The Conversation Yearbook 2016

John Watson
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The Conversation Yearbook 2016

Published

28 November 2016

ISBN

9780522871074

Weight

270g

Size

206mm x 129mm

Imprint

Melbourne University Press

The Conversation Yearbook 2016

John Watson
In a year in which political discourse seemed increasingly untethered from reality, The Conversation continued to bring you analysis, commentary and research from academic experts. This clearly written collection ranges widely, from Michelle Grattan's scrupulous assessment of Malcolm Turnbull's first year as prime minister, to Amy Reichelt and Clare Collins' verdict on whether eating chocolate improves your brain function, to philosopher Patrick Stokes' thoughts on the most effective way to respond to Pauline Hanson. It demonstrates the pressing relevance of academic expertise, as well as the deep pleasure of reading people who really know what they're talking about.
In a year in which political discourse seemed increasingly untethered from reality, The Conversation continued to bring you analysis, commentary and research from academic experts. This clearly written collection ranges widely, from Michelle Grattan's scrupulous assessment of Malcolm Turnbull's first year as prime minister, to Amy Reichelt and Clare Collins' verdict on whether eating chocolate improves your brain function, to philosopher Patrick Stokes' thoughts on the most effective way to respond to Pauline Hanson. It demonstrates the pressing relevance of academic expertise, as well as the deep pleasure of reading people who really know what they're talking about.

John Watson

John Watson

John Watson joined The Conversation in December 2013 as politics & society editor. After two years in that role, he took up the new position of cities & policy editor. John has worked in the news media since he decided in the mid-1980s that a life tracking elephants (in the process of gaining an honours degree in ecology) was less interesting than being a journalist in apartheid-era South Africa. His residence was soon revoked and…

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