Social Affairs

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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