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Lupton D; Southerton C; Clark M; Watson A, 2021, The Face Mask in COVID Times: A Sociomaterial Analysis, De Gruyter, Berlin

Book Chapters

Southerton C; Taylor E, 2021, 'Dataveillance and the Dividuated Self: The Everyday Digital Surveillance of Young People', in Arrigo B; Sellars B (ed.), The Pre-Crime Society Crime, Culture and Control in the Ultramodern Age, Policy Press

Southerton C, 2020, 'Datafication', in Schintler L; McNeely C (ed.), Encyclopedia of Big Data, Springer, Cham,

Southerton C; McCann H, 2019, 'Queerbaiting and Real Person Slash: The Case of Larry Stylinson', in Brennan J (ed.), Queerbaiting and Fandom Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities, University of Iowa Press, pp. 161 - 163

Southerton C; Damkaer M; Albrechtslund A, 2019, 'Photo Sharing as Participatory Surveillance', in Cultures of Participation Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions, Routledge

Southerton C; Bruce M, 2019, 'Beyond Human (Un)Belonging: Intimacies and the impersonal in Black Mirror', in Tsalapatanis A; Bruce M; Bissell D; Keane H (ed.), Social Beings, Future Belongings: Reimagining the Social, Routledge, London, pp. 107 - 121

Southerton C, 2014, 'Zombies, Run! Rethinking Immersion in Light of Nontraditional Gaming Contexts', in Polson D; Cook AM; Velikovsky JT (ed.), Transmedia Practice: A Collective Approach, pp. 132 - 141,

Journal articles

Southerton C, 2021, 'Research Perspectives on TikTok & Its Legacy Apps| Lip-Syncing and Saving Lives: Healthcare Workers on TikTok', International Journal of Communication, vol. 15,

Lupton D; Southerton C, 2021, 'The thing-power of the Facebook assemblage: Why do users stay on the platform?', Journal of Sociology,

Rasmussen ML; Southerton C; Fela G; Marshall D; Cover R; Aggleton P, 2020, 'Playing Recognition Politics: Queer Theoretical Reflections on Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Youth Social Policy in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 49, pp. 2341 - 2352,

Southerton C; Taylor E, 2020, 'Habitual Disclosure: Routine, Affordance, and the Ethics of Young Peoples Social Media Data Surveillance', Social Media and Society, vol. 6, pp. 205630512091561 - 205630512091561,

Southerton C; Marshall D; Aggleton P; Rasmussen ML; Cover R, 2020, 'Restricted modes: Social media, content classification and LGBTQ sexual citizenship', New Media & Society, pp. 146144482090436 - 146144482090436,

McCann H; Southerton C, 2019, 'Repetitions of desire queering the one direction fangirl', Girlhood Studies, vol. 12, pp. 49 - 65,

Southerton C, 2018, 'Sociology and the New Materialism: Theory, Research, Action', Journal OF Sociology, vol. 54, pp. 156 - 158,

Conference Papers

McCann H; Southerton C, 2019, 'FANGIRLS AND FAKE NEWS: DIGITAL ETHNOGRAPHY AND THE AFFECTS OF FANDOM', in AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, University of Illinois Libraries,


Southerton C, 2021, Sydney businesses targeted in COVID-19 safety blitz after 'complacency' sets in

Watson A; Clark M; Southerton C; Lupton D, 2021, Fieldwork at your fingertips: creative methods for social research under lockdown,

Southerton C; Clark M, 2021, 10am brunch, 1pm Kmart: when the media pokes fun at someone’s lifestyle, it’s harder for the next person to get COVID tested,

Lupton D; Watson A; Southerton C; Clark M, 2020, From scary pumpkins to bridal bling, how masks are becoming a normal part of our lives in Australia,

Southerton C, 2020, Queensland’s coronavirus controversy: past pandemics show us public shaming could harm public health,

Rasmussen ML; Aggleton P; Southerton C; Marshall D; Cover R; Newman C, 2018, "It was just nice to see they existed”. The importance of having LGBTQ teachers who are ‘out’ at school.,

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