This thesis examines Australia's engagement with the Asia-Pacific. It seeks to locate
Australian foreign policy within a larger Westerri discourse of international relations (IR)
and geopolitics which has provided the dominant understandings, meanings and boundaries
of international political life in the modern period. In the chapters to follow, I show how this
larger discourse has been articulated in the history of Australian foreign policy through the
dominant elite perspectives of...[Show more]
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