Books

In Our Time

Verity Burgmann

Format: Paperback

NZD $35.00

In Our Time examines Australian loyalties to socialist agitators at the end of the nineteenth century and challenges the accepted versions of the social and political ferment which gave rise to the labour movement and its parliamentary expression, the Labor parties.

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The Migrant Presence

Jean I. Martin

Format: Paperback

NZD $21.99

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 $35.00

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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Heroin Annie

Peter Corris

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

A collection of gripping short stories in the Cliff Hardy series from highly successful Australian crime fiction writer, Peter Corris.

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Aboriginals and the Mining Industry

David Cousins and John Nieuwenhuysen

Format: Paperback

NZD $24.99

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 $35.00

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 $26.99

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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Bereaved Parent

Harriet Sarnoff Schiff

NZD $24.99

Is there any more tragic experience that a parent can suffer than the death of a child? A sensitive and comprehensive guide, this is the most recommended book for parents seeking help at a time when their world seems to have fallen apart.

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Realms of the Human Unconscious

Stanislav Grof

NZD $36.99

An expert in non-ordinary states of consciousness presents groundbreaking research into LSD.

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Reading Groups

It's a great time to be in a reading group! Discover new titles and books you might not normally pick up and buy, or re-examine books you already know and love. You can make your reading experience richer and more rewarding by being a member of a reading group and meeting others who are interested in sharing their reading experience. ... find out more