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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

2013

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Justice And The Identities Of Women: The Case Of Indonesian Women Victims Of Domestic Violence Who Have Access To Family Court, Rika Saraswati Jan 2013

Justice And The Identities Of Women: The Case Of Indonesian Women Victims Of Domestic Violence Who Have Access To Family Court, Rika Saraswati

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

The Family Court is the most important institution for Indonesian women who have experienced domestic violence. The institution becomes their last resort to end the violence and to obtain their rights as wives when the performance of criminal justice system is not satisfying. The women’s rights as wives are basically regulated in the Marriage Act 1974 and other implementing regulations of the Act. In reality, the rights of the women in this study, that they expected to be fulfilled, were different for each individual woman victim of domestic violence because of the diverse implementation of regulations in the Family ...


The Vietnamese Concept Of A Feminine Ideal And The Images Of Australian Women In Olga Masters’ Stories, Thu Hanh Nguyen Jan 2013

The Vietnamese Concept Of A Feminine Ideal And The Images Of Australian Women In Olga Masters’ Stories, Thu Hanh Nguyen

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

In this paper I compare Olga Masters’ portrayals of women with the ideals which are currently expected to be followed by Vietnamese women. The paper will investigate to what extend Olga Masters’ work corresponds to the Vietnamese traditional expectation of feminine ideals which are based on four essential attributes: industriousness, appropriate self-presentation, good communication skills, and virtue.


New Women, Modern Girls And The Shifting Semiotics Of Gender In Early Twentieth Century Japan, Vera C. Mackie Jan 2013

New Women, Modern Girls And The Shifting Semiotics Of Gender In Early Twentieth Century Japan, Vera C. Mackie

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

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Imag(In)Ing The Pacific: Modernist Women Artists, Anne A. Collett Jan 2013

Imag(In)Ing The Pacific: Modernist Women Artists, Anne A. Collett

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

It was all very risque and, indeed quite shocking. Vanessa Stephen would marry Clive Bell, and make her name as an English modernist painter and designer; Virginia, would marry Leonard Woolf, and make her name at the vanguard of experimental English modernist literature. Virginia would be the more famous, or possibly, infamous, of the sisters, being the mover and shaker of the Bloomsbury Group - a nucleus of primarily male, primarily Oxbridge-educated intellectuals who began meeting regularly at the house of the sisters in Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, in the first decade of the 20th century. Here they discussed all things ...


Genders At Work: Exploring The Role Of Workplace Equality In Preventing Men’S Violence Against Women, Scott Holmes, Michael G. Flood Jan 2013

Genders At Work: Exploring The Role Of Workplace Equality In Preventing Men’S Violence Against Women, Scott Holmes, Michael G. Flood

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

This report examines the role of workplaces, and men in workplaces in particular, in preventing men’s violence against women.

The report begins by noting that men’s violence against women is a widespread social problem which requires urgent action. It highlights the need for preventative measures oriented to changing the social and structural conditions at the root of this violence, including through settings such as workplaces.

Men’s violence against women is a workplace issue. As well as being a blunt infringement of women’s rights, this violence imposes very substantial health and economic costs on workplaces and organisations.