Associate Professor Kate Huppatz


Photo of Dr Kate HuppatzAssociate Professor Kate Huppatz is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University and a School-based member of the Institute for Culture and Society. Her research explores the relations between gender, social class, occupations and mothering. Kate's publications include the books: The good mother: contemporary motherhoods in Australia (with Susan Goodwin, 2010), Gender capital at work: intersections of femininity, masculinity, class and occupation (2012), and Identity and belonging (with Mary Hawkins and Amie Matthews, 2016). She is currently working on a monograph titled Gender, work and social theory. Kate is joint Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Sociology and is a member of the Sexualities and Genders Research Network.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, 2007, Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Sydney

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 2002, Department of Sociology and Policy Studies, The University of Sydney

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Selected Publications

Books

Huppatz, K (forthcoming), Gender, work and social theory, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire.

Huppatz, K, Hawkins, M & Matthews, A (eds) 2016, Identity and belonging (opens in a new window), Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire.

Huppatz, K 2012, Gender capital at work: intersections of femininity, masculinity, class and occupation, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire.

Goodwin, S & Huppatz, K (eds) 2010, The good mother: contemporary motherhoods in Australia, SUP, Sydney.

Books Chapters

Huppatz, KE & Dagistanli, S 2017, ‘Gender roles’, in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Wiley-Blackwell, London, pp. 1–2.

Hawkins, M, Huppatz, K & Matthews, A 2016, 'Introduction', in M Hawkins, K Huppatz & A Matthews (eds), Identity and belonging (opens in a new window), Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 1-10.

Huppatz, K 2016, 'Gender', in K Huppatz, M Hawkins & A Matthews (eds), Identity and belonging (opens in a new window), Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 40-56.

Huppatz, K 2016, 'Work', in K Huppatz, M Hawkins & A Matthews (eds), Identity and belonging (opens in a new window), Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 139-153.

Huppatz, K 2014, 'Pierre Bourdieu: healthy lifestyles, the family and social class', in F Collyer (ed.), Palgrave handbook of social theory for health, illness and medicine, Palgrave Macmillan, UK.

Huppatz, K 2014, 'Theories of vertical segregation in feminised occupations: rethinking dominant perspectives and making use of Bourdieu', in A Broadbridge & S Fielden (eds), Handbook of gendered careers in management: getting in, getting on, getting out, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 179-193.

Journal Articles

Huppatz, KE & Ross-Smith, A 2017, ‘A discipline at the crossroads?: using a gender-inspired paradigm to reposition the sociology of work and employment’, Journal of Sociology, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 756–770.

Triandafilidis, Z, Ussher, JM, Perz, J & Huppatz, K 2017, ‘Doing and undoing femininities: an intersectional analysis of young women’s smoking and gender identity’ (opens in a new window), Feminism & Psychology, DOI: 10.1177/0959353517693030.

Triandafilidis, Z, Ussher, JM, Perz, J & Huppatz, K 2017, ‘An intersectional analysis of women’s experiences of smoking-related stigma’, Qualitative Health Research, vol. 27, no. 10.

Triandafilidis, Z, Ussher, JM, Perz, J & Hupputz, K 2017, ‘It’s one of those “It’ll never happen to me” things’: young women’s constructions of smoking and risk', Health, Risk and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13698575.2017.1384801.

Huppatz, K & Goodwin, S 2013, 'Masculinised jobs, feminised jobs and men's "gender capital" experiences: understanding occupational segregation in Australia' (opens in a new window), Journal of Sociology, vol. 9, no. 2-3, pp. 291-208.

Huppatz, K and Ross-Smith, A 2010, 'Management, women and gender capital', Gender, Work and Organization, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 547-566.

Huppatz, K 2010, 'Class and career choice: motivations, aspirations, identity and mobility for women in paid caring work' (opens in a new window), Journal of Sociology, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 115-132.

Huppatz, K 2010, 'Respectability and the paid caring occupations: an empirical investigation of normality, morality, impression management and esteem in nursing and social work', Health Sociology Review, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 73-85.

Huppatz, K 2009, 'Reworking Bourdieu's "capital": feminine and female capitals in the field of paid caring work' (opens in a new window), Sociology, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 45-66.

Huppatz, K 2008, 'Feminism as capital: gender, class and mobility for women in paid care work', International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 121-126.

Huppatz K 2006, 'The interaction of gender and class in nursing: appropriating Bourdieu and adding Butler', Health Sociology Review, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 124-131.

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