Women and Death in a Mining Community

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Title Women and Death in a Mining Community
Author Murray, Georgina; Peetz, David Robert
Publication Title Labour, Capital and Change
Editor Dr John Lewer
Year Published 2009
Place of publication University of Newcastle
Abstract When we hear about accidents or fatalities at work, all too often it is put to us in terms of bare statistics, but rarely do the media comprehend what it means for those directly and indirectly affected. Underground coal mining is one of the most dangerous industries there is, and whenaccidents strike they affect whole communities. We spoke to women in the Queensland coal town of Moura about how they organised through the women's auxiliaries and the experiences of the women, their families and friends, and the town, including the role of the media, in the disasters that struck the community in the last quarter of the last century.
Peer Reviewed No
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/airaanz/
Alternative URI http://www.alloccasionsgroup.com/airaanz09
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the authors 2008.The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the authors.
Conference name Labour, Capital and Change
Location Newcastle
Date From 2009-02-02
Date To 2009-02-06
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/24010
Date Accessioned 2009-02-16
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Subject PRE2009-Political Science
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Non-Refereed)
Publication Type Code e2

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