Dr Andrew Clarke

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
a.clarke4@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52038

Overview

I am an urban sociologist who researches urban governance, homelessness, and other forms of housing-related poverty. I am particularly interested in the networks of agencies, interventions and policies that are assembled around urban problems, such as homelessness or antisocial behaviour, and the ways in which these can be reconfigured to better support vulnerable people. My methodological expertise lies in using ethnographic methods to examine urban governance processes from multiple perspectives, including the perspective of 'target populations' such as the homeless and social housing tenants.

Research Interests

  • Urban governance
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Social policy
  • Governmentality and governing practices
  • Institutional and organisational ethnography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Memmott, Paul, Greenop, Kelly, Clarke, Andrew, Go-Sam, Carroll, Birdsall-Jones, Christina, Harvey-Jones, William, Corunna, Vanessa and Western, Mark (2012). NATSISS crowding data: what does it assume and how can we challenge the orthodoxy?. In Boyd Hunter and Nicholas Biddle (Ed.), Survey Analysis for Indigenous Policy in Australia: Social Science Perspectives (pp. 241-279) Canberra, Australia: ANU E Press.

Journal Article

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision