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            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World
              

            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brugmann, Jeb

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            Essential reading for the 21st century Are we transforming the planet into one massive global city? Urban migration and the rapid growth of cities are creating global change at a revolutionary scale. From Mumbai to Melbourne, we are facing global crises like climate change, epide...mics, widening poverty and terrorism.
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            ISBN 9780702236969
            Published AU 3 Aug 2009
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly: Quarterly Essay 57
              

            Dear Life: On Caring for the Elderly: Quarterly Essay 57 (Paperback, 57th edition)

            By Hitchcock, Karen

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            ISBN 9781863958165
            Published AU 28 Mar 2016
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Quarterly Essay
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            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood
               

            Mr Tulsi's Store: a Fijian Childhood: Memories of a Fijian Childhood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lal, Brij V.

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            A moving account of a young man's journey from rural beginnings to tertiary teaching, this is the biography of a man who came from Indo Fijian roots to become a Professor at Australia's National University.

            ISBN 9781740760072
            Published AU 1 Nov 2001
            Publisher Publishers Distribution Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific
              

            New Zealand and the EU: Austria in the South Pacific (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

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            This issue has a theme of Austria's relationship with the South Pacific with essays by James Braund, Hermann Muckler, Sascha Nolden and Hans-Peter Stoffel.

            ISBN 246505
            Published AU 6 Jan 2012
            Publisher Europe Institute
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series New Zealand & the EU
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            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation
              

            Reports from a wild country: Ethics of decolonisation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rose, Deborah Bird

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            Explores some of Australia's major ethical challenges. Written in the midst of rapid social and environmental change and in a time of uncertainty and division, this work offers stories and arguments for ethical choice and commitment. It focusses on reconciliation, between indigen...ous and 'Settler' peoples, and with nature.
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            ISBN 9780868407982
            Published AU 1 Oct 2004
            Publisher UNSW Press
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            The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean
             

            The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bamforth, Tom

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            An insightful account of the personal, societal and cultural experiences at the centre of the climate change crisis in the Pacific islands.

            ISBN 9781743793077
            Published AU 1 Jun 2019
            Publisher Hardie Grant Books
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            Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society

            Australia Reimagined: Towards a More Compassionate, Less Anxious Society (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mackay, Hugh

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            A courageous and passionately argued treatise on how we harness the power of the new era to create a stronger, fairer society.

            ISBN 9781743534823
            Published AU 24 Apr 2018
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Ethics of What We Eat

            The Ethics of What We Eat (Paperback)

            By Singer, Peter; Mason, Jim

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            The authors have discovered the link between food choices and human health, animal suffering and environmental degradation could shock and challenge you. Contains essential information on ethical, but practical shopping and dining. This edition may change the way your look at foo...d.
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            ISBN 9781921145872
            Published AU 29 Oct 2007
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            The Witches Are Coming

            The Witches Are Coming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By West, Lindy

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            From the very moment powerful men on top started falling to the #MeToo movement, the lamentations have been raging from every corner: this is feminism gone too far, this is injustice, this is a witch hunt. In The Witches Are Coming, firebrand author of the New York Times bestsell...ing memoir and now critically acclaimed Hulu TV series Shrill, Lindy West, turns that refrain on its head: FINE, IF YOU INSIST. THIS IS A WITCH HUNT. WE'RE WITCHES, AND WE'RE HUNTING YOU. In a laugh-out-loud, incisive cultural critique, West suggest that Americans reckon with the dark truths that they've long left unexamined. She writes, We were just a hair's breadth from electing America's first female president to succeed America's first black president. We weren't done, but we were doing it. And then, true to form--like the Balrog's whip catching Gandalf by his little gray bootie, like the husband in a Lifetime movie hissing, 'If I can't have you, no one can'--white American voters and the electoral college and a few Russian troll farms shoved an incompetent, racist con-man into the White House. West unpacks the complicated, and sometimes tragic, journey and politics of not being a white man in the 21st century. She tracks the misogyny and propaganda hidden (or not so hidden) in the media she and her peers devoured growing up, a buffet of distortions, delusions, prejudice and outright bullsh*t that has allowed white male mediocrity to maintain a death grip on American culture and politics. At once side-splittingly funny and irresistibly thought-provoking, The Witches Are Coming provides all the kindling to burn America's restrictive and outdated social norms to the ground. Lindy West lights the match.
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            ISBN 9781760875374
            Published AU 5 Nov 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Between The World And Me

            Between The World And Me (Trade Paperback / Paperback, UK ed.)

            By Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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            In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratificiation of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one, written on flesh: it is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violent...ly segregated to unite a nation after a civil war, and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and killed in the streets. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can America reckon with its fraught racial history? Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates' attempt to answer those questions, presented in the form of a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son - and readers - the story of his own awakening to the truth about history and race through a series of revelatory experiences: immersion in nationalist mythology as a child; engagement with history, poetry and love at Howard University; travels to Civil War battlefields and the South Side of Chicago; a journey to France that reorients his sense of the world; and pilgrimages to the homes of mothers whose children's lives have been taken as American plunder. Taken together, these stories map a winding path towards a kind of liberation - a journey from fear and confusion, to a full and honest understanding of the world as it is. Masterfully woven from lyrical personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Me offers a powerful new framework for understanding America's history and current crisis, and a transcendent vision for a way forward.
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            ISBN 9781925240702
            Published AU 16 Jul 2015
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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