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Australia Oceania

By Philomena Murray

It is a ebook approximately clash: clash among a rustic with limits to its foreign influence—Australia—and a brand new overseas actor with huge, immense presence at the global stage—the ecu Union.
Australians usually understand the european as a monolithic, detrimental and obstructionist bloc, unleashing laws and protectionism upon the area. but Australia's engagement with the european is easily sooner than Australian public opinion approximately Europe. those adjustments spring not just from adjustments in Australia, yet from Europe's increasing position in exchange and politics.
In this energetic exam of Australia's courting with the more and more robust european, Professor Philomena Murray offers a clean and finished point of view on politics and exchange, previous protection and new protection. She significantly assesses how engagement among the ecu and Australia has constructed during the last few decades—from slim matters with agricultural exchange to the more recent demanding situations of terrorism. Murray argues that the realisation of the connection will have an effect on Australia's position either during this quarter and the area.

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