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            Indigenous People and Criminal Justice
              

            Indigenous People and Criminal Justice (PDF ebook – 445th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make up 2% of Australians, yet constitute over a quarter of the prison population. This book examines the latest research on indigenous imprisonment rates, and reviews progress on addressing Aboriginal deaths in custody and youth detention r...eform. How can governments reduce over-incarceration and work with communities to implement interventions? What will it take to unlock the problems of indigenous inequality in the criminal justice system? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339918
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            Published AU 25 Jul 2019
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            Poverty and Inequality in Australia
              

            Poverty and Inequality in Australia (PDF ebook – 446th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Australia has experienced record economic growth over the last quarter century. Yet, there is growing debate about the distribution of benefits from this growth, and the extent to which inequality is increasing. How are poverty and inequality measured in Australia; what are the f...eatures of deprivation experienced by people living with entrenched economic disadvantage? How do we tackle economic disadvantage and poverty, and promote fairness and opportunity for all? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339932
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            Published AU 25 Jul 2019
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            Pornography and its Harms
              

            Pornography and its Harms (PDF ebook – 439th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            How do young people navigate the risks and realities of exposure to explicit content? This resource sensitively handles topics including sexting, image-based abuse, parental controls and communication with teens. It also explores interventions and initiatives aimed at educators, ...parents and young people to address the harms of pornography. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339796
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Plastic Pollution
              

            Plastic Pollution (PDF ebook – 440th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Plastic pollution has become an epidemic, afflicting land, waterways, coastlines and oceans. How can we reduce the amount of plastic waste, increase recycling and minimise impacts on the environment? What are governments, industry, retailers and consumers doing to eliminate the u...se of plastic packaging to reduce landfill waste and ocean pollution?Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339819
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Global Poverty and Wealth Inequality
              

            Global Poverty and Wealth Inequality (PDF ebook – 441st edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            More than 790 million people live in extreme poverty. Why is there still so much poverty in the world; how is it measured; and what is being done to end poverty in all its forms everywhere? Global income and wealth inequality is on the rise. What are its causes and how can we red...uce inequality within and among countries? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339833
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Reproductive Ethics
              

            Reproductive Ethics (PDF ebook – 442nd edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Explores ethical concerns and opinions on issues involving assisted reproductive technology including IVF; egg and sperm donation; egg freezing; preimplantation genetic screening; sex selection; and surrogacy. Are Australian guidelines and laws in step with the many ways we can n...ow reproduce ourselves? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339857
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Stolen Generations and the Way Ahead
              

            Stolen Generations and the Way Ahead (PDF ebook – 437th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Examines past government practices of forced child removal and assimilation of indigenous children. What is the nation's current plan for healing the pain of the Stolen Generations? Are we any closer to needs-based funding and a financial redress scheme, dealing with intergenerat...ional trauma and establishing a policy response? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339758
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Gambling Issues
              

            Gambling Issues (PDF ebook – 438th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            This title reveals the various major forms of gambling activity and expenditure in Australia; explores the issues involved in dealing with problem gambling; and investigates gambling advertising and its impacts on young people. Why are Australians the world's biggest gamblers? Ar...e we really winning against the odds? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339772
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            Published AU 25 Jan 2019
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            Animal Rights and Welfare
              

            Animal Rights and Welfare (PDF ebook)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and expl...oit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific research, entertainment, sport and companionship. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922084774
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            Published AU 20 Apr 2015
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            Stress and Young People
              

            Stress and Young People (PDF ebook – 447th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            A useful guide aimed at helping Australian teenagers and young people to identify and understand stress and its impacts on their mental and physical health. This book features a range of tips, strategies and tools for managing and reducing stress, including relaxation techniques ...and a chapter dedicated to handling exam and study stress. Learn how to stress less and be at your best under pressure. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339956
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            Published AU 25 Jul 2019
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