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2005

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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University of Wollongong

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Challenges In Understanding Public Responses And Providing Effective Public Consultation On Water Reuse, Stewart Russell, Gregory R. Hampton Jan 2005

Challenges In Understanding Public Responses And Providing Effective Public Consultation On Water Reuse, Stewart Russell, Gregory R. Hampton

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper suggests key challenges facing our understanding of public responses to water recycling and our efforts to provide effective public consultation. The current understanding of public reactions to water recycling is insufficient to predict support in general or for specific schemes, and cannot obviate a thorough investigation and engagement for each proposal. Such support as is evident may not be robust. We need to provide better opportunities and mechanisms, and a wider scope, for community involvement. These entail a broader conception of the information needs of participants, and careful integration of education and consultation processes. Our discussion forms the ...


Caviar And Friendship: Sensational Trials And The Reinvention Of Public Space, Nicola J. Evans Jan 2005

Caviar And Friendship: Sensational Trials And The Reinvention Of Public Space, Nicola J. Evans

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

In the mid 1860s, Sydney was electrified by the trial of Louis Bertrand, a dentist accused of murder and adultery.1 As the press and citizenry furiously debated Bertrand’s guilt and motivations, a curious assortment of bigotry and superstition entered public discourse. Explanations for the dentist’s putative crime were sought in his ancestry, his gender and his reading habits. Thus Bertrand was rumoured (falsely) to be the son of a mixed marriage between a Jew and a Turk, to be an unmanly character prone to sentimentality and crossdressing and to have a deplorable taste for frivolous French fiction ...


Western Australians' Perceptions Of The Survivability Of Different Cancers: Implications For Public Education Campaigns, Robert J Donovan, Owen Bj Carter, Geoffrey Jalleh, Sandra C. Jones Jan 2005

Western Australians' Perceptions Of The Survivability Of Different Cancers: Implications For Public Education Campaigns, Robert J Donovan, Owen Bj Carter, Geoffrey Jalleh, Sandra C. Jones

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

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