Domination redeployed: the entanglement of race and gender in the Australian Refugee and Asylum Seeker regime

Domination redeployed: the entanglement of race and gender in the Australian Refugee and Asylum Seeker regime

In the state of so-called Australia, gender and race are deeply intertwined within the structure of the colonial state. Take Australia’s Refugee and Asylum-Seeker regime – it is punitive, protectionist and border-centric. Both race and gender are central to the logics that uphold the regime; they conceptually construct and validate

The Global Aspirations of Disenfranchised Women

The Global Aspirations of Disenfranchised Women

The Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was founded from a series of temperance demonstrations between 1873 - 1874 in Cleveland, Ohio. Despite its humble origins, the Union developed into a global organisation within a decade. By 1882, the WCTU already had a chapter in Sydney. Within a few years , the WCTU had spread across Australia. At its peak, the WCTU had 72 chapters across the globe; including in the UK, New Zealand, South Africa and Asia.