ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University

Communication and Culture in Rural Area

Key Papers Series, No 4

Edited by Perry Share

Published by the Centre for Rural Social Research 1995
ISBN: 1 875781 40 4

Contents

Contributors

Preface

1. Beyond 'countrymindedness': representation in the post-rural era Perry Share

2. Australian bush wisdom and the Australian Legend Brian Dribble

3. The Nationals in the 1990s: political party or rural rump Christopher Duncan

4. Awareness or beguilement? Farmers' perceptions of change
Ian Gray, Emily Phillips, Peter Ampt and Tony Dunn

5. Breaching the idyll: ideology, intimacy and social service provision in a rural community
Marie Macklin

6. Women in rural Australia: a case for cultural misogyny Margaret Alston

7. Fear and loathing in Wagga Wagga: cultural representations of the rural and possible policy implications Perry Share and Geoffrey Lawrence

8. Masculine hegemony and leisure sites in rural New Zealand and Australia
Hugh Campbell and Emily Phillips

9. 'If you're in the mood': femininity and romance in a New Zealand rural town Kirsten Lovelock

10. A 'fair go for all'? Discrimination and the experiences of some men who have sex with men in the bush Richard Roberts

11. Fruit pickers in the Goulburn Valley: an ethnographic study of the process of temporary workers' culture building Ana M. Ruben

12. Rural newspaper journalists: who are they? Kate Pretty

13. The mirror of local life: country newspapers, country values and country content Rod Kirkpatrick

14. Rural identities within the symbolic order: media representations of the drought
Warwick Mules, Tony Schirato and Bert Wigman

15. 'In the beat': the 'watchdog' role of an Australian provincial newspaper Robyn McDougall

16. Farmers and the press: lobbying in Sweden Margareta Olsson

17. Local media and gender relations in a rural community Marie Macklin