NEW ROUTLEDGE BOOK SERIES COMMISSIONED – THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ACADEMIA. Series Editors: Helen Kara and Pat Thomson
There is a recent methods book entitled Place-based methods for researching schools (Bloomsbury, 2017) and single authored monograph on Pierre Bourdieu and educational leadership ( Routledge 2017).
There is a companion to this book called Inspiring school change. Transforming education through the creative arts. There’s also a book on literacy where I’m a co -author.
The most recent writing book is Detox your writing: Strategies for doctoral researchers (2016, Routledge).
I have written over 170 chapters and refereed journal articles since 2000, and you can see a relatively up to date list on my university webpage and on google scholar citations
PENNACCHIA, JODIE, MILLS, MARTIN, MCGREGOR, GLENDA and THOMSON, PAT, eds., 2018. Alternative Educational Programmes, Schools, and Social Justice London: Routledge
HALL, C and THOMSON, P 2017 Inspiring school change: Transforming education through the creative arts. London: Routledge
HAYES, D, HATTAM, R, COMBER, B, KERKHAM, L, LUPTON, R and THOMSON, P 2017 Literacy leading and leaning. Beyond pedagogies of poverty. London: Routledge
LUPTON, D, MEWBURN I and THOMSON, P Eds 2017 The digital academic. Critical perspectives on digital technologies in higher education Routledge
THOMSON, P 2017 Educational Leadership and Pierre Bourdieu. London: Routledge
THOMSON, P and HALL, C 2017 Place based methods for researching schools. London:Bloomsbury
THOMSON, P and KAMLER, P 2016 Detox your writing. strategies for doctoral researchers. London:Routledge.
KAMLER, B and THOMSON, P 2014 Helping doctoral students write; Pedagogies for supervision. London: Routledge. Second edition
THOMSON, P and KAMLER, B 2013 Writing for peer reviewed journals. Strategies for getting published. London: Routledge
David Fulton Creative Learning series. 2011 (Eds) series Editors Pat Thomson, Julian Sefton Green and Naranee Ruthra Rajan: Five books for teachers.
SEFTON GREEN, J, THOMSON, P, BRESLER, L, eds., 2011. The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning. London: Routledge.
WRIGLEY, T, THOMSON, P LINGARD, Eds. 2011. Changing schools: Alternative ways to make a world of difference, Routledge.
THOMSON, P and SEFTON GREEN J Eds 2010 Researching creative learning. Methods and issues London: Routledge
WALKER, M and THOMSON P 2010 Eds. The Routledge doctoral supervisor’s companion: Supporting effective research in education and the social sciences. London: Routledge
THOMSON, P and WALKER, M 2010. Eds The Routledge doctoral students’ companion: getting to grips with research in education and the social sciences. London: Routledge
THOMSON, P.2009 School leadership – heads on the block? London: Routledge. (Highly commended British Education Studies book prize, 2011)
THOMSON, P, Ed., 2008. Doing visual research with children and young people. London: Routledge.
THOMSON, P., 2007. Whole school change: a review of the literature. London: Arts Council England. Second edition 2010 (Open Access)
KAMLER, B. and THOMSON, P., 2006. Helping doctoral students write: pedagogies for supervision. Routledge.
REID, A., THOMSON, P.L., Eds., 2003. Rethinking public education: towards a public curriculum. Brisbane: Post Pressed.
THOMSON, P., 2002. Schooling the rustbelt kids: making the difference in changing times. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books Ltd. Sydney: Allen and Unwin
THOMSON, P and WELLARD, S 1999 Getting a grip: postcritical approaches to research. Geelong: Deakin University Press
Forthcoming books under contract
BAROUTSIS, A, RIDDLE, S and THOMSON, P Eds 2018 Education Research and the Media: Challenges and Possibilities Routledge
BLACKMORE, J, GUNTER, H and THOMSON, P 2019 Critical approaches to research in educational leadership, management and administration. Routledge
HARRIS, A, SNEPVANGERS K and THOMSON, P Eds. 2018 Creative policy, partnership and practice in education. Palgrave Macmillan
THOMSON, P 2018 Whither public good in education? The takeover and makeover of state schooling Policy Press.