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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 37 Citations 5,789 154 World Ranking 3545 National Ranking 600

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Social science

His primary areas of investigation include Physical education, Pedagogy, Gender studies, Curriculum and Social science. His work carried out in the field of Physical education brings together such families of science as Identity, Comparative education, National curriculum, Education policy and Cultural reproduction. His Pedagogy research includes themes of Social construction of gender, Sociological imagination and Philosophy of education.

As a part of the same scientific family, John Evans mostly works in the field of Gender studies, focusing on Social psychology and, on occasion, Social control, Disordered eating, Middle class and Elitism. His studies in Curriculum integrate themes in fields like Legislation, Subject, Reading, Mathematics education and Education reform. His work in the fields of Social science, such as Social theory and Self-concept, intersects with other areas such as Nature versus nurture.

His most cited work include:

  • ‘Fat Ethics’ – The Obesity Discourse and Body Politics (206 citations)
  • Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications (193 citations)
  • Making a difference? Education and 'ability' in physical education (176 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

John Evans focuses on Physical education, Pedagogy, Curriculum, Gender studies and Social science. His studies deal with areas such as Inclusion, National curriculum, Education policy and Public administration as well as Physical education. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Mathematics education and Social class.

The various areas that John Evans examines in his Curriculum study include Education reform and Politics. John Evans has researched Gender studies in several fields, including Social psychology, Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, Eating disorders, Disordered eating and Middle class. His study in the field of Sociology of Education also crosses realms of Medical sociology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Physical education (44.95%)
  • Pedagogy (40.37%)
  • Curriculum (22.02%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2020)?

  • Physical education (44.95%)
  • Pedagogy (40.37%)
  • Equity (6.42%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Physical education, Pedagogy, Equity, Curriculum and Social class are his primary areas of study. John Evans integrates Physical education with Globe in his study. His study in Pedagogy is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Aesthetics and Habitus.

His Curriculum study incorporates themes from Outsourcing, Neoliberalism and Teacher education. As part of one scientific family, John Evans deals mainly with the area of Social class, narrowing it down to issues related to the Early childhood education, and often Progressive education, Teaching method, Cultural diversity and Identity. His Health promotion research incorporates elements of Health education and Population health.

Between 2013 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Physical Education PLC: neoliberalism, curriculum and governance. New directions for PESP research (46 citations)
  • Neoliberalism and the future for a socio-educative physical education (37 citations)
  • Neoliberal freedoms, privatisation and the future of physical education (36 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Education
  • Social science

His main research concerns Physical education, Teacher education, Curriculum, Neoliberalism and Pedagogy. Much of his study explores Physical education relationship to Social science. The concepts of his Teacher education study are interwoven with issues in Cultural capital, Curriculum development and Public policy.

His Cultural capital study frequently links to adjacent areas such as Politics. His Politics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social influence and Closure. His study connects Educational research and Curriculum.

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Best Publications

Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications

John Evans;Emma Rich;Brian Davies;Rachel Allwood.
(2008)

389 Citations

Politics, policy, and practice in physical education

Dawn Penney;John Evans.
(1999)

362 Citations

‘Fat Ethics’ – The Obesity Discourse and Body Politics

Emma Rich;John Evans.
Social Theory and Health (2005)

353 Citations

Making a difference? Education and 'ability' in physical education

John Evans.
European Physical Education Review (2004)

258 Citations

Body Knowledge and Control: Studies in the Sociology of Physical Education and Health

John Evans;Brian Davies;Jan Wright.
(2003)

250 Citations

Disordered eating and disordered schooling: what schools do to middle class girls

John Evans;Emma Rich;Rachel Holroyd.
British Journal of Sociology of Education (2004)

200 Citations

The body made flesh: embodied learning and the corporeal device

John Evans;Brian Davies;Emma Rich.
British Journal of Sociology of Education (2009)

175 Citations

Teachers, Teaching and the Social Construction of Gender Relations

John Evans;Brian Davies;Dawn Penney.
Sport Education and Society (1996)

162 Citations

The Emperor’s New Clothes: Fat, Thin, and Overweight. The Social Fabrication of Risk and Ill Health

John Evans;Emma Rich;Brian Davies.
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (2004)

144 Citations

Physical Education and Health: a Polemic or ëLet Them Eat Cake!í

John Evans.
European Physical Education Review (2003)

135 Citations

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