dc.contributor.author Markey, R
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22T03:11:05Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22T03:11:06Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22T03:11:14Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22T03:11:26Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-22T03:11:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22T03:11:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22T03:11:06Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22T03:11:14Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22T03:11:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-22T03:11:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2008
dc.date.issued 2012-03-22
dc.identifier.citation Labour History, vol.95pp.69 - 95
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3507
dc.description.abstract The New Zealand Labour Party (NZLP) and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) share many similarities in terms of their ideology, support base and electoral performance. Labour and ideas travelled regularly between New Zealand and Australia. Australian influence was evident in the early NZLP leadership, and New Zealand influenced ALP policy regarding arbitration and age pensions. Subsequently, the NZLP and ALP have enjoyed similar national electoral records and followed broadly similar policies. However, there were always important divergences, particularly in terms of the timing of consolidation and formation of government, the impact of different state structures, the degree of support from farmers, and racial policy. This article surveys the parameters of the shared experience through examining the two parties' political and social environments, their support bases and their ideology and policy.
dc.publisher AUT University
dc.publisher The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History
dc.relation.replaces http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3503
dc.relation.replaces 10292/3503
dc.relation.replaces http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3504
dc.relation.replaces 10292/3504
dc.relation.replaces http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3505
dc.relation.replaces 10292/3505
dc.relation.replaces http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3506
dc.relation.replaces 10292/3506
dc.relation.uri http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/lab/95/markey1.html
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dc.title An antipodean phenomenon: comparing the Labo(u)r Party in New Zealand and Australia
dc.type Journal Article
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess

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