TASA 2005 Conference
University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus, 5 - 8 December 2005

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Section 1: Communication & Media


The Shifting of Responsibility in Internet-based Randomised Controlled Trials for the Treatment of Panic Disorder
Jenny Advocat
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Personal networks and the social world of ordinary Star Trek fans: Method and first results

Malcolm Alexander & Daniel Chamberlain
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Australian Indie Music Festivals as Scenes
Joanne Cummings
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Doing Race on the Internet: a Study of Online Parenting Communities
Karen Farquharson
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'Death in Advertising: The Case of Lynx Metamorphosis'
Margaret Gibson
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Public Culture and Independent Online News
Brett Hutchins
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Researching media production practices: comparative news and defamation law
Timothy Marjoribanks & Andrew Kenyon
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The New South Wales Police Media Unit: A History of Risk Communications
Alyce McGovern
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Community Newspapers in Tasmania 1910 to 2000: dynamic growth, population change and community cohesion
Rosa Maria McManamey
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(Re)defining the Public of Public Broadcasting

David Nolan
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Section 2: Deviance, Crime & Law


‘Fields of Fire’: Crime, Dissent and Social Isolation in South-Western Sydney
Murray Lee
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Coercive normalization and family policing: the limits of the 'psy-complex' in Australian penal systems
David McCallum
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Dominant Theories of the Relationship between Child Maltreatment and Juvenile Offending: A Critique

Cassandra Rayment
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The Risk of Risk Assessment in Intimate Partner Violence: What's wrong with Actuarial Tools?
Romy Winter
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Freedom and Slavery: Constructions of Ideologies in Illicit Drugs Treatment
Grazyna Zajdow
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Section 3: Education


Change, competition and specialisation: the demise of the comprehensive secondary school and its implications

Daniel Edwards
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Gender and Cultural Equality in Bolivian Education: Conflicting Visions between Reform Policy and Practice and Their Consequences for Democratic Pedagogy
Julie Reid
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Section 4: Ethnicity & Migration


Sexual Revolution in Chinese Societies?

Jui-Shan Chang
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'They're all Cleaning': recent refugees in the 'secondary labour market'
Val Colic-Peisker
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Infiltrators, Illegals and Undesirables: Gender and forced migration in South Asia
Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase
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Hate Crimes of the State?: Some Anti-Muslim instances since 2001
Scott Poynting
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Crafts, Consumers and Consumption: Asian Artisanal Crafts and the Marketing of Exotica
Tim Scrase
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'Meeting the needs of the market': employer justifications for discrimination in recruitment practices
Farida Tilbury
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Globalisation and gendered displacement
Gillian Vogl
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'Being Australian is having some sort of cultural background': the Australian identities of Turkish and Latin-American women
Zuleyka Zevallos
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Section 5: Family


The Post-Divorce Family and International Agreements in Australia, New Zealand and Canada

Maureen Baker
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Domestic Labour and the 'Priceless' Child
Meg Carter
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Does marriage affect the organisation of income in dual-earner households?
Edith Gray
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Childhood, Parenting and the Civilising Process: An Investigation of the Infant Welfare Movement in Australia 1919-1939
Rachael Kitchens
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A new policy on motherguilt? The intersection of cultural discourses and policy development
JaneMaree Maher & Jo Lindsay
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Renovating motherhood: Women's transitional labour practices
JaneMaree Maher & Jo Lindsay
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'Because we can spend quality time together': Year 10 Students' Experiences and Perceptions of 'Family Meals'
Farida Tilbury, Suzanne Dziurawiec, Danielle Gallegos & Loraine Abernethie
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Shifting patterns of parental love? Supernanny and the search for democratic intimacy
Raelene Wilding
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Section 6: Gender & Sexuality


Knowing her place: the class performance of respectable womanhood

Phoenix de Carteret
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Who’s there? Is anybody there?: Bisexuals and ‘men who have sex with men’ in sex and sexuality research

Murray Couch & Marian Pitts
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‘I’m lucky to have parents like mine’: gay, lesbian and bisexual youth coming out in supportive family homes
Andrew Gorman-Murray
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Learning to be Pregnant in a Risk Society: An Analysis of Self-Help Pregnancy and Childbirth Literature.

Alphia Possamai-Inesedy
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Appearance Concern and Self Presentation in Older Women
Robyn Sheppard
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Section 7: Health


The Mirror of Erised: Health Care Reform and John Howard's Hearts Desire

Amanda Elliott
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Mapping paradigm change in Australian psychiatry 1950-2004
Julie Henderson
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‘Frame shift’: re-examining existing studies of chronic illness
Helen Hutchinson
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Social Connectedness and Health Amongst Older Adults
Sue Malta
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Medical and Midwifery Boundaries: patterns of formal and informal persistence and change
Ann Taylor
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Section 8: Humans & Non-Humans


Regulating Dogs, Goats, Companions and Their Humans 1898-1998: Modern to Post-Modern Pets?
Fiona Borthwick
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Identity politics and technological change: Two different models
Olivia Harvey
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Impediments to Cosmopolitan Engagement: Technology and Late-Modern Cosmopolitanism
Gavin Kendall, Ian Woodward & Zlatko Skrbis
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Section 9: Indigenous Issues


Medical Marginalisation of Aboriginal Australians: Renal Transplantation and Xenotransplantation
Peta Cook
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Cross Cultural Issues in Evaluating and Indigenous Intervention Program

William Tyler and Gary Robinson
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Towards a Sociology of Emotions for Aboriginal Workers and Managers in Modernist Australia: Emotional Labour and Cultural Racism
Claire Williams & Carolyn Chapman
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Section 10: Leisure, Tourism & Sport


Deviance, Drugs, Sport and Foucauldian Anxiety

Michael Burke & Chris Hallinan
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Interpretations of Racial Stacking in AFL Football
Michael Burke, Chris Hallinan & Lana Jankovic
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Women’s private negotiations of holidays
Penny Davidson
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Contested femininity in a British community? A case from women's rugby
Fiona Gill
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The Body, Mind and Soul of AFL Footballers: Tales of Identity from the Global Sports Entertainment Industry
Peter Kelly & Christopher Hickey
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‘I think what they want is exposure’: The sponsorship dynamics of local, grass-roots sport
Ruth Sibson
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Who Speaks on Footballers and Sexual Assault? A Gender Analysis of Sports Reporting
Kim Toffoletti
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Section 11: Open Session


The Impact of Evaluations on the Content of Australian University Research

Jochen Glaser & Grit Laudel
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Investigating the idea of cosmopolitan openness: strategies, repertoires and practices
Zlatko Skrbis & Ian Woodward
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Global Communities of Resistance- A Case Study for a Sociology of Globalisation and the Globalisation of Sociology
Greg Story
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Mediation practices: The Wentworth Group & transforming Australian water culture
Richard Woolley & Kate Davison
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Section 12: Religion & Spirituality


The Banning of Jehovah's Witnesses in Australia in 1941
Jayne Persian
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Section 13: Rural Issues & Environment


Regions: Spaces of crowded governance?
Jo-Anne Everingham
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Why Food Matters: New Perspectives on the Politics of Food
Alison Leitch
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Hazardous Waste Management and the Community: A Case Study of Public Participation in Ta Sit, Pluak Daeng, Ra Yong Province, Thailand

Umaporn Muneenam
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Functional Foods: Are they Sociologically Significant?
Tanja Schneider
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Who are the Australian Greens? Surveying the membership
Ariadne Vromen
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Section 14: Theory & Methodology


Physicists and sociological network modelling: New methodologies of social network analysis and theories of social structure

Malcolm Alexander
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Society: a colonial history of the concept

Bruce  Buchan
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Insider Research : From a Position of Privilege

Penelope K Davies
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Why the ‘Sociological Imagination’? A Comparison of C. Wright Mills and John Dewey on the Role of the Imagination

Eduardo de la Fuente
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The origins of feminist standpoint epistemologies: Marx or Mannheim?

Bob Ellis
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Liberal tolerance: three critical perpsectives
Bob Ellis & Rodney Fopp
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What (else) is theory for? The case of a European social theory conference

Kirsten Harley
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Willingness to Pay for Environmental Protection: a revised methodology

Galina Ivanova & Bruce Tranter
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Marxism, Law, and Ideology in the Modern Economy

Christina Jarron
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Technical Analysis as a Share Trading Style: Prying open one of MacKenzie's 'Black Boxes'
Margery Mayall
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Emergent Limbo: Symbolic Interactionism and the Evolutionism of George Herbert Mead
Steven Thiele
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Rights as a construct of community and strategy for change
Penny Weller
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Breaking family patterns of the past: Emotional literacy as a turning point in women's 'self-development' stories
Anne-Maree Sawyer
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Understanding Anti-Intellectualism
Sean Scalmer
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Section 15: Urban & Housing


Formalising Relations between States and Unions: The Case of Public Transport in Two Australian States

Ruth Barton & Peter Fairbrother
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‘The boys’ on The Block: gay domesticity versus the family home on lifestyle television
Andrew Gorman-Murray
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'Just Renting': Implications of Renting on Community, Place and Identity - An Empirical Inquiry
Louise Holdsworth
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The Role of Housing in Children’s Education: A Review of Literature
Asif Khan
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Urban Sociology and the Stranger
Vince Marotta
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Socio-spatial aspects of built forms: an interface of ‘people and residential environment’
Mamun ur Rashid
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Vulnerable to homelessness: Exclusion and cumulative trauma
Catherine Robinson
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Space and Community: Growing Old in a New Suburb
Peter Walters
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Section 16: Work & Class


Job Satisfaction Among Judicial Officers: Findings from the National Survey of Australian Magistrates

Sharyn Roach Anleu & Kathy Mack
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Getting past the spin: Challenges in researching entrepreneurs

Dina Bowman
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Domestic Violence and Work
Suzanne Franzway & Donna Chung
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Globalisation, Liberalisation and Transformation of Women's Work in India
Ruchira Ganguly-Scarse & Diane Vandenbroek
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Economic Sociology and Australian Biotechnology
Michael Gilding
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Australian Biotechnology companies and networks: methodological issues in the replication of a major US study
Michael Gilding & Vikki Bunton
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Workplace Relations and the Impact of the Terrorist Threat
Luke Howie
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In Pursuit Of Passion: A Frame Analysis Of The Popular Management Literature
Debra King
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The Relationship between Business Strategies and Successful Innovation
Karen Manley & Steve McFallan
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For Sale – Sex in the Country: The Benefits of Sex Work as an Occupational Choice in NSW, Australia
Angela T Ragusa & John Scott
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The Aspirational Class: Social Class or Ideological Category?
John Robinson
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The significance of social movements: the case of America's living wage movement
Darryn Snell
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Emotional Labour in Production Settings?
Keith Townsend
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Neoliberalism, Gender Inequality and the Australian Labour Market
Yolanda Van Gellecum, Janeen Baxter & Mark Western
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Section 17: Youth


'Sexual Revolutions' in Chinese Societies - Are Young People Becoming Less Chinese?

Jui-Shan Chang
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Average looking really pretty model people: New ways of thinking about the fashion model for new times
Angela Dwyer
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Disassociation or Greater Democracy? Talking With Youth About Political Engagement
Kathy Edwards
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Wanted: ‘Place’ To fill vacancy in roomy, well appointed ‘space’ within youth sociology. Available immediately
Paula Geldens
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Growing Up: Risky Business?
Peter Kelly
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(re)Constructing Love: young people’s negotiations of dominant love/sex discourses
Anastasia Powell
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Of Floating Subcultural Signifiers and Cyberspace …
Brad Warren
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TASA 2005 Conference
University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus, 5 - 8 December 2005