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Learning Policy, Doing Policy : Interactions Between Public Policy Theory, Practice and Teaching

Learning Policy, Doing Policy : Interactions Between Public Policy Theory, Practice and Teaching

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Abstract:When it comes to policymaking, public servants have traditionally learned'on the job', with practical experience and tacit knowledge valued over theory-based learning and academic analysis. Yet increasing numbers of public servants are undertaking poli...

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Morrison's Miracle : The 2019 Australian Federal Election

Morrison's Miracle : The 2019 Australian Federal Election

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Abstract:This book, the 17th in the federal election series and the ninth sponsored by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, provides a comprehensive account of the 2019 Australian election, which resulted in the surprise victory of the Coalition und...

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Papua New Guinea : Government, Economy and Society

Papua New Guinea : Government, Economy and Society

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Abstract:Papua New Guinea (PNG), a nation of now almost nine million people, continues to evolve and adapt. While there is no shortage of recent data and research on PNG, the two most recent social science volumes on the country were both written more than a de...

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The China Alternative : Changing Regional Order in the Pacific Islands

The China Alternative : Changing Regional Order in the Pacific Islands

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Abstract:In this collection, 17 leading scholars based in Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and China analyse key dimensions of the changing relationship between China and the Pacific Islands and exp...

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Russian Energy Strategy in the Asia-Pacific : Implications for Australia

Russian Energy Strategy in the Asia-Pacific : Implications for Australia

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Abstract:Given Australia's lack of energy security strategy, it is not surprising that the country is void of institutional knowledge and know-how of Russian foreign energy strategy. The'lucky country'as it were, relies entirely on sea-lines of communication to...

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Double Disillusion : The 2016 Australian Federal Election

Double Disillusion : The 2016 Australian Federal Election

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Abstract:This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the 2016 Australian federal election. Won by the Liberal–National Coalition by the slimmest of margins, the result created a climate of political uncertainty that threatened the government's lower house ma...

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Multi-level Governance : Conceptual Challenges and Case Studies From Australia

Multi-level Governance : Conceptual Challenges and Case Studies From Australia

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Abstract:Important policy problems rarely fit neatly within existing territorial boundaries. More difficult still, individual governments or government departments rarely enjoy the power, resources and governance structures required to respond effectively to po...

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Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

Kastom, Property and Ideology : Land Transformations in Melanesia

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Abstract:The relationship between customary land tenure and'modern'forms of landed property has been a major political issue in the ‘Spearhead'states of Melanesia since the late colonial period, and is even more pressing today, as the region is subject to its o...

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Contested Terrain

Contested Terrain

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Abstract:Contested Terrain provides a cutting-edge, comprehensive and innovative approach to critically analysing the multidimensional and contested nature of security narratives, justified by different ideological, political, cultural and economic rationales. ...

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Framing the Islands : Power and Diplomatic Agency in Pacific Regionalism

Framing the Islands : Power and Diplomatic Agency in Pacific Regionalism

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Abstract:Since its origins in late eighteenth-century European thought, the idea of placing a regional frame around the Pacific islands has never been just an exercise in geographical mapping. This framing has always been a political exercise. Contending region...

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