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September wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis

Jennifer Power: FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than withsame-sex parents? The Conversation

Steve Matthewman: Sociology from Aotearoa New Zealand: Power Politics in Post-Disaster ŌtautahiGlobal Dialogue

Holly Thorpe: Sociology from Aotearoa New Zealand: Creative Sports in Post-Disaster GeographiesGlobal Dialogue

Robert Webb: Sociology from Aotearoa New Zealand: Towards an Indigenous CriminologyGlobal Dialogue

Steve Matthewman & Scott Poynting: The Western bias inherent in disaster reporting

Catherine Strong: My favourite album: Hole’s Live Through ThisThe Conversation

Crystal Abidin: Business Briefing: the ‘get rich quick scheme’ influencing what you buyThe Conversation

Crystal Abidin: From YouTube to TV and Back AgainParticle

Zareh Ghazarian, Jacqueline Laughland-Booy & Zlatko Skrbis: Young Australians are engaged in political issues, but unsure how democracy worksThe Conversation

Blog Posts

Yvette Maker: Supporting People with Decision-Making Impairments to be Full Economic Actors

Fabian Cannizzo: Is it ethical to be passionate in academia? Passion is a central concept for understanding academic labour.

Lesley Pruitt: Young Women’s Leadership: Why it matters!

Lesley Pruitt: Youth Participation in the UN Human Rights Council

Ann Game: Belonging in Anghiari: Simona Boldrini and Matteo Boncompagni


Crystal Abidin: Instagram, Finstagram, and Calibrated Amateurism

The Sociological Review recently chose to feature an article of Fabian Cannizzo’s. This was followed by Fabian and two other academics exchanging blog posts in response to Fabian’s original article.


Nicholas Hookway: Are you committed to kindness? ABC Radio Hobart

Justin Smith & Nicholas Hookway: Toilet run

Crystal Abidin: How social media videos turn children into viral sensations


James Arvanitakis: Why Should I Do A PhD?