Dr Constance Lever-Tracy

Constance Lever-TracyAffiliate member

Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law, Flinders University

Constance Lever-Tracy joined the Hawke Research Institute as an adjunct research fellow in 2013. In recent years she has increasingly focussed on climate change and society. She is an expert referee for the IPCC, has edited The Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society (2010), and authored Routledge ‘Shortcuts’ Confronting Climate Change (2011) and ‘Global warming’ in the International Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences (2008).

Contact

constance.lever-tracy@unisa.edu.au

Publications

Books

C Lever-Tracy (2011) Confronting climate change, Abingdon, Oxford: Routledge.

Book chapters

C Lever-Tracy and B Pittock (2010) 'Climate change and society: an introduction' in Constance Lever-Tracy (ed) Routledge handbook of climate change and society, Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp 1–10.

C Lever-Tracy (2010) 'Alternative scenarios: varieties of capitalism' in Constance Lever-Tracy (ed) Routledge handbook of climate change and society, Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp 274–279.

C Lever-Tracy (2008) 'Global warming' in William A Darity Jr (ed) International encyclopedia of the social sciences, Detroit, USA: Thomson Gale, pp 327–330.

C Lever-Tracy (2008) 'Chinese diaspora' in William A Darity Jr (ed) International encyclopedia of the social Sciences. Detroit, USA: Thomson Gale, pp 515–519.

C Lever-Tracy and DF Ip (2002) 'Small Chinese businesses after the Asian crisis: surviving and reviving' in Globalisation and SMEs in East Asia, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp 253–273.

NR Tracy and C Lever-Tracy (2002) 'A new alliance for profit: China's local industries and the Chinese diaspora' in Thomas Menkhoff and Solvay Gerke (eds) Chinese entrepreneurship and Asian business networks, London, UK: Routledge, pp 65–83.

C Lever-Tracy, DF Ip and NR Tracy (2002) 'From a niche to a world city: barriers, opportunities and resources of ethinc Chinese business in Australia' in Chinese entrepreneurship and Asian business networks, London, UK: Routledge, pp 267–291.

NR Tracy, DF Ip and C Lever-Tracy (2001) 'Winners and losers: the crisis strategies of diaspora Chinese capitalism' in L Douw, H Cen and D Ip (eds) Rethinking Chinese transnational enterprises: cultural affinity and business strategies, London, UK: Curzon Press, pp 262–281.

Refereed journal articles

C Lever-Tracy (2010) 'Sociology still lagging on climate change', Sociological Research Online, 15(4).

C Lever-Tracy (2008) 'Reply', Current Sociology, 56(3): 485–491.

C Lever-Tracy (2008) 'Global warming and sociology', Current Sociology, 56(3): 445–466.

C Lever-Tracy (2006) 'A civilised gemeinschaft? Ally of civil society in capitalist development', Asian Journal of Social Science, 34(1): 148–180.

C Lever-Tracy and DF Ip (2005) 'Diversification and extensible networks: the strategies of Chinese businesses in Australia', International Migration, 43(3): 73–97.

C Lever-Tracy (2002) 'The impact of the Asian crisis on diaspora Chinese tycoons', Geoforum, 33(4): 509–523.

C Lever-Tracy and RJ Holton (2001) 'Social exchange, reciprocity and amoral familism: aspects of Italian chain migration to Australia', Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 27(1): 81–99.

Book review

C Lever-Tracy (2003) 'Book review: Kellee S. Tsai, Back-alley banking: private entrepreneurs in China', Australian Journal of Political Science, 38(3): 579–580.

Areas of study and research

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