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This paper examines the modem home through the medium of Australian House and Garden, and qualifies some functionalist sociological interpretations of the 'role' of home magazines and their promotion of modernism.
Nicholas Brown's paper dwells on some aspects of domestic architecture to a greater extent than was possible in Governing Prosperity: Social Analysis and Social Change in the 1950s (CUP, 1995). The paper develops the interest of that book in the ways in which more subjective...
This paper critically examines the Australian Urban and Regional Development Review (AURDR) which was the climax of a series of Federal initiatives in urban affairs which started in 1991.
This paper examines the Commonwealth-State Housing Agreement of 1956 --commonly seen as marking a shift in policy and in political rhetoric, away from public housing provision towards private home-ownership.
It is incontestable that the motor age changed the face of urban life forever. What is more problematic is its role as the prime instrument of this spatial and cultural shift. To what extent did the motor car in fact accelerate a long process of...
Examines the coincidence between suburbanisation, mass consumption and mass production during the golden era of Fordism after the Second World War.
Discusses some of the challenges, frustrations and obstacles experienced by remote area nurses (RANs).
Aim: To determine the firearms licensing status and mental and criminal history of perpetrators in firearm homicide, plus the legal status of the firearms used. The location of the shooting, its motivation and the relationship between perpetrator and victim were determined, as well as...
By opposing mandatory seizure of firearms following a protection order, police and some legislators seem inclined to deny the reality of gun-related violence as revealed by their own files.