Edith Cowan University
Amanda Gardiner is a PhD candidate at Edith Cowan University. Her research project, “Sex, Death and Desperation: Infanticide, Neonaticide and Concealment of Birth in Colonial Western Australia,” is an investigation into the practice of child murder in colonial Western Australia from non-Aboriginal settlement in 1829 to Australian federation in 1901.
EditorialIntroductionCatastrophe surrounds us perpetually: from the Queensland floods, Christchurch earthquake, global warming, and Global Financial Crisis to social conflicts, psychological breaking points, relationship failures, and crises of understanding. As a consequence of the pervasiveness of catastrophe, its representation saturates our everyday awareness. On a daily basis we...Read more