Rebecca Wickes is the Director of the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre. She is an Associate Professor and Head of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. Her research focusses on demographic changes in urban communities and their influence on social cohesion and the concentration of social problems. She is the lead investigator of the Australian Community Capacity Study, a multi-million, multi-site, longitudinal study of urban neighbourhoods.

Expertise

Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Disciplines
Methods
Geographies

Roles

  • Monash University

    University, Melbourne, Australia
    Director, Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre and Convener, Criminology, School of Social Sciences

Research

Neighbourhood social conduits and resident social cohesion

Authors John R. Hipp, Rebecca Wickes, Renee Zahnow, ...
Year 2019
Journal Name URBAN STUDIES
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1 Journal Article

The effect of ethnic diversity on collective efficacy in Australia

Authors Rebecca Wickes, Kathryn Benier
Year 2016
Journal Name JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
Citations (WoS) 3
2 Journal Article

Neighbourhood land use features, collective efficacy and local civic actions

Authors Rebecca Wickes, Renee Zahnow, Jonathan Corcoran, ...
Year 2018
Journal Name URBAN STUDIES
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3 Journal Article

Ethnic Hate Crime in Australia: Diversity and Change in the Neighbourhood Context

Authors Kathryn Benier, Rebecca Wickes, Angela Higginson
Year 2016
Journal Name British Journal of Criminology
Citations (WoS) 8
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4 Journal Article

Ethnic Diversity and Its Impact on Community Social Cohesion and Neighborly Exchange

Authors Rebecca Wickes, Renee Zahnow, Gentry White, ...
Year 2014
Journal Name Journal of Urban Affairs
Citations (WoS) 20
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5 Journal Article
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