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A Dictionary of Australian Politics
     

A Dictionary of Australian Politics

by Jackie Dickenson, Robert Corcoran
 

From barbecue-stopper to washminster, chardonnay socialist to xenophobia, A Dictionary of Australian Politics is a comprehensive and lively guide to Australian political language. With handy "quick grab" definitions, it is supported by in-depth explanations of the history and usage of important terms. For anyone interested in politics, this is an

Overview

From barbecue-stopper to washminster, chardonnay socialist to xenophobia, A Dictionary of Australian Politics is a comprehensive and lively guide to Australian political language. With handy "quick grab" definitions, it is supported by in-depth explanations of the history and usage of important terms. For anyone interested in politics, this is an authoritative and entertaining reference. It is uniquely Australian, bringing together a range of political terms and expressions that over time have entered the vernacular. It also includes international terms which are essential to political discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781742370507
Publisher:
Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Corcoran is author of The Collins Australian Dictionary of Political Terms and The Longman Dictionary of Politics, Civics, and Environment. Jackie Dickenson is the author of Renegades and Rats.

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