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Researcher: Banham, RT (Miss Rebecca Banham)

Fields of Research

Social change
Environmental sociology
Religion, society and culture
Communication studies
Arts and cultural policy
Urban sociology and community studies
Poverty, inclusivity and wellbeing
Sociology of religion
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Health and community services

Research Objectives

Structure, delivery and resourcing
Environmental ethics
Religion and society
Expanding knowledge in human society
Other culture and society
Arts
Mental health services
Evaluation of health and support services

Career Best Publications

'Everyday resistance': challenging the norms of human–nonhuman engagements through bushwalking in Tasmania; Journal of Sociology
Emotion, vulnerability, ontology: operationalising 'ontological security' for qualitative environmental sociology; Environmental Sociology
Empathetic ecocultural positionality and the forest other in Tasmanian forestry conflicts; Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity
Religious diversity, legislation, and Christian privilege; Journal of Sociology

Research Publications

'Everyday resistance': challenging the norms of human–nonhuman engagements through bushwalking in Tasmania; Journal of Sociology
Creativity, culture and the arts during COVID-19
Emotion, vulnerability, ontology: operationalising 'ontological security' for qualitative environmental sociology; Environmental Sociology
Empathetic ecocultural positionality and the forest other in Tasmanian forestry conflicts; Routledge Handbook of Ecocultural Identity
Financial wellbeing, employment, and small businesses during COVID-19
In an uncharted world, connection to nature became vital
Life at home and grocery shopping: how Tasmanians are experiencing social distancing
National parks and access to nature: Priorities and values about Tasmania's 'green spaces'
Reflection, change, and ‘community spirit’ during COVID-19
Religious anti-discrimination legislation and the negotiation of difference in Victoria, Australia; Religion, State and Society
Religious diversity in Australia: rethinking social cohesion; Religions
Religious diversity, legislation, and Christian privilege; Journal of Sociology
Report for the Premier's Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Committee: The Tasmania Project Wellbeing Survey
Resisting the marginalisation of the non-human: Interdependency, wonder, and humility in Tasmanian forests; TASA 2018: Precarity, Rights and Resistance
Social restrictions: community, recreation and travel
Surviving and thriving: Wellbeing during COVID-19
Tasmanians’ health and wellbeing concerns in the time of the pandemic
‘A different Tasmania’: Hopes and concerns about the post-pandemic future
‘A walk among the gum trees’: bushwalking, place and self-narrative; Conference Proceedings TASA 2017 Conference

Research Projects

The Tasmania Project - Sexual Assault Support in the time of COVID-19
The Tasmania Project: Wellbeing

Research Candidate Supervision