Bhopal, K and Myers, M (2023) Elite Universities and the Making of Privilege: Exploring Race and Class in Global Educational Economies. London and New York: Routledge.
Bhopal, K. (2018) White Privilege: the myth of a post-racial society. Bristol: Policy Press.
Bhopal, K. and Myers, M. (2018) Home schooling and Home education: race, class and inequality. London and New York: Routledge.
Deuchar, R. and Bhopal, K. (2017) Young people, social control and inequality: problems and prospects from the margins. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Bhopal, K. (2016) The experiences of Black and minority ethnic academics: a comparative study of the unequal academy. London and New York: Routledge.
Bhopal, K. and Danaher, PA. (2013) Identity and Pedagogy in Higher Education: International Comparisons. London: Continuum.
Bhopal, K. (2010) Asian Women in Higher Education: Shared Communities. Stoke on Trent: Trentham.
Bhopal, K. and Myers, M. (2008) Insiders, Outsiders and Others: Gypsies and Identity. Hertfordshire: University of Hertfordshire Press.
Brannen, J., Heptinstall E., Bhopal, K. (2000) Connecting Children: Care and Family Life in Later Childhood London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Bhopal, K. (1997) Gender, ‘Race’ and Patriarchy: A Study of South Asian Women. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Section Editor Bhopal, K. UK Urban Education (2017) International Handbook of Urban Education, Pink, W. and Noblit, G (Eds). London and New York: Routledge.
Bhopal, K. and Shain, F (Eds) (2016) Neoliberalism and Education: Rearticulating Social Justice and Inclusion. London and New York: Routledge.
Bhopal, K. and Deuchar, R. (Eds) (2016) Researching Marginalized Groups. London and New York: Routledge.
Bhopal, K. and Maylor, U. (Eds) (2014) Educational Inequalities: Difference and Diversity in Schools and Higher Education. London and New York: Routledge.
Brooks, R., McCormack, M. and Bhopal, K. (Eds) (2013) Contemporary Debates in the Sociology of Education. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Bhopal, K. and Preston, J. (Eds) (2012) Intersectionality and ‘Race’ in Education. London and New York: Routledge.
Articles in refereed journals
Bhopal, K (2023) ‘Critical Race Theory: Confronting, Challenging and Rethinking White privilege’, Annual Review of Sociology.
Bhopal, K and Myers, M (2022) ‘The Impact of COVID-19 on A Level Students in England: Students as Consumers’. British Educational Research Journal DOI: 10.1002/berj.3834 (Open Access).
Bhopal, K. (2022) ‘We can talk the talk, but we’re not allowed to walk the walk’: the role of equality and diversity staff in higher education institutions in England, Higher Education DOI: 10.1007/s10734-022-00835-7 (Open Access).
Bhopal, K. (2022) Academics of colour in elite universities in the UK and USA: The ‘unspoken system of exclusion’. Studies in Higher Education. DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2021.2020746 (Open Access).
Myers, M and Bhopal, K (2021) 'Cosmopolitan Brands: graduate students navigating the social space of elite global universities', British Journal of Sociology of Education. DOI: 10.1080/01425692.2021.1941763.
Henderson, H and Bhopal, K (2021) 'Narratives of academic staff involvement in Athena SWAN and race equality charter marks in UK higher education institutions', Journal of Education Policy DOI: 10.1080/02680939.2021.1891576.
Bhopal, K (2020) Confronting White privilege: the importance of intersectionality in the sociology of education, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 41:6, 807-816, DOI: 10.1080/01425692.2020.1755224.
Bhopal, K., Myers, M. and Pitkin, C (2020) 'Routes through higher education: BME students and the development of a 'specialisation of consciousness'. British Educational Research Journal, 46, 6, 1321-1337. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3634.
Bhopal, K and Pitkin, C (2020) ‘Same old story, just a different policy’: Race and policy making in higher education in the UK. Race, Ethnicity and Education. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13613324.2020.1718082.
Bhopal, K (2019) 'For whose benefit? Black and Minority Ethnic training programmes in higher education institutions in England, UK'. British Educational Research Journal. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/berj.3589.
Bhopal, K and Henderson, H (2019) 'Competing inequalities: Gender versus race in higher education institutions in the UK'. Educational Review. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00131911.2019.1642305.
Bhopal, K (2019) ‘Gender, ethnicity and career progression in UK higher education: a case study analysis’. Research Papers in Education. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02671522.2019.1615118.
Bhopal, K (2019) 'Success against the odds: the effect of mentoring on the careers of senior Black and Minority Ethnic academics in the UK'. British Journal of Educational Studies 68, 1. pp.79-95. DOI:10.1080/00071005.2019.1581127.
Bhopal, K and Chapman, T. K (2019) 'International Minority Ethnic Academics at Predominantly White Institutions'. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40, 1. pp. 98-113. DOI: 10.1080/01425692.2018.1486698.
Chapman, T.K and Bhopal, K (2018) 'The Perils of Integration: Exploring the Experiences of African American and Black Caribbean Students in Predominately White Secondary Schools'. Ethnic and Racial Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2018.1478110.
Myers, M. and Bhopal, K. (2018) ‘Muslims, home education and risk in British Society’, in Special Issue Educating British Muslims: identity, religion and politics in a neo-liberal era. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 39, 2. pp. 212-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2017.1406337 .
Bhopal, K (2017) 'Addressing racial inequalities in higher education: equity, inclusion and social justice'. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40, 13. pp. 2293-2299, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2017.1344267 .
Bhopal, K. and Myers, M. (2016) ‘Marginal groups in marginal times: Gypsy and Traveller parents and home education in England, UK’. British Educational Research Journal. 42, 1. pp. 5-20. DOI:10.1002/berj.3198
Bhopal, K., Brown, H. and Jackson, J. (2016) ‘BME academic flight from UK to overseas higher education: aspects of marginalisation and exclusion.’ British Educational Research Journal. 42, 2. pp. 240-257. DOI: 10.1002/berj.3204
Bhopal, K. (2016) ‘British Asian women and the costs of higher education in England’. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 37, 4. pp. 501-519. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01425692.2014.952811
Myers, M. and Bhopal, K. (2015) ‘Racism and Bullying in Rural Primary schools in England: protecting White identities post-Macpherson’. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 38, 2. pp. 124-143. DOI:10.1080/01425692.2015.1073099
Bhopal, K. (2015) ‘Race, identity and support in initial teacher training’. British Journal of Educational Studies. 63, 2. pp. 197-211.
Bhopal, K. (2014) ‘Race, rurality and representation: Black and minority ethnic mothers’ experiences of their children’s education in rural primary schools in England, UK’. Gender and Education, in Special Issue ‘Gender and Rurality in Education’ 26, 5. pp. 490-504. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09540253.2014.935301
Harricharan, M. and Bhopal, K. (2014) Using blogs in qualitative educational research: an exploration of method.International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 37, 3. pp. 324-343. http://www.tandfonline.com/action/showCitFormats?doi=10.1080/1743727X.2014.885009
Bhopal, K. and Rhamie, J. (2014) Initial teacher training: understanding ‘race’, diversity and inclusion. in special issue: Race, ethnicity and initial teacher education: the missing link? Race Ethnicity and Education. 17, 3. pp. 304-325.
Chapman, T. and Bhopal, K. (2013) Countering common sense understandings of 'good parenting:' women of color advocating policy change for their children. in special issue: 'Honoring Derrick Bell's Contributions to Teacher Education, Race, Poverty and Leadership', Race Ethnicity and Education 16, 4. pp. 562-586.
Khambhaita, P and Bhopal, K (2013) ‘Home or away? The significance of ethnicity, class and attainment in the housing choices of female university students’. Race, Ethnicity and Education. 18, 4. pp. 535-566.
Bhopal, K (2012) Gypsies and Travellers in secondary schools: working towards social justice. Race Equality Teaching 30, 3. pp. 19-23.
Deuchar, R and Bhopal, K (2012) ‘We’re still human beings, we’re not aliens’: promoting the citizenship rights and cultural diversity of traveller children in schools: Scottish and English perspectives. British Educational Research Journal. 39, 4. pp. 733-750.
Rhamie, J, Bhopal, K and Bhatti, G (2012) ‘Stick to your own kind: Pupil experiences of identity and diversity in secondary schools’. British Journal of Educational Studies. 60, 2. pp. 171-191.
Bhopal, K (2011) ‘What about us’? Gypsies, Travellers and White Racism in Secondary Schools in England. International Studies in the Sociology of Education 21, 4. pp. 315-329.
Bhopal, K (2011) ‘We tend to stick together and mostly we stick to our own kind’: British Indian women and Support Networks at University. Gender and Education. 23, 5. pp. 519-534.
Bhopal, K (2011) ‘Education makes you have more say in the way your life goes’: Indian women and arranged marriages in the United Kingdom. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 32, 3. pp. 431-447.
Bhopal, K (2011) ‘This is a school it’s not a site’: Teacher’s attitudes towards Gypsy and Traveller pupils in schools in the UK’ in British Educational Research Journal. 33, 3. pp. 465-483.
Myers, M, McGhee, D and Bhopal, K (2010) ‘At the crossroads – Gypsy, Roma and Traveller parents perceptions of education, protection and social change – observations from a pilot study’ ’in Race, Ethnicity and Education 13, 4. pp. 533-548.
Bhopal, K (2010) ‘Gender, Identity and Experience: researching marginalised groups’ in Women’s Studies International Forum. 33, 3. pp. 188-195.
Myers, M and Bhopal, K (2009) ‘Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children in schools; understandings of community and safety’ in British Journal of Educational Studies. 57, 4. pp. 417-434.
Bhopal, K (2009) ‘Identity, empathy and ‘otherness’: Asian women, education and dowries in the UK’ in Race, Ethnicity and Education, Special Issue Black Feminisms and Postcolonial Paradigms: Researching Educational Inequalities. 12, 1. pp. 27-40.
Bhopal, K and Myers, M (2009) ‘Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Pupils in Schools in the UK: inclusion and good practice’, International Journal of Inclusive Education. 13, 3. pp. 219-231.
Bhopal, K (2008) ‘Shared communities and shared understandings: the experiences of Asian women in a British university’. International Studies in Sociology of Education, Special Issue The Struggle for Equality: the intersection of class, race, gender and disability. 18, (3 & 4), pp. 185-197.
Bhopal, K and Myers, M (2020) The Impact of COVID-19 on A level Students in England. University of Birmingham and Nottingham Research Report.
Bhopal, K and Henderson, H (2019) Advancing Equality in Higher Education: an exploratory study of the Athena Swan and Race Equality Charters. British Academy/Leverhulme Research Report.
Bhopal, K and Pitkin, C (2018) Investigating Higher Education Institutions and their views on the Race Equality Charter. London: UCU
Bhopal, K and Pitkin, C (2017) Transitions from higher education: race, class and gender. University of Birmingham Research Report.
Bhopal, K and Brown, H (2016) Impact evaluation: Diversifying Academic Leadership programme London: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
Bhopal, K and Brown, H (2016) Black and minority ethnic leaders: support networks and strategies for success. London: Small Development Project Report, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
Bhopal, K, Brown, H and Jackson, J (2015) Academic flight: how to encourage Black and minority ethnic academics to stay in UK higher education. London: Equality Challenge Unit.
Bhopal, K (2014) The experiences of BME academics in higher education: aspirations in the face of inequality. Stimulus Paper: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
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