Dr Guy Redden

BA Lanc MA Cardiff PhD UQ
Senior Lecturer

A14 - The Quadrangle
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Dr Guy Redden has an MA from Cardiff University and a PhD from the University of Queensland. He has previously lectured at the universities of Queensland, Lincoln (UK) and Prince of Songkla (Thailand).

Guy's research revolves around the relationships between culture and economy. Among his interests are commodification, alternative cultures, religion and the moralisation of consumption/lifestyle. He has done work about the New Age movement, lifestyle TV, binge drinking, the counter-globalisation movement, cross-cultural exchange, and alternative media on the Internet. He is also interested in the nature and scope of the discipline of cultural studies and the potential of online academic publishing, having previously been an editor of M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture.

Research interests

Culture and economy, consumer culture, alternative cultures (including online), religion, lifestyle television, intercultural studies, cultural theory.

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Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Bailey, M., Redden, G. (2011). Mediating Faiths: Religion and Socio-Cultural Change in the Twenty-First Century. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Redden, G., Meikle, G. (2011). News Online: Transformations and Continuities. Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters

  • Redden, G., Meikle, G. (2011). Conclusion. In Graham Meikle, Guy Redden (Eds.), News Online: Transformations and Continuities, (pp. 210-217). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Bailey, M., Redden, G. (2011). Editors' Introduction: Religion as Living Culture. In Michael Bailey and Guy Redden (Eds.), Mediating Faiths: Religion and Socio-Cultural Change in the Twenty-First Century, (pp. 1-21). Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Meikle, G., Redden, G. (2011). Introduction: transformation and continuity. In Graham Meikle, Guy Redden (Eds.), News Online: Transformations and Continuities, (pp. 1-19). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Redden, G. (2008). Making Over the Talent Show. In Gareth Palmer (Eds.), Exposing Lifestyle Television: The Big Reveal, (pp. 129-143). Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Redden, G. (2007). Makeover Morality and Consumer Culture. In Dana Alice Heller (Eds.), Makeover Television: Realities Remodelled, (pp. 150-164). I.B. Tauris.
  • Redden, G. (2007). The Textuality of Tourism and the Ontology of Resource: An Amazing Thai Case Study. In Leigh Dale (Eds.), Economies of Representation, 1790-2000: Colonialism and Commerce, (pp. 93-104). Aldershot: Ashgate.

Journals

  • Black, P., Allon, F., Driscoll, C., Probyn, E., Race, K., Redden, G. (2013). Editorial Introduction. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 14(3), 427-431. [More Information]
  • Redden, G. (2012). 'The Secret', Cultural Property and the Construction of the Spiritual Commodity. Cultural Studies Review (Online), 18(2), 52-73.
  • Redden, G., Low, R. (2012). My School, Education, and Cultures of Rating and Ranking. The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 34(1-2), 35-48. [More Information]
  • Allon, F., Redden, G. (2012). The Global Financial Crisis and the Culture of Continual Growth. Journal of Cultural Economy, 5(4), 375-390.
  • Redden, G. (2011). Religion, cultural studies and New Age sacralization of everyday life. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14(6), 649-663. [More Information]
  • Redden, G., Brown, R. (2010). From Bingeing Booze Bird to Gilded Cage: Teaching Girls Gender and Class on Ladette to Lady. Critical Studies in Education, 51(3), 237-249. [More Information]
  • Redden, G. (2010). Learning to Labour on the Reality Talent Show. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 134, 131-140.
  • Redden, G. (2008). Economy and reflexivity in makeover television. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 22(4), 485-494. [More Information]
  • Redden, G. (2008). From RAE to ERA: research evaluation at work in the corporate university. Australian Humanities Review, 45, 7-26.
  • Redden, G. (2008). Publish and Flourish, or Perish: RAE, ERA, RQF, and Other Acronyms for Infinite Human Resourcefulness. M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture, 11(4), 1-9.
  • Redden, G. (2008). The Great British Binge Drinking Debate. Soundings, 39(Summer), 117-127.
  • Redden, G. (2005). Changing Times Again: Recent Writing on Globalization, Communications and the New Activism. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 4(1), 99-103.
  • Redden, G. (2005). The New Age: Towards a Market Model. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 20(2), 231-246.
  • Redden, G. (2004). On the Popular and the Critical: Hop on Pop and the 'New Generation' of Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies Review, 10(1), 177-186.
  • Redden, G. (2003). Read the Whole Thing: Journalism, Weblogs and the Re-mediation of the War in Iraq. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 109, 153-165.
  • Redden, G., Caldwell, N., Nguyen, A. (2003). Warblogging as Critical Social Practice. Southern Review: communication, politics and culture, 36(2), 68-79.
  • Redden, G., Macdonald, L. (2002). Still Surviving Desert Islands: The Beach, Imperialism, and Cultural Value. Queen: A Journal of Rhetoric and Power, 2.1, 1-18.
  • Redden, G. (2002). The New Agents: Personal transfiguration and radical privatization in New Age. Journal of Consumer Culture, 2(1), 33-52.

2013

  • Black, P., Allon, F., Driscoll, C., Probyn, E., Race, K., Redden, G. (2013). Editorial Introduction. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 14(3), 427-431. [More Information]

2012

  • Redden, G. (2012). 'The Secret', Cultural Property and the Construction of the Spiritual Commodity. Cultural Studies Review (Online), 18(2), 52-73.
  • Redden, G., Low, R. (2012). My School, Education, and Cultures of Rating and Ranking. The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 34(1-2), 35-48. [More Information]
  • Allon, F., Redden, G. (2012). The Global Financial Crisis and the Culture of Continual Growth. Journal of Cultural Economy, 5(4), 375-390.

2011

  • Redden, G., Meikle, G. (2011). Conclusion. In Graham Meikle, Guy Redden (Eds.), News Online: Transformations and Continuities, (pp. 210-217). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Bailey, M., Redden, G. (2011). Editors' Introduction: Religion as Living Culture. In Michael Bailey and Guy Redden (Eds.), Mediating Faiths: Religion and Socio-Cultural Change in the Twenty-First Century, (pp. 1-21). Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Meikle, G., Redden, G. (2011). Introduction: transformation and continuity. In Graham Meikle, Guy Redden (Eds.), News Online: Transformations and Continuities, (pp. 1-19). Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Bailey, M., Redden, G. (2011). Mediating Faiths: Religion and Socio-Cultural Change in the Twenty-First Century. Surrey: Ashgate.
  • Redden, G., Meikle, G. (2011). News Online: Transformations and Continuities. Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Redden, G. (2011). Religion, cultural studies and New Age sacralization of everyday life. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 14(6), 649-663. [More Information]

2010

  • Redden, G., Brown, R. (2010). From Bingeing Booze Bird to Gilded Cage: Teaching Girls Gender and Class on Ladette to Lady. Critical Studies in Education, 51(3), 237-249. [More Information]
  • Redden, G. (2010). Learning to Labour on the Reality Talent Show. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 134, 131-140.

2008

  • Redden, G. (2008). Economy and reflexivity in makeover television. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 22(4), 485-494. [More Information]
  • Redden, G. (2008). From RAE to ERA: research evaluation at work in the corporate university. Australian Humanities Review, 45, 7-26.
  • Redden, G. (2008). Making Over the Talent Show. In Gareth Palmer (Eds.), Exposing Lifestyle Television: The Big Reveal, (pp. 129-143). Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Redden, G. (2008). Publish and Flourish, or Perish: RAE, ERA, RQF, and Other Acronyms for Infinite Human Resourcefulness. M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture, 11(4), 1-9.
  • Redden, G. (2008). The Great British Binge Drinking Debate. Soundings, 39(Summer), 117-127.

2007

  • Redden, G. (2007). Makeover Morality and Consumer Culture. In Dana Alice Heller (Eds.), Makeover Television: Realities Remodelled, (pp. 150-164). I.B. Tauris.
  • Redden, G. (2007). The Textuality of Tourism and the Ontology of Resource: An Amazing Thai Case Study. In Leigh Dale (Eds.), Economies of Representation, 1790-2000: Colonialism and Commerce, (pp. 93-104). Aldershot: Ashgate.

2005

  • Redden, G. (2005). Changing Times Again: Recent Writing on Globalization, Communications and the New Activism. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 4(1), 99-103.
  • Redden, G. (2005). The New Age: Towards a Market Model. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 20(2), 231-246.

2004

  • Redden, G. (2004). On the Popular and the Critical: Hop on Pop and the 'New Generation' of Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies Review, 10(1), 177-186.

2003

  • Redden, G. (2003). Read the Whole Thing: Journalism, Weblogs and the Re-mediation of the War in Iraq. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 109, 153-165.
  • Redden, G., Caldwell, N., Nguyen, A. (2003). Warblogging as Critical Social Practice. Southern Review: communication, politics and culture, 36(2), 68-79.

2002

  • Redden, G., Macdonald, L. (2002). Still Surviving Desert Islands: The Beach, Imperialism, and Cultural Value. Queen: A Journal of Rhetoric and Power, 2.1, 1-18.
  • Redden, G. (2002). The New Agents: Personal transfiguration and radical privatization in New Age. Journal of Consumer Culture, 2(1), 33-52.

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