Behind Closed Doors: Politics, Scandals and the Lobbying Industry
John Warhurst

Paperback | Sep 2007 | UNSW Press | 9780868408798 | 96pp | 234x153mm | GEN | AUD$16.95, NZD$21.99

In Behind Closed Doors John Warhurst, an observer of the lobbying industry for thirty years, describes its growing size and importance in Australia. He looks at the many ways in which lobbyists attempt to influence politicians and other decision makers, and assesses their positive and negative roles in the political system.