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Eating together: navigating commensality in expatriate households employing migrant domestic workers in Singapore
(Australian National University, 2009)
In this paper the author explores the issue of how meals are eaten in expatriate households in Singapore, where live-in migrant domestic workers are employed. This is an issue that is both practical and richly symbolic. ...
Climate change messages and strategies by Australian NGOs
(Network Books, 2007)
The Power of Reconciliation in the Face of a Dilemma: Lessons from Business, War and Nature
(Children's International Summer Villages (CISV), 2003)
Using electronic literature in online learning and teaching
(Educause Australia, 2003)
Academics have traditionally guided the reading of students to inject a range of scholarly perspectives into a course. The use of the literature is an important part of developing critical thinking skills and part of ...
The implications of climate vulnerability for North Korean regime stability
(Common Ground, 2009)
This paper fuses theoretical models of climate vulnerability and adaptive capacity to critically examine the "muddle through" thesis of regime stability in North Korea, put forward by Marcus Noland, in the context of global ...
The Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement: the boomerang of competitive liberalisation?
(Center for Australian Studies, Chengchi University, 2005)
Not all that long ago, considerable intellectual energy was spent across Australia analysing the formation of trade policy. And much as elsewhere, there were two basic approaches. The first approach focussed on the evolution ...
The effect of the financial crisis and global recession on environmental policy and implementation
(Australian Political Studies Association, 2009)
This paper sets out a research agenda that examines the potential impacts on environmental policy and implementation caused by the global financial crisis and the resulting recession. This financial crisis provides a real ...
Zimbabwe's crisis: local and global contexts
(African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP), 2009)
In this 29th year of Zimbabwe's independence, the Zimbabwean dollar is near worthless, with one hundred trillion buying only AUD$4. There is evidence that state sanctioned violence and killings continue in the country ...
Africa in/and the World
(African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific, 2009)
Back in 2000 Gavin Kitching sparked a major debate about giving up African Studies, his main argument being that African studies had become depressing, because the leaders he had supported during anti-colonial and ...