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Researcher: Flanagan, KM (Dr Kathleen Flanagan)

Fields of Research

Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Social Policy
Public Policy
Urban Policy
Housing Markets, Development, Management
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Social Change
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Gender Specific Studies

Research Objectives

Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Government and Politics
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Community Service (excl. Work)
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Social Class and Inequalities
Political Systems
Law Reform
Families and Family Services
Urban Planning
Civics and Citizenship

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A blueprint for improving housing outcomes in Tasmania
A Genealogy of Public Housing Production: Practice, Knowledge and the Broadacre Housing Estate; Housing, Theory and Society
Affordable Housing Strategy Tasmania 2015-2025: Statement of Key Issues and Solutions
Affordable housing strategy, Tasmania 2015-2025
Book review: The Geopolitics of Real Estate: Reconfiguring Property, Capital and Rights
Discussion Paper: Pathways to housing tax reform; AHURI Final Report
Homelessness, Tasmania… and Airbnb; Parity magazine
Individualised forms of welfare provision and reform of Australia’s housing assistance system
Last project standing: civics and sympathy in post-welfare Chicago
Literature and Policy Review of Homelessness Support Services
Ordinary things: an archaeology of public housing
Pathways to housing tax reform
Pathways to state property tax reform, AHURI Final Report No. 291; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
Public housing and the politics of stigma; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Recent housing transfer experience in Australia: implications for affordable housing industry development; AHURI Final Report
Shun profit motive in housing fix
Social housing as Infrastructure
Social network analysis in the suburban context: intersections of stigma, social capital and community engagement
Tasmanian Housing Summit Directions Paper
Using Historical Methods in Housing Studies; SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2
‘Problem families’ in public housing: discourse, commentary and (dis)order; Housing Studies

Research Projects

Community engagement for the 'Hard to reach': Trialling participatory social network mapping in Tasmania; Henry Halloran Trust (HHT)
Experiencing social housing pathways: bridging the policy and practice divide; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Housing outcomes after domestic and family violence; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Inquiry into integrated housing support for vulnerable families; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Inquiry into pathways to housing tax reform; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Inquiry into Social Housing as infrastructure; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Recent Housing Transfer Experience in Australia: Implications for Industry Development; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
The conceptual underpinnings of social housing as infrastructure ; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Centacare Evolve Housing Social Return on Investment (SROI) Project

Research Candidate Supervision