Cultural scapegoating ‘still functions as a proxy for economic marginalisation’.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
Cultural differences between Eastern and Western employees in the workplace are a factor in the loss of company performance.
East Asian employees make up a sizeable portion of the workforce but they are often misunderstood as lacking in communication skills.
The UK's smallest city is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021 – but how can it compete with its larger counterparts?
The case of tourist behaviour is especially interesting for debates about ethical decision-making.
Because of years of persecution many Rohingya children have never known Myanmar, which is claimed by the community as their country.
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Rohingya songs and drawings are a form of resistance against the persecutions they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
The research found a belief in hard work and enterprise drives the business success of Chinese living overseas.
Past studies point to traditional Confucian values and a refugee mentality as a reason for the business success of Chinese people living overseas, our research debunks this.
In celebration of academic books.
Waiting area in Lagos, Nigeria.
Britons, Nigerians, Americans and Brasilians don't see time in the same way. These differences are explained by the history and constraints of each country.
The study examined how women experienced financial abuse across cultures.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.
Once you start, you can’t stop.
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By getting young women hooked before they've even formed wrinkles, Botox peddlers have realized they can enlist them in a lifetime of treatment.
Australia’s librarians are a vital component of our research institutions.
The research libraries attached to Australia's art galleries are one of the nation's great cultural assets. But the National Gallery of Australia's library is losing crucial staff as 'efficiency dividends' hit home.
Scottish football faces challenging economic conditions, but shows how a focus on fans offers a different way forward.
The centenary of Natsume Soseki’s death this year is being marked by numerous events, not least his resurrection in robotic form.
Small organisations are creating Australia's most exciting art. Yet a recent report shows that even the most popular art-forms are bleeding revenue, while government funding dwindles.
The Otsuka Museum of Art in Tokushima features a full-sized replica of the Sistine Chapel.
Increasingly sophisticated technology allows us to make close-to-perfect copies of everything from paintings to burial chambers. Can a replica bring artefacts to new audiences?
Football is becoming an increasingly important weapon in Britain's soft power arsenal.
Clockwise, from left: White nationalist William Pierce, domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh, white nationalist Richard Spencer, British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos, professor Kevin MacDonald, and Breitbart News founder Andrew Breitbart.
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An academic who has studied the American far right explores whether the alt-right can become a sustained political force.
Recently I got told this joke. Two economists are having lunch. One of them has to make a decision about changing jobs, moving cities, disrupting his family and so on. What should he do, he asks the other…
Terracotta warriors date from over 2,000 years ago and are considered to be one of the most important recent archaeological finds.
For centuries, historians have assumed that 'primitive societies' couldn’t have possibly come up with advanced techniques on their own.
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Subculture is on the decline, according to many pundits. But a trip to Whitby on certain weekends would demonstrate otherwise.