Associate Professor Stuart Rosewarne

BCom Melb. MA Melb. PhD Melb
Associate Professor

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2492

Biographical details

Stuart Rosewarne’s research and teaching interests are in environmental and ecological economics, critical socialist ecology, international political economy, and the political economy of gender.

His recent publications include: “Trading on Gender: The perversity of Asian labour exports as an economic development strategy” Work organisation labour and globalisation 2012; “Australia’s Climate Change Policy: A Capital Agenda”, Australian Options 2011; with Susan McGrath Champ and Yasmin Rittau “From one skill shortage to the next: the Australian construction industry and geographies of a global labour market” Journal of Industrial Relations 2011; with James Goodman “Climate policy: from carbon tax to direct action?” Chain Reaction 2010; “Meeting the challenge of climate change: the poverty of the economic narrative and market solutions as subterfuge” Journal of Australian Political Economy Summer Issue 2010/2011; with R. Pearse and J. Goodman “Researching direct action against carbon emissions: A digital ethnography of climate agency”, in Journal of Cosmopolitan Civil Societies, 2010.

Research interests

  • Global Integration
  • Theories of Political Economy
  • The Nature of Work
  • Ecological economics and socialist ecology
  • Environmental economics
  • Feminist political economics
  • International migration
  • International political economy

Associations

Stuart is co-editor of Journal of Australian Political Economy, and Capitalism, Nature, Socialism

Selected grants

2014

  • The Coal Rush and Beyond: Climate Change, Coal Reliance and Contested Futures; Goodman J, Connor L, Rosewarne S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2013

  • International Workshop of Social Transformation and International Migration Research Network Workshop at the University of Sydney; Castles S, Boucher A, Crock M, Inglis C, Rosewarne S, Short S, McClure W, Delgado Wise R, Icduygu A, Lee H, Fozdar F, Vasta E, Jakubowicz A, Collins J, Mansouri F, De Haas H, Kirisci K, Seol D, Manderson R, Bakewell O, Piper N; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

2004

  • Linkage 2004 Round Two - Work-Life Integration: Developing the 'Dual Agenda' in Theory and Practice; Rosewarne S, Baird M; Holden Ltd/Project Support.
  • Australian Biosecurity CRC (AB-CRC) - Scholarship matters; Ng C, Rosewarne S.
  • The End of Conflict? Industrial conflict and Dispute Resolute in Australia since the breakdown of t; Briggs C, Rosewarne S.
  • Seeking Asylum Alone: The Treatment of Separated and Trafficked Children in Need of Refugee Protecti; Crock M, Rosewarne S.
  • NGOs and Immigrant women in Greece; Groutsis D, Rosewarne S; School of Economics and Business, University of Sydney/Research Grant.
  • Labour Force Cahllenges in the Building and Construction Industry: Skills Infrastructure and Migrant Workers; McGrath-Champ S, Toner P, Rosewarne S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2003

  • Labour force challenges in the building and construction industry: skills infrastructure and migrant; Rosewarne S, Cheung K, McGrath-Champ S; COMET Training/Project Support.
  • Labour force challenges in the building and construction industry: skills infrastructure and migrant workers; McGrath-Champ S, Rosewarne S, Toner P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Rosewarne, S., Goodman, J., Pearse, R. (2014). Climate Action Upsurge: The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics (Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research). London: Routledge.

Book Chapters

  • Rosewarne, S. (2007). Global warming and discourses of uncertainty: buying time, buying businesses and engendering risk. In Gavin Birch (Eds.), Water Wind Art and Debate - How environmental concerns impact on disciplinary research, (pp. 23-69). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2003). Globalization of Labor. In George Argyrous, Frank Stilwell (Eds.), Economics as a Social Science: Readings in Political Economy, (pp. 15-18). Sydney: Pluto Press.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Commerce, environnement et economie ecologiquet. In Michel Damian & Jean-Christophe Graz (Eds.), Commerce international et de�?veloppement soutenable, (pp. 187-209). Paris: Economica.

Journals

  • Perry, N., Rosewarne, S., White, G. (2013). Clean energy policy: Taxing carbon and the illusion of the equity objective. Ecological Economics, 90, 104-113. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2013). The ILO's Domestic Worker Convention (C189): Challenging the Gendered Disadvantage of Asia's Foreign Domestic Workers. Global Labour Journal, 4(1), 1-25.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2013). The internationalisation of construction capital and labour force formation: Union responses in the transnational enterprise. Journal of Industrial Relations, 55(2), 277-297. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2012). Temporary International Labor Migration and Development in South and Southeast Asia. Feminist Economics, 18(2), 63-90. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2012). Trading on gender: the perversity of Asian labour exports as an economic development strategy. Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation, 6(1), 81-102.
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Rittau, Y. (2011). From one skill shortage to the next: The Australian construction industry and geographies of a global labour market. Journal of Industrial Relations, 53(4), 467-485. [More Information]
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Rittau, Y. (2010). Education, Skill and Unions in the Australian Construction Industry. Labour and Industry, 21(1), 438-462.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Globalisation and the Commodification of Labour: Temporary Labour Migration. Economic and Labour Relations Review, 20(2), 99-110.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change: The Poverty of the Dominant Economic Narrative and Market Solutions as Subterfuge. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 66, 17-50.
  • Pearse, R., Goodman, J., Rosewarne, S. (2010). Researching direct action against carbon emissions: A digital ethnography of climate agency. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2(3), 76-103.
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2009). Organizational change in Australian building and construction: Rethinking a unilinear 'leaning' discourse. Construction Management and Economics, 27(11), 1111-1128.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2007). Political Economy from Below: Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914 (review). Australian Journal of Politics and History, 53(3), 494-495.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2006). Socialist Ecology's Necessary Engagement with Ecofeminism. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 17(4), 78-86.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). The Shifting Power Relations In Australia's Economic Success Story: From Neo-Liberalism to Neo-Conservativism. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), 13, 7-27.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). Workplace Reform and the Restructuring of Higher Education. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 56, 186-206.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2004). Globalization and the recovery of the migrant as subject : "transnationalism from below". Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 15(3), 37-52.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2003). The Kyoto protocol and the Australian State's commitment to capital accumulation. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 14(1), 1-36.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Book Review: 'Running on Empty: 'Modernising' the British and Australian labour parties by Andrew Scott'. Capital and Class, 78, 167-170.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Environment: Brown Wash. Workers Online, 160.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Representations of Academic Labour: Comment. Australian Universities' Review, 45(2), 37-41.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Towards an Ecological Political Economy. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 50(Dec), 179-199.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Globalization, Migration and Labor Market Formation - Labor's Challenge? Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 12(3), 71-84.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). New World Borders: Globalisation, the new migration. Overland, 164, 22-26.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Review Article - Women work and inequality. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 47, 123-137.

Conferences

  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Beyond Hansen's economics: Rethinking carbon in the 'cradle-to-grave' value chain. 9th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2010, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2009). Recasting transnationalism: new models of organising in the context of the internationalisation of the building and construction industry's workforce. 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association IIRA 2009: The New World of Work, Organisations & Employment, Australia: Industrial Relations Society of Australia.
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2009). The Australian Construction Industry: Skills Challenges and the Global Labour Market. 23rd Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2009, Australia: Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ).
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Toner, P. (2006). 'Skills infrastructure and structural transformation of the building and construction industry'. Social Actors, Work Organization and New Technologies in the 21st Century. IIRA 14th World Congress, N/A: International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA).
  • Rosewarne, S. (2006). Globalisation and the valorisation of migrant labour: recasting the migration-development nexus. Regional Conference on Institutions, Globalisation and its Impacts on Labour Markets in Pacific Island Countries, Online: The University of the South Pacific.
  • Shik Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2006). Migration and Migrants in the Australian Construction Industry: Issues Facing Tiling Workers in the Sydney Metropolitan Area. 4th Asia-Pacific Building Unions Seminar, N/A.
  • Rosewarne, S., Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Toner, P. (2006). The globalisation of the construction work force: the impact on the Australian building and construction industry. 4th Asia-Pacific Building Unions Seminar, N/A.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). Beyond Kyoto ~ the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate: progress or regress? Asia-Pacific Non-Government Environmental Organisation Conference (APNEC-7), N/A.
  • Rosewarne, S., McGrath-Champ, S., Toner, P., Morgan, C. (2004). Labour Force Challenges in the Australian Building and Construction Industry: Skills Infrastructure and Migrant Workers. Labour Force Challenges in the Australian Building and Construction Industry: Skills Infrastructure and Migrant Workers, Sydney University.
  • Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2004). The impact of Korean-speaking migrant workers on the skill formation and the labour market in the Australian construction industry. International Industrial Relations Association, Asian Regional Congress, Seoul, South Korea: International Industrial Relations Association.
  • Rosewarne, S., Groutsis, D. (2003). Challenges to the integrity of a European migration program: Greece as the recalcitrant state. The Challenges of Immigration and Integration in the European Union and Australia, The University of Sydney.
  • Rosewarne, S., Groutsis, D. (2002). Europeanisation, Labour Migration and the Underwriting of Labour Market Segmentation in Greece. Australian Migration Research Network Conference - Migration and Ethnic Relations in a Period of Changing International Relations, University of Sydney.
  • Groutsis, D., Rosewarne, S. (2002). Reconcieving Labour Market Segmentation: The Challenge of Feminisation, Ethnicity and Nationality in the New Migration. The International Metropolis Conference, Oslo: Metropolis.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). The Australian state´s tangled web: The indeterminacy of biodiversity policy formulation. Asia-Pacific Non-Government Environmental Organisation Conference (APNEC-6), Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). The Role of Multinational Corporations in the Construction Industry in the Asia-Pacific - the multiple faces of the globalisation of capital. CFMEU Asia-Pacific Building and Construction Industry Conference, Sydney.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Fair trade rather than free trade - a liberal panacea for the global environment? International Sociological Association New Natures/New Cultures/New Technologies Conference, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Rosewarne, S. (2011). The Labor Government's Clean Energy Policy: A Capital Agenda. Australian Options: discussions for social justice and political change, 66(Spring), 14-16.

2014

  • Rosewarne, S., Goodman, J., Pearse, R. (2014). Climate Action Upsurge: The Ethnography of Climate Movement Politics (Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research). London: Routledge.

2013

  • Perry, N., Rosewarne, S., White, G. (2013). Clean energy policy: Taxing carbon and the illusion of the equity objective. Ecological Economics, 90, 104-113. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2013). The ILO's Domestic Worker Convention (C189): Challenging the Gendered Disadvantage of Asia's Foreign Domestic Workers. Global Labour Journal, 4(1), 1-25.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2013). The internationalisation of construction capital and labour force formation: Union responses in the transnational enterprise. Journal of Industrial Relations, 55(2), 277-297. [More Information]

2012

  • Rosewarne, S. (2012). Temporary International Labor Migration and Development in South and Southeast Asia. Feminist Economics, 18(2), 63-90. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2012). Trading on gender: the perversity of Asian labour exports as an economic development strategy. Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation, 6(1), 81-102.

2011

  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Rittau, Y. (2011). From one skill shortage to the next: The Australian construction industry and geographies of a global labour market. Journal of Industrial Relations, 53(4), 467-485. [More Information]
  • Rosewarne, S. (2011). The Labor Government's Clean Energy Policy: A Capital Agenda. Australian Options: discussions for social justice and political change, 66(Spring), 14-16.

2010

  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Beyond Hansen's economics: Rethinking carbon in the 'cradle-to-grave' value chain. 9th Australian Society of Heterodox Economists Conference SHE 2010, Sydney, Australia: Society of Heterodox Economists.
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Rittau, Y. (2010). Education, Skill and Unions in the Australian Construction Industry. Labour and Industry, 21(1), 438-462.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Globalisation and the Commodification of Labour: Temporary Labour Migration. Economic and Labour Relations Review, 20(2), 99-110.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2010). Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change: The Poverty of the Dominant Economic Narrative and Market Solutions as Subterfuge. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 66, 17-50.
  • Pearse, R., Goodman, J., Rosewarne, S. (2010). Researching direct action against carbon emissions: A digital ethnography of climate agency. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2(3), 76-103.

2009

  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2009). Organizational change in Australian building and construction: Rethinking a unilinear 'leaning' discourse. Construction Management and Economics, 27(11), 1111-1128.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2009). Recasting transnationalism: new models of organising in the context of the internationalisation of the building and construction industry's workforce. 15th World Congress of the International Industrial Relations Association IIRA 2009: The New World of Work, Organisations & Employment, Australia: Industrial Relations Society of Australia.
  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2009). The Australian Construction Industry: Skills Challenges and the Global Labour Market. 23rd Conference of the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand AIRAANZ 2009, Australia: Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ).

2007

  • Rosewarne, S. (2007). Global warming and discourses of uncertainty: buying time, buying businesses and engendering risk. In Gavin Birch (Eds.), Water Wind Art and Debate - How environmental concerns impact on disciplinary research, (pp. 23-69). Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2007). Political Economy from Below: Economic Thought in Communitarian Anarchism, 1840-1914 (review). Australian Journal of Politics and History, 53(3), 494-495.

2006

  • McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S., Toner, P. (2006). 'Skills infrastructure and structural transformation of the building and construction industry'. Social Actors, Work Organization and New Technologies in the 21st Century. IIRA 14th World Congress, N/A: International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA).
  • Rosewarne, S. (2006). Globalisation and the valorisation of migrant labour: recasting the migration-development nexus. Regional Conference on Institutions, Globalisation and its Impacts on Labour Markets in Pacific Island Countries, Online: The University of the South Pacific.
  • Shik Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2006). Migration and Migrants in the Australian Construction Industry: Issues Facing Tiling Workers in the Sydney Metropolitan Area. 4th Asia-Pacific Building Unions Seminar, N/A.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2006). Socialist Ecology's Necessary Engagement with Ecofeminism. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 17(4), 78-86.
  • Rosewarne, S., Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Toner, P. (2006). The globalisation of the construction work force: the impact on the Australian building and construction industry. 4th Asia-Pacific Building Unions Seminar, N/A.

2005

  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). Beyond Kyoto ~ the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate: progress or regress? Asia-Pacific Non-Government Environmental Organisation Conference (APNEC-7), N/A.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). The Shifting Power Relations In Australia's Economic Success Story: From Neo-Liberalism to Neo-Conservativism. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), 13, 7-27.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2005). Workplace Reform and the Restructuring of Higher Education. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 56, 186-206.

2004

  • Rosewarne, S. (2004). Globalization and the recovery of the migrant as subject : "transnationalism from below". Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 15(3), 37-52.
  • Rosewarne, S., McGrath-Champ, S., Toner, P., Morgan, C. (2004). Labour Force Challenges in the Australian Building and Construction Industry: Skills Infrastructure and Migrant Workers. Labour Force Challenges in the Australian Building and Construction Industry: Skills Infrastructure and Migrant Workers, Sydney University.
  • Shin, J., McGrath-Champ, S., Rosewarne, S. (2004). The impact of Korean-speaking migrant workers on the skill formation and the labour market in the Australian construction industry. International Industrial Relations Association, Asian Regional Congress, Seoul, South Korea: International Industrial Relations Association.

2003

  • Rosewarne, S., Groutsis, D. (2003). Challenges to the integrity of a European migration program: Greece as the recalcitrant state. The Challenges of Immigration and Integration in the European Union and Australia, The University of Sydney.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2003). Globalization of Labor. In George Argyrous, Frank Stilwell (Eds.), Economics as a Social Science: Readings in Political Economy, (pp. 15-18). Sydney: Pluto Press.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2003). The Kyoto protocol and the Australian State's commitment to capital accumulation. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 14(1), 1-36.

2002

  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Book Review: 'Running on Empty: 'Modernising' the British and Australian labour parties by Andrew Scott'. Capital and Class, 78, 167-170.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Environment: Brown Wash. Workers Online, 160.
  • Rosewarne, S., Groutsis, D. (2002). Europeanisation, Labour Migration and the Underwriting of Labour Market Segmentation in Greece. Australian Migration Research Network Conference - Migration and Ethnic Relations in a Period of Changing International Relations, University of Sydney.
  • Groutsis, D., Rosewarne, S. (2002). Reconcieving Labour Market Segmentation: The Challenge of Feminisation, Ethnicity and Nationality in the New Migration. The International Metropolis Conference, Oslo: Metropolis.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Representations of Academic Labour: Comment. Australian Universities' Review, 45(2), 37-41.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). The Australian state´s tangled web: The indeterminacy of biodiversity policy formulation. Asia-Pacific Non-Government Environmental Organisation Conference (APNEC-6), Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). The Role of Multinational Corporations in the Construction Industry in the Asia-Pacific - the multiple faces of the globalisation of capital. CFMEU Asia-Pacific Building and Construction Industry Conference, Sydney.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2002). Towards an Ecological Political Economy. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 50(Dec), 179-199.

2001

  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Commerce, environnement et economie ecologiquet. In Michel Damian & Jean-Christophe Graz (Eds.), Commerce international et de�?veloppement soutenable, (pp. 187-209). Paris: Economica.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Fair trade rather than free trade - a liberal panacea for the global environment? International Sociological Association New Natures/New Cultures/New Technologies Conference, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Globalization, Migration and Labor Market Formation - Labor's Challenge? Capitalism, Nature, Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology, 12(3), 71-84.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). New World Borders: Globalisation, the new migration. Overland, 164, 22-26.
  • Rosewarne, S. (2001). Review Article - Women work and inequality. Journal of Australian Political Economy, 47, 123-137.

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