Dr Amanda Elliot

Lecturer

A26 - R.C. Mills Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5131

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Research interests

Dr Amanda Elliot's key research interests focus around the relationship between social movements and welfare states, the politics of policy-making and the restructuring of contemporary welfare states. She has particular expertise in the field of Australian and comparative health policy and financing having spent two years as a senior health policy analyst in the Australian Parliament. Current research projects include the use of language and metaphor in policy making and comparative analysis of the relationships between social movements and welfare regimes.

Teaching and supervision

Postgraduate Supervisions:

Myra Hamilton (Associate Supervisor with Bettina Cass) - Retirement income support in Australia and the UK

Current Teaching:

  • SCLG2613 - Sociology of Childhood and Youth (July Semester)
  • SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy (March Semester)
  • SCLG6901 - Citizenship Rights and Social Movements (July Semester)

Associations

Consultancies:

2001 Sailing into the Future, Young Endeavour Foundation and Department of Defence Research Consultancy

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2006

  • New trends in Australian social policy: Young peoples perspectives on social provision; Goodwin S, Elliot A; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.
  • School of Philosophic and Historical Inquiry; Collyer F, Elliot A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Elliot, A. (2012). Health. In Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen, Ian Cook (Eds.), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Practices and Issues, (pp. 345-354). Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Elliot, A. (2011). Policy Analysis and Social Transformation: Making Connections Between Policy Fields and Contemporary Social Life. In Markauskaite L, Freebody P, Irwin J (Eds.), Methodological Choice and Design: Scholarship, Policy and Practice in Social and Educational Research, (pp. 181-186). New York: Springer.
  • Elliot, A. (2008). Workflow and the Economy. In Ann Crabb (Eds.), Sociology in Today's World, (pp. 141-170). South Melbourne: Cengage Learning Australia.

Journals

  • Elliot, A. (2006). The best friend Medicare ever had? Policy narratives and changes in Coalition Health Policy. Health Sociology Review, 15(2), 132-143.

Conferences

  • Elliot, A., Goodwin, S. (2006). Young people on welfare: young Australians and social provision. The 39th Social Policy Association Conference: The State of Welfare: Past, Present and Future, An International Social Policy Conference, Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press.
  • Elliot, A. (2005). The Mirror of Erised: Health Care Reform and John Howard's Heart's Desire. TASA 2005 - The Australian Sociological Association Conference : Community, Place, Change, Hobart, Tasmania: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

Report

  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2003). Health Care (Appropriation) Amendment Bill 2003.
  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2003). Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003.
  • Elliot, A., Martyn, A. (2003). Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance Reform).
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Care (Appropriation) Amendment Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A., Martyn, A. (2002). Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Oncology and Other Measures) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2002). Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Insurance Commission Amendment Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Industry Measures) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Is Medicare Universal?.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). The Decline in Bulk Billing: Explanations and Implications.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). The Regulation of Private Health Insurance Premiums.

2012

  • Elliot, A. (2012). Health. In Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen, Ian Cook (Eds.), Contemporary Politics in Australia: Theories, Practices and Issues, (pp. 345-354). Melbourne, Australia: Cambridge University Press.

2011

  • Elliot, A. (2011). Policy Analysis and Social Transformation: Making Connections Between Policy Fields and Contemporary Social Life. In Markauskaite L, Freebody P, Irwin J (Eds.), Methodological Choice and Design: Scholarship, Policy and Practice in Social and Educational Research, (pp. 181-186). New York: Springer.

2008

  • Elliot, A. (2008). Workflow and the Economy. In Ann Crabb (Eds.), Sociology in Today's World, (pp. 141-170). South Melbourne: Cengage Learning Australia.

2006

  • Elliot, A. (2006). The best friend Medicare ever had? Policy narratives and changes in Coalition Health Policy. Health Sociology Review, 15(2), 132-143.
  • Elliot, A., Goodwin, S. (2006). Young people on welfare: young Australians and social provision. The 39th Social Policy Association Conference: The State of Welfare: Past, Present and Future, An International Social Policy Conference, Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press.

2005

  • Elliot, A. (2005). The Mirror of Erised: Health Care Reform and John Howard's Heart's Desire. TASA 2005 - The Australian Sociological Association Conference : Community, Place, Change, Hobart, Tasmania: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

2003

  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2003). Health Care (Appropriation) Amendment Bill 2003.
  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2003). Health Legislation Amendment (Medicare and Private Health Insurance) Bill 2003.
  • Elliot, A., Martyn, A. (2003). Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Insurance Reform).

2002

  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Care (Appropriation) Amendment Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A., Martyn, A. (2002). Health Insurance Amendment (Diagnostic Imaging, Radiation Oncology and Other Measures) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A., Hancock, N. (2002). Health Insurance Amendment (Professional Services Review and Other Matters) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Insurance Commission Amendment Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Health Legislation Amendment (Private Health Industry Measures) Bill 2002.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). Is Medicare Universal?.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). The Decline in Bulk Billing: Explanations and Implications.
  • Elliot, A. (2002). The Regulation of Private Health Insurance Premiums.

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