Docherty, James C(airns)

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DOCHERTY, James C(airns)

DOCHERTY, James C(airns). Australian, b. 1949. Genres: History. Career: Australian National University, Canberra, research assistant for Australian Dictionary of Biography, 1974, research assistant in political science, 1974, 1977; Australian federal government, Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1978-79, Department of Industrial Relations, Canberra, 1984-96, Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, 1996-. Monash University, honorary research associate at National Centre for Australian Studies, 1990-96. Publications: Selected Social Statistics of New South Wales, 1861-1976 (monograph), 1982; Newcastle: The Making of an Australian City, 1983; (consultant and contrib.) Australians: Historical Statistics, ed. by W. Vamplew, 1987; Historical Dictionary of Australia, 1992, rev. ed., 1999; (ed. with D. Peetz and A. Preston, and contrib.) Workplace Bargaining in the International Context: First Report of the Workplace Bargaining Research Project, 1993; A Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor, 1996, rev. ed., 2003; Historical Dictionary of Socialism, 1997. Address: 59 Devonport St, Lyons, ACT 2606, Australia.