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            Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia
             

            Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia (Hardback)

            By Cooley, Alexander A.; Heathershaw, John

            • RRP: $54.99
            • $54.99
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            A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power and wealth throughout the West

            ISBN 9780300208443
            Released AU 15 Feb 2017
            Publisher Yale University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

            On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Klein, Naomi

            • RRP: $29.99
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            The fight for a green world is the fight of our lives. And with On Fire, Naomi Klein gives us the ammunition to do it. In frank, personal terms, she shows us how the only way forward out of a polluted world of our own making is only through policy reform - a concrete set of actio...ns to combat the mounting threat of total environmental catastrophe. What's needed, she argues, is something with radical verve and guaranteed protections: in other words, a New Deal. On Fire finds Klein at her most canny and prophetic, and the stakes of our imperiled global situation higher than ever before. In wide-ranging essays reporting from varying stages of ecological crisis - from prescient clarion calls from years ago to our panicked present - Klein wakes us up from our environmental sleepwalk and sets us on a course of potent, necessary action.
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            ISBN 9780241410738
            Released AU 17 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Little Book of Economics
             

            The Little Book of Economics (Paperback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $16.99
            • $12.74
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            • Pub Date
              21 Jul 20

            Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts clearly and simply, this book examines the economic forces that shape all our lives. From the earliest forms of currency to the Industrial Revolution, and from the birth of the stock market to free-market capit...alism and globalized trade, The Little Book of Economics brings economic theory and the work of key economists to life. Journeying through centuries of economic thought, it is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to the subject. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK's Big Ideas series, The Little Book of Economics offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics in a portable format that is perfect for reading on the go.
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            ISBN 9780241426449
            Released AU 21 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Little Book of Politics
             

            The Little Book of Politics (Paperback)

            By DK

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            • Pub Date
              21 Jul 20

            Packed with infographics and flowcharts that explain complex concepts in a simple but exciting way, this book is the perfect pocket-sized introduction to politics and political thought. From the origins of democracy to Machiavelli's cunning statecraft, Rousseau's social contract ...to the American Declaration of Independence, Marxist communism, the dawn of populism, and identity politics, The Little Book of Politics examines the philosophies behind the different political beliefs and methods of government used around the world over the course of human history. One of a series of new, compact sister titles to DK's Big Ideas series, The Little Book of Politics offers you the same combination of clear text and hard-working infographics in a portable format that is perfect for reading on the go.
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            ISBN 9780241426432
            Released AU 21 Jul 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

            The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties (Paperback)

            By Collier, Paul

            • RRP: $22.99
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            'This is a beautifully written and important book. Read it' Martin Wolf, Financial Times From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it Deep new rifts are tearing apart the... fabric of Britain and other Western societies: thriving cities versus the provinces, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy versus developing countries. As these divides deepen, we have lost the sense of ethical obligation to others that was crucial to the rise of post-war social democracy. So far these rifts have been answered only by the revivalist ideologies of populism and socialism, leading to the seismic upheavals of Trump, Brexit and the return of the far right in Germany. We have heard many critiques of capitalism but no one has laid out a realistic way to fix it, until now. In a passionate and polemical book, celebrated economist Paul Collier outlines brilliantly original and ethical ways of healing these rifts - economic, social and cultural - with the cool head of pragmatism, rather than the fervour of ideological revivalism. He reveals how he has personally lived across these three divides, moving from working-class Sheffield to hyper-competitive Oxford, and working between Britain and Africa, and acknowledges some of the failings of his profession. Drawing on his own solutions as well as ideas from some of the world's most distinguished social scientists, he shows us how to save capitalism from itself - and free ourselves from the intellectual baggage of the 20th century. These times are in desperate need of Paul Collier's insights. The Future of Capitalism restores common sense to our views of morality, as it also describes their critical role in what makes families, organizations, and nations work. It is the most revolutionary work of social science since Keynes. Let's hope it will also be the most influential - George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics,
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            ISBN 9780141987255
            Released AU 20 Jul 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Governing Social Protection in the Long Term: Social Policy and Employment Relations in Australia and New Zealand
               

            Governing Social Protection in the Long Term: Social Policy and Employment Relations in Australia and New Zealand (Hardback, 1st ed. 2020)

            By Ramia, Gaby

            • RRP: $179.00
            • $179.00
            • Pub Date
              8 Jun 20

            This book examines the comparative evolution of social protection in Australia and New Zealand from 1890 to the present day, focusing on the relationship between employment relations and social policy.

            ISBN 9783030420536
            Released AU 8 Jun 2020
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Global Dynamics of Social Policy
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            Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China's Workers
              

            Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China's Workers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chan, Jenny; Selden, Mark; Pun, Ngai

            • RRP: $37.99
            • $37.99
            • Pub Date
              18 Jun 20

            Portrays the lives and struggles of a new generation of Chinese workers confronting the Apple-Foxconn empire and the Chinese state.

            ISBN 9781642591248
            Released AU 18 Jun 2020
            Publisher Haymarket Books
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 18 Jun 2020
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            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters
              

            People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters (Paperback)

            By Morrison, Philip S.

            • RRP: $13.50
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            • Pub Date
              10 Aug 20

            Where we live impacts our wellbeing - and so is a crucial element in public policy. This book provides an analysis of the research thus far and points to ways in which we can improve everyone's wellbeing through an awareness of the influence of geography.

            ISBN 9781988545837
            Published AU 10 Aug 2020
            Publisher Bridget Williams Books
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series BWB Texts
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            Kicking The Tyres: The New Zealand General Election and Electoral Referendum of 2011
              

            Kicking The Tyres: The New Zealand General Election and Electoral Referendum of 2011 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Johannsson, Jon; Levine, Stephen

            • RRP: $46.99
            • $37.59
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            "The All Blacks had last won the Rugby World Cup in 1987, when Prime Minister David Lange and the Labour team likewise scored a convincing victory. In 2011, New Zealand again hosted the Rugby World Cup, and once again two national teams emerged triumphant - the All Blacks, led by... captain Richie McCaw, and the National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key. This book tells the story of this 2011 election, set against the backdrop of a country caught up in rugby heroics and the aftermath of several life-changing natural disasters. It's the story of an odd campaign - of leaders' debates where the most memorable line, 'show me the money!', comes from a Hollywood movie; and of a meeting for a 'cup of tea', intended to promote the return to Parliament of one party, ACT, which ends up igniting the re-entry to Parliament of another, New Zealand First. It's the story of an election that winds up toppling two party leaders (Labour's Phil Goff and ACT's Don Brash) and ends, at last, the three-year political honeymoon of a third, John Key, even as he wins another term. Kicking the Tyres includes among its authors some of the winners of the 2011 election - New Zealand First's Winston Peters; the Greens' Metiria Turei; National's Steven Joyce; United Future's Peter Dunne; and the Greens' Mojo Mathers. What went wrong is the subject of chapters written by participants from other parties, including Labour's Grant Robertson and high-ranking candidates from the Maori Party, Mana and ACT. Kicking the Tyres views the campaign and the election from a variety of angles and perspectives. New Zealand's wittiest political commentator, Jane Clifton, writes about 'the worm' and other inanities of 2011. Jon Johansson and Colin James discuss John Key's leadership and the impact of the Pike River mine disaster and the Christchurch earthquakes on the government and the country. Other contributors examine the images and 'brands' of New Zealand's political parties and their leaders; the role of Fac
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            ISBN 9780864738349
            Published AU 12 Jul 2012
            Publisher Victoria University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia
             

            The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Print on Demand ed.)

            Edited by Stewart, Bob

            • RRP: $49.99
            • $49.99
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            Offers for the first time comparative analysis of the football codes that dominate Australian sport and, some say life. Contributors, all experts in their field use cultural and economic theory, sports history and case studies to give a broad understanding of the origins and deve...lopment of football and relationships between each code.
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            ISBN 9780522853667
            Published AU 20 Aug 2007
            Publisher Melbourne University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Academic Monographs
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