Triumph and Demise.
Melbourne University Publishing,
Table of Contents:
- Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; I Turning Points; 1 The Destruction of a Government; 2 The Making of an Opposition; II The Labor Malaise; 3 Fighting on Two Fronts; 4 Shunning the Policy Challenge; III The Crisis of the System; 5 The Death of Reform; 6 The Curse of Prosperity; IV The Rudd Triumph; 7 The Rudd-Gillard Pact; 8 Rudd and the Unions: An Alliance of Convenience; 9 Rudd's Triple Triumph; V The Rudd Project; 10 The Rudd Experiment: A Crisis in Governing; 11 Rudd Finds His Mission; 12 Blunder at the Borders; 13 Labor's New Cause.
- 14 The Quest for Control: From the Media to Yarralumla15 Australian Settlement Nostalgia; VI The Conservative Crisis; 16 Turnbull: The Fatal Assault; 17 Abbott: The Accidental Victory; VII The Demise of Rudd; 18 How Rudd Gifted Abbott; 19 Climate Change Retreat; 20 The Mining Tax: The Fatal Blow; 21 The Demise of Rudd; VIII Gillard in Office: Alive but Doomed; 22 The Fatal Inheritance; 23 The Tragedy of Minority Government; 24 Signing the Death Warrant; 25 Phoney Victory; 26 The Collapse of Border Protection; 27 Feminist Heroine; 28 Chasing the Surplus; 29 Far from Rooty Hill.
- 30 Labor Traditionalists31 The Gillard Demise; IX The Demise of Labor; 32 Rudd Succumbs to Abbott; 33 The Australian Crisis; Notes; Index.