BOOK LAUNCH: From skateboards to the end of religion: emerging scholarship in the social sciences at the University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle will kick off Social Science week with a thunderous celebration of the emerging social science scholarship and the rich diversity of inquiry happening within the disciplines of anthropology, sociology and criminology. We welcome you to a celebration and launch of no less than 12 books authored and/or edited by academics in the Societies, Cultures and Human Services cluster, published in 2020 and 2021. You will get to hear a little bit of every book and together we will get an insight into the richness of academic curiosity advancing the Social Sciences in the region. The titles that will be launched (in no particular order) include:

  • McDuie-Ra D. Skateboarding and Urban Landscapes in Asia: Endless Spots. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press (2021)
  • Kikon D, McDuie-Ra D. Ceasefire City: Militarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (2021)
  • McDuie-Ra D. Skateboard Video: Archiving the City from Below. Singapore: Palgrave MacMillan/ Springer (2021)
  • Hosseini Faradonbeh SA, Goodman J, Motta S, Gills BK. (Eds). The Routledge Handbook of Transformative Global Studies. London: Routledge (2020)
  • Ellis J. Policing Legitimacy: Social Media, Scandal and Sexual Citizenship – Crime and Justice in Digital Society 2. London: Waterstones (2021)
  • Boydell K, Senior, K, Dew, A, Collings, S and Smith L, Applying body mapping in research: an arts-based method.London: Routledge (2021)
  • Senior K, Chenhall R, Burbank V. (Eds). Indigenous Australian Youth Futures. Living the Social Determinants of Health.Canberra: ANU Press (2021)
  • Threadgold S. Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities. University of Bristol Press: Bristol (2020)
  • Farrugia D. Youth, Work and the Post-Fordist Self. Bristol: Bristol University Press and Policy Press (2021)
  • Mallett X. Reasonable Doubt. Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia (2020)
  • Coffey J. Everyday Embodiment. Rethinking Youth Body Image. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan (2021)
  • McPhillips K, Goldenberg N. (Eds.) The End of Religion. Feminist Reappraisals of the State. London: Routledge (2020)

For those joining us in person, a light refreshment will be provided.

*Online event will take place if COVID restrictions are still in place. Room details for the Face to Face event will be advertised as soon as lockdown restrictions ease and we are able to make room bookings, or Zoom details will be advertised via Eventbrite closer to date if event is moved online.

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