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Researcher: Walter, MM (Professor Maggie Walter)

Fields of Research

Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociology
Social Policy
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Social Change
Population Trends and Policies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Studies
Family and Household Studies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Social Theory
Criminology
Public Policy
Law
Social Program Evaluation
Cultural Studies
Demography
Labour Economics
Welfare Economics
Middle Eastern and African History
Social Work
Applied Economics
Education
Biography
Nephrology and Urology
Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
Courts and Sentencing
Urban Policy
Higher Education
Access to Justice
Health and Community Services
Social and Cultural Geography
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Consumption and Everyday Life
Gender Specific Studies
Economic Geography
Tourism Policy
Urban and Regional Economics
Tourism Forecasting
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law
Studies in Human Society

Research Objectives

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare
Families and Family Services
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Community Service (excl. Work)
Cultural Understanding
Employment Patterns and Change
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Employment Services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions)
Justice and the Law
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health
Law, Politics and Community Services
Social Class and Inequalities
Learner and Learning
Ageing and Older People
Work and Family Responsibilities
Education and Training Systems
Ability and Disability
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
Income Distribution
Civics and Citizenship
Urogenital System and Disorders
Special Needs Education
Criminal Justice
Taxation
Organised Sports
Work and Institutional Development
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Social Structure and Health
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Injury Control
Conserving Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
Government and Politics
Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare
Occupational Health
Heritage
Understanding Australia's Past
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Law Reform
Health
Communication
Recreation
Economic Issues in Tourism
Economic Framework
Communication Across Languages and Culture

Career Best Publications

Aboriginality, Poverty and Health - Exploring the Connections; Social Determinants of Aboriginal Health Workshop
An Economy of Poverty? Power and the Domain of Aboriginality; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Australian Non-custodial Unwed Fathers: What is their level of parental involvement?; 7th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference
Indigenous sovereignty and the Australian state: Relations in a globalising era; Sovereign Subjects
Keeping Australia's Older Workers in the Labour Force. A Policy Perspective; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Lives of Diversity: Indigenous Australia; Occasional Paper Census Series
Personalising the History Wars: Woretemoeteryenner's Story ; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Private Collection of Child Support: Back to the future?; Just Policy
Social Inequality in Australia; Oxford University Press
Social Research Methods; Oxford
Social Research Methods (Second Edition); Oxford
Working their way out of poverty? Sole motherhood, work, welfare and material well-being; Journal of Sociology

Research Publications

'Family' is a doing word; ON LINE opinion
'Family' is a doing word; Changing Families
'To move forward on reconciliation, Australia must recognise it has a race relations problem
'Work does not pay for solo mothers'- Adele Horin
Aboriginal activist praised for welfare debate
Aboriginal Housing Project
Aboriginal kids 'resilient, helathy' Interviewed by Natasha Robinson
Aboriginal peoples' movements (Australia); The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements
Aboriginality, Poverty and Health - Exploring the Connections; Social Determinants of Aboriginal Health Workshop
Aboriginals in Australi¿ achtergesteld; Demos
After the Apology: Still Keeping our Distance; OnLine Opinion
An Analysis of Housing Histories and Pathways Through the Investigation of Existing Data Sets
An Analysis of the Housing Needs of Young and Older Aboriginal People in Tasmania
An Economy of Poverty? Power and the Domain of Aboriginality; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
An Indigenous Sociology and a Sociology of Indigeneity; Nexus
Are Judges out of touch?; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Are Tasmanians closing their wallets to charities?
Assistive Devices Intervention (ADI) Evaluative Research Program: Report to Community Based Support South (CBS) Inc
Australia in the Mirror: Imagining an Aboralian Future; Online Opinion
Australian Non-custodial Unwed Fathers: What is their level of parental involvement?; 7th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference
Australian pre-July 2007 Retirement Tax Biases and the likely effect of tax reform on retirement plans; Economic Society of Australia, Conference of Economists
Australian Social Work is White; Our Voices: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work
Australian Sociology Engages With Indigenous Issues; Nexus
Australian Survey of Retirement Attitudes and Motivations
Australian Survey of Retirement Attitudes and Motivations
Australian Survey of Retirement Attitudes and Motivations
Australians Early Retirement Tax Biases Prior to July 2007 and The Likely Effects of Tax Reforms on Retirement Plans; Economic Papers
Baby Boomer Retirement Transition Preferences
Basic human rights at stake in rape case
Beyond the margins/beyond marginality; Journal of Sociology
Big native studies move
Boom in Single Figures - Bettina Arndt
Boomers Meet the Challenge: Interviewed by Laura Cencigh-Albulario
Boomers Ready to Work Longer. Interview by Stephen Lunn
Burying Indigeneity: The Spatial Construction of Reality and Aboriginal Australia; Social & Legal Studies
Career Inequality 'rife'
Charles Darwin: the Body and the Soul
Child support and housing outcomes; Positioning Paper - AHURI
Child support and housing outcomes; AHURI Final Report No. 113
Child Support and Housing Outcomes: Work In Progress Report
Child Support can help to secure housing for resident parents and their children after relationship breakdown
Child Support Outcomes
Client Based Evaluation of Services
Client-Based Evaluation of Services
Closing the Gap in Sociology; Nexus
Collection and Disaggregation of Data Concerning Indigenous Peoples: An Australian Perspective; UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Community Pride: Interview with Tim Martain
Compatability of Mothering Responsibilities and Labour Market Activity; Eighth Australian Institute of Family Studies
Counting, Health and Identity; Health Sociology Review
Culture, History and Health; Indigenous Australian Health and Cultures : An introduction for health professionals
Data and Literature Review: Paid Parental Leave Scheme Evaluation
Data politics and Indigenous representation in Australian statistics; Indigenous Data Sovereignty: Toward an Agenda
Debt will keep the boomers in Jobs
Decolonizing Social Work
Doing Family Apart: Exploring Indigenous Family Relationships Post-Parental Separation Using the Longitudal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC)
Doing Family via the Internet; OnLine Opinion
Early Retirement Biases in the Funding of Australian Retirement; Economic Society of Australia, Conference of Economists
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Editorial; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Presence: Opening Knowledge Pathways
Employment and Welfare; Social Determinants of Indigenous Health
Everything You Know about Indians is Wrong; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Exploring Aboriginal Women's Economic Engagement: Canada and Australia
Exploring indigenous social attitudes and priorities in Australia; Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues
Exploring Mothers' Relationship to the Labour Market; Just Policy
Footprints in Time: The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children
Footprints in Time: The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children: up and running; Family Matters
Frugality abandoned in credit age
Gauging public opinion on sentencing: can asking jurors help?; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Gender differences in the dialysis treatment of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Growing Up; Sociology: Antipodean Perspectives
Growing Up; Sociology - Place, Time and Division
Higher Education on the North West Coast; Tasmanian Social Issues
Hobart Family Relationship Centre Evaluation Project
How Valuable is Mainstream Social Determinants Theory for Explaining Indigenous Health Inequality?
How White is Social Work in Australia?; Australian Social Work
If we can have pre-nuptial agreements, then why not pre-parental?; ON LINE opinion
Improving Indigenous Outcomes and Enhancing Indigenous Culture and Knowledge in Australian Higher Education
Indigeneity and Citizenship in Australia; Routledge Handbook of Global Citizenship Studies
Indigenous higher education: the role of universities in releasing the potential; Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
Indigenous Methodologies in Social Research (Online Chapter 22); Social Research Methods (Second Edition)
Indigenous Peoples, Research and Ethics; Engaging with Ethics in International Criminological Research
Indigenous Perspectives and Cultural Identity; Diversity and Inclusion in Australian Schools
Indigenous Perspectives and Cultural Identity; Diversity, Inclusion and engagement
Indigenous sovereignty and the Australian state: Relations in a globalising era; Sovereign Subjects
Indigenous Statistics : A Quantitative Research Methodology; Left Coast Press
Introduction; Australian Journal of Indigenous Education
Journal of Sociology; Journal of Sociology
Jury Sentencing Survey
Keeping Australia's Older Workers in the Labour Force. A Policy Perspective; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Keeping Our Distance: Non-Indigenous/Aboriginal Relations in Australian Society; Australia: Identity, Fear and Governance in the 21st Century
Labour Market Participation and the Married to Sole Mother Transition; Competing Visions
Learning The Lessons? Pre-Service Teacher Preparation for Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
Lives of Diversity: Indigenous Australia; Occasional Paper Census Series
Long Term Benefits Study Workers Compensation Research Preliminary Report
Longer Shop Trading Hours. Interview by WIN Television News
LTBS Workers Compensation Research: Phase 2 Research Report
LTBS Workers Compensation Research: Phase 3 Research Report
LTBS Workers Compensation Research: Quantitative Report for Phase 1
Market economy bears blame for all woes
Market forces and indigenous resistance paradigms ; Social Movement Studies
Mums pay high price to work
New Ways of Keeping Mum- Bettina Arndt
Not so much a choice as a daily dilemma; On Line Opinion
Older Workers and Retirement
On Stony Ground: Goverance and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participation in Australian Universities. Report to the Review of Higher Education Access and Outcomes for Torres Strait Islander People
Paid Parental Leave Evaluation: Phase 1
Participatory Action Research; Social Research Methods
Personalising the History Wars: Woretemoeteryenner's Story ; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Post-separation parenting and indigenous families; Family Matters
Poverty and Social Class; Social Determinants of Indigenous Health
Preschool participation among Indigenous children in Australia; Family Matters
Private Collection of Child Support: Back to the future?; Just Policy
Proportion of sole parent families in Tasmania
Proposals for a Long-Term Benefits Study of Workers' Compensation Claimants
Public judgement on sentencing: Final results from the Tasmanian Jury Sentencing Study; Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice
Reality far from the ideal
Recognition and indigenizing official statistics: Reflections from Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia; Statistical Journal of the IAOS
Repositioning the racial gaze: Aboriginal perspectives on race, race relations and governance; Social Inclusion
Repositories of Recognition? Aboriginalia & The Exclusion of Aboriginal Culture in the Branding of Australia
Researching the World Around Us; Sociologic Analysing Everyday Life and Culture
Scoping an Indigenous Centre of Researcher Development
Searching for the Mother
Social exclusion/inclusion for urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Social Inclusion
Social Inequality in Australia; Oxford University Press
Social Research Methods; Oxford
Social Research Methods (Second Edition); Oxford
Social Research Methods: An Australian Perspective; Oxford University Press
Sole Mothers, Labour Market Participation and Welfare Reform
Strengthening Indigenous Research Culture; Nexus
Strengthening Indigenous Research Culture; Ngapartji Ngapartji - Yerra: Stronger Futures
Study of Youth Housing Issues; The Indigenous Homelessness Forum
Surveys; Social Research Methods (Second Edition)
Surveys; Social Research Methods
Surveys and Sampling; Social Research Methods: An Australian Perspective
Tasmania weighs up taking constitutional leadership
Teaching race to teach Indigeneity; Journal of Sociology
The Changing Terrain of Family; Nexus
The Globalizing Era and Citizenship rights for Indigenous Australian Women; Contours of Citizenship; Women, Diversity and Practices of Citizenship
The implications of child support for housing after relationship dissolution; Journal of Family Studies
The Inconvenient Indian Native American and Indigenous Studies
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America by Thomas King
The Nature of Social Science Research; Social Research Methods: An Australian Perspective
The Nature of Social Science Research; Social Research Methods
The Nature of Social Science Research; Social Science Research Methods (Second Edition)
The Politics of the Data: How the Australian Statistical Indigene is Constructed; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
The Positioning of Indigenous Australians as Health Care Recipients; When Culture impacts health: global lessons for effective health research
The Race Bind: Denying Australian Indigenous Rights; Indivisible Indigenous Human Rights
The Race Gap: An Indigenous Perspective on Whiteness, Colonialism and Social Work in Australia; Social Dialogue
The vexed link between social capital and social mobility for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Till Career do us part?
Using the 'power of the data' within Indigenous research practice; Australian Aboriginal Studies
Using the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) to Explore Indigenous Family Relationships Post Parental Separation Literature Review
Welfare cuts discriminate
Where is the Sociology of Indigenous Social Issues? Please Explain?
Which of Australia's Baby Boomers Expect to Delay their Retirement? An Occupational Overview; Australian Bulletin of Labour
Whiteness and Australian Social Work: In Conversation with Maggie Walter
Will older workers change their retirement plans in line with government thinking? A review of recent literature on retirement intentions; Australian Bulletin of Labour
Woretemoeteyenner
Working Their Way Out of Poverty? Australian Sole Mothers, Labour Market Participation and Welfare Reform
Working their way out of poverty? Sole motherhood, work, welfare and material well-being; Journal of Sociology

Research Projects

A Biography of Woretemoeteyenner; Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
A Scoping Study for an Indigenous Centre for Research Excellence; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
AHURI Top-Up Scholarship (Proudfoot, F); Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Building and Supporting Community Led Partnership Initiatives to Respond to Indigenous Family Violence in Victoria; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Child Support and Housing Outcomes: Investigating the Links; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
How country shapes its people; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
How do Indigenous Children grow up strong in education?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Improving indigenous health and wellbeing over the family life course; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Jury Sentencing Survey; Criminology Research Council (CRC)
Long-Term Benefits Study; WorkCover Tasmania (WCT)
National Indigenous Research and Knowledge Network (NIRAKN); Australian Research Council (ARC)
Telling it like it is: Aboriginal perspectives on Aborigines, Euro-Australians and race relations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Will Older Workers Change their Retirement Plans in Line with the Government's Calls for later Retirement?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A Commissioned Background Paper - 'How Valuable is the Mainstream Social Determinants Theory for Explaining Indigenous Health Inequality?'
A Comprehensive Analysis of the Housing Needs of Young and Elderly Aboriginal People in Tasmania
Assistive Devices Intervention Project
CBS South Inc: Client Satisfaction Evaluation Project - 2009
Doing Indigenous Statistics Workshop
Evaluation of the Paid Parental Leave Scheme
Indigenous Family Structure - LSIC Analysis
Indigenous Research Methodology Masterclass
Scoping Study: WorkCover Tasmania
Torres Strait Islander Education - Improving Teaching
CRV2 21st Century Housing Careers and Australia's Housing Future

Research Candidate Supervision

"Talking UP" the Birth Rate- The Typologising of Women and their Fertility
A Sociology of Whiteness- White Habitus
Actuarial Conundrums - Taking a Chance on RAST
Can Childbirth Outcomes be Positively Influenced by Language that is not Traditional Obstetric Vernacular?
Child Centred Practice- Sociological Perspectives of Contemporary Work with Children
Environmental Awareness and Indigenous Knowledge- An Exploration of Indigenous-led Environment Movement Organisation/s in Australia
Finding Tasmanian Aboriginal People on the "Frontiers"- from the First Recorded Encounters to the Closure of Wybaleena
How Parenting is Learned and the Cultural Aspects of Parenting
Intergenerational Mobility in Australia¿s Labour Market
Is Anyone Doing the Cooking? Food Practices in Contemporary Families
Structural Ageing and Australian Crime Trends- An Exploration of the Easterlin Hypothesis and the Nature of the Age-Crime Pattern
Telling it like it is- Aboriginal perspectives on Aborigines, Euro-Australians and race relations
The Invisibility of Men in Explaining Australia's 'Low' and Declining 'Fertility'
Voice Magic-Questioning the Reality of the Power of Inter-Active Storytelling & Shamanic Performance & Song for Personal, Community & Cultural Healing & Transformation
Work Ability in an Australian Context
Young People's Career Choices in Rural Australia