Four Classic Quarterly Essays on Australian Politics

Four Classic Quarterly Essays on Australian Politics

What's Left? / Relaxed and Comfortable / Groundswell / Breach of Trust

by Raimond GaitaJudith Brett Clive Hamilton and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/07/2007

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A perfect election-year book- four groundbreaking Quarterly Essays on the people and ideas at the centre of Australian politics.In What's Left?, Clive Hamilton challenges the Labor Party to find a new way of talking to affluent Australia. In Relaxed and Comfortable, Judith Brett explores the Liberal Party's core appeal to voters and offers an original account of the Prime Minister. In Groundswell, Amanda Lohrey tells the fascinating story of the Greens and Bob Brown. And in Breach of Trust, Raimond Gaita looks beyond party politics to consider morality, truth and the war on terror.Following up on the successful first QE collection, this is a book that contains some of the finest Australian political writing of recent years.
ISBN:
9781863954075
9781863954075
Category:
Politics & government
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-07-2007
Publisher:
Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
Country of origin:
Australia
Dimensions (mm):
234x156x23mm
Weight:
0.45kg
Judith Brett

Judith Brett is the author of Robert Menzies' Forgotten People and emeritus professor of politics at La Trobe University. The Enigmatic Mr Deakin won the 2018 National Biography Award, and was shortlisted in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards, NSW Premier's History Awards and Queensland Literary Awards.

Clive Hamilton

Clive Hamilton AM is an Australian author and public intellectual.

His books include Growth Fetish, Silencing Dissent (with Sarah Maddison) and What Do We Want: The Story of Protest in Australia. He was for 14 years the executive director of The Australia Institute, a think tank he founded. For some years he has been professor of public ethics at Charles Sturt University in Canberra.

Amanda Lohrey

Amanda Lohrey is the author of the acclaimed novels Camille’s Bread, Vertigo and The Morality of Gentlemen, as well as the award-winning short story collection Reading Madame Bovary.

She has also written two Quarterly Essays: Groundswell and Voting for Jesus. In 2012 she was awarded the Patrick White Literary Award.

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