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

Ben Gook, “Ecstatic Melancholic: Ambivalence, Electronic Music and Social Change around the Fall of the Berlin Wall,” Emotions: History, Culture, Society 1.2 (2017), 11-37.

Narayanan, Yamini. 2018. ‘Cow protection’ as ‘casteised speciesism’: sacralisation, commercialisation and politicisation. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies.  41(3). 10.1080/00856401.2018.1419794.

Narayanan, Yamini. 2018. Cow Protectionism and Bovine Frozen Semen Farms in India: Analysing Cruelty, Speciesism and Climate Change. Society and Animals: Journal of Human-Animal Studies. 26 (1), 1-21.

Alston, M, Clarke, J and Whittenbury, K (2018) ‘Limits to Adaptation: reducing irrigation water in the Murray-Darling Basin dairy communities’ Journal of Rural Studies, Vol 58, pp. 93-102,

Stephen Kerry (2018) Payback: The Custom of Assault and Rape of Sistergirls and Brotherboys; Australia’s Trans and Sex/Gender Diverse First PeoplesViolence and Gender. To view this article, please click on this open access link available for 30 days starting 2nd February.

van Kooy, J and Bowman, D (2018) ‘‘Surrounded with so much uncertainty’: asylum seekers and manufactured precarity in Australia’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

MacLean S, Pennay A & Room R. (2018). ‘You’re repulsive’: Limits to acceptable drunken comportment for young adults. International Journal of Drug Policy, 53: 106-112. PDF available at

MacLean S. (2018). Conducting research interviews with marginalised young people about a sensitive topic. Sage Research Methods Cases. London: Sage Publications Limited. Online ISBN: 9781526430878. DOI:

Alston, M, Clarke, J and Whittenbury, K (2018) ‘Contemporary Feminist Analysis of Australian Farm Women in the Context of Climate Changes’ Social Sciences, 7(2), doi:10.3390/socsci7020016.

Chesters, J., Rutter, K., Watson, L. and Nelson, K. (2018) Alternative pathways into university: Are tertiary preparation programs a viable option? Australian Universities Review 60(1):  35-44

James Arvanitakis, Martin Fredriksson & Sonja Schillings (2018)  Bellamy’s Rage and Beer’s Conscience: Pirate Methodologies and the Contemporary University Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research 

Toffoletti, K. & Thorpe, H. (2018). Female athletes’ self-representation on social media: A feminist analysis of neoliberal marketing strategies in ‘economies of visibility’, Feminism and Psychology, 28(1), 11-31. Special Issue on Feminisms and Social Media. URL:

Thorpe, H., Toffoletti, K., & Bruce, T. (2017). Sportswomen and social media: Bringing third-wave feminism, postfeminism and neoliberal feminism into conversation. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 41(5), 359-383. URL:

Theresa Petray & Nick Pendergrast (2018). Challenging power and creating alternatives: Integrationist, anti-systemic and non-hegemonic approaches in Australian social movements. Journal of Sociology. Article first published online: February 8, 2018

Barbara Barbosa Neves, Diana Dias de Carvalho, Fernando Serra, Anália Torres, Silvia Fraga (2018). Social Capital in Transition(s) to Early Adulthood: A Longitudinal and Mixed-Methods Approach. Journal of Adolescent Research. Article first published online: February 7, 2018

Lesley Pruitt (2018). Gender and Age in the Construction of Male Youth in the European Migration “Crisis”Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Qi, Xiaoying. (2017) ‘Reconstructing the Concept of Face in Cultural Sociology: In Goffman’s Footsteps, Following the Chinese Case’. Journal of Chinese Sociology4:19.

Higham, L. (2018). An affective politics of sexual harassment at school in the 21st century: Schooling and Sexualities twenty years laterSex Education. Article first published online 15 Jan 2018.

Fabian Cannizzo (2018). Tactical evaluations: Everyday neoliberalism in academiaJournal of Sociology. Article first published online: February 18, 2018

Claire Parfitt (2018). Contradictions of financialised neoliberalism: The contemporary practice of responsible investmentJournal of Sociology. Article first published online: February 18, 2018

Tom Barnes, Elizabeth Humphrys & Michael Pusey (2018). From economic rationalism to global neoliberalism? Marking 25 years since Economic Rationalism in Canberra. Journal of Sociology. Article first published online: February 18, 2018

Scott, M. and Szili, G. (2017) ‘Pop-up Polanyi: Cultural entrepreneurs and the ‘vacancy fix”. City, Culture and Society

Scott, M., Balaev, M. and Clarke, B. (2017) ‘Political embeddedness in environmental contexts: The intersections of social networks and planning institutions in coastal land use‘. Environmental Sociology

Scott, M. (2017) ‘Assembling the Antipodes? Migration, finance and territoriality across Australia and New Zealand’, Territory, Politics, Governance.

Scott, M. (2017) ‘Hipster Capitalism in the age of austerity? Polanyi meets Bourdieu’s new petite bourgeoisie‘, Cultural Sociology, 11(1), 60-76.