Sociology

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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Gender at Work

Ann Game and Rosemary Pringle

Format: Paperback

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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