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Author Drum, Martin

Title Politics in Australia / Martin Drum, John William Tate
Published South Yarra, [Vic.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

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Description xx, 403 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Series Assessing the evidence
Assessing the evidence
Contents Ch. 1. Understanding political ideas -- Ch. 2. Democracy and the role of the state -- Ch. 3. Australia's Constitution -- Ch. 4. Understanding Australian federalism -- Ch. 5. Parliament and accountability -- Ch. 6. Executive government and the public service -- Ch. 7. The judiciary -- Ch. 8. Theory and practice of voting -- Ch. 9. Progressive political parties -- Ch. 10. Conservative political parties -- Ch. 11. The importance of business and non-government organisations -- Ch. 12. Media and politics -- Ch. 13. Citizenship -- Ch. 14. Australian independence and republicanism
Summary Adopts both a historical and conceptual approach, dealing with issues considered fundamental to the Australian political system throughout 20th and 21st centuries. This text provides a detailed examination of the structural elements as well as the key concepts considered central to an understanding of Australian politics at a Commonwealth level
Analysis ALP
Accountability
Australian
Australian Greens
Cases (Law)
Citizenship
Constitution
Democracy
Executive government
Federal/national government (Australia)
Federalism
History
Judiciary
Liberal Party of Australia
Mass media
Members
Parliament
Political conditions
Political science
Private sector
Republicanism
Voting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-392) and index
Subject Political science -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and govenment -- 21st century
Australia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Author Tate, John William, 1967-
ISBN 9781420256413