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Deakin University School of International and Political Studies

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Works: 34 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 35 library holdings
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Australia, New Zealand and Pacific security : a constructivist comparison by Gentle Ford ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This thesis presents a comparative analysis of Australian and New Zealand foreign policy in the Pacific with particular emphasis on the Bougainville and Solomon Islands peace interventions. Through a constructivist lens, it argues that New Zealand's policies have been more effective and culturally appropriate than Australia's in recent years
State-NGO relations in Malaysia in the Mahathir years by Patsy Amaradasa ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis states that the containment of NGOs is not simply due to the state's control of the political mechanisms. This study argues that the boundaries for NGOs are determined by the interplay between the state, the ruling elites, the middle class and the business elites
Is this revolution being televised? : televisual screens and adolescent subjectivity by Russell Manning ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The thesis is a preliminary philosophical investigation into the effects of televisual screens in the lives of contemporary adolescents. It concludes and warns that for a growing cohort of these adolescents their behaviour/desires/lifestyles are being overdetermined in a deleterious manner by the effects of spending inordinate hours at these screens
Parallel readings : Western encounters with Buddhism by Kathleen L Gregory ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The story of the nineteenth-century Western encounter with Buddhism demonstrates more about these first Western interpreters and their socio-historical context then about Buddhism. In parallel, this thesis also demonstrates, from the perspective of Buddhism, how the mind works to bring an object, like Buddhism, into consciousness
The nexus between cultural and mainstream perceptions of security by Paula Atkinson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mainstream security analyses and security models are discussed. The central argument is that the multi-dimensional conditions, which are considered by analysts as central to the security of all collectives, are not representative of all cultures. Therefore, mainstream models are not suitable for every security collective's cultural security requirements
Social recognition and freedom in Axel Honneth's critical theory by Julie Connolly ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The thesis examines Honneth's claim that forms of misrecognition cause undue suffering and considers the extent to which we are vulnerable to and independent of misrecognition. It formulates a sixfold classification of our responses to misrecognition - stoicism, withdrawal, conformity, reification, deconstruction, and humanism, - and thereby an alternative ethics of recognition
Culture and trade : the Australian education sector and the Middle East by Ehssan Abdallah ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This investigation emphasises the significant role socio-cultural considerations play in Australia's education sector initiatives in the Middle East, and the direct impact this has on wider Australian-Middle Eastern trade and strategic relations. In order to enhance these relations, there is an urgent need for Australia to develop a more sophisticated policy of engagement that moves away from historical and contemporary misconceptions
Visualising clientelism in the Indonesian political tabloids 1998-2001 : partisanship, conspiracy and violence by John W Olle ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The thesis uses a discourse analysis approach to examine the visual grammar and the political meanings of the front cover designs of the Indonesian political tabloids in the period 1998-2001 and argues that the meanings show that Indonesian politics operates on the basis of clientelism
Metaphysics of love as moral responsibility in nursing and midwifery by Leslie Robert Fitzgerald ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis explored the question of "what love is in nursing and midwifery". The answer is moral responsibility, a form of love that centres on the ability/possibility of a nurse to transcend their personal being as a self-project and to be "for" the patient as a first priority in living out the command to be responsible
Hans Küng : dissent and the politicisation of theology by Christine Kin Har Phoon-Lee ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis researches the long career of Hans Küng as a 'Catholic' theologian and as a polemicist reformer. The research demonstrates that he uses theology as a political tool in his call for Church reform and concludes that Kung is best understood as a political reformer rather than as a 'Catholic' theologian
Mechanisms and treatment of psychoses by Makato Hirano ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This study investigates the mechanisms and treatment of psychoses from a psychoanalytic viewpoint, based on a re-examination of the psychoanalytic literature. By integrating the research materials of this study the researcher has been led to propose three types of foreclosure to explain the mechanisms of psychoses
Deconstructive spiritual inquiry : experiential undoing in Advaita and Zen by Leesa S Davis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A study of the meditative techniques of Advaita and Zen. The thesis develops a methodology that allow's practioner's experience to be mapped against the philosophical underpinnings of tradition. The results show that despite opposing philosophies, in both traditions the psychological dynamics of "experiential undoing" are similar
Immigration detention in Australia by Amy Nethery ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis explains why immigration detention persists as part of Australia's immigration policy. It argues that this form of incarceration has a long history in Australia, and that it fulfils specific social and political functions. The thesis also demonstrates that immigration detention is punitive and therefore breaches Australia's constitution
Publicus consilium : Deakin public policy review by Deakin University ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A processability approach to agreement morphology in Arabic L2 by Ghassan Al Shatter ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis tests the processability theory (PT) (Pienemann 1998;2005) predictions for agreement morphology in the acquisition of Arabic L2. The thesis has demonstrated that, apart from a few cases, learners of Arabic L2 acquired the test structures according to the PT's predictions for L2 sequential development
Race, place and self by Tessa Philips ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis examines, interrelates and contextualizes concepts of race, place and self by employing an amalgam of autobiography, interviews, literature, political analysis, infant research and psychoanalytic theory. Although the examples and narratives are South African based, principles that emerge have universal implications. scars of apartheid mark oppressed, bystanders and beneficiaries
Aristotle on wisdom : knowledge of wisdom and how to acquire it by Henry Meghaizel ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Referring to Atistotle's Ethics and Politics, the thesis argues that knowledge of wisdom entails knowledge of how to acquire it. Accordingly, becoming wiser involves the development of one's virtues, and becoming a good human. It argues that Aristotle's ethical and political theory is applicable to present liberal democratic society: being a good citizen/administrator entails being a good human
From hysteria to transgenderism : a psychoanalytic reconsideration of sexual difference by Patricia Gherovici ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis covers historical, theoretical, and clinical grounds to re-examine historical and contemporary debates concerning sexual difference from a Lacanian psychoanalytic perspective. A new modality of the hysteric's ancient questioning of sexual identity has emerged from the clinic of transgender patients with crucial implications for our understanding of subjectivity today
Democratic deliberation, citizenship, and networked computers : power to the people? by Hercules Bantas ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This study offers a multi-faceted response to the question of whether or not network computers can improve citizen power from the perspective of deliberative democratic theory. It concludes that in particular circumstances, computers can enhance citizens' power, and improve deliberation in liberal-democratic forums
A community development perspective on behaviour change programs for men by Marc La Frenais ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This thesis utilised the inductive Grounded Community Development Research method to examine programs that aim to educate men in non-violent, abusive and controlling ways of relating to others. This study concluded with specific recommendations including working more closely with the legal system, assessing long term program outcomes and improving partner contact
 
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