Readership: Scholars and students of political science, political institutions, and public administration.
R. A.W. Rhodes, Professor of Government, University of Tasmania, John Wanna, Sir John Bunting Professor of Politics and Public Administration, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University and Professor in Public Policy, Griffith University, and Patrick Weller, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Premier of Queensland Chair of Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University.
2004 to date, Treasurer and Secretary, Australasian Political Studies Association
2005 for life, Vice-President of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom. Previously Chair (1999-2002) and President (2002-2005).
2004 to date, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
2002 to date, Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK).
1999-2002, Member of the Executive Committee of the International Political Science Association.
1986-2011, Editor, Public Administration.
2006 to date, Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration, Australia
2006 to date, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Australia
2002, President of Australian Political Studies Association
1995 to date, Member of National Council, Institute of Public Administration, Australia
1995, Editor of Australian Journal of Public Administration.
2006 Adjunct Professor, Australian and New Zealand School of Government
2002 Appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in June 2002 for 'service through research in political science and public administration and for extending knowledge of executive government'.
1996 Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
1995 Honorary Life Member, Australasian Political Studies Association.
"full of interesting insights and stories, and is rich in detail of the operation of the political system in the chosen countries. The way in which politicians appeal to the term Westminster is revealing." - Eoin OMalley, Political Studies Review
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1: Looking for Westminster
2: Comparing Westminster
3: Living Traditions
4: Executive and Cabinet
5: Ministerial Responsibility
6: The Public Service
7: Parliaments and Representation
8: The Meanings of Westminster