Margaret Alston

Emeritus Prof

1995 …3013

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Research Output

2018

Contemporary Feminist Analysis of Australian Farm Women in the Context of Climate Changes

Alston, M., Clarke, J. & Whittenbury, K., 2018, In : Social Sciences. 7, 2, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Context of Contemporary Social Work Practice

Alston, M., McCurdy, S. & McKinnon, J., 28 Jun 2018, Social Work: Fields of Practice. Alston, M., McCurdy, S. & McKinnon, J. (eds.). 3rd ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, p. xix-xxxiii 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Limits to adaptation: Reducing irrigation water in the Murray-Darling Basin dairy communities

Alston, M., Clarke, J. & Whittenbury, K., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 58, p. 93-102 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Postdisaster Social Work: Reflections on the Nature of Place and Loss

Alston, M., Hargreaves, D. & Hazeleger, T., 2018, In : Australian Social Work. 71, 4, p. 405-416 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Working with Women: Gender-sensitive Social Work Practice

Alston, M., 28 Jun 2018, Social Work: Fields of Practice. Alston, M., McCurdy, S. & McKinnon, J. (eds.). 3rd ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, p. 3-18 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

2017

Environmental Social Work

Alston, M., 12 Sep 2017, Social Work and Human Services Best Practice. Ellem, K., Chui, W. H. & Wilson, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. Anandale NSW: Federation Press, p. 168-184 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Gendered outcomes in post-disaster sites: Public policy and resource distribution

Alston, M., 2017, Climate Change and Gender in Rich Countries: Work, Public Policy and Action. Griffin Cohen, M. (ed.). Abingdon, Oxon: Taylor & Francis, p. 133-149 17 p. (Climate, Work and Society).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Gender Relations, Livelihood Strategies, Water Policies and Structural Adjustment in the Australian Dairy Industry

Alston, M., Clarke, J. & Whittenbury, K., Dec 2017, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 57, S1, p. 752-768

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Gender relations in a rural community

Alston, M., 2017, Cultural Sustainability in Rural Communities: Rethinking Australian Country Towns. Driscoll, C., Darian-Smith, K. & Nichols, D. (eds.). Abingdon Axon UK: Routledge, p. 203 - 220 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Psychosocial Responses to Disasters

Alston, M. & Harms, L., 2017, Social Work: Contexts and Practice. Connolly, M., Harms, L. & Maidment, J. (eds.). 4th ed. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, p. 250-262 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Social sustainability in dairying communities impacted by the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Short Report on research findings

Clarke, J., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K., Jul 2017, Melbourne Victoria: Monash University. 36 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther ReportResearch

Open Access
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The Genderness of Climate Change, Australia

Alston, M., 2017, Gender and Rural Globilzation: International Perspectives on Gender and Rural Development. Bock, B. B. & Shortall, S. (eds.). Oxfordshire UK: CABI, p. 100 - 113 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2016

Australia understanding the “local” and “Global”: Intersections engendering change for women in family farming in Australia

Clarke, J. & Alston, M., 1 Jan 2016, Women in Agriculture Worldwide: Key Issues and Practical Approaches. Fletcher, A. J. & Kubik, W. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Bangladesh and Laos - Women and food security in South Asia

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K., 1 Jan 2016, Women in Agriculture Worldwide: Key Issues and Practical Approaches. Fletcher, A. J. & Kubik, W. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 79-90 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Conclusion

Nakray, K., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K., 1 Jan 2016, Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Nakry, K., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (eds.). New York NY USA: Taylor & Francis, p. 317-318 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Conclusion: Developing an Ecological Practice Framework

Alston, M., Matthies, A-L. & McKinnon, J., 2016, Ecological Social Work: Towards Sustainability . London UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 218 - 221 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Ecosocial work: Reflections from the global south

Alston, M., 4 Oct 2016, The Ecosocial Transition of Societies: The Contribution of Social Work and Social Policy. Matthies, A-L. & Narhi, K. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Taylor & Francis, p. 91-104 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Feminism and community development: Illustrating the rural

Alston, M., 2016, Contemporary feminisms in social work practice. Wendt, S. & Moulding, N. (eds.). United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 98-112 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Gender and food security in Bangladesh: the impact of climate change

Alston, M. & Akhter, B., 4 Jul 2016, In : Gender, Place and Culture: a journal of feminist geography. 23, 10, p. 1450 - 1464 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction

McKinnon, J. & Alston, M., 2016, Ecological Social Work : Towards Sustainability. McKinnon, J. & Alston, M. (eds.). London UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Lessons from the field cross-cultural gender research

Alston, M., Whittenbury, K. & Haynes, A., 1 Jan 2016, Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives. New York NY USA: Taylor & Francis, p. 46-60 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Rural community sustainability and social work practice

Alston, M., Whittenbury, K. & Western, D., 2016, Ecological Social Work: Towards Sustainability. McKinnon, J. & Alston, M. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 94 - 111 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Rural social work in Australia

Alston, M., Aug 2016, Encyclopedia of Social Work. Franklin, C. (ed.). New York NY USA: Oxford University Press, 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Social science research ethics an introduction

Nakray, K., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K., 1 Jan 2016, Social Science Research Ethics for a Globalizing World: Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Nakry, K., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (eds.). New York NY USA: Taylor & Francis, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Social science research ethics for a globalizing world interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives

Nakray, K. (ed.), Alston, M. (ed.) & Whittenbury, K. (ed.), 1 Jan 2016, New York NY USA: Taylor & Francis. 332 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Social work in post-disaster sites

Alston, M., Hazeleger, P. & Hargreaves, D., 2016, Ecological Social Work: Towards Sustainability. London UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 158 - 174 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

To Rural Proof or Not to Rural Proof: A Comparative Analysis

Shortall, S. & Alston, M., 1 Feb 2016, In : Policy and Politics. 44, 1, p. 35-55 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Towards Ecological Social Work: Towards Sustainability

McKinnon, J. (ed.) & Alston, M. (ed.), Jun 2016, 1st ed. London UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 248 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Water policy, trust and governance in the Murray-Darling Basin

Alston, M., Whittenbury, K., Western, D. & Gosling, A., 2016, In : Australian Geographer. 47, 1, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Rural policy: shaping women's lives

Alston, M., 2015, Rural and Regional Futures. Hogan, A. & Young, M. (eds.). 1st ed. UK: Routledge, p. 189 - 205 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Social work, climate change and global cooperation

Alston, M., 2015, In : International Social Work. 58, 3, p. 355 - 363 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Social work and AJSI

Alston, M., 2015, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 50, 1, p. 37-51 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

Alston, M., 25 Feb 2015, Oxon UK: Routledge. 220 p. (ASAA Women in Asia Series)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Women rebuilding lives post-disaster: innovative community practices for building resilience and promoting sustainable development

Drolet, J., Dominelli, L., Alston, M., Ersing, R., Mathbor, G. & Wu, H., 2015, In : Gender and Development. 23, 3, p. 433 - 448 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Are climate challenges reinforcing child and forced marriage and dowry as adaptation strategies in the context of Bangladesh?

Alston, M., Whittenbury, K. L., Haynes, A. L. & Godden, N. J., 2014, In : Women's Studies International Forum. 47, p. 137 - 144 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Conclusion

Alston, M., 2014, Women, Political struggles and gender equality in South Asia. Alston, M. (ed.). UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 254 - 256 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Gender Mainstreaming and climate change

Alston, M., 2014, In : Women's Studies International Forum. 47, Part B, p. 287 - 294 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

56 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction: Women, political struggles and activism - Exploring the lives of women in South Asia

Alston, M., 2014, Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia. Alston, M. (ed.). UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1 - 18 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Social impacts of reduced water availability in Australia's Murray Darling Basin: adaptation or maladaptation

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. L., 2014, In : International Journal of Water. 8, 1, p. 34 - 47 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Trafficking in women for sexual exploitation: building Australian knowledge

Flynn, C. A., Alston, M. & Mason, R. A., 2014, In : International Social Work. 57, 1, p. 27 - 38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Women, Political struggles and gender equality in south Asia

Alston, M., 2014, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 257 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

2013

A narrative synthesis of the impact of primary health care delivery models for refugees in resettlement countries on access, quality and coordination

Joshi, C., Russell, G. M., Cheng, I-H., Kay, M., Pottie, K., Alston, M., Smith, M., Chan, B., Vasi, S., Lo, W., Wahidi, S. & Harris, M. F., 2013, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 12, 1 (Art. No. 88), p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
49 Citations (Scopus)

Does climatic crisis in Australia's food bowl create a basis for change in agricultural gender relations?

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. L., 2013, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 30, 1, p. 115 - 128 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental social work: accounting for gender in climate disasters

Alston, M., 2013, In : Australian Social Work. 66, 2, p. 218 - 233 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

Gender and climate change in Australia and the Pacific

Alston, M., 2013, Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change. Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (eds.). First ed. USA: Springer, p. 175 - 188 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Gender-based violence in post-disaster recovery situations: An emerging public health issue

Alston, M., 2013, Gender-based Violence and Public Health: International Perspectives on Budgets and Policies. Nakray, K. (ed.). UK: Routledge, p. 95 - 107 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Introducing gender and climate change: research, policy and action

Alston, M., 2013, Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change. Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. (eds.). USA: Springer, p. 3 - 14 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Research, Action and Policy: Addressing the Gendered Impacts of Climate Change

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. L., 2013, USA: Springer. 275 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

30 Citations (Scopus)

Social work in the context of climate change and disasters

Alston, M., 2013, Social Work: Contexts and Practice. Connolly, M. & Harms, L. (eds.). 3rd ed. 3rd: Oxford University Press, p. 315 - 326 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

The Impact of Models of Primary Health Care on Access, Quality and Coordination of Care for Refugees in Countries of Resettlement

Harris, M. F., Joshi, C., Russell, G. M., Cheng, I-H., Alston, M., Kay, M., Furler, J., Smith, M., Chan, B., Lo, W., Pottie, K., Vasi, S. & Wahidi, S., 2013, Canberra, Australia: The Australian National University. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch