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Ordinary people's politics : Australians talk about life, politics and the future of their country / Judith Brett and Anthony Moran. (2006)

Authors: Brett, Judith, 1949-, Moran, Anthony., Brett, Judith, Moran, Anthony
Publisher:North Melbourne, Vic. : Pluto Press Australia,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 77 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 77 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Brett, Judith, 1949-
Physical Description:
  • 337 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
  • This book, the result of many years of research and interviews, reveals for the first time what ordinary Australians think about politics and politicians, and what they consider are the key issues facing Australia today.
Contents:
  • Chapter One: Keith Webb and Marjorie Fenton - voices from little Australia (1905 and 1898)
  • Chapter Two: Don Kennedy - the country doctor (1920)
  • Chapter Three: Neil Frankland - old Labor (1929)
  • Chapter Four: Freida O'Donoghue - the Italian migrant (1934)
  • Chapter Five: Mick Collier - the Vietnam veteran (1940)
  • Chapter Six: Lois Angus - the public sector clerk (1942)
  • Chapter Seven: Tjaart Reinkman - the enterpreneur (1952)
  • Chapter Eight: Andrew Smythe and Marguerite Summers - old Melbourne middle class (1956 and 1944)
  • Chapter Nine: Wayne Doherty and Caroline Walker - the tradesman and the small business wife (1964 and 1940)
  • Chapter Ten: The Greens (Gary, Denise and Ann) - working and struggling (1950, 1959 and 1983)
  • Chapter Eleven: Pham Dinh - number one son (1960)
  • Chapter Twelve: Dora Chin and Nina D'Souza - outside looking in (1968 and 1970)
  • Chapte Thirteen: Paula Thompson and Kelly Pappas - young mums (1951 and 1971)
  • Chapter Fourteen: Marc Dovic - the casual worker (1978)
  • Chapter Fifteen: Renne Simmons - growing up Aboriginal (1980).
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Notes:
  • Bibliography: p. 331-337.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9781864032574
  • 186403257X :
Dewey Number:
  • 306.20994
Standard Number:
  • 9781864032574
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 40406583
  • 40406583
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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