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.

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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Peter Beilharz - John Anderson and the Syndicalist Moment

Author/editor: Peter Beilharz

Year published: 2015

'Who was John Anderson? Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney from 1927-1958, Anderson was arguably one of the most influential of local intellectuals in modern Australian history. Yet he wrote little: no single book; he lectured and persuaded at a time when the university on...

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Russia: what’s next?

Author/editor: Richard Rigby (Chair)

Year published: 2015

ANUCES Roundtable Summary On 23 June 2015 the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies hosted a public roundtable to discuss current developments in Russia and consider the influences on future policy under Putin. The roundtable was chaired by Harry Rigby’s son, Professor...

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Sino Russian relations under Putin and Xi Jinping

Author/editor: Kyle Wilson|Stephen Fortescue|Rebecca Fabrizi

Year published: 2015

On 19 November 2014 the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies hosted a seminar for an invited audience of public servants and academics on the state of Sino-Russian relations under Putin and Xi Jinping. The speakers at the seminar were Kyle Wilson (Visiting Fellow ANUCES), Dr...

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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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 A First Place (Reviews)

A First Place (Reviews)

Author/editor: David Malouf

Year published: 2014

A First Place by John Uhr Australian writer David Malouf is famously 80 years old this year. He has been celebrated often, with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation treating him like the public intellectual we need to have. Most of these celebrations are about what we as a community value in...

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ANUCES Roundtable Summary - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Implications for Australia and the Asia-Pacific

ANUCES Roundtable Summary - The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Implications for Australia and the Asia-Pacific

Author/editor: Maria Garcia|John Ravenhill|Jiro Okomoto|John Leslie|Annmarie Elijah|Don Kenyon |Pierre van der Eng

Year published: 2014

In 2013 the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) announced the start of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The announcement – which followed protracted preparations and scoping – signalled the start of a major effort to reduce bilateral barriers to...

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Does the EU need an Asian Pivot? Some Reflections

Does the EU need an Asian Pivot? Some Reflections

Author/editor: Giles Scott-Smith

Year published: 2014

The announcement of an “Asian Pivot” or “Re-Balancing” by President Obama and his then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2011-2012 signalled a shift of US interests more to the Asia-Pacific region, in line with the growing importance of the region for global political governance and economic...

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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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