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Competing inequalities: gender versus race in higher education institutions in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Bhopal, K., & Henderson, H. (2019). Competing inequalities: gender versus race in higher education institutions in the UK. Educational Review, 1-17. doi:10.1080/00131911.2019.1642305

This article explores findings from two projects that explore the impacts and institutional experiences of the Athena SWAN (ASC) and Race Equality (REC) Charter Marks in UK universities. The article offers an important, timely and original insight in... Read More about Competing inequalities: gender versus race in higher education institutions in the UK.

Difficult questions of difficult questions: the role of the researcher and transcription styles (2017)
Journal Article
Henderson, H. (2018). Difficult questions of difficult questions: the role of the researcher and transcription styles. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 31(2), 143-157. https://doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2017.1379615

This paper refracts a comparison of three distinct transcription styles through questions of researcher reflexivity. It uses the data from a single question asked by the researcher in multiple interviews for a small empirical project. These data are... Read More about Difficult questions of difficult questions: the role of the researcher and transcription styles.

‘Supportive’, ‘real’, and ‘low-cost’: implicit comparisons and universal assumptions in the construction of the prospective college-based HE student (2017)
Journal Article
Henderson, H. (2018). ‘Supportive’, ‘real’, and ‘low-cost’: implicit comparisons and universal assumptions in the construction of the prospective college-based HE student. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 42(8), 1105-1117. doi:10.1080/0309877x.2017.1349885

This paper first argues for the importance of continued analysis of marketising discourses in Higher Education (HE), both despite and because of their ubiquity. Secondly, the paper looks specifically at college-based HE provision in English Further E... Read More about ‘Supportive’, ‘real’, and ‘low-cost’: implicit comparisons and universal assumptions in the construction of the prospective college-based HE student.

Silence, obligation and fear in the possible selves of UK LGBT-identified teachers (2017)
Journal Article
Henderson, H. (2017). Silence, obligation and fear in the possible selves of UK LGBT-identified teachers. Gender and Education, 31(7), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540253.2017.1354125

This article highlights the complexity of LGBT teacher identities in UK educational contexts. The article argues that the historically dissonant relationship between sexualities and schooling is further compounded by embedded assumptions of heterosex... Read More about Silence, obligation and fear in the possible selves of UK LGBT-identified teachers.