Sociology

Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Australia

Edited by Gillian Bottomley and Marie de Lepervanche

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Australia is a major study of the impact of immigration on Australian society, and of the fragmentation that has developed along ethnic, class and gender lines.

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No Charity There

Brian Dickey

AUD $24.99

No Charity There provides the first general history of social welfare in Australia.

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Subordination

Burton

AUD $27.95

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The Outcasts of Melbourne

Edited by Graeme Davison, David Dunstan and Chris McConville

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

Behind the glittering image of 'Marvellous Melbourne' there existed in the popular imagination another, very different, picture of the colonial metropolis. This was the city of 'low life', of crowded slums, poverty, disease and vice. The nine essays in The Outcasts of Melbourne attempt to reveal the social realities behind this picture.

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Winners and Losers

Stuart Macintyre

Format: Paperback

AUD $19.99

For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy.

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Australian Ways

Edited by Lenore Manderson

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

This collection illustrates the richness of data and analysis born of the anthropological study of contemporary white Australian society. Inspired by the need to demonstrate the especial skills and insights of anthropology when brought to bear on familiar 'everyday' data, Australian Ways will be of interest to anyone curious about the colour and diversity of Australian life.

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The Migrant Presence

Jean I. Martin

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

The Migrant Presence examines the way in which Australian institutions have responded to the influx of migrants of non-Anglo-Saxon origin, tracing the decline of assimilationist philosophy and the rising trend of migrants asserting their rights and dignity as legitimate minorities in an ethnically plural society.

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Which Way Is Up

Connell

AUD $32.95

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Gender at Work

Ann Game and Rosemary Pringle

AUD $27.99

Gender at Work presents an account of how six fields of work have changed since WWII with regard to the inter-related themes of gender and sexuality, the organisation of work, and the impact of technological change.

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