1994 …2022

Research output per year

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Research Outputs

2020

Impression management in the market for residential care for children and youth in Sweden

Shanks, E., Lundström, T., Meagher, G., Sallnäs, M. & Wiklund, S., 15 May 2020, In : Social Policy and Administration. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Meeting the social and emotional support needs of older people using aged care services

Meagher, G., Cortis, N., Charlesworth, S. & Taylor, W., 23 Oct 2019, Sydney: Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, and RMIT University. 92 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
974 Downloads (Pure)

The politics of profit in Swedish welfare services: four decades of Social Democratic ambivalence

Meagher, G. & Szebehely, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Critical Social Policy. 39, 3, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018
Open Access
File
255 Downloads (Pure)

Nordic eldercare – weak universalism becoming weaker?

Szebehely, M. & Meagher, G., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of European Social Policy. 28, 3, p. 294-308 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Private interests and problem frames in social policy reform

Meagher, G. & Wilkins, D. P., 22 Sep 2018, In : Critical approaches to discourse analysis across disciplines. 10, 2, p. 1-29 29 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2017

Australia: the care challenge

Heron, A., Cooper, R. & Meagher, G., 2017, Women, work and care in the Asia-Pacific. Baird, M., Ford, M. & Hill, E. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 167-181 15 p. (ASAA women in Asia series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Big business in a thin market: understanding the privatization of residential care for children and youth in Sweden

Meagher, G., Lundström, T., Sallnäs, M. & Wiklund, S., 1 Dec 2016, In : Social Policy and Administration. 50, 7, p. 805-823 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

How institutions matter for job characteristics, quality and experiences: a comparison of home care work for older people in Australia and Sweden

Meagher, G., Szebehely, M. & Mears, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Work, Employment & Society. 30, 5, p. 731-749 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
115 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Introduction: capturing marketisation in Australian social policy

Meagher, G. & Goodwin, S., 2015, Markets, rights and power in Australian social policy. Meagher, G. & Goodwin, S. (eds.). Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press, p. 1-27 27 p. (Public and social policy series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introduction

Open Access

Markets, rights and power in Australian social policy

Meagher, G. (ed.) & Goodwin, S. (ed.), 2015, Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press. 375 p. (Public and social policy series)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Open Access

The politics of market encroachment: policymaker rationales and voter responses

Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., 2015, Markets, rights and power in Australian social policy. Meagher, G. & Goodwin, S. (eds.). Sydney: Sydney University Press, p. 29-96 68 p. (Public and social policy series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2014

Persistent inequalities: The distribution of money, time and care

Meagher, G., 2014, Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy. Schroeder, S. K. & Chester, L. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 79-100 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)
2013
50 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term care in Sweden: trends, actors, and consequences

Meagher, G. & Szebehely, M., 1 Jan 2013, Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europe: Investigating Institutional Change and Social Impacts. Ranci, C. & Pavolini, E. (eds.). New York: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 55-78 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

19 Citations (Scopus)

Marketisation in Nordic eldercare: a research report on legislation, oversight, extent and consequences

Anttonen, A., Meagher, G., Vabø, M., Christensen, K., Jacobsen, F. F., Trœtteberg, H. D., Banerjee, A., Armstrong, P., Harrington, C., Erlandsson, S., Storm, P., Stranz, A., Szebehely, M., Trydegård, G-B., Karsio, O., Bertelsen, T. M. & Rostgaard, T., 2013, Stockholm, Sweden: Stockholm University. (Stockholm studies in social work; vol. 30)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
2012

A new role for government? Trends in social policy preferences since the mid-1980s

Wilson, S., Meagher, G. & Hermes, K., 2012, Australia: identity, fear and governance in the 21st century. Pietsch, J. & Aarons, H. (eds.). Canberra, ACT: Australian National University, p. 107-131 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Equality in the social service state: Nordic childcare models in comparative perspective

Meagher, G. & Szebehely, M., 2012, Changing social equality: the Nordic welfare model in the 21st century. Kvist, J., Fitzell, J., Hvinden, B. & Kangas, O. (eds.). Bristol, UK: Policy Press, p. 89-117 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Recognition at Last: Care Work and the Equal Remuneration Case

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 54, 3, p. 377-385 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Social Work Education as Preparation for Practice: Evidence from a Survey of the New South Wales Community Sector

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., Sep 2012, In : Australian Social Work. 65, 3, p. 295-310 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The social division of welfare knowledge: Policy stratification and perceptions of welfare reform in Australia

Wilson, S., Hermes, K. & Meagher, G., Jul 2012, In : Policy and politics. 40, 3, p. 323-346 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Private financing of elder care in Sweden: arguments for and against

Meagher, G. & Szebehely, M., 2010, Stockholm: Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm, Sweden. 32 p. (Working Paper; vol. 2010, no. 1)

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access

Social policy for social change

Fawcett, B., Goodwin, S., Meagher, G. & Phillips, R., 2010, South Yarra, Victoria: Palgrave Macmillan. 250 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
12 Downloads (Pure)
2009

Introduction: politics, profits and practices in child and aged care

King, D. & Meagher, G., 2009, Paid care in Australia: politics, profits, practices. King, D. & Meagher, G. (eds.). Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introduction

Open Access

Neoliberalism, new public management and the human service professions: Introduction to the special issue

Connell, R., Fawcett, B. & Meagher, G., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Sociology. 45, 4, p. 331-338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Paid care in Australia: politics, profits, practices

King, D. (ed.) & Meagher, G. (ed.), 2009, Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press. 252 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Retaining novices to become expert child protection practitioners: Creating career pathways in direct practice

Healy, K., Meagher, G. & Cullin, J., Mar 2009, In : British Journal of Social Work. 39, 2, p. 299-317 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Strategic challenges in child welfare services: a comparative study of Australia, England and Sweden

Meagher, G., Cortis, N. & Healy, K., 2009, Social policy review 21: analysis and debate in social policy, 2009. Rummery, K., Greener, I. & Holden, C. (eds.). Bristol, UK: Policy Press, p. 215-242 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

The political economy of for-profit paid care: theory and evidence

Meagher, G. & Cortis, N., 2009, Paid care in Australia: politics, profits, practices. King, D. & Meagher, G. (eds.). Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press, p. 13-42 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Women, work and welfare in the activation state: an agenda for Australian research

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., 2009, In : Australian bulletin of labour. 35, 4, p. 629-651 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Working in human services: How do experiences and working conditions in child welfare social work compare?

Tham, P. & Meagher, G., Jul 2009, In : British Journal of Social Work. 39, 5, p. 807-827 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Communities and change: selected papers

Bottrell, D. (ed.) & Meagher, G. (ed.), 2008, Sydney University Press. 317 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Richer, but more unequal: Perceptions of inequality in Australia 1987-2005

Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Australian Political Economy. 61, p. 220-243 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)
2007

A caring society: care and the dilemmas of human service in the 21st century

Meagher, G., 2007, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 42, 2, p. 275-276 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition review

Are unions regaining popular legitimacy in Australia?

Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., 2007, Australian social attitudes. 2, Citizenship, work and aspirations. Denemark, D., Meagher, G., Wilson, S., Western, M. & Phillips, T. (eds.). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, p. 195-216 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Australian social attitudes 2: citizenship, work and aspirations

Denemark, D. (ed.), Meagher, G. (ed.), Wilson, S. (ed.), Western, M. (ed.) & Phillips, T. (ed.), 2007, Sydney: UNSW Press.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Becoming an Industry: The Struggle of Social and Community Workers for Award Coverage, 1976–2001

Briggs, C., Meagher, G. & Healy, K., 2007, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 49, 4, p. 497-521 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Contested, corporatised and confused? Australian attitudes to child care

Meagher, G., 2007, Kids count: better early childhood education and care in Australia. Hill, E., Pocock, B. & Elliott, A. (eds.). Sydney, NSW: Sydney University Press, p. 137-153 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Howard's welfare state: how popular is the new social policy agenda

Wilson, S. & Meagher, G., 2007, Australian social attitudes. 2, Citizenship, work and aspirations. Denemark, D., Meagher, G., Wilson, S., Western, M. & Phillips, T. (eds.). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, p. 262-285 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social workers' preparation for child protection: Revisiting the question of specialisation

Healy, K. & Meagher, G., Sep 2007, In : Australian Social Work. 60, 3, p. 321-335 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

The challenge of the care workforce: Recent trends and emerging problems

Meagher, G., Dec 2007, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 42, 2, p. 151-167 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Who cares? Volume 2: employment structure and incomes in the Australian care workforce

Meagher, G. & Healy, K., Jan 2006, Strawberry Hills, NSW: Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS). 98 p. (ACOSS Papers; no. 141)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2005

Are Australians open to globalisation?

Marsh, I., Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., 2005, Australian social attitudes: the first report. Wilson, S., Meagher, G., Gibson, R., Denemark, D. & Western, M. (eds.). Sydney: UNSW Press, p. 240-257 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Australian social attitudes: the first report

Wilson, S. (ed.), Meagher, G. (ed.), Gibson, R. (ed.), Denemark, D. (ed.) & Western, M. (ed.), 2005, Sydney: UNSW Press.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Where to for the welfare state? Attitudes to spending, welfare and social services

Wilson, S., Meagher, G. & Breusch, T., 2005, Australian social attitudes: the first report. Wilson, S., Meagher, G., Gibson, R., Denemark, D. & Western, M. (eds.). Sydney: UNSW Press, p. 101-121 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Who cares? Volume 1: a profile of care workers in Australia's community service industries

Meagher, G. & Healy, K., Jun 2005, Strawberry Hills, NSW: Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS). 93 p. (ACOSS Papers; no. 140)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2004

Modernising social work and the ethics of care

Meagher, G. & Parton, N., 2004, In : Social Work & Society. 2, 1, p. 10-27 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Survey Article: Feminism in the Dismal Science

Meagher, G. & Nelson, J. A., Mar 2004, In : Journal of Political Philosophy. 12, 1, p. 102-126 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)