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2010 Publications

Reports


2010

Flaws report

FLAWS in our Lives: Fatigue Life and Work Strain 

Natalie Skinner, Someyah Parvazian and Jill Dorrian, November 2010

This report is part of a larger project 'Developing an Australian evidence-base for policies and interventions on work hours, fatigue and work-family strain', funded by SafeWork SA and carried out by the Centre for Work +Life and Centre for Sleep Research.


AWALI 2010How much should we work? Working hours, holidays and working life: the participation challenge. The Australian Work and Life Index 2010
Barbara Pocock, Natalie Skinner & Sandra Pisaniello, Centre for Work + Life, July 2010.

AWALI 2010 was funded through an Australian Research Council Linkage grant in partnership with the SA (through SafeWork SA) and WA Governments (through the State Department of Health). In addition to examining the factors considered in earlier AWALI surveys, the AWALI 2010 report pursues the issues of future employment participation, generational differences and holiday leave.


SA AWALIJuggling Work Life Balance in South Australia. The Australian Work and Life Index 2010
Natalie Skinner and Sandra Pisaniello Centre for Work + Life, July 2010.

In addition to being an industry partner for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage project 'Work/Life Balance, Well-Being and Health' for the main national AWALI data collection, SafeWork SA funded a survey of South Australian workers. This SA data collection is designed to assess work-life outcomes in South Australia and to identify the social-demographic and employment groups with the best and worst work-life outcomes.


Work, Life and Health Study Report   Executive summary
Work life and health reportJocelyn Auer and Jude Elton, Centre for Work + Life, February 2010.

Research partners for the study are the WA Department of Health, the Centre for Work + Life at the University of South Australia and SafeWork SA. The study is part of an Australian Research Council linkage research project 'Work/Life Balance, Well-Being and Health'. The Final Report presents the findings of the qualitative component of the study. It is based on an analysis of focus groups, interviews and the written comments of 105 health sector workers and managers from across occupations and both city, regional and rural/remote locations. 


Books and book chapters

Pocock B 2010, Gender Issues in Early Childhood Education and Care. In: Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, Barry McGaw, (Editors), International Encyclopedia of Education. volume 2, pp. 11-16. Oxford: Elsevier.

Pocock, B 2010 'The great risk shift at work in Australia?' chapter in G. Marston, J. Moss and J. Quiggan (eds) Risk, Responsibility and the Welfare State. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne.


Conference and other presentationsLibrary

Edwards, J. & Williams, P. (2010) The role of libraries in helping adolescents and their families juggle the demands of work and life. Proceedings: 12 to 24s@your public library in Australia and New Zealand Conference, Beenleigh Qld 11-12 June 2010. Alan Bundy (ed), AusLib Press: Adelaide pp. 3-8

Barbara Pocock, 'What kinds of public policy, actors, experimentation, strategies, capabilities and research, are necessary to rethink employee representation for this new world of work?' - speaker- Employee Representation in the New World of Work: The Dynamics of Rights, Voice, Performance and Power 47th Annual CIRA Conference / International CRIMT - Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur la mondialisation et le travail 16 - 18 June 2010, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada

Skinner, N & Pocock, B 'Good jobs, bad jobs and workplace flexibility in Australia in 2009' presented at the 24th AIRAANZ Conference Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity 3-5 February 2010, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney.

Pocock, B 'Meaningful work in the 21st century: terms, conditions and contexts' presented at the 24th AIRAANZ Conference Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity 3-5 February 2010, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney.

Oliver, D 'The role of social partners in vocational education and training: A comparison between Australia and Germany' presented at the 24th AIRAANZ Conference Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity 3-5 February 2010, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney.

Oliver, D 'What could modern awards mean for skill formation?' presented at the 24th AIRAANZ Conference Work in Progress: Crises, Choices and Continuity 3-5 February 2010, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney.

Barbara Pocock, Work/Life interaction, skill development and utilisation in Australia, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) 2010 Webinar Series,  22 October 2010  

Philippa Williams, 'Linked Up Lives - Putting Together Work, Home and Community in Australian Suburbs', 2010 Grace Vaughan Memorial lecture 24 May 2010, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia

Barbara Pocock, Work/Life Interaction, Skill Development & Utilisation in Australia, NILS, Flinders University 24 August 2010

Philippa Williams and Ken Bridge, Segregation in the suburbs: how the suburbs are shaping work, home and community for Australian families. 11th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, 7-9 July 2010 Proceedings

Barbara Pocock (my) Working life in university: A personal account of academic work in the larger context of work/life in Australia in 2010 University of Queensland Public lecture, Senior women seminar series, 29 October 2010
 

 

 

 


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