John Germov

Professor, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

  • 414 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
19942019
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Professor John Germov is Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at Charles Sturt University, Australia. He is a past President of the Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH, 2013-1015) and a former President of the Australian Sociological Association. John has an international reputation in the social determinants of health and his research spans food consumption and production, public health nutrition policy, workplace change, youth and health behaviour, alcohol consumption and harm minimisation, wine studies, and the history of sociology. He has published 24 books, including: Public Sociology: An Introduction to Australian Society (4th ed. 2019), Second Opinion: An Introduction to Health Sociology (6th ed. 2018), Hunter Wine: A History (2018), and A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite (4th ed. 2017).

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sociology Social Sciences
health Social Sciences
edition Social Sciences
food Social Sciences
Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Alcohols Medicine & Life Sciences
nutrition Social Sciences
student Social Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2019

A history of global production from 1950

Germov, J. & McIntyre, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol. Phillips, R. (ed.). London: Bloomsbury Academic

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

A sociology of health promotion

Germov, J., Freij, M. & Richmond, K., 2019, Second opinion: An introduction to health sociology. Germov, J. (ed.). 6th ed. South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press, USA, p. 569-591 23 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

Sociology
Health Promotion
Health
Health Education
Public Health

Becoming a “successful” drinker and a graduate: A sociological perspective on alcohol consumption by university students

Tanner, C., Lindsay, J., Leontini, R., Supski, S., Hepworth, J., Schofield, T. & Germov, J., 18 Mar 2019, The neuroscience of alcohol: Mechanisms and treatment. Preedy, V. R. (ed.). London, England: Elsevier, p. 3-11 8 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

alcohol consumption
alcohol
graduate
university
student

Challenges to medical dominance

Germov, J., 2019, Second opinion: An introduction to health sociology. Germov, J. (ed.). 6th ed. South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press, USA, p. 478-503 26 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

Health Occupations
Nurse Midwives
Health
Delivery of Health Care
Medicine

Drug use and abuse in Australia: Social origins, impacts and responses

Freij, M. & Germov, J., 2019, Second opinion: An introduction to health sociology. Germov, J. (ed.). 6th ed. South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press, USA, p. 345-366 22 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

drug abuse
drug use
drug
crime rate
community service

Press / Media

Charles Sturt continues to offer support during bushfire emergency

John Germov

08/01/20

1 item of Media coverage

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University of Newcastle: Honorary Degrees Awarded to Renowned Leaders

John Germov

17/12/19

1 item of Media coverage

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Students celebrate success at Callaghan graduation

John Germov

15/12/19

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Honorary degrees awarded to renowned leaders

John Germov

15/12/19

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All smiles as science students celebrate graduations

John Germov

13/12/19

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