Only in Australia

Only in Australia

The History, Politics, and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism

Book - 2016 | First edition
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This edited volume is about the Australian difference and how Australia's economic and social policy has diverged from the approach of other countries. Australia seems to be following a 'special path' of its own that it laid down more than a century ago. Australia's distinctive bent is manifested in a tightly regulated labour market; a heavy reliance on means testing and income taxation; a geographical centralization of political power combined with its dispersal amongst autonomous authorities, and electoral singularities such as compulsory and preferential voting.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford : 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780198753254
Branch Call Number: ANF 330.994 ONLY
Characteristics: xiii, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Coleman, William 1959-

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