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The High Court of Australia and political science: A revised historiography and new research agenda

Turner, Ryan


The judiciary has not been the subject of sustained scrutiny within the political science discipline. The High Court plays a central role in the Australian political system, however, and the exercise of judicial power has far reaching consequences for the legislative and executive branches of government. This article presents a historiography of the study of the High Court by political scientists, using Helen Irving’s ‘The Constitution and the judiciary’ as a foil. In order to foster...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1080/10361146.2015.1006165


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