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Limiting democracy

Colin A. Hughes

Limiting democracy

the erosion of electoral rights in Australia

by Colin A. Hughes

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Published by UNSW Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffrage -- Australia,
  • Political rights -- Australia,
  • Voting -- Australia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-96).

    StatementColin A. Hughes & Brian Costar.
    SeriesBriefings, Briefings (Sydney, N.S.W.)
    ContributionsCostar, Brian J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ4092 .H84 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19681297M
    ISBN 100868409480
    ISBN 109780868409481
    LC Control Number2006491455
    OCLC/WorldCa74890175

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