Assoc Prof Kathy Arthurson

Phone: +61 8 72218416
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Location: Health Sciences Building (2.28)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Research and supervision

Research expertise

  • Human geography
  • Policy and administration
  • Urban and regional planning

Supervisory interests

  • Building resilience
  • Health and wellbeing resilience
  • Housing related inequities and inequalities
  • Housing, social inclusion, neighbourhood disadvantage
  • Mindfulness
  • Urban studies

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor: Housing related inequities (1);

Completion

Principal supervisor: Housing (1); Housing , social inclusion neighbourhood disadvantage (1);

Associate supervisor: Health and Well being (1); Housing related inequities (1); Social Capital (1); Social Inclusion (1); Sustainability (1);

Publications

Books
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Social Mix and the City: Challenging the mixed communities consensus in housing and urban planning policies. Collingwood, VIC: CSIRO Publishing. [Link]
Book chapters
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood Effects and Social Cohesion: Exploring the Evidence in Australian Urban Renewal Policies. In D Manley, M van Ham, N Bailey, L Simpson & D Maclennan, ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 251-268. [10.1007/978-94-007-6695-2_12]
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Social Inclusion and cohesion through housing tenure. In Leonie Pearson, Peter Newton, Peter Roberts, ed. Resilient Sustainable Cities: A Future. London: Routledge, pp. 178-184.
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood effects and social cohesion: exploring the evidence in Australian urban renewal policies. In Manley D, van Ham M, Bailey N, Simpson L, Maclennan D., ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 251-268.
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood effects and social cohesion: exploring the evidence in Australian urban renewal policies. In Manley D, van Ham M, Bailey N, Simpson L, Maclennan D., ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 251-268.
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Social Mix, Reputation and Stigma: Exploring Residents' Perspectives of Neighbourhood Effects. In M van Ham, D Manley, N Bailey, L Simpson & D Maclennan, ed. Neighbourhood Effects Research: New Perspectives. London, UK: Springer, pp. 101-119. [10.1007/978-94-007-2309-2_5]
  • Orchard, L.R. and Arthurson, K.D. (2005). Housing. In John Spoehr, ed. State of South Australia: Trends and Issues. Kent Town, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 214-227.
Refereed journal articles
  • Arthurson, K. (2014). Exploring Social Capital: as Concept and Practice in Australian Public Health Policies and Programs. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 1 pp. 79-87.
  • Putland, C., Baum, F., Ziersch, A., Arthurson, K. and Pomagalska, D. (2013). Enabling pathways to health equity: developing a framework for implementing social capital in practice. BMC Public Health, 13 pp. 517. [doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-517]
  • Arthurson, K. and Baum, S. (2013). Making space for social inclusion in conceptualising climate change vulnerability. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, [10.1080/13549839.2013.818951]

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Books
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Social Mix and the City: Challenging the mixed communities consensus in housing and urban planning policies. Collingwood, VIC: CSIRO Publishing. [Link]
Book chapters
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood Effects and Social Cohesion: Exploring the Evidence in Australian Urban Renewal Policies. In D Manley, M van Ham, N Bailey, L Simpson & D Maclennan, ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 251-268. [10.1007/978-94-007-6695-2_12]
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Social Inclusion and cohesion through housing tenure. In Leonie Pearson, Peter Newton, Peter Roberts, ed. Resilient Sustainable Cities: A Future. London: Routledge, pp. 178-184.
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood effects and social cohesion: exploring the evidence in Australian urban renewal policies. In Manley D, van Ham M, Bailey N, Simpson L, Maclennan D., ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 251-268.
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Neighbourhood effects and social cohesion: exploring the evidence in Australian urban renewal policies. In Manley D, van Ham M, Bailey N, Simpson L, Maclennan D., ed. Neighbourhood Effects or Neighbourhood Based Problems? A Policy Context. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 251-268.
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Social Mix, Reputation and Stigma: Exploring Residents' Perspectives of Neighbourhood Effects. In M van Ham, D Manley, N Bailey, L Simpson & D Maclennan, ed. Neighbourhood Effects Research: New Perspectives. London, UK: Springer, pp. 101-119. [10.1007/978-94-007-2309-2_5]
  • Orchard, L.R. and Arthurson, K.D. (2005). Housing. In John Spoehr, ed. State of South Australia: Trends and Issues. Kent Town, SA: Wakefield Press, pp. 214-227.
Refereed journal articles
  • Arthurson, K. (2014). Exploring Social Capital: as Concept and Practice in Australian Public Health Policies and Programs. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 1 pp. 79-87.
  • Putland, C., Baum, F., Ziersch, A., Arthurson, K. and Pomagalska, D. (2013). Enabling pathways to health equity: developing a framework for implementing social capital in practice. BMC Public Health, 13 pp. 517. [doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-517]
  • Arthurson, K. and Baum, S. (2013). Making space for social inclusion in conceptualising climate change vulnerability. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, [10.1080/13549839.2013.818951]
  • Arthurson, K. (2013). Mixed tenure communities and the effects on neighbourhood reputation and stigma: Residents' experiences from within. Cities, 35 pp. 432-438. [10.1016/j.cities.2013.03.007]
  • Hulse, K., Jacobs, K., Arthurson, K. and Spinney, A. (2011). At home and in place? The role of housing in social inclusion. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 177[Link]
  • Jacobs, K., Arthurson, K., Cica, N., Greenwood, A. and Hastings, A. (2011). The stigmatisation of social housing: findings from a panel investigation. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 166[Link]
  • Arthurson, K.D. (2010). Operationalising Social Mix: Spatial Scale, Lifestyle and Stigma as Mediating Points in Resident Interation. Urban Policy and Research, 28(1) pp. 49-64. [10.1080/08111140903552696]
  • Arthurson, K.D. (2010). Questioning the rhetoric of social mix as a tool for planning social inclusion. Urban Policy and Research, 28(2) pp. 225-232. [10.1080/08111141003693117]
  • Hulse, K., Jacobs, K., Arthurson, K.D. and Spinney, A. (2010). Housing, public policy and social inclusion. AHURI Positioning Paper, 135
  • Baker, E.L. and Arthurson, K.D. (2007). Housing, place or social networks: What's more important for relocating tenants? Australian Planner, 44(4) pp. 29-35.
  • Ziersch, A.M. and Arthurson, K.D. (2007). Social Capital and Housing Tenure in an Adelaide Neighbourhood. Urban Policy and Research, 25(4) pp. 409-431. [doi:10.1080/08111140701665831]
  • Arthurson, K.D., Ziersch, A.M. and Long, V. (2006). Community housing: can it assist tenants to develop labour market skills? Just Policy, 39(1) pp. 13-22. [Link]
  • Ziersch, A.M. and Arthurson, K.D. (2005). Social networks in public and community housing: the impact on employment outcomes. Urban Policy and Research, 23(4) pp. 429-445. [doi:10.1080/08111470500354265]
  • Palmer, C., Ziersch, A.M., Arthurson, K.D. and Baum, F.E. (2005). 'Danger lurks around every corner': fear of crime and it's impact on opportunities for Social interaction in stigmatised Australian suburbs. Urban Policy and Research, 23(4) pp. 393-411. [doi:10.1080/08111470500354216]
  • Palmer, C., Ziersch, A.M., Arthurson, K.D. and Baum, F.E. (2004). Challenging the stigma of public housing: preliminary findings from a qualitative study in South Australia. Urban Policy and Research, 22(4) pp. 411-426. [doi:10.1080/0811114042000296326]
Refereed conference papers
  • Arthurson, K., Rogers, D. and Darcy, M. (2012). Territorial Stigma: 'Housos' and the representation of disadvantage in the media. In A Broom & L Cheshire, ed. TASA 2012 Conference Proceedings: Emerging and Enduring Inequalities. Hawthorn, VIC: The Australian Sociological Association. The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Nov 2012.
  • Arthurson, K. (2011). Neighbourhood effects and social mix policies, Australian efforts at urban renewal. In Full Papers of the 5th State of Australian Cities Conference. Online: ASCRN. 5th State of Australian Cities National Conference. Melbourne, VIC. Nov 2011. [Link]
  • Arthurson, K.D. (2010). Social inclusion, neighbourhood reputation and stigma: resident's experiences from within. In J Dixon, A Dupuis & P. Lysnar, ed. Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference: Refereed Papers. Auckland, NZ: The University of Auckland. 5th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. Nov 2010. [Link]
Journal articles
  • Jacobs, K. and Arthurson, K. (2012). Addressing the stigmatisation of social housing. AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin, 151 [Link]
  • Arthurson, K., Darcy, M. and Rogers, D. (2012). Housos: the TV Series, the Stage Show, and Real Life. Architect Victoria, 2 pp. 25-25. [Link]
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Public housing in Australia: Strengths and weaknesses. Informations Sociales, 171 pp. 42-50. [Link]
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Neighbourhood based problems, neighbourhood effects and social mix in urban renewal policies: An Australian perspective. Urban Policy and Research,
  • Arthurson, K. (2012). Announcing the Call for Papers for the Urban Policy and Research, Brian McLoughlin Postgraduate Award. Urban Policy and Research, 2 pp. 103-104.
  • Baker, E.L. and Arthurson, K.D. (2012). AUSTRALIAN PLANNER DECEMBER 2007: Housing, place or social networks: What's more important for relocating tenants. Australian Planner, 49(4) pp. 315-326. [10.1080/07293682.2012.732007]
  • Arthurson, K., Ziersch, A. and Levin Azriel, I. (2011). The Relocation Took Kit project: Policies to enhance residents' health, wellbeing and social inclusion. Brotherhood Comment, 2011(November) pp. 6-7. [Link]
Conference publications
  • Arthurson, K., Ziersch, A. and Levin Azriel, I. (2012). Housing, health and wellbeing: the effects of forced relocation for tenants. In 6th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference: Housing in an era of risk and crisis. 6th Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference: Housing in an era of risk and crisis. Adelaide. Feb 2012.
  • Baum, S., Arthurson, K. and Burgess, G. (2012). Anti social behaviour perceptions and neighbourhood disadvantage in Australia. In 11th Asia Pacific Sociological Association - Sociology and Social Transformations in the Asia Pacific Region. 11th Asia Pacific Sociological Association - Sociology and Social Transformations in the Asia Pacific Region. Ateneo de Manila University. Oct 2012.
  • Arthurson, K. (2011). Neighbourhood Effects, Social Segregation and Social Miz: Assessing the Evidence in Australian Urban Renewal Policies. In 23rd ENHR Conference. 23rd ENHR Conference. Toulouse, France. Jul 2011.
  • Arthurson, K. (2011). Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods and Social Mix in Australian Urban Renewal Policies. In 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences. 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences. Honolulu, Hawaii. May 2011.
  • Jacobs, K. and Arthurson, K.D. (2010). The stigmatisation of social housing: a discussion of its causes and effects. In Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference. Australasian Housing Researchers' Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. Nov 2010.
  • Arthurson, K.D. (2010). Social mix - what does it mean? What can be achieved? In Estates in the Balance. Shelter NSW Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jun 2010.
  • Arthurson, K.D. (2010). Residents' experiences of reputation, stigma and the neighbourhood. In Brotherhood of St Laurence Research & Policy Centre Seminar. Brotherhood of St Laurence Research & Policy Centre Seminar. Melbourne, VIC. Oct 2010.
  • Ziersch, A. and Arthurson, K. (2009). How does housing related stigma impact on social opportunities and health and what strategies can be used to address stigma? In Australian Health Inequities Program Policy Day. Australian Health Inequities Program Policy Day. Melbourne. Mar 2009.
  • Baum, F.E., Ziersch, A.M., Putland, C., Pomagalska, D.J., Arthurson, K.D. and Orchard, L.R. (2009). Can social capital contribute to reducing health inequities? In IUSSP International Seminar on Social and Health Policies for Equity: Approaches and Strategies. IUSSP International Seminar on Social and Health Policies for Equity: Approaches and Strategies. London, UK. Nov 2009.
  • Baum, F.E., Pomagalska, D.J., Putland, C., Orchard, L.R., Arthurson, K.D. and House, T. (2007). Social capital and public policy: insights from a South Australian study. In Program of the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education. International Union For Health Promotion and Education. 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion & Health Education. Vancouver, Canada. Jun 2007.
  • Pomagalska, D.J., Baum, F.E., Putland, C., Orchard, L.R., Arthurson, K.D., Ziersch, A.M., et al. (2007). 'Otherwise I don't know where I would be, probably taking tablets for depression': Building Social Capital and Health Equity through Community Based Projects. In Program of the Australian Health Promotion Association 17th National Conference. Australian Health Promotion Association. Grass Roots to Global Action: Health Promotion in Challenging Environments. Adelaide, SA. May 2007, pp. 42-42.
  • Baker, E.L. and Arthurson, K.D. (2006). Social Networks, Housing Quality or Residential Environment: What's More Important for the Wellbeing of Relocating Tenants. In Proceedings of ENHR 06: Housing in an Expanding Europe. ENHR 06: Housing in an Expanding Europe. Ljubljana, Slovenia. Jul 2006.
Other public research outputs
  • Darcy, M., Rogers, D. and Arthurson, K. (2012). Housos the series, the real life. Tenants Union News. 100 pp. 6-8. [Link]
  • Arthurson, K., Ziersch, A. and Levin Azriel, I. (2011). Policies to enhance residents' health, wellbeing and social inclusion. Brotherhood Comment, pp. 6-7. [Link]
  • Pomagalska, D.J., Putland, C., Ziersch, A.M., Baum, F.E., Arthurson, K.D. and Orchard, L.R. (2009). Practical Social Capital: a Guide to Creating Health and Wellbeing, pp. 1-146. [Link]
  • Putland, C., Baum, F.E., Ziersch, A.M., Arthurson, K.D., Pomagalska, D.J. and Orchard, L.R. (2009). Practical Social Capital: A Policy Briefing, pp. 1-6.
  • Arthurson, K.D., Ziersch, A.M., Ray, P. and Carson, E. (2004). Preliminary report: What are the labour force benefits of community housing? pp. 1-46.
  • Arthurson, K.D., Ziersch, A.M. and Carson, E. (2004). Final Report: What are the labour force benefits of community housing? pp. 1-53.

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Professional and community engagement

Expertise for media contact

  • Housing, Social Inclusion, neighbourhood disadvanatge

Subject/s

  • Housing
  • Social inclusion
  • Urban planning


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