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How Do People Belong In The Pacific? Introduction To This Issue, Camellia B. Webb-Gannon, Jioji Ravulo Jan 2018

How Do People Belong In The Pacific? Introduction To This Issue, Camellia B. Webb-Gannon, Jioji Ravulo

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

In early 2016, the two editors of this issue met together to discuss our common research interests. At that time, one of us (Jioji Ravulo) was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University (WSU), and the other of us (Camellia Webb-Gannon) was a Research Fellow in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at the same institution. Camellia, whose research focuses on decolonisation in Melanesia, had recently returned from the 2016 Australian Association for Pacific Studies (AAPS) conference in Cairns at which she had hoped she would meet other researchers of the ...


Introduction To "Construing Change: Special Issue From The 20th International Congress On Personal Construct Psychology", Peter Caputi Jan 2016

Introduction To "Construing Change: Special Issue From The 20th International Congress On Personal Construct Psychology", Peter Caputi

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The 20th International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology was held in Sydney, Australia, in July 2013. The theme of the congress centered on change, whether personal, societal, or organizational. Thirty-four high-quality papers from national and international delegates were presented at the congress over two days.


Introduction, Madeleine Boyd, Matthew Chrulew, Christopher J. Degeling, Agata Mrva-Montoya, Fiona S. Probyn-Rapsey, Nikki Savvides, Dinesh J. Wadiwel Jan 2015

Introduction, Madeleine Boyd, Matthew Chrulew, Christopher J. Degeling, Agata Mrva-Montoya, Fiona S. Probyn-Rapsey, Nikki Savvides, Dinesh J. Wadiwel

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Much of the focus of discussion on the Anthropocene has centred upon anthropogenic global warming and climate change and the urgency of political and social responses to this problem. However, we argue that there is an equally important challenge in thinking about our relationships with non-human animals.


The Actiotope Model Of Giftedness: A Short Introduction To Some Central Theoretical Assumptions, Albert Ziegler, Wilma Vialle, Bastian Wimmer Jan 2013

The Actiotope Model Of Giftedness: A Short Introduction To Some Central Theoretical Assumptions, Albert Ziegler, Wilma Vialle, Bastian Wimmer

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Scenario 1: Favela Rocinha in the south of Rio de Janeiro. Little Carlos is sitting on three piled-up tyres. The four chairs around the only table in the wooden hut are occupied by his oldest brother and his friend playing cards together. Scenario 2: 155th street, Holocombe Rucker Playground, in the middle of a neighborhood in the poorest part of Harlem. Mike, aged eight, is dreaming of doing one 'slam dunk' after another some day during the 'Rucker', the world's most famous street basketball tournament. Scenario 3: The room of Lian, a third-grade pupil. She's going to do ...


Editors' Introduction: Human Geography, Derek Gregory, Noel Castree Jan 2012

Editors' Introduction: Human Geography, Derek Gregory, Noel Castree

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

When we were invited by Sage to identify published work in human geography that represents what is best and most distinctive about the field it seemed an impossible task (it still does) because there is such a rich volume of material to draw from. We decided to focus on Englishlanguage and to a lesser extent other European contributions, although we are acutely aware of the irony, even the imperialism, of limiting a field like human geography to knowledges rooted in only a fraction of the world. We discuss below the dangers of delimiting Geography as a European or Euro-American science ...


Introduction, Philip R. Fitzsimmons, Barbra Mckenzie Jan 2010

Introduction, Philip R. Fitzsimmons, Barbra Mckenzie

Faculty of Education - Papers (Archive)

Creativity and the concept of engagement in children have a long-standing history in a number of disparate fields and areas of research. Many of those areas of specialisation were represented by the eclectic group of conference delegates who gathered to share and explore ideas and provide constructive feedback to their colleagues across the lifetime of the conference.