Professor Baden Offord BA(Syd), BA(Hons), PhD(SCU) 

Baden Offord’s research is characterised by its interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary
approach to questions of identity, social justice, gender and sexuality, human rights,
pedagogy and culture. His research cuts across the fields of cultural studies, media
studies, cultural geography, sociolegal studies, Asian studies, Australian Studies and
education studies. 

He sees culture as the crucial fabric of political and social life. 

Journal articles

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Gender, sexuality and cosmopolitanism in multicultural Australia: a case study, GEMC Journal (2013)

Responding to the paradoxical forces of globalization is a demanding but crucial endeavour. The changing...

 

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Queer activist intersections in Southeast Asia: human rights and cultural studies, Asian Studies Review: Special Issue: Human Rights in Asia (2013)

The practice of human rights elicits a range of theoretical positions and problems in relation...

 

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A scholarly affair: activating cultural studies (with Robert Garbutt), The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies (Special Double Issue) (2012)

This special issue is a product of the 2010 Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual...

 

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A scholarly affair: activating cultural studies in the wilds of the knowledge economy (with Grayson Cooke and Robert George Garbutt), Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies (2012)

This paper reflects on the conceptual framework of the CSAA 2010 conference, which was focused...

 

Books

Activating human rights and peace: theories, practices and contexts (with Bee Chen Goh and Robert George Garbutt), (2012)

Human rights and peace issues and concerns have come about at a critical time. The...

 

Activating human rights in education: exploration, innovation and transformation (with Christopher James Newell), School of Arts and Social Sciences Papers (2008)

‘... ‘Human rights can sometimes seem a somewhat removed topic in our professional and personal...

 

Landscapes of exile: once perilous, now safe (with Anna Haebich), School of Arts and Social Sciences Papers (2008)

Inspired by the international conference 'Landscapes of Exile: Once Perilous, Now Safe' held in Australia...

 

Activating human rights (with Elisabeth J. Porter), School of Arts and Social Sciences Papers (2006)

This book is based on papers originally presented at the international conference 'Activating Human Rights...

 

Homosexual rights as human rights : activism in Indonesia, Singapore, and Australia, School of Arts and Social Sciences Papers (2003)

This book examines homosexual rights as human rights in the light of recent insights of...

 

Book chapters

Activating human rights and peace: an overview of theory, practice and context (with Bee Chen Goh and Robert George Garbutt), Activating human rights and peace: theories, practices and contexts (2012)
 

Activating human rights and peace: observations and reflections (with Bee Chen Goh and Robert Garbutt), Activating human rights and peace: theories, practices and contexts (2012)
 

Peace building education: enabling human rights and social justice through cultural studies pedagogy (with John Ryan), Activating human rights and peace: theories, practices and contexts (2012)
 

Queer(y)ing pedagogy and cultural studies: critical reflections on teaching sexuality (with She Hawke), Queerying paradigms II: interrogating agendas (2011)

The purpose of this chapter is to propose a new path for queer theory that...

 

Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia: arrested development!, The lesbian and gay movement and the state: comparative insights into a transformed relationship (2011)
 

Popular Press

Activating human rights and diversity, Byron Shire Echo (2003)
 

Conference Publications

Preface to the conference proceedings: walking the tightrope of being human, Activating Human Rights and Peace Conference (2008)
 

Community engagement: innovation through Higher Education Equity Support projects (with Robert George Garbutt), AUCEA Refereed Conference Proceedings (2007)
 

Landscapes of exile: once perilous, now safe, Landscapes of Exile Conference (2006)
 

Creativity, place and growth, Northern Rivers Regional Development Board, Southern Cross University & CLIC Network Inc. (2005)