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Vol. 23 No. 1 (Autumn, 2007)

Vol. 23 No. 1 (Autumn, 2007)
FREE FEATURES
FEATURE: The Baby Bonus: A Dubious Policy Initiative
Ross Guest

The Baby Bonus is an expensive way to alleviate a fertility decline that need not concern us.

FEATURE: Trading On Our Reputation
Roger Bate

Australia’s water management is still leading the way, even in drought.

FEATURE: '...Who Comes to Australia?'
Sinclair Davidson

Where migrants come from can tell us something about how they might fit in.

FEATURE: The History of Liberty in Australia
Greg Melleuish

Australians have preferred a protective form of liberty.

FEATURE: Taking Classical Lliberalism to People
John Humphreys

A classical liberal party can have influence without election victory.

INTERVIEW: Choice Words from Milton

More than three decades of wisdom from the late champion of liberty, culled from the pages of reason.

FEATURE SUPPLEMENT: The Classical Liberal Constituency

Is there a constituency for classical liberal or libertarian politics?

FEATURE: Does Kevin Rudd Need to Save Families From Capitalism?
Peter Saunders

The Labor leader is relying on an old and discredited view of communal life in a market society.

FEATURE: The Future of European Liberalism

Multi-party European parliaments provide a place for distinctively liberal parties.

REVIEW ESSAY: Ten Views on Vouchers
Jennifer Buckingham

School choice causes controversy, even among its supporters.

FEATURE: What Creates Comparative Advantage for Drug Production? Lessons from Columbia
Susan Windybank

Political and social problems in Columbia created opportunities for illegal drug production, explains similar Francisco E Thoumi. Similar conditions in Papau New Guinea mean that it could follow the Columbian path, warns Susan Windybank.

BOOK REVIEW: The Looming Tower: Al-Quaeda and the Road to 9/11
Matt Marks

The Looming Tower: Al-Quaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (Allen Lane, 2006).

BOOK REVIEW: Aboriginal Affairs 1967-2005: Seeking a Solution
Kirsten Storry

Aboriginal Affairs 1967-2005: Seeking a Solution by Max Griffiths (Rosenberg Press, 2006).

BOOK REVIEW: Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of a Theo van Gogh and The Limits of Tolerance

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance by Ian Buruma (Atlantic Books, 2006).

BOOK REVIEW: What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia's Anti-Terror Laws
Greg Roebuck

What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia’s Anti-Terror Laws by Andrew Lynch and George Williams (UNSW Press, 2006).

BOOK REVIEW: Reviving the Invisible Hand: The Case for Classical Liberalism in the Twenty First Century
Jason Soon

Reviving the Invisible Hand: The case for classical liberalism in the twenty first century by Deepak Lal (Princeton University Press, 2006).

BOOK REVIEW: The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How To Get It Back

The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How To Get It Back by Andrew Sullivan (Harper Collins, 2006).

EDITORIAL: POLICY Autumn 2007

Editorial for POLICY Magazine Autumn 2007.

BOOK REVIEW: The Economics of Attention: Style and Substance in the Age of Information

The Economics of Attention: Style and Substance In The Age of Information by Richard A Lanham (The University of Chicago, 2006).

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