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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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A Doctor Across Borders : Raphael Cilento and Public Health From Empire to the United Nations

A Doctor Across Borders : Raphael Cilento and Public Health From Empire to the United Nations

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Abstract:In his day, Raphael Cilento was one of the most prominent and controversial figures in Australian medicine. As a senior medical officer in the Commonwealth and Queensland governments, he was an active participant in public health reform during the inte...

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Successful Public Policy : Lessons From Australia and New Zealand

Successful Public Policy : Lessons From Australia and New Zealand

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Abstract:In Australia and New Zealand, many public projects, programs and services perform well. But these cases are consistently underexposed and understudied. We cannot properly'see'—let alone recognise and explain—variations in government performance when me...

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Competing for Influence : The Role of the Public Service in Better Government in Australia

Competing for Influence : The Role of the Public Service in Better Government in Australia

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Abstract:Amidst growing dissatisfaction with the state of government performance and an erosion of trust in our political class, Competing for Influence asks: what sort of public service do we want in Australia?Drawing on his experience in both the public and p...

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