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Title The paradox of parties : Australian political parties in the 1990s / edited by Marian Simms
Published St. Leonards, N.S.W : Allen & Unwin in association with the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1996


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Description xxiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword / Geoffrey Brennan -- Introduction: The Australian party system: durable but how adaptable? / Marian Simms -- Pt. I. Australian parties facing the future and debating organisational change. 1. The Liberal Party 'crisis': prospects for reform / Dean Jaensch. 2. The future of the National Party of Australia / Brian Costar. 3. The Labor Party and the unions: organisation and ideology during the Labor decade / Haydon Manning. 4. Discussing organisational reform in the Australian Labor Party / Anthony Albanese and Sue Robinson. 5. Debating preselection reform in the Liberal Party: the cases of South Australia and Victoria / Nick Minchin and Judith Troeth. 6. The Australian Democrats - a major 'minor' party - face the future / Michael Macklin -- Pt. II. Australian parties confronting the changing social and political environment. 7. Affirmative action and the Australian Labor Party / Candy Broad and Joan Kirner
8. Women and the National Party of Australia / Jenny Gardiner and Cecile Ferguson. 9. The Liberal Party and women / Chris McDiven. 10. Political parties, the ethnic minorities and Aborigines / James Jupp. 11. Gender realignment in comparative perspective / Pippa Norris. 12. Is there a gendre gap in Australia? / Andrew Robb. 13. Partisanship and electoral behaviour in comparative perspective / Clive Bean. 14. New campaigning strategies / Liam Bathgate, Lynton Crosby and Ian Henderson -- Pt. III. Conclusion. 15. The legal status of political parties / Teresa Somes
Analysis ALP
Australian Democrats
Candidate preselection
Election campaigning
Federal issue
Key item
Liberal Party of Australia
National Party of Australia
Political parties, Australian
Notes "This book is the product of a workshop sponsored by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Political parties -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-2001
Author Simms, Marian.
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
LC no. 97107802
ISBN 1864480513