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- 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...
- University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 32.95
Expanding traditional theories of policymaking through comparisons between policies implemented in Australia and New Zealand, this textbook shows how good analysis and advice improves the decisions of public officials. Aimed at managers, administrators, and students who want an integrated perspective on policy analysis and advising, the chapters cover... 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$ 125.00
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...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2010; US$ 15.99
Among U.S. allies in the war against terrorism, Pakistan cannot be easily characterized as either friend or foe. Nuclear-armed Pakistan is an important center of radical Islamic ideas and groups. Since 9/11, the selective cooperation of president General Pervez Musharraf in sharing intelligence with the United States and apprehending al Qaeda members... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2013; US$ 47.99
A fascinating and enigmatic man, Davis McCaughey was a theologian equally at home in the secular world. As governor of Victoria, deputy chancellor of Melbourne University, and master of the prestigious Ormond College for 20 years, he played a groundbreaking role in Australian public life. This compelling biography explores the character and achievements... more...
- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 18.99
Australia is suffering from a crisis of confidence. Globalisation, deregulation, and privatisation have delivered economic growth and enhanced consumption for the past twenty years, but the effects of the 2007?08 financial crisis, rising inequality, job insecurity, and increased corporate power over voters and employees are all eroding our sense of... 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...