Doctor Ken Yates
Lecturer in Criminology,
Anthropology & Sociology
Ken is a sociologist and criminologist interested in the intersections between deviance, criminality, health, harm reduction, and drug use. Ken's work draws upon a range of perspectives including Foucauldian biopolitics and governmentality, new materialist approaches, actor-network theory, science and technology studies, assemblage theory, psychotherapeutic perspectives, and political economy.
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- PhD University of New South Wales
- MPASR Macquarie University
- BA (Med & Comm) University of New South Wales
- The Australian Sociological Association (2017 - 2017)
- Actor-network theory
- Assemblage theory
- Drugs and Addiction
- Poststructral theory
- Psychoanalytic Theory
- Public Health
- Qualitative Methodologies
- Science and technology studies
- Social and Political Theory
- Sociology of Health
Organisational Unit (School / Division)
- Anthropology & Sociology
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Previous Teaching Areas
- 101562 Culture and Crime, 2019
- CULT1007 Introduction to Crime and Criminal Justice, 2021
- CULT2018 Crime Prevention and Drugs, 2021
- CULT3024 Crime, Media, Culture, 2021
Chapters in Books
- Grant, D. and Yates, K. (2017), 'Attitudes towards emerging technologies', Technology and the Trajectory of Myth, Edward Elgar Publishing 9781785369964.
- Yates, K. (2018), 'Wellbeing Machine: How Health Emerges from the Assemblages of Everyday Life', Health Sociology Review, vol 27, no 3 , pp 330 - 331.
- Treloar, C., Rance, J., Yates, K. and Mao, L. (2016), 'Trust and people who inject drugs : the perspectives of clients and staff of Needle Syringe Programs', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol 27 , pp 138 - 145.
- Treloar, C., Hopwood, M., Yates, K. and Mao, L. (2015), '"Doing the devil's work" : emotional labour and stigma in expanding Needle and Syringe Programs', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol 22, no 5 , pp 437 - 443.
- Yates, K., Erofeyeff, M. and Gray, R. (2015), 'Professional accounts of effective interagency collaboration in child and family services', Communities, Children and Families Australia, vol 9, no 1 , pp 35 - 48.
- Treloar, C., McLeod, R., Yates, K. and Mao, L. (2014), 'What's the cost of finding the right fit? : the cost of conducting NSP business in a range of modalities', Contemporary Drug Problems, vol 41, no 1 , pp 41 - 56.
- Yates, K. (2014), 'Needles, syringes and stigma in Western Sydney', Human Rights Defender, vol 23, no 2 , pp 23 - 25.
- 2017, 'Scoping Report: Proposed Drug Consumption Rooms in Southwestern Sydney', Report
- 2016, 'Western Sydney Needle and Syringe Program Study: A Report to Community', Report
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