Prof John Preston


NameProf John Preston
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1219-4108
Job titleProfessor in Education
Email addressj.j.preston@uel.ac.uk
Research instituteSchool of Education & Communities

Research outputs

Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) and the End of Human Learning: The Existential Threat of Competency

Preston, J. 2017. Competence Based Education and Training (CBET) and the End of Human Learning: The Existential Threat of Competency. Palgrave Macmillan.

Preparing for disaster: a comparative analysis of education for critical infrastructurecollapse

Kitagawa, K., Preston, J. and Chadderton, C. 2016. Preparing for disaster: a comparative analysis of education for critical infrastructurecollapse. Journal of Risk Research. 20 (11), pp. 1450-1465. https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2016.1178661

Zombie pedagogies: the problems with using the undead in public pedagogies for emergencies

Preston, J. 2016. Zombie pedagogies: the problems with using the undead in public pedagogies for emergencies. Jahrbuch für Pädagogik 2016. 16 (1), pp. 211-224. https://doi.org/10.3726/1404_211

Two nations underground: building schools to survive nuclear war and desegregation in the 1960s

Preston, J. 2015. Two nations underground: building schools to survive nuclear war and desegregation in the 1960s. Race Ethnicity and Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2015.1095174

A Golden Age of Security and Education? Adult Education for Civil Defence in the United States 1950–1970

Preston, J. 2015. A Golden Age of Security and Education? Adult Education for Civil Defence in the United States 1950–1970. British Journal of Educational Studies. 63 (3), pp. 387-411. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2015.1076565

Building underground and protected schools to survive nuclear war and desegregation in the 1960s

Preston, J. 2014. Building underground and protected schools to survive nuclear war and desegregation in the 1960s. BERA. Institute of Education, London 25 Sep 2014

The strange death of UK civil defence education in the 1980s

Preston, J. 2015. The strange death of UK civil defence education in the 1980s. History of Education. 44 (2), pp. 225-242. https://doi.org/10.1080/0046760X.2014.979253

Community response in disasters: an ecological learning framework

Preston, J., Chadderton, C., Kitagawa, K. and Edmonds, C. 2015. Community response in disasters: an ecological learning framework. International Journal of Lifelong Education. 34 (6), pp. 727-753.

City Evacuations: Their Pedagogy and the Need for an Inter-disciplinary Approach

Preston, J. and Kolokitha, M. 2015. City Evacuations: Their Pedagogy and the Need for an Inter-disciplinary Approach. in: Preston, John, Binner, Jane M, Branicki, Layla, Galla, Tobias, Jones, Nick, King, James, Kolokitha, Magdalini and Smyrnakis, Michalis (ed.) City Evacuations: An Interdisciplinary Approach Springer. pp. 1-20

Conclusion: evacuations and transmedia vulnerability

Preston, J. 2015. Conclusion: evacuations and transmedia vulnerability. in: Preston, John, Binner, Jane M, Branicki, Layla, Galla, Tobias, Jones, Nick, King, James, Kolokitha, Magdalini and Smyrnakis, Michalis (ed.) City Evacuations: An Interdisciplinary Approach Springer. pp. 117-128

From Aberfan to the ‘Canvey Factor’: schools, children and industrial disasters

Preston, J. 2014. From Aberfan to the ‘Canvey Factor’: schools, children and industrial disasters. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 37 (4), pp. 607-622. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2014.961596

The ‘state of exception’ and disaster education: a multilevel conceptual framework with implications for social justice

Preston, J., Chadderton, C. and Kitagawa, K. 2014. The ‘state of exception’ and disaster education: a multilevel conceptual framework with implications for social justice. Globalisation, Societies and Education. 12 (4), pp. 437-456.

Critical Infrastructure Failure and Mass Population Response: what is the nature of collaboration in this field? Sandcastle report

Preston, J. 2014. Critical Infrastructure Failure and Mass Population Response: what is the nature of collaboration in this field? Sandcastle report. University of East London.

Concrete and Abstract Racial Domination

Preston, J. 2010. Concrete and Abstract Racial Domination. Power and Education. 2 (2), pp. 115-125.

White Trash Vocationalism? Formations of Class and Race in an Essex Further Education College

Preston, J. 2003. White Trash Vocationalism? Formations of Class and Race in an Essex Further Education College. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning. 5 (2), pp. 6-17.
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