The Australian Study of Politics

Hardcover | December 15, 2009

EditorR.A.W. Rhodes

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The Australian Study of Politics provides the first comprehensive reference book on the history of the study of politics in Australia, whether described as political studies or political science. It focuses on Australia and on developments since WWII, also exploring the historical roots of each major subfield.

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The Australian Study of Politics provides the first comprehensive reference book on the history of the study of politics in Australia, whether described as political studies or political science. It focuses on Australia and on developments since WWII, also exploring the historical roots of each major subfield.

ROD RHODES is Professor of Government at the University of Tasmania and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University, Australia. He is the author or editor of some 30 books including Observing Government Elites: Up Close and Personal, The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions, and Governance S...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.6 × 6.34 × 1.36 inPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230201032

ISBN - 13:9780230201033

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Table of Contents

Foreword--A.Capling
In Search of Australian Political Science--R.A.W.Rhodes
PART I: THE INSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT
Universities and the Study of Politics--P.Weller
The Inter-War Foundations of Australian Political Science--J.Brett
A History of the Australasian Political Studies Association--D.Jaensch
PART II: THE SUBFIELDS
Political Theory--I.Treganza
Political History--S.MacIntyre
Political Biography--J.Walter
The Constitution and the Judiciary--H.Irving
The Executives--R.A.W.Rhodes& J.Wanna
Parliaments--J.Uhr
Federalism--A.Fenna
Elections and Electoral Behaviour--I.McAllister
Political Communication and the Media--M.Goot
Political Parties--M.Simms
Pressure Groups and Social Movements--S.Scalmer
Public Policy and Administration--S.Ahamed &amp--G.Davis
Political Economy--R.Eccleston
Comparative Government and Politics--L.Holmes
South-East Asia--B.J.Tria Kerkvliet
International Relations Theory--R.Devetak& R.Higgott
Foreign Policy and Security--M.Wesley
International Political Economy--J.Ravenhill
PART III: THEMES
Radical Approaches--C.Johnson
Indigenous Politics--T.Rowse
Immigration and Multi-Culturalism--A.Parkin& L.Hardcastle
Women and Gender--D.Brennan &amp--L.Chappell
Environmental Politics--A.Kellow
Political Psychology--P.t Hart& J.Walter
PART IV: THEN AND NOW
Political Theory--G.Maddox
Australian Government and Politics--D.Aitkin
Public Administration: Reflections of an Old Institutionalist--J.Power
International Relations--P.Boyce