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Professor Judith Bessant

Judith

Professor. RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Email: Judith.Bessant@rmit.edu.au

Profile

Professor Judith Bessant is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and a Professor at RMIT University, Melbourne. Australia. She writes on politics, youth studies, policy, sociology, media-technology studies and history, and advises governments and non- government organizations.

Research

Publications

Recent Books

 

Edited books

Chapters

  • Representations of Young People and Neoliberal Developmentalism in the Global South in Swartz, S., et.al (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Global South Youth Studies, OUP
  • The Criminalisation of Solidarity: Asylum Seekers and Australia‚Äôs Illiberal Democracy, in Donatella della Porta & Elias Steinhilper (eds) Contentious Politics of Migrant Solidarity: Shrinking Spaces and Civil Society Contestation, Routledge. 

Expertise

Politics, policy studies, youth studies, anthropology, technology-communications,
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