Associate Professor Kate Huppatz


Photo of Dr Kate HuppatzAssociate Professor Kate Huppatz, School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University is 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

Selected Publications

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

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

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.

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


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