Academic & Professional

Winners and Losers

Stuart Macintyre

Format: Paperback

NZD $22.99

For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy.

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Australian Ways

Edited by Lenore Manderson

Format: Paperback

NZD $19.99

This collection illustrates the richness of data and analysis born of the anthropological study of contemporary white Australian society. Inspired by the need to demonstrate the especial skills and insights of anthropology when brought to bear on familiar 'everyday' data, Australian Ways will be of interest to anyone curious about the colour and diversity of Australian life.

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The Migrant Presence

Jean I. Martin

Format: Paperback

NZD $19.99

The Migrant Presence examines the way in which Australian institutions have responded to the influx of migrants of non-Anglo-Saxon origin, tracing the decline of assimilationist philosophy and the rising trend of migrants asserting their rights and dignity as legitimate minorities in an ethnically plural society.

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Fighters and Singers

Edited by Isobel White, Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan

Format: Paperback

NZD $32.99

The literature on Australian Aborigines is vast, but much of it is strangely silent about the experiences and activities of women. This collection of stories of the eventful lives and strong characters of a number of Aboriginal women offers a more intimate and personal view.

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Aboriginals and the Mining Industry

David Cousins and John Nieuwenhuysen

Format: Paperback

NZD $22.99

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry reviews the participation of Aborigines in mining company employment. It examines the contribution of land rights legislation to protecting Aboriginal interests, and it asks how far the growth of mining in remote parts of Australia has aided the economic development of Aboriginal groups living there. Detailed case studies of mining projects are included.

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Gender at Work

Ann Game and Rosemary Pringle

Format: Paperback

NZD $32.99

Gender at Work presents an account of how six fields of work have changed since WWII with regard to the inter-related themes of gender and sexuality, the organisation of work, and the impact of technological change.

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Making the Difference

RW Connell, Dean Ashenden, Sandra Kessler and Gary Dowsett

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

Making the Difference draws on a detailed study of the schools and homes of the powerful and the wealthy, and of the ordinary wage-earner. It is a path-breaking combination of theory, research and politics.

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Inventing Australia

Richard White

Format: Paperback

NZD $39.99

To be 'Australian': what can that mean? This influential Australian history sets out to find the answers by tracing the images we have used to describe our land and our people.

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The American Civil Rights Movement (All You Need to Know)

Stephen Tuck, Imaobong Umoren

Format: Paperback

NZD $22.99

A balanced, lucid account of one of the most important political movements since of the last 100 years - the American civil rights movement.

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