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Book Chapters

Brennan D; Cortis N, 2021, 'Community Services, Individualism and Markets', in McClelland A; Smyth P; Marston G (ed.), Social Policy in Australia: Understanding for Action (4th Edition), Oxford University Press, Docklands, VIC, pp. 310 - 329

Brennan D; Charlesworth S; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2017, 'Out of Kilter: Changing Care, Migration and Employment Regimes in Australia', in Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55086-2_7

Meagher G; Cortis N; Healy K, 2009, 'Strategic challenges in child welfare services: A comparative study of Australia, England and Sweden', in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2009, pp. 215 - 242

Meagher G; Cortis N; Healy K, 2009, 'Strategic challenges in child welfare services: a comparative study of Australia, England, and Sweden', in Rummery K; Greener I; Holden C (ed.), Social Policy Review 21, edn. Social Policy Review, The Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 217 - 246, http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781847423733

Meagher G; Cortis N, 2009, 'The political economy of for-profit paid care: theory and evidence', in King D; Meagher G (ed.), Paid Care in Australia: Politics, Profits, Practices, edn. Original, University of Sydney Press, Sydney, pp. 13 - 42, http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/sup/9781920899295

Cortis N, 2007, 'Using community services: a case study in the politics of recognition', in Connelly J; Leach M; Walsh L (ed.), Recognition in Politics: Theory Policy and Practice, edn. Original, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, pp. 253 - 269

Journal articles

Smyth C; Cullen P; Breckenridge J; Cortis N; valentine K, 2021, 'COVID-19 lockdowns, intimate partner violence and coercive control', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 56, pp. 359 - 373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.162

Cortis N; Foley M; Williamson S, 2021, 'Change agents or defending the status quo? How senior leaders frame workplace gender equality', Gender, Work & Organization, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12742

Cortis N; Smyth C; valentine K; Breckenridge J; Cullen P, 2021, 'Adapting Service Delivery during COVID-19: Experiences of Domestic Violence Practitioners', The British Journal of Social Work, vol. 51, pp. 1779 - 1798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcab105

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2021, 'Commentary on “Regulating disability services: the case of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme quality and safeguarding system” (Hough, 2021)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2021.1966645

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2021, 'Safeguarding in Australia’s new disability markets: Frontline workers’ perspectives', Critical Social Policy, pp. 026101832110206 - 026101832110206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02610183211020693

Smyth C; Cortis N; Powell A, 2021, 'University staff and flexible work: inequalities, tensions and challenges', Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, vol. 43, pp. 489 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2020.1857504

Cortis N; Seymour K; Natalier K; Wendt S, 2020, 'Which models of supervision help retain staff? Findings from Australia’s domestic and family violence and sexual assault workforces', Australian Social Work, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2020.1798480

Natalier K; Cortis N; Seymour K; Wendt S; King D, 2020, 'Workplace Violence Against Domestic and Family Violence and Sexual Assault Workers: A Gendered, Settings-Based Approach', The British Journal of Social Work, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa030

Cortis N; Lee I, 2019, 'Assessing the Financial Reserves of Social Service Charities Involved in Public Service Delivery', Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0899764018815619

Cortis N; Macdonald F; Davidson B; Bentham E, 2018, 'Underpricing care: a case study of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme', International Journal of Care and Caring, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/239788218X15411706368334

Cortis N; Fang Q; Zhenfang D, 2018, 'Social service purchasing in China: Rationale, features, and risks', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 12, pp. 200 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12151

Cortis N; Smyth C; Wade C; Katz I, 2018, 'Changing practice cultures in statutory child protection: Practitioners' perspectives', Child and Family Social Work, vol. 24, pp. 50 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12580

Cortis N; Powell A, 2018, 'Playing catch up? An exploration of supplementary work at home among Australian public servants', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 60, pp. 538 - 559, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185618769340

Powell A; Cortis N, 2017, 'Working Time in Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations: What Influences Prospects for Employee Control?', Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance, vol. 41, pp. 162 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23303131.2016.1236764

Adamson EA; Cortis N; Brennan D; Charlesworth S, 2017, 'Social care and migration policy in Australia: Emerging intersections?', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 52, pp. 78 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.1

Cortis N, 2016, 'Access to Philanthropic and Commercial Income Among Nonprofit Community Service Organisations', Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, vol. 28, pp. 798 - 821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-016-9715-2

Cortis N; Eastman C, 2015, 'Is job control under threat in the human services? Evidence from frontline practitioners in Australia, 2003-2012', Competition and Change, vol. 19, pp. 210 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1024529415580260

Cortis N; Eastman C, 2014, 'Salary sacrificing in Australia: are patterns of uptake and benefit different in the not-for-profit sector?', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol. 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1744-7941.12054

Cortis N; Bullen J; Hamilton M, 2013, 'Sustaining transitions from welfare to work: the perceptions of employers and employment service providers', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 48, pp. 363 - 384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2013.tb00287.x

Cortis N; Patulny RV, 2012, 'Introduction to the Special Issue on emotions in social life and social policy', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 47, pp. 5 - 10, http://search.informit.com.au/fullText;dn=201216234;res=APAFT

Cortis N, 2012, 'Overlooked and under-served? Promoting service use and engagement among 'hard-to-reach' populations', International Journal of Social Welfare, vol. 21, pp. 351 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2397.2011.00825.x

Cortis N; Meagher G, 2012, 'Recognition at Last: Care Work and the Equal Remuneration Case', Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 54, pp. 377 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022185612442278

Craig L; Powell A; Cortis N, 2012, 'Self-employment, work-family time and the gender division of labour', Work, Employment and Society, vol. 26, pp. 716 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017012451642

Cortis N; Meagher G, 2012, 'Social work education as preparation for practice: Evidence from a survey of the New South Wales community sector', Australian Social Work, vol. 65, pp. 295 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2012.707666

Cortis N; Hilferty F; Chan SE, 2011, 'Will they stay or will they go? Retaining managers in voluntary sector community services', Voluntary Sector Review, vol. 2, pp. 277 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204080511X608744

Cortis N, 2009, 'Social Inclusion and Sport: Culturally diverse women`s perspectives', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 44, pp. 91 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.2009.tb00132.x

Cortis N; Meagher G, 2009, 'Women, work and welfare in the activation state: an agenda for Australian research', Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 35, pp. 629 - 651, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=305997321806315;res=IELBUS

Cortis N; Chan SE; Hilferty F, 2009, 'Workforce issues across the family relationship services sector: Models, responses and strategies', Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse, pp. 1 - 22, http://www.aifs.gov.au/afrc/pubs/issues/issues5/issues5.pdf

Cortis N, 2008, 'Evaluating area-based interventions: The case of `Communities for Children`', Children and Society, vol. 22, pp. 112 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2007.00120.x

Cortis N, 2007, 'What do service users think of evaluation? Evidence from family support', Child and family social work, vol. 12, pp. 399 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2206.2007.00495.x

Cortis N; Gibson C, 2005, 'Research collaboration in the child welfare field', Developing Practice, vol. 12, pp. 31 - 38, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=870103265591669;res=IELHSS

Cortis N, 2000, 'Gender, pay equity and human service work: A New South Wales case study', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 35, pp. 49 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361140050002827

Conference Presentations

valentine K; Katz I; Cortis N; Smyth C; Cassells R; Eastman C; Shlonsky A; Duncan A, 2015, 'Determining the impact of child protection reforms: Lessons from the evaluation of Keep Them Safe', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, Sydney, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015

Bullen JE; Cortis N; Hill T, 2015, 'Promoting women’s economic security following domestic violence', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference (ASPC), UNSW Australia, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015

Cortis N; Katz I; Smyth C; valentine K; Wade C, 2015, 'Putting practice first? Practitioners’ perspectives on the implementation of a child-centred model of child protection practice in NSW', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW Sydney, Australia, 28 September 2015 - 30 September 2015

Reports

Cortis N; Blaxland M; Charlesworth S, 2021, Challenges of work, family and care for Australia’s retail, online retail, warehousing and fast food workers, Sydney, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:77843/bin5df0551d-5d63-41be-993e-f098287c1b1c?view=true&xy=01

Blaxland M; Cortis N, 2021, Valuing Australia’s community sector: Better contracting for capacity, sustainability and impact, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ACSS-2021_better-contracting-report.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2021, Meeting community needs in difficult times: experience of Australia’s community sector, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/meeting-community-needs-in-difficut-times_experiences-of-Australias-community-sector_WEB_v2.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Australia's Community Sector and COVID-19: Supporting Communities Through the Crisis, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Australias-community-sector-and-Covid-19_FINAL.pdf

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, Working in new disability markets: A survey of Australia's disability workforce, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb8b85e97714

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb0e680cbb04

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, The profile and pulse of the sector: Findings from the 2019 Australian Community Sector Survey, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2020-ACSS.pdf

Smyth C; Cortis N; Cama E; Giuntoli G; Breckenridge J; valentine K, 2020, Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e4f1f2561956, https://plan4womenssafety.dss.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/1800RESPECT-Evaluation_20200219-wp-4496.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Challenges for Australia’s Community Sector: ERO supplementation, fair funding for fair pay, ACOSS, Sydney


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