Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

University of Wollongong

Education

1996

Community

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Carrington: Community Of Difference?, Hilary Winchester, Pauline M. Mcguirk, Angela Parkes, Kevin M. Dunn Jan 1996

Carrington: Community Of Difference?, Hilary Winchester, Pauline M. Mcguirk, Angela Parkes, Kevin M. Dunn

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Newcastle is a city redolent with images. Perhaps the most dominant of these is of a male industrial working environment deriving from the days of the 'coally seaport', while other aspects of its identity, such as the female and the Aboriginal, are suppressed and obscured (Dunn et al., 1995). Another recurrent image is of profound community, of solidaritty. This is evident in the 'Our Town' epithet applied to numerous local businesses. 5uch an image is portrayed in the cartoon by Eggleston, where the SS Newcastle is under siege from economic, political and physical forces, where the (all male) inhabitants, clinging ...