Dr Joshua Kalemba

Associate Lecturer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

+61 8 74219253
place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

My research focuses on the labour market experiences of young people who are assigned categories of difference. My research explores this in relation to processes associated with deindustrialisation, mobility, coloniality, racialisation, migration, belonging, and aspirations for the future.


Doctor of Philosophy (Sociology and Anthropology), University of Newcastle

Master of Arts (Industrial Sociology), Univesity of the Witwatersrand

Bachelor of Arts Honours (Industrial Sociology), University of Johannesburg

Bachelor of Social Science (Sociology, Communication and Media Studies), Monash University

Topic coordinator
SOCI8040 What is Australian Society? Historical and Contemporary Opportunities and Challenges
SOCI8041 Theories of Life in Contemporary Society
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