Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Social Sciences & Law


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Social Sciences & Law titles - 409,911 results

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great Recession

The Good Fight: Six years, Two Prime Ministers and Staring Down the Great...

Wayne Swan

Memoirs; History; Social issues & processes; Politics & government; Political parties; Political economy

Paperback

A highly personal account of the Rudd and Gillard governments from the heart of the Cabinet and the real story of how Australia... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Refugees: Why Seeking Asylum is Legal and Australia's Policies are Not

Refugees: Why Seeking Asylum is Legal and Australia's Policies are Not

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum

Paperback

A short, straightforward guide to the rights and wrongs of our refugee policy written by the expert in the field. Stopping... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World

Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary...

Michael Fullilove

History; Second World War; Diplomacy

Paperback

In the dark days between Hitler's invasion of Poland and the attack on Pearl Harbor, a group of highly unorthodox emissaries... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II and the Triumph of the Aussie Spirit

Ambon: The Truth About One of the Most Brutal POW Camps in World War II...

Roger Maynard

True war & combat stories; Prose: non-fiction; History; Australasian & Pacific history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Paperback

In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

The Independent Member for Lyne: A Memoir

Rob Oakeshott

Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Politics & government

Paperback

From deep inside the last Parliament, Rob Oakeshott reveals the real story of being an independent during the Gillard government.... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Kieran Taspell

Anthologies (non-poetry); Religion & beliefs; Child abuse

Paperback

The cover-up of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922.... [more]

$42.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

The Beau Monde: Fashionable Society in Georgian London

Hannah Greig

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Material culture; Fashion & society

Hardback

The story of the world's first fashion-obsessed society in eighteenth-century London - and the colourful tales of extravagance,... [more]

$47.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the Ultimate Revenge

Pamela Williams

History; Media studies; Business & Economics; Press & journalism

Hardback

An incisive, hard-hitting and utterly compelling exposé of media, powerful mates and multimillion-dollar deals. [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

How to Speak Klingon: Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler

Ben Grossblatt

Television; Language: history & general works; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Science fiction; Popular culture; Humour

Hardback

Master the harsh, guttural language of Klingon with this hilarious and helpful sound guide! [more]

$22.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Party Time: Who Runs China and How

Rowan Callick

History; Cultural studies; Political ideologies; Political parties

Paperback

Who is running China? As the third generation since Mao takes charge, where does real power lie? In Party Time, Rowan Callick... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

PASS Cambridge BEC Vantage

Russell Whitehead, Anne Williams, Marjorie Rosenberg, Paul Dummett, Colin Benn

ELT: learning material & coursework; Examinations & assessment; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This popular BEC series has been completely revised. PASS Cambridge BEC is a practical course for students who wish to gain... [more]

$52.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad

The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad

Benson Bobrick

History; European history; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Medieval history; International relations

Undefined

The story of Harun al-Rashid, the celebrated caliph from The Thousand and One Nights, who ruled the Islamic world when its... [more]

$43.95  $20.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

Nothing to Envy: Love, Life and Death in North Korea

Barbara Demick

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Cultural studies

Paperback

North Korea, run by a mad dictator, is cut off from the rest of the world, unknown and unknowable. But North Korea is also... [more]

$35.00  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew America

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--And How It Can Renew...

Thomas L Friedman

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Political economy; Applied ecology; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Undefined

Friedman's bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author... [more]

$43.95  $18.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Keren! Indonesian Coursebook, 1

Ian White

Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Part 1 in a new Indonesian series for junior secondary students. There is solid language content with full classroom and homework... [more]

$63.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

The Family Court Murders: Four Murders. Five Bombings. No Convictions.

Debi Marshall

Biography; True crime; Crime & criminology

Paperback

Four murders. Five bombings. And no one charged. This is the definitive story of the Family Court Murders. [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Class Act: Ending the Education Act

Class Act: Ending the Education Act

Maxine McKew

History; Educational strategies & policy; Schools

Paperback

Maxine McKew makes the case for a considered examination of the transformation that's now underway in some of Australia's... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Attrition: Fighting the First World War

Attrition: Fighting the First World War

William Philpott

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; War & defence operations

Paperback

The First World War was too big to be grasped by its participants. In the retelling of their war in the competing memories... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking

Brendan I. Koerner

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; True crime; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Terrorism, armed struggle

Paperback

Brendan I. Koerner presents the fascinating true story of how young couple Roger Holder and Cathy Kerkow pulled off the longest-distance... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second...

Paul Kennedy

History; European history; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

Offers an account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War. This book reveals the... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
North Korea Undercover

North Korea Undercover

John Sweeney

History; Politics & government

Paperback

North Korea is like no other tyranny on earth. It is Orwell's 1984 made reality. The regime controls the flow of information... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia

Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia

Agnieszka Sobocinska

History; Cultural studies; Social interaction

Paperback

A timely and provocative book that shows us that the Asian Century isn't as new as we think it is. A million Australians... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Fall

The Fall

Amy Dale

Biography; True crime; Courts & procedure

Paperback

A terrified woman runs for the door, her final effort to escape a cruel and controlling fiance. [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Best Music Writing Under the Australian Sun

The Best Music Writing Under the Australian Sun

Christian Ryan

The Arts: General & Reference; Music; Rock & Pop music; Popular culture

Paperback

Oceans apart, down low, far from the world's music-making epicentres and dangling on the edge of the world is a country -... [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Bali Heaven and Hell: Bloodshed, Chaos and Corruption, Free Love, Great Surf and High Times Under the Banyan Trees, Was 50 Years of Exploitation, Corruption, Chaos, Free Love, Great Surf and High Times Under the Banyan Trees

Bali Heaven and Hell: Bloodshed, Chaos and Corruption, Free Love, Great...

Phil Jarratt

History; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Society & culture: general; Cultural studies

Paperback

Phil Jarrett draws upon first-hand experience and extensive research to provide a lively and entertaining narrative of the... [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Your cart does not contain any items.