Professor and Director of Division of Social Work - School Management, Social Work
Fax: +44 (0)1895 269736
BA (Portsmouth), MSc (London)
Forthcoming events/Current news
In October 2009, Susan was invited to advise the United Nations on the gender aspects of natural resource management for guidance being developed for UNDP field staff working in conflict zones.
In March 2010, Susan has been invited to participate in a LUCID Workshop on Gender, Power and Climate Change at Lund University, with two PhD students working in this field (Rakibe Kulcur and Virginie le Masson).
In April 2010, Susan is convening a session at the American Geographers’ Conference in Washington DC, with Monica Degen (Sociology) – Embodied Geographies.
Current research interests
- Embodied research methodologies (particularly with reference to the use of yoga in research with abused and marginalised women).
- Gender and environment (gendered environmental justice; the gendering of environmental decision making; gender and climate change; gender and waste).
- Community gardening (particularly as it is used by marginalized women).
- Participatory, engaged and activist research in own research practice, and, pedagogically, as an approach to student learning (Applied Research module in MA Children, Young People and International Development.
- Embodied methodologies: using the body as a research instrument (AAG Conference, Washington DC, April 2010, with Monica Degen), TITLE of session (International Sociological Association RC21: Sociology of Urban and Regional Development, Sao Paulo, with Monica Degen) www.centrodametropole.org.br/ISA2009
- Bread and Roses: the challenges and contradictions of sustainable consumption (RGS-IBG conference session 2007, with Prof Gordon Walker)
- Women, Work-Life Balance and Quality of Life (RGS-IBG conference session 2007, with Elodie Marandet, Fiona Smith, Emma Wainwright)
- Agenda 21: Retrospect & Prospect. (RGS-IBG Conference, Belfast Jan 2002, with Gordon Walker)
- The Economic, Social and Planning Reconstructon of Declining and Destroyed Areas in Europe. (9th PERG International Conference, Thessaloniki, 3rd-6th September 2001)
- Local Sustainabilities (AAG Conference, New York, 2001, with Bob Evans)
- The Public and the Environment: Citizens, Sustainability and Science. RGS/IBG, 14th April 1999.
- Local Economic Restructuring - Social and Environmental Impacts' Brunel University, June 1999 (with Alan Patterson)
- The Politics of Environmental Action - RGS/IBG Research and Higher Education Division annual conference, University of Surrey January 1998 (with Alan Patterson)
(Forthcoming) Wainwright, E., Marandet, E., Buckingham, S. and Smith, F., Mothers participation in and progression through the neo-liberal learning market, Gender, Place and Culture In press
(2012) Buckingham, SJ. and Degen, M., Sensing our way: using yoga as a research method, The Senses and Society 7 (3) : 129- 344
(2012) Krueger, R. and Buckingham, S., Toward a ‘Consensual’ Urban Politics? Creative Planning, Urban Sustainability and Regional Development, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 36 (3) : 486- 503
(2011) Wainwright, E., Marandet, E., Buckingham, S. and Smith, F., The training-to-work trajectory: pressures for and subversions to participation in the neoliberal learning market in the UK, Gender, Place and Culture 18 (5) : 635- 654
(2011) Smith, F., Wainwright, E., Buckingham, S. and Marandet, E., Women, work-life balance and quality of life: case studies from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, Gender, Place and Culture 18 603- 610
(2010) Buckingham, SJ., Call in the Women, Nature 468 502- 502
(2010) Wainwright, E., Buckingham, S., Marandet, E. and Smith, F., 'Body training': Investigating the embodied training choices of/for mothers in West London, Geoforum 41 (3) : 489- 497
(2009) Buckingham, S. and Kulcur, R., Gendered geographies of environmental injustice, Antipode 41 (4) : 659- 683
(2009) Krueger, R. and Buckingham, S., Creative city scripts, economic development, and sustainability, Geographical Review 99 (1) : iii- xii Download publication
(2008) Smith, F., Barker, J., Wainwright, E., Marandet, E. and Buckingham, S., A new deal for lone parents? Training lone parents for work in West London, Area 40 (2) : 237- 244
(2006) Buckingham, S., Marandet, E., Smith, F., Wainwright, E. and Diosi, M., The liminality of training spaces: places of private/public transitions, Geoforum 37 (6) : 895- 905 Download publication
(2005) Buckingham, S., Reeves, D. and Batchelor, A., Wasting women: the environmental justice of including women in municipal waste management, Local Environment 10 (4) : 427- 444
(2005) Buckingham, S., Women (re)construct the plot: the regen(d)eration of urban food growing, Area 37 (2) : 171- 179
(2004) Buckingham, S., Ecofeminism in the twenty-first century, The Geographical Journal 170 (2) Download publication
(2010) Buckingham, SJ. and Kulcur, R., Gendered Geographies of Environmental Justice. In: Holifield, R., Porter, M. and Walker, G. eds. Spaces of Environmental Justice. Wiley-Blackwell 70- 94
(2008) Buckingham, S. and Collins, PEF., Food. In: Buckingham, S. and Turner, M. eds. Understanding Environmental Issues. SAGE Publications Ltd 121-
(2007) Buckingham, S., Micro-geographies and micro-ruptures: the politics of gender in the theory and practice of sustainability. In: Krueger, JR. and Gibbs, D. eds. The sustainable development paradox: urban political economy in the United States and Europe. New York : Guilford Press 66- 94
(2008) Buckingham, S. and Turner, M., Understanding Environmental Issues. Sage Publications Ltd
(2006) Buckingham, S. and Lievesley, G., In the hands of women. Manchester Univ Pr
(2003) Buckingham, S. and Theobald, K., Local environmental sustainability. Woodhead Publishing
(2000) Buckingham-Hatfield, S., Gender and environment. Routledge
(1999) Buckingham-Hatfield, S. and Percy, S., Constructing local environmental agendas. Routledge
(1996) Buckingham, SJ. and Evans, B., Environmental planning and sustainability. John Wiley & Son Ltd