Pacific Futures: Past and Present Edited by Warwick Anderson FASSA, Miranda Johnson, Barbara Brookes Contributor(s): Warwick Anderson, Tony Ballantyne, Chris Ballard, Barbara Brookes, Bronwen Douglas, David L. Hanlon, Miranda Johnson, Margaret Jolly, Christine Manganaro, Matt K. Matsuda, Frances Steel, Michael J. Stevens, Alice Te Punga Somerville, Henry Yu How, when, and why has the Pacific […]
Elections Matter Ten Federal Elections that Shaped Australia Edited by Benjamin T. Jones, Frank Bongiorno FASSA and John Uhr “Elections Matter gives a fascinating historical perspective for today’s election watcher. Enduring issues ripple through the diversity in the case studies, spiced with speculation about ‘what if?’ key elections had gone the other way. This book is […]
ASSA’s Professor Anthony Elliott has been awarded more than $600,000 to establish a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and a Jean Monnet Network, aimed at strengthening Australia-EU relations through research, teaching and diplomatic activities. Professor Elliott, University of South Australia’s Dean of External Engagement and Research Professor of Sociology, will be Executive Director of the new […]
Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong | Refugees: Why seeking asylum is legal and Australia’s policies are not If you listen to some politicians and voices in the media, you might well believe that asylum seekers are ‘illegal’. You might think that they should wait their turn in the so-called ‘queue’. You might think that they pose […]
Consumer Logistics: Surfing the Digital Wave Peter J. Rimmer AM FASSA, Emeritus Professor, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra and Booi Hon Kam, Professor, School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia Digital technology has changed the way we work, socialize, shop, play and learn. This book offers […]
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor John Freebairn, who was conferred Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for distinguished service to education in the field of applied economics, as an academic, administrator and author, and to policy development, particularly taxation reform.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Shurlee Swain, who was conferred Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for significant service to education, particularly through comparative social history, as an academic, author and researcher, and to the community.
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Emeritus Professor Geoff Harcourt, who was conferred Companion (AC) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for eminent service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of Post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought.
Garry Rodan | Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia Over the past quarter century new ideologies of participation and representation have proliferated across democratic and non-democratic regimes. In Participation without Democracy, Garry Rodan breaks new conceptual ground in examining the social forces that underpin the emergence of these innovations in Southeast Asia. Rodan explains […]
The Academy congratulates ASSA Fellow Professor Jacqui True who was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Lund University for her research and leadership in the field of gender, peace and security. Jacqui True is a professor of political science and international relations in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University in Australia where she is […]
Marcia Langton | Welcome to Country: A Travel Guide to Indigenous Australia Tourism Australia statistics show that many overseas tourists, as well as Australians, are keen to learn more about Australia’s first peoples. And while the Indigenous tourism industry continues to grow, no comprehensive travel guide is currently available. Marcia Langton: Welcome to Country is a curated […]
Tim Rowse | Indigenous and Other Australians Since 1901 As Australia became a nation in 1901, no-one anticipated that ‘Aboriginal affairs’ would become an on-going national preoccupation. Not ‘dying out’ as predicted, Aboriginal numbers recovered and – along with Torres Strait Islanders – they became an articulate presence, aggrieved at colonial authority’s interventions into family […]
Peter Sutton | The Politics Of Suffering: Indigenous Australia and The End of the Liberal Consensus Winner, Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History, Prime Minister’s Literary Award, 2011 Peter Sutton is a fearless and authoritative voice in Aboriginal politics. ‘Incandescent, emotional, tragic and challenging’ – Marcia Langton In this groundbreaking book, Peter Sutton asks why, […]