So long and thanks for all the fish
By tigtog on September 26, 2011
King Abdullah said his decision came because “we refuse marginalising women’s role in the Saudi society in all fields” and followed “consultations with several scholars”.
By Mark Bahnisch on July 21, 2011
With a revival of debates about inequality, social democrats need to start by analysing what we’re up against in current misconceptions about equality.
By Mark Bahnisch on July 18, 2011
What interests me in this post is the cultural politics of Hairspray. One of its marketing themes is 60s nostalgia. That nostalgia is by necessity a collective re-imagining of what the 60s ‘meant’, whether or not we were around to form our own judgements.
By Mark Bahnisch on January 17, 2011
My colleague in several incarnations, Dr John Harrison, has a neat post on social capital and the SEQ floods at jmaced: The good thing is that communities with high levels of social capital recover from adverse circumstances faster than those […]
By Kim on July 11, 2010
There is no doubt that the ascension of Julia Gillard to the Labor leadership, and therefore her becoming Australia’s first female Prime Minister, is a significant moment and raises a number of issues for discussion. Some have posed the question […]