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Gendered Housing

Gendered Housing

Myfan Jordan

Gendered Housing
Today, the housing ‘market’ is never out of the news. Affordability, availability, development, investment, interest rates: the ever-cranking machinery of casino capitalism where the chips ‘flipped’ are investment properties and no longer the suburban dream home of the past. In the 21st century, the Australian paradigm of home ownership is...

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Creating Convergence Spaces for Social Solidarity Economy Community Builders: Asian Solidarity Economy Forum 2022

Creating Convergence Spaces for Social Solidarity Economy Community Builders: Asian Solidarity Economy Forum 2022

Bronwen Morgan, Sian Townend

Creating Convergence Spaces for Social Solidarity Economy Community Builders: Asian Solidarity Economy Forum 2022
Last month, five NENA members attended the Asian Solidarity Economy Forum 2022, hosted by the Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) and the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS). NENA represents RIPESS within Oceania and enjoyed the opportunity to learn about current developments and key plans in...

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Our Environment and Our Economy – Rethinking Sustainability Education for High School Students

Our Environment and Our Economy – Rethinking Sustainability Education for High School Students

Phil Jones

Our Environment and Our Economy – Rethinking Sustainability Education for High School Students
For at least 10 years, ‘sustainability’ has been a compulsory theme throughout Australian school curricula. According to Living Sustainably, The Australian Government’s National Action Plan for Education for Sustainability (2009), this educational initiative aimed to equip people to understand connections between environmental, economic, social and political systems. However, simply making...

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