Political science

Report
8 August 2016

This paper examines the potential for e-petitions to enhance the political engagement function of petitioning and assesses the procedural and technical requirements that have to be taken into...

Article
22 March 2016

The PM knows that voters have a simple question in mind when they enter the polling booth.

Essay
25 February 2016

This Whitlam Institute Perspectives paper is a passionate plea for political leadership which has the gumption, intellectual power and persistence to "shatter old beliefs, look towards...

2016
Crothers, Charles

In her book on public attitudes to social citizenship - and earlier and later articles (2014, 2015b, 2016) - Louise Humpage (2015a) traces three decades of attitudinal data (from New Zealand, Australia and the UK) to see if the watering- down of social citizenship rights through government-led (...

2016
Curtis, Bruce

Review(s) of: Sorrows of a century: Interpreting suicide in New Zealand, 1900 - 2000, by John C. Weaver (2014), McGill-Queens / Bridget Williams Books.

2016
Swan, Peter

Why has the recent performance of many large liquid Australian stocks been so dire.

2016
Stacey, Bill

Review(s) of: The libertarian alternative, by Chris Berg, Melbourne University Press, 2016, $32.99, 240 pages, ISBN 9780522868456.

2016
Carling, Robert

With CIS celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and Policy magazine enjoying its third decade in print, we have gone back to the archives to re-examine from today's perspective the policy issues that once dominated its pages. In doing so, we asked the question: what has changed and -...

2016
Carling, Robert

With CIS celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and Policy magazine marking its 32nd year in print, we have gone back to the archives to re-examine from today's perspective the policy issues that once dominated its pages. In doing so, we asked the question: what has changed and -...

2016
Herscovitch, Benjamin

Review(s) of: The China model: Political meritocracy and the limits of democracy, by Daniel A. Bell, Princeton University Press, 2015, US$29.95, 336 pages, ISBN 9781400865505.