Item description for 51st State? (Scribe Short Books) by Dennis Altman...
As Australia and the United States grow closer economically and militarily, Dennis Altman, one of the most respected commentators on the U.S.-Australian relationship,questions the success of the cooperation between the two nations. While many Australians see the growing relationship as a threat totheir country's sovereignty, Altman challenges this consensus, showing thatthe resilience of the Australianidentity is hindering the application of the United States's neo-liberal principles.Elegant and succinct, this well-grounded reflection confronts the opinion that Australia is fast on its way to becoming essentially an American state, and examines the deeper questions of international exchange, such as what the model is fornational success and how Australiansimaginetheir ownfuture.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.
ISBN 1920769986 ISBN13 9781920769987
Availability 0 units.
More About Dennis Altman
Dennis Altman is the author of seven books including The Homosexualization of America, AIDS in the Mind of America, and the forthcoming The Comfort of Men. He teaches politics at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
Dennis Altman was born in 1943 and has an academic affiliation as follows - La Trobe University, Australia.