2003

Ethics and auditing

The aim of the workshop and subsequent publication of a book of essays is to examine the issues raised by recent accounting and auditing lapses through a study of the ethical, legal and accounting issues that arise in connection with auditing.

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Perspectives on Islam

Since the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States, and subsequent events in the Middle East, Afghanistan and Iraq, a new atmosphere of suspicion and hostility surrounds relationships between Islam and the West.

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Us and them: elites in Australia

This workshop will bring together a team of Academy Fellows and national and international experts to analyse a development of major significance in the life of the nation, public perception of the negative role of elites.

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The potential role of social capital in alleviating persistent poverty

The objective of the workshop is to raise issues, formalise the issues as questions, critique and debate the ways in which the practical applications of social capital may be useful in (a) conceiving the notion of persistent poverty in contemporary societies, (b) refining the focus of the conceptions around the contributions that notions of social capital and social exclusion can provide when analysing issues of poverty and deprivation in remote areas with high concentration of Indigenous Australians and (c) formulating researchable scenarios for testing ‘solutions’ to the problem.

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Contact Information

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

    ABN: 59 957 839 703
  • Location: 26 Balmain Crescent, Acton, ACT 2601
  • Postal: GPO Box 1956, Canberra, ACT 2601
  • +61 .2 62491788
  • +61 .2 62474335
  • secretariat@assa.edu.au

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