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General Motor Holden’s closure in Playford, South Australia: Analysis of the policy response and its implications for health

Browne-Yung, Kathryn C.; Ziersch, Anna; Baum, Fran; Friel, Sharon; Spoehr, J.


Deindustrialisation and the closure of automotive manufacturing can differentially affect the socioeconomic prospects of workers and their communities, and contribute to social and health inequity. We used Bacchi’s problematisation approach to examine the South Australian (SA) Labor government’s policy responses to the General Motors Holden (GMH) Elizabeth plant closure announcement.We focused on the way that these policy responses framed the ‘problem’ of this major economic shock, particularly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-06-20
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12390


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