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By Eleanor Milligan, Emma Woodley

This edited assortment attracts on various disciplines in exploring the principal position of narrative in social inquiry and knowing the moral lifestyles. It offers scholarly and sensible insights into the rewards and capability pitfalls of operating in, and with narrative. It deals readers a large diversity of rigorously thought of examples; using artwork in bettering perception into the plights of rural groups in Australia; using affliction narratives in clinical schooling; and, utilising narratives of torture survivors and torturers in shaping humane political reaction and coverage within the face of terrorism, and where of the song, as a motor vehicle of tale telling and ethical progress. This quantity illuminates the specific hyperlinks among the significance of narrative, that's, the telling of reports to create form and which means in our lives, and moral engagement so serious to the success of a great existence.

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4 “Blue Lines” by Rob Simcocks 30 Chapter Two Old Cracker Ewes (Dressed for the Kill) is arresting graphite drawing of old ewes fondly drawn by Dobell prize-winner, Tom Spence. 5 “Old Cracker Ewes (Dressed for the Kill)” by Tom Spence Beside it I hung this story: The collapse of the reserve price scheme was a blow from which the wool industry has not yet recovered. The sharp decline of what had been Australia’s greatest industry was very difficult for many people to bear. Peter Knowles recalls “When the floor price collapsed and there was a huge wool stockpile, the government said we should be engaged in ‘flock reduction’, they bought in a small subsidy scheme to encourage us to destroy sheep.

For example, Tom Couser (2001: 186-187) writes that: DNA has begun to play a significant role in biography. If the idea of DNA as unique identifier is a post-structuralist’s nightmare, it is a detective’s dream – and a biographers, insofar as biographers function as investigators. As the surest indicator of paternity, DNA has helped to revise the biography of Thomas Jefferson, confirming speculation – highly controversial when first aired – that he had children with his slave, Sally Hemmings. Not only Jefferson’s life story is altered by confirmation of this speculation; the identities of his descendants are also decisively changed.

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