Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry

PhD (Social Policy) BA (Hons)
Director of Student Affairs
Senior Lecturer

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 9060

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Mental Health

Biographical details

Jen has expertise in a wide range of qualitative methodologies and an interest in the application of critical theoretical approaches to questions of health and illness. Theoretically her work is concerned with the way different forms of knowledge and practice are employed to create and implement policy and service innovation.

Research interests

Jen is a member of the following research teams:

Mental Health

Jen's research interests lie in health policy and services, particularly in the areas of mental health and adverse events. Previous work has focused on the social and policy context of reproductive technologies. Recent work has primarily focused on mental health including work on: the development of the concept of recovery from its origins as a social movement to its implementation in mental health policy and services the role of WHO in the development of domestic mental health policy the use of targets, indicators and evaluation as a tool in mental health services and policy population mental health strategies the ethics of mental health and 'safety' .

Current research students

Project title Research student
'Screenagers' and problematic technology use: Exploring the role that peers, parents and teachers play in promoting healthy digital habits. Jocelyn BREWER
Local comparison of the pattern of mental health care in southern Tasmania and a local health area in New South Wales. Mary Anne FURST
The Policy Pathway to the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for Health Professionals Fiona PACEY
Health and Disability Outcomes for People Injured by Firearms in Guatemala Rebecca PETERS
From Expert to Enabler: what about social purpose? The impact of significant policy reform in two community settings. Ivy YEN

Current projects

Much of this work has been in the context of the large European Commission funded KnowandPol project. Jen is involved in a project with Professor Merrilyn Walton investigating the regulatory processes of state health complaints commissions. Another project focuses on the introduction of a system of death certification in two large hospitals in Vietnam.

Themes

Health Systems and Global Populations

Keywords

Health planning; Public health; Mental health; Health policy; Health services and management

International links

Belgium

(Universite Catholique Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve;) Collaborate on a large European funded project KnowandPol examining knowledge for policy across eight different European nations. Other nations included in the project are the Scotland, Norway, France, Germany, Hungary, Portugal and Romania

United Kingdom

(University of Edinburgh) Research Collaboration. Working with Dr Steve Sturdy and Dr Richard Freeman on knowledge in policy making.

Vietnam

(Viet Duc and Bach Mai Hospitals) Research collaboration

Selected grants

2015

  • Living well in the context of mental ill-health: Narratives of recovery by Partners in Recovery consumers and carers; Smith-Merry J, Kokany A, Hancock N, Gillespie J, Salvador-Carulla L; Wentwest Limited t/a Western Sydney Medicare Local/Research Support.

2014

  • Peer Evaluation of Teaching in FHS; Shirley D, Thomson K, Reed W, Smith-Merry J; University of Sydney/Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Measuring the Social Return on Investment in person�?centred support and planning during periods of transition; Smith-Merry J; Northern Sydney Medicare Local Ltd/Innovation grant.
  • IWSPIR (Inner West Sydney Partners in Recovery) Research; Gillespie J, Smith-Merry J, Hancock N; New Horizons Enterprises Ltd/Research Support.

2013

  • Using patient experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice.; Walton M, Iedema R, Manias E, Kelly P, Smith-Merry J, Jorm C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • NSW Government Audit of Disability Research in Australia; Kavanagh A, Llewellyn G, Bleasdale M, Emerson E, Madden R, Smith-Merry J, Gilroy J, Veitch C; Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (NSW)/Research Grants Program.

2012

  • Enhanced Capacity to Improve the Death Certification Process in Two Key Public Hospitals in Viet Nam through the Design and Implementation of a Standardised System for the Collection of Hospital Death Data; Van Duong D, Smith-Merry J, Walton M, Kelly P; AusAID/Public Sector Linkages Program (PSLP).

2011

  • Innovation for mental health practice: mapping communication between psychiatrists and others within the NSW mental health system; Smith-Merry J; University of Sydney/Early Career Researcher.
  • Preparing for SAFE Practice as an Intern; Walton M, Smith-Merry J, Watterson L, Dunn S, Edwards J, Lim K, Lin D, Naganathan V; Clinical Education & Training Institute/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Smith-Merry, J. (2014). Seeing knowledge in mental health in Scotland. In Richard Freeman, Steve Sturdy (Eds.), Knowledge in Policy: Embodied, Inscribed, Enacted, (pp. 21-41). Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2014). Understanding talk and texts: Discourse analysis for nursing research. In Mary De Chesnay (Eds.), Nursing Research Using Data Analysis: Qualitative Designs and Methods in Nursing, (pp. 71-86). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Freeman, R., Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S. (2012). Rhizomic Regulation: Mobilising Knowledge for Mental Health in Europe. In Joao Barroso, Luis Miguel Carvalho (Eds.), Knowledge and Regulatory Processes in Health and Education Policies, (pp. 13-50). Lisbon: EDUCA.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2006). Governing the mother: access to reproductive technologies. In Greg Marston & Catherine McDonald (Eds.), Analysing social policy: a governmental approach, (pp. 177-194). Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Journals

  • Perre, N., Wilson, N., Smith-Merry, J., Murphy, G. (2016). Australian University Students’ Perceptions of Mental Illness: A Qualitative Study. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, In press, accepted July 2016.
  • Gargett, A., Llewellyn, G., Smith-Merry, J. (2016). Bringing together traditional health practices and health - related rehabilitation in the Pacific Islands: Can this be done? Knowledge Management for Development Journal, In press, accepted June 2016.
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Disabling Accommodation Barriers: A study exploring how to better accommodate government employees with anxiety disorders. Work, In press, accepted Jan 2016.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J. (2016). Embodying policy making in mental health: the implementation of Partners in Recovery. Health Sociology Review, In press, accepted Mar 2016.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J. (2016). Embodying policy-making in mental health: the implementation of Partners in Recovery. Health Sociology Review, In press. [More Information]
  • Hancock, N., Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Yen, I. (2016). Is the Partners in Recovery program connecting with the intended population of people living with severe and persistent mental illness? What are their prioritised needs? Australian Health Review, In press. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J. (2016). Laying or Delaying the Groundwork? A critical framing analysis of Australia’s National Disability Strategy from an implementation planning perspective. Disability and Society, In press, accepted July 2016.
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Healy, J., Smith-Merry, J., Hobbs, C. (2016). Patient complaints about hospital services:applying a complaint taxonomy to analyse and respond to complaints. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(2), 240-245. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Pitching a Yerkes-Dodson Curve Ball?: A study exploring enhanced workplace performance for individuals with anxiety disorders. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 31(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Fernandez Sanchez, A., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J., Feng, X., Astell-Burt, T., Maas, C., Salvador-Carulla, L. (2016). The Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Western Sydney Local Health District: Gaps and Recommendations. Australian Health Review, In press, accepted Feb 2016.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2015). Doing mental health care integration: A qualitative study of a new work role. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 9(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., MacMillan, F., Smith-Merry, J., Kilbreath, S., Merom, D. (2015). Perceived Barriers, Facilitators and Patterns of Physical Activity of Older - old Adults Living in Assisted Retirement Accommodation: a qualitative and quantitative pilot research. Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research, 4(6), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., MacMillan, F., Smith-Merry, J., Kilbreath, S., Merom, D. (2015). Perceived Barriers, Facilitators and Patterns of Physical Activity of Older-old Adults Living in Assisted Retirement Accommodation : a qualitative and quantitative pilot research. Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research, 4(6), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Salvador-Carulla, L., Fernandez Sanchez, A., Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J. (2015). Recovery in Mental Health in Western Sydney: Use of the Integrated Atlas of Care for context analysis and planning. International Journal of Integrated Care, 15(5), URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-117038.
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J. (2015). The Anxious Times: An Analysis of the Representation of Anxiety Disorders in The Australian Newspaper, 2000–20155. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 25(2), 278-296. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Manias, E., Smith-Merry, J., Kelly, P., Iedema, R., Robinson, L. (2015). The missing evidence: a systematic review of patients’ experiences of adverse events in health care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(6), 424-442. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2014). Integrating care for chronic mental ill-health: the Partners in Recovery Western Sydney Study. International Journal of Integrated Care, 14(9), URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116630.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Walton, M. (2014). Research governance as a facilitator for ethical and timely research? Learning from the experience of a large government-funded multisite research project. Australian Health Review, 38(3), 295-300. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Caple, A. (2014). Safety, Risk and Mental Health: Decision-Making Processes Prescribed by Australian Mental Health Legislation. Journal of Law and Medicine, 21(3), 661-681.
  • Walton, M., Jorm, C., Smith-Merry, J., Harrison, R., Manias, E., Iedema, R., Kelly, P. (2014). Using patients' experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice: protocol of a data linkage study of Australian adults age 45 and above. BMJ Open, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Warburton, J., Smith-Merry, J., Michaels, C. (2013). Delivering Community Services in a New World of Volunteering: A Case Study from Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Public Administration, 36, 798-806. [More Information]
  • Sturdy, S., Freeman, R., Smith-Merry, J. (2013). Making Knowledge for International Policy: WHO Europe and Mental Health Policy, 1970-2008. Social History of Medicine, 26(3), 532-554. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2013). Reciprocal instrumentalism: Scotland, WHO Europe, and mental health. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(4, 5, 6), 260-276. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S. (2013). Recovery in Scotland: The Rise and Uncertain Future of a Mental Health Social Movement. Society and Mental Health, 3(2), 114-132. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2012). Experiential knowledge in action: Consulting practitioners for policy change. Policy and Society, 31(2), 131-143. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Smith-Merry, J., Healy, J., McDonald, F. (2012). Health Complaint Commissions in Australia: Time for a national approach to data collection. Australian Review of Public Affairs, 11(1), 1-18.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S., Freeman, R. (2012). Stakeholder consultation as social mobilization: framing Scottish mental health policy. Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 46(7), 823-844. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2011). Implementing recovery: an analysis of the key technologies in Scotland. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 5(11), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2011). Les transformations du systeme de sante mentale: l'exemple de l'Ecosse [Transformation of a mental health system – the case of Scotland]. Revue Sociologie Sante, 34(1), 143-164.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2008). Improving mental health and wellbeing in Scotland: A model policy approach. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 7(3), 176-185. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2008). Organising Mental Health in Scotland. Mental Health Review Journal, 13(4), 16-26. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Leeder, S. (2007). A pathway to a stronger research culture in health policy. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2007). Critical discourse analysis for nursing research. Nursing Inquiry, 14(1), 60-70. [More Information]
  • Wang, J., Smith-Merry, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Should Older People Be Regularly Screened for Vision and Hearing by Primary Health Care Providers? Geriatrics and Ageing, 9(3), 183-189.
  • Wang, J., Smith-Merry, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Should older people be regularly screened for vision and hearing? Geriatrics and Ageing, 9(3), 183-189.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Mitchell, P., Wang, J., Leeder, S. (2005). A health policy for hearing impairment in older Australians: what should it include? Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 2(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2005). When Morality Gets in the Way? Public Policy Debates Around Reproductive Technologies’. Just Policy, 38, 48-50.
  • Warburton, J., Smith-Merry, J. (2003). Out of the Generosity of Your Heart: Are we Creating Active Citizens through Compulsory Volunteer Programs for Young People in Australia. Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 37(7), 772-786.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2003). Suitable Mothers’: Lesbian and single women and the ‘unborn’ in Australian parliamentary discourse. Critical Social Policy, 23(1), 63-88.

Conferences

  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2016). Facilitating recovery in a complex setting: The role of Support Facilitators. 2015 TheMHS Conference Proceedings, Australia: TheMHS Learning Network Inc.
  • Moran, F., Merom, D., Smith-Merry, J., Davis, G., Kilbreath, S. (2013). Physical activity behaviour in older people living in retirement villages. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2016

  • Perre, N., Wilson, N., Smith-Merry, J., Murphy, G. (2016). Australian University Students’ Perceptions of Mental Illness: A Qualitative Study. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, In press, accepted July 2016.
  • Gargett, A., Llewellyn, G., Smith-Merry, J. (2016). Bringing together traditional health practices and health - related rehabilitation in the Pacific Islands: Can this be done? Knowledge Management for Development Journal, In press, accepted June 2016.
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Disabling Accommodation Barriers: A study exploring how to better accommodate government employees with anxiety disorders. Work, In press, accepted Jan 2016.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J. (2016). Embodying policy making in mental health: the implementation of Partners in Recovery. Health Sociology Review, In press, accepted Mar 2016.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J. (2016). Embodying policy-making in mental health: the implementation of Partners in Recovery. Health Sociology Review, In press. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2016). Facilitating recovery in a complex setting: The role of Support Facilitators. 2015 TheMHS Conference Proceedings, Australia: TheMHS Learning Network Inc.
  • Hancock, N., Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Yen, I. (2016). Is the Partners in Recovery program connecting with the intended population of people living with severe and persistent mental illness? What are their prioritised needs? Australian Health Review, In press. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J. (2016). Laying or Delaying the Groundwork? A critical framing analysis of Australia’s National Disability Strategy from an implementation planning perspective. Disability and Society, In press, accepted July 2016.
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Healy, J., Smith-Merry, J., Hobbs, C. (2016). Patient complaints about hospital services:applying a complaint taxonomy to analyse and respond to complaints. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(2), 240-245. [More Information]
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J., Scanlan, J. (2016). Pitching a Yerkes-Dodson Curve Ball?: A study exploring enhanced workplace performance for individuals with anxiety disorders. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 31(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Fernandez Sanchez, A., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J., Feng, X., Astell-Burt, T., Maas, C., Salvador-Carulla, L. (2016). The Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Western Sydney Local Health District: Gaps and Recommendations. Australian Health Review, In press, accepted Feb 2016.

2015

  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2015). Doing mental health care integration: A qualitative study of a new work role. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 9(1), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., MacMillan, F., Smith-Merry, J., Kilbreath, S., Merom, D. (2015). Perceived Barriers, Facilitators and Patterns of Physical Activity of Older - old Adults Living in Assisted Retirement Accommodation: a qualitative and quantitative pilot research. Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research, 4(6), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., MacMillan, F., Smith-Merry, J., Kilbreath, S., Merom, D. (2015). Perceived Barriers, Facilitators and Patterns of Physical Activity of Older-old Adults Living in Assisted Retirement Accommodation : a qualitative and quantitative pilot research. Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research, 4(6), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Salvador-Carulla, L., Fernandez Sanchez, A., Astell-Burt, T., Feng, X., Gillespie, J., Smith-Merry, J. (2015). Recovery in Mental Health in Western Sydney: Use of the Integrated Atlas of Care for context analysis and planning. International Journal of Integrated Care, 15(5), URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-117038.
  • Mellifont, D., Smith-Merry, J. (2015). The Anxious Times: An Analysis of the Representation of Anxiety Disorders in The Australian Newspaper, 2000–20155. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 25(2), 278-296. [More Information]
  • Harrison, R., Walton, M., Manias, E., Smith-Merry, J., Kelly, P., Iedema, R., Robinson, L. (2015). The missing evidence: a systematic review of patients’ experiences of adverse events in health care. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(6), 424-442. [More Information]

2014

  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Hancock, N., Yen, I. (2014). Integrating care for chronic mental ill-health: the Partners in Recovery Western Sydney Study. International Journal of Integrated Care, 14(9), URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-116630.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Walton, M. (2014). Research governance as a facilitator for ethical and timely research? Learning from the experience of a large government-funded multisite research project. Australian Health Review, 38(3), 295-300. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Caple, A. (2014). Safety, Risk and Mental Health: Decision-Making Processes Prescribed by Australian Mental Health Legislation. Journal of Law and Medicine, 21(3), 661-681.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2014). Seeing knowledge in mental health in Scotland. In Richard Freeman, Steve Sturdy (Eds.), Knowledge in Policy: Embodied, Inscribed, Enacted, (pp. 21-41). Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2014). Understanding talk and texts: Discourse analysis for nursing research. In Mary De Chesnay (Eds.), Nursing Research Using Data Analysis: Qualitative Designs and Methods in Nursing, (pp. 71-86). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Walton, M., Jorm, C., Smith-Merry, J., Harrison, R., Manias, E., Iedema, R., Kelly, P. (2014). Using patients' experiences of adverse events to improve health service delivery and practice: protocol of a data linkage study of Australian adults age 45 and above. BMJ Open, 4, 1-7. [More Information]

2013

  • Warburton, J., Smith-Merry, J., Michaels, C. (2013). Delivering Community Services in a New World of Volunteering: A Case Study from Sydney, Australia. International Journal of Public Administration, 36, 798-806. [More Information]
  • Sturdy, S., Freeman, R., Smith-Merry, J. (2013). Making Knowledge for International Policy: WHO Europe and Mental Health Policy, 1970-2008. Social History of Medicine, 26(3), 532-554. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Merom, D., Smith-Merry, J., Davis, G., Kilbreath, S. (2013). Physical activity behaviour in older people living in retirement villages. APA Conference 2013 'New Moves', Melbourne: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2013). Reciprocal instrumentalism: Scotland, WHO Europe, and mental health. International Journal of Public Policy, 9(4, 5, 6), 260-276. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S. (2013). Recovery in Scotland: The Rise and Uncertain Future of a Mental Health Social Movement. Society and Mental Health, 3(2), 114-132. [More Information]

2012

  • Smith-Merry, J. (2012). Experiential knowledge in action: Consulting practitioners for policy change. Policy and Society, 31(2), 131-143. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Smith-Merry, J., Healy, J., McDonald, F. (2012). Health Complaint Commissions in Australia: Time for a national approach to data collection. Australian Review of Public Affairs, 11(1), 1-18.
  • Freeman, R., Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S. (2012). Rhizomic Regulation: Mobilising Knowledge for Mental Health in Europe. In Joao Barroso, Luis Miguel Carvalho (Eds.), Knowledge and Regulatory Processes in Health and Education Policies, (pp. 13-50). Lisbon: EDUCA.
  • Smith-Merry, J., Sturdy, S., Freeman, R. (2012). Stakeholder consultation as social mobilization: framing Scottish mental health policy. Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 46(7), 823-844. [More Information]

2011

  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2011). Implementing recovery: an analysis of the key technologies in Scotland. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 5(11), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2011). Les transformations du systeme de sante mentale: l'exemple de l'Ecosse [Transformation of a mental health system – the case of Scotland]. Revue Sociologie Sante, 34(1), 143-164.

2008

  • Smith-Merry, J. (2008). Improving mental health and wellbeing in Scotland: A model policy approach. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, 7(3), 176-185. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J., Freeman, R., Sturdy, S. (2008). Organising Mental Health in Scotland. Mental Health Review Journal, 13(4), 16-26. [More Information]

2007

  • Smith-Merry, J., Gillespie, J., Leeder, S. (2007). A pathway to a stronger research culture in health policy. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2007). Critical discourse analysis for nursing research. Nursing Inquiry, 14(1), 60-70. [More Information]

2006

  • Smith-Merry, J. (2006). Governing the mother: access to reproductive technologies. In Greg Marston & Catherine McDonald (Eds.), Analysing social policy: a governmental approach, (pp. 177-194). Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Wang, J., Smith-Merry, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Should Older People Be Regularly Screened for Vision and Hearing by Primary Health Care Providers? Geriatrics and Ageing, 9(3), 183-189.
  • Wang, J., Smith-Merry, J., Leeder, S. (2006). Should older people be regularly screened for vision and hearing? Geriatrics and Ageing, 9(3), 183-189.

2005

  • Smith-Merry, J., Mitchell, P., Wang, J., Leeder, S. (2005). A health policy for hearing impairment in older Australians: what should it include? Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 2(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2005). When Morality Gets in the Way? Public Policy Debates Around Reproductive Technologies’. Just Policy, 38, 48-50.

2003

  • Warburton, J., Smith-Merry, J. (2003). Out of the Generosity of Your Heart: Are we Creating Active Citizens through Compulsory Volunteer Programs for Young People in Australia. Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, 37(7), 772-786.
  • Smith-Merry, J. (2003). Suitable Mothers’: Lesbian and single women and the ‘unborn’ in Australian parliamentary discourse. Critical Social Policy, 23(1), 63-88.

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