Howard's Agenda: The 1998 Australian Election
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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The 1998 Australian Election Campaign
The Australian Democrats
John Howard and the Mainstream
The Performance of the Polls
The Liberal Party
The National Party
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Ethnic and Immigration Aspects
Clive Bean and Ian McAllister
The Pendulum Revisited
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