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Journal articles

McGann M; O’Sullivan S; Considine M, 2022, 'Good Clients and Hard Cases: The Role of Typologies at the Welfare Front Line', Social Service Review, 96, pp. 435 - 464,

Gelber K; O’Sullivan S, 2021, 'Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws', Australian Journal of Political Science, 56, pp. 19 - 34,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; McGann M; Nguyen P, 2020, 'Contracting personalization by results: Comparing marketization reforms in the UK and Australia', Public Administration, 98, pp. 873 - 890,

Haigh Y; O’Sullivan S, 2020, 'Introduction to the special issue of teaching public policy in Australia', Teaching Public Administration, 38, pp. 3 - 11,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; McGann M; Nguyen P, 2019, 'Locked-in or Locked-out: Can a Public Services Market Really Change?', Journal of Social Policy, pp. 1 - 22,

O'Sullivan S; McGann M; Considine M, 2019, 'The category game and its impact on street-level bureaucrats and jobseekers: An australian case study', Social Policy and Society, 18, pp. 631 - 645,

McGann M; Danneris S; O'Sullivan S, 2019, 'Introduction: Rethinking welfare-to-work for the long-term unemployed', Social Policy and Society

Probyn-Rapsey F; O’Sullivan S; Watt Y, 2019, '‘Pussy Panic’ and Glass Elevators: How Gender is Shaping the Field of Animal Studies', Australian Feminist Studies, 34, pp. 198 - 215,

O'Sullivan S; Watt Y; Probyn-Rapsey F, 2019, 'Tainted Love: The Trials and Tribulations of a Career in Animal Studies', Society and Animals, 27, pp. 361 - 382,

Fawcett P; Legrand T; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan S, 2018, 'Governance, public policy and boundary-making', Australian Journal of Political Science, 53, pp. 480 - 489,

O'Sullivan S; Walker C, 2018, 'From the interpersonal to the internet: social service digitisation and the implications for vulnerable individuals and communities', Australian Journal of Political Science, 53, pp. 1 - 18,

Watt Y; O'Sullivan S; Probyn-Rapsey F, 2018, 'Should we eat our research subjects? advocacy and Animal Studies', Animal Studies Journal, 7, pp. 178 - 205,

McCausland C; Pyke S; O'Sullivan S, 2018, 'The Ethics and Politics of Drones in Animal Activism', Animal Studies Journal, 7, pp. 78 - 103,

Considine M; Nguyen P; O'Sullivan S, 2017, 'New public management and the rule of economic incentives: Australian welfare-to-work from job market signalling perspective', Public Management Review, 20, pp. 1 - 19,

O'Sullivan S; McCausland M; Brenton S, 2017, 'Animal Activists, Civil Disobedience and Global Responses to Transnational Injustice', Res Publica: a journal of legal and social philosophy, 23, pp. 1 - 20,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2017, 'The Policymaker's Dilemma: The Risks and Benefits of a ‘Black Box’ Approach to Commissioning Active Labour Market Programmes', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 52, pp. 229 - 251,

Cochrane A; Garner R; O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Animal ethics and the political', Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 21, pp. 261 - 277,

Sima Y; O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Chinese Animal Protection Law and the Globalisation of Welfare Norms', International Journal of Law in Context, 12, pp. 1 - 23,

Nguyen P; Considine M; O’Sullivan S, 2016, 'Welfare-to-work: experience in the emerging Vietnamese welfare state', Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, 38, pp. 270 - 280,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2015, 'Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profits Organizations - An Australian Study', Contracting-Out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, pp. 55 - 74,

Gallet W; O'Flynn J; Dickinson H; O'Sullivan S, 2015, 'The Promises and Pitfalls of Prime Provider Models in Service Delivery: The Next Phase of Reform in Australia?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, 74, pp. 239 - 248,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'New public management and welfare-to-work in Australia: Comparing the reform agendas of the ALP and the Coalition', Australian Journal of Political Science, 49, pp. 469 - 485,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2014, 'Introduction: Markets and the new welfare - buying and selling the poor', Social Policy and Administration, 48, pp. 119 - 126,

O'Sullivan S; Creed B; Grey J, 2014, ''Low down dirty rat’: popular and moral responses to urban wildlife living in suburban Melbourne', Relations. Beyond Anthropocentrism, 2,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profit Organizations - An Australian Study', Social Policy & Administration, 48, pp. 169 - 187,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'Mission drift?: The third sector and the pressure to be businesslike: Evidence from job services Australia', Third Sector Review, 20, pp. 87 - 108,;dn=535390979767726;res=IELHSS

McCausland C; O’Sullivan S; Brenton S, 2013, 'Trespass, Animals and Democratic Engagement', Res Publica, 19, pp. 205 - 221,

Considine M; O’Sullivan S, 2012, 'Les réformes de l'activation des aides aux chômeurs en Australie', Informations sociales, n° 171, pp. 28 - 37,

Ellis C; McKay R; O'Sullivan S; Twine R; Weller K, 2012, 'The animals & society institute fellowship: Catalyzing work in human-animal studies', Society and Animals, 20, pp. 117 - 122,

Otter C; O'Sullivan S; Ross S, 2012, 'Laying the Foundations for an International Animal Protection Regime', Journal of Animal Ethics, 2, pp. 53 - 72,

Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2012, 'Les réformes de l’activation des aides aux chômeurs en Australie', Informations sociales, 3, pp. 148 - 148,

O'Sullivan S; Bennison R, 2011, 'Riding the crest of a human-animal studies wave', Society and Animals, 19, pp. 333 - 336,

Considine M; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan S, 2011, 'Quasi-markets and service delivery flexibility following a decade of employment assistance reform in Australia', Journal of Social Policy, 40, pp. 811 - 833,

Hadley J; O'Sullivan S, 2009, 'World poverty, animal minds and the ethics of veterinary expenditure', Environmental Values, 18, pp. 361 - 378,

O'Sullivan S, 2008, 'Transparency in Australian animal research regulation – How are we doing?', Australian Animal Protection Law Journal, 1, pp. 15 - 35

O'Sullivan S, 2007, 'Advocating for animals equally from within a liberal paradigm', Environmental Politics, 16, pp. 1 - 14,

O'Sullivan S, 2006, 'Transparency and Animal Research Regulation: An Australian Case Study', Journal of Critical Animal Studies, 4, pp. 1 - 15,

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