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Vol. 14 No. 1 (Autumn, 1998)

Vol. 14 No. 1 (Autumn, 1998)
FREE FEATURES
FEATURE: Monetary and Fiscal Rules
Antonio Martino

Past successes and future prospects.

FEATURE: Fencing the Oceans
Birgir Runolfsson

A rights-based approach to privatising fisheries.

FEATURE: Global Warming
Geoff Hogbin

The Mother of all environmental scares.

BOOK REVIEW: How to Win the Constitutional War and Give Both Sides What They Want
Scott Ryan

How to Win the Constitutional War and Give Both Sides What They Want by Tony Abbott (Australians for Constitutional Monarchy in association with Wakefield Press, 1997.)

COMMENT: The Perils of Republics
Lucy Sullivan

In practice unanimity of will in the political sphere does not occur, making the reach of authority problematic.

INTERVIEW: The Asian Meltdown
Charles Richardson

Christopher Lingle speaks to Charles Richardson about the 1997-1998 Financial events in East Asia and their underlying causes.

EDITORIAL: Autumn 1998
Greg Lindsay

POLICY Autumn 1998 Editorial

COMMENT: The Welfare State- Depreciating Australia's Social Capital?

Large-scale bureaucracies have difficulty providing highly personalised services; not just for reasons of their size but also because governments are obliged to treat their citizens equally.

REVIEW: Community Rules
Aeon Skoble

The New Golden Rule: Community and Morality in a Democratic Society by Amitai Etzioni (Basic Books, 1996.)

FEATURE: Asia's Financial Crisis
Peter Swan

Its causes and likely impact on Australia.

BOOK REVIEW: Rooting Democracy
Bruce Cohen

Rooting Democracy: Growing the Society We Want by Moira Rayner (Allen & Unwin, 1997.)

BOOK REVIEW: Turning Point: The State of Australia and New Zealand

Turning Point: The State of Australia and New Zealand edited by Christopher Sheil (The Evatt Foundation and Allen & Unwin, 1997.)

BOOK REVIEW: Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader
Frank Devine

Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader by Dinesh D’Souza (The Free Press, 1997.)

RAFE'S ROUND-UP: Autumn 1998

Rafe’s Round-Up for POLICY Magazine Autumn 1998.

BOOK NOTES: Feminist Amnesia
Barry Maley

Feminist Amnesia: The Wake of Women’s Liberation by Jean Curthoys (Routledge, 1997.)

BOOK NOTES: An Introduction to the Thought of Karl Popper
Jason Soon

An Introduction to the Thought of Karl Popper by Roberta Corvi (Routledge, 1997.)

SCHOOL'S BRIEF: Public Choice Theory: An Introduction
Julie Novak

Over time, more and more economists have found the Social Welfare Function’ approach to be simply inconceivable in real-time politics.

BOOK REVIEW: Conservation Strategies For New Zealand
Nicholas Gruen

Conservation Strategies for New Zealand edited by Peter Hartley (New Zealand Business Roundtable, 1997.)

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