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Researcher: Phillipov, MM (Dr Michelle Phillipov)

Fields of Research

Media Studies
Cultural Studies
Sociology
Public Policy
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Communication Studies
Consumption and Everyday Life
Medical and Health Sciences
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Applied Ethics
Screen and Media Culture
Environmental Sociology
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Fisheries Management

Research Objectives

The Media
Music
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Comparative Structure and Development of Community Services
Cultural Understanding
Behaviour and Health
Pedagogy
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Generic Misery Music'? Emo and the Problem of Contemporary Youth Culture; Media International Australia, Incorporating Culture & Policy
'Helping Australia grow': supermarkets, television cooking shows, and the strategic manufacture of consumer trust; Agriculture and Human Values
'Just Emotional People'? Emo Culture and the Anxieties of Disclosure; M/C Journal
'Nanna Style': The Countercultural Politics of Retro Femininities; M - C: A Journal of Media and Culture: (Media and Culture)
'None so Vile'? Towards an Ethics of Death Metal; Southern Review
A 'Nihilistic Dreamboat to Negation'? The critical marginalisation of heavy / extreme metal; Conference of International Association for the Study of Popular Music
A 'Nihilistic Dreamboat to Negation'? The Cultural Study of Death Metal and the Limits of Political Criticism
A Pinch of Ethics and a Soupçon of Home Cooking: Soft-Selling Supermarkets on Food Television; Food, Media and Contemporary Culture: The Edible Image
Becoming food, eating media; Geoforum
Communicating health risks via the media: what can we learn from MasterChef Australia?; Australasian Medical Journal
Constructing Reality: My Kitchen Rules and Reality TV Cooking Shows; Screen Education
Death metal and music criticism: analysis at the limits; Lexington Books
Escaping to the country: media, nostalgia, and the new food industries; Popular Communication
Extreme Music for Extreme People? Norwegian Black Metal and Transcendent Violence; Popular Music History
Extreme Music for Extreme People? Norwegian Black Metal and Transcendent Violence; Heavy Metal: Controversies and Countercultures
Fats: A Global History; Reaktion Books
Food TV: an effective strategy for food and beverage marketing?; Food Australia
Gerd Bayer, Heavy Metal Music in Britain
Goodlad, Lauren M.E. and Bibby, Michael (eds), Goth: Undead Subculture
Hamburgers of Devastation: The pleasures and politics of heavy metal cooking; International Journal of Community Music
Haunted by the Spirit of '77: Punk Studies and the Persistence of Politics; Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies
In defense of textual analysis: Resisting methodological hegemony in media and cultural studies; Critical Studies in Media Communication
Introduction to the special issue: Eating like a 'man': Food and the performance and regulation of masculinities; Women'S Studies International Forum: A Multidisciplinary Journal for The Rapid Publication of Research Communications and Review Articles in Women's Studies
Kahn-Harris, K (2006) Extreme Metal: Music and Culture on the Edge
Mastering obesity: MasterChef Australia and the resistance to public health nutrition; Media Culture and Society
Media and Food Industries: The New Politics of Food; Springer International Publishing AG
Metal 'Underground'/ Mapping the Terrain of the 'Great Southern Wasteland'; Sounds of then, sounds of now: Popular music in Australia
Regurgitating Septic Vomit of Chyme: Reflections on Metal Research as Both Insider and Outsider; Critical Animalia: A Decade Between Disciplines
Resisting health: extreme food and the culinary abject; Critical Studies in Media Communication
Self harm in Goth youth subculture; BMJ
Stuck in the Middle: The Mainstream and its Discontents; 2008 IASPM-ANZ Conference
Studying Journalism and Media at UTAS
The celebrification of farmers: celebrity and the new politics of farming; Celebrity Studies
The new politics of food: Television and the media/food industries; Media International Australia
Turkish Metal: Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society
Using media to promote artisan food and beverages: insights from the television industry; British Food Journal
What MasterChef teaches us about food and the food industry
Why Health Messages Fail: Lessons from the Australian Fast-Food Industry; Communication Currents
Women'S Studies International Forum: A Multidisciplinary Journal for The Rapid Publication of Research Communications and Review Articles in Women'S Studies; Women'S Studies International Forum: A Multidisciplinary Journal for The Rapid Publication of Research Communications and Review Articles in Women's Studies

Research Projects

'The Pleasures of Popular Music: Death Metal at the Limits of Political Criticism'; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Mastering Obesity: Television and the Pleasures of Food; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The New Politics of Food and the Australian Media; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Communications, Leadership, Identity and the Knitting Nannas in the Lock the Gate social movement
Left Dissent- The Mainstream Media's Construction of Capitalist Opposition
Lolita- Atemporal Class-Play with Tea and Cakes
Participatory Acts- Is the Sucess of Sleep No More Evidence that the Net has changed narrative?
Quality Television, Sharing Culture and the Fragmented Audience.
Rationalising the Irrational- How Does Cognitive Dissonance Help to Construct Aspects of Supernatural Narrative in Manga, Light Novels and Anime?
Sustainable magazines- Niche publishing, indie culture and ethical lifestyles
The Age of Consent- Media, Public Discourse Frameworks and the Last Taboo
To What Extent Does the Daily Print Media in Australia Aid or Hinder the Take-up of Rural Research in the Policy Development Process