Publications

  • Books and Edited Collections

    • Osbaldiston, N (ed.) (2013), The Culture of the Slow: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Benson, M. & Osbaldiston, N (eds.) (forthcoming), Understanding Lifestyle Migration: Theoretical Approaches to Migration and the Quest for a Better Life, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Osbaldiston, N (2012), The Great Urban Escape: Seeking Authenticity in Place, Culture and Self, New York: Palgrave Macmillan

      Book chapters

    • Osbaldiston, N & Picken, F (forthcoming), ‘The Urban Push for Environmental Amenity: Symptoms, Experiences, Resistances and Side Effects’, in A.Ragusa (ed) Contemporary Rural and Regional Communities: Lessons from Australian Communities for a Global Audience, Bentham Books.
    • Osbaldiston, N & Picken, F (forthcoming), ‘Negotiating the Slow in Amenity Migration’, in L.Moss and R.Glorioso (eds.) Amenity Driven Change: The New Global Countryside, Kaslo, Canada: IAMC
    • Osbaldiston, N (forthcoming), ‘Beyond Mobilities and Ahistoricity in Lifestyle Migration Research’, in M.Benson and N.Osbaldiston (eds.) Understanding Lifestyle Migration: Theoretical Approaches to the Quest for a Better Life, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Benson, M and Osbaldiston, N. (forthcoming), ‘New Horizons in Lifestyle Migration Research’, in M.Benson and N.Osbaldiston (eds.) Understanding Lifestyle Migration: Theoretical Approaches in the Quest for a Better Life, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Osbaldiston, N (2013), ‘Slow Culture’, in N.Osbaldiston (ed), The Culture of the Slow: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World, pp.1-18, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Osbaldiston, N (2013), ‘Consuming Space Slowly’, The Culture of the Slow: Social Deceleration in an Accelerated World, pp.71-93, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
    • O’Brien, P & Osbaldiston, N 2010, ‘ePortfolios and Preservice Teachers’, in A.Ragusa (ed.) Interaction in Communication Technologies & Virtual Learning Environments: Human Factors, IGI Global, Pennsylvania

     

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Refereed conference papers

    • Osbaldiston, N 2012, ‘Theory and the Public’, in Proceedings of the Annual Australian Sociological Association Conference 2012, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
    • Osbaldiston, N 2011, ‘Weber and Simmel in a Strong Cultural Sociology?’, in Proceedings of the Annual Australian Sociological Association Conference 2011, Newcastle University, Newcastle
    • Kendall, G. & Osbaldiston, N  2010, ‘You’re Not Fit to Wear That Shirt: Towards a Cultural Sociology of the Football Shirt’, in Proceedings of the Annual Australian Sociological Association Conference 2010, Macquarie University, Sydney
    • Osbaldiston, N. & Petray, T 2009, ‘Dread, Horror, Awe and Disgust: Revisiting Durkheim and Place’, in S.Lockie, D.Bissell, A.Greig, M.Hynes, D.Marsh, L.Saha, J.Sikora & D.Woodman (eds.), Proceedings of the Annual Australian Sociological Association Conference 2009, Australian National University, Canberra \

     

     

    Media Commentary 

     

    Nick is available for media commentary on the following; 

    • Lifestyle Migration or Seachange
    • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Society, media and culture
    • Slow lifestyle movements
    • Consumer lifestyles