John Kane

John Kane is Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University and Deputy Director of the Griffith’s Research Centre for Governance and Public Policy. He works in the fields of political theory, political leadership, political history and public management. He has twice been visiting Professor to the Department of Political Science at Yale University and has written numerous articles on politics and political theory in international journals. He is the author of The Politics of Moral Capital (Cambridge University Press, 2001), and co-editor (with Wayne Hudson) of Rethinking Australian Citizenship (Cambridge University Press, 2000). His latest book is Virtue and Power: The Persistent Moral Dilemma of U.S. Foreign Policy (Yale University Press, 2008).


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Dissident Democrats
Palgrave Series in Asian Governance
Edited by John Kane, Haig Patapan, and Benjamin Wong
Palgrave Macmillan

Dissident democratic leaders are exceptional individuals who risk much trying to advance the cause of democracy in authoritarian regimes. This unique and...


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The Human Alphabet

Pilobolus, Photographs by John Kane
Roaring Brook Press

The company's dancers join limbs, twist, and grip to form 26 letters-- an alphabet made of the human body, captured in glorious color photographs. Alongside...


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