Book launch: The Rise of Right-Populism in Australia
Are Australians taking a step to the right? Join us as we explore the impact of right-populism in Australia today and how it compares to similar movements in the United States and Europe.
How does the resurgence of right-populism in Australia today differ from two decades ago, and are Australians taking a step to the right?
• How does Australia compare to the U.S and Europe with the resurgence of right-populism?
• How has Pauline Hanson impacted upon Australian society?
Please join us for the book launch of The Rise of Right-Populism: Pauline Hanson’s One Nation and Australian Politics, edited by Bligh Grant, Tod Moore and Tony Lynch. The launch is hosted by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance at UTS Business School on Friday 9 November.
More than two decades after the publication of Pauline Hanson, One Nation and Australian Politics this new edited collection takes a fresh look the nature of populist politics in Australia, why it consistently resonates with particular electoral demographics.
It also examines how right-populism has influenced the issues of Indigenous reconciliation, internationalisation, gender and national identity.
The book will be launched by political analyst and academic Professor Peter van Onselen, with a presentation by the Institute’s Bligh Grant.
5.30pm for 6pm start.
All welcome. Refreshments will be served.
About the publication
The Rise of Right-Populism: Pauline Hanson’s One Nation and Australian Politics, edited by Bligh Grant, Tod Moore and Tony Lynch, explores the continuing impact of populism, and right-populism in particular, upon the Australian political landscape, its role as an ‘electoral phenomenon’ and its wide-ranging influence on policy formulation.