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Myanmar’s controversial census has inflamed ethnic tensions at a critical moment in the peace process, argues this report.
Myanmar’s first census in over 30 years, an ambitious project conducted in April 2014 with technical advice from the UN and significant funding...
This paper extends research on rural crime beyond North America by analysing associations between census measures of community structures and officially reported crime in rural New South Wales (Australia). It employs social disorganisation theory to examine variations in crime rates between different kinds of rural...
This paper investigates a decade of changes in the location patterns of older people in the 'sunbelt' region of South East Queensland (SEQ). Despite the accentuation of public policies to better cater for older people in an ageing Australia, little attention has been directed towards...
In post-demographic transition societies, the impacts of low fertility and aging are most strongly felt in peripheral areas where they are exacerbated by youth outmigration. International migration is increasingly seen to have the potential to offset these demographic constraints on economic development. In Australia, immigration...
The book provides snapshot and trend information on families over the last 30 or so years. It has three main focus areas - the diversity of family types, the changes and transitions a family may experience, and issues affecting families.
Aiming to consolidate and enhance the understanding of domestic violence in regional, rural and remote communities, this report reviews existing national and international research on the issue, including some analysis of data from the Supported Accommodation Assistance Programs. Issues discussed include: measuring the extent of...