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Dr Vince Marotta

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Position

Senior Lecturer In Sociology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography summary

Dr Vince Marotta is coordinator of Publishing and Mentorship at the Alfred Deakin Institue for Citizenship and Globalisation and is a Senior Lecturer (Sociology) in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University. His main research interests include social theory, urban sociology, multiculturalism, cultural identity, cosmopolitanism and theories of the stranger. He is also Managing Editor of the Journal of Intercultural Studies (Routledge). His current work focuses on liminality and the Third under modernity and the relationship between silence, slowness, solitude and stillness. His latest book is Theories of the Stranger: Debates on Cosmopolitanism, Identity and Cross-Cultural Encounters (Routledge 2017).

Research interests

Social Theory
Urban Sociology
Immigration
Multiculturalism and Cultural identity
Cosmopolitanism
Theories of the stranger

Units taught

ASC308 Social Theory Rewired: passion, politics and posthumanism

ASC233 International Migration and Multicultural Societies

Knowledge areas

Social theory, multiculturalism, cultural identity, intersubjectivity, cross-cultural knowledge, theories of the stranger, virtual communities and the digital self, virtual ethnicities

Professional activities

Managing Editor
Journal of Intercultural Studies (Routledge)

Coordinator (Publications and Mentorship)
Alfred Deakin Research Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation


 

Publications

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2017

Theories of the stranger: debates on cosmopolitanism, identity and cross-cultural encounters

V Marotta

(2017), Abingdon, Eng., A1

book
2016

Travelling theory and Buddhist sociology

V Marotta

(2016), Vol. 29, pp. 242-264, Journal for the academic study of religion, Sheffield, Eng., C1

journal
2014

The multicultural, intercultural and the transcultural subject

V Marotta

(2014), pp. 90-102, Global perspectives on the politics of multiculturalism in the 21st century: a case study analysis, New York, B1

chapter
2012

Georg Simmel, the stranger and the sociology of knowledge

V Marotta

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 675-689, Journal of intercultural studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Theories of strangers : introduction

V Marotta

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 585-590, Journal of intercultural studies, London, England, C1

journal
2011

Intercultural relations in a global and transitional world

M Lobo, V Marotta, N Oke

(2011), pp. 1-10, Intercultural relations in a global world, Champaign, Ill., B1-1

chapter

New online ethnicities and the politics of representation

V Marotta

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 539-553, Journal of intercultural studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Is the virtual ethnic subject real?

V Marotta

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 459-464, Journal of intercultural studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

The idea of the in-between subject in social and cultural thought

V Marotta

(2011), pp. 179-199, Intercultural Relations in a Global World, Champaign, Illinois, B1

chapter

Home, mobility, and the encounter with otherness

V Marotta

(2011), pp. 193-209, Migration, citizenship, and intercultural relations : looking through the lens of social inclusion, Aldershot , England, B1

chapter
2010

The cosmopolitan stranger

V Marotta

(2010), pp. 105-120, Questioning cosmopolitanism, Dordrecht, New York, B1

chapter

The cosmopolitan stranger

M Vince

(2010), pp. 105-120, Questioning cosmopolitanism, Dordrecht , Germany, B1-1

chapter
2009

Bauman, strangerhood and attitudes towards immigrants among the Australian population

J Pietsch, V Marotta

(2009), Vol. 45, pp. 187-200, Journal of sociology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

lntercultural hermeneutics and the cross-cultural subject

V Marotta

(2009), Vol. 30, pp. 267-284, Journal of intercultural studies, Routledge, C1

journal
2008

The hybrid self and the ambivalence of boundaries

V Marotta

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 295-312, Social Identities, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Multicultural places and the idea of home

V Marotta

(2008), pp. 1-13, TASA 2008 : Re-imagining sociology : the annual conference of the Australian Sociological Association 2008, 2-5 December 2008, The University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2007

Multicultural and multiethnic cities in Australia

V Marotta

(2007), pp. 41-62, Ethnic landscapes in an urban world, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

The 'Remix generation' and multiple identities

V Marotta

(2007), pp. 194-211, Public sociology: an introduction to Australian society, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1

chapter
2006

Civilisation, culture and the hybrid self in the work of Robert Ezra Park

V Marotta

(2006), Vol. 27, pp. 413-433, Journal of intercultural studies, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal
2005

Urban sociology and the stranger

V Marotta

(2005), pp. 1-10, TASA 2005 Conference Proceedings, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, E1

conference
2002

Zygmunt Bauman : order, strangerhood and freedom

V Marotta

(2002), Vol. 70, pp. 36-54, Thesis eleven, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

Grants

No grants found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2013

Alexia Maddox

Thesis entitled: The Community Experience of The Herpetological Interest Network: a mixed-methods study of social ecology

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2016

Maria Irini Avgoulas

Thesis entitled: Health Beliefs and Practices in Three Generations of Greek Australian Women in Melbourne

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Elizabeth Effeney

Thesis entitled: Democratically Grounded Cosmopolitanism: Iraqi Refugees in Australia Since 2003

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2015

Rosemary Anne Lever

Thesis entitled: Economic and Social Opportunity: The Changing Lives of Aboriginal Victorians

Master of Arts, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

2008

John Robert Bensley

Thesis entitled: The Relationship Between Human Beings and Technological Systems

Doctor of Philosophy, School of History, Heritage and Society