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‘A steady stream of new problems’: Politics and teething issues

Alice Garner and Diane Kirkby

in Academic ambassadors, Pacific allies: Australia, America and the Fulbright Program

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526128973
eISBN:
9781526142030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526128973.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Australian Fulbright program was implemented after the election of the Menzies’ Liberal Party government. As Australia’s Cold War deepened the Menzies government signed other treaties with the ... More


Meeting the Mendi

Terence E. Hays

in Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077454
eISBN:
9780520912342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077454.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses A. P. Elkin's interest in a settlement of aborigines on the outskirts of a New South Wales country town. It appeared he had sent a female student to a place called Mendi, in ... More


Australia

Angela Penrose

in No Ordinary Woman: The Life of Edith Penrose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198753940
eISBN:
9780191815720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753940.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

In 1955 Edith and Penrose undertook sabbaticals at the Australian National University in Canberra. Edith and her three sons travelled across the USA by train and sailed from California. She and Fritz ... More


Introducing the Canberra Plan

David Braddon-Mitchell and Robert Nola

in Conceptual Analysis and Philosophical Naturalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012560
eISBN:
9780262255202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012560.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is devoted to a critical evaluation of a project of philosophical methodology and analysis known colloquially as the “Canberra Plan.” The original driving forces behind the project were ... More


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