Author: Tim Martyn

  • AUSTRALIA

    Pomp and circumstance

    • Tim Martyn
    • 18 May 2007

    Tim Martyn gets up close and personal on the campaign trail

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Tim Martyn

    • Tim Martyn
    • 17 May 2007

    Tim Martyn is currently undertaking a Masters of Science in Development Studies at the London School of Economics. He has just spent three months working on a development project in western province Kenya.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Boys need not be boys forever

    • Tim Martyn
    • 16 October 2006
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    Adolescent boys of Western Kenya's Bukusu tribe are ushered to the threshold of manhood by participating in rituals in which they must endure all without exhibiting pain. Western society lacks procedures in which boys can transform and emotionally re-emerge, ready to carry the burden of male responsibility.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A part-time ‘working’ nation

    • Tim Martyn
    • 14 May 2006

    While Australia enjoys its lowest official unemployment rate in 28 years, it’s time to reflect upon the true level of labour-market exclusion and prospects for the unemployed and working poor.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Advancing Australia fair

    • Tim Martyn
    • 27 April 2006

    Young people have become increasingly wary of the hard sell, especially when pitched by the major political parties.

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  • EDUCATION

    Facing a lifetime without work

    • Tim Martyn
    • 24 April 2006

    The transition from school to work or study is harder now than it has been since the recession "we had to have" in 1990.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The rise of radical Islam

    • Tim Martyn
    • 24 April 2006

    Tim Martyn reviews Amin Saikal’s Islam and the West: Conflict or Co-operation.

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