Publications

Did You Just Say What I Thought You Said? Talking About Genes, Identity And Information

Author(s): Henschke, A
Date of publication: 2015
Publication type: Research

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British Military Withdrawal from South-East Asia and the Rise of Regional Cooperation, 1964-1973

Author(s): Thompson, S
Date of publication: 2015
Publication type: Research

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Leadership and Dependency: Indonesia’s Regional and Global Role, 1945-1975

Author(s): Thompson, S
Date of publication: 2015
Publication type: Research

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Sectarian violence: the threat to Australia

Author(s): Shanahan, R
Date of publication: 2014
Publication type: Policy

The NSC’s seventh Occasional Paper discussed the threat to Australia from Islamic extremism and returned foreign fighters. Religiously motivated violence has stood as one of Australia’s primary national security concerns for more than a decade. Religious intolerance has led to the deaths of...

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Occasional Paper 6 cover
Occasional Paper 6 cover

Cyber security: mapping the ethical terrain

Author(s): Evans, N. Ford, S.B. Gastineau A. Henschke A. Keelty, M. West J.
Date of publication: 2014
Publication type: Policy

In the NSC’s sixth Occasional Paper, the authors demonstrate that managing the risks of cyber security involves trade-offs: between security and privacy; individual rights and the good of a society; and between the types of burdens placed on particular groups in order to protect others. Cyber-...

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Framing the Policy Analysis of OECD and Australian VET Interaction: Two Heuristics of Policy Transfer.

Author(s): Legrand, T. Vas, C
Date of publication: 2014
Publication type: Research

This article considers the recent refurbishment of Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) policy and highlights the substantial, though unacknowledged, influence of OECD ideas thereupon. It claims that this case study strengthens policy transfer analysts’ understanding of the role of...

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Indonesia’s Ascent: Power, Leadership, and The Regional Order
Indonesia’s Ascent: Power, Leadership, and The Regional Order

Indonesia at home and abroad - Economics, politics, and security

Author(s): Sebastian, L. D Habir, A. Roberts, C.
Date of publication: 2014
Publication type: Policy

This series of NSC Issue Briefs investigated the prospects, challenges and opportunities associated with Indonesia’s ascent in the political-security, economic and socio-cultural spheres. As Indonesia’s economy grows, it is increasingly referenced as a rising middle power and there is mounting...

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Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis

Author(s): Henschke, A
Date of publication: 2014
Publication type: Research

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Unmanned Drones and the Ethics of War
Unmanned Drones and the Ethics of War

Unmanned Drones and the Ethics of War

Author(s): Enemark, C
Date of publication: 2013
Publication type: Research

This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary extensions and alternatives to the just war tradition in the field of the ethics of war. The modern history of just war has typically assumed the primacy of four particular elements: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, the state actor, and...

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