Charlotte Fabiansson is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the College of Arts & Education. Her research interests are within perception of risk, sociology of youth and young adults' everyday life:
- community belonging and feeling safe
- social and ethnic identity
- perception of risk
- risky behaviour and gambling.
Refereed journal articles
Fabiansson, C. (2015). Young people's societal belonging and perception of social status within networks, Rural Society, 24(1), 85-105
Collins, J. Reid, C. and Fabiansson, C. (2011) Identities, Aspirations and Belonging of Cosmopolitan Youth in Australia. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies, 3 (3): 92-107.
Fabiansson, C. (2009) Why would anyone want to do gambling research? Journal of the National Association for Gambling Studies, 21 (1): 25-27.
Fabiansson, C. (2008) Pathways to Excessive Gambling – Are young people's approach to gambling an indication of future gambling propensity? Child Indicators Research, 1 (2): 156-175.
Fabiansson, C. (2007) Young People's Perception of Being Safe - Globally & Locally, Social Indicators Research Journal, 2007, vol. 80, pp. 31-49.
Fabiansson, C et al. (forthcoming) Food and the Risk Society. The Power of Risk Perception. Ashgate Publishing Group, UK. ISBN 978-1-4724-7896-2
Fabiansson, C. (2010) Pathways to Excessive Gambling. A Societal Perspective on Youth and Adult Gambling Pursuits. Ashgate Publishing Group, UK, ISBN 978-1-4094-0431-6.
Fabiansson, C. (2007) A Community Study - Employment Status & Gambling Pursuits in Greater Western Sydney, New South Wales, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, ISBN 1 74108 141 6.
- ASL2003 Ethics
- ASL2005 Forensic Investigation in Social Context
- ASS3007 Space, Knowledge & Power
- ASS3043 Inquiring into the Social Sphere 1
- ASS3044 Inquiring into the Social Sphere 2
2009: The Department of Immigration and Citizenship provides funding to organisations under the Diversity and Social Cohesion Program Tapping the Pulse of Youth in Cosmopolitan South Western and Western Sydney: A pilot study.
2008: New South Wales Government, Department of Gaming and Racing, Casino Community Benefit Fund; A Community Study of the Relationships between Unemployment and Gambling.
International Sociology Association (ISA):
- Research Groups (RC34) Sociology of Youth;
- (RC05) Racism, Nationalism and Ethnic Relations, and
- Thematic group (TC04) Sociology of Risk and Uncertainty, Board member
The Australian Sociological Association (TASA):
- TG Risk Societies co-convenor
Areas of expertise
- Community belonging
- Perception of risk and risky behaviour
- Societal gambling
- Sociology of youth