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Researcher: Natalier, KA (Dr Kristin Natalier)

Fields of Research

Sociology
Family and Household Studies
Social Policy
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Social Change
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Urban Policy
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Public Policy
Migration
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Gender Specific Studies
Causes and Prevention of Crime
Studies in Human Society
Correctional Theory, Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation
Social and Cultural Geography
Family Law
History and Philosophy of Law and Justice
Public Administration
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Law, Politics and Community Services
Community Service (excl. Work)
Families and Family Services
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Children's/Youth Services and Childcare
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Ability and Disability
Law Reform
Professions and Professionalisation
Cultural Understanding
Health
Gender and Sexualities
Behaviour and Health
Government and Politics
Health Policy Evaluation
Health Education and Promotion
Distribution of Income and Wealth
Environment
Employment Patterns and Change
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Consumption Patterns, Population Issues and the Environment
Work and Institutional Development
Education and Training
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Civics and Citizenship
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Crime Prevention
Health Inequalities
Social Structure and Health
Justice and the Law

Career Best Publications

'I'm not his wife'. Doing gender and doing housework in the absence of women; Journal of Sociology
Gender and Domestic Life: Changing Practices in Families and Households; Journal of Sociology
Governing Environmental Harms in a Risk Society; Controversies in Environmental Sociology
Motorcyclists' Interpretation of Risk and Hazard; Journal of Sociology
Understanding Criminal Justice; SAGE

Research Publications

'I'm not his wife'. Doing gender and doing housework in the absence of women; Journal of Sociology
'It's Not Just About the Money': Non-resident Fathers' Perspectives on Paying Child Support; Sociology
'Out in the world with no-one': A qualitative study of the housing pathways of young people who have recently left state out-of-home care; Young People Leaving State Care: Australian Policy and Practice
A review of private rental support programs; Positioning Paper - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute [AHURI]
A review of private rental support programs; Final Report -Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute [AHURI]
A Review of Private Rental Support Programs
Anger and evidence: The role of emotion in child support policy reform; 8th International Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference Societies in Conflict: Experts, Publics and Democracy
Avoiding the housework: Domestic Labour and Gender in Group Living Contexts; Electronic Journal of Sociology
Band-aid or Panacea? The Role of Private Rental Support Programs in Addressing Access Problems in the Australian Housing Market; Housing Studies
Big plans: the tensions of planning for leaving out of home state care; 2012 Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association
Child support and housing outcomes; AHURI Final Report No. 113
Child support and housing outcomes; AHURI Positioning Paper
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 Compliance in Australia: Are Children's Best Interests Represented in the Policy Making Process?; Association of Children's Welfare Agencies Conference 2012
Child Support Outcomes
Cities and Consumption Spaces; Urban Affairs Review
Constructing health consumers: Private health insurance discourses in Australia and the United Kingdom; Health Sociology Review
Counting the cost: the social construction and human rights conceptualisation of the disabled child migrant through Australia's migration processes; TASA
Dad's new role
Descriptions of loss and resilience among fathers paying child support; Journal of Family Studies
Developing Models of Good Practice in Meeting the Needs of Homeless Young People in Rural Areas
Developing models of good practice in meeting the needs of homeless young people in rural areas; Positioning Paper - Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute [AHURI]
Emotion and evidence in child support reform processes; CRFR 4th International Conference: Researching families and relationships: innovations in methods, theory and policy relevance
Expert testimony: The gendered interpretations of data in Australia’s child; TASA annual conference: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations. 50 years of Australian Sociology
Final Report: A Review of Private Rental Support Programs
Final Report: Developing Models of good practice in meeting the needs of homeless young people in rural areas
Finding a house and making a home in rural and regional Tasmania; Parity
Flip sides of the same coin: Similarities and differences in mothers and fathers perceptions of 'appropriate' uses of child support monies; TASA
Flood risk in Launceston: Understanding community perceptions and policy responses
Gender and Domestic Life: Changing Practices in Families and Households; Journal of Sociology
Gender and Domestic Practices; Journal of Sociology
Good Mothers and Good Workers: A Case Study Exploring the 'Seamless' Approach to Work and Child Care Responsibilities; Just Policy
Governing Environmental Harms in a Risk Society; Controversies in Environmental Sociology
He said, she said: The gendered use of public testimony in the child support reform process; Emerging and Enduring Inequalities - Annual Conference of The Australian Sociology Association
Homelessness Amongst Young People in Rural Regions of Australia; International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness
Homelessness and a Whole of Government Approach: A Discussion Paper
Housing pathways of young people who have left out-of-home state care; Housing, Theory and Society
How effective are private rental support programs?
How effective are private rental support programs?
How effective are private rental support programs?; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute [AHURI] Final Report
Improving housing outcomes for young people leaving state out of home care; AHURI Positioning Paper
Independence, invidualism and connection among share householders; Youth Studies Australia
Is ex-Premier David Bartlett the father of the future?
Mapping the governance of separated families through the lens of child; TASA annual conference: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations. 50 years of Australian Sociology
Means and ends. Why child support money is not used to meet housing costs; Housing Studies
Migration health requirement locks out kids
Motorcyclists' Interpretation of Risk and Hazard; Journal of Sociology
No Home Away from Home: A Qualitative Study of Care Leavers' Perceptions and Experiences of ‘Home’; Housing Studies
Pathways from out-of-home care; Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
Payee mothers interactions with the Department of Human Services Child Support: A summary of recent qualitative findings; Family Matters
Professions and the Public Good; Law in Context
Quantification and Child Support in the Discursive and Policy Construction of the Post-Separation Family; NEW FAMILY FORMS FOLLOWING FAMILY DISSOLUTION: CONSEQUENCES IN/ON POSTMODERN SOCIETY
Research Design; Social Research Methods Second Edition
Resisting and constructing the good mother ideal: negotiation and knowledge in interactions between mothers and child health nurses; 2012 Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association
Responses to contingent labour in academia: TASA Working Document
Selective Hearing: The hidden gender of policy 'evidence' derived from public inquiry hearings into post-separation child custody arrangements; NEW FAMILY FORMS FOLLOWING FAMILY DISSOLUTION: CONSEQUENCES IN/ON POSTMODERN SOCIETY
Selective hearing: The gendered construction and reception of Inquiry evidence; Critical Social Policy
Separated Parents Reproducing and Undoing Gender Through Defining Legitimate Uses of Child Support; Gender and Society
Taking Responsibility or Averting Risk? A socio-cultural approach to risk and trust in private health insurance decisions; Health, Risk and Society
Teaching sociology - reflections on the discipline; Journal of Sociology
The gendered framing of Australia's child support reforms; International Journal of Law, Policy and The Family
The gendered framing of Australia's child support reforms; 2011 TASA Conference
The implications of child support for housing after relationship dissolution; Journal of Family Studies
The intersection of paid work, care work and child support in the construction and governance of post-separation mothers and families; Qualitative Research on Work, Family & Policy: Current Issues & Future Directions
The social and emotional dimensions of women’s choice to remarry after divorce; TASA annual conference: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations. 50 years of Australian Sociology
Transition Planning: Three Policy Issues; Parity
Understanding Criminal Justice; SAGE
Understanding risk, choice and amenity in an urban area at risk of flooding; Housing Studies
Using and ignoring evidence: The case of Australian child support reform; Australian Review of Public Affairs
Women's child support labour: provisioning and the gendered work of negotiating child support transfers; Challenging Identities, Institutions and Communities:
Women’s experiences of child support. Accounting for the financial and social dimensions of money; International Symposium on Child Support

Research Projects

A Review of Private Rental Support Programmes and their Effectiveness in Assisting Tenants on Low Incomes; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
AHURI top-up scholarship - D Goss; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Child Support and Housing Outcomes: Investigating the Links; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Improving Housing Outcomes for Young People Leaving State out of Home Care ; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Policy Incentive or Personal Choice - Deciding to Take Out Private Health Insurance (An Exploratory Study); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Researching Families and Relationships: Innovations in methods, theory and policy, Edinburgh, Scotland; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Separated mothers' interactions with Department of Human Services (Child Support); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Young People's Perceptions of and Responses to Financial Risk: A Preliminary Investigation; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
21st Century Housing Careers CRV2 (Launceston Component)
Homelessness in Tasmania Discussion Paper

Research Candidate Supervision

'Sense and Sensibilities of Place' A comparative study of bioregionalism in regional and rural Tasmania
'There is never, never a right or wrong answer'- the co-construction of 'good mothering' ideologies and practices within child and family health nurses interactions with low-income mothers
Beyond Childhood Cancer- Bringing Primary Carers into Focus
Housing Insecurity in Retirement- An Analysis of Ex-Service Housing Experience
How Parenting is Learned and the Cultural Aspects of Parenting
I'm Not a 'Real' Risk Taker- Constructing Moral Identities Through Sexual Storytelling
Out of the mouths of babes- Capturing young children's experiences of trauma
People of Alternate Sexual Identity within Conservative Religious Groups
Prioritising Identity- A Grounded Theory of Employees' Evaluation of the Work-Life Interface in Multinational Corporations
The Notions of Professional Identity of Specialist Nurses and the Consequences of Different Degrees of Professionalism for Nursing as a Whole
Turning the Tap- Drinking Water Governance & Public Health in Tasmania- A sociological Study
Why is homeownership the 'Great Australian Dream'? An analysis of the conflicting desires which first home buyers have for purchasing a home, and the homeownership decision-making-process