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Lia Bryant

Report

Suicide and its prevention for ageing farmers: final report

News of farmer suicides has reached media forums and reports, there has been a Senate enquiry into suicide and there have been studies and intervention programs focusing on rural suicide. Yet the number of farmer suicides is not reducing.
Journal article

The fallen hero: masculinity, shame and farmer suicide in Australia

To illuminate and explore complex connections between subjectivity, moral worth and affect in relation to understanding farmer suicide, this article draws on theory and literature on agrarian discourses of masculine subjectivity and shame to analyze empirical data from interviews with farmers during times of environmental...
Journal article

Epistemological erasure: The subject of abuse in the problematization of ‘elder abuse’

This paper presents a critical review of articles drawn from literature pertaining to elder abuse, to identify current directions leading the development of empirical research in this field.
Journal article

Tele-social work and mental health in rural and remote communities in Australia

This article reviews the social work literature on ICT, draws on research on tele-psychology and tele-education, and provides suggestions on how to enhance engagement with ICT by social workers to implement and provide mental health services and supports tailored to community values, needs, and preferences...
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Bounded choices: The problematisation of longterm care for people ageing with an intellectual disability in rural communities

This article examines in-depth interviews with six families in rural South Australia, that were conducted to explore their experiences of caring in the community and future post-parental care plan for their son/daughter with an intellectual disability.