Tag Archives: My publications

Engaging Aboriginal fathers

The following is the final submitted  version of an article (just published in developing practice) by me, Chris May and Craig Hammond, all from the the Family Action Centre at the University of Newcastle.While it is the August 2015 edition, … Continue reading

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Conflict and homeless youth

This is an article I wrote over 20 years ago in Youth Studies.  When writing about my response to the Four Corners program, Australia’s Shame, about the treatment of teenagers in detention in the Northern Territory, I had another look … Continue reading

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Navigating dilemmas of community development: Practitioner reflections on working with Aboriginal communities

Abstract Intrinsically, community development involves navigating dilemmas. These dilemmas have intensified as neoliberal “arts of government” become more widespread and a “results agenda” more entrenched. Recent studies explore how community development practitioners manage the ambiguities of this current context. This … Continue reading

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Principle 9: Services will have well-supported, skilled staff

The final part of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. Each … Continue reading

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Principle 8: Services will pay particular attention to the needs of children

Part 9 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. Playscheme’s greatest … Continue reading

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Principle 7: Services will advocate on behalf of residents

Part 8 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. There are … Continue reading

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Principle 6: Services will build strong partnerships and networks

Part 4 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. A social … Continue reading

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Principle 5: Services will go to caravan parks

Part 6 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. The park … Continue reading

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Principle 4: Services will build on the strengths of park communities

Part 5 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. The good … Continue reading

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Principle 3: Services will work with park management

Part 4 of a series of posts based on nine principles for supporting permanent residents of caravan parks which are relevant to a range of other contexts. The first post introduces the context and lists the nine principles. The Family … Continue reading

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