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Let’s go conferencing!
Catherine's analysis

Let’s go conferencing!

It is currently conference season among the academic community in Australia.  There are a suite of different professional associations and groups hosting conferences all over the country.  Last week I attended the Australian Sociological Associations’ (TASA) annual conference in Cairns, North Queensland.  Now that the academic semester is over, academic staff and postgraduate students alike are … Continue reading

The Dominance of Couple Culture
Karla's observations

The Dominance of Couple Culture

Couple culture dominates our modern minority world societies. I define ‘the couple’ loosely as two people who are involved in some kind of ongoing, committed relationship with one another. A central part of many people’s lives revolves around finding one partner and establishing and maintaining a relationship with them. The ideal is a lifelong coupledom … Continue reading