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Title State of the nation : essays for Robert Manne / edited by Gwenda Tavan.

Published Collingwood, Vic : Black Inc., [2013]
©2013.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  994.07 STAT    AVAILABLE
 UniM Law FRASER  994.07 STAT    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xxi, 314 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Contributors include Raimond Gaita, Pat Dodson, Mark McKenna, Patrick McGorry, John Hirst, Clive Hamilton, Ramona Koval, Tim Soutphommasane and Carmen Lawrence.
Summary A stunning collection of essays that provides a portrait of the major issues facing Australia today. The nation has a lot of unfinished business. Will we become a republic any time soon? How to deal with the intractable issues of indigenous disadvantage or the steady flow of asylum seekers? Will we have a proper debate next time we go to war? How well is the Westminster system working? In early 2013, La Trobe University held a conference in honour of Professor Robert Manne, at which papers were presented from thinkers Manne has worked or argued with, and whom most admires. State of the Nation compiles these original papers, all of which display Manne's core values of intellectual engagement and independence - of thinking for oneself. There are innovative looks at multiculturalism, the future for Labor and the politics of climate change. Contributors include Raimond Gaita, Pat Dodson, Mark McKenna, Patrick McGorry, John Hirst, Clive Hamilton, Ramona Koval, Tim Soutphommasane and Carmen Lawrence. This collection offers an ideal way to get a sense of how Australia is faring as it enters the Abbott era.
Local note Malcolm Fraser Collection copy includes a loose paper: "With compliments. Book enclosed for Mr. Fraser ahead of the Brisbane Writers' Festival. Best, Sarah. Melbourne University Publishing".
Malcolm Fraser Collection copy donated by the Right Honourable Malcolm Fraser.
Other author Tavan, Gwenda, editor.
Subject Manne, Robert (Robert Michael), 1947-
Australians -- Attitudes.
Social movements -- Australia.
Social justice -- Australia.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Local author Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015. Former owner.
Local series Malcolm Fraser Collection.
Local donor Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015. Donor.
ISBN 9781863956291 (paperback)