Associate Professor Ben Wadham

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Associate Professor Ben Wadham

Name: Associate Professor Ben Wadham
Position: Associate Professor in Sociology
Organisation: Flinders University
Department/Division: School of Education
Organisation type: Academic
Website: www.flinders.edu.au
Primary Areas: Defence
Social Issues & Public Policy
Expertise: Military culture
Arms corps soldiering
Group bonding and Esprit de Corps
Mateship
ADFA Duntroon
ADF policy reform
Military Justice inquiries and reform
Military personnel and social issues such as alcohol, drugs, sex, violence, race, gender, homophobia
History of bastardisation, rituals and initiations
Gender and military - military masculinities, women in forces
Civil-Military Relations
Notes: An ex-infantry soldier and military police officer with insights into ADF culture. Researched on the history of ADF 'trouble in the ranks' drugs and drink, bastardisation and hazing, initiation and group bonding, military justice, logic of military training,