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Researcher: Shelley, RE (Dr Becky Shelley)

Fields of Research

International Relations
Political Science
Social and Cultural Geography
Comparative Government and Politics
Secondary Education
Health Promotion
Sociology
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Primary Health Care
Social Policy
Social Change
Education Policy
Globalisation and Culture
Family Care

Research Objectives

International Relations
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
International Organisations
School/Institution Community and Environment
Health Education and Promotion
Government and Politics
Behaviour and Health
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Political Systems
Law, Politics and Community Services
Learner and Learning Achievement
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
Civics and Citizenship
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Democratic Development in East Asia; Routledge
Democratization in East Asia: the Ambiguous role of the United Nations; Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
HealthLit4Kids: a pilot program Crossing boundaries for Positive health literacy outcomes; 2nd Education Transforms Symposium
Political Globalisation and the Politics of International Non-governmental Organisations: The Case of Village Democracy in China; Australian Journal of Political Science
Protest and Globalization: Media, Symbols and Audience in the Drama of Democratization; Democratization
Review of 'Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations Since 1875', John Boli and George M. Thomas (eds); Australian Journal of Political Science
Review of 'The Cultural Construction of Politics in Asia' edited by Hans Antlov and Tak-Wing Ngo; The China Journal
The International Dimension of Democratisation: East Asia
The Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia; Australian Journal of Political Science
What can children learn through play?
What if China Doesn't Democratize? The Implications for War and Peace; The China Journal

Research Projects

How are Australian fathers engaging with infant feeding and what are their infant feeding practices from 0-12 months?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Increasing Educational Aspiration in Tasmania Northwest; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Launceston Big Picture School Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision