2011 John Button Prize Shortlist

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The shortlist for the 2011 John Button Prize has been announced.  "The John Button Prize seeks to enhance the quality of public policy writing and debate in Australia" and is named after the late Victorian Labour Senator.

The shortlisted works are:

Power Shift: Australia's Future Between Washington and Beijing, Hugh White (Quarterly Essay)
There Goes the Neighbourhood: Australia and the Rise of Asia, Michael Wesley (UNSW Press)
Trivial Pursuit: Leadership and the End of the Reform Era, George Megalogenis (Quarterly Essay)
Successful Reform: Past Lessons, Future Challanges, Gary Banks (speech)

The winner will be announced on August 27 following the John Button Oration to be presented by retired High Court judge Michael Kirby during the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

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