Dr Amanda Coles

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

amanda.coles@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68766

Biography

Amanda Coles is a lecturer in Arts and Cultural Management and Employment Relations at Deakin Business School. Amanda’s research examines the political economy of labour markets and workforce development in the cultural economy with a focus on public policy, collective representation and gender. Amanda works closely with industry groups on a range of policy-related issues, most recently with the Canadian Unions for Equality on Screen (CUES). She is a Co-Researcher with the SSHRC funded Interuniversity Research Centre on Globalisation and Work in Montreal, Canada. Her academic career is informed by her professional history in the arts and cultural sector.

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Research interests

  • Creative industries
  • Workforce Development
  • Labour Market Regulation
  • Public Policy
  • Equity and Diversity

Teaching interests

  • Creative Industries
  • Work and Employment Relations
  • Equity and Diversity

Units taught

  • MMM 707 - Creative Industries
  • MMM 796 - Managing Cultural Projects and Events
  • MMM 312 - Event Management
  • MMM 905 - Philosophy of Research

Knowledge areas

  • Cultural Policy 
  • Creative Industries
  • Inclusion and Diversity 
  • Work and Employment Relations
  • Unions

Publications

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2017

Policy ecologies, gender, work, and regulation distance in film and TV production

A Coles, K MacNeill

(2017), pp. 211-231, Women, Labor Segmentation and Regulation: Varieties of Gender Gaps, B1

chapter
2016

Creative class politics: unions and the creative economy

A Coles

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 456-472, International journal of cultural policy, London, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Time, space and power: introduction to the special issue on the making and remaking of unions, community, work and family life

A Coles

(2015), Vol. 25, pp. 1-8, Labour & industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2012

Unions, gender equity and neoconservative politics

A Coles, C Yates

(2012), pp. 178-189, Rethinking the politics of labour in Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada, B1-1

chapter
2010

Unintended consequences: examining the impact of tax credit programmes on work in the canadian independent film and television production sector

A Coles

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 109-124, Cultural trends, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2006

Acting in the name of culture? Organized labour campaigns for Canadian dramatic programming

A Coles

(2006), Vol. 31, pp. 519-540, Canadian journal of communication, Vancouver, Canada, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Public Diplomacy Evaluation

Dr Amanda Coles, A/Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Hilary Glow, Dr Jordan Vincent

  • 2017: $50,000

Industry and Other Funding

Women in View Program Assessment

Dr Amanda Coles

  • 2017: $3,056

Status of Women in the Arts.

Dr Amanda Coles, Dr Jordan Vincent, Dr Kate MacNeill, A/Prof Phillippe Barre

  • 2018: $20,680

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report