Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

208 Pages | 14 Line drawings, black & white, 9 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719088766

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The Search for Democratic Renewal

The Politics of Consultation in Britain and Australia

Rob Manwaring

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The only major consideration of the Big Society agenda and its impact in Australia
  • Evaluates the Rudd-Gillard government's democratic renewal agenda in Australia
  • One of the few books to consider New Labour's record on democratic renewal in comparative perspective
  • The only book to map detailed empirical changes in political behavior to efforts to find new forms of citizen engagement
  • The only book to give an in-depth comparative comparison of qualitative cases studies of innovative consultation in both Britain and Australia

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