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Book review: ‘Can Do: Campbell Newman and the Challenge of Reform’

Roger Scott reviews the biography of Campbell Newman, written by Gavin King, published by Connor Court Publishing, 2015.

Scott concludes his review:

Overall, scholars interested in Queensland politics will not be able to avoid reading the book, and students of leadership will also find it interesting, even instructive, as will students of media management. More depth and balance can be found in the LNP’s own analysis by Rob Borbidge and Joan Sheldon, and in articles by Paul Williams from Griffith University who publishes regularly in the Courier Mail and in more scholarly journals. Students can also find value in the extensive analyses of the Newman era and the two most recent State elections which are located as Research Studies on the TJRyan Foundation web-site. But I would say that, wouldn’t I?

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