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Researcher: Ross, K (Dr Kaz Ross)

Fields of Research

Asian cultural studies
Gender relations
Globalisation and culture
Other Indigenous studies
Cultural theory
Health services and systems
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Political theory and political philosophy
Other language, communication and culture
Other education
Urban geography
Sociology of culture
Australian history
British and Irish literature
Gender studies
Educational administration, management and leadership
Studies of Asian society
Health informatics and information systems
Tourism management
Comparative and cross-cultural education
Postcolonial studies
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
Government and politics of Asia and the Pacific
Communication technology and digital media studies
Population trends and policies
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Higher education
Tourism policy

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Gender and sexualities
Expanding knowledge in human society
Other culture and society
International relations
Other education and training
Understanding Australia's past
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Religious philosophies and belief systems
Other law, politics and community services
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Communication across languages and culture
Teacher and instructor development
Public services policy advice and analysis
Defence and security policy
The media
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Behaviour and health
Preventive medicine
Policies and development
Multicultural services
Government and politics

Career Best Publications

(Hand) Made in China: the curious return of the footbinding shoe; Postcolonial Studies Journal
First Year Postgraduate Students at the University of Melbourne: a preliminary investigation
Popular Misconceptions¿ A review of Frank Dikötter¿s Imperfect Conceptions: Medical Knowledge, Birth Defects and Eugenics in China

Research Publications

(Hand) Made in China: the curious return of the footbinding shoe; Postcolonial Studies Journal
An “army of bachelors”? China's Male Population as a World Threat; Journal of Asia Pacific Studies
Barme G In the Red New ayork, Columbia University Press
Brownell, S. TheThe Body and the Beautiful in Chinese Nationalism: Sportswomen and
Building an 'Asia capable' state: Response to the Tasmania's Place in the Asian Century Issues Paper
China and Women's Liberation: Re-Assessing the Relationship Through Population Policies; Hecate: an interdisciplinary journal of women's liberation
China's online angry youth and the power of rumour: Jihad against K-Pop; Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference: Cool New Asia: Asian Popular Culture in a Local Context
Chinese Humour Through Nostalgia: The Online Kuang Kuang Animations; The Funhouse Mirror: The Making and Reception of Chinese Visual Humour
Collectivity as action, as process
Consensual models of decision making
Edwards, L. ¿eFrom Gender Equality to Gender Difference: Feminist Campaigns for quotas for Women in Politics, 1936 1947¿f (Twentieth-Century China, Vol. XXIV, No.2, April 1999, pp. 69 105)
Faking it: food quality in China; International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies
First Year Postgraduate Students at the University of Melbourne: a preliminary investigation
Gender Trouble in China (with Elaine Jeffreys)
Greening the state: a review of Green States and Environment Movements by John Dryzek et all
Hate speech, free speech: The challenges of the online world; Journal of Applied Youth Studies
Ho Whose Bodies? Taming Contemporary Prostitutes¿f Bodies in Official Chinese Rhetoric¿f (Twentieth-Century China, Vol. XXIV, No.2 April 1999 pp. 14 35)
Imagined futures and forgotten pasts: Tasmania’s Asian connections; Journal of Australian Studies
Infant formula: The White Gold of China
Mao: the too familiar story; The Fortieth Anniversary: Rethinking the Genealogy and Legacy of the Cultural Revolution
Mary Daly
More Sex, Less Gender, Please!' [A response to William Jankowiak's 'Chinese Women, Gender, and Sexuality: A Critical Review of Recent Studies']; Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars
Over Chinese Bodies: Towards a postcolonial sinology
Over Chinese Bodies: Towards a postcolonial Sinology; Representing China: from the Jesuits to Zhang Yimou
Panning for Chinese Gold: Commodifying Australian Goldfields Heritage for the Chinese Tourist Market; Curating Culture
Popular Misconceptions¿ A review of Frank Dikötter¿s Imperfect Conceptions: Medical Knowledge, Birth Defects and Eugenics in China
Psychoanalysis, feminism and the new racism' An interview with Dr Renata Salecl (with Dr John Cash); Melbourne Journal of Politics
Remembering Nanjing: Patriotism and/or peace in architecture; Asian Studies Association of Australia
Review of Chinese Femininities Chinese Masculinities Edited by Susan Brownell and Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Righteous indignation online: China's angry/shit youth; The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies
Sexual health literacy of the student population of the University of Tasmania: results of the RUSSL Study; Sexual Health (Print): an interdisciplinary journal of sexual health including HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections
Sexuality-related attitudes significantly modulate demographic variation in sexual health literacy in Tasmanian university students; Sexual Health
Submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Joint feasibility study on the proposed Australia-China Free Trade Agreement
The Internet in China: Rumour and memes; Australia Asia Pacific Research Network Research Seminar
Theorizing Corporality: Bodies, Sexuality and the feminist Academy: An interview with Elizabeth Grosz (with Dr Kwok Wei Leng); Melbourne Journal of Politics
Why QAnon is attracting so many followers in Australia - and how it can be countered
Yuting Chou'The Floating Body in the Art of Fang Lijun: an artist's comment on the human condition in post-cultural revolution China
‘Alt-right white extremism’ or conservative mobilising: what are CPAC’s aims in Australia?
‘Living people’: who are the sovereign citizens, or SovCits, and why do they believe they have immunity from the law?

Research Projects

Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) for Higher Education: How do we teach what we know?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Representing China: from the Jesuits to Zhang Yimou Conference 18 to 20 May 2011 UK (May 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Provision of exit and entry surveys of international students

Research Candidate Supervision

From Orphanage to Entertainment Venue- Colonial and Post-Colonial Singapore Reflected in the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus
Is Tasmania "Asia Ready"? An Investigation of Tasmania's Capabilities When Engaging With Asia in the 21st Century
Reassessing the Shanghai Evening Post and Mercury- An Extension of American Journalism in China?
Volunteer Tourism as Development? Assessing the Role of Non-Government Organisations Through Case Studies from Asia