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Feminist Thought In Adrian Howe’S Book: ‘Chamberlain Revisited: A 25th Anniversary Retrospective’, Arif Rohman 2013 Charles Sturt University

Feminist Thought In Adrian Howe’S Book: ‘Chamberlain Revisited: A 25th Anniversary Retrospective’, Arif Rohman

Arif Rohman

It is well-known that Lindy Chamberlain experienced a form of gender inequality and gender bias during her trial in 1980s. This challenged Adrian Howe to write a book which aims to counter a gender bias mindset that still exists in some people’s belief. Howe uses genealogy as a part of discourse analysis method by representing selected letters written by people, mainly women who are from different religions, ethnicity and age who supported Lindy Chamberlain. In this article I will try to analyse and evaluate academic areas of investigation as they have been reflected in Howe’s book in terms ...


Italian Civilian Internment On South Australian Revisited, 2013 Monash University

Italian Civilian Internment On South Australian Revisited

mia.spizzica@monash.edu

During the Second World War, almost five thousand Italian civilians were interned in Australia as enemy aliens. Almost every Italian family was affected from the removal of their breadwinner. The largest of the Australian internment camps was Loveday in South Australia. At it's peak it held about 6,000 civilian enemy alien inmates. This article offers some insight into the experiences of some of the Italians who were impacted by civilian internment.


Tales Of Cruelty And Belonging: In Search Of An Ethic For Urban Human-Wildlife Relations, Erin Luther 2013 York University

Tales Of Cruelty And Belonging: In Search Of An Ethic For Urban Human-Wildlife Relations, Erin Luther

Animal Studies Journal

In the summer of 2011, a Toronto resident was charged with animal cruelty for beating a litter of ‘nuisance’ raccoons in his backyard with a shovel. The subsequent media furore, and the organisation of a local anti-raccoon rally, revealed deep tensions in narratives of urban belonging. This paper looks at how the rhetoric of animal cruelty is grounded in notions of civility that police the moral boundaries of the city. I discuss possibilities for an ethic to guide urban human-wildlife that can challenge the limiting framework of civility and move toward a deeper recognition of our non-human neighbours.


The Pleiades, Frank Prendergast 2013 Dublin Institute of Technology

The Pleiades, Frank Prendergast

Book/Book Chapter

The prominence of the Pleiades star cluster in the night sky, as well as its recurring seasonal reappearance, has brought it to the attention of many cultures in more recent times, as well as in the prehistoric past. This summary description includes references to its mythical and traditional importance, and an example of how it was depicted on a bark painting by an unknown indigenous Australian artist.


Improving Retention And Graduation Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Students In Initial Teacher Education Programs [Accepted Manuscript], Jo Lampert, Bruce Burnett, Wendy A. Patton, Anita Lee Hong, Joel Anderson 2013 Australian Catholic University

Improving Retention And Graduation Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Students In Initial Teacher Education Programs [Accepted Manuscript], Jo Lampert, Bruce Burnett, Wendy A. Patton, Anita Lee Hong, Joel Anderson

Faculty of Health Sciences Publications

No abstract provided.


Gifts Of The Artists :Warmun Art Of The Kimberley, Lachlan Warner 2013 Australian Catholic University

Gifts Of The Artists :Warmun Art Of The Kimberley, Lachlan Warner

Faculty of Education and Arts Publications

No abstract provided.


Homes Are Sought For These Children': Locating Adoption Within The Australian Stolen Generations Narrative, Shurlee Swain 2013 Australian Catholic University

Homes Are Sought For These Children': Locating Adoption Within The Australian Stolen Generations Narrative, Shurlee Swain

Faculty of Education and Arts Publications

No abstract provided.


Socio-Institutional Neoliberalism, Securitisation And Australia's Aid Program, Nichole Georgeou, Charles Hawksley 2012 Australian Catholic University

Socio-Institutional Neoliberalism, Securitisation And Australia's Aid Program, Nichole Georgeou, Charles Hawksley

Nichole Georgeou

This is Case Study Number 8 in the Hawksley and Georgeou edited book 'The Globalization of World Politics' (OUP, 2013).


Australia's Seat On The Un Security Council, Charles Hawksley, Nichole Georgeou 2012 Australian Catholic University

Australia's Seat On The Un Security Council, Charles Hawksley, Nichole Georgeou

Nichole Georgeou

This is Case Study Number 20 in the book edited by Charles Hawksley and Nichole Georgeou, 'The Globalization of World Politics' (OUP, 2013).


Mining Animal Death For All Its Worth, Melissa J. Boyde 2012 University of Wollongong

Mining Animal Death For All Its Worth, Melissa J. Boyde

Melissa Boyde

This chapter considers the death of animals in the novels and film adaptations of Wake in Fright (1961/1971) and Red Dog (2001/2011). Both texts have several things in common: they are set in Australian mining towns – in Wake in Fright it is Bundanyabba, a fictional town with echoes of Broken Hill, New South Wales, and in Red Dog it is Dampier in the Pilbara region of Western Australia – and in both the death of animals is central to the narrative: in Wake in Fright it is the massacre of kangaroos and in Red Dog it is the death ...


Deterring The ‘Boat People’: Explaining The Australian Government's People Swap Response To Asylum Seekers, Jaffa McKenzie, Reza Hasmath 2012 University of Melbourne

Deterring The ‘Boat People’: Explaining The Australian Government's People Swap Response To Asylum Seekers, Jaffa Mckenzie, Reza Hasmath

Reza Hasmath

This article examines why Australia has taken a tough stance on ‘boat people’, through an analysis of the Malaysian People Swap response. The findings support the view that Australia’s asylum seeker policy agenda is driven by populism, wedge politics and a culture of control. The article further argues that these political pressures, in sum, hold numerous negative implications for the tone of Australia’s political debate, the quality of policy formulation, as well as for asylum seekers and refugees themselves.


Trafficking Modernities: Gender And Cultural Authority In The Case Of The Woman Organist, Lilian Frost, Jane Hunt 2012 Bond University

Trafficking Modernities: Gender And Cultural Authority In The Case Of The Woman Organist, Lilian Frost, Jane Hunt

Jane Hunt

According to the local press, Frost as both soloist and accompanist on piano and organ was reported to exhibit a musical maturity beyond her years, and stamina considered unusual for a 'young lady', but clearly this was problematic. Jealous minded organists of the sterner sex are apt to say that ladies cannot play the organ; but the meritorious performance by Miss Frost dispels that illusion; for here is a lady who can play the organ. This appeared to provoke a shift in reportage on Frost's performances: whereas previously newspaper reports repeated an established complimentary four-lined riff, detailed reviews soon ...


Frank The Poet: A Convict'stour To Hell, Mark Gregory 2012 University of Wollongong

Frank The Poet: A Convict'stour To Hell, Mark Gregory

Mark Gregory

August 2012 marks the 151st anniversary of the death of Francis MacNamara, better known in convict Australia as Frank the Poet. According to one of Australia's leading contemporary poets, Les Murray, MacNamara's epic work A Convict's Tour to Hell should be placed right at the beginning of English literature in Australia. Frank’s attitude to the colonial authorities, embodied in this now famous poem, can also be gauged from the punishments he received. Lashed 590 times, he was sent to solitary confinement, to the treadmill, and worked on chain gangs. All through his incarceration, Frank continued to ...


Power For The People, S. A. McHugh 2012 University of Wollongong

Power For The People, S. A. Mchugh

Siobhan McHugh

As part of the Speakers Corner lecture series, award-winning author Siobhan McHugh spoke at the National Archives on 16 August 2009 about her research into the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. Through the personal stories of the workers and their families, and drawing on her book, The Snowy: The People Behind the Power, Siobhan shared her insights into the lives of the multinational workforce that built the ‘Snowy’ in post-war Australia.


The Art And Craft Of Radio Documentary: Some Australian Accents., Siobhan A. McHugh 2012 University of Wollongong

The Art And Craft Of Radio Documentary: Some Australian Accents., Siobhan A. Mchugh

Siobhan McHugh

No abstract provided.


The Gift Impossible: Representations Of Child Removal In Australian Children's Literature, 1841-1941, Pamela Scott 2012 Australian Catholic University

The Gift Impossible: Representations Of Child Removal In Australian Children's Literature, 1841-1941, Pamela Scott

Theses

Many in the twenty-first century have become aware of, and incensed at, the childremoval policies of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Yet child removal in Australia has been practised from the time of colonisation, using policies that were brought to Australia from England and modified for colonial society. What is less understood is that child removal has become normalised due, in no small way, to its perpetuation in the social consciousness through the pages of children’s books. Australian authors have inducted their young readership into an adult ideology informed by the beliefs and practices of their own childhood, including ...


"Never Neutral": On Labour History / Radical History, Rowan Cahill 2012 University of Wollongong

"Never Neutral": On Labour History / Radical History, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Eric Fry, one of the founders of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH), wrote about radical history in the ‘Introduction’ to his neglected Rebels & Radicals (1983). The book is not listed in Greg Patmore’s comprehensive listing of labour history publications (1991), rates no mention in the 1992 tribute to Fry’s work edited by Jim Hagan and Andrew Wells, and receives only brief mentions in the Labour History tribute issue to Eric Fry and fellow ASSLH pioneer Bob Gollan (2008). Arguably with good reason, since the book was exploring a different way of writing dissident ...


Review - Michael Tubbs, Asio: The Enemy Within, Rowan Cahill 2012 University of Wollongong

Review - Michael Tubbs, Asio: The Enemy Within, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

ASIO: The Enemy Within is a combative book. Based on his research and experience, Michael Tubbs argues that the Australian Intelligence Security Organisation (ASIO) has no place in Australia’s democracy. According to Tubbs ASIO has, since its formation in 1949, acted as a partisan political secret police force, ridden roughshod over civil liberties, engaged in illegal activities, all with the aim of creating and managing a docile, tranquil public.


Review: People And Politics In Regional New South Wales, Rowan Cahill 2012 University of Wollongong

Review: People And Politics In Regional New South Wales, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Histories of Australian towns and local areas abound, usually the work of enthusiastic local residents distributed through community based museum and historical society networks. Aimed at local audiences, these histories tend to be triumphalist, cataloguing ‘progress’ in terms of population changes and infrastructure growth. There is little in the way of explanation or analysis; local identities appear as a ‘cast of characters’ rather than as flesh and blood historical agents; politics is noticeably absent. For one state, the two volume People & Politics in Regional New South Wales, 1856 to 2006, addresses this political absence. Given the huge size of NSW ...


Review - Pete Thomas, And Greg Mallory (Editor), The Coalminers Of Queensland: A Narrative History Of The Queensland Colliery Employees Union, Volume 2: The Pete Thomas Essays, Rowan Cahill 2012 University of Wollongong

Review - Pete Thomas, And Greg Mallory (Editor), The Coalminers Of Queensland: A Narrative History Of The Queensland Colliery Employees Union, Volume 2: The Pete Thomas Essays, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

In 1986 journalist Pete Thomas published the first volume of his proposed two-volume narrative history of the Queensland Colliery Employees Union, The Coalminers of Queensland. But he died before completing the task. With the support of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Mining and Energy Division (Queensland District Branch), labour historian Greg Mallory has edited Volume 2 from Pete’s unpublished manuscripts.


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