After working as a sociologist in Britain, Barry Hindess joined the Australian National University (ANU) in 1987, later moving to ANU’s Research School of Social Sciences, where he learned to pass as a political scientist and developed his interests in post-colonialism and the legacies of liberalism and empire. He is now an Emeritus Professor in ANU’s School of Politics and International Relations. His publications include Discourses of Power: from Hobbes to Foucault, Governing Australia (with Mitchell Dean), Corruption and Democracy in Australia, Us and them: elites and anti-elitism in Australia (with Marian Sawer) and Governments, NGOs and Anti-Corruption: the new integrity warriors (with Luis de Sousa and Peter Larmour).
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