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Researcher: Coleman, AJ (Dr Anne Coleman)

Fields of Research

Social policy
Urban sociology and community studies
Social work
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Social program evaluation
Sociological methodology and research methods
Social change
Social theory

Research Objectives

Structure, delivery and resourcing
Public services policy advice and analysis
Other law, politics and community services
Community services
Expanding knowledge in human society
Workplace and organisational ethics (excl. business ethics)
Pacific Peoples community services
Social class and inequalities
Employment services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Art or Science?: Sustaining housing for people experiencing long term homelessness
Context, context, context: A Commentary on Responding to People Sleeping Rough: Dilemmas and opportunities for Social Work (Parsell, 2011); Australian Social Work
Damned if we do and damned if we don't: Exposing ethical tensions in field work; Australian Social Work
Early Intervention and Prevention: Sacred cow or useful concept?; 5th National Homelessness Conference
Empty Streets?: Current policy relating to long term homelessness; National Social Policy Conference
Evaluation of Comptons Village Pilot Project
Evaluation of the SAAP Innovation and Investment Fund Pilot Projects in Western Australia
Five Star Motels: Spaces, places and homelessness in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Homelessness Policy: Benign neglect or regulation and control?; Homelessness in Australia: An Introduction
Housing Ready or Ready to House?: The unasked question; 2nd National Summit on Homelessness
Housing Stress and Housing Distress: What's the difference?; The Journal of the Australasian Housing Institute/Parity
It isn't all black and white: reflections on anti racist practice in the mulit-cultural country; Transitions
Keeping the 'public' in public space; Parity
Pieces of the Jigsaw: Homelessness in Tasmania; Parity
Policing homelessness: Introduction; Council to Homeless Persons
Public Spaces, Public Stories: Longer-term homelessness in Fortitude Valley; Parity
Queensland Government Responses to Homelessness; Parity
Raising the Roof: Women, housing and homelessness; Shelter = Human Right
Sister It Happens to Me Everyday: An exploration of the needs of, and responses to, Indigenous women in Brisbane's inner city public spaces
Sustaining at-risk Indigenous tenancies
Sustaining at-risk Indigenous tenancies: a review of Australian policy responses
The Role of Outreach: Responding to Primary Homelessness
The Role of outreach: responding to primary homelessness; Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Through the Looking Glass: Other Ways of Thinking About Community Development and Homelessness; Parity
Where to When the Silos come Down: Queensland government responses to homelessness; National Housing Conference 2005

Research Projects

Outreach Practice; Department of Social Services (DoSS (Cwth))
Tipping Point Study; Department of Social Services (DoSS (Cwth))
Consumer Engagement Project Hearing and listening: Developing a consumer engagement strategy to foster active participation of people who are, or who have experienced, homelessness

Research Candidate Supervision

Queering Disability- Heteronormativity in Social Work Practice with Individuals Experiencing Disability