Dr Peter Hayes

Job Title Senior Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Education and Society
Research Group Culture and Regional Studies
Location Priestman
City Campus
Contact Details Telephone: 0191 5152243
Email: peter.hayes@sunderland.ac.uk


Peter has studied Politics in Britain and Political Science in the USA. He joined the staff at the University of Sunderland in 1993.



Research Interests

Political Theory; Ideology; Adoption Policy; History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine.

Active in media discussions of adoption policy, and of science and politics.

Recent Projects/Current Work

ESRC, Grant Ref:  RES-000-22-1840 : ‘Intercountry adoption: a comparative analysis of its effect on domestic adoption’, 2006-9.
Japan Foundation Endowment Committee,  Grant No. 160, 'The adoption of mixed-background children in Japan', 2001.

Teaching and Supervision

Politics, History

PhD Supervision:
Dr Mary Abigaba Poche 'The Democratization of Post Independence Uganda under a No-Party System 1986-2006: Challenges and Lessons’, 2011
Dr Ferhana Hashem ‘Bengali identity and the politics of partition’, 2004.
Dr Robert McGee ‘A liberal theory of secession’, 2003.

Number of items: 21.


Hayes, Peter and Tan, Tony X. (2016) Timing of Menarche in Girls Adopted from China: a Cohort Study. Child: care, health and development. ISSN 1365-2214

Hayes, Peter (2016) Early puberty, medicalisation and the ideology of normality. Women's Studies International Forum, 56. pp. 9-18. ISSN 0277 5395

Hayes, John and Hayes, Peter (2014) Adoption in England:The end of placements dictated by race, culture, religion and language. Family Law, 44. pp. 1288-1298. ISSN 0014-7281

Hayes, Peter (2014) Changing attitudes to transracial adoption in the United Kingdom: two important books. Adoption Quarterly, 17 (2). pp. 158-161. ISSN 1092-6755

Hayes, Peter (2013) International Adoption, "Early" Puberty, and Underrecorded Age. Pediatrics, 131 (6). pp. 1029-1031. ISSN 0031-4005

Hayes, Peter (2011) The Legality and Ethics of Independent Intercountry Adoption Under the Hague Convention. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 25 (3). pp. 288-317. ISSN 1360-9939

Hayes, Peter (2010) Popper's response to Dingle on special relativity and the problem of the observer. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 41. pp. 354-361.

Hayes, Peter (2009) The Ideology of Relativity: The Case of the Clock Paradox. Social Epistemology, 23. pp. 57-78.

Hayes, Peter (2008) Special Adoption in Japan: Its Problems and Prospects. Adoption Quarterly, 11. pp. 81-100.

Hayes, Peter and Kim, Hyang-Eun (2008) Openness in Korean Adoptions: From Family Line to Family Life. Adoption Quarterly, 10. pp. 53-78.

Hayes, Peter (2008) Pirates, Privateers and the Contract Theories of Hobbes and Locke. History of Political Thought, 29 (3). pp. 461-84. ISSN 0143-781X

Hayes, Peter (2007) The Role of International Adoption in Japan's Childcare System. East Asian Review: an annual journal, 11. pp. 25-39. ISSN 1342-8047

Hayes, Peter (2003) Giving due consideration to ethnicity in adoption placements -- a principled approach. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 15 (3). pp. 255-268. ISSN 13588184

Hayes, Peter (2001) Taiwan's 2000 Presidential Election: Why Chen Won. East Asian Review, 5. pp. 57-70. ISSN 13428047

Book Section

Hayes, Peter (2103) Locke, John. In: Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought. CQ Press. ISBN 9781452234168

Hayes, Peter (2015) Riots in Thatcher's Britain. In: Crowd Actions in Britain and France from the Middle Ages to the Modern World. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, pp. 256-269. ISBN 9780230203983

Hayes, Peter (2013) Preface. In: Teori & Praksis Sejarah Gagasan. Penerbit Kanisius, Indonesia, pp. 5-6. ISBN 978-979-21-3631-9


Hayes, Peter and Habu, Toshie (2011) Nihon no yōshi engumi : shakaiteki yōgo shisaku no ichizuke to tenbō. Akashi Library (143). Akashi Shoten, Tokyo. ISBN 9784750333502

Hayes, Peter, Habu, Toshie and Yoshida, Katutugu (2009) Taiwan's Long Road to Democracy: Bitter Taste of Freedom. Edward Elgar, England, xxii + 241. ISBN 9781848440784

Hayes, Peter and Habu, Toshie (2006) Adoption in Japan: Comparing Policies for Children in Need. Routledge. ISBN 0415391814


Hayes, Peter (2013) A Q&A with Peter Hayes on international adoption. Oxford University Press.

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