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An Australian republic is inevitable within the next generation. Winterton discusses the nature of republican government, why Australians might choose it, and compares the principal competing models - the executive presidency along French or American lines, the parliamentary republic of India, Ireland, Italy or West Germany. These models are compared with the present Australian government, a topic which includes a detailed review of the functions and powers, including the 'reserve powers', of the Crown. Consideration is also given to a future president's powers, in order to establish a concrete vision of the likely form of an Australian republican government.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1987. Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP87361074