Dr Rob Manwaring

Dr Rob Manwaring
Position/s:Lecturer
Politics and Public Policy
Phone: +61 8 82017712
Email:
Location: Social Sciences South (322)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Dr Rob Manwaring is a lecturer in the Department of Politics and Public Policy. Previously Rob worked for the UK's Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) as a senior policy adviser in the public sector division. Rob worked with a range of central government departments in the UK on their race equality work, and was a key member of the CRE's high profile investigation into racism in the police service. In 2007, Rob worked as a social justice policy officer for the South Australian Council of Social Service, and updated and wrote their 'Blueprint for the elimination of poverty in South Australia'. Rob was also a researcher for Adelaide 'Thinker in Residence' Dr Geoff Mulgan.

Teaching

Teaching interests

Rob's teaching interest include: Australian politics, social democratic and labour democratic politics, public policy, political participation and consultation, British political tradition, European politics

Topic Coordinator:

  • POLI1012  Introduction to Political Ideas and Public Policy
  • POLI12005 Politics of the European Union
  • POLI13007 Parliamentary Internship
  • POLI2011  Australian Public Policy: Applications, Issues and Dilemmas
  • POLI3013  Politics and the Internet

Topic Lecturer:

  • POLI3010  Advanced Perspectives in Public Policy

Research and supervision

Research expertise

  • Policy and administration
  • Political science

Research interests

Rob's research interests include:

  • Consultation and community engagement
  • Labour and social democratic politics
  • Deliberative and participatory democracy
  • British Politics
  • European Politics
  • South Australian politics

Supervisory interests

  • Australian government and politics
  • Australian political parties
  • Australian politics
  • Comparative politics

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor: Politics and Policy (3);

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Political Chronicle: South Australia - January to June 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(4) pp. 650-655.
  • Fawcett, P., Manwaring, R. and Marsh, D. (2011). Network Governance and the 2020 Summit. Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(4) pp. 651-667. [10.1080/10361146.2011.623667]
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). Political Chronicle: South Australia - January to June 2010. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 56(4) pp. 660-666. [10.1111/j.1467-8497.2010.01577.x]
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). Unequal Voices: 'Strategic' Consultation in South Australia. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 69(2) pp. 178-189. [10.1111/j.1467-8500.2010.00682.x]
Refereed conference papers
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Reinventing Labor: the South Australian Rann government (2002-2011) In The Politics of Natural Resources: Contemporary Patterns of Governance and Conflict. Perth, WA: Australian Political Science Association. Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Perth, WA. Sep 2013. [Link]
  • Manwaring, R. (2008). A collaborative history of social innovation in South Australia. In Professor Gerry Bloustein, ed. The Future and History of Social Innovation. Adelaide: Hawke Research Centre, University of South Australia. The History and Future of Social Innovation. Adelaide. Apr 2010, pp. 1-44. [Link]
  • Manwaring, R. (2007). The 'new social democracy' and Labour government community engagement and consultation strategies: emerging findings from South Australia. In Dennis Woodward, Terry MacDonald, Paul Muldoon, David Wright-Neville, Remy Davison, Paul Muldoon, Michael Janover, Narelle Miragliotta, ed. Proceedings of the Australasian Political Science Association Conference 2007. http://arts.monash.edu.au/psi/news-and-events/apsa/refereed-papers/index.php: Monash University. Australasian Political Science Association Conference 2007. Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Sep 2007. [Link]
Journal articles
  • Manwaring, R. (2012). The Ghosts of Labor's Past. Australian Review of Public Affairs, February[Link]
Conference publications
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Centre-left parties: Detaching from civil Society? Australian Political Science Workshop. Canberra: ANU. Jul 2013.
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). The New Social Democracy: The case of South Australia. British Political Science Association. Cardiff, Wales. Mar 2013.

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Refereed journal articles
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Political Chronicle: South Australia - January to June 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(4) pp. 650-655.
  • Fawcett, P., Manwaring, R. and Marsh, D. (2011). Network Governance and the 2020 Summit. Australian Journal of Political Science, 46(4) pp. 651-667. [10.1080/10361146.2011.623667]
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). Political Chronicle: South Australia - January to June 2010. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 56(4) pp. 660-666. [10.1111/j.1467-8497.2010.01577.x]
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). Unequal Voices: 'Strategic' Consultation in South Australia. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 69(2) pp. 178-189. [10.1111/j.1467-8500.2010.00682.x]
Refereed conference papers
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Reinventing Labor: the South Australian Rann government (2002-2011) In The Politics of Natural Resources: Contemporary Patterns of Governance and Conflict. Perth, WA: Australian Political Science Association. Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference. Perth, WA. Sep 2013. [Link]
  • Manwaring, R. (2008). A collaborative history of social innovation in South Australia. In Professor Gerry Bloustein, ed. The Future and History of Social Innovation. Adelaide: Hawke Research Centre, University of South Australia. The History and Future of Social Innovation. Adelaide. Apr 2010, pp. 1-44. [Link]
  • Manwaring, R. (2007). The 'new social democracy' and Labour government community engagement and consultation strategies: emerging findings from South Australia. In Dennis Woodward, Terry MacDonald, Paul Muldoon, David Wright-Neville, Remy Davison, Paul Muldoon, Michael Janover, Narelle Miragliotta, ed. Proceedings of the Australasian Political Science Association Conference 2007. http://arts.monash.edu.au/psi/news-and-events/apsa/refereed-papers/index.php: Monash University. Australasian Political Science Association Conference 2007. Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Sep 2007. [Link]
Journal articles
  • Manwaring, R. (2012). The Ghosts of Labor's Past. Australian Review of Public Affairs, February[Link]
Conference publications
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). Centre-left parties: Detaching from civil Society? Australian Political Science Workshop. Canberra: ANU. Jul 2013.
  • Manwaring, R. (2013). The New Social Democracy: The case of South Australia. British Political Science Association. Cardiff, Wales. Mar 2013.
  • Manwaring, R. (2011). Fail Better: Consultative Experiments in the New Social Democracy. In Transforming Politics: New Synergies. 61st Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Transforming Politics: New Synergies, 19 - 21 April 2011, London. London.
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). Lessons from Australia: The 2020 Summit and the fading democratic renewal agenda. In Participative and Deliberative Democracy in the UK. Glasgow Caledonian UniversityParticipative and Deliberative Democracy in the UK. Glasgow Caledonian University. Jun 2010.
  • Manwaring, R. (2010). The 2020 Summit and the Rudd government democratic renewal agenda. In Connected Globe: Conflicted Worlds. Australian Political Science Association Conference 2010, 'Connected Globe: Conflicted Worlds', 27-29 September, 2010, Melbourne.

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Professional and community engagement

Rob is former policy officer for the South Australian Council of Social Service, and takes an active interest in the South Australian community sector.

Rob is a member of the Australian Political Science Association, the British Political Science Association, and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (SA)

Rob is an Ambassador for White Ribbon - an organisation which campaigns against domestic violence.

Expertise for media contact

  • South Australian Politics
  • British Politics
  • Democratic Engagement and Political Participation


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