Politics & Economics

A History of the Moral Economy – Markets, Custom and the Philosophy of Popular Entitlement
John R. Owen
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A Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope: John Montagu and Sir John Franklin
Craig R. Joel
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Abundance — Buying and Selling in Postwar Australia
Amanda McLeod
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After Defensive War
Kenneth Rivett
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Architectures For Apprenticeship: Achieving Economic and Social Goals
Erica Smith, Philipp Gonon, Annette Foley
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Arthur Fadden: A Political Silhouette
Tracey Arklay
Arthur Fadden, leader of the Country Party, prime minister and treasurer. An architect of the current coalition between the Liberal Party and Country (now National) Party.
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As Others See Us — The Values Debate in Australia
J. V. D'Cruz, Bernie Neville, Devika Goonewardene, Phillip Darby
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Balanced Growth – A History of the Department of Economics, University of Melbourne
Ross Williams
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Despotic State or Free Individual: Two Traditions of Democracy in Australia
Greg Melluish
The poll-driven excesses of todays party politics can be seen as the triumph of an impoverished view of democracy that discourages the virtues of good leadership and personal responsibility.
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Digital Disruption: Impact on Business Models, Regulation & Financial Crime
David Chaikin, Derwent Coshott
Chaikin and Coshotts book provides a holistic view of the opportunities and threats entailed in the digital world of the 21st century, showing how digital disruption is impacting businesses, governments, investors and consumers.
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Do What They Like: The Media in the Australian Election Campaign 2010
Richard Stanton
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Encounters With Asian Decolonisation
David Fettling
Shortly after the Second World War, five Australians, all government officials, experienced first-hand the revolt of Asia. The European colonial system disintegrated and powerful new states rose in its place an independent India, an Indonesian Republic, a fractious Malaya, a Communist China.
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Engaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time
Edwin Judge, Stuart Piggin
A collection of Edwin Judge's essays on the angst and contradictions in modern civilisation in terms of the unresolved tension between Classical and biblical thought
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Essays 2014: Politics
Kate Gleeson, Murray Goot, Aleksandra Hadzelek, Rafael Rodriguez Prieto, Greg Melluish
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Fairness and Equality: Drawing Election Districts in Australia
Jenni Newton-Farrelly
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Financial Crime Risks, Globalisation and the Professions
David Chaikin
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Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War
Jacqueline Dwyer
From the late 19th century to the 1950s, many wool buyers from the Flanders region of France and Belgium emigrated to Australia with their families to establish careers as buyers for the woollen mills of Europe. Although originally they had no intention of remaining here permanently, many stayed, establishing a prosperous and vibrant French community.
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From New Left to Factional Left
Alan Barcan
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History, Politics & Knowledge — Essays in Australian Indigenous studies
Andrew Gunstone
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J.A. Lyons — The Tame Tasmanian Appeasement and rearmament in Australia 1932–39
David Bird
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John Howard and the Conservative Tradition
Norman Abjorensen
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Labor and Santamaria
Robert Murray
Bob Santamaria's influence on the forces that fought the Communist Party for control of Australia's union movement at the peak of the Cold War led directly to the Australian Labor Party's disastrous Split of 195557
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Land and Livelihoods in Papua New Guinea
Tim Anderson
In Papua New Guinea powerful interests have their eyes on land. At stake are the livelihoods of most of the countrys seven million people, mostly in rural areas. This book examines their economic options
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Leadership and the Liberal Revival — Bolte, Askin and the Post-war Ascendancy
Norman Abjorensen
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Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend
Andrew Tink
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Market Versus Nature
Eric Aarons
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Money Laundering, Tax Evasion & Tax Havens
David Chaikin
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No Ordinary Lives — Pioneering women in Australian politics
Cathy Jenkins
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Of Home Politics & World Trade
Bill Barry
The son of William Peter (Bill) Barry, the leader of the Democratic Labor Party in the Victorian Legislative Assembly after the Australian Labor Party broke in two in 1955, Bill Barry was at the very heart of the great ideological divide in Australian politics.
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Over a Decade of Despair - The Howard Government and Indigenous Affairs
Andrew Gunstone
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Parliamentary Government in Australia
Alan J. Ward
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Planning Power: The uses and abuses of power in the planning of the Latrobe Valley
David Langmore
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Political Campaign Strategy
Stephen Stockwell
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Prevention is Better Than Cure: Eugenics in Queensland 1900–1950
Emily Wilson
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Profiles in Courage — Political Actors and Ideas in Contemporary Asia
Gloria Davies, J. V. D'Cruz, Nathan Hollier
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Sir John Langdon Bonython: newspaper proprietor, politician and philanthropist
E.J. Prest
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Social Demand and How to Provide for It
Brian Ellis
An argument that the conception of the state must return to the idea that states exist to promote the social and economic interests of their citizens
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Stay on Message: Poetry and Truthfulness in Political Speech
Tom Clark
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Territorianism — Politics & Identity in Australia's Northern Territory 1978–2001
David Carment
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Terrorism & Intelligence in Australia: A History of ASIO and National Surveillance
Frank Cain
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The Big Sheppartonian: A Life of Sir Andrew Fairley
John Tidey
Sir Andrew Fairley, saviour of the struggling SPC company, community leader, pioneer of the canning industry, philanthropist, businessman and proud Sheppartonian.
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The Conscientious Communist: Ernie Lane and the Rise of Australian Socialism
Jeff Rickertt
The God-fearing son of a prominent Bristol Conservative, Ernie Lane migrated to Brisbane as a teenager. There, he underwent a metamorphosis, emerging as a communist firebrand on the eve of the turbulent 1890s
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The Enterprising Mr MacGregor: stockbreeder and pioneer pastoralist
Fay Woodhouse
This biography of Duncan MacGregor is an exciting and highly readable account of how a Scottish Highlander built an Australian pastoral empire and then survived major drought and monetary losses
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The Influence Seekers: Political Lobbying in Australia
Mark Sheehan, Peter Sekuless
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The Power of Ideas – Essays on Australian Politics and History
Greg Melluish
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The Rich Tradition of Republicanism
Graham Maddox
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The Rise and Fall of Monetary Targeting in Australia
Simon Guttmann
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The Wobblies at War: A history of the IWW and the Great War in Australia
Frank Cain
Driven by Marxist ideology, the Industrial Workers of the World sought to draw the Australian unions into One Big Union, but of more lasting significance was their leadership in opposing the Great War.
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Undesirable: Captain Zuzenko and the Workers of Australia and the World
Kevin Windle
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W. Macmahon Ball: Politics for the People
Ai Kobayashi
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When the Labor Party Dreams – Class, Politics and Policy in NSW 1930–32
Geoff Robinson
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Where Did Fair Go? On the Social and Moral Cost of Growing Inequality
John Wright
John Wright examines the social and moral cost of growing inequality in Australia, and how it affects health, justice and democracy.
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