Despite mateship being considered to be an Australian convention that embodies egalitarianism, mateship as a cultural position is divisive and exclusionary.
An investigation into the psychology and accommodation of displaced refugees in Australia.
An examination into the changing notions of sexuality and constructs of homosexuality with Japanese culture.
An investigation into the recrudescence of populism in the 21st century
A study examining the state of gender relations discourse in mainstream culture, and the analysis of the current cultural conflicts arising out of feminism.
A cross cultural examination of the influence of socialisation agents, between Australia and Sweden, on the perceptions of Kurdish communities and implications of this for Kurdish individuals.
An investigation into childfree women and their perceived deviance from gender norms, which results in exclusion from all levels in society.
An investigation into the exclusion of female voices from my school's and society's effort to contribute to change with regards to violence against women.
A cross cultural study into the implications of feminism in the 21st century.
An inquiry into the desire to belong and the ways in which Pakistani migrants change their cultural identity.
How has Australia's trust in Government been impacted through changing forms of communication technologies an the explosion of the information age?
An inquiry into identity, and authenticity of the Self in the digital age.
Changing Indigenous Australian representation in the media
An investigation into the social and cultural value of social activism over time as an institutional marker of social change.
An investigation into the changing nature of protesting through the rise of virtual activism.
A study on television's negative portrayal of mental illness and its impact upon social attitudes.
An investigation into feminism in Australia and Kora with a cross-cultural comparison of the cultural values that either support or challenge the movement.
An investigation into the polarisation of masculinity and femininity in crime shows, and how this enculturates a narrow view of gender identity.
An investigation into new forms of masculinity in Australian politics and how patriachal structures in the government continue to subordinate women.
An investigation into the homicide of the modern feminist.
An investigation into the enculturated values of hypersexualised music video and the relationship between sexual discrimination and the objectification in western youth culture.
A study into the difference in the treatment of Islam in the Northern Beaches and Western Suburbs.
A cross generational investigation into the implications of both the perpetuation and the maintenance of the bamboo ceiling on the experiences of Chinese-Australians seeking positions in corporate leadership.
An investigation into the influence of communication technologies on religious belief systems.
A study into how socio-political factors have defined the intergenerational transmission of Iranian cultural values of Iranian-Australian youth.
Is news reporting a reflection of Australian society or is Australian society a reflection of the news?
An investigation into how the portrayal of patriarchal attitudes in Western print advertising media is used to inform the construction of feminine identity.
"From the beginning of the 20th century, transnational and international tensions and threats have escalated to such degrees that it has forced nations and societies to redefine what a 'crisis' is"
A study into the evolution of society's perceptions of the punk culture.
Entertainment or exploitation? Investigates the hypersexualisation of women within the music industry and its impact on the socialisation and treatment of women within society.
An investigation into the effectiveness of a school in communicating social justice issues.
An investigation of the westernisation of Australian Muslim women.
An exploration into the retainment of communist values amongst migrants of the post-communist generation.
Exploring the effects of normalisation and desensitisation to media violence and its impact on the horror genre.
An investigation of how migration brings upon positive and negative consequences of losing one's native language.
An investigation into the combined effect of language maintenance and acculturation on the hybridisation of second-generation Chinese-Australians.
An investigation into the changing nature of adolescent social activism and the extent to which interactive behaviours and decision-making influence the outcomes of activism.
An Investigation into how and why Chinese Australian adolescents' aspirations towards westernisation are expressed in particular stylised manifestations, and the impacts on the formation of Chinese identity.
The contradiction of the new educational landscape for Afghan girls and traditional gender roles in the Afghan-Australian diaspora.
Heteronormative practices in the mass media.
An examination of how individuals within society interpret gender constructions at different periods of time.
An investigation of personal identity and experience as a Vietnamese-Australian.
Has the role of the working woman changed since the feminist revival in the 1970s, and if so, how are societal pressures affecting modern day working women in globalised Australian society?
A study into the unconscious prejudice embedded within Australia's 'egalitarian' society that accepts Aboriginal identity.
An exploration of national identity through Australian film.