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Vol. 13 No. 1 (Autumn, 1997)

Vol. 13 No. 1 (Autumn, 1997)
FREE FEATURES
FEATURE: Threats to Freedom: Then and Now
Greg Lindsay

The Mont Pelerin Society after 50 years.

FEATURE: The Gestative Propensity of Constitutional Implications
Nicholas Aroney

Was there something wrong with the implication of reedom of political communication in the first place? In my respectful view, there was.

REVIEW ARTICLE: Great Expectations or Hard Times?
Peter Forsyth

Great Expectations: Microeconomic Reform and Australia by John Quiggin (Allen and Unwin, 1996.)

FEATURE: Character and Community: The Problem of Broken Windows
George Kelling,
James Q. Wilson

Informal controls and the reduction of crime.

EDITORIAL: Autumn 1997
Andrew Norton

Editorial for POLICY Magazine Issue Autumn 1997.

COMMENT: Enforcing APEC
Shannon K. Mitchell

The interdependence of member countries in many spheres of interest thus provides a potentially powerful way to enforce APEC.

FEATURE: Politically Impossible?
Nigel Ashford

How ideas, not interests and circumstances, determine public policy.

COMMENT: Direct Democracy: The Case Against
Geoffrey Brennan

Politicians have an incentive to get it right- as do their advisers.

FEATURE: Market Definition and The Media: A Reply to Jones
Stephen King,
Anthony Marshall

Products do not need to be perfect substitutes to be in the same market.

COMMENT: On The Fifth Anniversary of Hayek's Death
Kurt R. Leube

With the death of Friedrich A. von Hayek five years ago, we lost a last representative of a gifted generation of classically educated European scholars whose wealth of knowledge seemed inexhaustible.

BOOK REVIEW: The Paradox of Parties: Australian Political Parties in the 1990s
Daniel Clode

The Paradox of Parties: Australian Political Parties in the 1990s edited by Marian Simms (Allen & Unwin, 1996.)

BOOK REVIEW: Unwelcome Truths: Edmund Burke on Today's Political Conceits
Sam Roggeveen

Unwelcome Truths: Edmund Burke on Today’s Political Conceits by Ian Crowe (Research Report 24, The Social Affairs Unit, 1997.)

BOOK NOTES: Economic Socialization
Andrew Norton

Economic Socialization: The Economic Beliefs and Behaviours of Young People edited by Peter Lunt and Adrian Furnham (Edward Elgar Publishing, 1996.)

REVIEW ARTICLE: Transforming Men
Barry Maley

Changing Patterns of Dependency and Dominance in Gender Relation by Geoff Dench (Transaction Publishers, 1996.)

BOOK REVIEW: The Good Society: The Humane Agenda
Kenneth Minogue

The Good Society: The Humane Agenda by John Kenneth Galbraith (Sinclair Stevenson, 1996.)

BOOK REVIEW: Unhealthy Societies: The Affliction of Inequality
Andrew Norton

Unhealthy Societies: The Affliction of Inequality by Richard G. Wilkinson (Routledge, 1996.)

BOOK NOTES: The Family: There Is No Other Way
Barry Maley

The Family: There Is No Other Way edited by Bill Muehlenberg, Joseph Santamaria, Peter Westmore and Mary Helen Woods (Australian Family Association, 1996.)

BOOK NOTE: Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information and Infrastructure
Danny Yee

Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information and Infrastructure edited by Brian Kahin and Charles Nesson (The MIT Press, 1997.)

SCHOOL'S BRIEF: Unemployment
Mark Wooden

It is widely accepted that the inability of many Australians to find paid work is a serious economic adn social problem and imposes costs on many members of our society, and not just the unemployed. This article presents a review of the problem through a brief examination four related questions. 1. What is unemployment and how large is the problem? 2. In what ways is it a problem? 3. What causes it? 4. What can be done about it?

BOOK REVIEW: The Human Wrongs of Indigenous Rights
Alastair Pope

The Human Wrongs of Indigenous Rights by Ron Brunton (IPA Backgrounder, Insitute of Public Affairs, 1997.)

RAFE'S ROUND-UP: Autumn 1997
Rafe Champion

Rafe’s Round-Up POLICY Magazine Autumn 1997.

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