Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
Research Fellow

Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson

PhD Social Policy, UNSW

MSc Policy Studies, University of Edinburgh (Scotland),

BA (Hons), Queen’s University (Canada)

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Social Policy Research Centre

Elizabeth Adamson (PhD in Social Policy, UNSW; MSc Policy Studies, University of Edinburgh) is a Research Fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC). Her research interests cross broad comparative care and family policy including: early childhood education and care (ECEC), the social and political economy of formal and informal care, and gender, migration and care. She has also been involved in projects on disadvantaged children and young people, young carers, comparative family taxes and benefits, and child poverty in the Pacific Islands.

Phone
+61 2 9385 5358
Location
248 Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E, 2020, 'Gender', in Ellison N; Haux T (ed.), Handbook on Society and Social Policy, Edward Elgar Publishing
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Brennan D, 2018, 'Care and Migration', in Handbook on gender and social policy, Edward Elgar, pp. 253 - 266, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781785367168
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Brennan D; Charlesworth S; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2017, 'Out of Kilter: Changing Care, Migration and Employment Regimes in Australia', in Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55086-2_7
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Brennan D; Adamson EA, 2017, 'Early Education and Child Care Policy in Australia', in Grace R; Hodge K; McMahon C (ed.), Children, Families and Communities, edn. 5, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 318 - 336
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA, 2017, 'Crossing Boundaries: In-home childcare and migration in Canada', in Caring for Children Social Movements and Public Policy in Canada, UBC Press, pp. 187 - 207
    Books | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E, 2017, Nannies, migration and early childhood education and care An international comparison of in-home childcare policy and practice, Policy Press, Bristol
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Brennan DJ; Adamson E, 2012, 'Child Care and Australian Social Policy', in Bowes J; Grace R (ed.), Children, Families and Communities, edn. Revised, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 205 - 218
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Brennan DJ; Adamson E, 2012, 'Early childhood education and care policy', in Bowes J; Grace R; Hodge K (ed.), Children, families, communities: contexts and consequences, edn. 4th, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 255 - 270
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Hamilton M; Hill E; Adamson E, 2021, 'A ‘career shift’? Bounded agency in migrant employment pathways in the aged care and early childhood education and care sectors in Australia', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 47, pp. 3059 - 3079, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2019.1684246
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Smith JA; Clifford S; Wallace T, 2021, 'Understanding the secondary supply of alcohol as a wicked policy problem: The unique case of the Banned Drinker Register in the Northern Territory', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 80, pp. 283 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12471
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Clifford S; Wallace T; Smith JA, 2021, 'Industry views about the Banned Drinker Register in the Northern Territory: Early lessons from a qualitative evaluation', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 40, pp. 210 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dar.13174
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Clifford S; Smith JA; Adamson E; Wallace T, 2020, 'Do alcohol price control measures adequately consider the health of very remote Australians?: Minimum Unit Price in the Northern Territory', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 44, pp. 260 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12994
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Graham A; Bessell S; Adamson E; Truscott J; Simmons C; Thomas N; Gardon L; Johnson A, 2019, 'Navigating the ambiguous policy landscape of student participation', Journal of Education Policy, vol. 34, pp. 789 - 811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02680939.2018.1527945
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA; Cortis N; Brennan D; Charlesworth S, 2017, 'Social care and migration policy in Australia: Emerging intersections?', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 52, pp. 78 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajs4.1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA; Brennan D, 2016, 'Return of the Nanny: Public Policy towards In-home Childcare in the UK, Canada and Australia', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, vol. 51, pp. 1386 - 1405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12250
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Skattebol J; Adamson E; Woodrow C, 2016, 'Revisioning professionalism from the periphery', Early Years, vol. 36, pp. 116 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09575146.2015.1121975
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E, 2015, 'An Equal Start? Providing Quality Early Education and Care for Disadvantaged Children Edited by LudovicaGambaro, KittyStewart and JaneWaldfogel Bristol: Policy Press, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4473-1051-8; £70.00 (hbk).', Social Policy & Administration, vol. 49, pp. 969 - 970, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12180
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA; Brennan D, 2014, 'Social investment or private profit? Diverging notions of 'investment' in early childhood education and care', International Journal of Early Childhood, vol. 46, pp. 47 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13158-013-0098-x
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Hamilton M; Adamson E, 2012, 'Bounded agency in young carers' lifecourse-stage domains and transitions', Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 16, pp. 101 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710743
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Whiteford P; Redmond G; Adamson E, 2011, 'Middle Class Welfare in Australia: How has the Distribution of Cash Benefits changed since the 1980s?', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, vol. 14, pp. 81 - 102, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=556711210676386;res=IELBUS
  • Reports | 2021
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Adamson E, 2021, The Five Aspects of Effective Engagement in Early Childhood Education: Approachability, Acceptability, Availability, Affordability, Appropriateness, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5fa0c6861b8af
    Reports | 2020
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Hamilton M; Hodgson H; Bradbury B; Ip M; Adamson E; Van Toorn G, 2020, Security in old age for older single women without children, https://www.sydney.edu.au/content/dam/corporate/documents/business-school/research/women-work-leadership/security-in-old-age-for-older-single-women-without-children-report.pdf
    Reports | 2018
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Saunders P; Bedford M; Brown J; Naidoo Y; Adamson E, 2018, Material Deprivation and Social Exclusion Among Young Australians: A child-focused approach, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5bd2aacfb0112
    Reports | 2017
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Blaxland M; Adamson E, 2017, Comparative Perspectives on Family Day Care: Structure, Regulation, and Research Gaps, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 06/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/590152eadb59f, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Comparative_Perspectives_final.pdf
    Reports | 2016
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Blaxland M; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2016, Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report, 01/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Perspectives_on_quality_in_Australian_family_day_care__Final_report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38896
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Cortis N; Blaxland, M ; Brennan, D ; Adamson, E , 2014, Family Day Care at the Crossroads: Quality and Sustainability in Uncertain Times, Social Policy Research Centre, NSW Family Day Care Association, 24/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Family_Day_Care_at_the_crossroads_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39280
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Jenkins BL; Blaxland M; Adamson E; Brennan D; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2014, Insights into child care and early education: Dandenong and surrounds, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 5/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Dandenong.pdf
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Brennan D; Adamson E, 2014, Financing the Future: An equitable and sustainable approach to early childhood education and care, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 01/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Financing_the_Future.pdf
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Skattebol J; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Adamson E; Purcal C; Hill T; Jenkins B; Williams F, 2014, Families at the Centre: What do low income families say about care and education for their young children?, Sydney, SPRC Report Series 28/14, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2014_Families_at_the_Centre__What_do_low_income_families_say.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Purcal C; Adamson E; Brennan D; Blaxland M; Jenkins BL; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Caboolture, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report Series, 21/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Caboolture.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Brennan D; Blaxland M; Jenkins BL; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into early child care and education: Elizabeth Grove, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__ElizabethGrove.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Jenkins BL; Adamson E; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Fitzroy, 23/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Fitzroy.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Purcal C; Adamson E; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Jenkins BL; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Marrickville, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, 24/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Marrickville.pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Jenkins BL; Adamson E; Blaxland M; Brennan D; Purcal C; Skattebol J, 2013, Insights into child care and early education: Orange, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, SPRC Report Series, 25/2013, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Insights_into_child_care_and_early_education__Orange.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Zhu A; Brennan DJ; Adamson E; Whiteford P, 2011, Leave Patterns of Australian Mothers, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
    Reports | 2011
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    valentine K; Adamson E; Bromfield L; Edwards B; Hilferty F; Katz I; McHugh MH; Gray M; Mcdonald M, 2011, Keep Them Safe evaluation framework: Final report. Report for: the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Social Policy Research Centre and Australian Institute of Family Studies, Sydney and Melbourne, http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0017/125144/Keep_Them_Safe_Evaluation_Framework_Volume_1.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Cass B; Brennan DJ; Thomson CM; Hill T; Purcal C; Hamilton M; Adamson E, 2011, Young carers: Social policy impacts of the caring responsibilities of children and young adults, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney
  • Conference Presentations | 2019
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Hamilton M; Adamson E; Kintominas A, 2019, 'Migrant nannies and migrant grannies: new migration pathways and in-home childcare in Australia', presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW Sydney, 09 September 2019 - 11 September 2019
    Conference Presentations | 2015
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Brennan D; Cortis N, 2015, 'Social policy, care and migration in Australia: Lock step or out of step?', presented at Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand, 03 February 2015 - 05 February 2015
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E, 2014, 'Reshaping care work in the home: the case of in-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada', presented at Work and Family Researchers Network, New York, NY, 19 June 2014 - 21 June 2014
    Conference Presentations | 2014
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E, 2014, 'Competing pressures, actors and interests in ECEC: Comparing the origins of in-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada', presented at Social Sciences and Humanities Congress 2014 (Canadian Sociological Association), Brock University, St Catherines, Ontario, 26 May 2014 - 30 May 2014
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA, 2013, 'Debates and inequalities surrounding In-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada: Implications for the recognition of care workers', in Debates and inequalities surrounding In-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada: Implications for the recognition of care workers, Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, presented at Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 16 September 2013 - 18 September 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA, 2013, 'Comparative In-home child care policy in Australia, the UK and Canada: Intersecting inequalities and implications for the recognition of care workers', in Comparative In-home child care policy in Australia, the UK and Canada: Intersecting inequalities and implications for the recognition of care workers, Research Committee 19: Social exclusion and the challenges of inclusion: social policies addressing intersecting inequalities, Budapest, Hungary, presented at Research Committee 19: Social exclusion and the challenges of inclusion: social policies addressing intersecting inequalities, Budapest, Hungary, 22 August 2013 - 24 August 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson EA, 2013, 'Contradictions between discourse and policy? Comparing In-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada', in Contradictions between discourse and policy? Comparing In-home child care in Australia, the UK and Canada, Changes and Challenges in a Globalising World: First International Community, Work and Family Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, presented at Changes and Challenges in a Globalising World: First International Community, Work and Family Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 17 July 2013 - 19 July 2013
    Working Papers | 2009
    Dr Elizabeth Anne Adamson
    Adamson E; Skattebol J; valentine K; Brennan DJ; Katz I; Helyar S; Woodruff J; Bevan K, 2009, Because children and families matter: Delivering on the National Reform Agenda,, UnitingCare Australia, Canberra., http://dx.doi.org

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