Double disillusion the 2016 Australian federal election

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the 2016 Australian federal election. Won by the Liberal-National Coalition by the slimmest of margins, the result created a climate of political uncertainty that threatened the government's lower house majority. While the campaign might have lacke...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Gauja, Anika (Editor), Chen, Peter (Editor), Curtin, Jennifer (Editor), Pietsch, Juliet (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Canberra, A.C.T. ANU Press 2018, 2018©2018
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part Three. Actors and Arenas. The Australian Labor Party's Campaign / Rob Manwaring
  • The Liberal Party of Australia's Campaign / Nicholas Barry
  • The Australian Greens' Campaign / Stewart Jackson
  • The National Party of Australia's Campaign: Further 'Back from the Brink' / Geoff Cockfield and Jennifer Curtin
  • The Minor Parties' Campaigns / Glenn Kefford
  • Independents Return and the 'Almost' Hung Parliament / Jennifer Curtin
  • Interest Groups and the Election / Darren R. Halpin and Bert Fraussen
  • GetUp! in Election 2016 / Ariadne Vromen
  • Still the Main Source: The Established Media / Andrea Carson and Brian McNair
  • Non-Mainstream Media Coverage / Peter Chen
  • The Election Online: Debate, Support, Community / Scott Wright, Verity Trott and William Lukamto
  • Part Four. Policy Debates. Economic Policy Debates / Damien Cahill and Matthew D.J. Ryan
  • The Industrial Relations Policy and Penalty / David Peetz
  • 'Mediscare!': Social Issues / Amanda Elliot and Rob Manwaring
  • 'Continuity and Change': Environmental Policy and the Coming Energy Transition / Rebecca Pearse
  • Refugee Policy: A Cruel Bipartisanship / Sara Dehm and Max Walden
  • 'Ignore Us at Your Peril, Because We Vote Too': Indigenous Policy / Diana Perche
  • Rainbow Labor and a Purple Policy Launch: Gender and Sexuality Issues / Blair Williams and Marian Sawer
  • Migrant and Ethnic Politics in the 2016 Election / James Jupp and Juliet Pietsch
  • Conclusion: The Implications of the 2016 Federal Election / Anika Gauja, Peter Chen, Jennifer Curtin and Juliet Pietsch
  • Includes bibliographical references
  • 'Double Disillusion': Analysing the 2016 Australian Federal Election / Anika Gauja, Peter Chen, Jennifer Curtin and Juliet Pietsch
  • Part One. Campaign Themes and Context. 'I'm Not Expecting to Lose ... ': The Election Overview and Campaign Narrative / Marija Taflaga and John Wanna
  • The Ideological Contest: Election 2016 / Carol Johnson
  • Turnbull versus Shorten: The Major Party Leadership Contest / Paul Strangio and James Walter
  • National Polls, Marginal Seats and Campaign Effects / Murray Goot
  • The Campaign that Wasn't: Tracking Public Opinion over the 44th Parliament and the 2016 Election Campaign / Simon Jackman and Luke Mansillo
  • Part Two. Reporting and Analysing the Results. The House of Representatives Results / Ben Raue
  • The Senate Results / Antony Green
  • The States and Territories / Ferran Martinez i Coma and Rodney Smith
  • Changing Leaders, 'Mediscare' and Business as Usual: Electoral Behaviour / Clive Bean