Scholarly publications and presentations by staff from the Faculty of Society and Design.


Submissions from 2017

Development of a triple bottom line stakeholder satisfaction model, Burhan Amarah and Craig Langston


Piloting mobile mixed reality simulation in paramedic distance education, James Birt, Emma Moore, and Michael A. Cowling

A magnificent gift: Jan Patocka and Vaclav Havel on dissident sacrifice, Daniel Brennan


Considering the public private-dichotomy: Hannah Arendt, Václav Havel and Victor Klemperer on the importance of the private, Daniel Brennan


The Lady in the Van and the challenge of Psycho: On the political uses of psychoanalytic imagery in film, Daniel Brennan

The political thought of Vaclav Havel: Philosophical influences and contemporary applications, Daniel Brennan


The significance of World War 1 in Jan Patočka’s Philosophy, Daniel Brennan


Silk roads of the twenty-first century: The cultural dimension, Rosita Dellios


The human security dimension of China’s belt and road initiative, Rosita Dellios and R. James Ferguson


Incorporating sustainable development principals into building design, Jeung-Hwan Doh and Dane Miller


Examining the psychosocial and academic factors predicting depression and anxiety symptomology across first year and later year university students, Natalie Eckberg, Aileen M. Pidgeon, and Heide Magya


Attentional focus strategies used by regular exercisers and their relationship with perceived exertion, enjoyment, and satisfaction, Miriam Emad, David L. Neumann, and Lisa Abel

China's cyber warfare: The evolution of strategic doctrine, Jason R. Fritz


Implementation of 3D integration model for project delivery success: Case study, Amir Naser Ghanbaripour, Craig Langston, and Ariyan Yousefi

An examination of outlaw motorcycle gangs and their involvement in the illicit drug market and the effectiveness of anti-association legislative responses, Terry Goldsworthy and Laura McGillivray


Facial recognition and visual processing as we age: Using the Thatcher illusion with famous and non-famous faces, Richard Hicks, Victoria Alexander, and Mark Bahr


Promoting Scotland, diplomacy and influence through sport, Grant Jarvie, Stuart Murray, and Stuart MacDonald


Self-compassion and breast cancer in 23 cancer respondents: Is the way you relate to yourself a factor in disease onset and progress, Karen G. Kearnery and Richard Hicks


Self-compassion and breast cancer in 23 cancer respondents: Is the way you relate to yourself a factor in disease onset and progress?, Karen G. Kearnery and Richard E. Hicks


Maturity of the Australian and Chinese housing markets: A comparative status review, Isara Khanjanasthiti, Lynne Armitage, and Hongyan Chen


Delineating the relationship between insomnia, dysfunctional sleep beliefs, perceived stress, anxiety, and depression, Hannah P. Lethbridge and Aileen M. Pidgeon


Cost performance of public infrastructure projects: The nemesis and nirvana of change-orders, Peter E D Love, Zahir Irani, Jim Smith, Michael Regan, and Junxiao Liu

Alexithymia and mood: Recognition of emotion in self and others, Michael Lyvers, Susan M. Koh Lsdorf, Mark Edwards, and Fred Arne Thorberg


Urban recreational fisheries in the Australian coastal zone: The sustainability challenge, Daryl McPhee


Internet studies: Past, present and future directions by Panayiota Tsatsou [book review], Marilyn Mitchell


Cultivating resilience and self-control among university students: An experimental study, Renee Morrison and Aileen M. Pidgeon

A loving triumph over the ravages of war, Marie-Claire Patron

Pandora's Box: Hope and the impacts of war, Marie-Claire Patron

Preface, Marie-Claire Patron

The unsung heroines of the French Resistance, Marie-Claire Patron


Women and war: Opening Pandora's Box - Intimate relationships in the shadow of traumatic experiences, Marie-Claire Patron, Roni Wildeboer, and Ami Rokach


Examining the differences between university students' levels of resilience on mindfulness, psychological distress and coping strategies, Aileen M. Pidgeon and Louisa Pickett


Case study strategies for designers: Teaching integrative data evaluation, Marja Sarvimaki

Psychological resilience aspects that mediate the depressive effects of urinary incontinence in prostate cancer survivors 10 years after treatment with radiation and hormone ablation, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, David R H Christie, Rosemary Bradford, Allison Steigler, and James W. Denham

Radical interventionist property rights - related tools: An Australian response to climate change-driven events, John Sheehan and Ken Rayner


Secondary psychological outcomes in a controlled trial of Emotional Freedom Techniques and cognitive behaviour therapy in the treatment of food cravings, Peta Stapleton, Amy Bannatyne, Hannah Chatwin, Keri-Charle Urzi, Brett Porter, and Terri Sheldon


The avoidance of love: The Piano Teacher (2001) as anti-melodrama, Alison Taylor

Submissions from 2016


Does class attendance predict academic performance in first year psychology tutorials?, Victoria Alexander and Richard Hicks

Built heritage conservation: The implications of cultural racism, segregation and oppression, Johari Hussein Nassor Amar, Lynne Armitage, and Daniel O'Hare

Conservation of a groundwater-dependent mire-dwelling dragonfly: Implications of multiple threatening processes, Ian Baird and Shelley Burgin

Attitudes towards anorexia nervosa: Volitional stigma differences in a sample of pre-clinical medicine and psychology students, Amy Bannatyne and Peta Stapleton

Eating disorder patient experiences of volitional stigma within the healthcare system and views on biogenetic framing: A qualitative perspective, Amy Bannatyne and Peta Stapleton

Working with adult arsonists: Therapeutic process issues, Ryan Bell


Mixed reality in higher education: Pedagogy before technology, James Birt and Michael A. Cowling

How is challenging behaviour associated with depression in boys with an Autism Spectrum Disorder?, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

Which aspects of challenging behaviour are associated with anxiety across two age groups of young males with an Autism Spectrum Disorder?, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

A comparison of Self-vs Parent reports of Generalised Anxiety Disorder symptomatology across six age groups of high functioning boys with an ASD, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

Mothers’ depressive state ‘distorts' the ratings of depression they give for their sons with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

Hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal-axis associations with self- vs. parental ratings of depression in boys with an autism spectrum disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, and Linda L. Agnew

Prevalence, structure and correlates of anxiety-depression in boys with an autism spectrum disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, and Linda L. Agnew

A test of the ‘Parent distortion’ hypothesis when assessing Generalised Anxiety Disorder in boys with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, and Linda L. Agnew

Measuring personal and functional changes in prostate cancer survivors: Development and validation of the FADE: Data from the TROG 03.04 RADAR trial, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, David R.H. Christie, Rosemary Bradford, Allison Steigler, and James W. Denham

Disagreement between mothers' and their sons' with an ASD on ratings of sensory features, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, and Richard Mills

How are sensory features associated with seven anxiety disorders in boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder?, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, and Richard Mills

Secret Diplomacy: Concepts, contexts and cases, Corneliu Bjola and Stuart Murray

Secret Diplomacy: Concepts, contexts and cases, Corneliu Bjola and Stuart Murray

Tools and criteria for ensuring estuarine stock enhancement programs maximise benefits and minimise impacts, C. Blount, P. O'Donnell, K. Reeds, M. D. Taylor, S. Boyd, B. Van derWalt, Daryl McPhee, and M. Lincoln Smith

LISREL analyses of the RIASEC model: Confirmatory and congeneric factor analyses of Holland's Self-Directed Search, Gregory J. Boyle and Sergio Fabris


Hans J. Eysenck and Raymond B. Cattell on intelligence and personality, Gregory J. Boyle, Lazar Stankov, Nicholas G. Martin, K. V. Petrides, Michael W. Eysenck, and Generos Ortet


Digital Australia 2016, Jeffrey Brand and Stewart Todhunter


Digital New Zealand 2016, Jeff Brand and Stewart Todhunter


Jirí Menzel and Jan Patočka on sacrifice, Daniel Brennan

Surfing like a girl: A critique of feminine embodied movement in surfing, Daniel Brennan


Vaclav Havel's Levinas: Timely remarks on humanism, Daniel Brennan

Brand machines, sensory media and calculative culture, Sven Brodmerkel and Nicholas Carah

Wetland loss in the transition to urbanisation: A case study from Western Sydney, Australia, Shelley Burgin, Michael J.M. Franklin, and Loren Hull

Bottled water: Why so popular? A case study from a university campus community, Shelley Burgin, Tony Webb, and Alicia Kasbarian

What about biodiversity? Redefining urban sustainable management to incorporate endemic fauna with particular reference to Australia, Shelly Burgin

Australia’s New Colombo Plan: Enhancing regional soft power through student mobility, Caitlin Byrne

Public diplomacy, Caitlin Byrne

Australian diplomacy today, Caitlin Byrne, Melissa Conley Tyler, and Susan Harris Rimmer

Soils and underground critters, Sarah Cantwell


A comparative analysis of smart city initiatives by China and India - Lessons for India, Kayalvizhi Sundarraj Chandrasekar, Bhishna Bajracharya, and Daniel O'Hare

Global shark attack hotspots: Identifying the underlying factors behind increased unprovoked shark bite incidence, Blake Chapman and Daryl McPhee

The effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Emotional Freedom Techniques in reducing depression and anxiety among adults: A pilot study, Hannah Chatwin, Peta Stapleton, Brett Porter, Sharon Devine, and Terri Sheldon

Governance of heritage buildings: Australian regulatory barriers to adaptive reuse, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, Edwin H W Chan, and Michael Y L Chew


Piloting mixed reality in ICT networking to visualize complex theoretical multi-step problems, Michael A. Cowling and James Birt

Augmenting reality for augmenting reality, Michael A. Cowling, Joshua Tanenbaum, James Birt, and Karen Tanenbaum

Integrity and the virtues of reason: Leading a convincing life, written by Greg Scherkoske (Book Review), Damian Cox

"Le fils" and the limits of philosophical ethics, Damian Cox


Moral beauty in the cinema of the Dardenne brothers, Damian Cox

I am not living next door to no zombie, Damian Cox and Michael Levine

Welcome to Su: The spectral university, Damian Cox and Michael P. Levine

Environmental performance focus in private family firms: The role of social embeddedness, Julie Dekker and Tim Hasso

Where next? Identifying firesetting research priorities, Geoffrey L. Dickens, Rebekah M. Doley, and Therese A. Gannon


Accommodating common mental health issues in mediation, Rebekah Doley


Working in ADR with disputants on the Autism Spectrum, Rebekah Doley


An investigation into the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and coping in Australian volunteer firefighters, Rebekah Doley, Ryan Bell, and Bruce Watt

Introduction: Deliberate firesetting - an overview, Rebekah Doley, Geoffrey L. Dickens, and Therese A. Gannon

The psychology of arson: A practical guide to understanding and managing deliberate firesetters, Rebekah Doley, Geoffrey L. Dickens, and Therese A. Gannon

Interrelationships between trait anxiety, situational stress and mental effort predict phonological processing efficiency, but not effectiveness, Elizabeth Edwards, Mark Edwards, and Michael Lyvers

Individual differences in trait anxiety and goal-commitment predict updating efficiency on the reading span task, Elizabeth Edwards, Mark S. Edwards, and Michael Lyvers

Cognitive trait anxiety, stress and effort interact to predict inhibitory control, Mark S. Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, and Michael Lyvers

Suicide by self-immolation: Causal and contributing factors, Therese Ellis-Smith and Rebekah Doley

The politics and philosophy of Chinese power: The timeless and the timely, R. James Ferguson and Rosita Dellios

Female firesetters, Katarina Fritzon and Sarah Miller

Geographic profiling: Advances in arson investigation, Katarina Fritzon, Pekka Santtila, and Manne Laukkanen

A Meiji Christian Socialist Becomes a Spokesperson for Japan: Kawakami Kiyoshi’s “Pilgrimage in the Sacred Land of Liberty”, Masako Gavin


Maximising Asian ESL learners' communicative oral English via drama, Chamkaur Gill


Beauty in bulk: An examination of Performance and Image Enhancing Drug (PIED) use and attitudes, Terry Goldsworthy and Laura McGillivray