About Yvonne A Hartman
Dr Yvonne Hartman B Nurs.(SCU) PhD(SCU)
Dr Yvonne Hartman is a lecturer in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University where she has worked since 1999. Yvonne teaches in the areas of politics and sociology. Her research interests are connected to social inclusion with a focus on regional Australia, participatory democracy, social movements and environmental justice. At present, she is involved in a research project investigating housing issues for single older women in the regions. Yvonne has made a number of presentations and addressed public meetings in relation to her research area.
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Journal articles (8)
The power of the wave: activism rainbow region-style M/C Journal (2014)
The counterculture that arose during the 1960s and 1970s left lasting social and political reverberations in developed nations. This was a time of increasing affluence and liberalisation which opened up remarkable political opportunities for social ...
Understanding single older women's invisibility in housing issues in Australia Housing, Theory and Society (2013)
This paper examines the available literature on single older non-home owning women in Australia and their housing issues. Preliminary information suggests that this subset of the population is increasingly at risk of becoming homeless or ...
Psychic wounds and the social structure: an empirical investigation Current Sociology (2011)
Empirical linkages between structure and agency, or system and life world, have traditionally not been overabundant in sociology, though work emerging in the field of the sociology of emotions does offer some illumination on this ...
Indicators of community cohesion in an Australian country town Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance (2009)
While the notion that communities require resources in the form of financial capital for their development and wellbeing has long been recognised, it has become increasingly apparent that economic resources alone do not lead to ...
In bed with the enemy: some ideas on the connections between neoliberalism and the welfare state Current Sociology (2005)
The UK, the US and Australia today embody a type of governmentality which includes a strong element of anti-welfare rhetoric. However, these rationalities have retained - though modified - many elements of a welfare state. ...
Precarious stability: jobless families in the new millenium Journal of Economic and Social Policy (2002)
This paper characterises the condition of jobless families today as one of 'precarious stability' and argues that an outcome of policy changes is the fragmentation of the lives of jobless families, especially in regional communities. ...
Jobless families in regional New South Wales PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2006)
At a time when welfare regimes in Anglophone countries are being reshaped to reflect neoliberal ideology, there is little by way of empirical, qualitative research which directly addresses the question of how jobless families live ...
The hidden costs of injured dignity: an exploration of one effect of Workfare policies Proceedings of Activating Human Rights and Peace Conference (2008)
This paper explores one effect of Workfare policies that were designed and operationalised under the Howard Government. We conducted a qualitative, empirical study in two regions of New South Wales in the second part of ...
Howard's way: WorkChoices, welfare reform and the working wounded Road to where? the politics and practice of welfare to work: Refereed Proceedings of the 2006 National Conference (2007)
The aim of this paper is to investigate Work Choices, the Welfare to Work reforms and the nexus between the two pieces of legislation, as well as considering the consequential possibilities that are suggested. We ...