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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

Carla Wilshire in conversation with Van Badham (Sydney)

Better Read than Dead Sydney 265 King St, Newtown, NSW, Australia

Join us with the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire to celebrate the release of Time to Reboot: Feminism in the Algorithm Age! Carla will be in-conversation...

Carla Wilshire in conversation with Nyadol Nyuon (Melbourne)

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

To acknowledge International Women’s Day we are pleased to host a discussion between the founding CEO of The Social Policy Group, Carla Wilshire and Australian lawyer and human rights advocate,...

Book Launch – My Father’s Shadow (Melbourne)

Bendigo Library Performance Space, 259 Hargreaves St, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Monash University Publishing and Bendigo Library are delighted to invite you to an author event for: My Father’s Shadow, A Memoir Join us for a conversation with Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo....

Ronli Sifris in conversation with Mary Crooks (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia

Together with the Victorian Women’s Trust we are delighted to offer you an International Women’s Day discussion between Ronli Sifris, Associate Professor in Monash University's Faculty of Law in conversation...

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