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- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Power is the only measure of a politician that matters: how they win power, how they use power, how they lose power. Catch and Kill is an inside account of the beguiling and nomadic nature of the unholy trinity of politics?the winning, the using, the losing. Joel Deane?s gripping study of the politics of power takes us into the inner sanctum of... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2015; US$ 33.32
Topical and up to the minute, Minority Policy: Rethinking governance when parliament matters explores the influence of marginal parliamentarians both within the major parties and on the cross benches in the formations of contemporary public policy. Despite Australia having minority government in some form for almost three decades, in theoretical... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2015; US$ 13.33
Mark Latham is, by his own admission, the most outspoken, rebellious, thoroughly uncontrollable former leader in Labor Party history. In these brilliantly written opinion pieces Latham pulls no punches as he scrutinises the Australian political landscape, looking at everything from climate change to Clive Palmer, to what went wrong with Rudd-Gillard... more...
- NewSouth 2015; US$ 9.99
This book explains everything that Australians need to know about the proposal to recognise Aboriginal peoples in the Constitution. It details how our Constitution was drafted, and shows how Aboriginal peoples came to be excluded from the new political settlement. It explains what the 1967 referendum - in which over 90% of Australians voted to delete... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 82.50
This book explores retrogressive agrarian interventions by Pakistan?s military in the Punjab and details the social resentment and resistance it has initiated. more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 13.33
As good as it gets in Australian politics. That's how the Hawke-Keating Government is now widely regarded. But how did this highly able, ambitious, strong-willed group work through its crises and rivalries, and achieve what it did? Gareth Evans' diary, written in the mid-1980s and published now for the first time, is the consummate insider's account.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45
This book is the first detailed study of administration and politics in premodern Burma and one of the few works of its kind for mainland Southeast Asia. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 17.89
The rise of minor parties and independent politicians in recent Australian elections has shifted the balance of power. Major political parties and voters now contend with a complex political landscape involving special interests and preference deals. This book explains the structure and functions of Australias government and how voting systems... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2014; US$ 11.99
One of Us: An Australian Head of State is a timely contribution to the republican debate by leading academics and essayists from Tim Soutphommasane and Greg Barns to John Warhurst, edited by Damien Kingsbury .Shouldnt Australia have an Australian head of state? After all, we are a sovereign nation with a distinct identity, outlook and set of... more...