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

  • Professional Practice in Careers with Children (PA230)

  • The Social History of Childhood (PA234)

  • Therapeutic Practice and Responsibility: Statutory Frameworks (Childhood Studies) (PA235)

  • Critical Analysis of Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (PA121)

Publications

Journal articles (4)

Clark, J. and Duschinsky, R., Young masculinities, purity and danger: Disparities in framings of boys and girls in policy discourses of sexualisation. Sexualities, 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. Springer. 1137351314. 9781137351319

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 inbetween. Editors: Clark, J. and Castro, IE., . Lexington Books. 133- 156. 1-4985-7494-7. 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

Clark, J. and richards, S., (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