Author Archives: Kristy T.Nguyen

MEDIA AND EVERYDAY LIFE

I.                 Introduction The innovations of Internet and mobile phones set the stage for extraordinary capabilities of mediating information. “Network society” (Castells 2005) becomes essential mechanism for information distribution, and interactions between individuals regardless of geographic location (Liener et al n.d.). … Continue reading

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THE MYTHS OF DRAGONS

Dragons are legendary creatures, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that feature in the myths of many cultures. Although dragons occur in many legends around the world, different cultures have varying stories about this creature that have been grouped together … Continue reading

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THE IDEOLOGY OF THE MARKET – ECONOMIC RATIONALISM

Introduction   Economic rationalism refers to Australia’s economic policy during the 1980s and 1990s. This economic orthodoxy was also known as neoliberalism.  The term was used as a favourable description of market-oriented economic policies under Whitlam government in the early … Continue reading

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Macroeconomic Strategy

Macroeconomic policy is the policy framework managed by the Commonwealth Government in Australia that addresses the policy needed to develop the overall economy. In particular, macroeconomic strategy follows Keynesian ideology in which the governments should be responsible for economic problems … Continue reading

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Drag Performances

Drag queen shows have become one of the most attractive entertaining destinations in Sydney.  A drag queen is a man who dresses, and acts like a “caricature” woman (Drew Shane 2011).  According to Graeme (Langley 2006, p. 70), the actor … Continue reading

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Popular Culture

For several years, the definitive meaning of the term ‘Popular Culture’ has stirred many cultural debates. The reason may claim that the term is a combination of the most two complicated words in English language as acknowledged by Raymond William … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

RABBIT-PROOF FENCE 2002 Story Rabbit-Proof Fence is a 2002 Australian drama film directed by Phillip Noyce based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara. The film represents the true picture of Australian Government’s policy in 1931 which announced that … Continue reading

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