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Rooting democracy : growing the society we want / Moira Rayner with assistance from Jenny Lee
Bib ID 2944966
Format BookBook
Author
Rayner, Moira
 
Description St. Leonards, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 1997 
296 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1864481323
Full contents
  • Yours, Mine and Ours: Defining the Public Interest
  • Pt. 1. The Roots of Democracy
  • Introduction: Why Democracy? 1. A Culture of Conversation. 2. Protecting Human Rights. 3. Of the People, By the People. 4. The Rule of Law
  • Pt. 2. A Wilting Democracy?
  • Introduction: Constitutionally Speaking... 5. Guy Fawkes Had a Point. 6. The Expansionist Executive. 7. The Assault on Judicial Independence. 8. States of Rivalry. 9. Grass-Roots Government. 10. Justice out of Reach. 11. Democracy and the Media. 12. Shrinking the Public Sphere. 13. Whistling up the Watchdogs
  • Pt. 3. Rooting Democracy
  • Introduction: Keeping the Bastards Honest. 14. The Way Forward.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-285) and index.

Subjects Democracy -- Australia.  |  Civil rights -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Politics and government.
Other authors/contributors Lee, Jenny, 1953-

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