2485 books (125 pages) in this category
by Barbara Brownie
The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social ...
Current understandings in research, policy and practice
by Amanda Holt
This is the first academic book to focus on adolescent-to-parent abuse and brings together international research and practice literature and combines it with original research to identify and critique current understandings in research, policy ...
by Briohny Doyle
<i>'I pictured myself a wine-dark streak in a TV desert, ears too full of the summer wind to hear that ominous ticking in the sky- the sound of a cultural clock counting me out of youth.'</i><br><b><i></i></b><br>Briohny Doyle turned thirty ...
by Hugh Mackay
What Everyone Needs to Know
by Mara Einstein
by Hongmei Li
<p> This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Chinese advertising as an industry, a discourse and profession in China’s search for modernity and cultural globalization. It compares and contrasts the advertising practices of Chinese ...
by Isaiah Berlin
by Tom Young
Vast, diverse, dynamic, and turbulent, the true nature of Africa is often obscured by its poverty-stricken image. In this controversial and gripping guide, Tom Young cuts through the emotional hype to critically analyse the continent?s ...Audio Book
by LEO FROBENIUS
An eminent German explorer, ethnologist, and authority on prehistoric art, Leo Frobenius (1873‒1938) startled the world of anthropology with his concept of ""continuity of cultures"" - proposing, for instance, a link between Egyptian ...
by Nikki Gemmell
Nikki Gemmell’s world changed forever when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became clear she had decided to end her own life. After the immediate shock came the guilt and the horror, for Nikki, her family, relatives and friends. ...Audio Book
by Robbi Neal
by Sarah Schulman
<div><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">A new edition of Sarah Schulman's funny, sexy, surprising novel about a heartbroken waitress looking for love in New York. </span></div><p>"Hilarious, hard-core . . . makes "Bright Lights, Big City" ...
by Nathan Bomey
Award-winning journalist Nathan Bomey argues that Trump did not usher the post-truth era into being. He was its inevitable outcome. Bomey points to recent trends that have created the perfect seedbed for spin, distortion, deception, and ...
Australia's New Extinction Crisis
by Tim Flannery
When it comes to the natural world, Australia is home to a disproportionately large share of the world's riches. That means we Australians are caretakers of a unique natural heritage in a land which tolerates few mistakes. So how are we ...Audio Book
by Ramesh Srinivasan
<p>In the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations, and concern that the internet has heightened rather than combatted various forms of political and social inequality, it is time we ask: What comes after a broken internet?<br /><br /> Ramesh ...
Post-Prime Ministerial Speeches
by PJ Keating
A unique volume of speeches and occasional pieces written entirely by former Prime Minister Paul Keating. ...
by Mark Greif
Mark Greif is one of the most exciting writers of his generation. In <i>Against Everything</i>, he make us rethink the ordinary, taking our own lives seriously, exploring how we might live an honest life in these dishonest times. In a series of ...
Conflict and creativity in outback Australia
by Eve Vincent
<p> <div><div><p><i>Against Native Title </i>is about one group’s lived experience of a divisive native title claim in the outback town of Ceduna, where the native title claims process has thoroughly reorganised local Aboriginal ...
by Ian;Kutarna, Chris Goldin