Projects per year
My principal area of research is the sociology of families (motherhood and parenting specifically), but I have wide ranging research interests including new class studies, postfeminism and critical pedagogies.
My doctoral research examined how younger and older mothers negotiate dominant discourses of good mothering. This thesis points to the importance of mothering as a key site for the (re)production of moral and classed selves and problematizes the middle-class lifecourse as the norm, highlighting class assumptions underpinning definitions of the ‘right’ time for motherhood.
Research Output per year
‘Birth work’ accompaniment and PhD supervision: an alternative feminist pedagogy for the neoliberal universityFannin, M. & Perrier, M., Jan 2019, In : Gender and Education. 31, 1, p. 136-152 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article (Academic Journal)
‘Crazy for Carcass’: Foodie-waste femininity, digital whiteness and hyperlinked Encounters’ in Lupton, D. and Feldman, Z. (eds), Digital Food Cultures. London: Routledge.Perrier, M. & Swan, E., 31 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) Digital Food Cultures. Lupton, D. & Feldman, Z. (eds.). London: Routledge, (Critical Food Studies).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter in a book
Research output: Book/Report › Edited book