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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.
Edited by Lenore Manderson
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.
Jean I. Martin
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.
Edited by Isobel White, Diane Barwick and Betty Meehan
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.
David Cousins and John Nieuwenhuysen
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.
Ann Game and Rosemary Pringle
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.
RW Connell, Dean Ashenden, Sandra Kessler and Gary Dowsett
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.
Stephen Tuck, Imaobong Umoren
A balanced, lucid account of one of the most important political movements since of the last 100 years - the American civil rights movement.