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Kuninjku Modernism: New Perspectives On Western Arnhem Land Art, Ian Mclean Jan 2005

Kuninjku Modernism: New Perspectives On Western Arnhem Land Art, Ian Mclean

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

Many of Australia's most interesting artists are not based in the few large metropolitan centres in which other countries focus their cultural effort. The wellspring of the Indigenous art movement is the numerous small communities and outstations in remote Australia. Further, the tiny fraction of Australians who live in these settlements outperform other Australian artists, no matter what measure is used. In this respect Australia lives up to its Antipodean legend; here everything is back to front: the centre is the periphery and the periphery the centre. However there is another way of looking at it. Australia might be ...


Sovereignty And Intervention In The Western Pacific, Charles M. Hawksley Jan 2005

Sovereignty And Intervention In The Western Pacific, Charles M. Hawksley

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

The possibility of an ‘arc of instability’1 across the Western Pacific states of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji carries serious security concerns for the entire Pacific region. This paper examines Australian-led interventions in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands to analyse the effects that they are having on the concept of sovereignty, both for states in the Western Pacific region and for international relations more generally. It argues that the nation-state ideal is under severe strain and that failed states are symptomatic of a wider problem of legitimacy, caused in part by the liberal assumption ...


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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