Featured publications

Recent research

  • 2018 Neves, B. B. & Claudia, C. "Connecting Families? Information & Communication Technologies in a Life Course Perspective". London: Policy Press.
  • 2018 Neves, B. B. & Vetere, F. "Ageing and Digital Technology: designing and evaluating emerging technologies for older adults". Springer.
  • 2017 Barnwell, A. “Locating an Intergenerational Self in Postcolonial Family Histories.” Life Writing, Special Issue –International Auto/Biography Association Asia Pacific Chapter launch, forthcoming.
  • 2017 Barnwell, A. “Convict Shame to Convict Chic: Intergenerational Memory and Family Histories”, Memory Studies, forthcoming.
  • 2017 Barnwell, A. “Life Writing and the Life Course.” Auto/Biography, Special Issue – What’s Next? The Futures of Auto/Biography Studies, 32 (2), Spring, forthcoming.
  • 2017 Craig, L. & Brown, J. “Feeling rushed: gendered time quality, work hours, work schedules and spousal crossover.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 79 (1): 225-242.
  • 2017 Craig, L. & Powell, A. “Shares of housework between mothers, fathers and young people: routine and non-routine housework, doing housework for oneself and others.” Social Indicators Research online first DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1539-3.
  • 2017 Craig, L. Powell, A. “Housework, intergenerational dependency and challenges to traditional gender roles.” In Multigenerational family living: Evidence and policy implications from Australia, edited by H. Easthope & E Liu, Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
  • 2017 Marston, G., Banks, M. & Zhang, J. “The role of human emotion in decisions about credit: policy and practice considerations”. Critical Policy Studies. Revised paper accepted for publication 27th February 2017.
  • 2017 Ravn, S. & Demant, J. ”Figures in space, figuring space. Towards a spatial-symbolic framework for understanding youth cultures and identities”. Young: Nordic Journal of Youth Research, 25 (3), pp. 1-16.
  • 2017 Ravn, S. & Kessing, M. "'It feels as if time has come to a standstill”: Institutionalised everyday lives among youth with a mental illness’, Journal of Youth Studies, early online.
  • 2017 Ruppanner, L., Branden, M. & Turunen, J. “Does Unequal Housework Lead to Divorce? Evidence from Sweden” Sociology, Online access January 4, 2017.
  • 2017 Smyth, C. & Craig, L. “Conforming to intensive parenting ideals: willingness, reluctance and social contexts.” Families, Relationships and Societies online first 12/8/15 DOI 10.1332/204674315X14393034138937.
  • 2016 Aitken, Z., Hewitt, B., Keogh, L., LaMontagne, A.D., Bentley, R. & Kavanagh, A.M. “Young maternal age at first birth and mental health later in life: Does the association vary by birth cohort?”. Social Science & Medicine, 157: 9-17. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.03.037.
  • 2016 Argyrous, G., Craig, L. & Rahman, S. “The effect of a first-born child on work and childcare time allocation: Pre-post analysis of Australian couples.” Social Indicators Research online first DOI 10.1007/s11205-016-1278-5.
  • 2016 Banks, M. & Tennant, D. “Community worker perceptions of the Income Management regime in Shepparton”. Australian Journal of Social Issues 51 (4): 419-432.
  • 2016 Banks, M. & Marston, G. “On Neoliberalism and Welfare: Pay-day Lending and Commodifying Social Provisioning”. In Narratives of Globalization: Reflections on the Global Condition, edited by JCH Lee. Rowman and Littlefield International Limited: London.
  • 2016 Barnwell, A. "Arts & Culture Friday Essay: ‘Can you keep a secret? Family memoirs break taboos – and trust’." The Conversation, January.  http://theconversation.com/friday-essay-can-you-keep-a-secret-family-memoirs-break-taboos-and-trust-52699.
  • 2016 Barnwell, A. "The Secret River, Silences, and Our Nation’s History." The Conversation, March. http://theconversation.com/the-secret-river-silences-and-our-nations-history-56878
  • 2016 Craig, L. & Baxter, J. “Domestic outsourcing, housework shares and subjective time pressure: gender differences in the correlates of hiring help.” Social Indicators Research, 125 (1): 271-288.
  • 2016 Craig, L. & Brown, J. “The Multitasking Parent: Time Penalties, Dimensions and Gender Differences.” In The Economics of Multitasking Kalenkoski, edited by C & G Foster, pp.33-61. Palgrave MacMillan: USA.
  • 2016 Craig, L. & Jenkins, B. “Grandparental childcare in Australia: Gender differences in the correlates of providing regular grandparental care while parents work.” Community Work and Family, 19 (3): 281-302.
  • 2016 Craig, L. and Jenkins, B. “The composition of parents and grandparents’ childcare time: gender and generational patterns in care activity, multitasking and co-presence.” Ageing and Society, 36 (4): 785-810.
  • 2016 Craig, L., Perales, P., Torre, S.V. & Baxter, J. “Domestic outsourcing, housework and subjective time pressure: New insights from longitudinal data.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 78 (5): 1224-1236.
  • 2016 Craig, L., Powell, A. & Brown, J. “Gender patterns in domestic labour among young adults in different living arrangements.” Journal of Sociology, 52 (4): 772-788.
  • 2016  Marks, G. & Mooi-Reci, I. “The Declining Influence of Family Background on Educational Attainment in Australia: The Role of Measured and Unmeasured Influences.”Social Science Research, 171-185. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2015.10.002.
  • 2016 Melzer, A., Muir, K. & Craig, L. “The role of trusted adults in young people’s social and economic lives.” Youth and Society. Online first DOI 0044118X16637610.
  • 2016 Melzer, A., Muir, K. & Craig, L. “Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people.” Children and Youth Services Review, 63: 58-66.
  • 2016 Neves, B. B., & Fernandes, A. A. "Generational bridge". The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, 1-4.
  • 2016 Ruppanner, L. & Maume, D. “Shorter Work Hours and Work-to-Family Interference: Surprising Findings from 32 Countries.” Social Forces, 95 (2): 693-720.
  • 2016 Ruppanner, L. & Maume, D.J. “The State of Domestic Affairs: Housework, Gender and State-Level Institutional Logics.” Social Science Research, 60:15-28.
  • 2015 Appannah, A. & Biggs, S. “Age-Friendly Organisations: The Role of Organisational Culture and the Participation of Older Workers”. Journal Of Social Work Practice, 29 (1): 37-51. doi:10.1080/02650533.2014.993943.
  • 2015 Banks, M., Marston, G., Karger, H. & Russell, R. “’In a perfect world it would be great if they didn’t exist’”: how Australians experience payday loans’. International Journal of Social Welfare, 24 (1): 37-47.
  • 2015 Biggs, S. & Carr, A. “Age- and Child-Friendly Cities and the Promise of Intergenerational Space.” Journal Of Social Work Practice, 29 (1): 99-112. doi:10.1080/02650533.2014.993942.
  • 2015 Biggs, S., Carr, A. & Haapala, I. “Work, Aging, and Risks to Family Life: The Case of Australia”. Canadian Journal On Aging-Revue Canadienne Du Vieillissement, 34 (3): 321-330. doi:10.1017/S0714980815000185.
  • 2015 Biggs, S. & Haapala, I. “Age Friendly Environments.” Journal Of Social Work Practice, 29 (1): 1-3. doi:10.1080/02650533.2014.993941.
  • 2015 Haynes, M., Baxter, J., Hewitt, B. & Western, M. “Time on housework and selection into and out of relationships in Australia: A multiprocess, multilevel approach”. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 6 (3): 245-263. doi:10.14301/llcs.v6i3.303.
  • 2015 Mooi-Reci, I. & Bakker, B. “Parental Unemployment: How Much and When Does it Matter for Children’s Educational Attainment?.” LCC Working Paper Series: 2015-03. 01/2015.
  • 2015 Mooi-Reci, I. & Ganzeboom, H.B. "Unemployment Scarring by Gender: Human Capital Depreciation or Stigmatization? Longitudinal Evidence from the Netherlands 1980-2000." Social Science Research, 52: 642-658. DOI:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2014.10.005.
  • 2015 Mysyuk, Y., Westendorp, R.G.J., Biggs, S. & Lindenberg, J. “Listening to the voices of abused older people: should we classify system abuse?.” Bmj-British Medical Journal, 350: 1-3. doi:10.1136/bmj.h2697.
  • 2015 Neves, B. B. & Fonseca, J. R. "Latent class models in action: Bridging social capital & Internet usage." Social Science Research, 50, 15-30. [Ranks 7th in the top 10 publication outlets in Sociology, according to Google Scholar Metrics, 2016].
  • 2015 Neves, B. B., Franz, R. L., Munteanu, C., Baecker, R. & Ngo, M. "My Hand Doesn't Listen to Me!: Adoption and Evaluation of a Communication Technology for the 'Oldest Old'." In  ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 1593-1602. [Ranks 1st in the top 10 publication outlets in Human-Computer Interaction/Computer Science, according to Google Scholar Metrics, 2016].
  • 2015 Poortman, A.R. & Hewitt, B. “Gender differences in relationship preferences after union dissolution”. Advances In Life Course Research, 26: 11-21. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2015.07.002.
  • 2015 Smith, J., Hewitt, B., & Skrbis, Z. “Digital socialization: young people's changing value orientations towards internet use between adolescence and early adulthood”. Information Communication & Society, 18 (9):1022-1038. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2015.1007074.
  • 2014 Biggs, S. “Adapting to an ageing society, the need for cultural change”. Policy Quarterly, 10 (3): 12-16.
  • 2014 Natalier, K., & Hewitt, B. “Separated parents reproducing and undoing gender through defining legitimate uses of child support”. Gender & Society, 28 (6): 904-925. doi:10.1177/0891243214546933.
  • 2014 Turrell, G., Hewitt, B., Haynes, M., Nathan, A. & Giles-Corti, B. “Change in walking for transport: a longitudinal study of the influence of neighbourhood disadvantage and individual-level socioeconomic position in mid-aged adults”. International Journal Of Behavioral Nutrition And Physical Activity, 20 pages. doi:10.1186/s12966-014-0151-7.
  • 2013 Baxter, J. & Hewitt, B. “Negotiating Domestic Labor: Women's Earnings and Housework Time in Australia.” Feminist Economics, 19 (1): 29-53. doi: 10.1080/13545701.2012.744138.
  • 2013 Biggs, S. & Haapala, I. “Elder mistreatment, ageism, and human rights.” Int Psychogeriatr, 25 (8):1299-1306. doi:10.1017/S1041610212002372.
  • 2013 Cooke, L.P., Erola, J., Evertsson, M., Gahler, M., Harkonen, J., Hewitt, B., Trappe, H. “Labor and Love: Wives' Employment and Divorce Risk in its Socio-Political Context”. Social Politics, 20 (4): 482-509. doi:10.1093/sp/jxt016.
  • 2013 Hewitt, B., Haynes, M., & Baxter, J. “Relationship dissolution and time on housework." Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 43 (3): 327-340.
  • 2013 Moulaert, T. & Biggs, S. “International and European policy on work and retirement: Reinventing critical perspectives on active ageing and mature subjectivity." Human Relations, 66 (1): 23-43. doi:10.1177/0018726711435180.
  • 2013 Walter, M., & Hewitt, B. “Post-separation parenting and indigenous families." Family Matters, 91 (1): 83-91.
  • 2013 Whitehouse, G., Hewitt, B., Martin, B., & Baird, M. “Trends in employer-paid maternity leave usage in Australia: 2005-2010”. Australian Journal of Labour Economics.
  • 2012 Hewitt, B., Turrell, G., & Giskes, K. “Marital loss, mental health and the role of perceived social support: findings from six waves of an Australian population based panel study." Journal Of Epidemiology And Community Health, 66 (4): 308-314. doi:10.1136/jech.2009.104893.
  • 2011 Biggs, S., Haapala, I. & Lowenstein, A. “Exploring generational intelligence as a model for examining the process of intergenerational relationships." Ageing and Society, 31 (7): 1107-1124. doi:10.1017/S0144686X10000978 Biggs S & Lowenstein, A. (2011) Generational Intelligence. London: Routledge.
  • 2011 Hewitt, B. & Turrell, G. “Short-term Functional Health and Well-Being After Marital Separation: Does Initiator Status Make a Difference?”. American Journal Of Epidemiology, 173 (11):1308-1318. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr007.
  • 2010 Baxter, J., Haynes, M. & Hewitt, B. “Pathways Into Marriage: Cohabitation and the Domestic Division of Labor." Journal Of Familyissues, 31(11): 1507-1529. doi: 10.1177/0192513X10365817.