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December wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Lawrie Zion, Andrew Dodd, Matthew Ricketson, Merryn Sherwood, Monika Winarnita, Penny O’Donnell & Timothy Marjoribanks (5 December, 2018) New research reveals how Australian journalists are faring four years after redundancy. The Conversation.  Aleesha Rodriguez (30 November, 2018) Happy birthday, SA’s big battery, and many happy returns (of your recyclable parts). The Conversation.  Sue Malta, Jane Hocking, Meredith Temple-Smith, Christina […]

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November wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Julie Henderson & Eileen Willis (25 October, 2018) Want to improve care in nursing homes? Mandate minimum staffing levels. The Conversation.  Jessica Richards et al. (7 November, 2018) Note to governments: sports stadiums should benefit everyone, not just fans. The Conversation.  Brendan Churchill (4 November, 2018) Financial crisis hit young men hard – and they’re yet to recover. Sydney Morning Herald.  […]

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August wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Steve O’Brien (July 25, 2018). Going backwards is the new going forward. The Herald.  Karen Soldatic (July 26, 2018), New report brings Sri Lankan women living with a disability ‘Out of the Shadows‘. Western Sydney University News Centre. TASA 2018 (2018). Why are so many academic conferences hostile to women? The Guardian Leah Ruppanner & Brendan Churchill (August 6, […]

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June wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Kristin Natalier. (June 5, 2018). What does ‘home’ mean for children whose parents have separated? Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Michael Walsh. (May 28, 2018). ‘The Interaction Order and Musical Sound: Shopping with Erving Goffman. The Sociological Inquiry Bridges, Donna, Krivokapic-Skoko, Branka., Wulff, Elizabeth., Bamberry, Larissa. & Jenkins, Stacey. (June 1, 2018). The female tradie shortage: why […]

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May wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Amanda Wise, Kristine Aquino & colleagues (April 30, 2018). Pushing casual sport to the margins threatens cities’ social cohesion. The Conversation Donna Bridges & Ben Wadham (April 23, 2018). Media reporting on women in the military is preserving a male dominated culture. The Conversation.  Marcus Maloney, ‘Jordan Peterson: The battle for the hearts and minds of young […]

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April wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Scott Doidge, ‘Friday essay: the politics of the US family sitcom, and why Roseanne rocks.’ The Conversation Lisa Denny, ‘Migration is slowing Australia’s rate of ageing, but not necessarily in the regions.’ The Conversation Riaz Hassan,  ‘The UAE’s Unsustainable Nation Building​’, YaleGlobal, April 24, 2018 Jack Hynes & Ramon Spaaij, ‘Commonwealth Games injuries highlight a problematic culture […]

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Making your donation dollar go further

TASA member and Public Engagement Portfolio Leader Nicholas Hookway, a Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Science at the University of Tasmania, helped shed some light, in a recent podcast, on how you can donate in a way that is meaningful while still ensuring your donation is used in the way you’d expect. You can […]

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March wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Sophie Lewis & Karen Willis, ‘Do you really need private health insurance? Here’s what you need to know before deciding. The Conversation Alan Morris, ‘Mission nearly impossible: the City of Sydney’s efforts to increase the affordable housing supply‘. The Conversation Ben Wadham, ‘Hazing and sexual violence in Australian universities: we need to address men’s cultures, The Conversation […]

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February wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Blogs Janine Pickering: Award-winning Swinburne thesis explores gender in STEM management Roger Patulny, ‘All the Lonely People‘ Kim Toffoletti, ‘From sport widows to sport fans: research tracks evolution of women supporters‘ Alexia Maddox, ‘A Digital Bermuda Triangle: The Perils of Doing Ethnography on Darknet Drug Markets‘ Crystal Abidin, ‘Elderly Influencers in East Asia, Cyborgology (more…)

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January wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis John Scott: Male sex workers catering to more women and couples, as legal reform lags, ABC News Brendan Churchill: Mum, dad and two kids no longer the norm in the changing Australian family, The Conversation David Rowe & colleague: The Winter Olympics and the two Koreas: how sport diplomacy could save the world. The Conversation Andrew Glover: Sustainable […]

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December wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Shane Duggan: So you’ve got your ATAR, now what? Here are some options, The Conversation Rebecca Pearse: The federal Climate Policy Review: a recipe for business as usual, The Conversation Deborah Lupton: The social factors that influence whether you’ll use your wearable device, The Conversation Dina Bowman & Marcus Banks: People on low incomes are sacrificing basic goods to take out insurance, The […]

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November wrap-up: Public output by TASA members

Informed News & Analysis Alan Morris: Last of the Millers Point and Sirius tenants hang on as the money now pours in, The Conversation James Arvanitakis: Same Sex Marriage Postal Survey, ABC News Breakfast Rob White: Criminality and Climate Change, University of Tasmania Peter Robinson: Gay rebels: why some older homosexual men don’t support same-sex marriage, The Conversation Michael Flood: Do parents of boys view […]

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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 Ōtautahi, Global Dialogue Holly Thorpe: Sociology from Aotearoa New Zealand: Creative Sports in Post-Disaster Geographies, Global Dialogue Robert Webb: Sociology from Aotearoa New Zealand: Towards an Indigenous Criminology, Global Dialogue Steve Matthewman […]

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Eavesdrop: a podcast by Nicholas Hookway

TASA member and Public Engagement Portfolio Leader Nicholas Hookway and his friend Justin take turns telling stories of the everyday. From dealing with potty mouth toddlers, to the dramas of amateur sporting heroics and contemporary funeral fashions, they combine social commentary with a healthy dose of piss taking to shed light on life’s big questions […]

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How kind are we?

“Australian values” have been in the news this week, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull unveiling changes to citizenship requirements and migrant visas. But what are Australian values? And could one of these values be kindness? Melanie Tait chats with TASA member and cultural sociologist Dr Nicholas Hookway from the University of Tasmania about his research […]

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Speaking with: Deb Warr on “poverty porn”

  original. Dallas Rogers, Western Sydney University In May 2015 the mayor of the City of Blacktown, Stephen Bali, denounced the SBS documentary series Struggle Street – produced in the Blacktown suburb of Mount Druitt – labelling it as “public funded poverty porn” and staging a creative protest which saw a dozen garbage trucks blockade […]

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February wrap up: Podcasts by TASA members

Marcus Maloney: Fame in the Internet Age- the case of PewDiePie, 2SER – Real Radio 107.3 FM Xiaoying Qi discusses her paper  Social Movements in China: Augmenting Mainstream Theory with Guanxi. Click here to listen to the podcast. Meredith Nash: Digital Discussion Series: Homeward Bound Expedition interview with Meredith Nash, United Nations Academic Impact Tom Barnes: Toyota to end car […]

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