838 books (42 pages) in this category
by Bronwyn Parry
From DNA sequences stored on computer databases to archived forensic samples and biomedical records, bioinformation comes in many forms. Its unique provenance – the fact that it is ‘mined’ from the very fabric of the human body
by Peter Hartcher
On the one hand we see a more prosperous, confident and "aspirational" society, and on the other the continuation of a well-cultivated sense of fear, xenophobia and insecurity.This dazzling essay analyses today's "bipolar nation". It revisits ...
by Ahmed Shawki
A sharp and insightful analysis of movements against racism, with essential lessons for today's struggles. ...
by Margot O'Neill
<b>Winner of the 2009 Australian Human Rights Commission Literature Non-Fiction Award</b><br><br><b>On the 'long list' for the inaugural John Button Prize for Australian politics and social policy</b><br><br>This profoundly moving book reveals ...
by Bob Ellis
<i>Bob Ellis- In His Own Words</i> showcases the best of Ellis's celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts, in addition to previously unpublished work, archival photos, and reflections from close friends and family. ...
by HALL DOUGLAS
by Anna Krien
On a Tuesday morning, I make my way to the Gap View Hotel for a drinking session starting at 10 a.m. I'm told this is one of Alice Springs' three notorious 'animal bars' . . . As I wander around, a Sudanese security guard approaches me, his face
by Paddy Manning
"Turnbull's privileged existence, helped by marrying into one of Sydney's most storied families, obscures a tough childhood and precocious talent. Left or right? Many Liberals believe Turnbull admirer of Jack Lang, mentored by Neville Wran, ...
by Paddy Manning
After wresting the prime ministership from long-term adversary Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull's term at the Lodge was brutally short. It traversed a soaring electoral honeymoon to the marathon 2016 election, to the compromises of a government ...
by John Birmingham
'As the convoy growled and squeaked to a halt in the dark, angry militiamen and soldiers began to shout and wave at the Australians, demanding they move aside. The Brave Ones' vanguard presented as a B-movie vision of some pirate biker gang from
by Milojevic Ivana
<i>Breathing- Violence In, Peace Out</i> investigates the long-term impact of transgenerational trauma and of personal and collective experiences with war and other acts of collective violence. It also looks at the possibilities for the ...
by Geoffrey Evans
<p>Brexit has changed everything – from our government, to our principal trading relationship, to the structure and organisation of the British state. This watershed moment, which surprised most observers and mobilised previously apathetic
by PETER MCGARRICK
Few countries have subjected themselves to more introspection than the UK in the last three years. The decisions to leave the EU, not to destroy the UK via a breakaway by Scotland and to create a virtually hung parliament in Westminster have ...
by Richard S. Grayson
Scotland voted against independence and then the SNP won all but three of the country's seats in the 2015 general election. Defying all the predictions, the Conservatives won a clear majority and held onto power. The coalition was over and the ...
?Kelo,? Eminent Domain and the American Lust for Land
by Carla T. Main
by Wolfgang Streeck
The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding about what is happening and how it started. In this book, based on his 2012 ...
by Paul Buhle
How Corporate Bad Behaviour and Government Waste Combine to Cost us Millions.
by Margaret Hodge
The Inside Story of the Election that Shocked Britain
by Tim Ross
<p>On 18th April 2017, Theresa May stunned Britain by announcing a snap election. With poll leads of more than 20 points over Jeremy Corbyn?s divided Labour Party, the first Tory landslide since Margaret Thatcher?s day seemed ...
Participation, Deliberation and Social Movements
by Donatella della Porta
<p>Financial crisis, economic globalization and the strengthening of neoliberal policies present stark challenges to traditional conceptions of representative democracy. Yet, at the same time, new opportunities are emerging that propose ...