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Researcher: Waters, M (Professor Malcolm Waters)

Fields of Research

Social theory
Social change
Social geography
Sociology of migration, ethnicity and multiculturalism
Sociology of education
Public policy

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society
Other culture and society
Other education and training
Social ethics
Employment patterns and change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

After Modernity; Routledge
Critical Concepts; Routledge
Daniel Bell; The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists
Daniel Bell; Routledge
General Commentary: The Meaning of Modernity; Modernity Critical Concepts
Globalisation and the social construction of human rights; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology
Globalization; Routledge
Human rights and the universalisation of interests: Towards a social constructionist approach; Sociology
Inequality after Class; Sociology after Postmodernism
La theorie durkheimienne de la differenciation; Sciences Economiques et Sociales
McDonaldization and the global culture of consumption; Sociale Wetenschappen
Misreading status as class: A reply to our critics; Theory and Society
Modern Systems; Routledge
Modernization; Routledge
Succession in the stratification system; Conflicts about Class
Succession in the Stratification System: a Contribution to the 'Death of Class' Debate; Social Stratification
The Death of Class; SAGE
The impact of organizational form on gendered labour markets in engineering and law; The Sociological Review
The Past and Future of Sociological Theory; Rubezh [Borderline: Almanac of Social Analysis]
The reshaping and dissolution of social class in advanced society; Theory and Society
The standing of the ANZJS; The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology
The thesis of the loss of the perfect market; British Journal of Sociology
Universities, collegiality and globalism: are there lessons for the public service in university management?

Research Projects

Class in Australia.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
From civics to citizenship: civic education and deliberative democracy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Measuring occupational inequality in Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Supplementary funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The decline of class: an assessment of the future of social inequality and conflict in Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The impact of class: changing social inequality, identity and conflict in Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision