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  • Prior, Jason; Harfield, Stephen (Elsevier, 2012)
    Human vulnerability is becoming an increasing focus within diverse fields of practice such as nursing and health, economics, sociology, planning, environmental science, and disaster management. It is a complex, multidimensional, ...
  • Toohey, Kristine; Taylor, Tracy (Routledge, 2006)
    As `Propaganda Theorists? argue, an examination of key discourses can enhance our understanding of how economic, political and social debate is shaped by mainstream media reporting. In this essay we present content and ...
  • Aylward, David; Carey, Gabrielle (Inderscience Publishers, 2009)
    High-value niche production is reserved for the market's peak pricepoints. At these levels, rules of supply and demand change configuration. Manufacturers no longer compete on price, but instead are gauged against quality, ...
  • Allatson, Paul (Greenwood Press, 2001)
  • Lyons, Mark (CACOM UTS, 1992-07)
    The following paper seeks to review the adequacy of the most commonly cited, or popular, explanations for the origin and strength of non-profit organisations by testing their ability to explain important instances of the ...
  • Lubek, Ian; Kros, Sarath; Wong, Mee Lian; Lee, Helen; Van Merode, T; Idema, Roel; Thamarangsi, Thaksaphon; Jakubowicz, Andrew; Tolson, Michelle; Mccreanor, Tim; Liu, James (Praeger, 2013)
    The Khmer Rouge period (1975-1978) saw up to 25 percent of Cambodians die in "the killing fields" or Ii'om starvation, Devastation to national ini1-astructures, family and social life, culture, and the elimination of ...
  • Smith, Graeme (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
    Over the last decade, rural township governments have been subjected to intensive streamlining and rationalization programmes. This article examines which ongoing reforms and processes are causing township governments to ...
  • Lancione, Michele (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
    The paper focuses on one central point of the performative' approach to homelessness that is still inadequately explored by the current literature: the conceptualisation of the relational entanglements between homeless ...
  • Van Doorslaer, Eddy; Clarke, Phillip; Savage, Elizabeth; Hall, Jane (Elsevier, 2008)
    Recent comparative evidence from OECD countries suggests that Australia's mixed public?private health system does a good job in ensuring high and fairly equal access to doctor, hospital and dental care services. This paper ...
  • Dalitz, Robert; Holmen, Magnus; Scott-Kemmis, Don (Taylor and Francis, 2012)
    This paper analyses how and why different types of innovation systems interact through analysing seven Australian sectors. We find that there are sets of mechanisms or systems that `articulate?; i.e. structure and shape ...
  • Te Riele, Kitty (Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic), 2007)
    Schooling takes up large amounts of time and energy for young people. As Australia is seen to become a knowledge society , education and official certification are increasingly important for all young people, but especially ...
  • Harrison, Martin (Taylor & Francis, 2008)
    This paper is about the siting of domestic buildings and a possible future sensitivity to site. Two interrelated ways of considering the site are introduced?a poetic way and an ontological way. In a future dominated by ...
  • Fisher, Colleen; Hauck, Yvonne; Fenwick, Jennifer (Pergamon, Elseiver, 2006)
    This paper addresses the limited sociological understanding of the phenomena of childbirth fear using data from a qualitative research project conducted in Western Australia. This qualitative study used an exploratory ...
  • Goodman, James (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
    In 2005, the United Nations reinterpreted its charter to facilitate humanitarian intervention, defining military action to prevent serious human rights abuses as a legitimate means of maintaining international peace and ...
  • Jakubowicz, Andrew; Macnamara, Jim; Bacon, Wendy (UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre, 2009-07-29)
    This is an informal question and answer session with the three presenters Wendy Bacon, Jim Macnamara and Andrew Jakubowicz on the broad topic of Human Rights and Media.
  • Jakubowicz, Andrew (UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre, 2009-07-29)
    The Institute for Cultural Diversity is a new NGO committed to the development of a more tolerant and open Australia. In partnership with the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research ...
  • Hakim, Ahmad Fahim (UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre, 2010-11-22)
    In the aftermath of 30 years of warfare and the indoctrination of the curriculum in Afghanistan with military content and propaganda, Commissioner Fahim Hakim will give a short presentation on the Commission’s efforts to ...
  • Courpasson, David; Clegg, Stewart (E.M. Lyon, Ecole de Management, 2001)
  • Reid, Carol; Fabiansson, Charlotte; Collins, Jock (UTS ePress, 2011)
    This article presents the results of a survey of the attitudes, aspirations and belonging of mainly immigrant minority youth living in Western and south western Sydney conducted in 2007 to provide some evidence to contest ...
  • Adair, Daryl (Elsevier, 2013)
    The articles by Waddington, Christiansen, Gleaves, Hoberman, & M?ller (2013) and Henne, Koh, & McDermott (2013) are important contributions to the rather limited academic debate about illicit drug use among athletes and ...