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Australia has much higher rates of income poverty and inequalities among children than Sweden and the other main Nordic nations. The aim of this publication is to identify what Australia can learn from the Nordic nations’ policies to reduce inequalities, and increase wellbeing,...
This article demonstrates that climate change is exposing and exacerbating vulnerabilities within the structure of the Wheatbelt, which, in turn, is undermining the viability of traditional modes of family farming and forcing many farmers out of the agricultural sector.
The surveillance discourse in British broadcast news since the Snowden revelations covers justifications and challenges. Justification focuses on authorisation and rationalisation strategies stating terror threats explicitly, which are often expressed by governmental actors. Delegitimation strategies predominantly use moralising and mythopoetic arguments of civil liberties and...
This paper argues that the heroin trade had an effect analogous to ‘resource curse’, and has been a major source of continuing disadvantage and social harm to the Vietnamese Australian community.
Australia has a substantial Vietnamese community, a consequence of the...
In this speech at ANU on 29 July, the Minister for Immigration outlines the Labor Government's policy to introduce a new set of values to immigration detention – values that seek to emphasise a risk-based approach to detention and prompt resolution of cases rather than...
Borrowing insights from the Ancient Greek ideal conceptions of a democratic civic space (demos), this article examines the applicability of this framework to four teacher educators’ journey to implement social justice in their programs. It is proposed that the three constitutive dimensions of demos (freedom...
Review Details Date: 4 March 2013 Author: Christine Agius Publisher: ForMHub Owning Institution(s): Swinburne University of Technology
Book Details Title: Contesting citizenship. Irregular migrants and new frontiers of the political Publisher: Columbia University Press: New York Date Published: 2011 Author/s: Anne McNevin
Unravelling Identity: Immigrants, Identity and Citizenship in Australia Trevor Batrouney and John Goldlust Common Ground, 251 pages, $45
Borderwork in Multicultural Australia Bob Hodge and John O’Carroll Allen & Unwin, 252 pages, $35
Reviewed by Peter Mares
The Howard government made it harder for some nationalities to become citizens, and Labor has made it worse, writes Kerry Ryan in Inside Story
THE 27th of January each year is a no-brainer for a newspaper editor with a little space to...
Deliberative methods provide an effective mechanism for strengthening communities through engagement in decision making.
Recently, some of the worst disasters in Australia’s history have led to billions of dollars being spent to rebuild communities. The capacity for these efforts to reshape and revive communities...