Karen Barnett

Conference paper

Feeling blue? The importance of a confidant for the wellbeing of older rural married Australian and American men

The experience of depression for older rural men is particularly difficult, due to societal messages promoting a view of hegemonic masculinity. This study investigated the prevalence and predictors of mild depression among older married men living in rural areas of Australia and the United States...
Journal article

Smart housing and social sustainability: learning from the residents of Queensland's research house

One fifth of greenhouse gas emissions in Australia are generated by the everyday activities of households (Commonwealth of Australia 2005a). Higher consumer awareness of the impact of housing on the environment (Commonwealth of Australia 2003, 2005b) and of sustainable housing alternatives (The State of Queensland...