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              Child Labour
                

              Child Labour (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              168 million children work in farms, fields, factories, homes, streets and battlefields around the world; 85 million are engaged in illegal, hazardous work which is harmful to physical, mental, spiritual, moral and educational development. This book tackles myths and misunderstand...ings and explains international efforts aimed at eliminating child exploitation, including the role of Australian companies and consumers in ensuring the goods they produce and purchase meet minimum age standards. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339277
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              Published AU 23 Jan 2017
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              Series Issues in Society
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              Human Genetics and Ethics
                

              Human Genetics and Ethics (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Genes are the instructions for the growth and development of our bodies, however mutations in a person's genome can result in a genetic condition or disease. What are the dilemmas, risks and regulations associated with genetic testing and its related privacy and discrimination is...sues, gene patenting, and the prospect of human genetic enhancement? What are the ethical implications of gene therapies and gene editing (CRISPR)? Scientific progress, or playing God? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339673
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              Published AU 25 Jul 2018
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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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              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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              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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              Media Literacy in the Digital Age
                

              Media Literacy in the Digital Age (PDF ebook – 448th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              A timely guide aimed at teachers and students, featuring advice on how to promote the skills to access, understand, question, critically analyse and evaluate digital media. It is important that we understand the news media environment and our engagement with it, in all of its fac...tual, social and ethical dimensions. How is fake news spread, and how can you detect it? What sources should you trust, and why? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339970
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              Published AU 25 Jul 2019
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              Gun Control
                

              Gun Control (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Australia has a national approach to gun-related violence, however there are more firearms in the community than ever before. This book explores the ongoing debate with a range of opinions on firearms restrictions from both gun control advocates and the gun lobby. Is gun ownershi...p a right or a privilege? Are we going backwards on gun control? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339574
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              Published AU 23 Jan 2018
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              Social Media and Young People
                

              Social Media and Young People (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              This book examines the prevalence of social media use by young Australians, and explores its positive and negative impacts on their wellbeing. The book also offers helpful tips on appropriate ways of using and staying safe on social media sites. How do young, developing digital n...atives get the balance right when so much of their lives is being lived online? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339314
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              Published AU 26 Apr 2017
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