“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear.” (George Orwell)

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  • Interpretive Workshop


    We ran the first Interpretive Political Science Workshop post-Covid-19 on 26-28 October 2022. Here are the course members in all their glory!

  • Core Executives


    I have just published three chapters in: Kristoffer Kolltveit and Richard Shaw (Eds.) Core Executives in a Comparative Perspective: Governing in Complex Times. Houndmills, Basingstoke: [Read More…]

Current Research

Current research being undertaken by R.A.W Rhodes

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    Rhodes, R. A. W. The Prime Ministerial Court: Conservative Statecraft in the Twenty-first Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Court politics is about who in British [Read More…]

R.A.W Rhodes: in Discussion

Prime Minister and Cabinet

This conversation with Dennis is Grube took place in the the Department of Politics and International Relations, Griffith Business School, Brisbane, Australia on the 23rd November 2012. It is for the course on ’Power at the Center‘, part of the Master‘s in Public Administration. It covers such topics as the Westminster model of Cabinet Government, the presidentialization debate, the core executive thesis and court politics.

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R.A.W (Rod) Rhodes, Professor of Government