Results for »
Politics at Lunchtime

Politics at Lunchtime


Thanks for adding:

Proceed to Checkout

Continue browsing

X

The Politics of Mental Health

Making sense of the contested nature of mental illness: from arguments about ‘what is mental illness?’, to the impacts of ‘de-Institutionalization’, and the relationship between mental illness & criminal responsibility. Finally we consider French theorist Michel Foucault on the medicalization of madness, and ask: does professional ‘labelling’ create mental illness? [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Politics of Mental Health

Making sense of the contested nature of mental illness: from arguments about ‘what is mental illness?’, to the impacts of ‘de-Institutionalization’, and the relationship between mental illness &

...

The Importance of Legislating for a Climate Solution

We review the evidence for global warming and the enhanced Greenhouse effect and address some pertinent questions: What is happening to GHG emissions in Australia? Will Australia be able to meet its Paris Climate Agreement target? What is the difference between a carbon tax and an emissions trading scheme? And Would a carbon price be effective? [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Importance of Legislating for a Climate Solution

We review the evidence for global warming and the enhanced Greenhouse effect and address some pertinent questions: What is happening to GHG emissions in Australia? Will Australia be able to meet its

...

The Legacy of John F. & Bobby Kennedy

Take a closer look at John F. Kennedy’s time and legacy as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 to his assassination in November 1963. Due to the Cold War, Kennedy’s time in office was marked by high tensions with Communists' states. Acting as JFK’s Attorney General and as his adviser during his administration, was his brother Robert F. Kennedy. ‘Bobby’ Kennedy, who fought organised crime and supported the Civil Rights movement, was assassinated too during his... [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Legacy of John F. & Bobby Kennedy

Take a closer look at John F. Kennedy’s time and legacy as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 to his assassination in November 1963. Due to the Cold War, Kennedy’s time in

...

The Case for a Human Rights Act in Australia

Australia is the only western democracy that does not have a bill of rights or statutory equivalent. Hear the case in favour of a human rights act for Australia and explore some of the features that should be included. [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
The Case for a Human Rights Act in Australia

Australia is the only western democracy that does not have a bill of rights or statutory equivalent. Hear the case in favour of a human rights act for Australia and explore some of the features that

...

An Incarceration Binge - Adding Insult to Injury?

Australia, like several other Western Capitalist states that are founded on original acts of colonisation has enormously high rates of indigenous incarceration, with indigenous Australians comprising 3 % of the population and yet making up 17 % of the prison population. Is this a deliberate policy of control? We explore the explanations and attempt to make sense of this ‘incarceration Binge’. [More]
$18 Limited inc GST
An Incarceration Binge - Adding Insult to Injury?

Australia, like several other Western Capitalist states that are founded on original acts of colonisation has enormously high rates of indigenous incarceration, with indigenous Australians comprising

...