The Cambridge Handbook of the Social Sciences in Australia

By Ian McAllister; Steve Dowrick et al. | Go to book overview
Save to active project

List of figures and tablesvii
List of contributorsx
Preface and acknowledgementsxviii
Part 1Economics15
1 Privatisation John Quiggin17
2 Competition Policy and Regulation Stephen P. King31
3 Economics and the Environment Jeff Bennett45
4 Health Economics Jane Hall60
5 Immigration Glenn Withers74
6 Labour Market and Industrial Relations Jeff Borland94
7 Income Distribution and Redistribution Peter Saunders118
8 Taxation Patricia Apps, Glenn Jones and Elizabeth Savage138
9 Innovation Peter Sheehan and George Messinis153
10 International Trade and Industry Policies Kym Anderson168
11 The Macro Economy Graeme Wells186
12 Money and Banking Bruce Felmingham203
Part 2Political Science221
13 Political Theory Chandran Kukathas223
14 Federalism and the Constitution Brian Galligan234
15 Legislative Institutions Campbell Sharman249
16 Political Parties and Electoral Behaviour Simon Jackman266
17 Electoral Systems David M. Farrell and Ian McAllister287
18 Gender Politics Patty Renfrow305
19 Interest Groups and Social Movements Ian Marsh323
20 Environmental Policy and Politics Elim Papadakis345
21 International Relations Christian Reus-Smit358
22 Political Economy Stephen Bell and John Ravenhill374
23 Public Policy and Public Administration John Wanna406
Part 3Sociology431
24 Patterns of Social Inequality Kathryn Dwan and John S.Western433
25 Families and Households Janeen Baxter462
26 Gender Perspectives Chilla Bulbeck480


Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Cite this page

Cited page

Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Cambridge Handbook of the Social Sciences in Australia
Table of contents

Table of contents



Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 705

matching results for page

Cited passage

Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?