The lecturers of Community Development at Murdoch University

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Meet Jeremy Northcote


"I enjoy teaching ideas and perspectives that change the way students look at the world around them. I like to challenge them with possibilities they may never have considered, so that they can think and do things differently."


  • BA (hons), PhD Murdoch



Northcote, J. (2007) The Paranormal and the Politics of Truth: A Sociological Account. Exeter: Imprint Academic.

Book Chapters

Northcote, J. & Casimiro, S. (2010). “Muslim citizens and belonging in Australia: Negotiating the inclusive/exclusive divide in a multicultural context.” In S. Yasmeen (ed.), Muslims in Australia: The Dynamics of Exclusion and Inclusion. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne. Pp.141-161. 
Northcote, J. & Moore, D. (2010).“Understanding contexts: Methods and analysis in ethnographic research on drugs.” In P.G. Miller, J. Strang & P.M. Miller (eds), Addiction Research Methods. Blackwell, Oxford. Pp. 287-298.

Journal Article – Refereed:

Northcote, J. (2011). “Young adults' decision making surrounding heavy drinking: A multi-staged model of planned behavior.” Social Science and Medicine, 72: 2020-2025.

Northcote, J. & Alonso, A. (2011). “Factors underlying farm diversification: The case of Western Australia’s olive farmers.” Agriculture and Human Values, 28: 237-246.

Alonso, A. & Northcote, J. (2010). “The development of olive tourism in Western Australia: A case study of an emerging tourism industry.” International Journal of Tourism Research, 12(6): 696-708.

Alonso, A. & Northcote, J. (2010). “Small winery operators and business vision: A Western Australian case.” Journal of Wine Research, 21(1): 19-34.

Northcote, J. & Casimiro, S. (2009). “A critical approach to evidence-based resettlement policy: Lessons learned from an Australian Muslim refugee sports program.” TAMARA: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, 8(2): 173-185.

Alonso, A. & Northcote, J. (2009). “Wine, history, landscape: Origin branding in Western Australia,” British Food Journal, Vol.111, No.11. pp.1248-1259.

Alonso, A. & Northcote, J. (2008). “Small winegrowers' views on their relationship with local communities,” Journal of Wine Research, Vol.19, No. 3: 143-158.

Northcote, J., Lee, D., Chok, S., & Wegner, A. (2008). “An email-based Delphi approach to tourism program evaluation: Involving stakeholders in research design,” Current Issues in Tourism, Vol.11, No.3: 269-279.

Northcote, J. & Macbeth, J. (2008). “Threshold of tolerability: The impact of management changes to recreational fishing in Ningaloo Marine Park,” Tourism Review (Revue de Tourisme), Vol.63, No.1: 28-35.

Casimiro, S., Hancock, P. & Northcote, J. (2007). “Isolation and insecurity: Resettlement issues among Muslim refugee women in Perth, Western Australia,” Australian Journal of Social Issues, Vol.42, No.1: 55-69.

Northcote, J. (2007). “The lifespans of the patriarchs: Schematic orderings in the chrono-genealogy,” Vetus Testamentum, Vol.57, No. 2: 243-257.

Northcote, J. (2006). “Spatial distribution of England's crop circles: Using GIS to investigate a geo-spatial mystery,” Geography Online, Vol.6, No.2:

Northcote, J., Hancock, P., & Casimiro, S. (2006). “Breaking the isolation cycle: The experience of Muslim refugee women in Australia,” Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol.15, No.2: 177-199.

Northcote, J. (2006). “Nightclubbing and the search for identity: Making the transition from childhood to adulthood in an urban milieu,” Journal of Youth Studies, Vol.9, No.1: 1-16. Reprinted in S. Page & J. Connell (eds.), Leisure Studies: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, Vol. II. New York: Routledge (2007). Pp.291-308.

Northcote, J., & Macbeth, J. (2006). “Conceptualising yield: Sustainable tourism management,” Annals of Tourism Research, Vol.33, No.1: 199-220.

Northcote, J., & Hancock, P.J. (2005). “Differences in satisfaction ratings of carer-respite services between carer types: Results of a Western Australian evaluation,” Australian Journal of Primary Health, Vol.11, No.3: 88-94.

Northcote, J., & Macbeth, J. (2005). “Limitations of resident perception surveys for understanding tourism social impacts: The need for triangulation,” Tourism Recreation Research, Vol.30, No.2: 43-54.

Macbeth, J., Carson, D., & Northcote, J. (2004). "Social capital, tourism and regional development: SPCC as a basis for innovation and sustainability," Current Issues in Tourism, Vol.7, No.6: 502-522.

Northcote, J. (2004). "The schematic development of Old Testament chronography: Towards an integrated model," Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Vol. 29, No. 1: 3-36.

Northcote, J. (2004). “Objectivity and the supernormal: The limitations of bracketing approaches in providing neutral accounts of supernormal claims,” Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 19, No. 1: 85-98.