Dr Diana Perche
Senior Lecturer

Dr Diana Perche

BA (Hons), MPP, PhD

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Dr Diana Perche's research areas include public policy theory, historical analysis of policy development, the politics of evaluation, and the use of evidence in policy formulation and implementation. Her research currently focuses on participation of First Nations in Australian politics and policy-making, and the ways in which governments use evidence and ideology to design public policy affecting or targeting Indigenous people in Australia.

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Perche D; O'Neil J, 2019, 'Indigenous politics', in Chen P; Barry N; Butcher J; Clune D; Cook I; Garnier A; Haigh Y; Motta SC; Taflaga M (ed.), Australian Politics and Policy, Sydney University Press, pp. 390 - 411, http://dx.doi.org/10.30722/sup.9781743326671
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Perche D, 2018, ''ignore us at your peril, because we vote too': Indigenous Policy', in Double Disillusion: The 2016 Australian Federal Election, pp. 619 - 640, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/DD.04.2018
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Perche DE, 2017, 'Economic rationalism and Indigenous affairs: the project of "normalisation"', in Yeatman A (ed.), Economic Rationalism in Canberra Twenty-Five Years On - five essays, edn. Working Papers in the Human Rights and Public Life Program, Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University, pp. 39 - 45, https://www.flipsnack.com/Whitlam/economic-rationalism-in-canberra-25-years-on.html
  • Journal articles | 2018
    Perche D, 2018, 'Recalibrating the machinery of government forIndigenous affairs: Towards a new policy design for self-determination', Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 77, pp. S28 - S36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12356
    Journal articles | 2018
    Perche D; Yeatman A, 2018, 'Taking ‘a rightful place in our own country’:Indigenous self-determination and the Australian people: A symposium', Australian Journal of Public Administration, pp. S2 - S4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8500.12352
  • Other | 2018
    Perche D; Yeatman A (ed.), 2018, Taking ‘a rightful place in our own country’: Indigenous self‐determination and the Australian people: a Symposium, Wiley, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/toc/14678500/2018/77/S1

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