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Bloustien, Gerry, Comber, Barbara, & Mackinnon, Alison (2009) The Hawke legacy: towards a sustainable society. Wakefield Press, Australia.
Comber, Barbara, Nixon, Helen, & Reid, Jo-Anne (2007) Literacies in place : teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia.
Comber, Barbara (2013) Critical Literacy in the Early Years : Emergence and Sustenance in an Age of Accountability. In Larson, Joanne & Marsh, Jackie (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 587-601.
Comber, Barbara (2012) Literacy for a sustainable world. In Language, Literacy and Literature. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne.
Mills, Kathy A. & Comber, Barbara (2012) Space, place and power: the spatial turn in literacy research. In Hall, Kathy, Cremin, Teresa, Comber, Barbara, & Moll, Luis (Eds.) International Handbook of Research in Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Inc., London. (In Press)
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2012) Collaborative inquiries into literacy, place and identity in changing policy contexts : implications for teacher development. In Day, Christopher (Ed.) The Routledge International Handbook on Teacher and School Development. Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group, London.
Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2011) Redesigning school spaces : creating possibilities for learning. In Sefton-Green, Julian, Thomson, Pat, Bresler, Liora, & Jones, Ken (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning. Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group), London, pp. 253-263.
Comber, Barbara (2010) Preface. In Jennings, L., Jewitt, P. T, Souto-Manning, M., & Wilson, J. (Eds.) Sites of Possibility : Critical Dialogue In and Out of School. Hampton Press, Creskill, N.J, vii-x.
Comber, Barbara (2010) Reading places. In Hall, Kathy, Goswami, Usha, Harrison, Colin, Ellis, Sue, & Soler, Janet (Eds.) Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read : Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Hoboken, pp. 32-43.
Comber, Barbara (2009) Critical literacies in place : teachers who work for just and sustainable communities. In Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice Decolonizing Community Context. Routledge (Taylor & Francis), New York and London, pp. 43-57.
Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2009) Literacy, landscapes and learning in a primary classroom. In Somerville, M, Power, K, & de Carteret, P (Eds.) Landscapes and learning: Place studies for a global world. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 119-138.
Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2009) Sustaining the next generation of teacher-researchers to work for social justice. In Somekh, B. & Noffke , S. (Eds.) Handbook of Educational Action Research. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 177-185.
Comber, Barbara (2007) Assembling dynamic repertoires of literate practices : teaching that makes a difference. In Marsh, J. & Bearne, E. (Eds.) Literacy and Social Inclusion : Closing the Gap. Trentham Books, London, pp. 115-131.
Comber, Barbara & Cormack, Phil (2007) Constituting the teacher of reading in contemporary Australian literacy debates. In Openshaw, R. & Soler, J. (Eds.) Reading Across International Boundaries : History, Policy, and Politics. Information Age Publishing, Greenwich, CT, pp. 87-110.
Cormack, Phil & Comber, Barbara (2007) Doing justice : young people’s representations of the Murray-Darling Basin. In Potter, E., Mackinnon, A., McKenzie, S., & McKay, J. (Eds.) Just Water : Cross-disciplinary Conversations on Water Use, Culture and Meaning in Australia. Melbourne University Press, Carlton , Vic., pp. 134-152.
Comber, Barbara, Reid, Jo-Anne, & Nixon, Helen (2007) Environmental communications: pedagogies of responsibility and place. In Comber, B, Nixon, H, & Reid, J (Eds.) Literacies in place:Teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 5-18.
Reid, Jo-Anne, Nixon, Helen, & Comber, Barbara (2007) Teaching for environmental sustainability: Combining critique with hope. In Comber, B, Nixon, H, & Reid, J (Eds.) Literacies in place:Teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 142-154.
Comber, Barbara & Reid, Jo-Anne (2007) Understanding literacy pedagogy in and out of school. In Makin, L, Jones Diaz, C, & McLachlan, C (Eds.) Literacies in early childhood: Changing views, challenging practice (2nd edition). Elsevier Australia, Australia, pp. 43-55.
Janks, Hilary & Comber, Barbara (2006) Critical literacy across continents. In Pahl, K & Rowsell, J (Eds.) Travel notes from the new literacy studies : instances of practice. Multilingual Matters, United Kingdom, pp. 95-117.
Comber, Barbara (2006) Critical literacy educators at work : examining their dispositions, discursive resources and repertoires of practice. In Cooper, Karyn & White, Robert (Eds.) Practical Critical Educator : Integrating Literacy, Learning and Leadership. Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 51-65.
Comber, Barbara & Reid, Jo-Anne (2006) Literacy education : what's new and what needs to be new? In Doecke, B, Howie, M, & Sawyer, W (Eds.) Only connect : English teaching, schooling and community. Wakefield Press in association with The Australian Association for the Teaching of English, Australia, pp. 335-348.
Comber, Barbara & Kamler, Barbara (2006) Redesigning literacy pedagogies: The complexities of producing sustainable change. In Bokhorst-Heng, W, Osborne, M, & Lee, K (Eds.) Redesigning pedagogy : reflections on theory and praxis. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 19-31.
Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2005) Behind the scenes : making movies in early years classrooms. In Marsh, Jackie (Ed.) Popular culture, new media and digital literacy in early childhood. RoutledgeFalmer, United Kingdom, pp. 219-236.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2005) Children re-read and re-write their neighborhoods : critical literacies and identity work. In Evans, Janet (Ed.) Literacy Moves On : Popular Culture, New Technologies and Critical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom. Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH, pp. 127-148.
Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2005) Designing turn-around pedagogies and contesting deficit assumptions. In Comber, B & Kamler, B (Eds.) Turn-around pedagogies : literacy interventions for at-risk students. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 1-14.
Comber, Barbara (2005) Interview with Barbara Comber. In Larson, J & Marsh, J (Eds.) Making literacy real : theories and practicies for learning and teaching. Sage, United Kingdom, pp. 61-67.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2004) Children re-read and re-write their neighbourhoods: critical literacies and identity work. In Evans, J (Ed.) Literacy moves on : using popular culture, new technologies and critical literacy in the primary classroom. David Fulton Publishers, United Kingdom, pp. 115-132.
Comber, Barbara (2013) High-stakes literacy tests and local effects in a rural school. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 36(2), pp. 78-89.
Comber, Barbara (2013) Schools as meeting places : critical and inclusive literacies in changing local environments. Language Arts, 90(5), pp. 361-371.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2013) Urban renewal, migration and memories : the affordances of place-based pedagogies for developing immigrant students’ literate repertoires. REMIE - Multidisciplinary Journal of Educational Research, 3(1), pp. 42-68.
Comber, Barbara (2012) Mandated literacy assessment and the reorganisation of teachers’ work : federal policy, local effects. Critical Studies in Education, 53(2), pp. 119-136.
Comber, Barbara (2011) Changing literacies, changing populations, changing places - English teachers' work in an age of rampant standardisation. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 10(4), pp. 5-22.
Comber, Barbara & Cormack, Phillip (2011) Education policy mediation: Principals' work with mandated literacy assessment. English in Australia, 46(2), pp. 77-86.
Comber, Barbara (2011) Making space for place-making pedagogies : stretching normative mandated literacy curriculum. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 12(4), pp. 343-348.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2010) Critical reading comprehension in an era of accountability. Australian Educational Researcher, 44. (In Press)
Hattam, R., Brennan, M., Zipin, L., & Comber, B. (2009) Researching for social justice: Contextual, conceptual and methodological challenges. Discourse, 30(3), pp. 303-316.
Cazden, C., Kwek, D., & Comber, B. (2009) Subject English in bilingual and multilingual settings: Embracing the linguistic other (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 8(2), pp. 1-5.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2009) Teachers' work and pedagogy in an era of accountability. Discourse : Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 30(3), pp. 333-345.
Kerin, Rosemary & Comber, Barbara (2008) Assessing the risk and possibilities: Standardised literacy testing at Year 9. Curriculum Perspectives, 28(3), pp. 65-70.
Prosser, Brenton, McCallum, Faye, Milroy, Philippa, Comber, Barbara, & Nixon, Helen (2008) 'I am smart and I am not joking': Aiming high in the middle years of schooling. The Australian Educational Researcher, 35(2), pp. 15-35.
Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2008) Making a difference: Early career English teachers research their practice. Changing English: studies in culture and eduction, 15(1), pp. 65-76.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2008) Spatial literacies, design texts and emergent pedagogies in purposeful literacy curriculum. Pedagogies : An International Journal, 3(4), pp. 221-240.
Kerin, R. & Comber, B. (2008) A national English curriculum far all Australian youth: Making it work for teacher and students everywhere. English in Australia, 43(3), pp. 21-27.
Cremin, T., Comber, B., & Wolf, S. (2007) Literacy (Editorial). Literacy, 41(2), pp. 55-61.
Kerkham, Lyn & Comber, Barbara (2007) Literacy, places and identity: The complexity of teaching environmental communications. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 30(2), pp. 134-148.
Nixon, Helen, Comber, Barbara, & Cormack, Phillip (2007) River literacies: Researching in contradictory spaces of cross-disciplinarity and normativity. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 6(3), pp. 92-111.
Comber, Barbara (2007) The work of women teachers in primary literacy education : knowing and doing. English in Education, 41(2), pp. 7-26.
Comber, Barbara (2006) Pedagogy as work: Educating the next generation of literacy teachers. Pedagogies: an international journal, 1(1), pp. 59-67.
Comber, Barbara, Nixon, Helen, Ashmore, Louise, Loo, Stephen, & Cook, Jackie (2006) Urban renewal from the inside out: Spatial and critical literacies in a low socioeconomic school community. Mind, Culture, and Activity: an international journal, 13(3), pp. 228-246.
Thomson, P., Nixon, H., & Comber, B. (2006) A case of intention deficit disorder? ICT policy, disadvantaged schools, and leaders. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 17(4), pp. 465-482.
Comber, Barbara (2005) Making use of theories about literacy and justice: teachers re-searching practice. Educational Action Research, 13(1), pp. 43-56.
Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2005) Turn-around pedagogies: improving the education of at-risk students. Improving Schools, 8(2), pp. 121-131.
Comber, Barbara & Kamler, Barbara (2004) Getting out of deficit: Pedagogies of reconnection. Teaching Education, 15(3), pp. 293-310.
Comber, Barbara (2004) Three little boys and their literacy trajectories. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 27(2), pp. 114-127.
Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2004) The new English teacher: Redesigning pedagogies. English in Australia, 2004(139), pp. 131-142.
Comber, B., Thomson, P., & Wells, M. (2000) Critical literacy finds a "Place": Writing and social action in a low-income Australian grade 2/3 classroom. Elementary School Journal, 101(4), pp. 450-464.
Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2012) Collaborative research into the affordances of place for primary school children’s literacy learning. In Fan, Si, Le, Quynh, Le, Thao, & Yue, Yun (Eds.) Proceedings of International Conference : Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Phuket, Thailand.
Nixon, Helen, Comber, Barbara, & Kerin, Rosie (2009) Investigating literacy years 4-9 : a pilot. Final report. University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
Comber, Barbara (2012) Foreword. Literacy and Education.