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Young People, Online Fandom And The Perils Of Child Pornography Legislation In Australia, Mark J. Mclelland Jan 2019

Young People, Online Fandom And The Perils Of Child Pornography Legislation In Australia, Mark J. Mclelland

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In 1971 the editors of Oz magazine were prosecuted for obscenity in a London courtroom for their infamous ‘School Kids Issue’, almost the entire contents of which had been created by a team of young people. In today’s Web 2.0 environment, similar kinds of content to that featured in the magazine is created by young people and made ubiquitous on fan websites. In particular ‘manips’ (manipulated images) of all kinds of pop culture heroes from boy band members to characters from Harry Potter are inserted into pornographic contexts. Whereas in the 1970s it was obscenity legislation that was ...


Buzz And Pipelines: Knowledge And Decision-Making In A Global Business Services Precinct, Simon Ville, Claire Wright Jan 2019

Buzz And Pipelines: Knowledge And Decision-Making In A Global Business Services Precinct, Simon Ville, Claire Wright

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This paper provides a historical analysis of an urban services district through its examination of the Melbourne wool trade precinct in the 1920s. It is a study of both a local and global community whose social and spatial interaction facilitated large-scale trade of a complex commodity that has rarely been examined. Geographic mapping of the local and global connections of the precinct has been combined with archival evidence. It reveals the "buzz" of the Melbourne precinct, created by local social and professional connections among wool brokers and buyers. "Pipelines" to wool growing and textile regions were developed through overseas branches ...


Colonialism And Male Domestic Service Across The Asia Pacific, Julia T. Martinez, Claire K. Lowrie, Frances Steel, Victoria Haskins Jan 2019

Colonialism And Male Domestic Service Across The Asia Pacific, Julia T. Martinez, Claire K. Lowrie, Frances Steel, Victoria Haskins

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Examining the role of Asian and indigenous male servants across the Asia Pacific from the late-19th century to the 1930s, this study shows how their ubiquitous presence in these purportedly 'humble' jobs gave them a degree of cultural influence that has been largely overlooked in the literature on labour mobility in the age of empire. With case studies from British Hong Kong, Singapore, Northern Australia, Fiji and British Columbia, French Indochina, the American Philippines and the Dutch East Indies, the book delves into the intimate and often conflicted relationships between European and American colonists and their servants. It explores the ...


Why Slow Tv Deserves Our (Divided) Attention, Aaron L. Burton Jan 2019

Why Slow Tv Deserves Our (Divided) Attention, Aaron L. Burton

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

SBS's suite of slow TV programs, "Slow Summer", arrived at a fortuitous time in our annual media trajectory, when we were briefly relieved of the busyness plaguing our lives.


Low-Key Nsw Election Likely To Reveal A City-Country Divide, Gregory C. Melleuish Jan 2019

Low-Key Nsw Election Likely To Reveal A City-Country Divide, Gregory C. Melleuish

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

It may come as news to many people living in New South Wales, but there is a state election to be held on March 23. There has been little of the hullabaloo associated with elections, although I have noticed the occasional election poster in the front yards of houses as I walk along the street.


Large Scale Marine Protected Areas: Current Status And Consideration Of Socio-Economic Dimensions, Chris Smyth, Quentin A. Hanich Jan 2019

Large Scale Marine Protected Areas: Current Status And Consideration Of Socio-Economic Dimensions, Chris Smyth, Quentin A. Hanich

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Global targets for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have evolved in response to rising global concerns about the health of the world's oceans and numerous scientific studies demonstrating the benefits of MPAs as a conservation tool. Our research paper analyses the research needs required to address stakeholder and government concerns from both developed and developing State viewpoints, and build a greater understanding of the benefits and impacts of Marine Protected Areas for the marine ecosystem and the stakeholders that depend on it. In order to satisfy these research needs, and achieve global conservation targets, it is necessary to significantly increase ...


Gendered Emotion Management And Teacher Outcomes In Secondary School Teaching: A Review, Rebecca Olson, Jordan J. Mckenzie, Kathy Mills, Roger Patulny, Alberto Bellocchi, Fiona Caristo Jan 2019

Gendered Emotion Management And Teacher Outcomes In Secondary School Teaching: A Review, Rebecca Olson, Jordan J. Mckenzie, Kathy Mills, Roger Patulny, Alberto Bellocchi, Fiona Caristo

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This systematic search and review of international literature (1979-2017) finds links between emotion management and gender (in 1/2 the studies), and teaching attrition outcomes (1/3). Results contextualise these connections, suggesting female teachers use deep acting strategies, though experience more emotional exhaustion and unpleasant emotions. Male teachers practice distancing and surface acting, and experience depersonalisation, but also success in controlling disruptions and stimulating subject interest. Studies are limited by self-reported data and omission of school context, but highlight important teacher organisational identifications, suggesting future research use observational methods for understanding emotion management as an embedded, interactionist phenomenon.


Acting Oneself As Another: An Actor's Empathy For Her Character, Shaun Gallagher, Julia Gallagher Jan 2019

Acting Oneself As Another: An Actor's Empathy For Her Character, Shaun Gallagher, Julia Gallagher

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

What does it mean for an actor to empathize with the character she is playing? We review different theories of empathy and of acting. We then consider the notion of "twofoldness" (Wollheim), which has been used to characterize the observer or audience perspective on the relation between actor and character (Smith). This same kind of twofoldness or double attunement applies from the perspective of the actor herself who must, at certain points of preparation, distinguish between the character portrayed and her own portrayal effected in her craft. We argue that this concept helps us to understand how the actor can ...


Submission To Nsw Law Reform Commission Review Into Consent In Relation To Sexual Offences In Response To Consultation Paper 21, Julia Quilter Jan 2019

Submission To Nsw Law Reform Commission Review Into Consent In Relation To Sexual Offences In Response To Consultation Paper 21, Julia Quilter

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

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A Global Review Of Farmers' Perceptions Of Agricultural Risks And Risk Management Strategies, Thi Tam Duong, Thomas D. Brewer, Jo Luck, Kerstin Zander Jan 2019

A Global Review Of Farmers' Perceptions Of Agricultural Risks And Risk Management Strategies, Thi Tam Duong, Thomas D. Brewer, Jo Luck, Kerstin Zander

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Farmers around the world face and manage a wide range of enterprise-related risks. These risks are increasing due to a range of factors including globalisation, increased trade in agricultural products, and climate change, jeopardising agricultural enterprises and forcing farmers to adjust their production and management strategies. Here we present results of a systematic literature review, following PRISMA protocol, of farmers' perceptions of, and responses to, agricultural risks. Using data reduction method (factor analysis) and descriptive statistics, we analysed 197 studies and found that weather-related risk (55%), biosecurity threats (48%), and human risk (35%) are the significant risks perceived by farmers ...


Killed In The Line Of Work Duties: We Need To Fix Dangerous Loopholes In Health And Safety Laws, Diana J. Kelly Jan 2019

Killed In The Line Of Work Duties: We Need To Fix Dangerous Loopholes In Health And Safety Laws, Diana J. Kelly

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

There is a pressing need to define employer responsibility when there is a "triangulated" employment relationship - such as between a worker, labour hire organisation and a host employer. This is an area where unions have rightly been calling for greater clarity and specificity.


López Obrador Clashes With Courts After Vowing ‘Poverty’ For Mexican Government, Luis Gomez Romero Jan 2019

López Obrador Clashes With Courts After Vowing ‘Poverty’ For Mexican Government, Luis Gomez Romero

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Mexico's new president has reduced his own salary and demanded that all federal workers – including lawmakers and judges – take a massive pay cut, too. That may be illegal.


Social Networking Sites And Learning In International Relations: The Impact Of Platforms, Josh Pallas, Joakim Eidenfalk, Susan N. Engel Jan 2019

Social Networking Sites And Learning In International Relations: The Impact Of Platforms, Josh Pallas, Joakim Eidenfalk, Susan N. Engel

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This article reports on a pilot undergraduate subject that incorporated a range of technology-enhanced learning approaches including online lectures, an online site for in and out of class communications, and strong encouragement for students to blog and use Twitter. This paper evaluates student engagement through the social networking sites (SNS), focusing on the online communication and content platform. We examine whether changing from an educationally oriented SNS platform to Facebook impacted on student engagement and feedback. To achieve this, both empirical data and qualitative student feedback were used.


How Blockchain Is Strengthening Tuna Traceability To Combat Illegal Fishing, Candice Visser, Quentin A. Hanich Jan 2018

How Blockchain Is Strengthening Tuna Traceability To Combat Illegal Fishing, Candice Visser, Quentin A. Hanich

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In a significant development for global fisheries, blockchain technology is now being used to improve tuna traceability to help stop illegal and unsustainable fishing practices in the Pacific Islands tuna industry.


Context And Vowel Harmony: Are They Essential To Identify Underlying Word-Final /S/ In Eastern Andalusian Spanish?, Alfredo Herrero De Haro Jan 2018

Context And Vowel Harmony: Are They Essential To Identify Underlying Word-Final /S/ In Eastern Andalusian Spanish?, Alfredo Herrero De Haro

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Eastern Andalusian Spanish has been studied in detail; however, scholars have focused on production and the debate regarding its phonetic and phonological features is still ongoing. This paper analyses Eastern Andalusian Spanish perceptually to establish whether contextual information (articles, numerals, etc.) and vowel harmony are essential to identify underlying word-final /s/. The correct identification of underlying /s/ has been attributed to contextual information and to vowel harmony; however, no perceptual study has been performed to support these claims. A total of 7126 answers from 153 participants across two experiments are analysed to establish whether context and vowel harmony are necessary ...


If There's One Thing Pacific Nations Don't Need, It's Yet Another Infrastructure Investment Bank, Susan N. Engel Jan 2018

If There's One Thing Pacific Nations Don't Need, It's Yet Another Infrastructure Investment Bank, Susan N. Engel

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

If Scott Morrison was looking for a way to prove Australia is a good neighbour to Pacific nations, he could hardly have chosen a worse option. Looking for a policy to combat both China and his domestic Opposition, the Australian prime minister last week announced a plan involving billions of dollars for Pacific nations. Billions of dollars in loans, that is.


Vaccination Panic In Australia, Brian Martin Jan 2018

Vaccination Panic In Australia, Brian Martin

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In 2009 in Australia, a citizens' campaign was launched to silence public criticism of vaccination. This campaign involved an extraordinary variety of techniques to denigrate, harass and censor public vaccine critics. It was unlike anything seen in other scientific controversies, involving everything from alleging beliefs in conspiracy theories to rewriting Wikipedia entries.


Grey Networks: The Contradictory Dimensions Of Australia's Immigration Detention System, David A. Neil, Michelle A. Peterie Jan 2018

Grey Networks: The Contradictory Dimensions Of Australia's Immigration Detention System, David A. Neil, Michelle A. Peterie

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The notion of dark networks has recently received attention in the literature on policy network analysis. Dark networks are defined as illegal and covert, in contrast to bright networks which are legal and overt. In this article, we suggest a third category - grey networks - which are characterised by their use of secrecy and concealment despite their ostensibly legal status. These networks are subject to contradictory imperatives. They employ methods that cannot be openly acknowledged within the larger legal and social framework in which they function. In this article, we illustrate this concept through an interview-based study of Australia's immigration ...


Utopia Or Dystopia: A Contested Space On Sydney's Urban Frontier, Ian Willis Jan 2018

Utopia Or Dystopia: A Contested Space On Sydney's Urban Frontier, Ian Willis

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Australia is a settler society where the rural-urban fringe of the major cities and regional centres is a contestable stage. There are a range of actors who compete in place making processes re-shaping the cultural landscape when there is collision over the ownership of space and the dominant narrative. This paper examines the proposition that Sydney's urban growth has created a zone of conflict on the city's metropolitan frontier between cultural heritage and the interests of development. In recent years Sydney's rural-urban fringe has encroached on the village boundaries of Menangle where there has been a collision ...


Staff And Family Attitudes To Fences As A Means Of Detaining People With Dementia In Residential Aged Care Settings: The Tension Between Physical And Emotional Safety, Shoshana J. Dreyfus, Lyn Phillipson, Richard Fleming Jan 2018

Staff And Family Attitudes To Fences As A Means Of Detaining People With Dementia In Residential Aged Care Settings: The Tension Between Physical And Emotional Safety, Shoshana J. Dreyfus, Lyn Phillipson, Richard Fleming

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This study investigates staff and family attitudes towardsthe use of the fences that surroun d many aged care facilitiesin Australia, in the context of indefinite detention of peoplewith dementia. This indefinite detention has been describedin a report from an Australian Senate Inquiry as “a signifi-cant problem within the aged care context”, which “is ofteninformal, unregulated and unlawful” . Five focus groupscomprising direct care workers, family members, nurse unitmanagers and facility managers discussed the reasons forand their attitudes towards fences. The results show a ten-sion between the provision of physical and emotional safety.This is to say that even while it is ...


The University Tea Room: Informal Public Spaces As Ideas Incubators, Claire Wright, Simon Ville Jan 2018

The University Tea Room: Informal Public Spaces As Ideas Incubators, Claire Wright, Simon Ville

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Informal spaces encourage the meeting of minds and the sharing of ideas. They serve as an important counterpoint to the formal, silo-like structures of the modern organisation, encouraging social bonds and discussion across departmental lines. We address the role of one such institution – the university tea room – in Australia in the post-WWII decades. Drawing on a series of oral history interviews with economic historians, we examine the nature of the tea room space, demonstrate its effects on research within universities, and analyse the causes and implications of its decline in recent decades.


Submission On The Nsw Draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2018, Laurie Perry, Kylie Anne Lingard Jan 2018

Submission On The Nsw Draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2018, Laurie Perry, Kylie Anne Lingard

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

We welcome the opportunity to provide feedback on the Draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2018 ('the Draft Bill'). We appreciate the move towards independent Aboriginal cultural heritage ('ACH') legislation and some of the new governance concepts, namely:

  • The establishment of an ACH Authority
  • Local mapping and strategic planning
  • State of ACH reports
  • Aboriginal ownership of ACH
  • Conservation agreements and management plans

We have examined the Draft Bill against the five reform aims identified by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage ('OEH'):

  1. Broader recognition of ACH values
  2. Decision-making by Aboriginal people
  3. Better information management
  4. Improved protection, management and conservation of ...


Assessing Food Security Using Household Consumption Expenditure Surveys (Hces): A Scoping Literature Review, Joanna Russell, Anne Lechner, Quentin A. Hanich, Aurelie Delisle, Brooke M. Campbell, Karen E. Charlton Jan 2018

Assessing Food Security Using Household Consumption Expenditure Surveys (Hces): A Scoping Literature Review, Joanna Russell, Anne Lechner, Quentin A. Hanich, Aurelie Delisle, Brooke M. Campbell, Karen E. Charlton

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Objective: To meet some of the UN's seventeen Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, there is a need for more effective policy to reduce food insecurity in low-income and lower-middle-income countries (LMIC). Measuring progress towards these goals requires reliable indicators of food security in these countries. Routinely conducted household consumption and expenditure surveys (HCES) provide potentially valuable and nationally representative data sets for this purpose. The present study aimed to assess methods used to determine national food security status using proxy measures from HCES data in LMIC globally. Design: A scoping literature review was conducted using electronic databases. Of the ...


Australia's Deal With Timor-Leste In Peril Again Over Oil And Gas, Rebecca Strating, Clive H. Schofield Jan 2018

Australia's Deal With Timor-Leste In Peril Again Over Oil And Gas, Rebecca Strating, Clive H. Schofield

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In April, Australia and Timor-Leste reached agreement on their maritime boundaries in the Timor Sea. This resolved a longstanding source of contention between them. The potential benefits of this historic breakthrough are now in peril, because the critical issue of how the shared oil and gas of the Timor Sea are to be developed remains in dispute.


Shahrazad In Cronulla: David Foster's Retelling Of One Thousand And One Nights In Sons Of The Rumour, Farzaneh Mayabadi, Wenche Ommundsen Jan 2018

Shahrazad In Cronulla: David Foster's Retelling Of One Thousand And One Nights In Sons Of The Rumour, Farzaneh Mayabadi, Wenche Ommundsen

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This reading of David Foster’s Sons of the Rumour focuses on its frame story, a reworking of the frame story of One Thousand and One Nights. It provides an overview of the impact of One Thousand and One Nights on world literature and goes on to analyse how Foster reimagines One Thousand and One Nights in order to illustrate humanity’s struggle between the spiritual and the material world. Foster constructs a parallel dilemma for Al Morrisey, a secular Australian Jew, and the Shah, a Persian Muslim. Differences between them favours Al’s secularism over the Shah’s Islamic ...


The Gay Novel And The Gay World, Guy R. Davidson Jan 2018

The Gay Novel And The Gay World, Guy R. Davidson

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In a recent review essay, J. Daniel Elam charts the emergence of “gay world literary fiction,” a subgenre of the category “world literature,” which over the last twenty years or so has become both a marketing strategy for publishers and a “disciplinary rallying point of literary criticism and the academic humanities.”1 While Elam’s essay is implicitly underpinned by the usual disciplinary understanding of world literature (fiction from potentially anywhere in the globe, translated into English, and studied comparatively), its focus is narrowed to the “gay world” within the planetary world—a putatively homogenous, transnational gay subculture enabled by ...


Evidence-Based Campaigning, Brian Martin Jan 2018

Evidence-Based Campaigning, Brian Martin

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Background: When promoting public health measures, such as reducing smoking, there are many different approaches, for example providing information, imposing legal restrictions, taxing products, and changing cultures. By analogy with evidence-based medicine, different approaches to campaigning for health promotion can be compared by obtaining evidence of effectiveness. However, evaluating the effectiveness of campaigning approaches is far more difficult than evaluating drugs or medical procedures, because controls are seldom possible, endpoints are difficult to specify, multiple factors influence outcomes, and the targets of campaigns are people or organizations that may resist.

Methods: Ten ideal campaigning types are proposed: positive and negative ...


Size Matters: Class Numbers And The Creative Writing Workshop, Shady E. Cosgrove Jan 2018

Size Matters: Class Numbers And The Creative Writing Workshop, Shady E. Cosgrove

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

With heightened funding pressures on Australian universities, academics are being placed under more pressure to increase class sizes. Creative writing workshops, where students provide feedback on each other's creative work, can be rigorous and demanding sites for teachers in ways that differ from 'traditional' classroom settings. This article surveys critical research on class sizes and the workshop model, as well as third-year University of Wollongong creative writing student perspectives, arguing that the in-person workshop model, while imperfect, remains vital to the discipline of creative writing. When successful, it can teach students the technical elements of craft as well as ...


Corporate Social Responsibility And Workplace Casualties In Bangladesh: An Appraisal Of Islamic Principles As A Potential Solution, S M. Solaiman Jan 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility And Workplace Casualties In Bangladesh: An Appraisal Of Islamic Principles As A Potential Solution, S M. Solaiman

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Bangladesh is home to around 6,000 garment factories, which make the industry the second largest apparel manufacturer in the world just behind China. The garment industry as a single sector adds the highest amount of foreign currency1 to the gross domestic products (GDP) of the country.2 This sector alone earned more than US$24 billion out of the total export revenue of US$30.17 billion of Bangladesh in the fiscal year 2013-14.3 However, a Harvard conference lately reveals that India has surpassed Bangladesh by occupying the second position in the aftermath of the recent fatalities in ...


Some Implications Of High Biodiversity For Management Of Tropical Marine Ecosystems-An Australian Perspective, Richard Kenchington, Pat Hutchings Jan 2018

Some Implications Of High Biodiversity For Management Of Tropical Marine Ecosystems-An Australian Perspective, Richard Kenchington, Pat Hutchings

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

While high biodiversity has been widely reported from the tropics, we suggest that in reality there is a considerable underestimate of the total biodiversity. We have concentrated on the tropical regions of Australia and the Coral Triangle. The best known groups are the corals, fish, and commercially important invertebrates. In considering whether this is true, we have concentrated on the diversity of benthic communities and water column communities which are poorly known. Yet at the bottom of the food chain these communities are highly dynamic and susceptible to the anthropogenic changes that are occurring with the rapid development in this ...