Person

John Butcher

Alternate Name:
John R. Butcher
Book

Australian politics and policy

With contributions from Australia’s leading politics and public-policy scholars, this textbook includes material on Australian political history and philosophy, key political institutions, Australian political sociology, public policy-making in Australia, and specialised chapters on a range of key policy domains.
Journal article

Attributes of effective collaboration: insights from five case studies in Australia and New Zealand

This article argues that interest in collaboration reflects a growing recognition that the traditional bureaucratic model of public administration is not up to the task of addressing complex social problems. Collaboration most often occurs in dynamic environments in which multiple logics are in play.
Book

The three sector solution: delivering public policy in collaboration with not-for-profits and business

This collection of essays had its origins in a one-day workshop held in August 2015 at The Australian National University. Jointly convened by Dr John Butcher (ANZSOG) and Professor David Gilchrist (Curtin Not-for-profit Initiative) the purpose of the workshop was to bring together academic researchers...
Book

Australia under construction: nation-building past, present and future

The Australian nation is a work in progress. So conclude the authors whose views are represented in this most recent offering in the ANZSOG monograph series. From its beginnings as a settler society through to present day concerns about ‘broadbanding the nation’, the nation-building narrative...