The Last Asylum

Author: Barbara Taylor

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022627392X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 316

View: 1998

In the late 1970s, Barbara Taylor, then an acclaimed young historian, began to suffer from severe anxiety. In the years that followed, Taylor's world contracted around her illness. Eventually, she was admitted to what had once been England's largest psychiatric institutions, the infamous Friern Mental Hospital in London

On Life-writing

Author: Zachary Leader

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198704062

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

View: 3728

This volume offers a sampling of approaches to the study of life-writing, bringing together eminent scholars and writers to reflect on specific examples of life-writing to reflect broader themes within the genre.

How did Australia Immigration policy change in the last ten years?

Author: Dr. John Chuol Muon (Ph.D.)

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3346659747

Category: Political Science

Page: 18

View: 3274

Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2016 in the subject Politics - Region: Australia, New Zealand, grade: A, , course: Bachelor degree, language: English, abstract: Globally, the process of migration is a complicated phenomenon involving huge numbers of people moving from one country to another to escape from unstable conditions and to seek better living conditions and opportunities. Recent political upheavals have increased the number of those people who are seeking asylum in far off areas from their land 2. Since last two centuries, Australia has been shaped by immigrants. Immigration plays a key role in Australian population growth and economic development. The political trends have also impacted the country’s immigration policy, especially in the last decade. This paper discusses these political trends and the fluctuations the Australian immigration policy has witnessed in the last ten years due to domestic political trends, multiculturalism policy, two-step immigration policies, the recent asylum seekers issue and globally increased security threats.