Creative Industries, Culture and Policy – a copy can now be ordered

Written by Terry Flew on September 26, 2011

Advance copies of my forthcoming book, The Creative Industries, Culture and Policy can now be ordered.

For Australian and New Zealand readers, the order form can be found here. At $A44.95, its got to make a great Xmas gift.

International readers can buy a copy, or get an inspection copy, here.

Policy Solutions Workshop

Written by Terry Flew on August 12, 2011

Policy Problems Seeking Policy Solutions
Carolyn Adams, Macquarie Law School
Presentation to Australian Law Reform Commission Legal Officers, 12 August 2011

*  contemporary government challenges papers of Australian Public Service Commission are relevant e.g. Tackling Wicked Problems, Smarter Policy, Challenges of evidence-Based Policy Making.

* Public Policy Development – role played by statutory agencies such as ALRC – ALRC Act 1996 s. 21 and s. 24 – consideration of economic costs/benefits has become a more recent consideration

* ALRC has more scope to pursue more

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Children, consumption and the media

Written by Terry Flew on July 14, 2011

Children, Consumption and Media: The Making of Public Policy
Professor David Buckingham, Institute of Education, UK
Presentation to Journalism and Media Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 July, 2011

NB: these are my verbatim notes from the presentation. They are not reflective of my personal views. 

* why so many reports on children and media? Moral panics term is overused in media and cultural studies – always someone else’s panic
* more interested in how certain issues come to be problems –

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