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              Weighing Up Australian Values: Balancing transitions and risks to work & family in modern Australia
               

              Weighing Up Australian Values: Balancing transitions and risks to work & family in modern Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Howe, Brian

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              Explains why so many Australians feel a greater sense of risk and suggests some positive directions in social policy designed to anticipate and help people address risk. This book does not identify 'risk' as a negative; instead it argues that converting risk into opportunity requ...ires a co-ordinated policy response.
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              ISBN 9780868408859
              Published AU 1 Mar 2007
              Publisher UNSW Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Moving Stories: An intimate history of four women across two countries
               

              Moving Stories: An intimate history of four women across two countries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Thomson, Alistair

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              An exploration of the lives of four British women who migrated to Australia during the 1960s and 70s. Skillfully combining oral history and biography, it tells the life stories of Phyllis, Gwen, Joan and Dorothy, illuminating the forgotten history of womens lives before the adven...t of feminism.
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              ISBN 9781742232782
              Published AU 1 Jun 2011
              Publisher UNSW Press
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              Australian Social Attitudes 2: Citizenship, Work and Aspirations
               

              Australian Social Attitudes 2: Citizenship, Work and Aspirations (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Denemark, David; Meagher, Gabrielle; Wilson, Shaun; Western, Mark; Phillips, Timothy

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              A fascinating insight into what Australians think about contemporary political and social issues using data collected from the inaugural Australian Survey of Social Attitudes on the expressed opinions of some 4300 Australian adults.

              ISBN 9780868408613
              Published AU 1 Oct 2007
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              The International Students' Handbook: Living and Studying in Australia
               

              The International Students' Handbook: Living and Studying in Australia (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ong, Danny

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              Studying abroad is an appealing prospect but involves a great deal of thought and preparation. The process can be fraught with uncertainties and a lack of knowledge in many areas. Important decisions need to be made before departure and on a daily basis throughout an internationa...l students studies.
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              ISBN 9781921410758
              Published AU 1 Sep 2009
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              Community and Local Governance in Australia
               

              Community and Local Governance in Australia (Paperback)

              Edited by Smyth, Paul; Reddel, Tim; Jones, Andrew

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              Examines the resurgence in Australia of locality based social policy after the political failures of the market-oriented approach to regional reform.

              ISBN 9780868407753
              Published AU 1 Apr 2005
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              From Sidelines to Centre Field: a History of Sports Coaching in Australia
               

              From Sidelines to Centre Field: a History of Sports Coaching in Australia (Paperback, New title)

              By Phillips, Murray; Edited by Cashman, R.; Hughes, A.

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              From Sidelines to Centre Field traces the changing role of coaching in the history of Australian sport. It details the rise of coaching from the 1850s, when it was seen as a pastime, to the current situation where coaching now seen as a full-time job or even a profession.

              ISBN 9780868404103
              Published AU 1 Apr 2000
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              Lives in Limbo: Voices of Refugees Under Temporary Protection
               

              Lives in Limbo: Voices of Refugees Under Temporary Protection (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Leach, Michael; Mansouri, Fethi

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              In this book, 35 refugees, all temporary protection visa (TPV) holders, and mostly from Iraq and Afghanistan, talk directly about their quest for asylum in Australia. They provide poignant details of persecution in their home country, their journey to Australia, prolonged periods... of mandatory detention and more.
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              ISBN 9780868405995
              Published AU 1 Jun 2004
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              Adventures in Law and Justice: Exploring Big Legal Questions in Everyday Life
               

              Adventures in Law and Justice: Exploring Big Legal Questions in Everyday Life (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Horrigan, Bryan

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              This book is an explanation of topical and newsworthy law-and-justice dilemmas that most affect society and individuals, containing ideas and ideals of law in our lives and exposes the myths and enlivens law's contemporary issues and challenges.

              ISBN 9780868405728
              Published AU 1 Oct 2003
              Publisher UNSW Press
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              Series Law at Large
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              Gavel to Gavel: A Practitioner's Perspective of Parliament
               

              Gavel to Gavel: A Practitioner's Perspective of Parliament (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Rozzoli, Kevin

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              Takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the corridors of parliament, as seen through the eyes of a practitioner of thirty years experience in the bear pit of Macquarie Street.

              ISBN 9780868409009
              Published AU 1 Sep 2006
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              Connecting and Cooperating: Social Capital and Public Policy
               

              Connecting and Cooperating: Social Capital and Public Policy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lewis, Jenny M.

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              Suitable for researchers, policy makers and students who are interested in how social capital theories can be integrated into grassroots policy making both in Australia and overseas, this book takes a novel approach to linking public policy and social capital.

              ISBN 9781921410130
              Published AU 1 Nov 2009
              Publisher UNSW Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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