The internet has changed the way we think. Elites are pass; networks are the new webs of power. Griffith Review- Webs of Power explores the way networks exert influence. From the revolving door or politics to the junior cricket team, from nepotism in business to the experience of new migrants, from community building to friendship, networks of people with shared beliefs and expectations now shape outcomes more than ever. This is a fresh and unexpected perspective on power, friendship and community. Weighty, cheeky, elegant, sceptical and readable, Sydney Morning Herald. Lively and serious...really interesting pieces of writing, The Reader. So substantial, so rich in the unexpected, and with such eloquent visual text Ken Inglis.
In Webs of Power Frank Moorhouse explores the new networking and the enduring influence of the old school tie, Mungo MacCullum looks through the revolving door of politics and considers the advice given to new Prime Ministers, stay in power long enough to change the top 500 people who really run the country, Quentin Dempster looks at the media rules that shapes NSW politics, Gerard Henderson explores elites and the limits to power, Charles Firth offers a satirical guide to successful mateship, Gideon Haigh discusses the reasons nepotism is back in favour around the world and Sandman observes the power plays in junior cricket.
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Author Biography - Julianne Schultz
Griffith Review is edited by Julianne Schultz, an award-winning writer with extensive media experience. Award-winning novelist and academic, Nigel Krauth is the literary editor