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The first minister in Australia : studies of the office in crisis situations, 1920-1941

Morgan, C. J.

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The object of this thesis is to throw some light upon Australian party leadership in office. The position is examined in times of crisis in order to illustrate the tactics available to, and factors affecting, any First Minister, in his efforts to remain both Government and party leader. The thesis is based upon fourteen case studies of a variety of crises at both Federal arid State levels between the two world wars. The studies are arranged in party groups, since the First...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMorgan, C. J.
dc.date.accessioned2017-02-07T01:12:44Z
dc.date.available2017-02-07T01:12:44Z
dc.date.copyright1968
dc.identifier.otherb1293019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/112122
dc.description.abstractThe object of this thesis is to throw some light upon Australian party leadership in office. The position is examined in times of crisis in order to illustrate the tactics available to, and factors affecting, any First Minister, in his efforts to remain both Government and party leader. The thesis is based upon fourteen case studies of a variety of crises at both Federal arid State levels between the two world wars. The studies are arranged in party groups, since the First Minister's relations with various sections of his party proved particularly important in the analysis, and it enabled each group to be introduced by an outline of the party's relevant rules, traditions and organisation.
dc.format.extent1v
dc.language.isoen
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers Australia
dc.subject.lcshAustralia Politics and government 20th century
dc.titleThe first minister in Australia : studies of the office in crisis situations, 1920-1941
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
local.contributor.supervisorRawson, D. W.
local.contributor.supervisorParker, R. S.
dcterms.valid1968
local.description.notesThis thesis has been made available through exception 200AB to the Copyright Act.
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued1968
local.contributor.affiliationDepartment of Political Science
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d74e8c356f7a
dc.date.updated2017-02-07T00:03:00Z
local.mintdoimint
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