702 books (36 pages) in this category
How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole
by Benjamin R. Barber
<h5>?Powerful and disturbing. No one who cares about the future of our public life can afford to ignore this book.??Jackson Lears</h5> <p>A powerful sequel to Benjamin R. Barber?s best-selling <em>Jihad vs. McWorld</em>, <em>Consumed</em> offers
by Michael Mintrom
by Alan Collins
Contemporary Security Studies is the definitive introduction to Security Studies, providing the most accessible, up-to-date guide to the subject available. Bringing together leading scholars in the field, it features an impressive breadth and
by Richard Seymour
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A Short History
by Carlo Alberto Brioschi
<p>From ancient times to modern, corruption has been ingrained in human society and is still a powerful issue in the contemporary world.<br></p> <p>In <i>Corruption: A Short History</i>, Carlo Brioschi provides a thorough and entertaining look ...
by Aaron Patrick
'Credlin was Abbott's enforcer, his disciplinarian, his counsellor, his brain, his mother. Her strength as a chief of staff was a sign of his weakness as a prime minister- she gave him the option of disengaging. Credlin allowed Abbott to be who ...
by Karin M. Fierke
During the Cold War the concept of international security was understood in military terms as the threat or use of force by states. The end of EastÐWest hostilities, however, brought ?critical? perspectives to the fore as scholars sought to ...
Northern Territory politics an instruction manual on how NOT to run a government
by Ben Smee
by Hark Joon Lee
<p>From 2007 to 2011 South Korean filmmaker and newspaper reporter Hark Joon Lee lived among North Korean defectors in China, filming an award-winning documentary on their struggles. Crossing Heaven's Border is the firsthand account of his ...
by Kim McGrath
With explosive new research and access to never-before-seen documents, Kim McGrath tells the story of Australia's secret agenda in the Timor Sea, exposing the ruthlessness of successive governments. Australia did nothing to stop Indonesia's ...
by Greg Austin
Few doubt that China wants to be a major economic and military power on the world stage. To achieve this ambitious goal, however, the PRC leadership knows that China must first become an advanced information-based society. But does China have ...
by Edward Lucas
rossing the road, we look both ways. Riding a bicycle at night, we use lights. So why is our attitude towards online security so relaxed? Edward Lucas reveals the ways in which cyberspace is not the secure zone we may hope, how passwords provide
by Robert Manne
'There are few original ideas in politics. In the creation of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange was responsible for one.' This essay reveals the making of Julian Assange - both his ideas and his world-changing actions. Robert Manne explores ...
The Final Phase of Empire
by Morris Berman
<p>In Dark Ages America, the pundit Morris Berman argues that the nation has entered a dangerous phase in its historical development from which there is no return. As the corporate-consumerist juggernaut that now defines the nation rolls on, the
by Rein Mullerson
by Jang Jin-Sung
"<i></i> <b>SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER</b> <i></i> <i>Dear Leader </i>contains astonishing new insights about North Korea which could only be revealed by someone working high up in the regime. It is also the gripping story of how a member ...
by Quentin Bryce
As Australia's first female Governor-General, Quentin Bryce handwrote more than fifty letters each week. She wrote to those she had met and connected with as her role took her from palaces to outback schools, from war zones to memorials, from ...
by Joe Bageant
<b>'This book is righteous, self-righteous, exhilarating, and aggravating. By God, it's a raging, hilarious, and profane love song to the great American redneck.' SHERMAN ALEXIE</b> <b>A RAUCOUS, TRUTH-TELLING LOOK AT THE WHITE WORKING
by Patricia Roberts-Miller
by Eric Y. Shibuya
From Afghanistan and Sierra Leone to East Timor, the aftermath of any armed conflict presents a complex set of challenges. Whatever political agreements may have been reached, conflicts are often at risk of reigniting, and the fates of their ...