By Jackie Dickenson,Robert Corcoran
From barbecue-stopper' to 'washminster', from 'chardonnay socialist' to 'xenophobia', A Dictionary of Australian Politics is a accomplished and full of life consultant to Australian political language. With convenient 'quick seize' definitions, it really is supported through in-depth motives of the background and utilization of vital phrases.
For somebody drawn to politics, this can be an authoritative and unique reference. it truly is uniquely Australian, bringing jointly a number of political phrases and expressions that over the years have entered the vernacular. it is usually overseas phrases that are necessary to political discussion.
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A Dictionary of Australian Politics by Jackie Dickenson,Robert Corcoran