Siobhan O'Sullivan

Convenor BSRAP and MPPG
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan undertakes research into the delivery of contracted employment services in Australia, the UK, and around the world. She has a broad interest in the welfare state and 'mission drift'. She also has an ongoing interest in animal welfare policy and environmental ethics. You can listen to Siobhan podcast 'Knowing Animals' by clicking here: http://knowinganimals.libsyn.com. 

Subject areas

Publications

Books
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Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2015, Introduction: Contracting-out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119016458.ch0
2015
Considine M; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan SS; Sol E, 2015, Getting Welfare to Work: Street level governance in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands, Oxford University Press, Oxford, http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780198743705.do
2015
O'Sullivan S, 2011, Animals, Equality and Democracy, Palgrave Macmillan
2011
Book Chapters
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O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Animals and the Politics of Equity', in Garner R; O'Sullivan S (ed.), The Political Turn in Animal Ethics, Rowman & Littlefield International, http://www.rowmaninternational.com/books/the-political-turn-in-animal-ethics
2016
Ross S; O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'The World Trade Organisation (WTO)', in Linzey A (ed.), The Global Guide to Animal Protection, University of Illinois Press
2013
Hadley J; O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'Utilitarianism for the Dog that had Everything', in Hales S (ed.), What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Dog, Open Court, pp. 285 - 294, http://www.opencourtbooks.com/books_n/what_philosophy_dog.htm
2013
O'Sullivan S, 2009, 'Australasian Animal Protection Law and the Challenge of Equal Consideration', in Animal Law in Australasia: A New Dialogue, Federation Press, pp. 108 - 127
2009
O'Sullivan S, 2007, 'Legislation – History (International) of Animal Welfare Policy', in Encyclopaedia of Human-Animal Relations: a global exploration of our connections with animals, Greenwood, pp. 1000 - 1007
2007
Conference Papers
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Brenton S; McCausland C; O'Sullivan S, 2013, 'Piracy, Animals and Democratic Engagement: The Limits of Civil Disobedience at Sea', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Murdoch University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2013, Murdoch University, 30 September 2016 - 02 October 2013
2013
O'Sullivan S; Considine M; Lewis JM, 2009, 'John Howard and the Neo-liberal Agenda: The regulation and reform of Australia’s privatised employment services sector between 1996 and 2008', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Macquarie University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2009, Macquarie University, 28 September 2009 - 30 September 2009
2009
O'Sullivan S, 2006, 'Conflict and Coherence within the Australian Animal Protection Movement', in Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Monash University, presented at Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2006, Monash University, 25 September 2006 - 27 September 2006
2006
O'Sullivan S, 2005, 'Animal Research Policy, Public Perceptions, and the Problem of Transparency', in Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Victoria University, presented at Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in the Public Sector, Victoria University, 04 April 2016 - 07 April 2005
2005
Edited Books
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Garner R; O'Sullivan S, (ed.), 2016, The Political Turn in Animal Ethics, Rowman and Littlefield, September 206, http://www.rowmaninternational.com/books/the-political-turn-in-animal-ethics
2016
Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2015, Contracting-Out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119016458
2015
Journal articles
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O'Sullivan S; Watt Y; Probyn-Rapsey F, 2019, 'Tainted Love: The Trials and Tribulations of a Career in Animal Studies', Society and Animals, vol. 27, pp. 361 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15685306-00001677
2019
McGann M; Danneris S; O'Sullivan S, 2019, 'Introduction: Rethinking welfare-to-work for the long-term unemployed', Social Policy and Society
2019
O'Sullivan S; McGann M; Considine M, 2019, 'The category game and its impact on street-level bureaucrats and jobseekers: An australian case study', Social Policy and Society, vol. 18, pp. 631 - 645, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1474746419000162
2019
Haigh Y; O’Sullivan S, 2019, 'Introduction to the special issue of teaching public policy in Australia', Teaching Public Administration, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0144739419879481
2019
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; McGann M; Nguyen P, 2019, 'Locked-in or Locked-out: Can a Public Services Market Really Change?', Journal of Social Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279419000941
2019
Probyn-Rapsey F; O’Sullivan S; Watt Y, 2019, '‘Pussy Panic’ and Glass Elevators: How Gender is Shaping the Field of Animal Studies', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 34, pp. 198 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164649.2019.1644605
2019
O'Sullivan S; Walker C, 2018, 'From the interpersonal to the internet: social service digitisation and the implications for vulnerable individuals and communities', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 53, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2018.1519064
2018
Fawcett P; Legrand T; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan S, 2018, 'Governance, public policy and boundary-making', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 53, pp. 480 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2018.1519776
2018
McCausland C; Pyke S; O'Sullivan S, 2018, 'The Ethics and Politics of Drones in Animal Activism', Animal Studies Journal, vol. 7, pp. 78 - 103, http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol7/iss1/5/
2018
Watt Y; O'Sullivan S; Probyn-Rapsey F, 2018, 'Should we eat our research subjects? advocacy and Animal Studies', Animal Studies Journal, vol. 7, pp. 178 - 205, http://ro.uow.edu.au/asj/vol7/iss1/9/
2018
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2017, 'The Policymaker's Dilemma: The Risks and Benefits of a ‘Black Box’ Approach to Commissioning Active Labour Market Programmes', Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research, vol. 52, pp. 229 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12309
2017
Considine M; Nguyen P; O'Sullivan S, 2017, 'New public management and the rule of economic incentives: Australian welfare-to-work from job market signalling perspective', Public Management Review, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2017.1346140
2017
O'Sullivan S; McCausland M; Brenton S, 2017, 'Animal Activists, Civil Disobedience and Global Responses to Transnational Injustice', Res Publica: a journal of legal and social philosophy, vol. 23, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11158-017-9361-6
2017
Sima Y; O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Chinese Animal Protection Law and the Globalisation of Welfare Norms', International Journal of Law in Context, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1744552315000348
2016
Phuc N; Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Welfare-to-work: experience in the emerging Vietnamese welfare state', ASIA PACIFIC JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, vol. 38, pp. 270 - 280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23276665.2016.1253957
2016
Cochrane A; Garner R; O'Sullivan S, 2016, 'Animal ethics and the political', Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, vol. 21, pp. 261 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13698230.2016.1194583
2016
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2015, 'Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profits Organizations - An Australian Study', Contracting-Out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, pp. 55 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119016458.ch3
2015
Gallet W; O'Flynn J; Dickinson H; O'Sullivan S, 2015, 'The Promises and Pitfalls of Prime Provider Models in Service Delivery: The Next Phase of Reform in Australia?', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 74, pp. 239 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12120
2015
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'Mission drift?: The third sector and the pressure to be businesslike: Evidence from job services Australia', Third Sector Review, vol. 20, pp. 87 - 108, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=535390979767726;res=IELHSS
2014
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'New public management and welfare-to-work in Australia: Comparing the reform agendas of the ALP and the Coalition', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 49, pp. 469 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2014.931343
2014
O'Sullivan S; Creed B; Grey J, 2014, ''Low down dirty rat’: popular and moral responses to urban wildlife living in suburban Melbourne', Relations. Beyond Anthropocentrism, vol. 2, http://www.ledonline.it/index.php/Relations/article/view/673
2014
Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P, 2014, 'Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profit Organizations - An Australian Study', Social Policy & Administration, vol. 48, pp. 169 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12055
2014
Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2014, 'Introduction: Markets and the new welfare - buying and selling the poor', Social Policy and Administration, vol. 48, pp. 119 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/spol.12052
2014
McCausland C; O’Sullivan S; Brenton S, 2013, 'Trespass, Animals and Democratic Engagement', Res Publica, vol. 19, pp. 205 - 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11158-013-9214-x
2013
Ellis C; McKay R; O'Sullivan S; Twine R; Weller K, 2012, 'The animals & society institute fellowship: Catalyzing work in human-animal studies', Society and Animals, vol. 20, pp. 117 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853012X631333
2012
Otter C; O'Sullivan S; Ross S, 2012, 'Laying the Foundations for an International Animal Protection Regime', Journal of Animal Ethics, vol. 2, pp. 53 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.5406/janimalethics.2.1.0053
2012
Considine M; O'Sullivan S, 2012, 'Les réformes de l’activation des aides aux chômeurs en Australie', Informations sociales, vol. 3, pp. 148 - 148, http://www.cairn.info/resume.php?ID_ARTICLE=INSO_171_0028
2012
Considine M; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan S, 2011, 'Quasi-markets and service delivery flexibility following a decade of employment assistance reform in Australia', Journal of Social Policy, vol. 40, pp. 811 - 833, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047279411000213
2011
O'Sullivan S; Bennison R, 2011, 'Riding the crest of a human-animal studies wave', Society and Animals, vol. 19, pp. 333 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853011X589990
2011
Hadley J; O'Sullivan S, 2009, 'World poverty, animal minds and the ethics of veterinary expenditure', Environmental Values, vol. 18, pp. 361 - 378, http://dx.doi.org/10.3197/096327109X12474739376578
2009
O'Sullivan S, 2008, 'Transparency in Australian animal research regulation – How are we doing?', Australian Animal Protection Law Journal, vol. 1, pp. 15 - 35
2008
O'Sullivan S, 2007, 'Advocating for animals equally from within a liberal paradigm', Environmental Politics, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09644010601073390
2007
O'Sullivan S, 2006, 'Transparency and Animal Research Regulation: An Australian Case Study', Journal of Critical Animal Studies, vol. 4, pp. 1 - 15, http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/volume-iv-issue-i-2006/
2006
Media
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O'Sullivan S, 2015, Knowing Animals, http://knowinganimals.libsyn.com/
2015
Other
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O'Sullivan S, 2018, [Review] Stray: Human-Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene Barbara Creed, Stray: Human- Animal Ethics in the Anthropocene, https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=89hhalsAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate&httpsredir=1&article=1350&context=asj
2018
Reports
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Cochrane A; O'Sullivan S; Milburn J, 2019, Symposia: Sentientist Politics Theory of Global Inter-Species Justice, Politics and Animals
2019
Lewis JM; Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; McGann M, 2018, From Entitlement to Experiement: Industry report on case studies of high providing providers, University of Melbourne
2018
Considine M; McGann M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; Lewis JM, 2018, Improving Outcomes for Disadvantaged Jobseekers: The Next Generation of Employment Services Response to Discussion Paper
2018
Considine M; Lewis JM; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; McGann M, 2018, Enhancing employment services for the ‘hardest-to-help’: Report on case studies with high performing jobactives
2018
Lewis JM; Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; McGann M, 2018, From Entitlement to Experiment: Industry Report on Case Studies of High Performing Providers
2018
O'Sullivan S; McGann M, 2018, Areas of Research Interest: Response to DWP Research Priorities and Objectives
2018
Lewis JM; considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; McGann M, 2017, From Entitlement to Experiment: the new governance of welfare to work. UK Report Back to Industry Partners, University of Melbourne
2017
Lewis JM; Considine M; O'Sullivan S; Nguyen P; McGann M, 2016, From Entitement to Experiment: the new governance of welfare to work. Australian Report back to Industry Partners, http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/2165878/2016-Australian-Industry-Report.pdf
2016
O'Sullivan S; O’Flynn J; Dickinson H; Gallet W; Currie K; Pettit M; Pagan A, 2014, The Prime Provider Model: An opportunity for better public service delivery?, Brotherhood of St Laurence, http://servicedelivery.dss.gov.au/2014/05/26/working-paper-released-on-prime-provider-model/
2014
O'Sullivan SB; Considine M; Lewis J, 2009, Activating States: transforming the delivery of ‘welfare to work’ services in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands. Report to UK Providers, http://ssps.unimelb.edu.au/sites/ssps.unimelb.edu.au/files/report_industry_partners_UK.pdf
2009
O'Sullivan S; Considine M; Lewis J, 2009, Activating States: transforming the delivery of ‘welfare to work’ services in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands. Report to Australian Providers, http://ssps.unimelb.edu.au/sites/ssps.unimelb.edu.au/files/report_industry_partners_australia.pdf
2009
Theses / Dissertations
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O'Sullivan S, 2008, Animal Visibility and and Equality in Liberal Democratic States, University of Sydney, http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/2441
2008