The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Shurlee Swain, who was conferred Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for significant service to education, particularly through comparative social history, as an academic, author and researcher, and to the community.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Emeritus Professor Geoff Harcourt, who was conferred Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for eminent service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of Post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought.
Garry Rodan | Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia Over the past quarter century new ideologies of participation and representation have proliferated across democratic and non-democratic regimes. In Participation without Democracy, Garry Rodan breaks new conceptual ground in examining the social forces that underpin the emergence of these innovations in Southeast Asia. Rodan explains […]
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Jacqui True who was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Lund University for her research and leadership in the field of gender, peace and security. Jacqui True is a professor of political science and international relations in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University in Australia where she is […]
Marcia Langton | Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia’s first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive travel guide is currently available. Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated […]
Tim Rowse | Indigenous and Other Australians Since 1901 As Australia became a nation in 1901, no-one anticipated that ‘Aboriginal affairs’ would become an on-going national preoccupation. Not ‘dying out’ as predicted, Aboriginal numbers recovered and – along with Torres Strait Islanders – they became an articulate presence, aggrieved at colonial authority’s interventions into family […]
Peter Sutton | The Politics Of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and The End of the Liberal Consensus Winner, Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History, Prime Minister’s Literary Award, 2011 Peter Sutton is a fearless and authoritative voice in Aboriginal politics. ‘Incandescent, emotional, tragic and challenging’ – Marcia Langton In this groundbreaking book, Peter Sutton asks why, […]