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An investigation into the Gender Disparity and Hegemonic Representations of Women in Gaming Culture and Esports.
A cross-cultural investigation into the power and influence corporate media owners and consumers have over the news media content produced throughout Australia.
An in-depth investigation on the role of mass media and unconscious bias in the perpetuation of prejudices and racial stereotypes that influence injustices experienced by minority groups within contemporary society.
An investigation into the implications of the commodification of social activism on the public’s perception of its capability to educate, persuade and transform.
An investigation into the social and ideological nature of the ecological crisis, and the need for radical structural change.
An investigation into the ways in which the misrepresentation of Indigenous Australians within film media perpetuates misinformed cultural stereotypes throughout society
An investigation into the problematic nature of the voluntourism industry and the associated repercussions for the communities deemed in need
An investigation into the role of the media in maintaining the process of othering, with a specific focus on perceptions of Indigenous Australians and women in the workforce.
A critical evaluation of gendered language in Japanese and the implications that it holds for feminine stereotypes in Japan.
Despite perceptions of youth shallowness and apathetic political engagement, moral conservatism from government institutions has prompted a deeply engaged youth population.
How have the 2019/2020 bushfires shaped Australian’s perceptions of charitable donation across the socioeconomic divide?
Data tracking as part of a macro political agenda of social control, leading to the corruption of civil liberties and political polarisation.
The importance of Indigenous perspectives and technology.
An investigation into comic books’ capacity to act as a powerful conduit for change with regards to the acceptance and inclusion of the LGBTQI+ community.
An investigation into …Feminism’s attempt to deconstruct the gender binary and norms of the domestic sphere.
An investigation into how the appropriation and misuse of indigenous art affects the inclusion of Aboriginal peoples identity and culture in Australian society.
An investigation into the repudiation of capitalism within the youth of western democracies.
How the shackles of the patriarchy restrict masculine expression and hinder gender inclusivity. An investigation into the currently limited gendered terrain and a false sense of liberation.
An investigation into the social and cultural taboo of menstruation and its impact on gender identity in western society.
“Politicians are increasingly utilising social media as a campaigning platform, bypassing traditional media sources and hence, threatening democratic principles.”
An inquiry into the ‘corruption’ of feminism and if there is a need for a new title to continue purposeful discourse within the gender equality movement.
The misrepresentation of Afghan women in mainstream media has constructed harmful stereotypes that perpetuate exclusionary perceptions of an oppressed passive gender.
Despite the stereotypes of youth’s shallow digital social and political engagement, young people are a highly socially and culturally aware generation.
Climate change action has been paralysed by political and social denialism fuelled by ignorance, apathy and misinformation.
A study into Western filmic discourse increasingly punishes femininity and represents the feminine as passive and tokenistic.
An investigation into how boys and young men can be effectively socialised into feminist values as allies.
An investigation into the perception of Australia as an egalitarian society, whilst exclusion and disadvantage continue to pervade the lowest sectors of Australia's socio-economic classes.
A cultural investigation of the commodification of skin complexion by the media through the use of skin bleaching and tanning products.
An investigation into how racial profiling stems from white privilege and its impact on social norms.
An investigation into the nature and effects of Western Parliamentary values that prohibit equitable access to parliamentary processes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
An investigation into the construction of the female heroine in science-fiction films as an agent of feminist empowerment, progression or oppression.
An investigation into how apathy and fear in combination with changes in news media and capitalistic ideals have contributed to the erosion of civil liberties within Australia and the United States.
How agents of cultural transmission influence attitude formation towards gender-based representation in Australian Politics.
An investigation into ethnic and cultural representation, discrimination and stereotypes in video games, and the perpetuation of these within the gaming community and industry.
An investigation into the changing importance of social stratification in Australia and South Asia and the impact of these different patterns on macro-level cultural perceptions of what it means to be "successful".
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"