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Steven Threadgold

Steven Threadgold is Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Newcastle. His research focuses on youth and class, with particular interests in unequal and alternate work and career trajectories, underground and independent creative scenes, and cultural formations of taste. Steve is Co-Director of the Newcastle Youth Studies Network, an Associate Editor of Journal of Youth Studies, and on the editorial boards of The Sociological Review and Journal of Applied Youth Studies. His books include Class in Australia and  Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective AffinitiesYouth, Class and Everyday Struggles won the 2020 Raewyn Connell Prize for best first book in Australian sociology.


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  • Class in Australia

    Steven Threadgold and Jessica Gerrard

Events

Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

Monash University Publishing will close on Wednesday 21 December and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023. The last date for online orders to be shipped is Friday 16 December 2022.