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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Professor Gerry Redmond


Professor, Public Policy, Flinders University, Australia



Gerry Redmond is a Professor at the College of Business, Government and Law, Flinders University, where he has worked since 2012. Prior to that he worked at University of NSW, UNICEF and the University of Cambridge, UK. He has a PhD from University of NSW. His academic training is in sociological and social policy research, which involves both qualitative and quantitative analysis children’s and young people’s well-being in Australia and in other countries. . His research aims to privilege the perspectives of marginalised children and young people, their experiences of material deprivation, and how this impacts their wellbeing, development and life chances. He has a strong interest in research engagement with policymakers, business and advocacy groups, and in knowledge translation of academic research.



Redmond, G, G Main, A O’Donnell, J Skattebol, R Woodman, A Mooney, S Turkmani, J Wang, F Brooks (2022) Who excludes? Young People’s Experience of Social Exclusion, Journal of Social Policy (online first)

Redmond, G, J Skattebol, M Hamilton, S Andresen and R Woodman (2022) Projects-of-self and projects-of-family: Young people’s responsibilisation for their education and responsibility for care, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 43 (1), 84-103.

Redmond, G and J Skattebol (2019) ‘Material Deprivation and Capability Deprivation in the Midst of Affluence: The Case of Young People in Australia’, Children and Youth Services Review 97 (February 2019): 36-48.

Skattebol, J and G Redmond. (2019) Troubled kids? Locational disadvantage, opportunity structures and social exclusion Children’s Geographies, 17(1): 76-89

Redmond, G, R Patulny and P Whiteford (2013)‘The Global Financial Crisis and Child Poverty: the Case of Australia 2006-2010’, Social Policy and Administration, 47(6): 709-728. 


Social, economic educational and health inequalities experienced by children and young people; social exclusion and marginalisation; chid poverty and material deprivation; young people's perspectives.
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