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Philosophy of Management

Volume 4, Issue 3, 2004

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Ashly Pinnington, George Lafferty
Pages 5-13
DOI: 10.5840/pom2004432

The Bush Myth
Internationalisation, Tradition and Community in the Australian Context

The Australian bush has many meanings. Notably, the bush is an environment of both nostalgic loss and regeneration, and is a contradictory place capable of signifying homeliness and otherness. This article examines the durability of the myth of the Australian bush as a locale for the internationalisation of capital, employment and environmental management and as a resource for traditional concepts of Australian identity.

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