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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

Jennifer Rayner in conversation with Jo Lauder (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

Join us to hear Dr Jennifer Rayner in conversation on her essay Climate Clangers. Dr Jennifer Rayner is the Head of Advocacy at the Climate Council, an independent, people-powered organisation advocating...

Personal Politics Launch at Qtopia Sydney

Qtopia 301 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia

Personal Politics: Gender, Sexuality and the Making of Australian Citizenship (Monash University Publishing) is a ground-breaking history of feminist and LGBTIQ+ activism in Australia. Activists in the 1970s hoped that by...

Satyajit Das in conversation with Cassie McCullagh (Sydney)

The Royal Oak Balmain 36 College St, Balmain, NSW, Australia

Wild Quests provides an unprecedented inside perspective for avid travellers, ecotourists, environmentalists or readers interested in our natural world. It combines travelogue, history and science to provide a significant and timely...

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