Powerscape is an introduction to Australian politics designed for today's students. It outlines the core political institutions and processes, and also analyses contemporary political issues and debates. Powerscape tells the story of a dynamic political system, and of high levels of public engagement. Despite the prevailing view that political participation in the 21st century in many liberal-democracies is subdued, this book reveals complex interactions with political processes by a wide range of players. With extended analysis of the change of government at the 2007 federal election, this second edition has been fully updated. It includes new examples, and new chapters on political institutions and policy-making.
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(230mm x 175mm x 32mm)
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Author Biography - Ariadne Vromen
Ariadne Vromen is senior lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. Katharine Gelber is senior lecturer in politics in the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of NSW. Anika Gauja is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Politics at the University of Cambridge.