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Overview

This high-quality reference on significant research in Australian social sciences is divided into three main sections: economics, sociology and political science. Each section examines the significant research in the field. The volume views the research within the context of broader debates about the social sciences and the ways in which more recent institutional changes have altered how they are defined, taught and researched.

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Review of the hardback: '… a landmark publication …' Political Studies Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107403444
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/2011
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 726
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian McAllister is Director, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Steve Dowrick is ARC Senior Fellow, School of Economics, Australian National University.

Riaz Hassan is a Professor, Department of Sociology, Flinders University of South Australia.

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Table of Contents

Part I. Economics: 1. Privatisation John Quiggin; 2. Competition policy and regulation Stephen P. King; 3. Economics and the environment Jeff Bennett; 4. Health economics Jane Hall; 5. Immigration Glenn Withers; 6. Labour market and industrial relations Jeff Borland; 7. Income distribution and redistribution Peter Saunders; 8. Taxation Patricia Apps, Glenn Jones and Elizabeth Savage; 9. Innovation Peter Sheehan and George Messinis; 10. International trade and industry policies Kym Anderson; 11. The macro economy Graeme Wells; 12. Money and banking Bruce Felmingham; Part II. Political Science: 13. Political theory Chandran Kukathas; 14. Federalism and the constitution Brian Galligan; 15. Legislative institutions Campbell Sharman; 16. Political parties and electoral behaviour Simon Jackman; 17. Electoral systems David M. Farrell and Ian McAllister; 18. Gender politics Patty Renfrow; 19. Interest groups and social movements Ian Marsh; 20. Environmental policy and politics Elim Papadakis; 21. International relations Christian Reus-Smit; 22. Political economy Stephen Bell and John Ravenhill; 23. Public policy and public administration John Wanna; Part III. Sociology: 24. Patterns of social inequality Kathryn Dwan and John S. Western; 25. Families and households Janeen Baxter; 26. Gender perspectives Chilla Bulbeck; 27. Work and employment Bill Martin; 28. Crime and deviance Sharyn L. Roach Anleu; 29. Health and illness Jake M. Najman; 30. Population Peter McDonald; 31. Race, ethnicity and immigration Christine Inglis; 32. Urban and regional sociology Scott Baum and Patrick Mullins; 33. Rural sociology Stewart Lockie, Lynda Herbert-Cheshire and Geoffrey Lawrence; 34. Religion and spirituality Gary D. Bouma; 35. Cultural studies, Australian studies and cultural sociology Philip Smith and Brad West; 36. Sociological theory Peter Beilharz; 37. Social policy and social welfare Adam Jamrozik.

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