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Rehearsals for Change : Politics and Culture in Australia

By: Altman, Dennis

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Fontana: 1980

Seller ID: 12030550

ISBN: 0006357164

Condition: Very Good


215 pages. Minor edgewear to covers. Lightly tanned pages. This book appears to be unread. In Australia, the most significant single concept of political change has been the social-democratic one of working through the Labor Party. Gough Witlam's period as Prime Minister marked both the triumph and collapse of this faith. In "Rehearsals for Change", Dennis Altman first examines the nature of the Australian "conservatism". He then rejects both the traditional social-democratic and Marxist analyses and argues for a new radicalism based on grass roots participation and the new soc... View more info