Margaret Alston

Emeritus Prof

19952019

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1998

Australian farm women - Shut out or fenced in? The lack of women in agricultural leadership

Alston, M. & Wilkinson, J., 1 Dec 1998, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 38, 3, p. 404-408 5 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Educational access for Australia's rural young people: a case of social exclusion

Alston, M. & Kent, J., 2003, In : Australian Journal of Education. 47, 1, p. 5 - 17 13 p.

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Women in Agriculture: the 'new entrepreneurs'

Alston, M., 2003, In : Australian Feminist Studies. 18, 41, p. 163 - 171 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Women's representation in an Australian rural context

Alston, M., 2003, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 43, 4, p. 474 - 487 14 p.

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2004

Coping with a crisis: Human services in times of drought

Alston, M. & Kent, J., 2004, In : Rural Society. 14, 3, p. 214 - 227 14 p.

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Empowering rural young women: the provision of a social work service for young women in a disadvantaged school

Alston, M., Duncan, G. & Boetto, H., 2004, In : Women in Welfare Education. 7, p. 51 - 63 13 p.

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Who is down on the farm? Social aspects of Australian agriculture in the 21st century

Alston, M., 2004, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 21, 1, p. 37 - 46 10 p.

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60 Citations (Scopus)

'you don't want to be a check-out chick all your life': the out-migration of young people from Australia's small rural towns

Alston, M., 2004, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 39, 3, p. 299 - 313 15 p.

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2005

forging a new paradigm for Australian rural social work practice

Alston, M., 2005, In : Rural Society. 15, 3, p. 276 - 283 8 p.

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'SERPS Up': support, engagement and retention of postgraduate students - a model of postgraduate support

Alston, M., Allan, J., Bell, K., Brown, A., Dowling, J., Hamilton, P., McKinnon, J., McKinnon, N., Mitchell, R., Whittenbury, K. L., Valentine, B., Wicks, A. & Willams, R., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Adult Learning. 45, 2, p. 172 - 190 19 p.

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2006

Brutal neglect: Australian rural women's access to health services.

Alston, M., Allan, J., Dietsch, E., Wilkinson, J., Shankar, Y., Osburn, L., Bell, K., Muenstermann, I., Giorgas, D., Moore, E., Jennett, C., Ritter, L. A., Gibson, R., Wallace, J., Harris, J. & Grantley, J., 2006, In : Rural and Remote Health. 6, 1, p. 1 - 19 19 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Gender Mainstreaming in Practice: a view from rural Australia

Alston, M., 2006, In : NWSA Journal. 18, 2, p. 123 - 147 25 p.

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'I'd Like to Just Walk Out of Here': Australian Women's Experience of Drought

Alston, M., 2006, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 46, 2, p. 154 - 170 17 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Regional development policy

Gray, I. & Alston, M., 2006, In : Farm Policy Journal. 3, 3, p. 37 - 43 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2007

Developing sustainable models of rural health care: a community development approach.

Allan, J., Alston, M. & Ball, P., 2007, In : Rural and Remote Health. 7, 4, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Gender and climate Change: variable adaptations of women and men

Alston, M., 2007, In : Just Policy. 46, December, p. 29 - 36 8 p.

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Globalisation, rural restructuring and health service delivery in Australia: policy failure and the role of social work?

Alston, M., 2007, In : Health and Social Care in the Community. 15, 3, p. 195 - 202 8 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)

It's all part of the package in rural allied health work: A pilot study of rewards and barriers in rural pharmacy and social work

Allan, J., Crockett, J., Ball, P., Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K. L., 2007, In : The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 5, 3, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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"It's really not easy to get help": Services to drought-affected families

Alston, M., 2007, In : Australian Social Work. 60, 4, p. 421 - 435 15 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Rural and Regional Developments in Social Work Higher Education

Alston, M., 2007, In : Australian Social Work. 60, 1, p. 107 - 121 15 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Education for isolated children: challenging gendered and structural assumptions

Alston, M. & Kent, J., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 43, 3, p. 427 - 440 13 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The Big Dry: The link between rural masculinities and poor health outcomes for farming men

Alston, M. & Kent, J., 2008, In : Journal of Sociology. 44, 2, p. 133 - 147 15 p.

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101 Citations (Scopus)

Who determines access to Australia's water? Social flow, gender, citizenship and stakeholder priorities in the Australian water crisis

Alston, M. & Mason, R., 2008, In : Rural Society. 18, 3, p. 214 - 219 6 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Who turns the taps off? Introducing social flow to the Australian water debate

Alston, M. & Mason, R. A., 2008, In : Rural Society. 18, 2, p. 131 - 139 9 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

'You have to face your mistakes in the street': the contextual keys that shape health service access and health workers' experiences in rural areas.

Allan, J., Ball, P. & Alston, M., 2008, In : Rural and Remote Health. 8, 1, p. 1 - 10 10 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Drought policy in Australia: gender mainstreaming or gender blindness?

Alston, M., 2009, In : Gender, Place and Culture: a journal of feminist geography. 16, 2, p. 139 - 154 16 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Following the policy pathway: the impact of policy processes on children's access to healthcare in rural Australia

Allan, J., Ball, P. & Alston, M., 2009, In : International Journal of Child Health and Human Development. 2, 2, p. 105 - 113 9 p.

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Generation X-pendable: The social exclusion of rural and remote young people

Alston, M. & Kent, J., 2009, In : Journal of Sociology. 45, 1, p. 89 - 107 19 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)

The bush, birthing and the baby bonus

Alston, M., Dietsch, E., Davies, C., Shackleton, P. & McLeod, M., 2009, In : Just Policy. 50, p. 9 - 15 7 p.

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2010

Chapter 10: Australia's rural welfare policy: Overlooked and demoralised

Alston, M., 2010, In : Research in Rural Sociology and Development. 15, p. 199-217 19 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Global shifts, sedimentations, and imaginaries: An introduction to the special issue on women and agriculture

Sachs, C. & Alston, M., 2010, In : Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 35, 2, p. 277 - 287 11 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

'Mind you, there's no anaesthetist on the road': women's experiences of labouring en route.

Dietsch, E., Shackleton, P., Davies, C., Alston, M. & McLeod, M., 2010, In : Rural and Remote Health. 10, 2, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

What is health anyway?: Perceptions and experiences of health and health care from socio-economically disadvantaged rural residents

Allan, J., Ball, P. & Alston, M., 2010, In : Rural Society. 20, 1, p. 85 - 97 13 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

'You can drop dead': midwives bullying women

Dietsch, E., Shackleton, P., Davies, C., McLeod, M. & Alston, M., 2010, In : Women and Birth. 23, p. 53 - 59 7 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Australian Aboriginal kinship: A means to enhance maternal well-being

Dietsch, E., Martin, T., Shackleton, P., Davies, C., McLeod, M. & Alston, M., 2011, In : Women and Birth. 24, 2, p. 58 - 64 7 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change and water policy in Australia's irrigation areas: A lost opportunity for a partnership model of governance

Alston, M. & Whittenbury, K., 2011, In : Environmental Politics. 20, 6, p. 899 - 917 19 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Gender and climate change in Australia

Alston, M., 2011, In : Journal of Sociology. 47, 1, p. 53 - 70 18 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of participation objective, participation subjective (POPS) measure following traumatic brain injury

Curtin, M., Jones, J., Tyson, G. A., Mitsch, V., Alston, M. & McAllister, L., 2011, In : Brain Injury. 25, 3, p. 266 - 273 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Rural male suicide in Australia

Alston, M., 2012, In : Social Science and Medicine. 74, 4, p. 515 - 522 8 p.

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107 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis paper on socioeconomic factors relating to agriculture and community development

Alston, M., 2012, In : Crop & Pasture Science. 63, 3, p. 232 - 239 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Women and traumatic brain injury: ''It's not visible damage''

Alston, M., Jones, J. & Curtin, M., 2012, In : Australian Social Work. 65, 1, p. 39 - 53 15 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

'You're less complete if you haven't got a can in your hand': alcohol consumption and related harmful effects in rural Australia: the role and influence of cultural capital

Allan, J., Clifford, A., Ball, P., Alston, M. & Meister, P., 2012, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 47, 5, p. 624 - 629 6 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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Open Access
51 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.

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26 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.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Women and adaptation

Alston, M., 2013, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. 4, 5, p. 351 - 358 8 p.

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21 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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Gender Mainstreaming and climate change

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

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59 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)