Tag: rural Australia

Episode 10: Social isolation and mental health in Rural Australia

Merrilyn Crichton knows that her research touches on economics, hard science, sustainability, psychology and sociology–and she is the first to argue that to examine social isolation and mental health in Australia’s rural communities, all these fields are needed.

Episode 4: Women in Trade in Rural Australia

why more women don’t move into male–dominated fields is much more complicated that it seems. On this episode of What’s Sociology Got To Do With It?, Larissa and Donna argue that rural Australian women face attacks from two sides: judged for leaving their communities yet often facing limited opportunities and strict gender roles if they remain.