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Roger Patulny

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University of Wollongong

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Roger Patulny (53) is a Lecturer in Social Research Methods in the Sociology Program at the University of Wollongong. He has published widely on social capital, and on topics related to social inclusion and connection, including on volunteering, trust, social contact time, and social mix in public housing, primarily using quantitative methods. He has completed the ARC Discovery 2009-11: ‘Poor Women and Lonely Men: Examining Gendered Social Inclusion and Connection in Australia’, concerned with gendered patterns and emotional wellbeing associated with social connection, exclusion, and daily time-use patterns. He has also completed several studies on emotions, and is a co-founder and current co-convenor of the Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Thematic Group on the Sociology of Emotions and Affect (SEA).


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Journal article

19 Jul 2012

The article reviews 11 primary studies that examine the impact of social mix on public housing estates. In a growing number of countries policy-makers view social mix as the key mechanism to address the problems often associated with disadvantaged public housing estates – unemployment, anti-...

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Research report

17 Jul 2009

This report documents one of three themed studies undertaken as part of the national evaluation of the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy 2004-09. It explores how Communities for Children, Invest to Grow and Local Answers projects and activities have engaged clients who may be considered...

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Research report

03 Jul 2009

This report presents the results of the evaluation of the short-run impacts of the Communities for Children (CfC) initiative on child, family and community outcomes.

The study was based on a three-wave longitudinal study of 2,202 families living in 10 sites that

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Research report

10 Nov 2005

Social capital is a useful but contested concept, with ongoing confusion over indicators and (negative) outcomes. However, Roger Patulny argues that the bonding/bridging distinction offers a good way past these problems. Bonding and bridging incorporate two types of networks and two types of...

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Research report

30 Mar 2005

Sustainability is becoming more important to the general policy discourse on protecting the environment. But despite government adopting a National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development some twelve years ago, Australia's performance on crucial items such as emissions of carbon...

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Research report

17 Mar 2005

Social capital is a contentious and multifaceted topic. A broad consensus has been reached, however, that norms such as trust, networks of association membership, and practices of volunteering and socialising are essential to its makeup. It is also increasingly recognised that such elements fall...

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Research report

12 Feb 2004

Prepared for the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia, this report provides new estimates of the income older Australians need for a comfortable, sustainable standard of living. For a 70 year old woman in September 2003 the standard was $611.50; for a man, $597.50; and for a couple...

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