Contemporary Politics in Australia by Rodney Smith
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Contemporary Politics in Australia
By Rodney Smith

Contemporary Politics in Australia

Theories, Practices and Issues

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Contemporary Politics in Australia by Rodney Smith

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Contemporary Politics in Australia provides a lively and wide-ranging introduction to the study of Australian politics. Written by a diverse range of experts, the book offers a comprehensive overview of current theories, debates and research in Australian political science and looks forward to new developments. It encompasses not only formal and institutionally based politics, but also the informal politics of everyday life, including the politics of Australian culture and media. The book is divided into six key sections that cover: * political theory * politics in everyday Australian life * elections * participation and representation * the Australian state * contemporary political and public policy issues Contemporary Politics in Australia challenges the assumption that the study of Australian politics can be dry, descriptive or uncontroversial. Rather, it encourages an understanding of politics in Australia as contested ground. Featuring a glossary of key terms and a companion website, it is essential reading for students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521137539
ISBN-10: 0521137535
Classification: Political science & theory , Political parties
Format: Paperback (255mm x 189mm x 25mm)
Pages: 460
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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