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Dr Bryce Edwards

Dr Bryce EdwardsPhD (Cant)
BAHons (Cant)


Bryce joined the Politics department in 2007 as his first academic position, teaching New Zealand politics, public policy, and public management. His other research interests include political parties, elections, social inequality, class, political movements, political finance, political communication, e-politics, and sociology.

Prior to teaching, Bryce worked as a policy analyst in government departments in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

His PhD, completed in 2003, was on Political Parties in New Zealand: A Study of Ideological and Organisational Transformation.

Bryce has extensively researched political finance in New Zealand, and is currently working on a book about the history of political finance in New Zealand up to and including the first year of the Electoral Finance Act in operation.


Contact details

Room 4N6, 4th floor, Arts (Burns) Building
Tel +64 3 479 5091
Email bryce.edwards@otago.ac.nz
Office hours - Wednesday 3.00-5.00pm
Research day - Monday

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Publications

Edwards, B. (2008). New Zealand. European Journal of Political Research, 47(7-8), 1079-1088. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00803.x

Edwards, B. (2008). Political finance and inequality in New Zealand. New Zealand Sociology, 23(2), 4-17.

Edwards, B. (2010). 2008: The impact of the Electoral Finance Act. In S. Levine & N. S. Roberts (Eds.), Key to victory: The New Zealand general election of 2008. (pp. 238-253). Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University Press.

Edwards, B., & Moore, J. (2009). Hegemony and the culturalist state ideology in New Zealand. In R. Openshaw & E. Rata (Eds.), The politics of conformity in New Zealand. (pp. 45-62). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

Edwards, B. (2010). Minor parties. In R. Miller (Ed.), New Zealand government & politics. (5th ed.) (pp. 522-536). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Edwards, B. (2015). The micro parties. In J. Hayward (Ed.), New Zealand government and politics. (6th ed.) (pp. 261-270). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Edwards, B. (2010). Minor parties. In R. Miller (Ed.), New Zealand government & politics. (5th ed.) (pp. 522-536). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press.

Edwards, B. (2010). 2008: The impact of the Electoral Finance Act. In S. Levine & N. S. Roberts (Eds.), Key to victory: The New Zealand general election of 2008. (pp. 238-253). Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University Press.

Edwards, B., & Moore, J. (2009). Hegemony and the culturalist state ideology in New Zealand. In R. Openshaw & E. Rata (Eds.), The politics of conformity in New Zealand. (pp. 45-62). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

Edwards, B. (2009). Party strategy in the 2008 election. In C. Rudd, J. Hayward & G. Craig (Eds.), Informing voters? Politics, media and the New Zealand election 2008. (pp. 13-32). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson.

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Journal - Research Article

Edwards, B., & Lomax, N. (2012). ‘For a richer New Zealand’: Environmentalism and the Green Party in the 2011 New Zealand general election. Environmental Politics, 21(6), 994-1000. doi: 10.1080/09644016.2012.724219

Edwards, B. (2011). New Zealand. European Journal of Political Research, 50(7-8), 1077-1083. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2011.02035.x

Edwards, B. (2009). New Zealand. European Journal of Political Research, 48(7-8), 1052-1066. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2009.01865.x

Edwards, B. (2008). New Zealand. European Journal of Political Research, 47(7-8), 1079-1088. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6765.2008.00803.x

Edwards, B. (2008). Political finance and inequality in New Zealand. New Zealand Sociology, 23(2), 4-17.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Edwards, B. (2008). Political finance in Southern Europe and New Zealand. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Studies Association. (pp. 25). Retrieved from http://www.nzsa.co.uk/conferences.htm

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Edwards, B. (2009, November-December). The changing nature of ideological conflict in New Zealand electoral politics (1996-2008): The rush to the centre & the rise of post-materialist issues. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Political Studies Association (NZPSA) Annual Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Edwards, B. (2007, August). Political party funding in New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Transparency International New Zealand, including Bond, S., Edwards, B., & Mednis, K. (2013). Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System assessment. Wellington, New Zealand: Transparency International New Zealand. 370p.

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