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Researcher: Aitken, WA (Ms Wendy Aitken)

Fields of Research

Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History
Public Policy
Studies of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Society
Higher Education
Computer-Human Interaction
Environmental Impact Assessment
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Education Policy
Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Economic Development Policy
Environment Policy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Social Policy

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Development and Welfare
Understanding Australia's Past
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Environmental Health
Political Systems
Law Reform
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Pulp and Paper

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Attribution Analysis: A Critique of the Policy Paradigm, with a Case Study of the Northern Territory Emergency Response
Community Voices; Reading Robinson: Companion Essays to Friendly Mission
Indigenous policy failure and its historical foundations; International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies
Policy Implications; Indigenous Children Growing Up Strong: A Longitudinal Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families
Situating Indigenous Knowledges and Governance Within the Academy in Australia; Handbook of Indigenous Education
The narratives of Albert Namatjira; Australian Aboriginal Studies
The Pulp Mill and the Air; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
Use of the web in tertiary research and education; Webology

Research Projects

2012: INASA Border Breach: Australia & the Global Circulation of Ideas, Melbourne; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Attendance at CPSA Conference 2015; Australian Research Council (ARC)
How do Indigenous Children grow up strong in education?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Indigenous Staff Scholarship Program; Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
National Indigenous Research and Knowledge Network (NIRAKN); Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision