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Silencing dissent : how the Australian government is controlling public opinion and stifling debate

Author: Clive Hamilton; Sarah Maddison
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A frightening analysis of the tactics used by the Howard government to silence independent experts and commentators as well as public servants and organisations which criticise its policies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Hamilton; Sarah Maddison
ISBN: 9781741751017 1741751012
OCLC Number: 123377666
Description: xiv, 279 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Dissent in Australia / Clive Hamilton and Sarah Maddison --
2. Redefining democracy / Sarah Maddison --
3. Universities / Stuart Macintyre --
4. The research community / Ian Lowe --
5. Non-government organisations / Sarah Maddison and Clive Hamilton --
6. The media / Helen Ester --
7. The public service / Geoffrey Barker --
8. Statutory authorities / Andrew Macintosh --
9. The military and intelligence services / Andrew Wilkie --
10. The Senate / Harry Evans --
11. Signs of resistance / Sarah Maddison and Clive Hamilton.
Responsibility: edited by Clive Hamilton & Sarah Maddison.

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For over a decade, John Howard's Australian government has found ways to silence its critics, one by one. Australian citizens have become accustomed to repeated attacks on respected individuals and  Read more...

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