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Vol. 13 No. 1 (Autumn, 1997)
The Mont Pelerin Society after 50 years.
Was there something wrong with the implication of reedom of political communication in the first place? In my respectful view, there was.
Great Expectations: Microeconomic Reform and Australia by John Quiggin (Allen and Unwin, 1996.)
James Q. Wilson
Informal controls and the reduction of crime.
Editorial for POLICY Magazine Issue Autumn 1997.
Shannon K. Mitchell
The interdependence of member countries in many spheres of interest thus provides a potentially powerful way to enforce APEC.
How ideas, not interests and circumstances, determine public policy.
Politicians have an incentive to get it right- as do their advisers.
Products do not need to be perfect substitutes to be in the same market.
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.
The Paradox of Parties: Australian Political Parties in the 1990s edited by Marian Simms (Allen & Unwin, 1996.)
Unwelcome Truths: Edmund Burke on Today’s Political Conceits by Ian Crowe (Research Report 24, The Social Affairs Unit, 1997.)
Economic Socialization: The Economic Beliefs and Behaviours of Young People edited by Peter Lunt and Adrian Furnham (Edward Elgar Publishing, 1996.)
Changing Patterns of Dependency and Dominance in Gender Relation by Geoff Dench (Transaction Publishers, 1996.)
The Good Society: The Humane Agenda by John Kenneth Galbraith (Sinclair Stevenson, 1996.)
Unhealthy Societies: The Affliction of Inequality by Richard G. Wilkinson (Routledge, 1996.)
The Family: There Is No Other Way edited by Bill Muehlenberg, Joseph Santamaria, Peter Westmore and Mary Helen Woods (Australian Family Association, 1996.)
Borders in Cyberspace: Information Policy and the Global Information and Infrastructure edited by Brian Kahin and Charles Nesson (The MIT Press, 1997.)
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?
The Human Wrongs of Indigenous Rights by Ron Brunton (IPA Backgrounder, Insitute of Public Affairs, 1997.)
Rafe’s Round-Up POLICY Magazine Autumn 1997.
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