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Date: 1/8/2020
Subject: Members' Newsletter January 9
From: TASA

Dear ~~first_name~~ 
The TASA team hopes all our members and loved ones have remained safe during the bushfires. Our thoughts are with all those affected by these unprecedented fires.
Members' Publications

Book Chapters

Leah Williams Veazey, 2019, 'All in the same boat? Migration and motherhood online', in Carole Zufferey & Fiona Buchanan (eds), Intersections of Mothering: Feminist Accounts, Routledge. 
Masocha, S, Hetz, H & Tedmanson, D 2019, ‘(Re)imagining new spaces for anti-racist social work: Policy deliberation as practice’, in G Singh & S Masocha (eds), Anti-Racist Social Work: An International Perspective, Red Globe Press, London, pp. 35-56.

Book Reviews

Yu, Y. (2020). Book Review: Yuk Wah Chan and Sin Yee Koh (Eds.), New Chinese Migrations: Mobility, Home, and Inspirations. Journal of Sociology.

Journal Articles

Lara Sweeney, Katherine Carroll, Debbie Noble-Carr & Catherine Waldby (2020) Lactation after infant death: an analysis of Australian healthcare agencies’ online health information, Health Sociology ReviewDOI: 10.1080/14461242.2019.1708206
Garth Stahl & Amanda Keddie (2020) The emotional labor of doing ‘boy work’: Considering affective economies of boyhood in schoolingEducational Philosophy and Theory, DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2019.1699403
Buiten, D. (2020). It’s “vile” but is it violence? A case study analysis of news media representations of non-consensual sexual image-sharing. Feminist Media Studies. DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2019.1708773
Haw, A. L., Fozdar, F., & Cover, R. I. (2019). Resistance to the dehumanisation of asylum seekers in Australia’s mediated public sphere: An audience perspective. Media, Culture and Society. DOI: 10.1177/0163443719890531
MacDonald, F. & Smith, D. (2019). Educating the children of returning foreign fighters: fear as the antithesis of inclusive education, International Journal of Inclusive Education, published online 24 Dec 2019.
Abidin, Crystal. 2019. 'Navigating Interdisciplinarity as a Precarious Early Career Researcher'. Cultural Studies Review 25(2): 78-83. Available here:
Copland, S. (2019). Anti-politics and Global Climate Inaction: The Case of the Australian Carbon Tax. Critical Sociology.
Christina Malatzky, Catherine Cosgrave, & Judy Gillespie (2019) The utility of conceptualisations of place and belonging in workforce retention: A proposal for future rural health research. Health and Place. 
Andrew Clarke, Beth Watts & Cameron Parsell (2019) Conditionality in the context of housing‐led homelessness policy: Comparing Australia’s Housing First. Australian Journal of Social Issues.
Hughes, Mandy, 2019, Collaborating with Refugees: Power, Ethics and Reciprocity in Documentary Filmmaking, Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media, issue 18,
Howell, Gillian, Laura Hassler, and Lesley Pruitt. 2019. “Making Music in Divided Cities: Transforming the Ethnoscape.” International Journal of Community Music. Special issue on “Community Music for Peace, Empathy and Conciliation.” 12(3): 331-348.

Informed News & Analysis


Radio Interviews

Michael Walsh (January 5, 2020) The impact of social media photography on travelling. South African Radio, Jet Set Breakfast program.


Deborah Lupton (January 9, 2020) My 2019 publications. This Sociological Life. 


TASA 2020 
Awards 2020

Service Awards - call for nominations

Distinguished Service to Australian Sociology Award

This award is made to a TASA member who has demonstrated outstanding, significant and sustained service to Australian sociology over many years. While not necessarily a lifetime achievement award, candidates for the Distinguished Service Award would usually be nearing the end of their careers. The written nomination must be signed by five TASA members. Nominations must show how the nominee meets the selection criteria and must be accompanied by a focused curriculum vitae of the nominee and the names of three referees. Nominations close May 31st. For the full details, please see the prize page on TASAweb here.

Outstanding Service to TASA Award 

This honour is accorded to a TASA member who has demonstrated an outstanding level of participation in and promotion of TASA over a number of years. There are many ways in which this can occur, but in all cases the quality of the service is the determining criterion, rather than the quantity alone. The written nomination must be signed by two TASA members. Nominations must show how the nominee meets the selection criteria and must be accompanied by a focussed curriculum vitae of the nominee and the names of two referees. Nominations close May 31st. For the full details, please see the prize page on TASAweb here.

Book Awards - call for nominations

Stephen Crook Memorial Prize

This book Prize was established to honour the memory of Professor Stephen Crook in recognition of his significant contribution to Australian sociology. The 2020 Prize covers books published in 2018 or 2019, as indicated by the publication date in front matter (please double check this as sometimes this date is different to the date your book was released/published). The full details are the prize are available on TASAweb. The nomination form can be accessed here. Nominations will close on March 1, 2020.

Raewyn Connell Prize

This book Prize was established to honour the work of Professor Raewyn Connell in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Australian Sociology.  The 2020 Prize will cover books published in 2018 or 2019, as indicated by the publication date in front matter (please double check this as sometimes this date is different to the date your book was released/published). The full details are the prize are available on TASAweb. The nomination form can be accessed here. Nominations will close on March 1, 2020.
TASA Publications

Journal of Sociology

You can sign up for New Content alerts for Journal of Sociology and receive an alert for the latest full issue as well as when new articles are published online? See here. 

Health Sociology Review

2020 Special Issue - call for papers
Sex, Health & Technology Special Issue
The Role of Bio-medical, Bio-mechanical, and Bio-digital Technologies in Sex, Sexual Health, and Intimacy. Full papers due: January 17th 2020Read on... 
2021 Special Issue - call for papers  
Towards a Global Sociology of Trans and Gender Diverse Health.
After years of advocacy for improved recognition and action, the health and well-being of trans and gender diverse people is receiving overdue attention. In some parts of the world, gender-affirming care is made available in forms which explicitly support a diverse range of gender identities, service preferences and affirmation goals. However, good quality models of care are unevenly available and face a range of threats, creating heightened uncertainty for those who need to access them.
The aim of this special issue is to enhance knowledge on what supports and complicates the provision of health care and support for trans and gender diverse people across different parts of the world.

Full papers due: June 15th 2020Read on...
Member Promotions
Fellow member Fiona MacDonald has recently been promoted to Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University.

Jobs Board

The Jobs Board enables you to view current employment opportunities. As a member, you can post opportunities to the Jobs Board directly from within your membership profile screen. 
Current Employment Opportunities
PhD Scholarships

Scholarships Board

The Scholarships Board enables you to view available scholarships that our members have posted. Like the Jobs Board, as a member, you can post scholarship opportunities directly from within your membership profile screen.
Current Scholarship Opportunities
Other Events, News & Opportunities

Vitalities Lab Workshop

Using Visual Art Workshops in Research: Loved Objects and Other Tasks
15 January, 1-3 pm, 221 Goodsell, UNSW
For planning purposes, if you are interested and able to come, please let Deborah Lupton know you are attending.

Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series

The University of Western Australia are currently planning for next year’s Anthropology and Sociology Seminar Series, held each Friday at 2:30pm - 3:30pm during semester. It is an opportunity for researchers to share their research with fellow anthropologists and sociologists, academics, postgraduate students and interested others.  If you have a paper you would like to present, please fill this form, indicating available time slots, and email to Martin Forsey. Also, if you know or hear of someone who will be visiting Perth and who would be able to present a paper, please share this information with them. Submission deadline: January 17. 


New: Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress
International Congress: Basic income, the ecological crisis and a new age of automation
September 28th – 30th, 2020, Brisbane, Australia (UQ / QUT)

Submission deadline:
January 31. Read on...
Logic and Methodology in Sociology
International Conference on Social Science Methodology (RC33)
September 8th – 11th, 2020, Nicosia, Cyprus
Submission deadline: January 20. Read on...
Bringing the Hope Back In: Sociological Imagination and Dreaming Transformation
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
August 7-9, 2020, San Francisco, CA.
Submission deadline: January 31, 2020. Read on... 
TASA Documents and Policies
You can access details of TASA's current Executive Committee 2019-2020 as well as documents and policies, including the Constitution, Code of Conduct, Grievance Procedures & TASA History
Accessing Online Materials & Resources
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TASA members have access to over 90 peer-reviewed  Sage Sociology full-text collection online journals encompassing over 63,000 articles. The image on the left shows you where to access those journals, as well as the Sage Research Methods Collection & the Taylor and Francis Full Text Collection, when logged in to TASAweb. 

Gift Memberships

Gift memberships are available with TASA.  If you would like to purchase a gift membership, please email the following details through to the TASA Office:

1. Name of gift recipient;
2. email address of gift recipient;
3. the membership category you are gifting (see the available Membership Categories & Fees); and
4. who the Tax Invoice should be made out to.

Upon receiving the above details, TASA will email the recipient with full details on how they can take up the gift membership. You will receive the Tax Invoice, via email, after the recipient completes the online membership form.

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