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    Wells, Karen (2002) Strangers in the city: the structure and significance of children's fears of urban spaces. Working Paper. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

    November 2002

    Wells, Karen (2002) Reconfiguring the radical other: urban children's consumption practices and the nature/culture divide. Journal of Consumer Culture 2 (3), pp. 291-315. ISSN 1469-5405.


    Wells, Karen (2005) Annette Lareau Unequal Childhoods: class, race and family life. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. xii + 331 pp. [Book Review]

    Watson, S. and Wells, Karen (2005) Spaces of nostalgia: the hollowing out of a London market. Social & Cultural Geography 6 (1), pp. 17-30. ISSN 1464-9365.

    March 2005

    Wells, Karen and Watson, S. (2005) A politics of resentment: shopkeepers in a London neighbourhood. Ethnic and Racial Studies 28 (2), pp. 261-277. ISSN 0141-9870.

    November 2005

    Wells, Karen (2005) Strange practices: children's discourses on transgressive unknowns in urban public space. Childhood 12 (4), pp. 495-506. ISSN 0907-5682.


    Wells, Karen (2007) Diversity without difference: modelling 'the real' in the social aesthetic of a London multicultural school. Visual Studies 22 (3), pp. 270-282. ISSN 1472-586X.

    Wells, Karen (2007) Jennifer Ritterhhouse. Growing up Jim Crow: How black and white Southern children learned race. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, 2006, xii + 306 pp. [Book Review]

    Wells, Karen (2007) Roxanne Varzi, Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolutionary Iran. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 290 pp. [Book Review]

    Wells, Karen (2007) The material and visual cultures of cities. Space and Culture 10 (2), pp. 136-144. ISSN 1206-3312.

    February 2007

    Wells, Karen (2007) Narratives of liberation and narratives of innocent suffering: the rhetorical uses of images of Iraqi children in the British press. Visual Communication 6 (1), pp. 55-71. ISSN 1470-3572.

    May 2007

    Wells, Karen (2007) Symbolic capital and material inequalities: memorializing class and "Race" in the multicultural city. Space and Culture 10 (2), pp. 195-206. ISSN 1206-3312.


    Wells, Karen (2008) Invisible Hands: Child Labor and the State in Colonial Zimbabwe. Beverly Carolease Grier. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. 2006. xii + 284 pp. [Book Review]

    Wells, Karen (2008) Pam Nilan and Carles Feixa (eds), Global Youth? Hybrid identities, plural worlds. New York and London: Routledge, 2006, 218 pp. [Book Review]

    April 2009

    Wells, Karen (2009) Childhood in global perspective. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. ISBN 9780745638362.

    8 July 2009

    Wells, Karen (2009) Children and international politics. In: Montgomery, H. and Keller, M. (eds.) Children and Young People's Worlds: Developing Frameworks for Integrated Practice. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press. ISBN 9781847423887.

    20 October 2009

    Wells, Karen (2009) Mimesis and alterity: representations of race in children's films. In: Horschelman, K. and Colls, R. (eds.) Contested Bodies of Childhood and Youth. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 53-67. ISBN 9780230201385.

    November 2009

    Wells, Karen (2009) Heather Montgomery. An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children’s Lives, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. 281 pp. [Book Review]

    30 November 2009

    Wells, Karen (2009) Embodying englishness: whiteness, gender and class in the children's film 'The Secret Garden'. In: Carrol, R. and Helyer, R. (eds.) Adaptation in Contemporary Culture: Textual Infidelities. London, UK: Continuum. ISBN 9780826424648.


    Wells, Karen (2010) Child-saving or child rights: depictions of children in international NGO campaigns on conflict. Journal of Children and Media 2 (3), pp. 235-250. ISSN 1748-2798.

    July 2010

    Wasiuzzaman, S. and Wells, Karen (2010) Assembling webs of support: child domestic workers in India. Children & Society 24 (4), pp. 282-292. ISSN 1099-0860.


    Wells, Karen (2011) The politics of life: governing childhood. Global Studies of Childhood 1 (1), pp. 15-25. ISSN 2043-6106.

    18 March 2011

    Wells, Karen (2011) The place of children and childhood in social reproduction. In: The political economy of social reproduction across the lifecourse: global perspectives, 18 Mar 2011, Birkbeck, University of London. (Unpublished)

    28 March 2011

    Wells, Karen (2011) Whose children: child protection in the global world. In: The Importance of Being Human, 28 Mar 2011, Birkbeck, University of London. (Unpublished)

    12 October 2011

    Wells, Karen (2011) The strength of weak ties: the social networks of young separated asylum seekers and refugees in London. Children's Geographies 9 (3/4), pp. 319-329. ISSN 1473-3285.


    Wells, Karen (2012) Making gender and generation: between the local and the global in Africa. In: Twum-Danso Imoh, A. and Ame, R. (eds.) Childhoods at the Intersection of the Local and the Global. Studies in Childhood and Youth. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143-159. ISBN 9780230342323.

    Wells, Karen (2012) Melancholic memorialisation: the ethical demands of grievable lives. In: Tolia-Kelly, D.P. and Rose, G. (eds.) Visuality/Materiality: Images, Objects and Practices. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9781409412229.

    12 January 2012

    Wells, Karen (2012) The gaze of development after the cultural turn. In: Roseneil, Sasha and Frosh, Stephen (eds.) Social Research after the Cultural Turn. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 110-123. ISBN 9780230241589.

    19 March 2012

    Wells, Karen (2012) The political and geographical boundaries of identity and ethnicity. In: I-D The Boundaries of Identity, 19 Mar 2012, Birkbeck, University of London. (Unpublished)

    23 March 2012

    Wells, Karen (2012) Children and violence. Oxford Bibliographies: Childhood Studies ,

    April 2012

    Wells, Karen (2012) Melancholic memorialisation: the ethical demands of grievable lives. In: Rose, G. and Tolia-Kelly, D.P. (eds.) Visuality/Materiality: Images, Objects and Practices. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Press, pp. 153-170. ISBN 9781409412229.

    23 October 2012

    Wells, Karen (2012) Becoming a gendered subject: genital cutting, liminality and normative African girlhood. In: Imoh Twum-Danso, A. and Ame, R. (eds.) Childhoods at the Intersection of the Local and the Global. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave. ISBN 9780230342323.


    Wells, Karen (2013) Mobility and social reproduction: key issues for early childhood research in developing countries. In: O’Riordan, J. and Horgan, D. and Martin, S. (eds.) Early Childhoods in the Global South: Local and International Contexts. Oxford, UK: Peter Lang, pp. 11-26. ISBN 9783034308793.

    August 2013

    Wells, Karen (2013) The melodrama of being a child: NGO representations of poverty. Visual Communication 12 (3), pp. 277-293. ISSN 1470-3572.


    Wells, Karen and Burman, E. and Montgomery, H. and Watson, A., eds. (2014) Childhood, youth and violence in global contexts. Studies in Childhood and Youth. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137322593.

    Wells, Karen (2014) Children, youth, and subjectivity. Children's Geographies 12 (3), pp. 263-267. ISSN 1473-3285.

    Wells, Karen and Burman, E. and Montgomery, H. and Watson, A. (2014) Everyday violence and social recognition. In: Wells, Karen and Burman, E. and Montgomery, H. and Watson, A. (eds.) Childhood, Youth and Violence in Global Contexts. Studies in Childhood and Youth. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-15. ISBN 9781137322593.

    Wells, Karen (2014) Marching to be somebody: a governmentality analysis of online cadet recruitment. Children's Geographies 12 (3), pp. 339-353. ISSN 1473-3285.

    December 2014

    Wells, Karen (2014) Childhood in global perspective, 2nd edition. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. ISBN 9780745684949.

    20 April 2015

    Wells, Karen (2015) Violent lives and peaceful schools: NGO constructions of modern childhood and the role of the state. In: Parkes, J. (ed.) Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts: the Educational Challenge. Education, Poverty and International Development. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 168-182. ISBN 9780415712491.

    10 August 2016

    Wells, Karen (2016) Governing the global child. In: Ansell, N. and Klocker, N. and Skelton, T. (eds.) Geographies of Global Issues: Change and Threat. Geographies of Children and Young People 8. Berlin, Germany: Springer. ISBN 9789814585538.

    23 January 2017

    Wells, Karen (2017) Children’s experiences of sexual violence, psychological trauma, death, and injury in war. In: Harker, C. and Horschelmann, K. (eds.) Conflict, Violence, and Peace. Geographies of Children and Young People 11. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 19-34. ISBN 9789812870377.

    26 April 2017

    Wells, Karen (2017) Globalising child circulation: the care of children who are privately fostered across international borders. In: Horton, J. and Pyer, M. (eds.) Children, Young People and Care. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 218-233. ISBN 9781138920880.

    25 June 2017

    Wells, Karen (2017) Making young subjects: liminality and violence. In: Worth, N. and Dwyer, C. and Skelton, T. (eds.) Identities and Subjectivities. Geographies of Children and Young People 4. Singapore: Springer Singapore, pp. 215-230. ISBN 9789812870223.

    1 August 2017

    Wells, Karen (2017) Childhood Studies: Making Young Subjects. Short Introductions. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. ISBN 9780745670249. (In Press)

    14 October 2018

    Wells, Karen and Bailey, Ain (2018) Sound art and the making of public space. Social and Cultural Geography , ISSN 14701197. (In Press)

    17 July 2019

    Wells, Karen (2019) ‘I’m here as a social worker’: immigration status issues and safeguarding children in Private Fostering arrangements in the UK. Child Abuse Review , ISSN 0952-9136. (In Press)

    April 2020

    Wells, Karen (2020) The visual cultures of childhood film and television from The Magic Lantern to teen vloggers. Rowman and Littlefield. ISBN 9781786611048. (In Press)

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