Popular culture

Report

13 Feb 2019
180

A review of 54 studies in film, television, music and theatre. It recommends that mental health professionals and suicide prevention experts should collaborate with film makers, television producers, members of the music industry and playwrights to try to balance entertainment against the risk of harm,...

Discussion paper

1 Jun 2018
5

This issue of CAMEo Cuts offers a new take on the enduring idea of the cultural ‘fringe’.

The status of the fringe – as an edgy, heterodox and counter-cultural alternative to the mainstream – has long been seen as a source of new, avant-garde...

Journal article

22 Jun 2017
9

Both the superhero and the supervillain operate outside the law. This paper considers what the prefix “super” really means in relation to these two classes, drawing on Nietzsche’s original definition of the ubermensch (superman) and its relationship to legal concepts such as the state of...

Report

14 Mar 2017
47

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like...

Report

14 Mar 2017
229

In the words of one former participant, the Kimberley Girl program has become a “rite of passage” for young Aboriginal women in the region. Produced by Goolarri Media Enterprises, and now entering its fourteenth year, Kimberley Girl continues to change lives for the better. Like...

Journal article

1 Oct 2016
7

This paper explores how authors such as John Grisham, Erle Stanley Gardner and Harper Lee, writing in the legal thriller genre, present their lawyer protagonists as critics of both the law and the legal systems of which they are a part.

Video

13 Oct 2014
56

Overview: How have artists responded to the HIV virus creatively in their work, and what effect have their projects had on communities and attitudes as a whole? This panel of experts from around the globe examines the challenges of folding HIV narratives into creative...

Dataset

4172.0
10 Jul 2014
413

Provides a statistical overview of culture in Australia. Contains information on a range of topics including employment in culture, time spent on cultural activities, attendances at cultural venues and events, expenditure on culture, and imports and exports of cultural goods and services. Also provides profiles...

Journal article

25 Jun 2014
8

With the implementation of the Australian Curriculum, the learning area of Society and Environment has been greatly impacted. What has been considered a multidisciplinary learning area is now known as Humanities and Social Sciences with prescribed content, teaching and learning approaches and achievement standards. This...

Journal article

15 Mar 2012
16

As young people continue to confront transition issues such as school-to-work pathways, they are concomitantly developing their own social and cultural priorities and responding to them in new and innovative ways. This process warrants a greater focus on young people's identity work as they navigate...

Report

18 Jul 2008
408

This report was produced by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) at Flinders University. It comprises a comprehensive literature review addressing a wide range of social and cultural factors that potentially impact on young Australians aged 14- 24 in relation to...

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