Assoc Prof Lionel Orchard

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Location: Social Sciences South (392)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

After a period working as an urban planner, Lionel Orchard joined Flinders University in 1989. He teaches public policy and political theory at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and researches and writes on issues in public policy, politics and political theory. His areas of specialisation include housing policy and urban policy. With Chris Miller, he has co-edited the book Australian Public Policy: Progressive Ideas in the Neo-liberal Ascendency to be published by Policy Press, Bristol in mid 2014. He is the co-author with Hugh Stretton of Public Goods, Public Enterprise, Public Choice: Theoretical Foundations of the Contemporary Attack on Government (1994) and co-editor with Robert Dare of Markets, Morals and Public Policy (1989). He has served in a number of senior administrative roles at Flinders, most recently as Head, School of Political and International Studies.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Politics), University of Adelaide
  • Diploma in Social Sciences (Sociology), Flinders University
  • BA (Planning), SA Institute of Technology

Teaching

Teaching interests

Assoc Prof Orchard's teaching focuses on issues in public policy and political theory at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Topic Coordinator:

  • POAD9014  Public Policy
  • POAD9017  Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives
  • POAD9018  Housing Policy
  • POLI3010  Advanced Perspectives on Public Policy

Research and supervision

Research interests

Assoc Prof Orchard's main areas of research include the role of government and governance in democratic societies; issues in urban and housing policy; issues in political theory including debates about social democracy and reform in liberal capitalist societies, and ideas about capability and social justice. He has published on Australian and international public policy and its reform; on the debate about new social democratic and third way ideas and programs; on the role and place of social capital and civic renewal in public policy reform; and on urban and housing policies at both national and state levels in Australia.

Publications

Books
  • Kearins, B., Beer, A.P., Pieters, H., Orchard, L.R., Paris, C., Clower, T., et al. (2006). Housing options for low income South Australians. Adelaide, SA: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
Book chapters
  • Orchard, L.R. and Parkin, A.W. (2007). Urban policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 609-610.
  • Parkin, A.W. and Orchard, L.R. (2007). Housing policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 258-260.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2005). Third way. In Martin Griffiths, ed. Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 809-817.
  • 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.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2001). Market, State, and Civil Society: The Search for a New Balance. In Business, Work and Community into the New Millenium. Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press, pp. 231-244.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2001). It Has Never Been Easy: Democracy. In Globalisation: Australian Impacts. Sydney, NSW: University of New South Wales Press, pp. 266-281.
Journal articles
  • Orchard, L. (2012). Review of S. Marsden, Business, Charity and Sentiment: Part Two - The South Australian Housing Trust 1987-2011. Journal of Historical Society of South Australia, 40 pp. 138-139.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2002). Social democracy in Australia's asian future [Review] Journal of Asian Business, 18(2) pp. 91-93.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2002). Against the third way: an anti-capitalist critique [Book review] and The global third way debate [Book review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 37(2) pp. 380-381.

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Books
  • Kearins, B., Beer, A.P., Pieters, H., Orchard, L.R., Paris, C., Clower, T., et al. (2006). Housing options for low income South Australians. Adelaide, SA: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
Book chapters
  • Parkin, A.W. and Orchard, L.R. (2007). Housing policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 258-260.
  • Orchard, L.R. and Parkin, A.W. (2007). Urban policy. In Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, ed. The oxford companion to Australian politics. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 609-610.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2005). Third way. In Martin Griffiths, ed. Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 809-817.
  • 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.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2001). It Has Never Been Easy: Democracy. In Globalisation: Australian Impacts. Sydney, NSW: University of New South Wales Press, pp. 266-281.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2001). Market, State, and Civil Society: The Search for a New Balance. In Business, Work and Community into the New Millenium. Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press, pp. 231-244.
Journal articles
  • Orchard, L. (2012). Review of S. Marsden, Business, Charity and Sentiment: Part Two - The South Australian Housing Trust 1987-2011. Journal of Historical Society of South Australia, 40 pp. 138-139.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2002). Social democracy in Australia's asian future [Review] Journal of Asian Business, 18(2) pp. 91-93.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2002). Against the third way: an anti-capitalist critique [Book review] and The global third way debate [Book review] Australian Journal of Political Science, 37(2) pp. 380-381.
  • Orchard, L.R. (2002). Trouble down the track. Australian Book Review, 243 pp. 12-14.
Conference publications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Other public research outputs
  • 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.

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Professional and community engagement

  • Member, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA)
  • Member, Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA)
  • Member, Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA)



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