Governing Change: Keating to Howard

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Johnson (political science, University of Adelaide) examines the challenges posed to government by rapid change and cultural uncertainty. She analyzes the ways that key issues are conceived and framed in Australian political discourse, and how governments attempt to persuade the electorate to accept the existing policy. Specific attention is given to the Labor party's handling of questions concerning diversity, identity, gender, economic liberalism and neo-liberalism, and technology. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702231643
  • Publisher: University of Queensland Press
  • Publication date: 8/4/2000
  • Series: UQP Australian Studies
  • Pages: 175

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Crisis in Australian Political Culture 1
2 Shaping the Nation: Labor's Consensus in Diversity 24
3 Howard, Labor and the Revenge of the Mainstream 38
4 The Politics of Identity and Australia's Culture Wars 55
5 Gender and Australian Political Discourse 70
6 The Increasing Challenge to Grand Narratives: Economic Liberalism and the Postmodern Republic 88
7 Neo-Liberalism: New Ways of Governing Economic Life 100
8 Critiquing Economic Rationalism 111
9 Political Ideology and Discourse in the Age of Cyberculture: Government, the Economy and Technology 123
10 Conclusion 145
Bibliography 155
Index 172
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