This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
Born in London, Gavin was educated at Cambridge, Manchester and London Universities, and before moving to QUT, lectured for six years at Lancaster University.
He is interested in
- using social theory to understand both the human sciences and culture
- social studies of science and technology;
- more traditional political sociology/political science concepts such as globalisation, liberalism and cosmopolitanism.
His books include
The Sociology of Cosmopolitanism;
State, Democracy and Globalization;
Understanding Culture; and
Using Foucault's Methods.
Deviance And Social Control, Globalisation, Political Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Social Theory
Cultural Studies, Sociology
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (University of London)
- MA (University of Cambridge)
- MSc (Victoria University of Manchester)
- BA (University of Cambridge)
Professional memberships and associations
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Sociology
Editorial Advisory Board, Foucault Studies
Editorial Advisory Board, Athenea Digital
- Kendall G, Michael M, (2009) Orden y desorden: tiempo, tecnología y el yo (Order and disorder: time, technology and self), Dónde reside la acción? Agencia, constructivismo y psycología (Where it Resides The Action? Agency, Constructivism, Psychology), pp. 263-290.
- Kendall G, Woodward I, Skrbis Z, (2009) The Sociology of Cosmopolitanism: Globalization, Identity, Culture and Government, Palgrave Macmillan.
- Diaz-Bone R, Buhrmann A, Gutierrez-Rodriguez E, Schneider W, Kendall G, Tirado F, (2008) The field of Foucaultian discourse analysis: structures, developments and perspectives, Historical Social Research, 33 (1), pp. 7-28.
- Wickham G, Kendall G, (2008) Critical discourse analysis, description, explanation, causes: Foucault's inspiration versus Weber's perspiration, Historical Social Research, 33 (1), pp. 142-161.
- Wickham G, Kendall G, (2008) What once was old is new again: reviving an early-modern form of interdisciplinarity for socio-legal studies, Flinders Law Journal, 10 (3), pp. 485-501.
- Woodward I, Kendall G, Skrbis Z, (2008) Cosmopolitanism, the nation-state and imaginative realism, Journal of Sociology, 44 (4), pp. 401-417.
- Summerville J, Adkins B, Kendall G, (2008) Community participation, rights, and responsibilities: the governmentality of sustainable development policy in Australia, Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 26 (4), pp. 696-711.
- Kendall G, (2005) Organisation de la police et neoliberalisme, Gouvernement, organisation et entreprise: l'heritage de Michel Foucault, pp. 215-232.
- King R, Kendall G, (2004) The State, Democracy and Globalization, Palgrave Macmillan.
- Skrbis Z, Kendall G, Woodward I, (2004) Locating Cosmopolitanism: Between Humanist Ideal and Grounded Social Category, Theory, Culture and Society, 21 (6), pp. 115-136.
Completed supervisions (Doctorate)
- Poverty in Perception: A Study of the Twentieth Century Prime Ministers of Australia & New Zealand (2010)
- The Quest for Authenticity in the West - Negotiating the Self in Late Modern Cultures (2010)
- DE LA RECONSTRUCTION A L'AUGMENTATION DU CORPS HUMAIN EN MEDECINE RESTAURATIVE ET EN CYBERNETIQUE (2009)
- Faith's knowledge: Papers exploring the theory and application of theological epistemology (2009)
- The Phenomenology of Utopia: Reimagining the Political (2009)
- Voter Behaviour and Constitutional Change in Australia Since 1967 (2009)
- Constructing and Fracturing Alliances: Actant Stories and the Australian Xenotransplantation Network (2008)
- Governmentality , Pedagogy and Membership Categorization: a case of enrolling the citizen in sustainable regional planning (2007)
- A Rebellious Distemper: A Foucaultian History of Breast Cancer to 1900 (2005)
- Organising Mobility: A Sociological Investigation of the Operations of an International Airport (2005)