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Book Chapters

Blaxland M; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2018, 'Women and care in China', in Shaver S (ed.), Handbook of Gender and Social Policy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 430 - 447, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781785367168

Galea NR; Rogan A; Blaxland M; Powell A; Chappell L; Dainty A; Loosemore M, 2017, 'A new approach to studying gender in construction', in Emuze F; Smallwood J (ed.), Valuing People in Construction, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 113 - 129, https://www.routledge.com/Valuing-People-in-Construction/Emuze-Smallwood/p/book/9781138208216

Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2017, 'Disability and welfare services', in Carillo B; Hood J; Kadeza P (ed.), Handbook of Welfare in China, Edward Elgar, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781783472741

Blaxland M, 2010, 'Mothers and mutual obligation: policy reforming the good mother', in Goodwin S; Huppatz K (ed.), The Good Mother: Contemporary Motherhoods in Australia, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 131 - 151, http://purl.library.usyd.edu.au/sup/9781920899530

Journal articles

Robinson S; Blaxland M; Fisher K; Johnson K; Kuang C; Graham A; Neale K, 2020, 'Recognition in relationships between young people with cognitive disabilities and support workers', Children and Youth Services Review

Pan R; Mao L; He N; Zhang J; Chen K; Liao C; Tang X; Gong X; Blaxland M; De Wit J, 2015, 'Factors associated with establishment-based female sex workers accessing health care services in Shanghai', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 27, pp. 688 - 692, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2015.1005004

Blaxland M; Fisher KR; Shang X, 2015, 'Transitional and Developmental Challenges for Chinese Social Policy', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12047

Zhong L; Blaxland M; Zuo T, 2015, 'Without Rice, Even the Cleverest Housewife Cannot Cook: Sustainable Livelihoods Research in a Poor Chinese Village', Asian Social Work and Policy Review, vol. 9, pp. 3 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aswp.12046

Blaxland M; Shang X; Fisher KR, 2014, 'People Oriented: a New Stage of Social Welfare Development in China', Journal of Social Service Research, vol. 40, pp. 508 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01488376.2014.923801

Blaxland M, 2013, 'Street-level Interpellation: How Government Addresses Mothers Claiming Income Support', Journal of Social Policy, vol. 42, pp. 783 - 797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279413000305

Smyth C; Blaxland M; Cass B, 2011, ''So that's how I found out I was a young carer and that I actually had been a carer most of my life'. Identifying and supporting hidden young carers', Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 14, pp. 145 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2010.506524

Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2011, 'Introduction: moving towards human rights based social policies in China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 67 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000394

Fisher KR; Shang X; Blaxland M, 2011, 'Review Article: human rights based social policies challenges for China', Social Policy and Society, vol. 10, pp. 71 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746410000400

Craig L; Mullan K; Blaxland M, 2010, 'Parenthood, policy and work-family time in Australia 1992--2006', Work Employment and Society, vol. 24, pp. 27 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017009353778

Cass B; Blaxland M; Smyth C, 2008, '‘So that’s how I found out I was a young carer and that I actually had been a carer most of my life.’ Identifying and supporting hidden young carers', Family Tax Benefit Part B: Where to from here?, vol. 14, pp. 145 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2010.506524

Conference Papers

Loosemore M; Powell A; Blaxland M; Galea N; Dainty A; Chappell L, 2015, 'Rapid Ethnography in Construction Gender Research', in Raiden AB; Aboagye-Nimo E (ed.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual ARCOM Conference, Association of Researchers in Construction, Lincoln, UK, pp. 1271 - 1280, presented at 31st Annual ARCOM Conference, Lincoln, UK, 07 September 2015 - 09 September 2015, http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/dc4c21ee09164587bbefd953e423d7a3.pdf

Blaxland M, 2009, 'Welfare to work activity agreements, or how to reduce mothers’ autonomy by requiring they do what they are already doing', in Proceedings from the ASPC, SPRC, UNSW, presented at Australian Social Policy Conference: An Inclusive Society? Practicalities and Possibilities, Sydney, 08 July 2009 - 10 July 2009, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/File/Paper300.pdf

Smyth C; Cass B; Blaxland M, 2008, 'So that’s how I found out I was a young carer and that I actually had been a carer most of my life.’ Identifying and supporting hidden young carers', in So that’s how I found out I was a young carer and that I actually had been a carer most of my life.’ Identifying and supporting hidden young carers, Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, Australia, presented at Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, Australia, -

Conference Presentations

Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Purcal C; Brennan D, 2009, 'Integrated services: voices and silences from Australian history', presented at NIFeTY, Melbourne, 01 February 2009

Smyth C; Cass B; Blaxland M, 2008, 'So that’s how I found out I was a young carer and that I actually had been a carer most of my life.’ Identifying and supporting hidden young carers', presented at Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 09 July 2008 - 11 July 2008

Reports

Blaxland M; Fisher K; Purcal C; Robinson S; Frances QF; Pearson Gotting M; Kayess R, 2020, National Disability Insurance Scheme: People who self manage their NDIS plan, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5f56b3c1d3c0d, https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Plan%20management%20types%20analysis%20-%2031%20August%202020docx.pdf

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

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

Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Thomson C; Blaxland M; valentine K; MacAndrew S, 2020, Aftercare: Stories of resourcefulness, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e5495e950acc

Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Thomson C; Blaxland M; valentine K; MacAndrew S, 2020, Education: Stories of resourcefulness, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e5496264ccdd

Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Thomson C; Blaxland M; MacAndrew S, 2020, Housing: Stories of resourcefulness, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e5496d176054

Li B; Shang X; Cui Y; Blaxland M, 2020, Migration, urbanisation, climate change and children in China—issues from child rights perspective, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ea7aa6432d2c

Thomson C; Blaxland M; Skattebol J; Hamilton M; valentine K, 2020, Stories of housing and home: A snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e57337b739e0

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Demand for Community Services Snapshot 2019, ACOSS, Sydney

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Training and workforce development in Specialist Homelessness Services, SPRC, UNSW Sydney

Skattebol J; Hamilton M; Thomson C; Blaxland M; valentine K, 2019, Stories of aftercare services and support needs after leaving care: A snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, SPRC Report 11/19, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5ce5ed1459df0

Blaxland M; Skattebol J; Thomson C; Hamilton M; valentine K, 2019, Stories of educational engagement among young people with complex needs: A snapshot from the Stories of Resourcing and Resourcefulness project, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5dba2942b3cbe

Cortis N; Blaxland M; Breckenridge J; valentine K; Mahoney N; Chung D; Cordier R; Chen Y; Green D, 2018, National Survey of Workers in the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Sectors, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5ab1c0e110f

Robinson S; Graham A; Fisher KR; Meltzer A; Blaxland M; Johnson K, 2017, Preventing abuse and promoting personal safety in young people with disability, https://rcypd.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/FINAL-Preventing-Abuse-Report.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in Specialist Homelessness Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 08/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/592628989f0ab

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in the NSW Community Services Sector, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 07/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59598d047c984

Blaxland M; Adamson E, 2017, Comparative Perspectives on Family Day Care: Structure, Regulation, and Research Gaps, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 06/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/590152eadb59f, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Comparative_Perspectives_final.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of the Community Service Sector in the Australian Capital Territory, 2016, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 19/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_ACT_2016_FINAL.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_42414

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Sector, 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/The_State_of_Tasmanias_Community_Service_Sector_2015__FINAL.pdf

Blaxland M; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2016, Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report, 01/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Perspectives_on_quality_in_Australian_family_day_care__Final_report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38896

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2015, State of the Community Service Sector in NSW 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 07/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__State_of_the_Community_Service_Sector_in_NSW_2015.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38147

Thompson A; Blaxland M; valentine K; Sawrikar P, 2015, Co-design and Family Agency Capacity Research Project: Final Report, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 1/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Codesign_and_Family_Agency_Capacity.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland, M ; Brennan, D ; Adamson, E , 2014, Family Day Care at the Crossroads: Quality and Sustainability in Uncertain Times, Social Policy Research Centre, NSW Family Day Care Association, 24/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Family_Day_Care_at_the_crossroads_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39280

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2014, The state of the community service sector in New South Wales 2014, UNSW, Council of Social Service of New South Wales, SPRC Report, 4/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_NSW_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39292

Jenkins BL; Blaxland M; Adamson E; Brennan D; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2014, Insights into child care and early education: Dandenong and surrounds, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 5/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Dandenong.pdf

Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Adamson E; Purcal C; Hill T; Jenkins B; Williams F, 2014, Families at the Centre: What do low income families say about care and education for their young children?, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, SPRC 28/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2014_Families_at_the_Centre__What_do_low_income_families_say.pdf

Purcal C; Adamson E; Brennan D; Blaxland M; Jenkins BL; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Caboolture, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 21/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Caboolture.pdf

Jenkins BL; Adamson E; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Fitzroy, 23/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Fitzroy.pdf

Purcal C; Adamson E; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Jenkins BL; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Marrickville, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, 24/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Marrickville.pdf

Adamson E; Brennan D; Blaxland M; Jenkins BL; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into early child care and education: Elizabeth Grove, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__ElizabethGrove.pdf


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