PART 1: GEOGRAPHYConcepts and skills: GeographyChapter 1 The geography toolkitUnit 1 Environmental change and managementChapter 2 Changing and managing the environmentChapter 3 Coastal change and managementUnit 2 Geographies of human wellbeingChapter 4 An unequal worldChapter 5 Inequalities in wellbeingChapter 6 Improving wellbeingPART 2: HISTORYConcepts and skills: HistoryChapter 7 The history toolkitUnit 1 Australia at warChapter 8 Introduction to Australia at war (1914-1945)Chapter 9 World War II (1939-1945)Unit 2 Rights and freedomsChapter 10 Introduction to rights and freedomsChapter 11 Rights and freedomsUnit 3 The globalising worldChapter 12 Introduction to the globalising worldChapter 13 Popular culture (obook only)Chapter 14 The environment movement (obook only)Chapter 15 Migration experiences (obook only)Chapter 16 Political crisis: The Vietnam warPART 3: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESSConcepts and skills: Economics and businessChapter 17 The economics and business toolkitUnit 1 Enterprising behaviours and capabilitiesChapter 18 Measuring Australia's economic performanceChapter 19 Living standardsUnit 2 Work and work futuresChapter 20 The business environmentPART 4: CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIPConcepts and skills: Civics and citizenshipChapter 21 Civics and citizenship toolkitUnit 1 Government and democracyChapter 22 Australia's democracy and the global contextUnit 2 Laws and citizensChapter 23 The Australian Constitution and the High CourtChapter 24 Australia's international legal obligationsGlossaryIndexAcknowledgements
Geraldine Carrodus has taught History in Victorian schools for over forty years. She was an examiner in Australian History from the 1970s and was Chair of the Setting Panel and Chief Assessor from 2000 until 2005. She has written or co-written a number of History texts used in schools and has been a regular speaker at HTAV conferences for students and teachers. Geraldine had been part of the consultation process on the Australian Curriculum. In 2006, Geraldine was honoured with the presentation of an HTAV award for Excellent and Sustained Contribution to the Teaching and Learning of History and to the HTAV. Tim Delany has taught in a number of Government schools in Australia and England. He has contributed to a number of texts relating to History and International Studies and has managed curriculum projects for the Department of Education in Victoria and for Social Education Victoria (SEV). He is currently Principal of Newborough Primary School in Gippsland, Victoria. Mark Easton has taught Geography, History and English for over 20 years and during the last 15 years has been a contributing author to many geography, humanities and atlas titles. In 2010 he joined Oxford as a geography consultant to work on a range of titles and to support the use of these resources in the classroom. Mark is also the Head of the Humanities Department at St Margaret's School. Bernie Howitt is currently President of the NSW History Teachers' Association, and has been teaching History since the 1970s. Bernie has worked on syllabus development for both the NSW Board of Studies and ACARA. He has won two NSW Premier's History scholarships, an excellence in teaching award, and taught in England as a Commonwealth Exchange teacher. He has been a contributor to the Oxford Big Ideas History Australian Curriculum series. Annie Wilson is an experienced Civics and Business Studies teacher who has been passionately teaching and developing curriculum materials for 30 years. She is the author of numerous textbooks and has prepared a range of teaching and learning resources for various publishers and subject associations, including the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association (VCTA). Annie is currently teaching at Presbyterian Ladies' College (Melbourne) and is actively involved in providing professional development to VCE Legal Studies teachers and student revision lectures. Joanne Wilson is a writer, publisher and teacher with many years' experience in the education sector. Having taught in both private and government schools, Joanne is an accomplished History teacher and has contributed to numerous textbooks and digital learning resources in the field of Humanities and Social Science.