Professor Deborah Stevenson

Professor Deborah Stevenson

Professor,
Institute For Culture And Society

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhDsoc University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • BA University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • BA University of Newcastle (NSW)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Institute For Culture And Society

Contact

Email: D.Stevenson@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9678 8172
(02) 9683 8172
Mobile:
Location: EM.G.33
ParramattaEM.G.33
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Stevenson, D. (2013), 'Cities of Culture : a Global Perspective', : Routledge 9780415587280.
  • Stevenson, D. and Matthews, A. (2013), 'Culture and the City: Creativity, Tourism, Leisure', : Routledge 9780415632904.
  • Stevenson, D. (2012), 'The City', : Polity Press 9780745648897.
  • Stevenson, D., Wearing, S. and Young, T. (2010), 'Tourist Cultures Identity, Place and the Traveller', : SAGE Publications Ltd 9780761949985.
  • Stevenson, D. (2003), 'Cities and Urban Cultures', : Open University Press 0335208444.

Chapters in Books

  • Stevenson, D. (2018), 'Feminism and its places : women, leisure and the night-time economy', The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education, Palgrave 9781137533173.
  • Stevenson, D. (2018), 'The Australian art field : fairs and markets', Making Culture: Commercialisation, Transnationalism, and the State of 'Nationing' in Contemporary Australia, Routledge 9781138094123.
  • Stevenson, D. (2015), 'Locating the local : culture, place and the citizen', By-Roads and Hidden Treasures: Mapping Cultural Assets in Regional Australia, UWA Publishing 9781742586243.
  • Stevenson, D. and Matthews, A. (2013), 'Situating leisure in the cultural economy', Culture and the City: Creativity, Tourism and Leisure, Routledge 9780415632904.
  • Stevenson, D. (2013), 'Culture, planning, citizenship', The Ashgate Research Companion to Planning and Culture, Ashgate 9781409422242.
  • Stevenson, D. (2010), 'Urban Culture', Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Sage Publications 9781412914321.
  • Rowe, D. and Stevenson, D. (2006), 'Sydney 2000: sociality and spatiality in global media events', National identity and global sports events: culture, politics, and spectacle in the Olympics and the football World Cup, State University of New York Press 9780791466155.
  • Stevenson, D. (2006), 'Arts and Entertainment: Situating Leisure in the Creative Economy', A Handbook of Leisure Studies, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd 9781403902788.
  • Stevenson, D. (2004), 'Women, Sport and Globalisation: Competing Discourses of Sexuality and Nation', A Reader in Sport, Culture and the Media, Open University Press 9780335211517.

Journal Articles

  • Stevenson, D. (2018), '[In Press] The unfashionable cultural worker? : considering the demography and practice of artists in Greater Western Sydney', International Journal of Cultural Policy, .
  • Kenna, T., Goodman, R. and Stevenson, D. (2017), 'Privatising the suburbs : examining the trends and implications of 20 years of private residential development in Sydney, Australia', Geographical Research, vol 55, no 3 , pp 269 - 282.
  • Stevenson, D. and Magee, L. (2017), 'Art and space : creative infrastructure and cultural capital in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Sociology, vol 53, no 4 , pp 839 - 861.
  • Possamai-Inesedy, A., Rowe, D. and Stevenson, D. (2017), 'Sociology in the 21st century : challenges old and new', Journal of Sociology, vol 53, no 4 , pp 723 - 729.
  • Stevenson, D. (2014), 'Michael Volkerling : a tribute', International Journal of Cultural Policy, vol 20, no 5 , pp 641 - 642.
  • Byles, J., Tavener, M., Robinson, I., Parkinson, L., Smith, P., Stevenson, D., Leigh, L. and Curryer, C. (2013), 'Transforming retirement : new definitions of life after work', Journal of Women and Aging, vol 25, no 1 , pp 24 - 44.
  • Kenna, T. and Stevenson, D. (2013), 'Experiences of 'community' in a gated residential estate', Geographical Research, vol 51, no 4 , pp 412 - 423.
  • Stevenson, D., Everingham, C. and Robinson, P. (2011), 'Choices and life chances : feminism and the politics of generational change', Social Politics, vol 18, no 1 , pp 125 - 145.
  • Stevenson, D. (2010), 'International Journal of Cultural Policy', Geoff Mulgan and Ken Worpole, Saturday night or Sunday morning? From arts to industry: new forms of cultural policy, vol 16, no 1 , pp 82 - 83.
  • Stevenson, D., Mckay, K. and Rowe, D. (2010), 'Tracing British cultural policy domains : contexts, collaborations and constituencies', International Journal of Cultural Policy, vol 16, no 2 , pp 159 - 172.
  • Stevenson, D., Dunn, K., Possamai, A. and Piracha, A. (2010), 'Religious belief across ?post-secular' Sydney : the multiple trends in (de)secularisation', Australian Geographer, vol 41, no 3 , pp 323 - 350.
  • Kenna, T. and Stevenson, D. (2010), 'Negotiating Community Title: Residents' Lived Experiences of Private Governance Arrangements in a Master Planned Estate', Urban Policy and Research, vol 28, no 4 , pp 435 - 449.
  • Stevenson, D. and Matthews, A. (2010), 'Culture, policy and the city', Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, vol 2, no 3 , pp 197 - 198.
  • Stevenson, D., Rowe, D. and Mckay, K. (2010), 'Convergence in British cultural policy : the social, the cultural and the economic', The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, vol 40, no 4 , pp 248 - 265.
  • Everingham, C., Stevenson, D. and Warner-Smith, P. (2007), 'Things Are Getting Better All the Time? Challenging the Narrative of Women's Progress from a Generational Perspective', Sociology, vol 41, no 3 , pp 419 - 437.
  • Rowe, D., Markwell, K. and Stevenson, D. (2006), 'Exploring participants' experiences of the Gay Games: intersections of sport, gender and sexuality', International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, vol 2, no 2 , pp 149 - 165.
  • Stevenson, D., Rowe, D. and Markwell, K. (2005), 'Explorations in 'Event Ecology': The Case of the International Gay Games', Social Identities, vol 11, no 5 , pp 85 - 106.
  • Stevenson, D. (2005), 'Cultural Planning in Australia: Texts and Contexts', Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, vol 35, no 1 , pp 36 - 48.
  • Markwell, K., Stevenson, D. and Rowe, D. (2004), 'Footsteps and Memories: Interpreting Landscapes through Thematic Walking Tours', International Journal of Heritage Studies, vol 10, no 5 , pp 457 - 473.
  • Stevenson, D. (2004), 'Civic Gold Rush: Cultural Planning and the Politics of the Third Way', International Journal of Cultural Policy, vol 10, no 1 , pp 119 - 131.
  • Stevenson, D. (2002), 'Women, Sport and Globalisation: Competing Discourses of Sexuality and Nation', Journal of Sport and Social Issues, vol 26, no 2 , pp 209 - 225.
  • Stevenson, D. and Paton, G. (2001), 'Representing Decline: The Role of the Arts in Framing Discourses of Deindustrialisation', Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy, vol 100 , pp 129 - 147.

Conference Papers

  • Stevenson, D. (2004), 'Night Moves: Cultural Precincts and the 24-Hour City', On the Bounce: The Challenge of the Night-Time Economy. Cultural Industries and Practices Research Centre Symposium, University of Newcastle.

Other Publications

  • 2019, 'The Social Impact of NSW Arts, Screen and Culture Programs', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Planning Cultural Creation and Production in Sydney: A Venue and Infrastructure Needs Analysis', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Strategies, Opportunities and Barriers: Mapping the New World of Work: An Australian Screen Industry Roundtable Summary Report: Western Sydney University, Parramatta City Campus, 8 February 2018', Research Report
  • 2018, 'Cultural Creation and Production in the Inner West LGA: A Case-Study Needs Analysis', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Recalibrating Culture: Production, Consumption, Policy: A Research Report', Research Report
  • 2008, 'The City after Dark: Cultural Planning and Governance of the Night-time Economy in Parramatta', Research Report

Current Projects

Title: Creative Production Synergies: Penrith and the Blue Mountains
Funder:
  • Penrith City Council
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson, Ien Ang, David Rowe and Liam Magee
Years: 2019-09-23 - 2020-06-26
ID: P00026103
Title: Cultural Infrastructure 2039: City of Parramatta Council
Funder:
  • City of Parramatta Council
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson, David Rowe, Ien Ang, Paul James, Liam Magee and Ryan Van Den Nouwelant
Years: 2019-10-22 - 2020-08-31
ID: P00026157

Previous Projects

Title: Recalibrating culture: production, consumption, policy
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • Auburn City Council
  • Penrith City Council
  • The Council of the City of Sydney
  • Fairfield City Council
  • Information and Cultural Exchange
  • Liverpool City Council
  • City of Parramatta Council
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe
Years: 2014-02-11 - 2017-12-31
ID: P00021313
Title: Australian Cultural Fields: National and Transnational Dynamics
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Tony Bennett, David Rowe, Gregory Noble, Emma Waterton and Deborah Stevenson
Years: 2014-05-14 - 2018-12-31
ID: P00021441
Title: Culture Circuits: Exploring the International Networks and Institutions Shaping Contemporary Cultural Policy [via University of Newcastle]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Rowe and Deborah Stevenson
Years: 2006-09-15 - 2008-09-14
ID: P0015364
Title: The City After Dark: Cultural Planning and Governance of the 'Night-Time Economy' in Parramatta
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • City of Parramatta Council
Western Researchers: David Rowe, Deborah Stevenson and Stephen Tomsen
Years: 2007-02-20 - 2008-02-19
ID: P0015409
Title: Culture Circuits: Exploring the International Networks and Institutions Shaping Contemporary Cultural Policy
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe
Years: 2007-01-01 - 2008-12-31
ID: P0015627
Title: The City after Dark: The Governance and Lived Experience of Urban Night-Time Culture
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson, Stephen Tomsen and David Rowe
Years: 2008-01-01 - 2012-01-15
ID: P0015556
Title: Recalibrating culture: production, consumption, policy
Funder:
  • Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe
Years: 2015-06-01 - 2016-07-30
ID: P00022867
Title: Collaborative Housing Innovations in Austrealian Cities: International Lessons
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Kevin Dunn, Deborah Stevenson, Emma Power and Rae Dufty-Jones
Years: 2010-05-28 - 2011-05-27
ID: P00018717
Title: Private Neighbourhoods
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Deborah Stevenson
Years: 2010-11-01 - 2011-10-31
ID: P00019740

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