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Professor Loretta Baldassar

Professor
Anthropology and Sociology

Contact details
Address
Anthropology and Sociology
The University of Western Australia (M257)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7232
Fax
+61 8 6488 1062
Email
loretta.baldassar@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
see http://uwa.academia.edu/LorettaBaldassar
Location
Room 2.26, Social Sciences Building, Perth campus

Deputy Head of School (Community and Engagement)
Social Sciences, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Social Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M257)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 7232
Fax
+61 8 6488 1062
Email
loretta.baldassar@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
see http://uwa.academia.edu/LorettaBaldassar
Location
Room 2.26, Social Sciences Building, Perth campus
Qualifications
BSc PhD W.Aust.
Publications
Selected

Book Authored – research
Baldassar, L., Baldock, C., & Wilding, R. (2007) Families Caring Across Borders: Migration, Aging and Transnational Caregiving. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
Baldassar, L. & Pesman, R. (2005) From Paesani to Global Italians: Veneto Migrants in Australia. Crawley, University of Western Australia Press. [Italian translation published (2004) I Veneti in Australia: sfide di storia contemporanea. Padua: ANEA]. Nominated for the Victorian Premier’s Regional History Award
Baldassar, L. (2001) Visits Home: migration experiences between Italy and Australia. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. Winner of the 2001 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, Community Relations Section.

Book Edited – research
Baldassar, L., Bressan, M., Johanson, G & McAuliffe, N. (eds) (2015) Chinese Migration to Europe: Prato, Italy and Beyond. Palgrave MacMillan.
Kneebone, S., Stevens, D., & Baldassar, L. (eds) (2014) Conflicting Identities: Refugee Protection and the Role of Law Routledge.
Baldassar, L & Merla, L. (eds) (2014) Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care: understanding mobility and absence in family life. Routledge Transnationalism Series. Paperback edition published in 2016.
Baldassar, L & Gabaccia, D. (eds) (2011) Intimacy and Italian Migration Gender and Domestic Lives in a Mobile World, New York: Fordham University Press.

Journal Special Issue, guest editor
Baldassar, L., Wilding, R., & Boccagni, P., (forthcoming, 2017) Ageing in Place in a mobile world: new media and older people’s support networks. Special Issue by invitation, Transnational Social Review. A Social Work Journal
Nare, L., Walsh, K., & Baldassar, L., (forthcoming 2017) Ageing in Transnational Contexts: Transforming Everyday Practices and Identities in Later Life" Special Issue of Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power.
Baldassar, L; Nedelcu, M, Merla, L & Wilding R, (2016) Migration and New Media: ‘being together’ and ‘co-presence’ in transnational family life. Special Issue Journal of Global Networks. 16(2) 131-256
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Baldassar, L. & Boccagni, P (2015) 'Moving Feelings: Emotions and the Process of Migration', Special Issue Emotions, Space and Society Vol 16:1-146. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/17554586/16
Merla, L. & Baldassar, L. (2010) ‘Transnational care dynamics: between emotions and rationality’/‘Les dynamiques de soin transnationales : entre émotions et considérations économiques’. Special issue of Journal Recherches sociologiques et anthropologiques: Vol XLI, No. 1.
Skrbis, Z., Baldassar, L., & Poynting, S. (2007) ‘Social sciences and the question of generations’ in Negotiating Belonging: Migration and Generations, Special Issue of Journal of Intercultural Studies. 28(3): 261-269.
Harney, N & Baldassar, L. (2007) ‘Tracking Transnationalism: migrancy and its futures’, Special Issue of Journal of Migration Studies, 33(2): 189-198.
Harney, N & Baldassar, L. (2006) ‘Italian Diasporas Share the Neighbourhood’, Special Issue of Journal of Modern Italy, 11(1).
Baldassar, L. (1999) National and Cultural Identities, Special Issue of The Australian Journal of Social Issues, 34(4):291-299.

Journal Articles – refereed in scholarly journal
Sala, E., & Baldassar, L (2017) "Leaving Family to Return to Family: Roots Migration Among Second Generation Italian-Australians" Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology
Baldassar, L & Raffaetà, R. (2017) “It’s Complicated, isn’t it? Citizenship and Ethnic Identity in a Mobile World” Ethnicities Journal DOI: 10.1177/1468796816684148
Baldassar, L., Pyke, J., & Ben Mosche, D., (2017) ‘The Vietnamese Diaspora in Australia: Intra-group tensions, transnational ties and ‘victim’ status’ in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Baldassar, L., Ferrero, L. & Portis, L. (2017) “More like a daughter than an employee”: the kinning process between paid carers and their elderly employers. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power.
McKenzie, L & Baldassar, L (2016). ‘Missing friendships: Absent local–international student ties at an Australian university’, Higher Education. DOI: 10.1007/s10734-016-0073-1
McKenzie, L., & Baldassar, L (2016) Studying Internationalization on Campus: Lessons from an Undergraduate Qualitative Research Project. Sage Research Methods Cases Education.
Baldassar, L & McKenzie, L (2016) Beyond "Just Being There": Teaching Internationalization at Home in Two Qualitative Methods Units Journal of Teaching Sociology, 44(2):84-95
Baldassar, L. (2016) ‘De-demonising distance in mobile family lives: co-presence, care circulation and polymedia as vibrant matter’ Global Networks, 16: 145–163.

Book Chapters (refereed):

Baldassar, L (2017) Transnational migration, families and identities: Australian perspectives in Boese, M & Marotta, V (eds) Critical reflections on Migration, ‘Race’ and Multiculturalism: Australia in a global context, Routledge
Baldassar, L., Kilkey, M., Merla, L. & Wilding, R. (2017), Transnational families, care and wellbeing, Handbook of Migration and Health, Eldward Elgar Publishing
Baldassar, L (2017) ‘Transformations in Transnational Ageing: A Century of Caring among Italians in Australia’ in ‘Parin Dossa & Catie Coe (eds) Transnational Aging and Kin-Work Rutgers University Press, Series on Global Perspectives on Aging.
Baldassar, L (2017) ‘Who Cares? The Unintended Consequences of Policy for Migrant Families’ In Tittensor, D & Fethi, M (eds) Women and Migration in the Global South. Palgrave
Baldassar, L (2016) ‘Mobilities and Communication Technologies: Transforming Care in Family Life’ in Kilkey, M. & Palenga-Moolenbeck, E. (eds) Family Live in an Age of Migration and Mobility: Global Perspectives through the Life Course. London: Palgrave Macmillan. Pp19-42
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