Changes and continuities in young masculinities
Experiences of and aspirations for education
Young people's transitions into the labour market
Young people's transitions out of the parental home
Social class inequalities
Steve has published widely on the ways in which social class and gender shape, influence and constrain young people’s experiences of and aspirations for education, employment, housing, consumption and the domestic sphere. His research focuses on the changes and continuities in contemporary transitions from youth to young adulthood, particularly the "missing middle" and young masculinities. He has recently been conducting research into the ways Victorian men’s drinking cultures are influenced by masculine norms.
Steven Roberts's Articles
Hope for the homeless?
COVID-19 has proved that the homelessness problem is solvable, but will Australia make good on its human rights obligations once the pandemic has passed?
Episode 21: Who's a Good Boy
On this episode, we’ll hear a more positive perspective – how masculinity is changing, and how men are being encouraged to change past patterns of behaviour.
The millennial bug?
Depicted as selfish and reckless, people in their 20s and 30s have been blamed for spreading COVID-19, but perpetuating negative stereotypes of a selfish generation is wrong and disingenuous.
Episode 20: Nice Guise
On this episode we’ll hear a more positive perspective – how masculinity is changing, and how men are being encouraged to change past patterns of behaviour.
Mate, we need to talk
As we (hopefully) start to move out of the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, there's a variety of issues we need to retain in our conversations with, and about, men’s health.
Counting the COVID-19 social cost
During this time of massive social upheaval, Monash sociologists explore how various community groups are faring.