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Arena journal no.27

2006: General Issue

Published: 1 Sep 2012

ARENA journal

Number Twenty-seven, 2006



Do We Expect Too Much From Politics? Alison Caddick 3


Australia’s Legal Response to Terrorism: Where Will it End? George Williams 7
The Armenian Genocide: The Moral Necessity of Remembering Gary Malone 17

Images of Aboriginality

Donald F. Thomson: Scholar, Farmer, Advocate … Nonie Sharp 29
Mabo in a World Perspective: Recognizing Aboriginal Title Noel Loos 39
Seeing Eye to Eye: Photography and the Return of the Native in Aboriginal Australia John Moron 47


Destitute Discourses: The Art of Orchestrating Fear and Fantasy in Photographs of Homeless People Karen Crinall 61
The Asphyxia of the Image: Terror, Surveillance and the Children Overboard Affair Dougal Phillips 81
Theory and Politics Time and Space, Calendars and Maps: Constituting Social Being Paul James 97
Leo Strauss: The Sphinx’s Secret? (Or How We Learnt to Stop Worrying and Believe through the ‘Hoi Poloi’) Matthew Sharpe 123
Solipsism as Cultural Condition: Some Recent Irish Examples Matthew Ryan 159

Notes on Contributors