Australian democracy in theory and practice
First published in 1985, this third edition of an introductory political text has been revised and updated. It now includes a chapter to cover the current republican debate and new articles and photographs. Surveys the main institutions and procedures of Australian government examining their role in Australian society. Also discusses topics such as political power and the constitution. Includes references and an index. The author is professor of politics and dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of New England.
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The Character of Politics
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