Company Towns and Corporate Social Responsibility: How much is enough?

Company Towns Throughout history towns have been established to support industries and rapid demand for workers and the provision of services. Australia is no stranger to this phenomena seeing over 20 ‘company towns’ (Littlewood, 2014) established during a time of exponential growth in Australia’s mineral sector during the 1960’s (Chesire et.al, 2011). While these towns…

Framing the Issue: Unit 2

I thought the guest speaker this week, Laura was great at capturing the foundations of framing an issue. I thought it was interesting when an issue is framed that it is important to interpret what the dominant frame is including the ‘winner loser frame’. A fellow student and myself discussed this frame in the break…