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  • November wrap-up: articles/papers/reports/reviews by TASA members

    Posted on December 11, 2017

    Journal Articles

    Peta Cook & Angela Dwyer (2017). No longer raising eyebrows: The contexts and domestication of Botox as a mundane medical and cultural artefactJournal of Consumer Culture

    Nicholas Hookway (2017) The moral self: Class, narcissism and the problem of do-it-yourself moralitiesThe Sociological Review

    Tan, H. and Forbes-Mewett, H. (In press) Whose ‘fault’ is it? Becoming Homeless in Singapore. Urban Studies (accepted 28 Oct 2017).

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  • TASA Presidential address: Dan Woodman

    Posted on November 29, 2017


  • Foreign ownership of housing – how do Australia and New Zealand compare?

    Posted on November 25, 2017

    Erika Altmann, University of Tasmania

    Foreign national ownership of property is a growing concern for many countries, including New Zealand and Australia. From 2018, New Zealand is banning foreign ownership of residential property in an attempt to curb housing inflation and high vacancy rates. Read more…


  • October wrap up: Books by TASA members

    Posted on November 24, 2017

    Sara James (2018). Making a Living, Making a Life: Work, Meaning and Self-Identity, Routledge








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  • October wrap-up: articles/papers/reports/reviews by TASA members

    Posted on November 21, 2017

    Journal Articles

    Segrave, M., Forbes-Mewett, H. and Keel, C. (2017) Migration Review Tribunal decisions in student visa cancellation appeals: Sympathy, hardship and exceptional circumstances. Current Issues in Criminal Justice 29 (1).

    Forbes-Mewett, H. and Wickes, R. (Accepted 15 August 2017) The neighbourhood context of crime against international students. Journal of Sociology.

    Wilson Otengah, Erick Ater Onyango, Noah M.O Sanganyi, & Crispinous Iteyo(2017) Compelled By Conditions: Dynamics Surrounding Care Givers Verdicts In Alternative Family Care For Children In KenyaInternational Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies,Volume 4,No. 5(74-78) Read more…


  • Australia’s underground Visa market

    Posted on November 20, 2017

    TASA Treasurer Shanthi Robertson from Western Sydney University, whose area of expertise is migration, spoke on SBS’s The Feed recently regarding Australia’s underground visa market.  To view Shanthi’s appearance (5:11 – 7:30), click on the following link and select The Feed November 16:


  • October wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

    Posted on November 18, 2017

    This post includes blogs, a storify and informed news & analysis by TASA members Read more…


  • Annual General Meeting – time change

    Posted on November 17, 2017

    The time of the Annual General Meeting is now 5:15pm – 6:15pm 

    Wednesday November 29th
    Social Science Lecture Theatre                                                                                       
    The University of Western Australia, Perth

    AGM agenda

  • Call for Abstracts: Translating youth research to policy and practice

    Posted on November 16, 2017

    Following the success of the Crime and Governance ‘Politics and Crime Control’ symposium, The Journal of Applied Youth Studies (JAYS), along with guest editors Joel McGregor and Xanthé Mallett, are now welcoming abstract submissions for a special issue to be published in early 2018. Read more…


  • TASA 2019 & TASA 2020 EoI call – deadline extended

    Posted on November 14, 2017

    Host the 2019 or 2020 TASA Conference:

    Call for Expressions of Interest


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  • Nexus Volume 29:3

    Posted on November 11, 2017

    Nexus editors Eileen Clark, Peter Robinson and Alexia Maddox have compiled a bumper final 2017 issue.  You can access all the articles directly from the Nexus site.


  • #TASA2017 Concurrent Sessions Program

    Posted on November 10, 2017

    The #TASA2017 LOC have completed the mammoth task of compiling the concurrent sessions program. You can access it via the link below:

    Concurrent Sessions Program

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