Youdell, D. (2011) School Trouble: identity, power and politics in education, Abingdon, Routledge
Youdell, D. (2006) Impossible Bodies, Impossible Selves: exclusions and student subjectivities, Springer
Papers and chapters
Youdell, D. (2017). Bioscience and the sociology of education: the case for biosocial education. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1-14. doi:10.1080/01425692.2016.1272406
Youdell, D. (2016). A biosocial education future? Research in Education, 96(1), 52-61. doi:10.1177/0034523716664579
Allan, J. & Youdell, D. (2016) Ghostings, materializations and flows in Britain’s special educational needs and disability assemblage, Discourse.
Lindley, M.R., and D. Youdell. (2016) "The absent body: bio-social encounters with the effects of physical activity on the wellbeing of children and young people " In Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health: Critical Perspectives, edited by S. Dagkas and L. Burrows. London: Routledge.
Youdell, D, and I. McGimpsey. (2015) "Assembling, disassembling and reassembling 'youth services' in Austerity Britain." Review of. Critical Studies in Education 56 (1):116-30.
Youdell, D. (2015) From policy sociology to assemblage ethnography. In K. Gulson, A. Metcalfe & M. Clarke (Eds.), Post-Structural Theory and Education Policy. London: Routledge, 110-121.
Youdell, D. (2014) Identity and Identity Politics in David Phillips (Ed), Sage Encyclopaedia of Philosophy and Theory in Education, Sage.
Youdell, D. (2012) Fabricating ‘Pacific Islander’: Pedagogies of expropriation, return and resistance and other lessons from a ‘Multicultural Day’. Race, Ethnicity, Education, 15(2) 141-155. DOI: 10.1080/13613324.2011.569243
Youdell, D. & Armstrong, F. (2011) A politics beyond subjects: The affective choreographies and smooth spaces of schooling. Emotion, Space, Society, 4(1), 144-150.
Youdell, D. (2011) Intelligibility, agency and the raced–nationed–religioned subjects of education, in K. Bopal & J. Preston (Eds) Intersectionality and ‘race’ in Education. New York, Routledge.
Youdell, D. (2010) Pedagogies of becoming in an end-of-the-line 'special' school. Critical Studies in Education, 51(3), 313-324. DOI: 10.1080/17508487.2010.508810
Youdell, D. (2010) Queer outings: Uncomfortable stories about the subjects of post-structural school ethnography. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 23(1), 87-100. DOI: 10.1080/17508487.2010.508810
Youdell, D. (2010) Recognizing the subjects of schooling: Engagements with Judith Butler, in L. Gandin, M. Apple & S. Ball (Eds) Routledge International Handbook of Sociology of Education, New York, Routledge.
Youdell, D. (2010) Performativity: making the subjects of education, in Z. Leonardo (Ed), Handbook of Cultural Politics in Education, SensePublishers.