Books

Rethinking the School

Ian Hunter

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Rethinking the School is one of the first major applications of Foucault's genealogical method to the school system, and will be widely debated by educationalists, policy-makers and those interested in the interaction of government and subjectivity.

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Australia's Spies and their Secrets

David McKnight

Format: Paperback

AUD $32.99

Australia's Spies and their Secrets tells the inside story of the rise and fall of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) - Australia's premier spy body. Based on thousands of documents never before revealed and interviews with former ASIO officers and many of those spied upon, this fascinating book exposes the secret elements of Australia's post-war politics and history.

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Government and Business Relations in Australia

Randal G Stewart

Format: Paperback

AUD $45.00

Examines the interrelationships between business and the government in Australia.

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The Liberals

Dean Jaensch

AUD $27.99

The Liberals unpacks the current crisis within the Australian Liberal Party and leaves no doubt about the challenge of rebuilding the party.

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Australian Television Culture

Tom O'Regan

AUD $32.99

Australian television has been transformed over the past decade. Australian Television Culture is the first book to offer a comprehensive analysis of the fundamental changes of this period. It is also the first to offer a substantial treatment of the significance of multiculturalism and Aboriginal initiatives in television.

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A History of the Australian Churches

Ian Breward

AUD $35.00

A History of the Australian Churches is the first general history about the role of churches in Australian society. It offers a balanced and thoughtful historical analysis of how the Christian churches have shaped and been shaped by a number of key issues, and breaks new ground in comparing denominations and setting the development of Aboriginal and Islander Christianity in context.

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Out West

Diane Powell

AUD $27.99

Out West is the story of Sydney's much maligned western suburbs: how the city spread across the plains to the Blue Mountains, and why the 'westie' stigma haunts the people of the region.

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The Unobtrusive Researcher

Allan Kellehear

AUD $32.99

A practical guide to a range of methods that can supplement and, at times, even replace conventional social research.

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Curriculum Development and Design

Murray Print

AUD $39.99

This book has been written to provide a current, practical, Australian-based approach to designing and developing curriculum.

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Banjo Paterson

Selected and introduced by Richard Hall

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Banjo Paterson's ballads are as fresh and alive today as they were one hundred years ago. This new and lively selection of poetry and prose brings together all the old classics along with the not-so-well-known and the off-beat, and allows the modern reader to gain a new appreciation of some of Australia's favourite literature.

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