Scholarly papers and presentations by staff in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Documents from 2012

Playing e-textbooks ends the stale, mate, Jeffrey Brand


A different crossroads: Meeting the devil in cultural studies, Marcus Breen


Killing the thing you love: Predator drones, wilful neglect and the end of the internet, Marcus Breen

Privileged migration: American undergraduates, study abroad, academic tourism, Marcus Breen

Antisocial personality disorder and therapeutic justice court programs, Andrew Cannon, Rebekah Doley, Claire Ferguson, and Nathan Brooks


Gruen Nation: Dissecting the show, not the business, Nicholas Carah, Sven Brodmerkel, and Angie Knaggs

Naming and shaming of Indigenous youth in the justice system: An exploratory study of the impact in the Northern Territory, Duncan Chappell and Robyn Lincoln

Sustained development of participatory curricula and resources, merging theory with relevant industry practice, to engage communication students in deeper learning, Michele Clark

Judgment, deliberation, and the self-effacement of moral theory, Damian Cox

Thinking through film: Doing philosophy, watching movies, Damian Cox and Michael P. Levine


Can digital natives level-up in a gamified curriculum?, Penny de Byl

Holistic game development with unity: An all-in-one guide to implementing game mechanics, art, design and programming, Penny de Byl

Glide: Towards an intelligent kinesthetic learning space for teaching dance, Penny de Byl, James Birt, and Muqeem Khan

Challenges for global economic security, Rosita Dellios


China and outer space, Rosita Dellios

Power and excitement in arson: The case of firefighter arson, Rebekah M. Doley and Kenneth R. Fineman

Assessment of firesetters, Rebekah M. Doley and Bruce D. Watt

Examining the role of similarity coefficients and the value of behavioural themes in attempts to link serial arson offences, Holly Ellingwood, Rebecca Mugford, Craig Bennell, Tamara Melnyk, and Katarina Fritzon

Descriptors of pain sensation: A dual hierarchical model of latent structure, Ephrem Fernandez, Robert Vargas, Michael Mahometa, Somayaji Ramamurthy, and Gregory J. Boyle

The news triumvirate, Susan Forde and Jane Johnston

Theories on arson: The action systems model, Katarina Fritzon


The multi-trajectory theory of adult firesetting (M-TTAF), Therese A. Gannon, Caoilte Ó Ciardha, Rebekah M. Doley, and Emma Alleyne

Abe Isoo and baseball - New social relations beyond the family-state institution, Masako Gavin

Motivating ESL learners to speak in English through drama: Adopting identities, Chamkaur Gill


Process drama: Bridging the arts and the sciences, Chamkaur Gill

Real-life: Authentic journalism assessment, student motivation and active learning, Caroline Graham

Method of test administration as a factor in test validity: The use of a personality questionnaire in the prediction of cancer and coronary heart disease, Ronald Grossarth-Maticek, H. J. Eysenck, and Gregory J. Boyle

Assessing differences in emotion recognition and short term memory for young old, middle old and older adults, Richard Hicks, Victoria Alexander, and Mark Bahr

Peer attachment and career indecision, Richard E. Hicks and Victoria Alexander

'Ordinary men' or 'evil monsters'?: An action systems model of genocidal actions and characterisics of perpetrators, Kerrilee Hollows and Katarina Fritzon

Opening the windows on diplomacy: A comparison of the domestic dimension of public diplomacy in Canada and Australia, Ellen Huijgh and Caitlin Byrne

Behind the wheel in the line of fire: A preliminary study of violence against bus drivers from a crime prevention perspective, Yolande Huntingdon and Robyn Lincoln

The 'intrusion of women painters': Ethel Anderson, modern art and gendered modernities in interwar Sydney, Australia, Jane Hunt


Renaissance 3.0: Speaking design, Janet Jervis

Courts' new visibility 2.0, Jane Johnston

A woman is being beaten and maybe she likes it? Approaching Song of Songs 5:2-7, Julie Kelso

Creating tangible cultural learning opportunities for Indigenous dance with motion detecting technology, Muqeem Khan and Penny de Byl

Disinfection By-Product Minimisation by Organic and Inorganic Precursor Removal, Nicole Knight, Maria José Farré, Kalinda Watson, Jurg Keller, Wolfgang Gernjak, Frederic Leusch, Michael Bartkow, James Birt, and Paul Burrell

No-one knows you're a dog on the Internet: Implications for proactive police investigations of sexual offenders, Robyn Lincoln and Ian R. Coyle

Rash impulsiveness and reward sensitivity in relation to risky drinking by university students: Potential roles of frontal systems, Michael Lyvers, Helen Duff, Vanessa Basch, and Mark S. Edwards

Alexithymia and alcohol: The roles of punishment sensitivity and drinking motives, Michael Lyvers, Penelope Hasking, Bonnie Albrecht, and Fred Arne Thorberg

Illicit use of LSD or Psilocybin, but not MDMA or nonpsychedelic drugs, is associated with mystical experiences in a dose-dependent manner, Michael Lyvers and Molly Meester

Alexithymia in relation to parental alcoholism, everyday frontal lobe functioning and alcohol consumption in a non-clinical sample, Michael Lyvers, Roy Onuoha, Fred Arne Thorberg, and Christina Samios


Motivational changes and their affecting factors among students from different cultural backgrounds, Masanori Matsumoto

Bushfire and wildfire arson: Arson risk assessment in the Australian context, Troy E. McEwan, Rebekah M. Doley, and Mairead Dolan

Sex trafficking: The dark side of the Australian sex industry?, Dianne McInnes and Paul Wilson

The two halves of sports-diplomacy, Stuart Murray

Towards an enhanced understanding of diplomacy as the business of peace, Stuart Murray

Couples coping with multiple sclerosis: A dyadic perspective on the roles of mindfulness and acceptance, K. I. Pakenham and Christina Samios

The news of the world scandal and the Australian privacy debate, Roger Patching


The legacy of the baby boomers or the French social system? Issues of equality and brain drain, Marie-Claire Patron

Behind the rankings of Pacific nations in the 2011-12 World Press Freedom Index, Mark Pearson

Blogging and tweeting without getting sued: A global guide to the law for anyone writing online, Mark Pearson

Mental illness, the law and the news media: Competing rights and interests, Mark Pearson

Regulating the interaction between the news media and the vunerable- The Australian experience, Mark Pearson

The media regulation debate in a democracy lacking a free expression guarantee, Mark Pearson

Criminal profiling: Behavioural consistency, the homology assumption and case linkage, Wayne Petherick and Claire Ferguson

The moderating effects of mindfulness on psychological distress and emotional eating behaviour, Aileen M. Pidgeon, Klaire Lacota, and James Champion

Finding benefits in the aftermath of Australia's Black Saturday bushfires: Can distant witnesses find benefits and do benefits found relate to better adjustment?, Christina Samios and Kerrilee Hollows

Sense making and benefit in couples who have a child with Asperger syndrome: An application of the Actor-Partner Independence Model, Christina Samios, Kenneth I. Pakenham, and Kate Sofronoff

Secondary traumatic stress and adjustment in therapists who work with sexual violence survivors: The moderating role of posttraumatic growth, Christina Samios, Amber K. Rodzik, and Lisa Abel

Do prostate cancer patients suffer more from depressed mood or anhedonia?, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, and David H.R. Christie

How prostate cancer patients cope: Evaluation and refinement of the Prostate Cancer Patients' Coping Strategies Questionnaire, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, and David R.H. Christie

Clinical benefits of Emotional Freedom Techniques on food cravings at 12-months follow-up: A randomized controlled trial, Peta B. Stapleton, Teri Sheldon, and Brett Porter


Practical application of Emotional Freedom Techniques for food cravings, Peta B. Stapleton, Terri Sheldon, and Brett Porter


Use of the Booklet Category Test to assess abstract concept formation in schizophrenic disorders, Stanley R. Steindl and Gregory J. Boyle

Self-report psychopathy in an Australian community sample, Bruce Watt and Nathan Brooks

Enhancing treatment participation in CAMHS among families of conduct problem children: Effectiveness study of a clinician training programme, Bruce Watt, Mark R. Dadds, Denisse Best, and Catherine Daviess

Axis I mental health disorders and sexual offending, Bruce D. Watt and Tania Withington

'The winds of change are blowing': Australian psychiatry and anti-psychiatry in the 1960s, Emily Wilson

Working together? Medical professionals, gay community organisations and the response to HIV/AIDS in Australia, 1983-1985, Emily Wilson and Shirleene Robinson


导言, 乔纳森 H. 平

Documents from 2011

Dealing with uncertainty in life commitment: Deciding on a career, Victoria Alexander, Richard Hicks, and Dee Bartrum

Integrating intelligence and personality, Elizabeth J. Austin, Gregory J. Boyle, Gary Groth-Marnat, Gerald Matthews, Donald H. Saklofske, Vicki L. Schwean, and Moshe Zeidner

The impact of students' 'internally' versus 'externally' oriented coping strategies upon anxiety and depression: Implications for counselling processes, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher Sharpley, Aspasia S. Aroutzidis, and Dimity Smith

Sub-Saharan African randomised clinical trials into male circumcision and HIV transmission: Methodological, ethical and legal concerns, Gregory J. Boyle and George Hill


The case for boosting infant male circumcision in the face of rising heterosexual transmission of HIV... and now the case against, Gregory J. Boyle and George Hill


iWant does not equal iWill: Correlates of mobile learning with iPads, e-textbooks, BlackBoard Mobile Learn and a blended learning experience, Jeffrey Brand, Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban

Do the math: Cultural studies into public policy needs a new equation, Marcus Breen

The internet, gender and identity: Proletarianization as selective essentialism, Marcus Breen

Uprising: The internet's unintended consequences, Marcus Breen

Identification of seagrasses in the gut of a marine herbivorous fish using DNA barcoding and visual inspection techniques, A. Chelsky Budarf, D.D. Burfeind, W.K.W. Loh, and I.R. Tibbetts


Campaigning for a seat on the UN Security Council: a middle power reflection on the role of public diplomacy, Caitlin Byrne

From cheeseburgers to chopsticks, Caitlin Byrne

The Twitter effect, Caitlin Byrne


Australia's international education as public diplomacy: Soft power potential, Caitlin Byrne and Rebecca Hall

An introduction to crime reconstruction, William Jerry Chisum and Brent E. Turvey

Stress and stress resilience, emotional intelligence, and perfectionism in an Australian workplace sample, Margo Crowther and Richard Hicks

Designing games to motivate student cohorts through targeted game genre selection, Penny de Byl and Jeffrey Brand

Technology intervention for the preservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), Penny de Byl and Muqeem Khan


International relations theory and Chinese philosophy, Rosita Dellios

Risk factors and risk assessment in juvenile fire-setting, Mairead Dolan, Troy E. McEwan, Rebekah Doley, and Katarina Fritzon


Risk factors for recidivistic arson in adult offenders, Rebekah Doley, Kenneth Fineman, Katarina Fritzon, Mairead Dolan, and Troy E. McEwan

Disinfection By-Products in South East Queensland: Assessing Potential Effects of Transforming Disinfectants in the SEQ Water Grid, Maria José Farré, Hollie King, J Keller, Wolfgang Gernjak, Nicole Knight, Kalinda Watson, G Shaw, Frederic Leusch, R Sadler, James Birt, M Bartkow, and P Burrell

Interpreting motive, Jodi Freeman and Brent E. Turvey

Juvenile fire-setting: A review of treatment programs, Katarina Fritzon, Mairead Dolan, Rebekah Doley, and Troy E. McEwan

Looking at the characteristics of adult arsonists from a narrative perspective, Katarina Fritzon, Heather Lewis, and Rebekah Doley


Abe Isoo and Kawakami Hajime in interwar Japan - Economic reform or revolution?, Masako Gavin

The relationship between coping strategies, alcohol expectancies, drinking motives and drinking behaviour, Penelope Hasking, Michael Lyvers, and Cassandra Carlopio

Aftershocks: Sense and nonsense making in a disorganized narrative, Donna F. Henson