Academic & Professional

Australian Attitudes

Edited by Jonathan Kelley and Clive Bean

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Australian Attitudes presents a set of analyses from the National Social Science Survey which explore a wide range of interesting questions about the attitudes, values and behaviour of the Australian public.

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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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Louts and Legends

J. C. Walker

AUD $24.99

Louts and Legends is a detailed depiction of four groups of young men in their last years of school and beyond, recording their ways of life, their responses to school and teachers, and their experience of job-seeking, employment, unemployment, further education and training.

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No Charity There

Brian Dickey

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

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

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Born in the Cattle

Ann McGrath

AUD $24.99

Born in the Cattle is a major work of social history, describing the extensive involvement of Aboriginal people in the northern cattle industry and the texture of everyday life and work in the outback north before World War II.

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Teachers' Work

RW Connell

Format: Paperback

AUD $21.99

Teachers' Work is a highly readable and often amusing account of the reality of teachers' working lives that will give teachers themselves cause for reflection, give students a picture of the real world of teaching, and allow parents an insight into how things look from the other side of the school wall.

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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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