Journal article

The Hayne Royal Commission - just another piece of official discourse?

George Gilligan

LAW AND FINANCIAL MARKETS REVIEW | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

The institutions of the state and those individuals, and/or groups, who manage and/or operate within them are engaged in ongoing production of information and knowledge. These information/knowledge production processes and structures can operate anywhere along a continuum of overt to covert, helping to shape the cultures, systems and societies in which they are situated. Official discourse is a generic label for the information and knowledge that is produced. At any given time, there may be a multitude of mechanisms of official discourse at work in any jurisdiction that are shaped by prevailing political, economic, social, cultural and historical influences. This article considers royal comm..

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