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Researcher: Grube, DC (Associate Professor Dennis Grube)

Fields of Research

Political Science
Policy and Administration
Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations)
Public Administration
British History
Comparative Government and Politics
Public Policy
Australian Government and Politics
Consumer-Oriented Product or Service Development

Research Objectives

Government and Politics
Marketing
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Political Systems
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Understanding Australia's Past
Civics and Citizenship

Career Best Publications

A Very Public Search for Public Value: “Rhetorical Secretaries” in Westminster Jurisdictions; Public Administration
Presidents, Prime Ministers and Policy Rhetoric: The 'Credibility Gaps' of Woodrow Wilson and Kevin Rudd in the League of Nations and Climate Change Debates; Political Studies
Religion, Power and Parliament: Rothschild and Bradlaugh Revisited; History
Responsibility to be Enthusiastic? Public Servants and the Public Face of 'Promiscuous Partisanship; Governance (Online)

Research Publications

'An Invidious Position? The Public Dance of the Promiscuous Partisan; The Political Quarterly
'In Search of Society? The Limitations of Citizen-centred Governance; The Political Quarterly
'Public Voices from Anonymous Corridors: The Public Face of the Public Service in a Westminster System; Canadian Public Administration
'What the Secretary Said Next: 'Public Rhetorical Leadership' in the Australian Public Service; Australian Journal of Public Administration
A Very Public Search for Public Value: “Rhetorical Secretaries” in Westminster Jurisdictions; Public Administration
Administrative Learning or Political Blaming? Public Servants, Parliamentary Committees and the Drama of Public Accountability; Australian Journal of Political Science
At the Margins of Victorian Britain: Politics, Immorality and Britishness in the Nineteenth Century; I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Back to the Future: Rediscovering the Lost Arts of the Victorian Mandarin; Parliamentary Affairs: a journal of representative politics
Bureaucracy 2.0: Public Servants and Social Media in Comparative Perspective; 2014 Public Policy Network Conference
Civil Servants, Political History, and the Interpretation of Traditions; Historical Journal
Consuming Politics: How are Political Party Brands viewed by Australian Voters?; British Academy of Management Conference
Delivering public services: locality, learning and reciprocity in place based practice; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Historians and the Ripper; Europe - Divided or United?
How can Britishness be re-made?; The Political Quarterly
In Search of Society: The Limitations of Citizen-centred governance; Political Studies Association 63rd Annual International Conference
Is the Westminster System Broken Beyond Repair?; Governance
Languages of Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain. eds. D.Craig and J. Thompson
Political branding: a consumer perspective on Australian Political Parties; Party Politics
Political Branding: A Consumer Perspective on Australian Political Parties; Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference
Political Marketing
Political Marketing
Pollies are Learning our Lingo
Presidents, Prime Ministers and Policy Rhetoric: The 'Credibility Gaps' of Woodrow Wilson and Kevin Rudd in the League of Nations and Climate Change Debates; Political Studies
Prime Ministers and Political Narratives for Policy Change: Towards a Heuristic; Policy and Politics
Prime Ministers and Rhetorical Governance; Palgrave Macmillan
Promiscuously partisan? Public service impartiality and responsiveness in Westminster systems; Governance
Religion, Power and Parliament: Rothschild and Bradlaugh Revisited; History
Responsibility to be Enthusiastic? Public Servants and the Public Face of 'Promiscuous Partisanship; Governance (Online)
Rules, Prudence and Public Value: public servants and social media in comparative perspective; Government and Opposition
Speech Cycle? “Election-defining rhetoric” in Westminster democracies; Australian Journal of Political Science
Sticky words? Towards a theory of rhetorical path dependency; Australian Journal of Political Science
The gilded cage: Rhetorical path dependency in Australian politics; Studies in Australian Political Rhetoric
The Law and Minority Groups in Nineteenth-Century Britain
The Osmotherly Rules in Historical Perspective; Political Studies Association, 64th Annual International Conference
The Rhetorical Framing of Policy Intervention; Australian Journal of Political Science
The Rhetorical Prime Minister in Comparative Perspective; Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference

Research Projects

Consuming Politics: How Voters Respond to Political Brands; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Remembering How to Lead: Building institutional memory of 'leadership learnings' in collaborative governance environments; The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)
The Public Face of the Public Service: The significance of public bureaucratic leadership in Westminster systems; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision