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Election 2007 : The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea

Election 2007 : The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea

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Abstract:Papua New Guinea's general election in 2007 attracted particular interest for several reasons. Not only did it follow what was widely acknowledged as the country's worst election ever, in 2002 (in which elections in six of the country's 109 electorates...

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Public Sector Governance in Australia

Public Sector Governance in Australia

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Abstract:Australia lacks a scholarly book that covers recent developments in public sector governance in Australia and blends cross-disciplinary perspectives from law, management, public administration and public policy. The primary reason for writing this book...

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Directions in Australian Electoral Reform : Professionalism and Partisanship in Electoral Management

Directions in Australian Electoral Reform : Professionalism and Partisanship in Electoral Management

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Abstract:Australia has a proud history of being an international leader in electoral administration, and Australian electoral commissions continue to have a professional, non-partisan approach to the management of elections. Yet their independence is constraine...

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Ten Journeys to Cameron's Farm : An Australian Tragedy

Ten Journeys to Cameron's Farm : An Australian Tragedy

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Abstract:'In the whole history of government in Australia, this was the most devastating tragedy.'Three decades after what he called ‘a dreadful air crash, almost within sight of my windows'Robert Menzies wrote ‘I shall never forget that terrible hour; I felt t...

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Political Parties in the Pacific Islands

Political Parties in the Pacific Islands

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Abstract:While political parties remain an indispensable institutional framework for representation and governance in a democracy, the democracies of many Pacific Islands nations are undermined by the weakness and inefficacy of their local political parties.Add...

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Pillars and Shadows : Statebuilding As Peacebuilding in Solomon Islands

Pillars and Shadows : Statebuilding As Peacebuilding in Solomon Islands

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Abstract:This volume of the Peacebuilding Compared Project examines the sources of the armed conflict and coup in the Solomon Islands before and after the turn of the millennium. The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has been an intensive p...

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Steady Hands Needed : Reflections on the Role of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia 1979-1999

Steady Hands Needed : Reflections on the Role of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia 1979-1999

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Abstract:In this monograph, five former secretaries of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) reflect on their experiences and the challenges of their times. A far cry from the pukka fantasies of'Yes Minister', their recollections reveal the realpol...

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The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji : A Coup to End All Coups?

The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji : A Coup to End All Coups?

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Abstract:This book explores the factors behind – and the implications of – the 2006 coup. It brings together contributions from leading scholars, local personalities, civil society activists, union leaders, journalists, lawyers, soldiers and politicians – inclu...

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History As Policy : Framing the Debate on the Future of Australia's Defence Policy

History As Policy : Framing the Debate on the Future of Australia's Defence Policy

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Abstract:The fortieth anniversary of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre's founding provided the opportunity to assemble many of Australia's leading analysts and commentators to review some of the more significant issues that should define Australian defen...

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Federalism and Regionalism in Australia : New Approaches, New Institutions?

Federalism and Regionalism in Australia : New Approaches, New Institutions?

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Abstract:Australia's federal system is in a state of flux and its relevance is being challenged. Dramatic shifts are occurring in the ways in which power and responsibility are shared between governments. Pressure for reform is coming not just from above, but f...

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