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Language Literacy And Diversity @ 21st Century: A New Basics For Designing Global Learning, Koo Yew Lie, Peter Kell, Wong Fook Fei Jan 2006

Language Literacy And Diversity @ 21st Century: A New Basics For Designing Global Learning, Koo Yew Lie, Peter Kell, Wong Fook Fei

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Editorial: This volume examines learning and the learner as situated in a range of social and institutional contexts in Australia and Malaysia. This is the second volume in a special themed collection of two volumes on language, literacy and education in changing times. This volume explores the intersections between ICT, globalisation and institutional change with the issue of multilingualism and literacy (ways of reading, writing, speaking, listening and communicating in two or more languages) in environments of complex multiple and intersecting agendas of change.


Pvi Collective, Sarah Miller Jan 2006

Pvi Collective, Sarah Miller

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Review: reform, pvi collective, Northbridge, Perth, 25 May - 4 June 2006


Investor Protection And Civil Liabilities For Defective Prospectuses: Bangladeshi Laws Compared With Their Equivalents In India And Malaysia, S M. Solaiman Jan 2006

Investor Protection And Civil Liabilities For Defective Prospectuses: Bangladeshi Laws Compared With Their Equivalents In India And Malaysia, S M. Solaiman

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The Bangladesh securities market came into being in 1954, but it still remains in its infancy. The Disclosure-Based Regulation (DBR), a regulatory regime useful for the developed securities markets, was adopted in January 1999 for an embryonic securities market in Bangladesh by discarding the previous merit regulation. The new philosophy came into effect without any significant changes being made in the old legal and regulatory framework of initial public offerings (IPOs).


A Cappella And Diva: A Collaborative Process For Individual Academic Writing, Wendy Beck, Kerry Dunne, Josie Fisher, Jane O'Sullivan, Alison Sheridan Jan 2006

A Cappella And Diva: A Collaborative Process For Individual Academic Writing, Wendy Beck, Kerry Dunne, Josie Fisher, Jane O'Sullivan, Alison Sheridan

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Picture this: Five academic women are sitting at a round table in an elegant nineteenth century room located in a rural landscape in regional NSW. Sometimes with coffee, sometimes over lunch, the conversation ranges broadly across the spectrum of the personal, policy and university politics. Having traversed the terrain in which they work-workload, juggling the responsibilities that traditionally fall to women-the talk comes round to the business of the day: writing for publication. Here is how a typical meeting unfolds: they provide updates on their research successes, and then proceed to the discussion and critical response to a current piece ...


Defamation And The Art Of Backfire, Truda Gray, Brian Martin Jan 2006

Defamation And The Art Of Backfire, Truda Gray, Brian Martin

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Legal discussions of defamation commonly focus on defamation law, with relative neglect of struggles that take place over defamation matters. To understand defamation struggles, we introduce backfire theory: if something is perceived as unjust and information about it is communicated to relevant audiences, it has the potential to backfire against those held responsible. Defamation suits have the potential to backfire when they are seen as oppressive or contrary to free speech. There are several types of actions by plaintiffs that can inhibit this backfire effect, including cover-up, devaluation of the defendant, reinterpretation and intimidation. To illustrate the value of backfire ...


Judicial Responses To Illegal Fishing Prosecutions In Fiji, Pio Manoa Jan 2006

Judicial Responses To Illegal Fishing Prosecutions In Fiji, Pio Manoa

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Illegal fishing deprives a nation of its assets and wealth. Since 2002, seven fishing vessels have been found fishing illegally in Fiji waters. The role of the judiciary in deterring illegal fishing activity is an essential part of fisheries management and enforcement. Good decisions are more likely to attract compliance while lenient decisions are likely to promote unscrupulous fishing activity. In five years, the judiciary has laid out principles for sentencing and the making of forfeiture orders and its latest decision shows the judiciary adopting stern deterrent measures. This paper provides a preliminary analyses of the decisions of the judiciary ...


Covert Disclosures: Unauthorised Leaking, Public Officials And The Public, Kathryn Flynn Jan 2006

Covert Disclosures: Unauthorised Leaking, Public Officials And The Public, Kathryn Flynn

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This paper highlights the role of unofficial sources—unauthorized “leakers”—in the public sector and their contribution to investigative journalism and to a lesser extent to routine news production. Unauthorized sources do not enjoy the ease of access to journalists, the economic resources, the human resources, nor the legitimacy conferred on official sources. Interviews conducted with journalists and sources show that at times these barriers have been overcome through the establishment of relationships of trust based on the confidentiality of the identity of the source and through careful cross-checking by journalists of information supplied by leakers.


Henry James, Affect And The Writer/Researcher, Catherine Cole Jan 2006

Henry James, Affect And The Writer/Researcher, Catherine Cole

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In this paper I am going to examine the role of the fiction writer/academic in university writing programs, especially the way in which they wear numerous research hats. Multi-skilled in every sense of the word, they range over university research restlessly - research for a novel one day, pedagogical research the next, time snatched, if they're lucky, to pursue their 'formal' research projects, to apply for funding not just from the ARC but from the Literature Board and other community funds available to writers. They find the time to give conference papers and meet other researchers in their fields ...


Language, Literacy And Education In Diverse Contexts: Theory, Research And Practice, Koo Yew Lie, Peter Kell Jan 2006

Language, Literacy And Education In Diverse Contexts: Theory, Research And Practice, Koo Yew Lie, Peter Kell

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The articles in this first volume are articles situated in diverse social and institutional environments both in Australia and Malaysia. Here, the scholars discuss literacy, language and education issues from their academic experience in multilingual and multicultural contexts of schools, higher education and cultural communities such as digital and culture consuming communities. Contributors engage in literacy issues emerging from the diversity of communities straddling overlapping local-global contexts as well as communities of practice distinguished in terms of class, ethnicity, religion, spirituality and ideology. These are affiliated through common values and interests which transcend the divides of ethnicity, class, religion and ...


Exclusive Economic Zones And Pacific Developing Island States - Who Really Gets All The Fish?, Quentin A. Hanich, Ben M. Tsamenyi Jan 2006

Exclusive Economic Zones And Pacific Developing Island States - Who Really Gets All The Fish?, Quentin A. Hanich, Ben M. Tsamenyi

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The establishment of exclusive economic zones (EEZs), through the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC), changed the allocation of fishing rights. These zones allocated all fishing rights within 200 nautical miles of land to neighbouring coastal States. This change dramatically increased sovereign rights for Pacific small island States. In many cases, these States, with limited terrestrial resources, were allocated large resource rich EEZs that had previously been dominated by distant water fishing States. Distant water fishing States, concerned that they would lose access to 85-90% of the world's active fishing grounds, argued that the ...


Japanese Government Policy And The Reality Of The Lives Of The Zanryu Fujin, Rowena Ward Jan 2006

Japanese Government Policy And The Reality Of The Lives Of The Zanryu Fujin, Rowena Ward

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The zanryu fujin, (or stranded war wives) are former Japanese female emigrants to Manchuria who, for various reasons, remained in China at the end of World War Two. They were for a long time the forgotten members of Japan's imperialist past. The reasons why the women did not undergo repatriation during the years up to 1958, when large numbers of the former colonial emigrants returned to Japan, are varied, but in many cases, their 'Chinese' families played some part. The stories of survival by these women during the period immediately after the entry of Russia into the Pacific War ...


Aspire And Be Inspired As A Korea Foundation Fellow: Pay It Forward In The Long-Term, Brian Yecies Jan 2006

Aspire And Be Inspired As A Korea Foundation Fellow: Pay It Forward In The Long-Term, Brian Yecies

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This essay's title refers to the 2000 feature film Pay it Forward directed by Mimi Leder and starring the talented Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, and Haley Joel Osment. The film is not all that great in terms of making a contribution to the art of cinema, which is what I research and teach. However, its message carries a deep meaning. The phrase "pay it forward" captures the spirit of the potential impact Korea Foundation fellows have/can have in and on society. Everything we do and everyone we come in contact with in our lives is touched in some ...


The Elephant's Shelter, Madeleine T. Kelly Jan 2006

The Elephant's Shelter, Madeleine T. Kelly

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Through a kind of surreal anamorphosis, these paintings reflect our current political reality to expose its hidden side – dreams, desires, hallucination. Thin washes of paint evoke a sense of environmental forecasts – in particular, global warming. Sole figures enact activities in largely uninhabited landscapes, trees morph while nature eerily hangs in strange balance against potential collapse. Many of these works were painted during an Australia Council residency at the Cité internationale, Paris.


Think Tank, Madeleine T. Kelly Jan 2006

Think Tank, Madeleine T. Kelly

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

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Ground Control, Madeleine T. Kelly Jan 2006

Ground Control, Madeleine T. Kelly

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

WELCOME to DELL Gallery. COLONIAL TO CONTEMPORARY: Queensland College of Art 125 Years is a major project incorporating three group exhibitions and an extensive publication. A Historical Overview 1881-1974 was exhibited between 10 June - 16 July, and we are now pleased to host A Contemporary Overview 1974-2006 in DELL Gallery, and The Staff Self-Portrait Project at COLLEGE Gallery until 27 August 2006. Combined, the project draws on the work of over 150 participants, and is supported by a series of free gallery tours, school and community group presentations, published Gallery Guides, and major related events.

Perhaps fi ttingly, this has ...


To The Smell Of Pineapples: Writing A Queensland Auto-Bio-Graphie, Francesca T. Rendle-Short Jan 2006

To The Smell Of Pineapples: Writing A Queensland Auto-Bio-Graphie, Francesca T. Rendle-Short

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

I grew up eating pineapples in everything; well, nearly everything (let's not exaggerate). They were a sweetener, made things juicy. Pineapple jam, pineapple breadcrumbs stuffed in the chicken roast for Sunday lunch after church, pineapple on the barbeque for the Christian folk my parents (MotherJoy and Onward) invited home, crushed pineapple in the punch, pineapple in the boiled fruitcake, pineapple in sandwiches as a treat through the summer holidays, pineapple in the curried rice salad for days my mother felt adventurous. We ate from pineapples too. Imagine then refined white sugar being spooned out of a fancy pineapple canister ...


Media Representations Of The Hijab, Julie N. Posetti Jan 2006

Media Representations Of The Hijab, Julie N. Posetti

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Over the past decade, the appropriateness of traditional clothing worn by some Muslim women, particularly the head covering known as the hijab, has been the focus of often fierce media debates. The hijab debate has come to symbolise the clash of cultures fanned by links between Islamic extremism and 21st century terrorism. While in several Islamic states such as Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Iran, the full covering, known as the chador or burqa, has been mandatory, a backlash against Muslim culture has seen such clothing banned, along with the much more common hijab, in the interests of secularism. In this ...


Arthur And Corinne Cantrill: The Film's The Thing. [Experimental Film Makers Interviewed By Burt, Warren.], Warren Burt Jan 2006

Arthur And Corinne Cantrill: The Film's The Thing. [Experimental Film Makers Interviewed By Burt, Warren.], Warren Burt

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

They bought their Bolex camera in 1960, and their first experimental films followed in 1961-62. Films like Mud, Kinegraffiti, Galaxy and Nebulae, were all more or less stylised or abstract with sound-tracks inspired by musique concrete experiments. In the years that followed, they made a large number of films, published 100 issues of Cantrills Film notes and gave innumerable screenings of works by themselves and other experimental filmmakers. This is a severely edited version of an interview conducted by Warren Burt via telephone on 2 September 2006.


Horizontes Distópicos En La Literatura Infantil: El Caso De La Esclavitud En La Saga De Harry Potter, Luis Gomez Romero Jan 2006

Horizontes Distópicos En La Literatura Infantil: El Caso De La Esclavitud En La Saga De Harry Potter, Luis Gomez Romero

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

La voz utopía puede entenderse en dos sentidos. Habitualmente y en un sentido amplio, se ha convenido en remontar sus raíces a las voces griegas ού (no) y τόπος (lugar), esto es, el lugar que no existe. Sin embargo, también puede referirse a las raíces ευ (bueno) y τόπος (lugar): el buen lugar1 . En la etimología de la voz utopía se encuentra presente una ambigüedad que, al ser suprimida, confunde sus contenidos conceptuales: el “no lugar” (porque no es ahora, pero puede ser mañana) y el “buen lugar” (porque, ahora o mañana, debe ser). Con base en las acotaciones que ...


The French And Their Minorities: The Legal 'Linguicide' Arsenal, Henri A. Jeanjean Jan 2006

The French And Their Minorities: The Legal 'Linguicide' Arsenal, Henri A. Jeanjean

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

French Government policies to exclude, silence or outlaw regional minority languages date back as far as the 16th century and are clearly manifest in the nation’s legislation. Despite this, marginal languages have continued to survive and in some cases have experienced notable revivals. Perhaps to combat this resistance, a stronger arsenal was developed by the dominant culture in the 1990s—in particular through an amendment of Article 2 of the Constitution and the Toubon Law—in order to ensure the eradication of regional languages.


Of Murmels And Snigs: Detention-Centre Narratives In Australian Literature For Children And Young Adults, Debra L. Dudek Jan 2006

Of Murmels And Snigs: Detention-Centre Narratives In Australian Literature For Children And Young Adults, Debra L. Dudek

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S current policy on cultural diversity, ‘Multicultural Australia: United in Diversity’, which is due to be revised later in 2006, opens with a foreword by John Howard in which he “reaffirms the government’s commitment to promoting diversity, understanding and tolerance in all areas of endeavour”. No matter how frequently discourses of tolerance and respect for difference circulate in government policy and elsewhere, however, they continue to be underpinned by an assimilation agenda. Media representations, at least, encourage Australians to demonise individuals according to their race, especially since the global war on terror, and more locally in ...


Out Of The Blue: An Act For Australia's Oceans, Chris Smyth, Meg Lee, Rob Prof Rob Fowler, Gregory L. Rose, Marcus Haward Jan 2006

Out Of The Blue: An Act For Australia's Oceans, Chris Smyth, Meg Lee, Rob Prof Rob Fowler, Gregory L. Rose, Marcus Haward

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The National Environmental Law Association (NELA) and the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) have prepared Out of the blue to initiate public discussion about the future of Australia’s oceans laws, planning and management.

NELA is a multi-disciplinary national organisation with the objectives of furthering the role of environmental law in Australia and serving the needs of practitioners in law, planning, natural resources and environmental management, environmental science and environmental impact assessment to obtain and exchange information on issues relevant to environmental law and policy.

One of its themes is to focus on the harmonisation of environmental laws across Australia. ACF ...


Working With Global English: The Experience Of English Language Teachers In A University Language College, Peter Kell, Gillian Vogl Jan 2006

Working With Global English: The Experience Of English Language Teachers In A University Language College, Peter Kell, Gillian Vogl

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

Through in-depth interviews and focus groups with English Language teachers employed at a university bridging college, this paper explores the challenges that teachers face in preparing international students for university life in Australia. Findings from this research suggest that the narrow business focused objectives of the English Language market undermine more holistic approaches to teaching English. A more holistic approach is required to respond to the social and cultural needs of students while they are studying in Australia. Nevertheless, this research suggests that regardless of the instrumental and reductionist neo liberal philosophy which informs these programs, meaningful intercultural dialogue, critical ...