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FACE- Open meeting report, 25th August

Earlier this week a group of FACE activists met up in Birmingham, as a follow up from the July meeting in London. Here’s a quick summary of what was discussed: 512 more words

Winners and losers

Farm worker access to housing, services and tenure security are closely interlinked elements within what Du Toit and Ally have described as “a complex and uneven scenario” (2003:46). 324 more words

The scope of the literature review

The literature review sketches the early history of farm labour in the Cape before focusing on key trends and issues which have emerged over the last thirty years which are reviewed across three periods. 223 more words

Impacts of deregulation on agricultural labour

Over the past 30 years the rural landscape of South Africa has been reshaped by the deregulation of agriculture which has set in motion wide-ranging and complex changes which impact significantly on the nature of employment in the agricultural sector and accelerate the stratification of farm labour. 357 more words

Governments shouldn't be able to censor research results they don't like

Kypros Kypri, University of Newcastle

Government departments and agencies routinely commission research to help them understand and respond to health, social and other problems. We expect such research to be impartial and unbiased. 912 more words


Goodbye academia?

Bettina Rösler is a casual researcher and university tutor. She completed her PhD thesis, “Reimagining Cultural Diplomacy through Cosmopolitan Linkages: Australian Artists-in-Residence in Asia”, at the Institute for Culture and Society (University of Western Sydney) in 2015. 1,356 more words

Research Culture

On Tutoring and Border Policing

Four Corners recently aired an ‘expose’ of the Australian university system: a report purportedly focused on the increased profit focus and subsequent academic erosion of the tertiary sector that instead had more to say about the border than about capital. 1,410 more words