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Threats, fear, politics and the shaping of insecurity 1946-1955

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posted on 2005-01-01, 00:00 authored by Johannes Werner. Steinbach
Governments use fear to promote political objectives. Through the exaggeration of external threats, fear as conceptualised in the writings of Hobbes, Barry Buzan, David Campbell and others, became a major factor in shaping Australia's post-war foreign and defence policies which were also intended to serve the government's domestic political agenda.

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[iv], 271 leaves ; 30 cm.

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eng

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Degree conferred 2006.

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Ph.D.

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Faculty of Arts and Education

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School of History

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