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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

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Refugee Rights and Policy Wrongs: A frank, up-to-date guide by experts

Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong

History; Refugees & political asylum; Asylum law

Paperback

Everyone has the right to seek asylum under international law, but public discourse in Australia about refugees is dominated... [more]

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The Ungrateful Refugee

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The Ungrateful Refugee

Dina Nayeri

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination

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A timely, provocative and agenda-setting examination of the refugee experience [more]

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural kids

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Back on Track: How one man and his dogs are changing the lives of rural...

Bernie Shakeshaft, James Knight

Biography; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Homelessness; Social work

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A thought-provoking and heart-warming story of how one man (and his working dogs) is giving rural kids, on their last chance,... [more]

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

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No Worries: A Guide to Releasing Anxiety and Worry Using CBT

Sarah Edelman

Psychology; Coping with anxiety & phobias

Paperback

From the bestselling author of Change Your Thinking comes No Worries - the clear, compassionate and practical guide to understanding... [more]

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

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Australia's Original Languages: An Introduction

R. M. W. Dixon

linguistics; Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History; Indigenous peoples

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'A must read for all who would like to understand the languages and culture of Indigenous Australians.' Dr Ernie Grant, Elder... [more]

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

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In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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Paris, Capital of Fashion

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Paris, Capital of Fashion

Valerie Steele

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Fashion & society; Fashion & beauty industries

Hardback

Paris, Capital of Fashion accompanies a major exhibition at The Museum at FIT, New York's only museum dedicated solely to... [more]

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The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe

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The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear...

George Beebe

History; International relations

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A former head of CIA's Russia analysis shows how Washington and Moscow may be headed toward nuclear annihilation. [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Military history; Political leaders & leadership

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Machiavelli's profound political essay from the sixteenth century, with an afterword by Oliver Francis. [more]

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017

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Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West since the Cold War, 1971-2017...

Simon Reid-Henry

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structures: democracy

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The first panoramic history of the Western world from the 1970s to the present day: Empire of Democracy is the story for those... [more]

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

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Heal: 101 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health in a Modern World

Pete Evans

Psychology; Popular medicine & health; Self-help & personal development

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Take charge of your life with these 101 simple, practical ways to be healthier and happier in today's world. [more]

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

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Unsolved Australia: Lost Boys, Gone Girls

Justine Ford

Biography; True stories; True crime; Criminal or forensic psychology

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Australia's dark heart is explored through 13 mysterious missing person cases. [more]

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The Sunday Story Club

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The Sunday Story Club

Doris Brett, Kerry Cue

Psychology; Coping with personal problems; Family & relationships

Paperback

Real-life tales from Australian women about love, loss, trauma and resilience. [more]

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One Road, Many Dreams: China's Bold Plan to Remake the Global Economy

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One Road, Many Dreams: China's Bold Plan to Remake the Global Economy

Daniel Drache, A T Kingsmith, Duan Qi

History; Globalization; International economics

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One Belt, One Road is China's bold plan to remake the global economy. It's an ambitious strategy with a $2 trillion - and... [more]

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Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds

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Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male...

Gina Rippon

Feminism & feminist theory; Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; History of science

Hardback

Originally published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head, an imprint of Vintage, part of the Penguin Random House group of... [more]

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How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists

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How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists...

Sally Rugg

History; Politics & government; Advocate - History

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'Incisive, blistering and tender. Sally is one of our most valiant warriors.' - Clementine Ford, author of FIGHT LIKE A GIRL... [more]

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Rousseau

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Rousseau

Celine Spector

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is one of the most controversial philosophers of the eighteenth century, and his groundbreaking work... [more]

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Brexit For Dummies

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Brexit For Dummies

Nicholas Wallwork

History; Politics & government

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Discover the history and events surrounding Brexit; Understand the personal and business impact of Brexit; Create a plan to... [more]

$38.95

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Surge

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Surge

Jay Bernard

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Social discrimination

Paperback

*Winner of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2018*Jay Bernard's extraordinary debut is a fearlessly original exploration... [more]

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Year of the Dogs, The

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Year of the Dogs, The

Vincent J. Musi

Animals & society

Hardback

A truly charming collection of more than 100 canine close-ups, profiles and full-body shots, together with a comedic narrative... [more]

$45.00

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Consider the Platypus: Evolution through Biology's Most Baffling Beasts

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Consider the Platypus: Evolution through Biology's Most Baffling Beasts...

Maggie Ryan Sandford

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Genetics (non-medical); Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Interested in the origins of the species? Consider the Platypus uses pets such as dogs and cats as well as animal outliers... [more]

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)

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More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say)...

Elaine Welteroth

Biography; Memoirs; Political activism; Press & journalism

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In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue... [more]

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

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Never Enough: The neuroscience and experience of addiction

Judith Grisel

Memoirs; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Psychology; Neurosciences; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse

Paperback

From a renowned behavioural neuroscientist and recovering addict, a rare, page-turning work of science that draws on personal... [more]

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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

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The Original Australians: The Story of the Aboriginal People

Josephine Flood

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

The Original Australians tells the story of Australian Aboriginal history and society from its distant beginnings to the present... [more]

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