Understanding agricultural financialisation in Northern Australia

Griffith Asia Institute
Dr Zannie Langford of the Griffith Agribusiness team explores the complexities of negotiating agricultural investment in Northern Australia in her new book, Assembling Financialisation: Local Actors and the Making of Agricultural Investment. Dr Langford uses the concept of financialisation to explore the drivers and effects of agrifood restructuring in Northern Australia, while assemblage theory is […]

‘Build it and they will come’: the role of employment in making Brisbane a global city

A scene from Brisbane CBD, with lady walking across plaza towards camera.
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
With the November, 2014 G20 meeting done and dusted, WOW’s resident historian, Professor Bradley Bowden, and colleague, Dr Andrea Insch (University of Otago, NZ) set about understanding the role of 34 years’ of rebranding strategy in transforming Brisbane into a global city. But what does this have to do with the world of work you […]