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Publications

Books

Authored
  • Charles N, Davies C A and Harris C (2008) Families in Transition: Social Change, Family Formation and Kin Relationships, The Policy Press: Bristol
  • Charles N: Gender in Modern Britain, Oxford University Press, 2002
  • Charles N: Feminism, the state and social policy, Macmillan, 2000
  • Charles N: Gender Divisions and Social Change, Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993
  • Charles N and Kerr M: Women, Food and Families, Manchester University Press, 1988.
Edited
  • Charles N and Hughes-Freeland F (eds): Practising Feminism: Identity, difference, power, Routledge, 1996
  • Charles N and Hintjens H (eds): Gender, ethnicity and political ideologies, Routledge, 1998
  • Carter B and Charles N (eds) Nature, society and environmental crisis, Sociological Review Monograph/Wiley Blackwell: Oxford, 2010
  • Charles N and Davies CA (eds) Gender and social justice in Wales, Cardiff University Press, 2010
  • Carter B and Charles N (eds) Humans and other animals: critical perspectives, Palgrave, 2011

Special issues of journals

  • Charles, N and Smith, D (2010) Imagining the political, special issue of The Sociological Review, 58 (4)
  • Charles, N and Crow, G (2012) ‘Community re-studies and social change’ special issue of The Sociological Review, 60 (3)

Journal articles (since 2008)

  • Charles N and Walters V (2008) ‘“Men are leavers alone and women are worriers”: gender and discourses of health’, Health Risk and Society, 10(2): 191-206
  • Charles N and Davies CA (2008) ‘My family and other animals: pets as kin’, Sociological Research Online, 13 (5)
  • Charles N, Davies C and Harris C (2008) ‘The family: continuity and change’ in Sociology Review, 18 (2): 2-5
  • S Jones, N Charles and Davies C (2009) ‘Transforming masculinist political cultures? Doing politics in new political institutions’, Sociological Research Online, 14 (2/3),
  • Charles, N and Smith, D (2010) Editors’ introduction to Imagining the political, special issue of The Sociological Review, 58 (4):
  • Charles, N (2012) ‘Families, communities and social change: then and now’, in ‘Community re-studies and social change’, special issue of The Sociological Review, 60 (3): 438-456
  • Charles, N and Crow, G (2012) ‘Community re-studies and social change’ editors’ introduction, special issue of The Sociological Review, 60 (3): 399-404
  • Butler, D and Charles, N (2012) ‘Exaggerated femininity and tortured masculinity: embodying gender in the horseracing industry', The Sociological Review, 60 (4): 676-695
  • Charles, N and Jones, S (2013) ‘Grey men in grey suits’: gender and political representation in local government’ in Contemporary Wales, 26 (1): 182-204
  • Sealey, A and Charles, N (2013) ‘What do animals mean to you?: naming and relating to non-human animals’ in Anthrozoos, 26 (4): 485-503
  • Charles, N and Mackay, F (2013) ‘Feminist politics and framing contests: domestic violence policy Scotland and Wales’, Critical Social Policy 33 (4): 593 – 615
  • Carter, B. and Charles, N. (2013), 'Animals, Agency and Resistance'. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour. 322-340. doi: 10.1111/jtsb.12019
  • Charles, N (2014) ‘Doing gender, practising politics: workplace cultures in local and devolved government’ Gender, Work and Organization, 21 (4): 368-380 DOI: 10.1111/gwao.12042
  • Charles, N (2014) ‘Animals just love you the way you are’: experiencing kinship across the species barrier’, Sociology, 48 (4): 715-730 doi:10.1177/0038038513515353
  • Charles, N (2016) ‘Written and spoken words: representations of animals and intimacy’, The Sociological Review, DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12376
  • Charles, N (2016) ‘Post-human families? Dog-human relations in the domestic sphere’, in Sociological Research Online, 21 (3): 8 <http://0www.socresonline.org.uk.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/21/3/8.html> DOI: 10.5153/sro.3975

Book chapters

  • Charles, N, Davies, C and Harris, C (2008) ‘The family and social change revisited’ in R.Edwards (ed) Researching Families and Communities: Social and Generational Change, Routledge
  • Charles, N (2008) ‘Feminism, social movements and the gendering of politics’, in Diane Richardson and Vicki Robinson (eds) Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies (3rd edition), Palgrave-Macmillan
  • Carter B and Charles N (2010) ‘Nature, society and sociology’ in Carter B and Charles N (eds) Nature, society and environmental crisis, Sociological Review Monograph/Wiley Blackwell: Oxford
  • Charles N (2010) ‘The refuge movement and domestic violence policies in Wales’ in E Breitenbach and P Thane (eds) What Difference did the Vote Make? Women and Citizenship in Britain and Ireland in the 20th Century, Continuum
  • Charles N (2010) ‘Setting the scene: devolution, gender politics and social justice’ in Charles N and Davies CA (eds) Gender and social justice in Wales, Cardiff University Press, 2010
  • Charles N and Jones S (2010) Developing a domestic abuse strategy in Charles N and Davies CA (eds) Gender and social justice in Wales, Cardiff University Press,
  • Charles N and Davies C A (2010) ‘The future’ in Charles N and Davies CA (eds) Gender and social justice in Wales, Cardiff University Press
  • Carter B and Charles N (2011) ‘Human-animal connections: an introduction’ in Carter B and Charles N (eds) Humans and other animals: critical perspectives, Palgrave
  • Carter B and Charles N (2011) ‘Power, agency and a different future’ in Carter B and Charles N (eds) Humans and other animals: critical perspectives, Palgrave
  • Charles N and Davies CA (2011) ‘My family and other animals: pets as kin’ in Carter B and Charles N (eds) Humans and other animals: critical perspectives, Palgrave
  • Carter B and Charles N (2011) ‘Conceptualising agency in human-animal relations: a sociological approach’, in Jacob Bull (ed) Animal Movements/Moving Animals: essays on direction, velocity and agency in humanimal encounters, Crossroads of Knowledge series, Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala: University Printers, Uppsala, ISBN: 978-91-978186-7-4
  • Charles, N (2015) ‘Feminist politics: from activism to representation’ in D Richardson and V Robinson (eds) Introducing Gender and Women’s Studies, Fourth Edition, Palgrave