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Examples of Walking as Critical Pedagogy 

York Crime Walk

Durham Crime & Justice Walk

Feminist Walk of Newcastle

Feminist Walk with Janice Haaken in London-Feminists Walking in the City 

Searching for Asylum a collaboration with Janice Haaken and the Regional Refugee Forum North East.  

Jewish Culture Walk of Cork


Websites – Walking as Research and Practice

Walking Borders, Risk and Belonging 

Walking Publics Walking Arts. 

PASAR  working with migrant mothers with no recourse to public funds  Umut Erel, Tracey Reynolds, Erene Kaptani, Maggie O’Neill (ESRC/NCRM) 

Walking Artists Network 



Bates, C, Rhys-Taylor, A (eds) (2017) Walking Through Social Research. Abingdon: Routledge.
Finn, C. 
O’Mara, S. (2019) In Praise of Walking. The new science of how we walk and why it’s good for us Bodley Head and W.W Norton.
O’Neill, M. and Roberts, B. (2020) Walking Methods: Research on the Move. London: Routledge.
Spalding, T. (2013) Layers. The Design, History and Meaning of Public Street Signage in Cork and Other Irish Cities. Associated Editions ISBN: 9781906429225
Szakolczai,A.  and  Horvath, A. (2018) Walking into the Void. A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking. London:Routledge
Solnit, Rebecca. 2014. Wanderlust: A History of Walking. London: Granta.
Truman, SE, Springgay, S (2018) Walking Methodologies in a More-Than-Human World: WalkingLab. London: Routledge.

Journal Articles

Edensor, T. (2010) ‘Walking in Rhythms: place, regulation, style and the flow of experience’ in Visual Studies, 25 (1): 46–58.

Ewan, J. (2022) A coastal criminological exploration: approaching urban industrial strain using visual sensory methods. Granite Journal: the University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Journal.

Deirdre (Dee) Heddon & Cathy Turner (2010) Walking Women: Interviews with artists on the move, Performance Research, 15:4, 14-22., M. (2010) ‘Walk with me, talk with me: the art of conversive wayfinding’, Visual Studies, 25 (1): 50–68.

O’Neill, J. and O’Neill, M. (2022) Walking in the Boboli Gardens in Florence: Toward a Transdisciplinary, Visual, Cultural, and Constellational Analyses of Medieval Sensibilities in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Qualitative Inquiry 28:2, pages 267-280. 

O’Neill, M. and Hubbard, P. (2010) ‘Walking, sensing, belonging: ethno-mimesis as performative praxis’, Visual Studies, 25 (1): 46–58.

O'Neill, M & Perivolaris, J 2014, 'A Sense of Belonging: Walking with Thaer through migration, memories and space', Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, vol. 5, no. 2-3, pp. 327-338.
O’Neill, M. and McHugh, C. (2019) Walking with Faye in Journal of Social Work Practice-special issue on psychotherapeutic approaches
O’Neill, M, Einashe, I (2019) Walking borders, risk and belonging. Journal of Public Pedagogies: WalkingLab 4: 31–50. Available at:
O’Neill M, Penfold-Mounce R, Honeywell D, Coward-Gibbs M, Crowder H, Hill I. (2021) Creative Methodologies for a Mobile Criminology: Walking as Critical Pedagogy. Sociological Research Online. 26(2):247-268.

Pink, S. Hubbard, P. O’Neill, M. & Radley, A. (2010) ‘Walking across disciplines from ethnography to arts practice’ in Visual Studies, 25 (1): 46–58

Morag Rose & The Modernist Heroines (2021) From an aviatrix to a eugenicist: walking with Manchester’s Modernist Heroines, Gender, Place & Culture, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2021.1956436

Springgay, S. and Truman, S. (2019) Walking In/As Publics. Special Issue of the Journal of Public Pedagogies.
Springgay, S. and Truman, S. (2022) Critical Walking Methodologies and Oblique Agitations of Place, Special Issue of Qualitative Enquiry 

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