Associate Professor, University of Tasmania

Associate Professor Daphne Habibis is a sociologist, and former Director of the Housing and Community Research Unit at the University of Tasmania. She has published widely on housing and urban policy issues especially in relation to tenancy sustainment and Aboriginal housing. She is the co-author, with Associate Professor Maggie Walter, of the monograph, Social Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures published by Oxford University Press. She is the lead investigator on a number of ARC and AHURI funded research projects concerning Aboriginal and Euro-Australian race relations, welfare conditionality in Aboriginal housing, and improving tenancy management in remote Aboriginal communities.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate professor, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania
  • –present
    Director, Housing and Community Research Unit, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania

Education

  •  
    London School of Economics, BSc (Hons)
  •  
    London School of Economics, PhD

Publications

  • 2014
    Progressing Tenancy Management Reform on Remote Indigenous Communities, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • 2013
    'The Illness Experience' in J. Germov (ed) Second Opinion 5e , Oxford University Press
  • 2013
    ‘Ethics’ in Walters, M., (ed.) Social Research Methods: An Australian Perspective 3e., Oxford University Press
  • 2013
    Australian Housing Policy, Misrecognition and Indigenous Population Mobility, Housing Studies
  • 2013
    Separate Worlds: A Discourse Analysis of Mainstream and Indigenous Populist Print Media Accounts of the Northern Territory Emergency Response in 2007, Journal of Sociology
  • 2013
    Losing My Religion: Managing Identity in a Post-Jehovah’s Witness World, Journal of Sociology
  • 2013
    Housing Conditionality, Indigenous Lifeworlds and Housing Policy Outcomes: towards a model for culturally sensitive housing provision, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • 2013
    Sociology 5e, Pearson Education
  • 2012
    . ‘Australian Social Work is White’ in B. Bennett, S. Green, S. Gilbert and D. Bessarab Our Voices: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Work, Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2011
    A Framework for Reimagining Indigenous Mobility and Homelessness, Urban Policy and Research
  • 2011
    Improving Housing Responses to Indigenous Patterns of Temporary Mobility, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
  • 2011
    How White is Social Work in Australia?, Australian Social Work
  • 2009
    Social Inequality in Australia: Realities, Discourses and Futures, Oxford University Press

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Identifying effective arrangements for managing remote Aboriginal tenancies
    Role:
    Lead Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Housing Research Program
  • 2014
    NDIS, housing assistance and choice and control for people with a disability
    Role:
    Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Housing Research Program
  • 2013
    Telling it like it is: Aboriginal perspectives on race, race relations and governance
    Role:
    Lead Investigator
    Funding Source:
    ARC Linkage
  • 2013
    Aboriginal lifeworlds, conditionality and housing
    Role:
    Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Housing Research Program

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Policy And Administration (1605)
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