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Biography

Zareh Ghazarian is a political scientist in the School of Social Sciences and co-author of Australian Politics for Dummies.  His latest book is The Making of a Party System: Minor Parties in the Australian Senate.

Zareh has published widely in the field of Australian politics and is a leading commentator in the media. His teaching and research interests including political parties, public policy, political knowledge, politics and the media and political leadership.

Zareh is also on Twitter @ZarehGhazarian

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2006 2019

Research Output 2006 2019

Young People, Political Knowledge and the Future of Australian Democracy

Ghazarian, Z. & Laughland-Booy, J. M., Jan 2019, Australian Quarterly, 90, 1, p. 38-43 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

Defying expectations: what leader insurgencies reveal about media and party incapacity in the time of ‘audience democracy’

Walter, J. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, In : Media International Australia. 167, 1, p. 13-26 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Localism, diversity and volatility: the 2016 Australian federal election and the 'rise' of populism

Economou, N. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, In : Australasian Parliamentary Review. 33, 1, p. 134-155 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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The 2017 New Zealand election: an Australian view

Economou, N. & Ghazarian, Z., 2018, Stardust and Substance: The New Zealand General Election of 2017. Levine, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Wellington NZ: Victoria University Press, p. 92-98 7 p. (VUP series of New Zealand election studies ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

The voting strategies of young people: a conceptual framework

Laughland-Booÿ, J., Skrbiš, Z. & Ghazarian, Z., 3 Apr 2018, In : Australian Journal of Political Science. 53, 2, p. 143-159 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2015 2018

  • 2 Peer review responsibility
  • 1 Committees and working groups
  • 1 Appointments or secondments to industry
  • 1 Consultancy

Routledge (Publisher)

Zareh Ghazarian (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (External organisation)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsAppointments or secondments to industry

Young people and political engagement in the City of Frankston (Event)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
20 Sep 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsConsultancy

Routledge (Publisher)

Zareh Ghazarian (Peer reviewer)
2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Member, Advisory Panel on Australian Politics (National Politics)

Zareh Ghazarian (Member)
2015 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Press / Media

Schools are not adequately preparing young Australians to participate in our democracy

Zareh Ghazarian, Jacqueline Laughland-Booy & Zlatko Skrbis

13/12/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Young Australians are engaged in political issues, but unsure how democracy works

Zareh Ghazarian, Jacqueline Laughland-Booy & Zlatko Skrbis

28/09/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment