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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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Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

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Abstract:Refugee Journeys presents stories of how governments, the public and the media have responded to the arrival of people seeking asylum, and how these responses have impacted refugees and their lives. Mostly covering the period from 1970 to the present, ...

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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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Law and Democracy : Contemporary Questions

Law and Democracy : Contemporary Questions

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Abstract:Law and Democracy: Contemporary Questions provides a fresh understanding of law's regulation of Australian democracy. The book enriches public law scholarship, deepening and challenging the current conceptions of law's regulation of popular participati...

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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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Corruption : Expanding the Focus

Corruption : Expanding the Focus

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Abstract:Recent years have seen an unprecedented rise in interest in the topic of corruption, resulting in a rising demand for suitable teaching materials. This edited collection brings together two different approaches to the study of corruption — the first re...

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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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Party Rules? : Dilemmas of Political Party Regulation in Australia

Party Rules? : Dilemmas of Political Party Regulation in Australia

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Abstract:Trust in political parties has never been lower, but we have more and more of them, to the point where voters need magnifying sheets to read ballot papers. What is the relationship between party regulation and the nature of our democracy? How is it tha...

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The Dilemmas of Engagement : The Role of Consultation in Governance

The Dilemmas of Engagement : The Role of Consultation in Governance

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Abstract:'Consultation'has become something of a mantra in contemporary governance. Governments well understand that policy occurs in a highly contestable environment in which there are multiple, and often competing interests. They well recognise the political ...

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