Books

The Making and Breaking of the Australian Family

Michael Gilding

AUD $27.99

Looks at the family in history, tracing the shift from household economy, to the child-centred nuclear family, to the recent proliferation of households.

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Intersexions

Edited by Gillian Bottomley, Marie de Lepervanche and Jeannie Martin

AUD $27.99

Do writings about ethnicity, class and gender form a 'holy trinity' or challenge previous unidimensional analyses? Intersexions aims to understand the processes by which relations of power are maintained, reproduced and resisted. It also examines modes of representation within areas such as social theory, feminism, and development theory.

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My drum

Kay Davies and Wendy Oldfield

Format: Board Book

AUD $16.95

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Going Home

Archie Weller

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

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Cricket Beyond the Bazaar

Mike Coward

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $27.99

Cricket Beyond the Bazaar examines Australian cricket on the Indian subcontinent, focusing on the triumphs and controversies of the last 10 years. Colourful tales of life in India and Pakistan and amusing descriptions of the pleasures and problems awaiting cricketers and journalists on tour are richly interwoven with on-field dramas. A welcome addition to any cricket library.

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Australia's Immigrants

Geoffrey Sherington

AUD $27.99

Geoffrey Sherington's Australia's Immigrants is the best one-volume account of the dynamic part migration has played in the formation of Australian society.

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Out of Luck

Stephen Garton

AUD $27.99

Out of Luck uncovers the history of the many who have always had to struggle hard to survive in this 'lucky' country and who have seldom shared in the rewards of a well endowed society. Stephen Garton draws on the findings of social history, welfare history and women's to present a lively account of an important feature of Australia's history - and present, and future.

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Feminine/Masculine and Representation

Edited by Terry Threadgold and Anne Cranny-Francis

AUD $27.99

Feminine/Masculine and Representation examines important debates about gender and sexuality, representation and cultural politics, and provides an introduction to some of the fundamental issues of gender studies, critical theory and cultural studies.

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Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Femocrats

Anna Yeatman

AUD $24.99

Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Femocrats contests some of the fundamental features of the contemporary State as it is manifested in Australia and makes a major contribution to a critical tradition of writing and analysis in public administration.

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The Winning Side

Peter Corris

AUD $24.99

A gripping novel tracing the life of Aboriginal boxer and journalist Charlie Thomas from highly successful Australian writer Peter Corris.

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