2122 books (107 pages) in this category
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 Marks Russell
If the goal of our justice system is to reduce crime and create a safer society, then we must do better.According to conventional wisdom, severely punishing offenders reduces the likelihood that they'll offend again. Why, then, do so many who go
by Adam Jones
In this compelling overview, Adam Jones outlines the history and current extent of key crimes against humanity, and highlights the efforts of popular movements to suppress them. Using examples ranging from the genocides in Darfur and Rwanda to ...Audio Book
by C;DeNicola, A Wilkinson-Weber
From Oaxacan ceramic workshops to dessert kitchens in provincial France, <i>Critical Craft</i> presents thirteen ethnographies which examine what defines and makes 'craft' in a wide variety of practices from around the world.<br> <br>Challenging
by Martin McQuillan
What is the relationship between theory and practice in the creative arts today' <br>In this book, Martin McQuillan offers a critical interrogation of the idea of practice-led research. He goes beyond the recent vocabulary of research management
by IMMANUEL KANT
This 1790 polemic by one of philosophy's most important and influential figures attempts to establish the principles that support the faculty of judgment. Kant's third critique - after Critique of Practical Reason and Critique of Pure Reason - ...
by IMMANUEL KANT
The second of Kant's three critiques, Critique of Practical Reason forms the center of Kantian philosophy; published in 1788, it is bookended by his Critique of Pure Reason and Critique of Judgement. With this work Kant establishes his role as a
by IMMANUEL KANT
In his monumental Critique of Pure Reason, German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) argues that human knowledge is limited by the capacity for perception. He attempts a logical designation of two varieties of knowledge: a posteriori, the ...
the Pintupi and Australia's Indigenous Policy
by Ralph Folds
Why are we consistently confronted with the failure to achieve statistical equality in critically important areas such as health, housing, and education? Examining the relationship between the Pintupi people of Australia's western deserts, Ralph
by GUSTAVE LE BON
One of the most influential books on social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive in the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd. A must-read for students, politicians, and investors. One of the most influential works of ...
by LADY GREGORY
One of the leading lights of the late-19th-century Irish literary renaissance, the Irish writer, folklorist, and playwright Lady Augusta Gregory was instrumental in collecting and preserving the folklore of her country. She translated these ...
Food in Twentieth-century Korea
by Katarzyna J. Cwiertka
This book traces these developments as they are played out in the everyday details of Korea?s national cuisine, which is savoured the world over for its diversity of ingredients and flavours. By considering twentieth-century Korea via its ...
Notes in the Margin of My Time
by Clive James
<p>An almanac combining a comprehensive survey of modern culture with an annotated index of who-was-who and what-was-what, <b><em>Cultural Amnesia</em></b> is Clive's unique take on the places and the faces that shaped the 20th-century. From ...
by David Andress
A blistering assessment of the West's abandonment of history as it succumbs to an attack of social and cultural dementia, by leading historian David Andress. In this blistering book, David Andress shows how the West has abandoned its history ...
The Psychology of Globalization
by Gurnek Bains
by Hsu-Ming Teo
Showcases Australia’s leading historians writing about cultural history, both in theory and practice. ...
by Frank Dikotter
A Critical Introduction
by Susanne Schech
This book introduces students to new ways of thinking about development. It integrates the recent scholarship of cultural studies within the existing frameworks of development studies, which have primarily focused on issues of political economy ...
The power of selection in a world of excess
by Michael Bhaskar
by Richard Denniss
A truly modern affliction, affluenza is endemic in Western societies, encouraged by those who profit from a culture of exploitation and waste. So how do we cure ourselves?In this sparkling book of ideas, Richard Denniss shows we must distinguish