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Researcher: Stranger, MJA (Dr Mark Stranger)

Fields of Research

Public law
International humanitarian and human rights law
Other law and legal studies
Health services and systems
Sociology
Human rights and justice issues (excl. law)
Social change
Applied ethics
Law and society and socio-legal research
Research, science and technology policy
Medical ethics
Public policy

Research Objectives

Justice and the law
Recreation and leisure activities (excl. sport and exercise)
Expanding knowledge in human society
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Bioethics
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Health policy evaluation

Career Best Publications

Capital, Trust and Consultation: Databanks and Regulation in Australia; Critical Public Health
Genetic Discrimination in Australia: an exploration of the nature and extent of the phenomenon within the legal and social context

Research Publications

Biobanks
Biobanks Information Paper 2010; Journal of Law and Information Science
Capital, Trust and Consultation: Databanks and Regulation in Australia; Critical Public Health
Consumer Experiences and Predictive Genetic Testing; Human Biotechnology & Public Trust: Trends, Perceptions and Regulation
Consumer Experiences and Predictive Genetic Testing; Human Biotechnology & Public Trust
Genetic Discrimination in Australia: an exploration of the nature and extent of the phenomenon within the legal and social context
Genetic Discrimination in Australia: Reporting on an Inter-Disciplinary Empirical Investigation; XX International Congress of Genetics
Genetic Discrimination in Australia: The Consumer Experience; 11th International Congress of Human Genetics
Genetic Discrimination in Australia: Third Party Perspectives; 11th International Congress of Human Genetics
Genetic Discrimination Project: Overview of a Major Australian Empirical Research Initiative; The 15th World Congress on Medical Law
Human Biotechnology & Public Trust: Trends, Perceptions and Regulation
Human genetic databanks in Australia: indications of inconsistency and confusion; New Genetics and Society
Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: opportunities and challenges in the early stages; New Genetics and Society
Investigating Genetic Discrimination in Australia: Perceptions and Experiences of Clinical Genetics Service Clients Regarding Coercion to Test, Insurance and Employment; Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society
Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: a large-scale survey of clinical genetics clients; Clinical Genetics
Investigating genetic discrimination in the Australian life insurance sector: The use of genetic test results in underwriting, 1999-2003; Journal of Law and Medicine
Knowing your genes - freedom, burden or power? Australian views on uses of genetic test results and implications for public policy; HGSA 2005
Methodological Considerations in the Study of Genetic Discrimination; Community Genetics
Perceptions and Experiences of Benefit Disadvantage and Negative Treatment Associated with Genetic Information in an Australian Sample of Clinical Genetic Service Clients ; HGSA 2005: Genetics in the Hunter
Perceptions and Experiences of Benefit, Disadvantage and Negative Treatment in a Sample of Australian Adults Presenting at Clinical Genetic Services Regarding Familial Cancer; Familial Cancer 2005 Research & Practice
Perceptions and Experiences of Benefit, Disadvantage, and Negative Treatment in a Sample of Australian Adults presenting at Clinical Genetic Services regarding predictive testing for Huntington's Disease; World Congress on Huntington's Disease
Practices and Attitudes of Australian Employers in Relation to the Use of Genetic Information: Report on a National Study; Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal
Predicting intention to biobank: a national survey; European Journal of Public Health
Principles and Practice in Biobank Governance; Ashgate
Protecting Human Genetic Information in Australia: Processes and Outcomes for Public Consultation; Genomics and Society: towards a socially robust science?
Put up or shut up: applying sociology to genetics projects; Australasian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2008
Sociology of Risk
Student Absence from School and Juvenile Crime
Studying Surfing
Submission on the Review of the Tasmanian Human Genetic Research Regulation Act 2003 and the Human Cloning and other Prohibited Practices Act 2003 Issues Paper
Submission to the OECD on the Draft Guidelines for Human Biobanks and Genetic Research Databases
Submission: Review of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research - Second Consultation
Surface and substructure: beneath surfing's commodified surface; Sport in Society
Surface and Substructure: The Nature of Resistance and Incorporation in Surfing Subculture; ISHPES and ISSA Joint World Congress
Surfing Life: Surface, Substructure and the Commodification of the Sublime; Ashgate
Surfing Sport as a Trojan Horse - An Agent of Postmodernization; North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference 2008
The aesthetics of risk. A study of surfing; International Review for the Sociology of Sport
The Genetic Discrimination Project: Benefit, Disadvantage and Negative Treatment Associated with Genetic Information in an Australian Sample of Clinical Genetic Service Clients - Australian and International Implications; The Human Society of Human Genetics - Annual Meeting
The Use of Legal Remedies in Australia for Pursuing Allegations of Genetic Discrimination: Findings of an Empirical Study; International Journal of Discrimination and the Law
Verification of Consumers' Experiences and Perceptions of Genetic Discrimination and its Impact on Utilisation of Genetic Testing; European Human Genetics Conference 2008
Verification of consumers' experiences and perceptions of genetic discrimination and its impact on utilization of genetic testing; Genetics in Medicine

Research Projects

Developing a Multidisciplinary International Research Network Focussed on Maximizing the Social and Health Benefits to Australia of Human Genetic Technologies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Expand the Capacity of an International Multidisciplinary Research Network Focussed on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Emerging Biotechnologies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
An Information Paper on the Management and Governance of Biobanks in Australia

Research Candidate Supervision