Doctor Sonia Tascon

Doctor Sonia Tascon

Academic Course Advisor,
Social Work and Community Welfare

Senior Lecturer In Social Work,
Social Work and Community Welfare

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Social Work and Community Welfare
  • Social Work and Community Welfare

Contact

Email: S.Tascon@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9172
Mobile:
Location: EJD.G.58
Parramatta

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Publications

Books

  • Tascon, S. and Ife, J. (2020), 'Disrupting Whiteness in Social Work', : Routledge 9780367247508.
  • 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. (2020), 'Disrupting white epistemologies : de-binarising social work', Disrupting Whiteness in Social Work, Routledge 9780367247508.
  • Tascon, S. and Ife, J. (2020), 'Decolonising social work vocabulary', Disrupting Whiteness in Social Work, Routledge 9780367247508.
  • 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: 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

Previous 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

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