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Professor Heather Montgomery

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Professor  Heather Montgomery

Professor Heather Montgomery

About me

Dr Heather Montgomery is a lecturer in childhood studies at The Open University. After a degree in English literature, she completed a PhD in social anthropology at Cambridge, focusing on children in Thailand. Heather's chair of the OU course Childhood 0-18 which looks at childhood from an introductory, interdisciplinary and international perspective. She also writes about anthropology and childhood, children’s rights and representations of children.

Professor Heather Montgomery's research

Victoria L. Cooper, Heather Kate Montgomery and Professor Kieron Sheehy (2018-08-30) Parenting the First Twelve Years: What the Evidence Tells Us, Pelican

Heather Kate Montgomery (2018-07-31) [Book Review] Oscar Wilde and the Cultures of Childhood, In Childhood in the Past 2(11), Informa UK Limited

Heather Kate Montgomery and Mimi Tatlow-Golden (2018-07-11) Reconciling Childhood and Youth Studies and developmental psychology, Policy Press

Heather Kate Montgomery (2018-07-11) Children’s rights and cultural relativism, Policy Press

Heather Kate Montgomery (2018-07-11) Inequality and the social and cultural capital of childhood and youth, Policy Press

Professor Mary Jane Kehily and Heather Kate Montgomery (2018-07-11) Children’s and young people’s cultures, Policy Press

Chae-Young Kim and Heather Kate Montgomery (2018) Rural children’s work and school education in the context of rapid economic growth in South Korea, In International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 1-2(38)

Heather Kate Montgomery (2018) Children and Sex Tourism: The Case of Thailand, Waveland Press

Heather Kate Montgomery (2016-09-08) Anthropological Perspectives on Children’s Rights, Taylor & Francis

Heather Kate Montgomery (2016-05-19) Understanding the indefensible: reflections on fieldwork with child prostitutes in Thailand, Bloomsbury

Browse Professor Heather Montgomery's latest research on Open Research Online