Hughes, J. and Goodwin. J. (eds.) (2014) Human Documents and Archival Research (Four Volumes). London: Sage.

Goodwin, J. (ed) (2012) Secondary Analysis. (Four Volumes). London: Sage (Hardcover ISBN: 9781446246900)

Goodwin, J. (ed) (2012) Biographical Methods. (Four Volumes). London: Sage (Hardcover ISBN: 9781446246917)

Goodwin, J. (1999) Men’s Work and Male Lives: Men and Work in Britain. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Journal Articles

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2014) Notions of Fantasy and Reality in the Adjustment to Retirement, Ageing and Society, 34(4): 569-589. (published online 2012)

Goodwin, J., O'Connor. H., and Quinn M. (2014) Training and Labour Needs of Young Workers in Vietnamese Organisations, Education and Training, 56(1): 35-46.

Goodwin, J. (2013) On Elias’s Theory of Communities. An Introduction to Verso una teoria della Comunità. CAMBIO: Rivista sulle trasformazioni sociali - Journal on Social Transformations (in English and Italian) Anno III, Numero 6/Dicembre 2013: pp. 161-163.

Hughes, J. and Goodwin, J. (2013) Becoming Elias: Themes From Four Interviews With Norbert Elias, Human Figurations, Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2013 :

O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2013) Beyond 'Average' Family Life: a secondary analysis of atypicality in 1960s families, Families, Relationships and Societies DOI:

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2013) Ordinary Lives: 'Typical Stories' of Girls' Transitions in the 1960s and the 1980s, Sociological Research Online, Sociological Research Online, 18 (1) 4:> 10.5153/sro.2881

O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2013) The Ethical Dilemmas of Restudies in Researching Youth, YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 21(3) 289–307.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor H. (2012) The Impacts of Demographic Change: Young Workers, Older Workers and the Consequences for Education, Skills and Employment, Education and Training, Vol. 54, No. 7.

O'Connor, H., and Goodwin, J. (2012) 'Revisiting Norbert Elias's Sociology of Community: Learning from the Leicester Restudies', The Sociological Review, Vol. 60. No. 3, pp 476-497.

Goodwin, J., O'Connor, H. and Plugor, R. (2012) 'Doctoral Students' Experiences at the University of Leicester, Journal for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Vol 3,

Goodwin, J. and Hughes, J. (2011) 'Ilya Neustadt, Norbert Elias, and the Development of Sociology in Britain: Formal and Informal Sources of Historical Data'. British Journal of Sociology. Volume 26. No. 4. 677-695

O’Connor H. and Goodwin J. (2010) 'Utilizing Data from a Lost Sociological Project: Experiences, Insights, Promises', Qualitative Research 10(3): 283-298.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2009) 'Whatever Happened to the Young Workers?', Journal of Education and Work (Special Issue) 22(5): 417-431.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2009) EDITORIAL: 'Continuity and Change in 40 Years of School to Work Transitions', Journal of Education and Work (Special Issue) 22(5): 341-342.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2009) 'Through the Interviewer’s Lens: Representations of 1960s Households and Families and in a Lost Sociological Study', Sociological Research Online 14(4).

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2007) 'Continuity and Change in Forty Years of School to-Work Transition', International Journal of Lifelong Education 26(5): 555-572.

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2007) 'Researching Forty Years of Learning For Work: The Experiences of One Cohort of Workers', Journal of Vocational Education and Training 59(3): 349-367.

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2006) 'Contextualising the Research Process: Using Interviewer Notes in the Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data', The Qualitative Report 11(2).

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2006) 'Norbert Elias and the Lost Young Worker Project', Journal of Youth Studies 9(2): 159-173.

Goodwin, J. and O'Connor, H. (2005) 'Exploring Complex Transitions: Looking Back at the ‘Golden Age’ of Youth Transitions', Sociology 39(2): 201-220.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2005) 'Engineer, Mechanic or Carpenter?: Boys' Transitions to Work in the 1960s', Journal of Education and Work 18(4): 451-471.

O’Connor, H. and Goodwin, J. (2004) 'She wants to be like her Mum?', Journal of Education and Work 17(1): 95-118.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2003) 'Entering Work in the 1960s: Reflections and Expectations', Education + Training 45(1): 13-21. (Winner of Emerald Publishing Group Outstanding Paper Award for Excellence 2004).

O’Connor, H. and Goodwin, J. (2002) 'Working and the Diaspora: Locating Irish Workers in the British Labour Market', Irish Journal of Sociology 11(2): 27-53.

Goodwin, J. (2002) 'Irish Men and Work in North-County Dublin', The Journal of Gender Studies 11(2): 151-166.

Goodwin, J. and Hills, K. (1999) 'A View From Hong Kong: Chinese Representations of War, Violence and American Imperialism', Sociological Research Online 4(2).

Goodwin, J., Hills, K. and Ashton, D. (1999) 'Training and Development in the United Kingdom', International Journal of Training and Development 3(2): 167-179.

Goodwin, J. (1999) 'School, Race and Masculinity: A Review Essay', Journal of Youth Studies 2(3): 373-376.

Goodwin, J. (1997) 'The Republic of Ireland and Effective Vocational Education and Training: Moving on From Finlay and Niven', International Journal of Vocational Education and Training 5(2): 33-56.

Goodwin, J. (1997) 'Employment Equality in Northern Ireland: A Review Essay', Work Employment and Society 11(1): 167-172.

Goodwin, J. (1996) 'Towards a Greater Understanding of Economy and Work in Ireland: A Review Article', Work, Employment and Society 10(2): 377-385.

Felstead, A., Maguire, S. and Goodwin J. (1994) 'Providing Training in Leicestershire', Leicester Economic Review 2(3): 13-25

Book Chapters

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2014) A Critical Reassessment Of The ‘Complexity’ Orthodoxy: Lessons From Existing Data And Youth ‘Legacy’ Studies, Chapter two in Kelly, P. and Kamp, A. (2014) Critical Youth Studies for the 21st Century. Leiden: Brill, Chapter 2 (forthcoming).

Hughes, J. and Goodwin, J. (2014) Human Documents as Figurations: Towards a Relational Approach to Documentary Research, Volume 1, Sage Library of Research Methods. London: Sage Publications, pp. xxv-xlvii.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2012) Exploring Complex Transitions, in Goodwin, J. (ed) (2012) Secondary Analysis, Vol III, Chapter 42 London: Sage.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2012) Through the Interviewer’s Lens, in Goodwin, J. (ed) (2012) Secondary Analysis, Vol III, Chapter 43 London: Sage.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2012) Utilizing Data from a Lost Sociological project, in Goodwin, J. (ed) (2012) Secondary Analysis, Vol IV, Chapter 59 London: Sage.

Goodwin, J., and O’Connor, H. (2009) 'Youth and Generation: ‘In the Midst of an Adult World’' pp. 21-30 in Furlong, A. (ed.) Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas. London: Routledge.

Abusidalaghoul, V., Goodwin, J., James, N., Rainnie, A., Venter, K., and White, M. (2009) 'Sitting on a wall in Northumberland crying: The realities of semi-structured interviews', in Townsend, K. and Burgess, J. (eds.) (2009) Method in the Madness? Research Stories You Won't Find in a Textbook. Oxford: Chandos.

Goodwin, J. (2007) 'The Transition to Work and Adulthood: Becoming Adults via Communities of Practice', in Hughes, J., Jewson, N. and Unwin, L. (2007) Communities of Practice: Critical Perspectives. London: Routledge.

O'Connor, H. and Goodwin, J. (2005) 'Girl’s Perceptions of Adulthood in the 1960s', pp. in Pilcher, J., Pole, C., and Williams, J. (eds.) Young People in Transition: Becoming Citizens? London: Palgrave.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2003) 'The Young Worker Project Renewed', in Dunning E. and Mennell, S. Norbert Elias. London: Sage.

Goodwin, J. and O’Connor, H. (2001) '‘Learning the Ropes’: Young Workers’ Reflections on Workplace Learning in the 1960s', in Streumer, J. N. (ed.) Perspectives on Learning at the Workplace. Enschede: University of Twente.

Goodwin, J. (2001) 'Newly Industrialised Countries', in Michie, J. (ed.) Reader's Guide to the Social Sciences. London: Fitzroy Dearborn.


Goodwin, J., O’Connor, H. and Quinn, M. (2009) 'Youth Employment in Vietnam: A Survey of Employers', pp. 1-39. Hanoi and Geneva: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce/International Labour Organization.

Felstead, A. and Jewson, N. with Goodwin, J. (1996) Homeworking in Britain. London: HMSO.

Felstead, A., Goodwin, J. and Green, F. (1995) 'Measuring up to the National Training Targets: Women’s Attainment of Vocational Qualifications'. Leicester: University of Leicester, Centre for Labour Market Studies.

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