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25 Sep 2007
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In this extract from his new book, JOHN WARHURST looks at the rise and fall of the Hawke government's Lobbyists Registration Scheme. Professor Warhurst's book, Behind Closed Doors: Politics, Scandals and the Lobbying Industry , describes the growing importance of the lobbying industry and...

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1 Jan 2005
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This book examines the resurgence in Australia of locality-based social policy (concerned with the spatial dimensions of disadvantage), after the political failures of the market oriented approach to regional reform. The book proposes that these trends are leading to a new 'post-competition' policy regime in...

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1 Jan 2005
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How do we see and relate to the agricultural heartlands of Australia? Might alternative ways of imagining and engaging with rural places enable ecological and social regeneration? In Heartland, George Main takes us on a journey through the country of his childhood to explore the...

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1 Jan 2004
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By addressing themes such as social and economic change, government policy and gender relations, this volume tackles the thematic complexities of sustainability. At the heart of this discussion lies a desire to understand how small rural communities have survived in the past; how they are...

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