Selected Refereed Publications


Tania Lewis (ed), Green Asia: Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption. Routledge: London, 2016.

Paula Arcari, ‘Normalised, human-centric discourses of meat and animals in climate change, sustainability and food security literature‘, Agriculture and Human Values, 11 April: 1-18 DOI: 10.1007/s10460-016-9697-0, 2016.

Paula Arcari, ‘Perverse Visibilities? Foregrounding non-human animals in ‘ethical’ and’ sustainable’ meat consumption’, The Brock Review, Summer 2016.

Tania Lewis, ‘A Climate of Contradictions’ in Tania Lewis (ed). Green Asia: Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption (Routledge, London, 2016), 1-19.

Tania Lewis, ‘Ethical consumers and sustainability citizenship’, in Ralph Horne et al (eds), Sustainability Citizenship in Cities: Theory and Practices (Routledge, London: 2016), 199-208.

Tania Lewis and Alison Huber, ‘A revolution in an eggcup? Supermarket wars, celebrity chefs, and ethical consumption’, Food, Culture and Society 2015, 18 (2): 289-308.

Tania Lewis, ‘One city block at a time: Researching and cultivating green transformations’, International Journal of Cultural Studies 2015, 18(3): 347–363.

Sarah Pink and Tania Lewis, ‘Making resilience: everyday affect and global affiliation in Australian Slow Cities’, Cultural Geographies, 2014: 1-16.

Tania Lewis, ‘The ‘good life’ on the small screen: ethical consumption, food television and green makeovers’, in Alison Hulme (ed.), Consumerism on TV (Ashgate, London: forthcoming).

Tania Lewis and Michelle Phillipov (2015) ‘A pinch of ethics and a soupçon of home cooking: Soft-selling supermarkets on Recipes to Riches’, in Peri Bradley (ed.), Food, Media and Contemporary Culture. Palgrave MacMillan, London.

Tania Lewis (2014) ‘Lifestyle Media (on celebrity chefs as ‘ethical’ intermediaries)’, in Jennifer Smith Maguire and Julian Matthews (eds.), The Cultural Intermediaries Reader, London: Sage, 2014: 134-144.

Tania Lewis, Rowan Wilken, Malita Allan, Paula Arcari (2014) Cultural Economies of Hard Rubbish, Australia Policy Online.

Kim Humphery (2013) ‘The Time of Consumption’ in N. Osbaldiston (ed.) The Culture of Slow: social deceleration in an accelerated world. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tania Lewis (2012) ‘Ethical Consumption’ (full text), first published in P. James & N. Soguk (eds) (2012) Annual Review 2012: Global Cities. Global Cities Research Institute (RMIT University): Carlton, pp. 67-71.

Tania Lewis (2012) “‘There Grows the Neighbourhood’: Green citizenship, creativity and life politics on eco-TV“, International Journal of Cultural Studies 15 (3), 315-326.

Tania Lewis & Emily Potter (eds) (2011) Ethical Consumption: A critical introduction. London & New York: Routledge.

Kim Humphery (2011) ‘The Simple and the Good: Ethical consumption as anti-consumerism’, in T. Lewis & E. Potter (eds) Ethical Consumption: A critical introduction. London & New York: Routledge, pp.40-53.

Tania Lewis & Emily Potter (2011) ‘Introducing Ethical Consumption’ in T. Lewis & E. Potter (eds) (2011) Ethical Consumption: a critical introduction. London & New York: Routledge, pp.3-23.

Tania Lewis (2011) ‘The Ethical Turn in Commodity Culture: Consumption, care and the other’, SIC Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation 2(1): 1-7.

Kim Humphery (2010) Excess: Anti-consumerism in the West. Cambridge: Polity.

Tania Lewis (2008) ‘Transforming Citizens: Green politics and ethical consumption on lifestyle television’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies (special issue on environmental sustainability) 22(2): 227-240.

Kim Humphery (2008) ‘Beyond Borders: The politics and place of the global shop’, in D. Cook (ed.) The Lived Experience of Public Consumption, London, Palgrave: 161-178.

Kim Humphery (1998) Shelf Life: Supermarkets and the changing cultures of consumption. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.


Tania Lewis presented a keynote address entitled ‘Food bytes: Eating, Cooking and Provisioning in a Digital World’ at the Food Politics: From the Margins to the Mainstream conference, Hobart 30 June-1 July, 2016 (and ran a pre-conference Masterclass on Food/Media).

Paula Arcari, ‘Perverse visibilities?: Foregrounding non-human animals in ‘ethical’ and ‘sustainable’ meat consumption’, American Sociological Association Annual Meeting 2016. Rethinking Social Movements: Can Changing the Conversation Change the World? Seattle, USA: 20-23 August 2016.
Section on Animals and Society: Paper Session. Seen and Unseen: The Role of Visibility in Humans’ Use of Nonhuman Animals.

Tania Lewis (invited seminar with Prof Rafael Calvo, University of Sydney), ‘Getting your hands dirty: using digital methods to explore green suburban transformations’, Exploring Human Potential through Technology, Victoria University, 4 August, 2015.

Paula Arcari, ‘Perverse visibilities? foregrounding animals in ‘ethical’ and ‘sustainable’ meat consumption’, presented at the 6th biennial international conference of the Australian Animal Studies Association (AASA), Animal Publics: Emotions Empathy, Activism, The University of Melbourne University, 12-15 July 2015.

Tania Lewis (invited seminar), ‘Sustainable Suburbs: Crafting community and the art of everyday living, University of Sydney, 5 June, 2015.

Paula Arcari, ‘“[It] makes me feel happy to be eating it”: Capturing complexity in constructions and practices of ethical and sustainable meat’, presented at Minding Animals 3 international conference, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India, 13-20 January 2015.

Tania Lewis (invited public lecture), ‘The Mainstreaming of Ethical Consumption’, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 10 December, 2014.

Tania Lewis (invited keynote), ‘Bringing the Chickens Home to Roost: The Mainstreaming of Ethical Consumption’, Australian and New Zealand Communications Association (ANZCA) Conference, Swinburne University, Melbourne, 9-11 July, 2014.

Tania Lewis (invited speaker), ‘The buzz and the thrill: Researching lifestyle activism in the everyday’, IN3 (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute) Conference, Open University of Catalonia, Brisbane, 7 June, 2013.

Tania Lewis (invited speaker), ‘A revolution in an eggcup? Celebrity chefs, ethical consumption and lifestyle politics’, William Angliss Institute, Melbourne, 7 March, 2013.


Tania Lewis did a radio interview with Sally Dakis, ABC Hobart, 30 June 2016 on ethical consumption and the digitisation of food.