Melbourne Journal of Politics

An interdisciplinary academic journal publishes articles in political science and theory, public policy, international relations, European studies, post-colonial students and sociology.

Articles from Vol. 31, Annual

Australian Intergovernmental Relations and the National Emissions Trading Scheme
Abstract Australia's subnational governments are in the process of developing a national carbon trading scheme, despite Commonwealth Government opposition to domestic emissions trading. Through the proposed National Emissions Trading Scheme (NETS),...
Mapping, Enumeration and Government under Chinese Socialism
Abstract This paper employs notions of mapping and governmentality to investigate practices of government under Chinese socialism. Projects of enumeration such as the household registration system and the National Census are presented as administrative...
Negative Exposure: A Snapshot of ATSIC in Australia's Mainstream Print Media
Abstract The news media plays a significant role in informing members of society about the world around them. The power of media includes influencing what is news and what gets published, and their ability to represent events and situations in certain...
Objective, Relative or Plural? Value Pluralism and the Status of Universal Values (1)
Abstract Recent debates about the concept of value pluralism have sought to draw out important implications for political thought and practice. A key issue has been the idea that there exists a set of "universal values 'that captures the outline...
Rights and Wrongs: Intercultural Ethics and Female Genital Mutilation
Abstract Female genital mutilation is a cultural practice affecting the lives of millions of women. Because of its multi-faceted nature, the issue frustrates conventional theoretical frameworks such as feminism or human rights. Contemporary academic...
The Mix of Policy Rationales in Science and Technology Policy
Abstract During the last twenty years significant shifts in the use of science and technology policy instruments of OECD-countries have taken place. This article asks if we can discern any coherent pattern in the policy design guiding these shifts....
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