New Zealand Government and Politics

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Janine Hayward
Oxford University Press, 2015 - Elections - 656 pages
New Zealand Government and Politics is the principal guide to the political context, institutions and processes of government in New Zealand. It provides students with a clear and comprehensive introduction to the history, theory and knowledge required to understand the New Zealand political system. The eight part structure of this leading textbook is designed to gradually build a cohesive picture of New Zealand politics and end of chapter learning features help readers engage with key concepts.Now in its sixth edition, New Zealand Government and Politics has been thoroughly updated with discussion and analysis of the 2014 general election campaign and results and includes new perspectives from a range of expert contributors.New to this editionNew editor Janine Hayward and a range of contributors bring diverse perspectives and a wealth of experience in New Zealand government and politics.Significantly updated throughout and includes detailed coverage and analysis of the 2014 election.The table of contents has been restructured for easier navigation and to help readers gradually build upon their subject knowledge.Two new sections:Part 2: Critiquing the StatePart 7: Policy Making

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Janine Hayward is an Associate Professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

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