Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations - Politics and International Relations

Professor Murray Goot

MHPIR - Murray GootBA (Syd), FASSA

Australian Research Council Australian Professorial Fellow & Distinguished Professor

Location: Building W6A Room 436
E-mail: Murray.Goot@mq.edu.au
Tel: 9850 8823
Fax: 9850 6064

 

 

Current Research

A study of electioneering from the 19th Century to the 21st; studies of polls, the press and Australian politics since the 1940s; and a study of public opinion, political rhetoric and public policy in relation to Australia's involvement in the war in Iraq.

Publications

In Press 

  • 'The "Transition" From Qualitative to Quantitative Measures of Public Opinion: The Australian Press and the 1951 Referendum on Communism', Journalism Studies (Preview published online 30 April 2013)

2013

  • 'The New Millennium', in Stuart Macintyre and Alison Bashford (eds) The Cambridge History of Australia, vol 2, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 187-211.
  • "Party Leaders, the Media, and Political Persuasion: The Campaigns of Evatt and Menzies on the Referendum to Protect Australia from Communism' (with Sean Scalmer), Australian Historical Studies, 44 (1), 2013, 71-88.

2012

  • 'WorkChoices: An Electoral Issue and its Social, Political and Attitudinal Cleavages' (with Ian Watson), in Juliet Pietsch and Haydn Aarons (eds) Australia: Identity, Fear and Governance in the 21st Century, Canberra: ANU e-press, 133-70.
  • 'Australia' (with Ben Goldsmith), in Richard Sobel, Peter Furia and Bethany Barratt (eds) Public Opinion & International Intervention: Lessons from the War in Iraq, Dulles, Virginia.: Potomac Books, 47-68, 254-6.
  • 'The Polls and Voter Attitudes', in David Clune and Rodney Smith (eds) From Carr to Keneally: Labor in Office in NSW, 1995-2011, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 270-81, 375-8.
  • '"The Obvious and Logical Way to Ascertain the Public's Attitude toward a Problem" :Roy Morgan and the Australian Gallup Poll', in Hannes Haas, Hynek Jerabek and Thomas Petersen (eds) The Early Days of Survey Research and their Importance Today, Vienna: Braumüller, 159-77.
  • 'To the Second Decimal Point: How the Polls Vied to Predict the National Vote, Monitor the Marginals and Second-guess the Senate', in Marian Simms and John Wanna, eds. Julia 2010: The Caretaker Election, Canberra: ANU E Press, 85-110.
  • 'Newton, Maxwell (1929-1990)', in Melanie Nolan (ed.) Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 18, L-Z (1981-1990), (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012), pp. 215-218.
  • 'Munster, George John (1929-1984)', in Melanie Nolan (ed.) Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 18, L-Z (1981-1990), (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012), pp. 190-191.
  • 'Morgan, Roy Edward (1908-1985)', in Melanie Nolan (ed.) Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 18, L-Z (1981-1990), (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012), pp. 174-176.
  • 'Mander, Alfred Ernest (1894-1985)', in Melanie Nolan (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 18, L-Z (1981-1990), (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2012), pp. 118-119.

2011

  • Editor (with Bridget Griffen-Foley), Australian Journal of Communication, 38 (2) [Special issue: 'Reaching Out or Going Down? The History of Tabloids']
  • 'Stripped Bare: A Short Historiography of the Australian Tabloid', Australian Journal of Communication, 38 (2), 1-31.
  • Population, Immigration and Asylum Seekers: Patterns of Australian Public Opinion (with Ian Watson), Canberra, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia, 2011, vi + 59pp,
  • Anthropogenic Climate Change: Expert Credibility and the Scientific Consensus, Canberra: Garnaut Climate Change Review Update, 2011, 21pp, http://www.garnautreview.org.au/update-2011/commissioned-work.html
  • Climate Scientists and the Consensus on Climate Change: The Bray and von Storch Surveys, 1996-2008, Canberra: Garnaut Climate Change Review Update, 2011, 13pp, http://www.garnautreview.org.au/update-2011/commissioned-work.html
  • The 'Scientific Consensus on Climate Change': Doran and Zimmerman Revisited, Canberra: Garnaut Climate Change Review Update, 2011, 7pp, http://www.garnautreview.org.au/update-2011/commissioned-work.html

2010

  • 'Nativism as Citizenship: Immigration, Economic Hardship and the Politics of the Right' (with Ian Watson), in Christina Slade and Martina Mollering, eds. From Migrant to Citizen: Testing Language, Testing Culture, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 217-35.
  • '"A Worse Importation than Chewing Gum": American Influences on the Australian Press and their Limits - The Australian Gallup Poll, 1941-1971', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 30 (3), 269-302
  • 'Labor, Government Business Enterprises and Competition Policy', Labour History, No. 98, 77-95.
  • 'Underdogs, Bandwagons or Incumbency? Party Support at the Beginning and End of Australian Election Campaigns, 1983-2007', Australian Cultural History, 28 (1), 69-80.

2009

  • 'Getting it Wrong while Getting it Right: The Polls, the Press and the 2007 Australian Election', Australian Cultural History, 27 (2), 115-33
  • 'Political Communication and the Media', in Rod Rhodes, ed. The Australian Study of Politics, Bassingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 173-85.

2008

  • 'Mass-Observation and Modern Public Opinion Research', in Wolfgang Donsbach and Michael W. Traugott, eds. The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion Research, London: SAGE, 93-103.
  • 'Is the News on the Internet Different? Leaders, Frontbenchers and other Candidates in the 2007 Australian Election', Australian Journal of Political Science, 43 (1), 99-110.
  • 'Inclusion, Equality and Difference: Continuities in Public Opinion about Indigenous Australians' (with Tim Rowse), in Deborah Gare and David Ritter, eds. Making Australian History: Perspectives on the Past since 1788, South Melbourne, Thomson Learning, 533-41.

2007

  • MHPIR - Staff - Goot book 1'Equality Eludes Understanding' (with Tim Rowse), Australian, 25 May 2007, p. 14. 
  • Divided Nation? Indigenous Affairs and the Imagined Public (with Tim Rowse) Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press viii + 232 pp.
  • 'Questions of Deception: Contested Understandings of the Polls on WMD, Political Leaders and Governments in Australia, Britain and the United States', Australian Journal of International Affairs, 60 (1), 41-64.
  • 'Neither Entirely Comfortable Nor Wholly Relaxed: Public Opinion, Electoral Politics and Foreign Policy', in James Cotton and John Ravenhill, eds. Trading on Alliance Security: Australia in World Affairs: 2001-2005, Melbourne: Oxford University Press for the Australian Institute of International Affairs, 253-304, 393-404.
  • 'Are "Aspirationals" Different?' (with Ian Watson), in David Denemark et al., eds. Australian Social Attitudes: A Second Report, Sydney, University of New South Wales Press, 217-40, 307-11.
  • 'Electoral Democracy in New South Wales: Parties, the Press and Popular Participation, 1856-2003' (with Sean Scalmer) in David Clune and Ken Turner eds. Writing Party History, Sydney: NSW Parliamentary Library, 121-30.
  • 'Explaining Howard's Success: Social Structure, Issue Agendas and Party Support, 1993-2004' (with Ian Watson), Australian Journal of Political Science, 42 (2), 253-76.
  • 'Askin, Sir Robert', in Di Langmore, ed. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Carlton: Melbourne University Publishing, Vol. 17, 35-40.
  • 'Public Opinion', in Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 473-77.
  • 'Electioneering', in Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 174-76.
  • 'Election Studies', in Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 171-74.
  • 'Talkback Radio', in Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 579-82.
  • 'F.A. Bland', 'Henry Mayer' and 'R.N. Spann', in Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts, eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 65-66, 334-35, 364.

2006

  • 'The Aboriginal Franchise and its Consequences', Australian Journal of Politics and History 52 (4): 517-61.
  • 'Australians and Indonesians: The Lowy Institute Poll 2006', Perspectives , www.lowyinstitute.org. October, 14 pp.
  • 'The Australian Party System, Pauline Hanson's One Nation, and the Party Cartelisation Thesis', in Ian Marsh, ed. Political Parties in Transition? Annandale, NSW: Federation Press, 181-217.

2005

  • 'Pauline Hanson's One Nation: Extreme Right, Centre Party or Extreme Left', Labour History No. 89: 101-19.
  • 'Politicians, Public Policy and Poll Following: Conceptual Difficulties and Empirical Realities', Australian Journal of Political Science , 40 (2): 189-205.
  • 'The Polls: Labor, Liberal or Too Close to Call?' in Marian Simms and John Warhurst, eds. Mortgage Nation: The 2004 Australian Elections , Perth: API Network and Curtin University of Technology Press, 55-70.
  • 'Immigration, Multiculturalism, and Australian Identity' (with Ian Watson), in Shaun Wilson et al. (eds) Australian Social Attitudes: The First Report , Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 182-203, 263-67.
  • 'Fudging the Figures: The Split in the Polls, 1955-1975', in Brian Costar, Peter Love and Paul Strangio, eds. The Great Labor Schism: A Retrospective , Melbourne, Scribe, 235-59.

2004

  • Editor, 'Public Opinion and the War in Iraq', International Journal of Public Opinion Research , 16 (3) (Special Issue)
  • 'Introduction: World Opinion Surveys and the War in Iraq' International Journal of Public Opinion Research 16: 239-70.
  • 'Party Convergence Reconsidered', Australian Journal of Political Science , 39: 49-73.
  • 'The Emergence of Minor Parties and the Convergence of the Major Parties: A Reply to Lavelle', Australian Journal of Political Science , 39: 651-55.
  • 'Dog Whistles and Death Penalties: The Ideological Structuring of Australian Attitudes to Asylum Seekers', (with Tim Sowerbutts) Australasian Political Studies Association Conference, Adelaide: September 30-October 1 2004 (refereed stream)
  • 'Elites Constructing Elites: News' Limited's Newspapers, 1996-2002' (with Sean Scalmer), in Marian Sawer and Barry Hindess, eds. Us and Them: Anti-Elitism in Australia , Perth: API Network, 137-59, 258-61.

2003

2002

  • 'Rubensohn, Solomon [Sim]', in John Ritchie and Di Langmore, eds. Australian Dictionary of Biography , Carlton: Melbourne University Press, Vol. 16, 144-46.
  • 'Reporting the Polls', in Stephen Tanner, ed. Journalism: Investigation and Research , Sydney: Pearson, 240-56.
  • 'Turning Points: For Whom the Polls Told', in John Warhurst and Marian Simms, eds. 2001: The Centenary Election , St.Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 63-92.
  • 'Distrustful, Disenchanted and Disengaged? Polled Opinion on Politics, Politicians and the Parties: A Historical Perspective', in David Burchell and Andrew Leigh, eds. The Prince's New Clothes: Why Do Australian Politicians Dislike Their Politicians? Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 9-46; also in Papers on Parliament No. 37, Canberra, Department of the Senate, June 2001, 17-57. [This is an updated and much extended version of 'Politics, Politicians and the Parties: An Electorate Disengaged, Distrustful and Disenchanted?' in Public Opinion in the Nineties and the New Millennium, Proceedings of the Regional Conference of the World Association for Public Opinion Research, Sydney, June 1999, pp. 1-13].

2001

  • 'One Nation's Electoral Support: Where Does it Come From, What Makes it Different, and How Does it Fit?' Australian Journal of Politics and History , (with Ian Watson) 47: 159-91.
  • 'The Identikit Fallacy...or the Problem with "Phil and Jenny"', Australian Journalism Review , 23: 119-27.
  • 'One Nation's Electoral Support: Economic Insecurity versus Attitudes to Immigration', Australian Journal of Politics and History (with Ian Watson) 47: 512-15.
  • 'Public Opinion on Immigration', in James Jupp, ed. The Australian People , Second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 824-26.

2000

  • 'More "Relaxed and Comfortable": Public Opinion on Immigration under Howard', People and Place 8 (3): 46-60.
  • 'Mulgan on Mandates', Australian Journal of Political Science, 35: 323-25.
  • 'McNair, William Allan', in John Ritchie and Di Langmore, eds. Australian Dictionary of Biography , Carlton: Melbourne University Press, Vol. 15, 271-73.
  • 'The Performance of the Polls', in Marian Simms and John Warhurst, eds. Howard's Mandate, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 37-47.

1999

  • 'Whose Mandate? Policy Promises, Strong Bicameralism and Polled Opinion', Australian Journal of Political Science 34: 327-52. Also published in Proceedings of the 1999 Conference of the Australasian Political Studies Association Conference , Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Sydney, 1999, Vol. 1, 251-67; abridged as 'Can the Senate Claim a Mandate?', in Marian Sawer and Sarah Miskin, eds. Representation and Institutional Change: 50 Years of Proportional Representation in the Senate Canberra, Department of the Senate, 1999, 79-94.
  • 'Public Opinion, Privatisation and the Electoral Politics of Telstra', Australian Journal of Politics and History 45 (2): 214-38.
  • 'What Explains Differences in Unionization Between Groups?' (with David Peetz) Working Paper No.1, Centre for Research on Employment and Work.
  • 'Pauline Hanson and the Power of the Media', in Ghassan Hage and Rowanne Couch, eds. The Future of Australian Multiculturalism , Sydney: Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sydney , 205-32; abridged in Michael Leach, Geoffrey Stokes and Ian Ward, eds. The Rise and Fall of Pauline Hanson , St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2000, 115-35.
  • 'Migrant Numbers, Asian Immigration and Multiculturalism: Trends in the Polls, 1943-1998', Australian Multiculturalism in a New Century: Towards Inclusiveness , Statistical Appendix, Canberra : National Multicultural Advisory Council, 28-60.

1998

  • 'Australia's "Stolen Children": Which Poll Would a Poll-Following Prime Minister Have Followed?' International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 10: 349-64.
  • 'Hanson's Heartland: Who's for One Nation and Why', in Nadine Davidoff, ed. Two Nations: The Causes and Effects of the Rise of the One Nation Party in Australia , Melbourne : Bookman, 51-74.
  • 'Polls, Public Opinion', in G. Davison, J. Hirst and S. MacIntyre , eds. The Oxford Companion to Australian History, Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 514-15.

1997

  • 'The Perils of Polling and the Popularity of Pauline', Current Affairs Bulletin , 73 (4): 8-14.
  • 'Newspoll - Attitudes to Unions 1996', in Michael Costa and Mark Hearn, eds. Reforming Australia's Unions , Annandale , NSW: Federation Press, 267-74.

1996

  • 'En/gendering the Gap: The Polls, The Press and The New South Wales Premier', Australian Studies in Journalism , No. 5: 17-42.

1995

  • 'Media Barons' (edited with Rod Tiffen), Special issue of Media International Australia , No. 77
  • 'Pluralism in the Polls: Australian Attitudes to Media Ownership, 1948-1995', Media International Australia , No. 77: 5-14.
  • 'Civics, Survey Research and the Republic', Australian Quarterly, 67(3): 27-42.
  • 'The 1995 NSW State Election: From Underdog to Top Dog - A History', Evatt Papers, 3 (2): 21-27

MHPIR - Staff - Goot book 21994

  • Developments in Australian Politics (ed. with Judith Brett and James Gillespie) Macmillan: South Melbourne , 1994, x + 446pp. (Reprinted 1996).
  • Make A Better Offer: The Politics of Mabo (ed. with Tim Rowse) Leichhardt, NSW: Pluto, 1994, iv + 289pp.
  • 'Party Leaders, Prime Ministers and Party Support: Downing, Keating and the Polls', Current Affairs Bulletin , 71 (1) 1994, 23-30.
  • 'Class Voting, Issue Voting and Electoral Volatility', in Judith Brett, James Gillespie and Murray Goot, eds. Developments in Australian Politics , South Melbourne : Macmillan, 151-181.
  • MHPIR - Staff - Goot book 3'Contingent Inevitability: Reflections on the Prognosis for Republicanism', in George Winterton, ed. We, The People , St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 63-96.
  • 'Editor's Introduction' (with Tim Rowse), in Murray Goot and Tim Rowse eds. Make A Better Offer: The Politics of Mabo,
    Leichhardt, NSW: Pluto, 1-7.

1993

  • Australian Opinion Polls 1977-1990 (with T.W. Beed, et al.) Port Melbourne : D. W. Thorpe, xiii + 551pp.
  • 'Multiculturalists, Monoculturalists and the Many in Between: Attitudes to Cultural Diversity and Their Correlates', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 29: 226-253.
  • MHPIR - Staff - Goot book 4'The Wild West? Yes, No and Maybe', Australian Quarterly , 65 (4) 1993, 194-202; also in Goot and Rowse (1994).
  • 'Polls as Science, Polls as Spin: Mabo and the Miners', Australian Quarterly , 65 (4) 1993, 133-156; also in Goot and Rowse (1994).
  • 'Coming From Behind: Underdog Polls, Underdog Parties', Current Affairs Bulletin, 69 (11): 25-27.
  • 'The Queen in the Polls', in John Arnold, Peter Spearritt and David Walker, eds. Out of Empire: The British Dominion of Australia ,
    Port Melbourne : Mandarin, 295-311
  • 'Anderson, George Herbert', in John Ritchie, ed. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 13 Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 48-49
  • 'Ashby, Sylvia Rose', in John Ritchie, ed. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 13 Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 77-78.
  • 'Campbell, D. A. S.' in John Ritchie, ed. Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 13 Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 355-56

1992

  • MHPIR - Staff - Goot book 5Australia's Gulf War (ed. with Rodney Tiffen) Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 1992, viii + 304pp.
  • 'Fightback in the Polls', Australian Quarterly , 64 (2): 162-181.
  • 'Introduction' (with Rodney Tiffen), in Murray Goot and Rodney Tiffen eds. Australia's Gulf War , Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 1-4.
  • 'The Polls', in Murray Goot and Rodney Tiffen, eds. Australia's Gulf War , Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 140-181.
  • 'Bibliography', in Murray Goot and Rodney Tiffen, eds. Australia's Gulf War, Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 279-290.

1991

  • 'Public Opinion as Paradox: Australian Attitudes to the Rate of Immigration and the Rate of Asian Immigration, 1984-1990', International Journal of Public Opinion Research , 3: 277-294; slightly different version published as 'Leopard or Lizard? Immigration and the Political Science of Polled Opinion', in Michael Easson, ed. Australia and Immigration: Able to Grow ? Sydney : Pluto, 1990, 125-140.
  • 'The "Backlash" Hypothesis and the Land Rights Option', Australian Aboriginal Studies , No. 1, 3-12.
  • 'The Peace Movement Engulfed: The Ground Swell of Support for the American Alliance ', Current Affairs Bulletin , 67 (11): 25-28.

1990

  • 'How Much? By Whom? In What? Polled Opinion on Foreign Investment, 1958-1990', Australian Journal of International Affairs , 44: 247-267.
  • 'Speaking in Tongues: Surveys of Opinion on the Teaching of Asian Languages', Australian Cultural History , No. 7: 117-125.
  • 'The Forests, the Trees and the Polls', in Clive Bean, Ian McAllister, and John Warhurst, eds. The Greening of Australian Politics: The 1990 Federal Election , Melbourne : Longman Cheshire, 114-133.

1989

  • 'Reverberations of Beijing : Australian Public Opinion Towards China Before and After the June 4 Massacre', Australian Quarterly , 61 (3): 66-78.
  • 'Polling Peacock's Policies', Current Affairs Bulletin , 66 (5): 28-30.
  • 'Compulsory Voting: Questions of Rights', in Allan Sharp and Lindsay Mackerras, eds. The People's Say , Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 9-11.

1988

  • The Penguin Macquarie Dictionary of Australian Politics (with David Clune et al.) Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin, vii + 376pp.
  • 'How Not to Read the Polls: The Case of the American Alliance ', Current Affairs Bulletin , 65 (6): 30-31.
  • 'Fewer Asians, More Votes?', Current Affairs Bulletin, 65 (4): 30-31.
  • 'Immigrants and Immigration: Evidence and Argument from the Polls, 1943-1987', in Immigration: A Commitment to Australia , The Report of the Committee to Advise on Australia's Immigration Policies, Vol. 2, Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1.1- 1.31
  • 'Trust the Polls', in Ian McAllister and John Warhurst, eds. Australia Votes: The 1987 Australian Federal Election , Melbourne : Longman Cheshire, 111-145.
  • 'Public Opinion on Immigration', in James Jupp, ed. The Australian People , Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 922-925.
  • 'ANZUS Reconsidered: The Domestic Politics of an Alliance ' (with Peter King) in Jacob Bercovitch, ed. ANZUS in Crisis: Alliance Management in International Affairs , London : Macmillan, 105-135.
  • 'Rewriting Electoral History: The Myth of McKell', in Michael Easson, ed. McKell , Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 89-118, 177-181.
  • 'Some Problems in Measuring Behavioural Change in the Case of AIDS', in Report of the Third National AIDS Conference , Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 285-297.
  • 'Bibliographic Guide', in Michael Easson, ed. McKell , Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 188-205.

1987

  • Swings and Roundabouts: New South Wales By-Elections, 1941-1986 , Sydney : New South Wales Parliamentary Library, 291pp.
  • 'Plugging A Gap - Again: A Second Research Guide to Australian Politics and Cognate Subjects', Media Information Australia , No. 43: 54-56.
  • 'Monarchy or Republic? An Analysis of the Questions and Answers in Surveys of Australian Public Opinion 1953-1986', in Report of the Advisory Committee on Executive Government , Canberra : Constitutional Commission, 85-108.
  • 'Public Opinion', in Wray Vamplew, ed. Australians: Historical Statistics , Broadway, NSW: Fairfax, Syme & Weldon, 436-446, 465-466.
  • 'Broadcasting', in Graeme Aplin, S. G. Foster and Michael McKernan, eds. Australians: An Historical Dictionary , Broadway, NSW: Fairfax, Syme & Weldon, 58.

1986

  • Henry Mayer's 'Immortal Works': Scholarly, Semi-Scholarly and Not Very Scholarly At All, Canberra: Department of Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences, ANU, for the Australasian Political Studies Association, Canberra, 245pp.
    Electoral Redistribution in Australia : A Comparative Analysis Background Paper No. 5, Sydney : New South Wales Parliamentary Library, 33pp.
  • 'Saying "No" to MX: The Electoral Fallout', Australian Journal of Social Issues , 21 (4): 271-284.
  • 'Lumsdaine, John Sinclair', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds. Australian Dictionary of Biography , Vol. 10, Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 168-69.
  • 'McDonald, Arthur Stephen', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds. Australian Dictionary of Biography , Vol. 10, Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 247.

1985

  • Editor (with Joan Rydon) Special Issue of Politics 20 (2) to mark the retirement of Henry Mayer.
  • 'Electoral Systems', in Don Aitkin, ed. Surveys of Australian Political Science, Sydney : George Allen & Unwin for the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia , 179-264.
  • 'Inventing the Leader: A Critique of the Polls', in Ernie Chaples, Helen Nelson and Ken Turner, eds. The Wran Model: Politics in New South Wales , Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 50-68, 269-270.
  • 'Public Opinion and the Public Opinion Polls', in Andrew Markus and M.C. Ricklefs, eds. Surrender Australia ? Geoffrey Blainey and Asian Immigration: Essays in the Study and Use of History , Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 49-62, 144-45.

1984

  • Constructing Public Opinion: The Polls and the Asian Immigration Debate Occasional Paper No. 5, Sydney : New South Wales Ethnic Affairs Commission, 34pp.
  • 'Capital Gains, Electoral Losses?' Current Affairs Bulletin, 61 (2): 31-35.
  • 'The Media and the Campaign', in Howard R. Penniman, ed. Australia at the Polls: The National Elections of 1980 and 1983 , Sydney : George Allen & Unwin for the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 140-215.

1983

  • 'Public Opinion and the Politics of the Polls' (with Rodney Tiffen), in Peter King, ed. Australia 's Vietnam , Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 129-164, 210-214.
  • 'Public Opinion Polls', The Australian Encyclopedia, Fourth Edition, Vol. 8, Sydney : The Grolier Society of Australia , 161.

1981

  • 'The Ups and Downs of the Dailies', in Keith and Elizabeth Windschuttle, eds. Fixing the News: Critical Perspectives on the Australian Media , Sydney : Cassell, 245-250.
  • 'Fisk, Sir Ernest Thomas', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds. Australian Dictionary of Biography , Vol. 8, Carlton : Melbourne University Press, 508-510.
  • 'Bibliography' (with Patricia Holt), in Judith Mackinolty, ed. Wasted Years? Australia's Great Depression , Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 213-253.

1980

  • 'Age Differences in Party Preference and Policy Position', Australian Quarterly , 52: 60-74.
  • 'Part Science and A Hell of a Lot of Human Judgment': The Polls and the 1980 Election', Newsletter of the University of Sydney Sample Survey Centre , 4 (4): Special Supplement, 16pp.
  • 'Radicals with Cold Feet? Federal Election Campaigns and the Labor Vote' Australian Quarterly , 52: 289-98.

1979

  • Newspaper Circulation in Australia 1932-1977 , Media Centre Papers No. 11, Centre for the Study of Education Communication and Media, Bundoora: La Trobe University , 33pp.
  • 'The End of Class, Re-Run' (with R.W. Connell), Meanjin , 38 (1): 3-25.
  • 'Party Dominance and Partisan Division', in Cameron Hazelhurst, ed. Australian Conservatism: Essays in Twentieth Century Political History , Canberra : Australian National University Press, 263-291.
  • 'The Polls, the Public and the Re-election of the Fraser Government' (with Terence W. Beed), in Howard R. Penniman, ed. The Australian National Elections of 1977 , Washington D. C. and Canberra : American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research and the Australian National University Press, 141-184.
  • 'Monitoring the Public, Marketing the Parties', in Howard R. Penniman, ed. The Australian National Elections of 1977 , Washington D. C. and Canberra : American Enterprise institute for Public Policy Research and the Australian National University Press, 185-230.
  • 'Newspaper Circulation 1932-1977', in Peter Spearritt and David Walker, eds. Australian Popular Culture , Sydney : George Allen & Unwin, 210-221

1978

  • Australian Opinion Polls 1941-1977 (with T. W. Beed et al.) Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, x + 364pp; reprinted Port Melbourne: D W Thorpe, 1993, xiv + 345pp.

1977

  • 'The Referenda: Pollsters and Predictions' (with Terence W. Beed), Politics XII (2): 86-95; also published in Dean Jaensch, ed. The Politics of the "New Federalism" Adelaide : Australasian Political Studies Association.
  • 'Radio LANG', in Heather Radi and Peter Spearritt, eds. Jack Lang , Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 119-138, 258-262.
  • 'Select Bibliography' (with Peter Spearritt), in Heather Radi and Peter Spearritt, eds. Jack Lang , Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 284-294.
  • 'Explanations of Women's Voting', in Women and Politics Conference , Canberra : Australian Government Printing Service, 103-111.

1975

  • Women and Voting Studies: Mindless Matrons or Sexist Scientism? (with Elizabeth Reid) London and Beverly Hills : SAGE Professional Papers in Contemporary Political Sociology 08-008, 44pp. (Reprinted 1976).
  • 'Taking Up, Cutting Up and Putting Down', Labour History , No. 29: 78-87; also published in Ann Curthoys, Sue Eade and Peter Spearritt, eds. Women at Work , Canberra: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History.
  • 'The Concept of Preference in Voting Behaviour' (with Eleanor Langley and Helen South), Politics , 10: 44-54.
  • 'Rejoinder', Politics, 10: 57.
  • 'Women If Not Apolitical Then Conservative' (with Elizabeth Reid), in Janet Siltanen and Michelle Stanworth, eds. Women and the Public Sphere: A Critique of Sociology and Politics , London , Hutchinson , 1984, 122-136. (Reprinted from Goot and Reid, 1975).

1973

  • 'Uniform Swings and the Meaning of the Class Vote', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 9 (2): 73-75.
  • 'Growth and Decay: Party Support Between Elections', Politics , VIII (1): 265-271; also published in Henry Mayer, ed. Labor To Power , Sydney : Angus & Robertson on behalf of the Australasian Political Studies Association.

1972

  • 'Party Identification and Party Stability', British Journal of Political Science , 2 (1): 121-125.
  • 'Presidential Politics in Australia ? (with R. W. Connell), Australian Quarterly , 44: 188-200.
  • 'Science and Ideology in American "Political Socialisation" Research' (with R. W. Connell), Berkeley Journal of Sociology , Vol. XVII: 165-193.

1970

  • 'Red, White and Brown: Australian Attitudes to the World Since the Thirties', Australian Outlook , 24 (2): 188-200.

1969

  • Policies and Partisans: Australian Electoral Opinion 1941-1968 , Sydney : Occasional Monograph No. 1, Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Sydney , v + 219pp.
  • Australian Public Opinion Polls: Index 1941-1968 , Sydney : Occasional Monograph No. 2, Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Sydney , iv + 40pp
  • 'Parties of Initiative and Resistance: A Reply', Politics , IV: 84-99.
  • 'Beyond the Generation Gap', in Henry Mayer, ed. Australian Politics: A Second Reader , Melbourne: F. W. Cheshire, 153-175.