Dr John Owen

Associate Professor

Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining
Sustainable Minerals Institute

Overview

John Owen is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM). His primary areas of expertise include involuntary land acquisition and resettlement, social conflict, community relations practice, livelihoods and development, and the role of corporate and organisational culture on social performance and mining impacts.

Research Interests

  • Social History of Ideas
    Moral Economy; Market Conventionalism; Philosophy of Popular Entitlement
  • Community Development
    Entitlement Theory; Collective Action; Grievance, Redress and Negotiation; Migration and Settlement
  • Riot and Public Disorder
    Riot; Riot-Causation; Riot Prevention; Popular Disturbances; Protest; Collective Action.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New England

Publications

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Supervision

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Available Projects

  • Long Term research project looking at patterns in the formation and management of riots.

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • Long Term research project looking at patterns in the formation and management of riots.