin
Young Lives, University of Oxford, Department of International Development.


Children's Well-being in Contexts of Poverty: Approaches to Research, Monitoring and Participation (2008-08)
Camfield, L.; Streuli, N. and Woodhead, M.
Young Lives


Early childhood transitions research: A review of concepts, theory, and practice’ Working Paper 48 (2008)
Vogler, Pia; Gina, Crivello and Woodhead, Martin
Bernard van Leer Foundation


Is there a place for work in child development? Implications of child development theory and research for interpretation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, with particular reference to Article 32, on children, work and exploitation (1999)
Woodhead, Martin
Rädda Barnen


Children's Perspectives on their Working Lives: a participatory study in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, The Philippines, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua (1998)
Woodhead, Martin
Radda Barnen, Stockholm, Sweden.


The Children’s Perspectives Protocol: A participatory approach to studying child work issues (1998)
Woodhead, Martin
Radda Barnen, Stockholm