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Philip Mendes

Associate Professor Philip Mendes is the Director of the Social Inclusion and Social Policy Research Unit in the Department of Social Work at Monash University and is the co-author with Nick Dyrenfurth of Boycotting Israel is Wrong (New South Press), and the author of a chapter on The Australian Greens and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the forthcoming Australia and Israel (Sussex Academic Press).
A critical examination of welfare state constructions of income support recipients and addiction
Domestic Politics - 22/03/2019 - 14 comments
The Newstart Allowance stalemate reflects a lack of consensus about its purpose
Society - 7/12/2018 - 6 comments
The centralized welfare state at the crossroads
Economics - 22/11/2016 - 8 comments
How Greens leader Richard Di Natale missed an opportunity to engage moderates on both sides of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict
International - 11/06/2015 - 7 comments
Racially based boycott will not progress a two state solution
International - 28/10/2013 - 21 comments
The BDS movement sends the Palestinian cause backwards
International - 11/10/2013 - 6 comments
What can we expect from a Coalition Government on social welfare?
Domestic Politics - 5/09/2013 - 9 comments
Neo-liberalism and illicit drug liberalization: a natural alliance?
Law & Liberties - 22/04/2013 - 10 comments
The Greens and social welfare
Domestic Politics - 8/10/2012 - 13 comments
BDS is about ethnic demonization, not ending the occupation
International - 20/04/2011 - 30 comments
Singapore is no welfare model for Australia
International - 13/04/2011 - 4 comments
How the Far Left hijacked the Palestinian cause
International - 18/11/2009 - 6 comments
The demise of Fitzroy Football Club
Sport - 3/06/2008 - 9 comments
The fractured triangle: Australian Jews, Israel and the Left
International - 14/05/2008 - 41 comments
Jewish West Bank settlements a bad mistake
International - 12/03/2008 - 10 comments
Harm minimisation needs to be for children too
Society - 3/03/2008 - 3 comments
Jews and Poverty
Society - 25/10/2007 - 11 comments
The Australian Greens are right on illicit drugs
Society - 14/06/2007 - 22 comments
Fifty years of ACOSS
Society - 28/12/2006 - 3 comments
After Lebanon: a personal reflection on Israel and Palestine
International - 13/11/2006 - 63 comments
Demystifying Jewish support for Israel
International - 10/05/2006 - 81 comments
The strange dalliance between Michael Leunig and Iranian Holocaust deniers
Religion & Spirituality - 27/02/2006 - 34 comments
Poverty: lazy louts or in need of aid?
August 2005 Feature - 22/08/2005 - 42 comments
'No' to an academic boycott of Israel
International - 21/07/2005 - 2 comments
Australian politics and the Jewish community
Domestic Politics - 1/06/2005 - 15 comments
Are anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism one and the same thing?
International - 4/02/2005 - 107 comments
It's time to support our young care leavers
Society - 12/11/2004 - 1 comment
Moral judgements have no place in Australian social policy.
Domestic Politics - 11/05/2004 - 1 comment
Empower the poor or punish slackers? Mark Latham on the welfare state
Domestic Politics - 2/04/2004
Zero tolerance vs harm minimisation for drug policy: there is another way
Health - 26/02/2004 - 2 comments
Palestinian right of return has a long history of wishful thinking
International - 28/11/2003
The 'Jewish vote' will not be swayed over Labor's Middle East pangs
Domestic Politics - 30/09/2003

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