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  • The Constitution of a Federal Commonwealthby Nicholas Aroney

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    This book describes how ideas about federalism influenced those who drafted the Australian Constitution. more...

  • Urban Nationby Robert Freestone

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 72.00

    Provides the first national survey of the historical impact of urban planning and design on the Australian landscape. more...

  • Electoral Allegiance in Sri Lankaby Dilesh Jayanntha

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 35.00

    A detailed comparative analysis of electorates in Sri Lanka. more...

  • Rudd's Wayby Nicholas Stuart

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 24.99

    Based on an extensive series of detailed and off-the-record interviews, Nicholas Stuart — Kevin Rudd’s biographer and the author of an acclaimed study into the 2007 election — provides a critical examination of Labor in office and of the key events and crucial moments leading to Rudd’s downfall. Rudd’s Way presents the first in-depth analysis... more...

  • Governance der Quartiersentwicklungby Matthias Drilling; Olaf Schnur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 46.25

    Einst als bloße Unterkategorie von Stadt gedacht, erleben Quartiere seit einigen Jahren eine Wiederentdeckung in Planung und Forschung. Sie gelten als Orte, an denen sich gesellschaftlicher Wandel im Alltag manifestiert, als Nuklei des bürgerschaftlichen Engagements, aber auch als Labore neuer stadtentwicklungspolitischer und immobilienökonomischer... more...

  • What's Wrong with the Liberal Party?by Greg Barns

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    This absorbing book examines the current state and future of the Australian Liberal Party. more...

  • The Party Thievesby Barrie Cassidy

    Melbourne University Press 2010; US$ 16.65

    Barrie Cassidy picked a hell of an election to cover: changes of leaders on both sides of politics, Australia's first woman Prime Minister, a hung parliament and a country not knowing who its Prime Minister was for nearly three weeks.But in the beginning were the Party Thieves, Malcolm Turnbull and Kevin Rudd. Turnbull's manic desire to get his own... more...

  • The Stalking of Julia Gillardby Kerry-Anne Walsh

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 20.90

    This is the story of one of the most extraordinary episodes in recent Australian political history, of how a powerful media pack, a vicious commentariat and some of those within her own party contrived to bring down Australia's first woman prime minister. more...

  • Australia's Political Systemby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 18.81

    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 Australia’s government and how voting systems... more...

  • Reward for High Public Officeby Christopher Hood; B. Guy Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The choices made by governments about how to reward their top employees reveal a great deal about their values and their assumptions about governing. This book examines rewards of high public office in seven Asian political systems, a particularly rich set of cases for exploring the causes and consequences of the rewards of high public office, having... more...