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Resources for academics

Whether you are a University or TAFE teacher, a student or researcher, we provide a range of academic titles and textbooks to assist you in your teaching, learning and research.

Over the years we have had the privilege of publishing many discipline shaping books across the academic spectrum, and we’re committed to continuing in this vein.  We publish leading Australian and international academics in their respective fields. We also distribute a number of UK publishers, including Faber & Faber, Granta, A&C Black, Bloomsbury Academic, Continuum, Berg, Fairchild, Bristol Classics, Duckworth, Icon, Profile and Atlantic Books from the US.


The following new editions are available for second semester 2014 adoptions.

Media Studies
The Media & Communication in Australia - 4th Edition

Public Relations - 4th Edition

Statistics & Research Methods
Surveys in Social Research - 6th Edition

Introducing Mental Health Nursing - 2nd Edition

Principles of Occupational Health & Hygiene - 2nd Edition

Public Health Practice in Australia - 2nd Edition

Strategic Sport Marketing - 2nd Edition

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Inspection copies

Are you on the teaching staff of a University or TAFE?  If so, then you are able to view inspection copies of selected academic titles when considering them for use as textbooks. More about requesting inspection copies.

Desk copies

If you adopt one of our books as a prescribed textbook for 12 or more students, you may be eligible for a complimentary desk copy. To request a complimentary desk copy please contact our Academic Co-ordinator:

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New Titles

Academic & Professional

Public Sociology

by Edited by John Germov and Marilyn Poole

The third edition of the most widely used introduction to Australian sociology, designed as a flexible learning tool. It takes an applied approach, de... more

AUD $75.00

The Journalist's Guide to Media Law

by Mark Pearson and Mark Polden

A practical guide for journalists, public relations and marketing professionals, bloggers and social media experts to staying on the right side of the... more

AUD $59.99

Teaching Early Years Mathematics, Science and ICT

by Geoff Hilton, Annette Hilton, Shelley Dole and Chris Campbell

A practical guide to teaching the core concepts in mathematics and science to children aged 5 to 8 years, and to integrating information and communica... more

AUD $49.99

Social Work Practice in Mental Health

by Robert Bland, Noel Renouf and Ann Tullgren

A comprehensive guide for social workers to professional practice with clients with mental health issues.

AUD $55.00

Working with Involuntary Clients

by Chris Trotter

A fully revised third edition of this widely used practical guide for social workers and welfare workers with statutory clients in probation, child pr... more

AUD $45.00

Community Services Intervention

by Vera Lloyd

A comprehensive introduction to theory, models and principles of practice for direct social casework in the community services.

AUD $55.00

A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work

by Lorraine Muller

Lorraine Muller outlines a theory for professional practice with Indigenous clients in the human services, based on traditional Indigenous knowledge a... more

AUD $49.99

A Comprehensive Guide to Classroom Management

by Louise Porter

A comprehensive and authoritative handbook on proactively managing students' behaviour in primary and secondary schools.

AUD $69.99

Telling True Stories

by Matthew Ricketson

Explores the key challenges in writing narrative non-fiction, and shows how some of the best in the business do it - an invaluable guide for anyone wh... more

AUD $39.99

A History of Australian Schooling

by Craig Campbell and Helen Proctor

A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under pu... more

AUD $45.00

Public Health Practice in Australia

by Vivian Lin, James Smith and Sally Fawkes

A comprehensive introduction to public health in Australia, now in its second edition. Taking an applied approach, it offers a systematic overview of ... more

AUD $89.99

The Media and Communications in Australia

by Edited by Stuart Cunningham and Sue Turnbull

The most widely used introduction to the Australian media, fully updated to reflect the increasing prominence of the internet in the communication and... more

AUD $55.00