Publications

The School of Politics and International Relations has a long history of excellence in research both by faculty members and its graduate students.  The publications pages provides you with a list of all of the Schools, including the various Centres associated with the School, major publications in recent years.  The SPIR publications are those publications not necessarily associated with a particular Centre.

Eureka: Australia’s Greatest Story

Eureka: Australia’s Greatest Story

Author/editor: David Headon|John Uhr

Year published: 2015

The editors of this book boldly proclaim that Eureka is Australia’s ‘greatest story’, and they have gathered together some of our country’s finest historians to prosecute the case. Collectively, they compile a strong argument. In the late 19th century that acute American observer, Mark Twain,...

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Human Rights and Human Wrongs:  A Life Confronting Racism (Biography)

Human Rights and Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism (Biography)

Author/editor: Professor Colin Tatz AO

Year published: 2015

Racism crushes bodies and souls. In Human Rights and Human Wrongs , Colin Tatz, a world authority on racial conflict and abuse, a key figure in Aboriginal Studies in Australia and an author of major works on genocide, Aboriginal youth suicide, and Aboriginal and Islander sporting achievements,...

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Indigenous Issues: Injustice, Disadvantage and Support for Recognition

Indigenous Issues: Injustice, Disadvantage and Support for Recognition

Year published: 2015

Amidst debate on constitutional recognition of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this ANUPoll of Australian public opinion on Indigenous issues —the 17th ANUPoll—provides a snapshot of Australian attitudes towards Indigenous issues. It reveals that the majority of...

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Indonesia-Malaysia Relations: Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration

Indonesia-Malaysia Relations: Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration

Author/editor: Marshall Clark|Juliet Pietsch

Year published: 2015

Drawing on social media, cinema, cultural heritage and public opinion polls, this book examines Indonesia and Malaysia from a comparative postcolonial perspective. The Indonesia–Malaysia relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Southeast Asia, especially because...

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Social class in Australia

Social class in Australia

Year published: 2015

The 19th ANUpoll - Social class in Australia: Beyond the 'working' and 'middle' classes - reveals a greater stratification in Australian society than we might otherwise have thought. Almost all Australians perceive themselves as being from either the working or middle class of society. However,...

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Foreign policy

Foreign policy

Year published: 2014

A new ANUpoll evaluates what the public thinks about foreign affairs and what it sees as the main priorities for Australia’s foreign policy. It covers the following topics: Relations with Indonesia Relations with the United States of America and China Support for foreign aid International...

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Governance and democracy

Governance and democracy

Year published: 2014

A new poll , released to mark a major boost to social research capacity at The Australian National University (ANU), has found Australians are growing more pessimistic about the future and that satisfaction with democracy has fallen gradually since 2007 . The poll also found overall confidence in...

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Public Priorities for Government Expenditure

Public Priorities for Government Expenditure

Year published: 2014

ANUpoll finds support for government spending Despite the current climate of austerity and Federal Government budget cuts, Australians want to see increased government spending on social services, according to the new ANUpoll on public priorities for government spending. “The release of the latest...

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Studies in Australian Political Rhetoric

Studies in Australian Political Rhetoric

Author/editor: John Uhr|Ryan Walter

Year published: 2014

This edited collection includes eleven major case studies and one general review of rhetorical contest in Australian politics. The volume showcases the variety of methods available for studying political speech, including historical, theoretical, institutional, and linguistic analyses, and...

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The politics of education for globalisation: managed activism in a time of crisis

The politics of education for globalisation: managed activism in a time of crisis

Author/editor: April Biccum

Year published: 2014

Since the 1990s, governments of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have begun to promote their foreign aid politics domestically via global education. This policy remit has its origins in civil society and has been combined with a stated aim on the part of governments...

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