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University of Wollongong

1985

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The Recession, Technological And Social Change In A Regional Economy: The Steel Industry In Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Mike Donaldson Nov 1985

The Recession, Technological And Social Change In A Regional Economy: The Steel Industry In Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, Mike Donaldson

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper tells the story of the downturn in the steel industry in the early 1980's and its effects on Wollongong, a 'steel city' in Australia. It analyses the responses of the organised working class through its trade unions, community organisations and political parties and their efforts to confront mounting levels of unemployment by developing strategic alliances with small businesses and the local state.


The Cold War And Beyond, Rowan Cahill Jul 1985

The Cold War And Beyond, Rowan Cahill

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

Reagan, amazing new science-fiction weapons, arms race, talk of war, paranoia about nuclear armageddon, spies, belligerent .foreign policies . . . a sense of deja vu. 1 am reminded of the 1950s, when I was a kid. I am a child of the Cold War; bom in the shadows of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, promised World War 1li some fourteen times to date, had atomic-blast emergency drills and {all-out shelters shoved down my throat before I was tett, was terrified in early adolescence by Nevil Shute's haunting On the Beach. One night dztring the Falklands War I sat hz the loungeroom with my ...