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Attempting to Silence the Social Sciences

Altman, Jon


n a recent book, Silencing Dissent: How the Australian government is controlling public opinion and stifling debate, edited by Clive Hamilton and Sarah Maddison (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2007) brief mention was made of CAEPR. In his chapter on universities, Professor Stuart Macintyre used CAEPR as one example of attempts by the government of the day to restrict academic freedom (pp 51-52). Macintyre referred to a paper presented by Jon Altman at the Academy of the Social Sciences Symposium 'Ideas...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
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