West, L. 2020. Psychoanalysis, fundamentalism, critical theory and the unconscious: adult education Islamic fundamentalism and the subjectivity of omnipotence. in: The Societal Unconscious: Psychosocial Perspectives on Adult Learning Leiden Brill Academic Publishers. pp. 185-201
West, L. 2020. Democratic and intercultural dialogue across universities, communities and movements. in: Power and Possibility: Adult Education in a Diverse and Complex World Leiden Brill Academic Publishers. pp. 167-177
West, L. 2019. Democratic and intercultural dialogue across universities, movements and communities. in: West, L (ed.) Power and Possibility : Adult Education in a Diverse and Complex World Leiden Brill Academic Publishers. pp. 167-177
West, L. 2018. Transitional, transformative and transgressive spaces in university education. in: Jackson, S. (ed.) Developing transformative spaces in higher education: learning to transgress London Routledge. pp. 34-49
Reid, H. and West, L. 2017. Connecting big and intimate worlds: using an auto/biographical imagination in career guidance. in: Hooley, T., Sultana, R. and Thomsen, R. (ed.) Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism: Volume 1 Routledge.
West, L. 2016. Love actually: transformative learning meets Bildung, and the psychosocial concept of recognition. in: Laros, A., Fuhr, T. and Taylor, E. (ed.) Transformative Learning Meets Bildung: An International Exchange Rotterdam Sense. pp. 217-232
West, L. 2016. Resisting the enormous condescension of posterity: Richard Henry Tawney, Raymond Williams and the long struggle for a democratic education. International Journal of Lifelong Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2016.1249665
Reid, H. and West, L. 2016. Negotiating professional and personal biographies in a liquid world: creating space for reflexive innovation in career counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2016.1145014
West, L. 2016. Critical reflection? Auto/biographical narrative enquiry and illuminating professional struggles. in: Fook, J., Colliington, V., Ross, F., Ruch, G. and West, L. (ed.) Researching critical reflection: multidisciplinary perspectives London Routledge. pp. 119-132
West, L. 2016. Pedagogie di amore e odio: auto-identificazione nei processi educativi di gruppi islamici e di lavoratori nel Regno Unito = Pedagogies of love and hate: self-recognition in Islamist groups
and workers' education in the United Kingdom. Pedagogia Oggi. 1, pp. 49-61.
Reid, H. 2015. What is career about if not biography? Examining the ‘shift’ to constructivist and interdisciplinary approaches in career counselling. in: Reid, H. and West, L. (ed.) Constructing narratives of continuity and change: a transdisciplinary approach to researching lives Abingdon Routledge. pp. 129-143
Fraser, W. 2014. ‘Moments of being’ and the search for meaning: epistemological and methodological challenges for the autoethnographic researcher. in: Reid, H. and West, L. (ed.) Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Researching Lives Routledge. pp. 25-36
West, L. 2014. Transformative learning and the form that transforms: towards a psychosocial theory of recognition using auto/biographical narrative research. Journal of Transformative Education. 12 (2), pp. 164-179. https://doi.org/10.1177/1541344614536054
Reid, H. and West, L. 2014. Telling tales: do narrative approaches for career counselling count? in: Arulmani, G., Bakshi, A., Leong, F. and Watts, A. (ed.) Handbook of career development: International perspectives Dordrecht Springer. pp. 413-430
Reid, H. and West, L. 2011. Struggling for space: narrative methods and the crisis of professionalism in career guidance in England. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. 39 (5), pp. 397-410. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2011.566321
West, L., Fleming, T. and Finnegan, F. 2013. Connecting Bourdieu, Winnicott, and Honneth: understanding the experiences of non-traditional learners through an interdisciplinary lens. Studies in the Education of Adults. 45 (2), pp. 119-134.
Bainbridge, A. 2012. Prequels and sequels: a psychoanalytic understanding of developing a professional practice in an education setting. in: Bainbridge, A. and West, L. (ed.) Psychoanalysis and Education: Minding a Gap London Karnac.
West, L. 2012. Psychoanalytic perspectives on learning and the subject called the learner. in: Jarvis, P. and Watts, M. (ed.) The Routledge International Handbook of Learning Abingdon Routledge. pp. 348-356
West, L. 2011. Family disputes: science, poetry and subjectivity in biographical narrative research. in: Herzberg, H. and Kammler, E. (ed.) Biographie und Gesellschaft: Uberlegungen zu einer Theorie des modernen Selbst Frankfurt am Main Campus. pp. 415-431
West, L. 2004. Doctors on an edge: a cultural psychology of learning and health. in: Chamberlayne, P., Bornat, J. and Apitzsch, U. (ed.) Biographical Methods and Professional Practice: An International Perspective Bristol The Policy Press. pp. 299-311
West, L. 2007. An auto/biographical imagination: the radical challenge of families and their learning. in: West, L., Alheit, P., Andersen, A. and Merrill, B. (ed.) Using Biographical Approaches in the Study of Adult and Lifelong Learning: European Perspectives Frankfurt am Main Peter Lang. pp. 221-240
West, L. 2010. In border country: connecting self, the other and spirit in transformative learning. in: Willis, P., Leonard, T., Morrison, A. and Hodge, S. (ed.) Spirituality, Mythopoesis and Learning Brisbane, Australia Post Pressed. pp. 206-217
West, L. 2009. Really reflexive practice: auto/biographical research and struggles for a critical reflexivity. in: Bradbury, H., Frost, N., Kilminster, S. and Zukas, M. (ed.) Beyond Reflexive Practice London, UK Routledge. pp. 66-80
West, L. 2009. Only connect: the auto/biographical, psychosocial imagination in researching lives. in: Alheit, P. and Felden, H. (ed.) Lebenslanges Lernen und erziehungswissenschaftliche Biographieforschung Germany VS Verlag. pp. 45-59
West, L. 2009. Claiming sustainable space: families, communities and learning, an auto/biographical perspective. in: Willis, P., McKenzie, S. and Harris, R. (ed.) Rethinking Work and Learning Springer.
Fraser, W. and West, L. 2008. Auto/biography, learning and education: the critical and reflexive imperative. in: Crowther, J., Edwards, V., Galloway, V., Shaw, M. and Tett, L. (ed.) SCUTREA 2008 38th Annual Conference: Whither Adult Education in the Learning Paradigm? Conference Proceedings Edinburgh University of Edinburgh. pp. 216-223
Reid, H. and West, L. 2008. Talking with a shared purpose: applying constructivist and auto/biographical approaches to practice. in: Reid, H. (ed.) Constructing a Way Forward: Innovation in Theory and Practice in Career Guidance Canterbury, UK Canterbury Christ Church University.
West, L., Merrill, B., Andersen, A., Weber, K. and Olesen, H. 2007. Biographical and life history approaches: commonalities and differences in the study of adult and lifelong learning. in: West, L., Alheit, P., Andersen, A. and Merrill, B. (ed.) Using Biographical and Life History Approaches in the Study of Adult and Lifelong Learning: European Perspectives Frankfurt am Main Peter Lang. pp. 279-294
West, L., Alheit, P., Andersen, A. and Merrill, B. 2007. Why this book and why now? in: West, L., Alheit, P., Andersen, A. and Merrill, B. (ed.) Using Biographical and Life History Approaches in the Study of Adult and Lifelong Learning: European Perspectives Frankfurt am Main Peter Lang. pp. 11-27
West, L. 2005. Old Issues, New Thoughts: Family Learning, Relationship and Community Activism. in: Kurantowicz, E., Bron, A. and Salling Olesen, H. (ed.) Between Old and New Worlds of Adult Learning Wroclaw, Poland University of Silesia Press. pp. 408-424
West, L. 2004. Challenging careers, perspectives from auto/biographical research. in: Malik, B. and Irving, B. (ed.) Critical Reflections on Career Education and Guidance: Promoting Social Justice within a Global Economy Abingdon, UK Routledge Falmer. pp. 186-199
West, L. 2004. Why people learn: adult learning in a changing world. in: Radovan, M. and Dordevic, N. (ed.) Current Issues in Adult Learning and Motivation Llubljana Slovenian Institute for Adult Education. pp. 3-22
West, L. 2003. Challenging auto/biographies: careers and guidance in a 5 to 9 world. in: Edwards, A. (ed.) Challenging Biographies: Re-Locating the Theory and Practice of Careers Work Canterbury Canterbury Christ Church University College. pp. 8-24
West, H. and West, L. 2003. Supervision in psychotherapy and counselling: a critical space for learning. in: Burton, J. and Launer, J. (ed.) Supervision and Support in Primary Care Abingdon Radcliffe Publishing. pp. 41-54
West, L. 2001. Spirituality in the personal and professional development of a group of doctors. in: West, L. (ed.) Traveller's Tales: From Adult Education to Lifelong Learning... and Beyond Pilgrim College. pp. 447-448
West, L. 2001. Journeying into 'auto/biography': the changing subject of lifelong learning. in: West, L. (ed.) Traveller's Tales: From Adult Education to Lifelong Learning... and Beyond Pilgrim College. pp. 427-430