Dr Josephine Barraket has both research and activist interests in community building, and has conducted several commissioned and independent research projects on this topic.
She teaches primarily into the Public Policy and Management programs in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
Communities of place
ResearchTHE WORD "COMMUNITY" is currently experiencing a renaissance in Australian public-policy discourses. As global economic, cultural and social trends impact on Australian citizens' opportunities for participation, there has been greater focus on building self-reliant communities.In Australia, as in other...