Howard's Agenda: The 1998 Australian Election

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Marian Simms, John Warhurst
Univ. of Queensland Press, 2000 - History - 260 pages
The Howard government's agenda is of vital interest to all Australians on the eve of the GST. Contributions to this book are from leading political scientists and commentators. Also included are contours and implications of the 1998 election campaign. Issues canvassed include: the campaign; perspectives from the parties, states and regions; the role of special interest groups; and interpretation of the election results and their implications.
Editors John Warhurst is a professor and Marian Simms is a reader in political science at Australian National University.
 

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Contents

The Campaign
1
The Australian Democrats
10
John Howard and the Mainstream
18
The Performance of the Polls
37
The Liberal Party
64
The National Party
77
Andrew Bartlett
82
New South Wales
97
Western Australia
129
Australian Capital Territory
143
Ethnic and Immigration Aspects
159
Clive Bean and lan McAllister
174
Exploring Socio
193
The Pendulum Revisited
212
Appendices
232
Index
250

Queensland
113

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About the author (2000)

Marian Simms is a Reader in Political Science at the Australian National University and has published widely on political parties and elections. She is a past President of the Australasian Political Studies Association and past editor of its journal. She is the co-editor, with John Warhurst, of two books; Howard's Agenda- the 1998 Australian Election(UQP 2000) and 2001- The Centenary Election (UQP 2002). She is also the editor of 1901- The Forgotten Election(UQP 2002).

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