Recent publications in IPA Review article

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China under Mao - What we know now and what we should have known then

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Chris Berg and Sabine Wolff

There's no longer an excuse for any illusions about the horrors of China under Mao Zedong.  Frank Dikötter, Chair Professor of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong and Professor of the Modern History of China at the...

Better safe?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alexander Deane

At the beginning of 2010, the British and US governments approved the introduction of body scanners at international airports. In both cases, the impetus behind their implementation was the case of Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to...

Why we love Mad Men

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Anderson

From the garden of eden to Mad Max

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Andrew McIntyre

Voluntary voting

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | James Paterson

Research conducted by Newspoll for the Institute of Public Affairs indicates that there is only moderate community support for a change to voluntary voting, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be seriously considered. The poll, which was conducted...

Inside the hermit kingdom

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE

Sometimes it's the simplest things that cause the most brilliant epiphanies. Think Newton and the apple. Despite a lifetime of propaganda and indoctrination, for many North Koreans their view of the world can change almost overnight. For one...

Does more equal really mean all better?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Dr Mikayla Novak

The criticisms of market capitalism have changed over the past two centuries. The writings of Marx and Engels in the nineteenth century emphasised that the private ownership of the means of production benefited the bourgeoisie at the expense of...

Rendering unto God

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Alan Anderson

The observation that Australia's political and cultural heritage is founded on Judeo-Christian values is always sure to make an audience of Australian academics or public servants shift uncomfortably in their seats. It is puzzling that such a...

A foodies' guide to the history of humanity

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Rob Lyons

Why Europe?

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Richard Allsop

Two new books try to answer the central question of Western Civilisation. Richard Allsop looks at what they find.

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