Middle Power Dreaming: Australia in World Affairs, 2006-2010 by James CottonMiddle Power Dreaming: Australia in World Affairs, 2006-2010 by James Cotton

Middle Power Dreaming: Australia in World Affairs, 2006-2010

byJames Cotton, John Ravenhill

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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This volume is the eleventh in a series initiated and sponsored by the Australian Institute of International Affairs, which has reviewed and analysed Australian foreign policy from 1950 onward. Australian foreign policy is an extremely important area of ongoing change which has direct impact on Australia's national interests in all dimensions. This series (released in a new edition every 5 years) captures the key characteristics, policy decisions and activities of the Australian governmentand its diplomatic staff during the preceeding 5 year period. The book provides a review of the most significant features of Australian foreign policy within its chosen time frame, the past five years. As with previous volumes in this series, in addition to commissioning chapters on Australia's major bilateral relationships and central questions inpolicy-making and execution, the editors have also included coverage of emerging or developing issues: in this volume, these chapters cover relations with Africa and with India, and innovations in the management of policy-making.
James Cotton is Professor of Politics, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy. In Fall 2009 he was Australia Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC. John Ravenhill is Professor and Head of the School of Politics and International Relations, Research School of Soci...
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Title:Middle Power Dreaming: Australia in World Affairs, 2006-2010Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pagesPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195567277

ISBN - 13:9780195567274

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Table of Contents

Tables, Figures and BoxesContributorsPrefaceAbbreviations1. James Cotton and John Ravenhill: Middle power dreaming: Australian foreign policy during the Rudd-Gillard governments2. Geoffrey Barker: The Howard-Downer legacy: global deputy, regional sheriff3. John Ravenhill: Back from the brink: Australia and the global economy 2006-104. James Cotton: Australia-America 2006-2010: waiting for Obama5. Jian Zhang: Australia and China: the challenges to forging a 'true friendship'6. Rikki Kersten: Australia and Japan: mobilising the bilateral relationship7. Donald Kenyon and David Lee: Australia and Europe8. Marika Vicziany: Australia's strategic and commercial engagement with South Asia under Kevin Rudd: the paradoxes9. Stewart Firth: Australia, the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste10. Garry Rodan: Progress and limits in regional cooperation: Australia and Southeast Asia11. Tanya Lyons: Australian foreign policy towards Africa12. Lorraine Elliott: Plus ca change? Coalition, Labor and the challenges of environmental foreign policy13. Melissa H. Conley tyler and Emma White: The Australia 2020 summit as an experiment in foreign policy-making14. Hugh White: Defence and security15. Michael Wesley: Australia's foreign policy machinery16. Andrew O'Neil: Regional, alliance and global priorities of the Rudd-Gillard governmentsReferencesIndex