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The Resource Contemporary politics in Australia : theories, practices and issues, edited by Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen and Ian Cook

Contemporary politics in Australia : theories, practices and issues, edited by Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen and Ian Cook

Label
Contemporary politics in Australia : theories, practices and issues
Title
Contemporary politics in Australia
Title remainder
theories, practices and issues
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen and Ian Cook
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contemporary Politics in Australia provides a lively and wide-ranging introduction to the study of Australian politics. Written by a diverse range of experts, the book offers a comprehensive overview of current theories, debates and research in Australian political science and looks forward to new developments. It encompasses not only formal and institutionally based politics, but also the informal politics of everyday life, including the politics of Australian culture and media
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
320.994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vromen, Ariadne
  • Cook, Ian
  • Smith, Rodney
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Contemporary politics in Australia : theories, practices and issues, edited by Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen and Ian Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I Contemporary Theories of Australian Politics -- Introduction to Part I / Ian Cook -- 1.Democratic theories / Adrian Little -- 2.Institutionalism / Allan McConnell -- 3.Behaviouralism / Rodney Smith -- 4.Critical theories / Ian Cook -- 5.Discourse theories and post-structuralism / Simon Tormey -- 6.International political theories / Diarmuid Maguire -- pt. II Politics in Everyday Australian Life -- Introduction to Part II / Ian Cook -- 7.Political values and attitudes / Kerstin Hermes -- 8.Political socialisation / Kathy Edwards -- 9.Media politics / Peter Chen -- 10.Politics in Australian culture / Catriona Elder -- pt. III Elections -- Introduction to Part III / Ian Cook -- 11.Electoral rules / Norm Kelly -- 12.Political parties as electoral players / Nick Economou -- 13.Campaigns and campaign funding / Stephen Mills -- 14.Voter behaviour / Ben Spies-Butcher -- pt. IV Participation and Representation -- Introduction to Part IV / Ian Cook -- Contents note continued: 15.Participation and representation through political parties / Anika Gauja -- 16.Pressure groups and lobbying / Darren Halpin -- 17.Participatory and collaborative governance / Carolyn Hendriks -- 18.New forms of participation and social movements / Ariadne Vromen -- pt. V Inside the Australian State -- Introduction to Part V / Ian Cook -- 19.Parliament / Norman Abjorensen -- 20.Prime ministerial government in Australia / Paul Strangio -- 21.Politicisation and the executive / Maria Maley -- 22.Delivering public policy / Anne Tiernan -- 23.The courts / Katharine Gelber -- 24.Federalism / Marcus Haward -- pt. VI Contemporary Public Controversies -- Introduction to Part VI / Ian Cook -- 25.A Bill of Rights / Suzanne Jamieson -- 26.Spending and taxing / Tim Battin -- 27.Employment and education / Toby Fattore -- 28.Cities / Wendy Steele -- 29.Indigenous Australians / Virginia Watson -- 30.Health / Amanda Elliot -- 31.The environment / Janice Dudley -- 32.Australia in the world / Maryanne Kelton
Control code
000047685298
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 446 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780521137539
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)749885315
Label
Contemporary politics in Australia : theories, practices and issues, edited by Rodney Smith, Ariadne Vromen and Ian Cook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I Contemporary Theories of Australian Politics -- Introduction to Part I / Ian Cook -- 1.Democratic theories / Adrian Little -- 2.Institutionalism / Allan McConnell -- 3.Behaviouralism / Rodney Smith -- 4.Critical theories / Ian Cook -- 5.Discourse theories and post-structuralism / Simon Tormey -- 6.International political theories / Diarmuid Maguire -- pt. II Politics in Everyday Australian Life -- Introduction to Part II / Ian Cook -- 7.Political values and attitudes / Kerstin Hermes -- 8.Political socialisation / Kathy Edwards -- 9.Media politics / Peter Chen -- 10.Politics in Australian culture / Catriona Elder -- pt. III Elections -- Introduction to Part III / Ian Cook -- 11.Electoral rules / Norm Kelly -- 12.Political parties as electoral players / Nick Economou -- 13.Campaigns and campaign funding / Stephen Mills -- 14.Voter behaviour / Ben Spies-Butcher -- pt. IV Participation and Representation -- Introduction to Part IV / Ian Cook -- Contents note continued: 15.Participation and representation through political parties / Anika Gauja -- 16.Pressure groups and lobbying / Darren Halpin -- 17.Participatory and collaborative governance / Carolyn Hendriks -- 18.New forms of participation and social movements / Ariadne Vromen -- pt. V Inside the Australian State -- Introduction to Part V / Ian Cook -- 19.Parliament / Norman Abjorensen -- 20.Prime ministerial government in Australia / Paul Strangio -- 21.Politicisation and the executive / Maria Maley -- 22.Delivering public policy / Anne Tiernan -- 23.The courts / Katharine Gelber -- 24.Federalism / Marcus Haward -- pt. VI Contemporary Public Controversies -- Introduction to Part VI / Ian Cook -- 25.A Bill of Rights / Suzanne Jamieson -- 26.Spending and taxing / Tim Battin -- 27.Employment and education / Toby Fattore -- 28.Cities / Wendy Steele -- 29.Indigenous Australians / Virginia Watson -- 30.Health / Amanda Elliot -- 31.The environment / Janice Dudley -- 32.Australia in the world / Maryanne Kelton
Control code
000047685298
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 446 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780521137539
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)749885315

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