Sociology

The End of Charity

Nic Frances with Maryrose Cuskelly

AUD $26.99

The winner of the 2006 Iremonger Award is a challenging, thought provoking and inspiring exploration of how we should rethink the idea of charity, arguing that to truly address the problems of poverty, inequality and environmental sustainability we need to become social entrepreneurs, establishing social businesses with real values at their centre.

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Southern Theory

Raewyn Connell

Format: Paperback

AUD $39.99

In Southern Theory leading sociologist Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North American metropole.;

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Sociology Australia

Judith Bessant and Rob Watts

AUD $55.00

A thoroughly revised and expanded third edition of this widely used introductory text which shows how to develop a sociological perspective on what is happening in Australia today.

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Australian Heartlands

Brendan Gleeson

AUD $32.99

The inaugural winner of The Iremonger Award for Writing on Public Issues, this is a provocative exploration of urbanised Australia and a passionate plea for the suburbs to be given their rightful place in Australia's public consciousness.

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Successful Qualitative Health Research

Emily C. Hansen

Format: Paperback

AUD $39.99

A practical guide for health students and health professionals embarking on research using qualitative methods.

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Borderwork in Multicultural Australia

Bob Hodge John O'Carroll

AUD $39.99

Australia's faith in multiculturalism has been shaken by ferocious attacks in the public arena over the past decade. Borderwork in Multicultural Australia, reviews the hot spots, reasserts the value of multiculturalism and argues that a multicultural society is the best bulwark against terrorism, racism and injustice.

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The World According to Y

Rebecca Huntley

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

What do women - and men - really want? A sassy young academic explores the very different worlds of today's Generation Y'.

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Program Evaluation

John M. Owen

AUD $45.00

A fully updated edition of this respected introduction to program evaluation methods in health, education, welfare, community work and related public and private sector settings.

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Bait and Switch

Barbara Ehrenreich

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

The author of the international bestseller Nickel and Dimed delivers a stark warning about the future that faces corporate employees everywhere.

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Talking Policy

Judith Bessant, Rob Watts, Tony Dalton and Paul Smyth

Format: Paperback

AUD $45.00

An introduction to the process of social policy making in Australia. The authors emphasise the intensely human and political nature of the development of social services and programs, illustrating their arguments with detailed case studies.

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