Publications

A systematic review of the relationship between religion and attitudes toward transgender and gender-variant people

Author/editor: Campbell, Marianne, Hinton, Jordan D. X. & Anderson, Joel R.

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT Background: Prejudice against transgender people is widespread, yet in spite of the prevalence of this negativity relatively little is known about the antecedents and predictors of these attitudes. One factor that is commonly related to prejudice is religion, and this is especially true...

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Afropolitan Projects: Music, Representation, and the Politics of Belonging in Australia

Author/editor: Bonnie B. McConnell

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT Drawing on ethnographic research in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra (2016–2017), this article examines the way musicians articulate positive African-Australian identities in the face of political and media discourse that emphasizes African difference and criminality. I use the concept of “...

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Out of the Depths: Understanding Post-War Jewish refugee migration through the First Holocaust Songbook

Author/editor: Boucher, Anna & Toltz, Joseph

Year published: 2019

Abstract: In the concentration camps and ghettos of Nazi-occupied Europe, Jews wrote songs to maintain a sense of dignity in the face of relentless dehumanisation, pass the time, and satirise the enemy. Mostly written in Yiddish, these songs often drew upon extant Jewish folk tunes but added new...

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Religiosity, Integration and Sport: Muslim Women Playing Australian Rules Football

Author/editor: Cheng, Jennifer E.

Year published: 2019

ABSTRACT This article explores the phenomenon of practising Muslim women playing Australian Rules football (Aussie Rules). While Western liberal-democratic governments have considered Islamic religiosity to be contrary to Western liberal-democratic values and therefore detrimental to integration,...

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Respecting Toleration

Author/editor: Balint, Peter

Year published: 2019

The question of toleration matters more than ever. The politics of the twenty-first century is replete with both the successes and, all too often, the failures of toleration. Yet a growing number of thinkers and practitioners have argued against toleration. Some believe that liberal democracies are...

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Discourse, Deficit and Strength. Changing the Narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing

Author/editor: Fogarty, William, Lovell, Melissa, Langenberg, Juleigh & Heron, Mary-Jane

Year published: 2018

This report explores strengths-based approaches to shifting the deficit narrative in the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector. Studies, including a companion report to this one entitled Deficit Discourse and Indigenous Health: How Narrative Framings of Aboriginal and...

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Jewish Post-Holocaust Migration and Musical Migration

Author/editor: Boucher, Anna

Year published: 2018

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Navigating the Political Landscape of Australian Criminal Justice Reform: Senior Policy-makers on Alternatives to Incarceration

Author/editor: Lovell, Melissa, Guthrie, Jill, Simpson, Paul & Butler, Tony

Year published: 2018

Abstract: Political ideology and populism are often thought to be major impediments to criminal justice reform. Our research has attempted to deconstruct these ideas so that the robustness of the ‘punitive turn’ in criminal justice policy can be better understood. This article reports upon in-depth...

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