Margaret Alston

Emeritus Prof

1995 …3013

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2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2014

Conclusion

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

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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.

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2013

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.

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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.

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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.

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10 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.

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2012

Addressing the effects of climate change on rural communities

Alston, M., 2012, Social Work in Rural Australia: Enabling Practice. Maidment, J. & Bay, U. (eds.). First ed. Australia: Allen & Unwin, p. 204 - 218 15 p.

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Environment and Sustainability

Alston, M. & Besthorn, F., 2012, The Sage Handbook of International Social Work. Lyons, K., Hokenstad, T., Pawar, M., Huegler, N. & Hall, N. (eds.). UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 56-69 14 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Social work: providing health care to people, families and communities

Alston, M., 2012, Understanding the Australian Health Care System. Willis, E., Reynolds, L. & Keleher, H. (eds.). Australia: Elsevier, p. 319 - 329 11 p.

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2010

Australia's rural welfare policy: overlooked and demoralised

Alston, M., 2010, Welfare Reform in Rural Places. Comparative Perspectives. Milbourne, P. (ed.). 15 ed. UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 199 - 217 19 p.

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The impact of policy processes on children's access to healthcare in rural Australia

Allan, J., Ball, P. & Alston, M., 2010, Rural Child Health: International Aspects. Nova Science Publishers, p. 35-46 12 p.

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2009

Gender and climate change

Alston, M., 2009, Climate Change in Regional Australia: Social Learning and Adaptation. Martin, J., Rogers, M. & Winter, C. (eds.). Ballarat, Victoria, Australia: VURRN Press Inc., p. 45 - 64 20 p.

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Health and the environment

Alston, M., 2009, Social Work and Global Health Inequalities: Practice and policy development. Bywaters, P., McLeod, E. & Napier, L. (eds.). Great Britain: Policy Press, p. 51 - 62 12 p.

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Working with communities

Alston, M., 2009, Social Work Contexts and Practice. Connolly, M. & Harms, L. (eds.). Second ed. Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 345 - 359 15 p.

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2008

Collaborative Health Care practice within the Rural Context

Alston, M. & Dietsch, E., 2008, Health Care Practice in Australia: Policy, Context and Innovations. Taylor, S., Foster, M. & Fleming, J. (eds.). South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, p. 185 - 201 17 p.

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2007

Maintaining vibrant rural communities

Alston, M., 2007, Redesigning animal agriculture : the challenge of the 21st century. Swain, D. L. (ed.). Wallingford, Oxfordshire: CABI, p. 18 - 29 12 p.

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2006

Gender implications of water management in Australian agriculture

Alston, M., 2006, Fluid Bonds: views on gender and water. Lahiri-Dutta, K. (ed.). India/Canberra: National Institute for Environment, ANU, p. 246 - 257 12 p.

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The gendered impact of drought

Alston, M., 2006, Rural Gender Relations: Issues and case Studies. Bock, B. B. & Shortall, S. (eds.). Oxfordshire: CABI, p. 204 - 220 17 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Drought and Social Exclusion

Alston, M., 2005, Participation and Governance in Regional Development: Global Trends in an Australian Context. Eversole, R. & Martin, J. (eds.). Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 221 - 234 14 p.

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Working with Women

Alston, M., 2005, Social Work Fields of Practice. Alston, M. & McKinnon, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, p. 19 - 31 13 p.

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