Sociology

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
If it’s far away, it’s news, but if it’s close at home, it’s sociology.
James Reston

Update: Child rapists jailed

Two years ago, nine men and boys raped a ten year old girl in the town of Aurukun. My previous posts on the subject: “Naughty little girl”, explains rape apologist Crown Prosecutor in gang rape of ten year old girl Qld Premier Anna Bligh on the Aurukun rape case: video Indigenous voices on Aurukun; and […]

Inspecting a corporate child care centre

With all the talk about childcare, I just thought I’d share my sole experience with an ABC Learning centre. I was looking for a new childcare centre when we moved house. Our first centre was an on-campus community centre, and it was lovely – low ratios, caring staff, good continuity. I dropped in on a […]