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Economic Rationalism in Canberra

A Nation-Building State Changes its Mind

by Michael Pusey

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Economics,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • General,
  • Cost and standard of living,
  • Social Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Structural adjustment (Economi,
  • Sociology,
  • Australia,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Middle class,
  • Australia--Economic policy,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Conditions,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Social Science : General,
  • 1945-,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Economic policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7737258M
    ISBN 100521336619
    ISBN 109780521336611

      In , Michael Pusey unleashed Economic Rationalism in Canberra: A Nation-building state changes its mind. In his book, Pusey took aim at the Canberra econocrats who ruled the key federal Author: Remy Davison. TY - BOOK. T1 - The Experience of middle Australia. T2 - the dark side of economic reform. AU - Pusey, Michael. PY - Y1 - N2 - Four hundred Australians across the country shared their experiences of work, family, parenting and study for this book, creating a striking picture of Australian society as a new millennium by:

    In the s the focus of economic rationalism in Australia has shifted from macro economic policy to micro-economic reform at the industry and enterprise level. For the reformers the opening up of Australia to the new global economy was just a prelude to what they see as the hard work of an institutional transformation that will "make. Economic rationalism and economic policy Both the terminology used to describe economic rationalist policies and the content of those policies have changed over time. In the s the focus was on deregulation of the private sector and the removal of tariffs and stabilisation schemes for agricultural products, that were seen as distorting price.

    Meticulously researched, it mounts a moral and intellectual counter-argument to economic reform. A sequel to the best-selling Economic Rationalism in Canberra, Michael Pusey's new book will be equally important. Economic Development Analytical Approach Economic Rationalism Education Research Capital City These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by:


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Economic rationalism in Canberra (). This book provided an account of how those in the senior ranks of the Commonwealth Public Service had come under the influence of a new ideology that pushed the previously dominant one of nation-building to the margins.

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