The November ‘New Directions in Understanding Homelessness’ edition of Parity

Cover November 2013 Parity



Jenny Smith, CEO, Council to Homeless Persons


New Directions in Understanding Homelessness

Guest Editors — Dr David Farrugia, University of Ballarat and Dr Jessica Gerrard, University of Melbourne

Feature: New Directions in Understanding Homelessness

Knowledge about Homelessness: The Problematics of Understanding

Dr Mark Furlong, Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University

What the F**k Are You Looking At?

Dr Libby Angel

Networked Publics and Homelessness: New Questions for

Researching Mobile and Digital Media in an Age of Ubiquity

Dr Justine Humphry, Research Fellow of Digital Media, The University of Sydney

Public Spaces, Private Lives: ‘Visible’ Homelessness and the Public Gaze

Dr Jessica Gerrard, University of Melbourne and Dr David Farrugia, University of Ballarat

Homelessness, Gender-based Violence and Social Capital: The Function of Sexual Alliances

Juliet Watson, Social Work, College of Arts, Victoria University

Addressing Homelessness Through a Health Platform: Central City Community Health Service

Gerard Reed, Deputy CEO, Doutta Galla Community Health

‘All relationships should be based on respect’

Dr Alice Clark, CEO Shelter South Australia

Re-framing the Links Between Homelessness and Health:

Insights from the Social Determinants of Health Perspective

Dr Pauline McLoughlin, Research Manager, Lighthouse Institute, Adjunct Research Fellow, Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Adelaide and Dr Gemma Carey, Research Officer, The Society of St Vincent de Paul, Research Associate, Centre for Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science

Consumer Voices — Understanding Homelessness

Written by and with consumers to ensure they have a say about the issues that directly affect them.

Refugee; Young Person; Homeless: Intersecting Invisibilities

Dr Jen Couch, Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Sciences, Australian Catholic University Victoria

Re-forming Homelessness

Dr Jane Bullen, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales

New Zealand’s Severe Housing Deprivation Statistics and Comparisons with Australia

Kate Amore, PhD Candidate, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

‘The Big Man’: Homeless Young People and Negative Cultural Capital

Dr Justin Barker and Erin Barry, Institute of Child Protection Studies, Australian Catholic University

Experiences of Homelessness Among Young People from New Zealand Living in Australia: A Snapshot of Queensland

Jatinder Kaur, Director, JK Diversity Consultants

Exploring the Complexity of Need Within an Ageing Homeless Population

Alice Rota-Bartelink, Wintringham

Nowhere Else To Go: Perverse Entries into the Criminal Justice System

Alec Sewell, PhD candidate, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales


Dr John Falzon

CEO St Vincent de Paul Society, National Council of Australia