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By Jackie Dickenson,Robert Corcoran

'The sheer complexity of recent executive implies that many voters are uneasy approximately thoughts that political insiders and newshounds take with no consideration. A Dictionary of Australian Politics is a important consultant to clearing a course during the jungle.' - Barry Jones

From barbecue-stopper' to 'washminster', from 'chardonnay socialist' to 'xenophobia', A Dictionary of Australian Politics is a complete and full of life advisor to Australian political language. With convenient 'quick seize' definitions, it's supported via in-depth motives of the heritage and utilization of vital phrases.

For someone drawn to politics, this can be an authoritative and wonderful reference. it's uniquely Australian, bringing jointly a number of political phrases and expressions that over the years have entered the vernacular. additionally it is overseas phrases that are necessary to political discussion.

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