Staff profile - Amy Nethery

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Dr Amy Nethery

Position: Lecturer In Politics And Policy Studies
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SHSS Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 68988 +61 3 924 68988
Email: amy.nethery@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2011


Affiliations

Australian Political Science Association

Refugee Council of Australia


Academic

Subjects and units currently teaching

AIP116 Modern Political Ideologies
AIP209 Asylum Challenges in Australia and Asia
AIP230 Public Policy in Australia


Student supervision

PhD Projects

Rebecca Casson:  Geelong’s directly elected mayoral system: how it has worked and what it means for democracy

Evan Joseph:   Implementing discourse equality in Australian democracy

Paul Mackey:  Delivering accountability in the Australian health system through funding agreements

Tori Stratford:   Unaccompanied minor asylum seekers: Narratives of identity

Rebecca Buys:  Muslim Subjectivity in Australia

Honours Projects (2016)

Candice Zapattiero: Health outcomes in Australia's immigration detention centres


Awards

Awards and prizes

2014 Boyer Prize for the best original article published in Australian Journal of International Affairs in 2014 (‘Australian-Indonesian cooperation’).

2011 Isi Leibler Prize for the thesis that best advances knowledge about racism in Australia (Immigration detention in Australia).


Research

Research projects

2016: Forced migration and regional cooperation Southeast Asia: policymakers’ perceptions, strategies and constraints, funded by CRGS.

2016: Secrecy and human rights in Australia's offshore detention centres, funded by ADI Research Dissemination Grant.


Research interests

Migration and asylum policy in Australia and Asia; citizenship and governance; theories and histories of incarceration; policy development in democracies.


Research grants

2016 'Forced migration and regional cooperation Southeast Asia: policymakers’ perceptions, strategies and constraints', Deakin University Central Research Grant Scheme, $19,450.


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/92261/Dr-Amy-Nethery


Publications

Publications

Books

2015 Amy Nethery and Stephanie J. Silverman (eds), Immigration Detention: The Migration of a Policy and its Human Impact, Abingdon: Routledge.

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

2015 Amy Nethery and Stephanie J. Silverman, ‘Understanding immigration detention and its human impact’, in Amy Nethery and Stephanie J. Silverman (eds), Immigration Detention: The Migration of a Policy and its Human Impact, Abingdon: Routledge, 1-12.

2015 Amy Nethery, Brynna Rafferty-Brown and Savitri Taylor, ‘Immigration Detention in Indonesia’, in Amy Nethery and Stephanie J. Silverman (eds), Immigration Detention: The Migration of a Policy and its Human Impact, Abingdon: Routledge, 114-124.

2015 Emma Price, Brian Coffey and Amy Nethery, ‘An Early Career Academic network: What worked and what didn’t’, Journal of Further and Higher Education, 39 (5), 680-698. Doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2014.971106.

2014 Amy Nethery and Carly Gordyn, ‘Australian-Indonesian cooperation on asylum policy: a case of 'incentivised policy transfer', Australian Journal of International Affairs, 68(2), 177-193. Published online: Doi 10.1080/10357718.2013.841122. (Awarded the Boyer Prize 2014).

2014 Amy Nethery, ‘Australia, ASEAN and the international refugee protection regime in Asia’, in Sally Percival Wood and Baogang He (eds), The Australia-ASEAN Dialogue: Tracing 40 years of Partnership, New York: Palgrave, 107-126.

2013 Amy Nethery, Brynna Rafferty-Brown and Savitri Taylor, ‘Exporting detention: Australia-funded immigration detention in Indonesia’, Journal of Refugee Studies, 26(1), 88-109. Published online: Doi 10.1093/jrs/fes027

2013 Angela Spinney and Amy Nethery, ''Taking our houses': Perceptions of the impact of asylum seekers, refugees and new migrants on housing assistance in Melbourne', Social Policy and Society, 12(2), 179-189.

2012 Emma Price and Amy Nethery, ‘Truth-telling at the border: An audience appraisal of Border Security’, Media International Australia, 142, 148-56.

2012 Amy Nethery, ‘Partialism, executive control and the deportation of permanent residents from Australia’, Population, Space and Place, 18(6), 729-740

2010 Fethi Mansouri, Michael Leach and Amy Nethery, ‘Temporary Protection and the Refugee Convention in Australia, Denmark and Germany’, Refuge, 26(1).

2009 Amy Nethery, ‘A Modern Day Concentration Camp? Using History to Make Sense of Australian Immigration Detention Centres’, in Does History Matter? Making and Debating Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Policy in Australia and New Zealand, ed. Klaus Neumann and Gwenda Tavan, ANZSOG.

2008 Michael Leach and Amy Nethery ‘Forced Migration in the Asia Pacific: Prospects and Implications for Australia’, Global Crises and Risks, Scott Burchill and Sally Totman (eds), Oxford University Press: Melbourne.

2007 Dean Lusher, Nikola Balvin, Amy Nethery and Jo Tropea ‘Seeking Asylum in Australia’, Yearning to Breathe Free: Seeking Asylum in Australia, Dean Lusher and Nick Haslam (eds), Federation Press: Annandale.

Thesis

2010 Immigration Detention in Australia


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