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Author: Geoffrey Palmer
Publisher: Chicago : Victoria University Press, 2013.
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Politician and law professor Geoffrey Palmer recounts the events and forces that shaped him in this memoir, as well as his many adventures in reforming a wide range of institutions, laws, and policies. Reform has been a recurring theme throughout Geoffrey Palmer's life, not only during his career in politics and as a Prime Minister, but also as a law professor and law practitioner. He speaks of his early life and  Read more...
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Biography
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Palmer, Geoffrey.
Reform : A Memoir.
Chicago : Victoria University Press, ©2013
Named Person: G W R Palmer; G W R Palmer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Palmer
ISBN: 9780864739605 0864739605
OCLC Number: 881570494
Description: 1 online resource (1624 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; 1. Setting the Scene; 2. In Search of My Great-Grandparents; 3. A Nelson Education; 4. A Place of Light, Liberty and Learning; 5. A Legal Apprenticeship; 6. Chicago and OE; 7. In the Groves of Academe; 8. Big Change, Exciting Adventures: Accident Compensation; 9. Bitten by the Bug: Going into Politics; 10. The Glittering Prize of a Safe Seat; 11. The Duty of an Opposition is to Oppose; 12. First Law Officer of the Crown; 13. Prisons, Courts and Justice; 14. New Zealand's Unique and Odd Constitution Needs Change; 15. All Power is a Trust: Reforming Parliament. 16. Māori, the Treaty and the Constitution17. Going Green; 18. The Fine Art of Diplomacy; 19. The Anti-Nuclear Policy: New Zealand Makes Waves; 20. In the Cockpit of Government; 21. The Power of Free Speech; 22. Public Law: A New Legal Cookbook; 23. The Law Commission: A Royal Commission in Continuous Session; 24. Reforming Alcohol Law: Too Much Liquor in Our Lives; 25. The International Whaling Commission --
Diplomatic Agony; 26. The Gaza Flotilla Inquiry: Keep Calm and Carry On; 27. Local Government Reform: There is no Sound so Sweet as the Squeak of the Parish Pump. 28. Reform, Governance and the Future29. Some Lighter Moments; 30. Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Index.

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Politician and law professor Geoffrey Palmer recounts the events and forces that shaped him in this memoir, as well as his many adventures in reforming a wide range of institutions, laws, and policies. Reform has been a recurring theme throughout Geoffrey Palmer's life, not only during his career in politics and as a Prime Minister, but also as a law professor and law practitioner. He speaks of his early life and family background and the eventful lives of his pioneering ancestors. He examines the intellectual influences on his thinking, particularly the nature of his education both in New.

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