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- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 98.99
A study of the way in which the democratizing states of Asia and the Pacific have managed political change, with particular focus on innovative reforms to democratic institutions such as electoral systems, political parties and executive governments more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 23.95
Every Thursday evening, at the end of ABC TV's 7:30 Report, John Clarke and long-time collaborator Bryan Dawe conduct a mock interview in which they satirise a current political issue or personality. In The Howard Miracle John Clarke presents a new collection of interviews, spanning the life of the Howard government. more...
- UNSW Press 2010; US$ 29.95
After a tumultuous few months that have seen an election-winning prime minister replaced as leader by Australias first woman prime minister, many people are questioning what Labor stands for, and wondering what it should stand for. In this book, young, prominent thinkers, players and commentators as well as some experienced politicians... more...
- Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00
This volume explores the political implications of violence and alterity (radical difference) for the practice of democracy, and reformulates the possibility of community that democracy is said to entail. Most significantly, contributors intervene in traditional democratic theory by boldly contesting the widely-held assumption that increased inclusion,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book examines certain changes in the political make-up of Karnataka, between the early 1970s and the late 1980s, which, in turn, led to the birth of a unique democracy in the state. In a departure from most studies on political science and political history which pay little or no attention to the role of politicians and focus only on technocratic... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
In this autobiographical account of life in the capital of the Solomon Islands, Michael Kwa?ioloa reflects on the challenges of raising a family in town and sustaining ties with a distant rural homeland on Malaita island. Continuing the long tradition of Kwara?ae community leaders participating in political activism, he discusses how the roles of... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2013; US$ 13.33
Senator Kim Carr is a true believer. He details what the Party stands for in the 21st century. In A Letter to Generation Next: Why Labor he lays out a heartfelt argument about why politics is important in our daily lives and demands our involvement. This is a book from a passionate and pragmatic idealist, which makes the case for activism and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 45.99
In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the transition from steam to diesel power, as well as the end of common carrier freight service on the Colorado narrow gauge. Off the Main Lines... more...