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SlutWalk: Feminism, Activism and Media

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SlutWalk: Feminism, Activism and Media

Kaitlynn Mendes

Society & Social Sciences; Sexual abuse & harassment; Feminism & feminist theory; Crime & criminology; Political activism

Paperback

SlutWalk explores representations of the global anti-rape movement of the same name, in mainstream news and feminist blogs... [more]

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Making Culture Count: The Politics of Cultural Measurement

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Making Culture Count: The Politics of Cultural Measurement

Lachlan MacDowall, Marnie Badham, Emma Blomkamp, Kim Dunphy

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book is a collection of diverse essays by scholars, policy-makers and creative practitioners who explore the burgeoning... [more]

$119.95  $25.00

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

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New Technologies in Developing Societies: From Theory to Practice

Levi Obijiofor

Development studies; Society & Social Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society

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New technologies may have transformed human societies, but not much has been written on how they are impacting people in Africa... [more]

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her...

Charlotte Gordon

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; British & Irish history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

Published in the United Kingdom by Hutchinson, a member of The Random House Group, London --Title page verso. [more]

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Indonesia's Ascent: Power, Leadership, and the Regional Order

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Indonesia's Ascent: Power, Leadership, and the Regional Order

Christopher Roberts, Ahmad Habir, Leonard C. Sebastian

History; Regional government policies; International relations

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This volume explores the domestic and transnational considerations associated with Indonesia's ascent, referring to its rise... [more]

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Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today's World

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Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today's World...

W. Madsen, L. Costigan, S. McNicol, Roland Turner

Society & Social Sciences; Educational strategies & policy; Higher & further education, tertiary education

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The increasing development of partnerships between universities and communities allows the research of academics to become... [more]

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century

Hamish McDonald

Regional studies; Development studies; History; Asian history; Politics & government

Hardback

Originally published: Collingwood, Victoria: Black, Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd., 2014. [more]

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

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First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food?

Graham Riches, Tiina Silvasti

Poverty & unemployment; Politics & government; Human rights; Development economics

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Is food aid the way of the future? What are the prospects for integrated public policies informed by the right to food? First... [more]

$89.95  $18.00

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

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The Role of Strategic Intelligence in Law Enforcement: Policing Transnational Organized Crime in Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia

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The Role of Strategic Intelligence in Law Enforcement: Policing Transnational...

J. Coyne, Peter Bell

Sociology; Crime & criminology; Organised crime

Hardback

This book analyzes how strategic intelligence can support decision-makers in national policing organizations to anticipate... [more]

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21st Century Jocks: Sporting Men and Contemporary Heterosexuality

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21st Century Jocks: Sporting Men and Contemporary Heterosexuality

E. Anderson, E Anderson

Gay studies (Gay men); Sociology: sexual relations; Sociology: sport & leisure; Sexual behaviour; Sports & outdoor recreation

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Drawing on hundreds of interviews with 15-22 year old straight and gay male athletes in both the United States and the United... [more]

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Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

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Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia

Margaret Alston

Social discrimination; Gender studies: women; Politics & government; Political activism

Hardback

A brutal gang-rape of a young woman in India in 2012 caused a global outcry... [more]

$276.95  $40.00

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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling: Pathways of Mindfulness-Based Therapies

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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling: Pathways of Mindfulness-Based...

Padmasiri De Silva

Religion & beliefs; Buddhism; Counselling & advice services; Psychology

Paperback

This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring... [more]

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

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Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia: Language, Culture, Identity

Finex Ndhlovu

Sociolinguistics; History; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

Hardback

Becoming an African Diaspora in Australia extends debates on identities, cultures and notions of race and racism into new... [more]

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and Japan

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Affective Intensities in Extreme Music Scenes: Cases from Australia and...

Rosemary Overell

Music; Music: styles & genres; Popular culture

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An ethnographic study of gender, place and belonging, Affective Intensities introduces readers to the embodied sensations,... [more]

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

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Global Activism in Food Politics: Power Shift

A. Mann

Development studies; Aid & relief programmes; Politics & government; Pressure groups & lobbying; Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

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Alana Mann explores the food sovereignty campaigns of civil society organisations in Chile, Mexico and Spain in the context... [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

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In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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The History of the Kiss!: The Birth of Popular Culture

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The History of the Kiss!: The Birth of Popular Culture

M. Danesi

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

How and when did the kiss become a vital sign of romance and love? In this wide-ranging book, pop culture expert Marcel Danesi... [more]

$78.95  $15.00

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The News: A User's Manual

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The News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton

Journalistic style guides; Philosophy; Popular culture; Media studies

Hardback

Explores our relationship with 'the news'. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers a guide... [more]

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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England

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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England

Bridget O'Donnell

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Ethical issues: prostitution & sex industry

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A hung Parliament, terrorist bombs, sex trafficking and tabloid war . . . Welcome to London, 1885. [more]

$22.99  $10.00

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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of One of Britain's Bravest Wartime Heroines

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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of One of Britain's Bravest Wartime...

Clare Mulley

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The remarkable story of Krystyna Skarbek, aka Christine Granville, George Medal, OBE and Croix de Guerre. [more]

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Obento Supreme Student Book 4th Edition

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Obento Supreme Student Book 4th Edition

Anne Fisher, Jacqueline Brown, Kyoko Kusumoto, Jean Swinyard, Ayako Lyons

Teachers' classroom resources & material; Educational: Languages other than English; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum... [more]

$62.50

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Intimacy and Friendship on Facebook

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Intimacy and Friendship on Facebook

A. Lambert

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Media studies; Sociology: family & relationships

Paperback

Intimacy and Friendship on Facebook theorises the impact of Facebook on our social lives through the lens of intimacy. Lambert... [more]

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Democracy in the Age of Globalization and Mediatization

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Democracy in the Age of Globalization and Mediatization

Hanspeter Kriesi, Daniel Bochsler, Jorg Matthes, Sandra Lavenex, Marc Buhlmann

Sociology; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy

Paperback

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the models of contemporary democracy; its social, cultural, economic and political... [more]

$79.95  $20.00

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity

Steven Pinker

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Violence in society; Psychology

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Can violence really have declined? The images of conflict we see daily on our screens from around the world suggest this is... [more]

$24.99

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