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Bearing Witness : Essays in Honour of Brij V. Lal

Bearing Witness : Essays in Honour of Brij V. Lal

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Abstract:'Brij V. Lal is a singular scholar. His work has spanned disciplines—from history to politics—and genres—from conventional monograph history, to participant history, political commentary, encyclopaedia, biography and faction. Brij is without doubt the ...

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Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda

Australia, the European Union and the New Trade Agenda

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Abstract:Australia (together with New Zealand) is one of the few Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries with which the EU does not have a comprehensive trade agreement. Australia and the EU are entering a new phase in the bilate...

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Managing Under Austerity, Delivering Under Pressure : Performance and Productivity in Public Service

Managing Under Austerity, Delivering Under Pressure : Performance and Productivity in Public Service

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Abstract:Contemporary public managers find themselves under pressure on many fronts. Coming off a sustained period of growth in their funding and some complacency about their performance, they now face an environment of ferocious competitiveness abroad and aust...

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The Seven Dwarfs and the Age of the Mandarins : Australian Government Administration in the Post-War Reconstruction Era

The Seven Dwarfs and the Age of the Mandarins : Australian Government Administration in the Post-War Reconstruction Era

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Abstract:In the history and folklore of Australia's Commonwealth Public Service, the idea of the'Seven Dwarfs'has been remarkably persistent. Originally a witty epithet applied to a powerful group of senior public servants, the term has come to represent the pr...

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Caretaker Conventions in Australasia : Minding the Shop for Government

Caretaker Conventions in Australasia : Minding the Shop for Government

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Abstract:In the second revised edition of this monograph, Jennifer Menzies and Anne Tiernan capably chart the often hazardous terrain of the'caretaker period'that ensues from the time an election is called until a new government is formed. This is a landscape f...

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A Political Memoir of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides

A Political Memoir of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides

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Abstract:Keith Woodward has produced an inside account of the intricacies of official politics in the latter stages of the history of the Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides, which will be essential reading for anyone interested in the colonial period ...

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Global Warming and Climate Change : What Australia Knew and Buried...then Framed a New Reality for the Public

Global Warming and Climate Change : What Australia Knew and Buried...then Framed a New Reality for the Public

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Abstract:The Toronto conference statement made it clear that climate change would affect everyone. It called greenhouse gas atmospheric pollution an'uncontrolled, globally pervasive experiment whose ultimate consequences could be second only to nuclear war'. Wo...

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Studies in Australian Political Rhetoric

Studies in Australian Political Rhetoric

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Abstract:This edited collection includes eleven major case studies and one general review of rhetorical contest in Australian politics. The volume showcases the variety of methods available for studying political speech, including historical, theoretical, insti...

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Politics, Development and Security in Oceania

Politics, Development and Security in Oceania

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Abstract:The chapters in this volume canvass political change and development across the Pacific Islands from a variety of perspectives, each contributing to the analysis of a region growing in complexity and in confidence. They fall neatly into three sections:...

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Securing Village Life : Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea

Securing Village Life : Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea

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Abstract:Securing Village Life: Development in Late Colonial Papua New Guinea examines the significance for post-World War II Australian colonial policy of the modern idea of development. Australian officials emphasised the importance of bringing development fo...

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