Dan Woodman

President of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
University of Melbourne
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

Sociology in the Land Down Under: Challenges and Opportunities for Australian Sociologists

2019, issue 43, Dan Woodman: Like other countries, the major challenges Australia faces are not ours alone. They are also at their core about inequality and how we live together. These include the regulation of financial markets, human rights (our refugee policies are providing a horrible example to other countries moving to the right), the rise of populism, and even the stability of our political system. Australia is a stable democracy on many measures, but we’re now world leader in the rate we replace Prime Ministers.

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