People

Jessica Clark

Lecturer
Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
 Jessica Clark

Research and professional activities

Conferences and presentations

Invited Panellist - Storytelling in the Social Sciences

Invited presentation, Springer Nature ESRC Festival of Social Science Event on Storytelling in the Social Sciences, Storytelling in the Social Sciences - Tamsin O'Riordan, London, United Kingdom, 8/11/2018

Popular Culture in the Classroom

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, Supporting Diversity for Classroom Professionals, Diversity, Ipswich, United Kingdom, 3/2018

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Therapeutic Practice and Responsibility: Statutory Frameworks (PA126)

  • The Psychosocial Imagination (PA134)

  • Professional Practice in Careers with Children (PA230)

  • The Social History of Childhood (PA234)

  • Safeguarding and Ethical Practice (PA235)

  • Preparing for my Future (PA325)

  • Childhood Inc.: Disney and the Globalization of Childhood (PA334)

  • Non-Psychodynamic Approaches to Practice (PA700)

  • The Current Issues in Social Science (SC340)

Publications

Journal articles (4)

Clark, J. and Duschinsky, R., (2020). Young masculinities, purity and danger: Disparities in framings of boys and girls in policy discourses of sexualisation. Sexualities. 23 (5-6), 136346071773671-136346071773671

Earle, H. and Clark, J., (2019). Telling national stories in American Horror Story. European Journal of American Culture. 38 (1), 5-13

Clark, J., (2018). “There’s Plenty More Clunge in the Sea”: Boyhood Masculinities and Sexual Talk. Sage Open. 8 (2), 215824401876975-215824401876975

Clark, J., (2013). Passive, Heterosexual and Female: Constructing Appropriate Childhoods in the ‘Sexualisation of Childhood’ Debate. Sociological Research Online. 18 (2), 172-180

Books (1)

Richards, S., Clark, J. and Boggis, A., (2015). Ethical Research with Children Untold Narratives and Taboos. Palgrave Macmillan. 1137351314. 978-1137351302

Book chapters (12)

Clark, J., (2019). Biker Gangs and Boyhood Agency in Akira. In: Child and Youth Agency in Science Fiction: Travel, Technology, Time. Editors: Clark, J. and Castro, IE., . Lexington Books. 109- 130. 978-1-4985-9738-8

Clark, J. and Castro, IE., (2019). Girl Zombies and Boy Wonders: The Future of Agency is Now!. In: Child and Youth Agency in Science Fiction: Travel, Technology, Time. Editors: Clark, J. and Castro, IE., . Lexington Book. 1- 21. 978-1-4985-9738-8

Clark, J., (2018). 'Speddies with Spraypaints': Intersections of agency, childhood, and disability in award winning young adult fiction. In: Representing Agency in Popular Culture Children and Youth on Page, Screen, and In Between. Editors: Castro, IE. and Clark, J., . Lexington Books. 133- 156. 978-1-4985-7494-5

Clark, J. and Castro, IE., (2018). Zuzu's petals and Scout's mockingbirds: The legacy of children's agency in popular culture. In: Representing Agency in Popular Culture: Children and Youth on Page, Screen and In Between. Editors: Clark, J. and Castro, IE., . Lexington Books. xi- xxxi. 978-1-4985-7494-5

Clark, J., (2018). Embodiment and Representation. In: Dis/Abled Childhoods? A Transdisciplinary Approach. Editors: boggis, A., . Palgrave Macmillan. 99- 120. 978-3-319-65175-0

Richards, S. and Clark, J., (2018). Research with Disabled Children: Tracing the Past, Present, and Future. In: Dis/Abled Childhoods? A Transdisciplinary Approach. Editors: Boggis, A., . Palgrave Macmillan. 187- 209. 978-3-319-65175-0

Clark, J., vine, T., richards, S. and weir, D., (2017). Introduction: Ethnographic Research and Analysis - Anxiety, Identity and Self. In: Ethnographic Research and Analysis Anxiety, Identity and Self. Editors: Clark, J., vine, T., richards, S. and weir, D., . Springer. 1- 13. 1137585552. 9781137585554

Clark, J. and Richards, S., (2017). The cherished conceits of research with children: Does seeking the agentic voice of the child through participatory methods deliver what it promises?. In: Researching Children and Youth: Methodological Issues, Strategies, and Innovations. Editors: Castro, IE., Swauger, M. and Harger, B., . Emerald Publishing. 127- 147. 978-1787140998

Clark, J., (2014). Sexualisation and the discursive figure of the child. In: Soul of Society: A focus on the lives of children and youth. Editors: warehime, MN., . Emerald. 173- 198. 978-1-78441-060-5

Clark, J. and Bond, E., (2013). Alternatives to the Essay: Creative Ways of Presenting Work for Assessment. In: Creativity in the Classroom Case Studies in Using the Arts in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Editors: Mcintosh, P. and Warren, D., . Intellect Books. 227- 245. 1841505161. 9781841505169

Clark, J., (2013). Children's Geographies. In: Early Childhood Studies A Multidisciplinary and Holistic Introduction. Editors: taylor, J., bond, E. and woods, M., . Hodder Education. 272- 292. 1444175874. 9781444175875

Clark, J., (2013). Embodied Childhoods. In: Early Childhood Studies A Multidisciplinary and Holistic Introduction. Editors: taylor, J., bond, E. and woods, M., . Hodder Education. 46- 64. 1444175874. 9781444175875

Contact

jessica.clark@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874943

Location:

5A.210, Colchester Campus