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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

            • RRP: $34.99
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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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            The Expendables: How the middle class got screwed by globalisation

            The Expendables: How the middle class got screwed by globalisation (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rubin, Jeff

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            A provocative, far-reaching account of how the middle class got stuck with the bill for globalisation, and how the blowback - from Brexit to Trump to populist Europe - will change the developed world. Real wages have not risen much for decades. Union membership has collapsed. Ful...l-time employment is beginning to look like a quaint idea from the distant past. Falling tariffs, low interest rates, global deregulation, and tax policies that benefit the rich have all had the same effect- the erosion of the middle class. Bestselling author Jeff Rubin argues that all this was foreseeable back when major Western countries started to believe their own propaganda about free trade, and especially when they allowed China to exploit weaknesses in the trading system they devised. The result, growing global inequality, is a problem of our own making. And solving it won't be easy if we draw on the same ideas about capital and labour, right and left, that led us to this cliff. Articulating a vision that, remarkably, dovetails with the ideas of both Naomi Klein and Donald Trump, The Expendables is an exhilaratingly fresh perspective that is at once humane and irascible, fearless and rigorous, and most importantly, timely. GDP is growing, the stock market is up, and unemployment is down, but the surprise of this book is that even the good news is good for only 1 per cent of us. Praise for Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller- 'The book is a great read, and one that should be required for anyone with a long-term interest in ... energy, transportation, manufacturing or agriculture.' -The Globe and Mail 'Jeff Rubin is not your typical eggheaded senior economist ... And the controversy that has dogged his work is about to hit the boiling point ... So get set. If Jeff Rubin says something is coming, you better listen. Love him or hate him.' -Canadian Business 'Should be mandatory reading for all corporate executives.' -National Post Praise for The Carbon Bubble- 'An astute cr
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            ISBN 9781922310217
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Sociology of Work: Structures and Inequalities
              

            The Sociology of Work: Structures and Inequalities (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Vallas, Steven P.; Finlay, William; Wharton, Amy S.

            • RRP: $116.99
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            Comprehensive and versatile, The Sociology of Work: Structures and Inequalities is ideal for courses in the sociology of work and occupations, and the sociology of organizations and corporations, as well as labor studies and human resource management.

            ISBN 9780195381726
            Released AU 15 Jan 2009
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems
             

            Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems (Paperback)

            By Banerjee, Abhijit V.; Duflo, Esther

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            • Pub Date
              17 Nov 20

            FROM THE WINNERS OF THE 2019 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS 'Wonderfully refreshing . . . A must read' Thomas Piketty In this revolutionary book, prize-winning economists Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social an...d political problems of our day. From immigration to inequality, slowing growth to accelerating climate change, we have the resources to address the challenges we face but we are so often blinded by ideology. Original, provocative and urgent, Good Economics for Hard Times offers the new thinking that we need. It builds on cutting-edge research in economics - and years of exploring the most effective solutions to alleviate extreme poverty - to make a persuasive case for an intelligent interventionism and a society built on compassion and respect. A much-needed antidote to polarized discourse, this book shines a light to help us appreciate and understand our precariously balanced world.
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            ISBN 9780141986197
            Released AU 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work

            The Globotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work (Paperback)

            By Baldwin, Richard

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            The Rise of the Robots for the masses. How to survive in a world of virtual globalisation

            ISBN 9781474609036
            Released AU 8 Sep 2020
            Publisher Orion Publishing
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            Can Globalization Succeed?
             

            Can Globalization Succeed? (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Freeman, Dena; Edited by Taylor, Matthew

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              1 Oct 20

            A lively examination of the effects of neoliberal globalization, its ability to adapt, and its potential to survive the antiglobalization and nationalist backlash.

            ISBN 9780500295670
            Released AU 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The big idea
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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

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            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 Misc - Alliance Distribution
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            Oneness vs the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom

            Oneness vs the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom (Paperback)

            By Shiva, Vandana; Shiva, Kartikey

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            In Oneness vs. The 1%, Vandana Shiva takes on the Billionaires Club of Gates, Buffet, Zuckerberg and other modern Mughals, whose blindness to the rights of people, and to the destructive impact of their construct of linear progress, have wrought havoc across the world.

            ISBN 9781925581799
            Published AU 1 Sep 2018
            Publisher Spinifex Press
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            Lace Makers of Narsapur

            Lace Makers of Narsapur (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            By Mies, Maria

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            A graphic illustration of how women bear the impact of development processes in countries where poor peasant and tribal societies are being 'integrated' into an international division of labor under the dictates of capital accumulation.

            ISBN 9781742198149
            Published AU 1 May 2012
            Publisher Spinifex Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Globalized Woman: Reports from a Future of Inequality

            The Globalized Woman: Reports from a Future of Inequality (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wichterich, Christa; Translated by Camiller, Patrick

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Imprint. From New York to Phnom Penh we see the devastating effects of transitional corporations on women's lives. This book calls for urgent action - by states across the world and by women themselves.

            ISBN 9781875559671
            Published AU 1 Apr 2000
            Publisher Spinifex Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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