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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

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Blue Collar Frayed: Working Men in Tomorrow's Economy

Jennifer Rayner

Society & Social Sciences; Social issues & processes; Sociology: work & labour

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Jennifer Rayner knows a thing or two about blue-collar blokes. Her brother, her dad and her grandfather all make a living... [more]

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The Farm

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The Farm

Joanne Ramos

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sociology: family & relationships; Psychology

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Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules...<br /><br... [more]

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

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Has the Luck Run Out?: What we can do to redefine Australia's future

David Fagan

History; Cultural studies; Social research & statistics

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Why have we lost trust in Australia? What's going wrong? What's going right? And what can we do to regain confidence in Australia's... [more]

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

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A Rightful Place: A Road Map to Recognition

Shireen Morris

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Central government

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The nation has unfinished business. After more than two centuries, can a rightful place be found for Australia's original... [more]

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Three Women: THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

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Three Women: THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Lisa Taddeo

Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships; Sociology: sexual relations; Social & cultural anthropology

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`A book that blazes, glitters and cuts to the heart of who we are. I'm not sure that a book can do much more' SUNDAY TIMES... [more]

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research

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What We Really Do All Day: Insights from the Centre for Time Use Research...

Jonathan Gershuny, Oriel Sullivan

Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Sociology: work & labour; Sociology: sport & leisure; Time management

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Are we spending more time at work than we would have done fifty years ago? Are we sleeping less? How has the internet affected... [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; Advocate - Fiction

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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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Culture Smart Columbia: the Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

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Culture Smart Columbia: the Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

Kate Cathey

Sociology: customs & traditions; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

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Culture Smart! Colombia explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political... [more]

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America - Winner...

Eliza Griswold

History; Sociology; Politics & government; Fossil fuel technologies

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Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, Amity and Prosperity is a powerful and beautifully-written story of the energy boom's impact... [more]

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Ghodsee is going to start a revolution' Daisy Buchanan, author of The Sisterhood A witty, fiercely intelligent exploration... [more]

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Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and Journeys in Between

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Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and Journeys in Between

Ed Pulford

Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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'Mirrorlands' is a journey through space and time to the meeting points of Russia and China, the world's largest and most... [more]

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

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Superior: The Return of Race Science

Angela Saini

Ethnic studies; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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`Roundly debunks racism's core lie - that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power' Reni Eddo-Lodge... [more]

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind...

Doug Clark

History; Social & cultural anthropology

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The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers [more]

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Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being

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Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being

Paul Mason

Social issues & processes; Social theory; Social, group or collective psychology; International relations; Business & Economics

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Our world order is under pressure as never before. From new authoritarian regimes in the US, Turkey and Russia, to the imminent... [more]

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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

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Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

Richard Sennett

Society & Social Sciences; Urban communities; Social theory

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In Building and Dwelling, Richard Sennett distils a lifetime's thinking and practical experience to explore the relationship... [more]

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Landscape and Memory

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Landscape and Memory

Simon Schama, CBE

History; General & world history; Historical geography; Anthropology

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In a series of journeys through space and time, this book examines our relationship with the landscape around us - rivers,... [more]

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

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The Wizard and the Prophet: Science and the Future of Our Planet

Charles Mann

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human geography; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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The Wizard and the Prophet tackles the biggest question we humans are facing: can the earth sustain our growing population?... [more]

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

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Genesis: On the Deep Origin of Societies

Edward O. Wilson

Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Social, group or collective psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Asserting that religious creeds and philosophical questions can be reduced to purely genetic and evolutionary components,... [more]

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are...

Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund

Social mobility; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Social groups; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Economics

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'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA... [more]

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Guns, Germs and Steel

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Guns, Germs and Steel

Jared Diamond

Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Social impact of environmental issues

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PATTERNS OF LIFE: SPECIAL EDITIONS OF GROUNDBREAKING SCIENCE BOOKSWhy has human history unfolded so differently across the... [more]

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our...

Sang-Hee Lee

Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.... [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights

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A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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Far & Near: Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

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Far & Near: Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology...

Pamela Gerardi

History; Anthropology

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Since its founding in 1886, the Peabody Museum has been collecting, caring for, exhibiting, and researching objects produced... [more]

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

David M. Lampton

History; Asian history; Social & cultural anthropology; Political structure & processes

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Tells the story of China's political elites from their own perspectives. Based on over five hundred interviews, this title... [more]

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