Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, joined the United States Studies Centre for an address looking at the role of the United States in Asia.
As the #BlackLivesMatter turns five years old, this report takes a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media's impact on political and civic engagement.
This paper argues that India’s reaction to any possible sanctions imposed on it for continuing its development assistance and trade with Iran will not deter it from furthering its relations with Tehran.
This paper argues that while President Trump’s disregard for human rights has pervaded U.S policy, the administration’s chaos has allowed some human rights and democracy concerns to be driven by lower-level State Department activity, including at the embassy level and through legislated programs, and through...
This report argues that Donald Trump's stoking of the politics of grievance and resentment will continue to corrode domestic support for a more ambitious U.S foreign policy and in future, allies will have to think about the nature of American power differently.
In the future, the quest to achieve an advantage in emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, will only intensify. This report argues that the U.S and Australia must look to enhance their own competitiveness in these strategic technologies.
This guide provides case studies of international jurisdictions that have historic treaties or modern treaty-making processes, self-governance arrangements, and other mechanisms aimed at realising self-determination for Indigenous peoples.
This research report uses interviews with over 100 domestic and ridehailing platform workers in major U.S. cities to reveal how technology is reshaping the future of labor.
This report argues that the India-United States bilateral relationship appears to have come full circle, due to changing geopolitical environments and increasingly shared perceptions of mutual need.
This report provides an overview of how US public libraries communicate to their users and the broader community. Results confirm that libraries do a lot with limited resources, there’s a focus on social media, and that efforts successfully increase community awareness about the library.
We estimate a nonlinear VAR to quantify the impact of economic policy uncertainty shocks originating in the US on the Canadian unemployment rate in booms and busts.
Public policies and initiatives are constantly developed and re-developed. These changes are influenced by practical aspects such as politics, funding and governance. Some may argue that this encourages innovation and reflects true democratic processes. Nevertheless, it also represents a challenge for dealing with complex issues...
While the Australian Architecture profession has relatively quickly incorporated and accepted Building information modelling (BIM) as part of its normal work flow and practises, the Australian landscape architecture profession has been less than accepting of BIM it as a management model. This problem is exacerbated...
Student lists are commercially available for purchase on the basis of ethnicity, affluence, religion, lifestyle, awkwardness, and even a perceived or predicted need for family planning services. This study seeks to provide an understanding of the commercial marketplace for student data and the interaction with...
Until recently, Facebook had dominated the social media landscape among America’s youth – but it is no longer the most popular online platform among teens, according to this Pew Research Center survey.
Over the past year, there has been a growing interest in the vision of a “free and open Indo-Pacific”. While the term Indo-Pacific has enjoyed growing use over the last decade among analysts and policymakers in the United States and Australia, a number of more...
As Australia embarks on its first publicly-funded airport project in more than three decades at Badgerys Creek, there are lessons and insights to be taken from the Unites States' experience of airport cities.
While a small, but growing number of institutions offer access to born-digital collections, there is scant literature documenting researcher interaction with these materials. This paper addresses this gap through documenting and analyzing researcher interactions to portions of born-digital collections at New York University (NYU) Libraries....
Now that North Korea has finally reached the threshold of a nuclear missile capability to directly threaten the US mainland, its scripted brand of hyperbole and brinksmanship is encountering a different sort of melodrama - the political theatre of Donald Trump.
This paper examines the process of making higher education choices in the United States – whether to enter higher education, attend a particular college, or follow a particular route through college. It draws on research findings in the sociology of education, behavioural economics, and cognitive...