Social Affairs


As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare to go head to head in their first Presidential debate, political scholars will gather at UNSW to dissect a range of topics as part of the 2016 Australian Political Studies Association annual conference.

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The long arm of the Australian law is finally extending to the cybersphere.

Nicholas Doumanis

The stories of Greek-Australian immigrants are in danger of being lost. We talk to a historian determined to preserve them.


Australia's female prison population has soared, with the increase significantly greater than that for men, writes Ruth McCausland.


Australia’s current debate on marriage equality reminds us that sex and love are volatile subjects in every culture. So imagine writing about them in a country like India, writes Christopher Kremmer.


A desire to ‘give back’ prompted muso and former UNSW Engineering academic Dr Richard Willgoss to fund three new choral prizes to the tune of $5000.


Olympic athletes play an important role within the sport-for-development agenda. But because they both inspire and lead, coaches may be better placed to assume that mantle, write Andrew Bennie and Nicholas Apoifis.


Australia is not more equal than most other comparable rich countries, and its wealth inequality is growing, write Christopher Sheil and Frank Stilwell.


The Nancy Hillier Memorial Lecture, organised by UNSW and the City of Botany Bay, will recall the feisty campaigner's fight for justice.