Doctor Sonia Tascon

Doctor Sonia Tascon

Academic Course Advisor,
Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)

Academic Course Advisor,
Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)

Lecturer in Social Work,
Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)

Lecturer in Social Work,
Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)
  • Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)
  • Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)
  • Social Work and Community Welfare (SSAP)

Contact

Email: S.Tascon@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: n/a
Mobile:
Location: EJD.G.58
Parramatta
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Publications

Books

  • Tascon, S. (2019), 'Visual Communication for Social Work Practice: Power, Culture, Analysis', : Routledge 9780815374534.
  • Tascon, S. and Wils, T. (2017), 'Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject', : Intellect Books 9781783206346.
  • Tascon, S. (2015), 'Human Rights Film Festivals: Activism in Context', : Palgrave Macmillan 9781137454232.

Chapters in Books

  • Tascon, S. (2017), 'Watching others' troubles : revisiting 'The Film Act' and spectatorship in activist film festivals', Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject, Intellect Books 9781783206346.
  • Tascon, S. and Wils, T. (2017), 'Introduction', Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject, Intellect 9781783206346.
  • Tascon, S. (2017), ''The humanitarian gaze', human rights films, and glocalised social work', Social Work in a Glocalised World, Routledge 9781138644991.
  • Tascon, S. (2017), 'From spectres of horror to 'The Beautiful Death' : re-corporealising the desaparecidos of Argentina', Spectral Spaces and Hauntings: The Affects of Absence, Routledge 9781138856820.
  • Tascon, S. (2010), 'Ethics of responsibility', Ethics and Value Perspectives in Social Work, Palgrave Macmillan 9780230221451.
  • Tascon, S. (2010), 'Australia and border protection : morphing racial exclusion into terror[ism]', Border Security in the Al-Qaeda Era, CRC Press 9781420085440.
  • Tascon, S. (2009), ''I'm falling in your love' : cross-cultural romance and the refugee film', Diasporas of Australian Cinema, Intellect Books 9781841501970.

Journal Articles

  • Tascon, S. (2018), 'Visual ways of knowing : beyond art therapy and towards social change', Social Dialogue, vol 19, no Arts and Social Work , pp 52 - 54.
  • Ife, J. and Tascon, S. (2016), 'Human rights and critical social work : competing epistemologies for practice', Social Alternatives, vol 35, no 4 , pp 27 - 31.
  • Tascon, S. (2016), 'Human rights, film, and social change : Screening Rights film festival, Birmingham Centre for Film Studies', NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, vol 11/07/16 .
  • Tascon, S. (2012), 'Considering human rights films, representation, and ethics : whose face?', Human Rights Quarterly, vol 34, no 3 , pp 864 - 883.
  • Tascon, S. (2008), 'Narratives of race and nation : everyday whiteness in Australia', Social Identities, vol 14, no 2 , pp 253 - 274.

Current Projects

Title: HOPEPLUS co-funded HDR Scholarship, Woodville Alliance - Challenging Youth Unemployment and Disengagement
Funder:
  • Woodville Alliance Limited
Western Researchers: Sonia Tascon, Jim Ife and Neil Hall
Years: 2016-06-01 - 2020-05-31
ID: P00023556
Title: What Next for Diversity?
Funder:
  • Special Broadcasting Service Corporation
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Alanna Kamp, Rachel Sharples, Nida Denson, Linda Briskman, Sonia Tascon, Jennifer Cheng and Thierno Diallo
Years: 2019-07-29 - 2020-12-14
ID: P00026012

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