Browsing 16 Studies in Human Society by Author "Yerbury, Hilary"

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Browsing 16 Studies in Human Society by Author "Yerbury, Hilary"

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  • Yerbury, Hilary; Burridge, Nina (Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Limited, 2013)
    This paper examines the activities and motivations of activist academics who choose to engage in teaching and research programs that are community-based and that, at their core, seek to contribute to the public good ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (Social Capital Foundation, 2009)
    This article investigates whether members of Generation X and Generation Y sought to create social capital through the Internet. Using an ethnographic approach, 24 people were interviewed and their public interactions with ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (UTS ePress, 2011)
    Starting from the classic view of cosmopolitanism, this paper uses personal experiences gained during a six-week stay in Rwanda with a family affected by the genocide to explore the disjuncts which emerge in trying to ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (UTS, 2013)
    Women?s knowledge has often been seen as ?a whole set of knowledges that have been disqualified as inadequate to their task or insufficiently elaborated: naive knowledges, located low down on the hierarchy, beneath the ...
  • Edwards, Melissa; Burridge, Nina; Yerbury, Hilary (UTS, 2013)
    This paper reports on an exploratory action research study designed to understand how grassroots community organisations engage in the measurement and reporting of social impact and how they demonstrate their social impact ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (UTS, 2009)
    This ethnographic study of members of Generation X and Generation Y seeks to explore the ways they understand and experience community. Their comments and stories were gathered through interviews collected towards the end ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (Oxford Univ Press, 2012)
    There have been many calls to conceptualize or reconceptualize key concepts that have been affected by the changes to ways of living, especially for young people in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Community ...
  • Yerbury, Hilary (Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, 2010)
    An ethnographic study of members of generations X and Y which explored participants' perspectives on the creation and understanding of identity, found that young people have a strong sense of self, and value authenticity ...
  • Burridge, Nina; Maclurcan, Donald; Yap, Wenee; Yerbury, Hilary (UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre, 2010-10-13)
    How do you recognise a social entrepreneur? There is much contestation on whether social entrepreneurs exhibit particular characteristics. This seminar reports on a small scale study conducted in Sydney, which reported on ...