Dr Jennifer Lea
Lecturer in Human Geography

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Key publications



Holt L, Bowlby S, Lea J (In Press). Everyone knows me. I sort of like move about’’: the friendships and encounters of young people with Special Educational Needs in different school settings. Environment and Planning A Full text. DOI.
Lea J, Cadman L, Philo C (2015). Changing the habits of a lifetime? Mindfulness meditation and habitual geographies. Cultural Geographies, 22(1), 49-65. Abstract. DOI.
Lea J, Philo C, Cadman L (2015). ‘It’s a fine line between. self discipline, devotion and dedication’: negotiating authority in the teaching and learning of Ashtanga yoga. cultural geographies, 23(1), 69-85. Full text. DOI.
Philo C, Cadman L, Lea J (2014). New Energy Geographies: a Case Study of Yoga, Meditation and Healthfulness. Journal of Medical Humanities, 36(1), 35-46. Full text. DOI.
Lea J (2009). Liberation or limitation? Understanding Iyengar Yoga as a practice of the self. Body and Society, 3(15), 71-92.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Holt L, Bowlby S, Lea J (In Press). Everyone knows me. I sort of like move about’’: the friendships and encounters of young people with Special Educational Needs in different school settings. Environment and Planning A Full text. DOI.
Lea J (In Press). Understanding therapeutic massage as a form of bodywork: knowing and working on the (energetic) body. Sociology of Health and Illness
Lea J, Cadman L, Philo C (2015). Changing the habits of a lifetime? Mindfulness meditation and habitual geographies. Cultural Geographies, 22(1), 49-65. Abstract. DOI.
Lea J, Philo C, Cadman L (2015). ‘It’s a fine line between. self discipline, devotion and dedication’: negotiating authority in the teaching and learning of Ashtanga yoga. cultural geographies, 23(1), 69-85. Full text. DOI.
Philo C, Cadman L, Lea J (2014). New Energy Geographies: a Case Study of Yoga, Meditation and Healthfulness. Journal of Medical Humanities, 36(1), 35-46. Full text. DOI.
Holt L, Bowlby S, Lea J (2013). Emotions and the habitus: Young people with socio-emotional differences (re)producing social, emotional and cultural capital in family and leisure space-times. Emotion, Space and Society, 9, 33-41. DOI.
Holt L, Lea J, Bowlby S (2012). Special units for young people on the Autistic Spectrum in mainstream schools: sites of normalisation, abnormalisation, inclusion and exclusion. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 9(44), 2191-2206.
Lea J (2009). Becoming skilled: the cultural and corporeal geographies of teaching and learning Thai Yoga Massage. Geoforum, 3(40), 465-474.
Lea J (2009). Liberation or limitation? Understanding Iyengar Yoga as a practice of the self. Body and Society, 3(15), 71-92.
Lea J (2008). Retreating to nature: rethinking therapeutic landscapes. Area, 1(80), 90-98.
Lea J (2006). Experiencing Festival Bodies: connecting massage and wellness. Tourism Recreation Research, 1(31), 65-75.

Chapters

Cadman L, Philo C, Lea J (2017). Using time-space diaries and interviews to research spiritualities in an ‘everyday context. In Woodhead L (Ed) How to Research Religion: Putting Methods into Practice, OUP. Full text.
Lea J, Bowlby S (2016). Behaviourally, emotionally and socially ‘problematic’ students: interrogating emotional governance as a form of exclusionary practice. In Jupp E, Pykett J, Smith F (Eds.) Emotional States Governing with Feeling in Policymaking Practice and Participation, Routledge. Abstract.  Full text.
Lea J, Holt L, Bowlby S (2016). Talking about socio-emotional differences, reproducing ‘Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties’? the use of restorative approaches to justice in schools. In Blazek M, Kraftl P (Eds.) Children’s Emotions in Policy and Practice: Mapping and Making Spaces of Childhood.  Full text.
Bowlby S, Lea J, Holt L (2014). Learning how to behave in school: a study of the experiences of children and young people with socio-emotional differences. In Mills S, Kraftl P (Eds.) Informal Education, Childhood and Youth: Geographies, Histories, Practices, Palgrave Macmillan. Full text.
Lea J (2012). Encountering touch: the “mixed bodies” of Michel Serres’. In Paterson M, Dodge M (Eds.) Touching Space Placing Touch, Ashgate Publishing Company.
Lea J (2011). Liberation or limitation? Understanding Iyengar Yoga as a practice of the self. In Heelas P (Ed) Spirituality in the Modern World, Routledge. Abstract.
Woodward K, Lea J (2009). Affective Geographies. In Smith S, Marston S, Pain R, Jones JP (Eds.) Handbook of Social Geography, Sage, 431-484.
Lea J (2009). Post-phenomenology/Post‐phenomenological geographies. In Kitchen R, Thrift N (Eds.) International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography, Oxford: Elsevier, 373-378.

Publications by year



In Press

Holt L, Bowlby S, Lea J (In Press). Everyone knows me. I sort of like move about’’: the friendships and encounters of young people with Special Educational Needs in different school settings. Environment and Planning A Full text. DOI.
Lea J (In Press). Understanding therapeutic massage as a form of bodywork: knowing and working on the (energetic) body. Sociology of Health and Illness

2017

Cadman L, Philo C, Lea J (2017). Using time-space diaries and interviews to research spiritualities in an ‘everyday context. In Woodhead L (Ed) How to Research Religion: Putting Methods into Practice, OUP. Full text.

2016

Lea J, Bowlby S (2016). Behaviourally, emotionally and socially ‘problematic’ students: interrogating emotional governance as a form of exclusionary practice. In Jupp E, Pykett J, Smith F (Eds.) Emotional States Governing with Feeling in Policymaking Practice and Participation, Routledge. Abstract.  Full text.
Lea J, Holt L, Bowlby S (2016). Talking about socio-emotional differences, reproducing ‘Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties’? the use of restorative approaches to justice in schools. In Blazek M, Kraftl P (Eds.) Children’s Emotions in Policy and Practice: Mapping and Making Spaces of Childhood.  Full text.

2015

Lea J, Cadman L, Philo C (2015). Changing the habits of a lifetime? Mindfulness meditation and habitual geographies. Cultural Geographies, 22(1), 49-65. Abstract. DOI.
Lea J, Philo C, Cadman L (2015). ‘It’s a fine line between. self discipline, devotion and dedication’: negotiating authority in the teaching and learning of Ashtanga yoga. cultural geographies, 23(1), 69-85. Full text. DOI.

2014

Bowlby S, Lea J, Holt L (2014). Learning how to behave in school: a study of the experiences of children and young people with socio-emotional differences. In Mills S, Kraftl P (Eds.) Informal Education, Childhood and Youth: Geographies, Histories, Practices, Palgrave Macmillan. Full text.
Philo C, Cadman L, Lea J (2014). New Energy Geographies: a Case Study of Yoga, Meditation and Healthfulness. Journal of Medical Humanities, 36(1), 35-46. Full text. DOI.

2013

Holt L, Bowlby S, Lea J (2013). Emotions and the habitus: Young people with socio-emotional differences (re)producing social, emotional and cultural capital in family and leisure space-times. Emotion, Space and Society, 9, 33-41. DOI.

2012

Lea J (2012). Encountering touch: the “mixed bodies” of Michel Serres’. In Paterson M, Dodge M (Eds.) Touching Space Placing Touch, Ashgate Publishing Company.
Holt L, Lea J, Bowlby S (2012). Special units for young people on the Autistic Spectrum in mainstream schools: sites of normalisation, abnormalisation, inclusion and exclusion. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 9(44), 2191-2206.

2011

Lea J (2011). Liberation or limitation? Understanding Iyengar Yoga as a practice of the self. In Heelas P (Ed) Spirituality in the Modern World, Routledge. Abstract.

2009

Woodward K, Lea J (2009). Affective Geographies. In Smith S, Marston S, Pain R, Jones JP (Eds.) Handbook of Social Geography, Sage, 431-484.
Lea J (2009). Becoming skilled: the cultural and corporeal geographies of teaching and learning Thai Yoga Massage. Geoforum, 3(40), 465-474.
Lea J (2009). Liberation or limitation? Understanding Iyengar Yoga as a practice of the self. Body and Society, 3(15), 71-92.
Lea J (2009). Post-phenomenology/Post‐phenomenological geographies. In Kitchen R, Thrift N (Eds.) International Encyclopaedia of Human Geography, Oxford: Elsevier, 373-378.

2008

Lea J (2008). Retreating to nature: rethinking therapeutic landscapes. Area, 1(80), 90-98.

2006

Lea J (2006). Experiencing Festival Bodies: connecting massage and wellness. Tourism Recreation Research, 1(31), 65-75.