Alexander, P. (2020) Schooling and Social Identity: Learning to Act Your Age in Contemporary Britain. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Alexander P (2018) ‘Boys from the Bronx, Men from Manhattan’, in M. Paule & B. Clack (eds) Success in the Neoliberal Lifecycle: Alternative Perspectives on a Dominant Paradigm. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Externally reviewed at 3-star for REF return (internally at 4-star).
Alexander, P (2017) ‘Coming of Age Through The Recession: High School Imaginings of Post-Recession Futures in London and New York City’, in J. Nelson and G. Stahl (eds.), Masculinity and Aspiration: International Perspectives in the Era of Neoliberal Education. New York: Routledge. Externally reviewed at 3-star for REF return
Alexander, P. (2014) ‘Learning to Act Your Age: ‘age imaginaries’ and media consumption in an English secondary school’ in D. Buckingham, M.J. Kehily & S. Bragg (eds.), Youth Cultures in the Age of Global Media. London: Palgrave MacMillan. Externally reviewed at 3-star for REF-return
Hopwood, N., Alexander, P., Harris-Huemmert, S., McAlpine, L. & Wagstaff, S. (2012) ‘The hidden realities of life as a doctoral student’, V. Mallan & A. Lee (eds.) International Perspectives on Doctoral Education: A Resource for Supervisors and Students. Serang, Malaysia: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.
Alexander, P. (2013) ‘Durkheim’, in J. Ainsworth & G. Geoffrey (eds.), Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide. London: Sage.
Peer-reviewed journal articles& journal contributions
Haight, A., Wright, S., Aldridge, D., Alexander, A. (2020) Remembrance Day Practices in Schools: Meaning-making in Social Memory during the First World War Centenary, Journal of Beliefs and Values,details to follow.
Journal of Beliefs & ValuesLoewenthal, J., Alexander, P., Butt, G. (2019) ‘Fateful Aspects of Aspiration among Graduates in New York and Los Angeles’, International Studies in Sociology of Education, 28 (03-04), 345-361. DOI:10.1080/09620214.2019.1627898
Alexander, P. and Pollard, D. (2019) “An Attempt to Tip the Scales”: Music and Embodied Capital in an English Secondary School, British Journal of Sociology of EducationDOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1540293. Externally reviewed at 3-star for REF-return
Alexander, P. (2019) ‘The Wedding Present—‘Dare’. Suomen Antropologi: Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, 43(2), 96-99. https://doi.org/10.30676/jfas.v43i2.77711
Alexander, P (2017) ‘Introduction: Teaching Anthropology in Uncertain Times’, Teaching Anthropology, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp-1-5.
Alexander, P., Harris-Huemmert, S. & McAlpine, L. (2013) ‘Tools for Reflection on the Identity of Early Career Academics’, International Journal of Academic Development. DOI: 10.1080/1360144X.2013.817333
Alexander, P. (2012) ‘Introduction’, Teaching Anthropology: A Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (Learning Unlearning Special Edition), Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp.1-5.
Alexander, P. (2007) ‘Rethinking the Toxicity Debate: the vitality of contemporary childhood’, in Education Review,Vol. 20, No.1, pp.57-64.