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Before The Mortgage: Reat Stories of Brazen Loves, Broken Leases, and the Perplexing Pursuit of Adulthood, Christina Amini & Rachel Huton [Editors]
Before The Mortgage: Reat Stories of Brazen Loves, Broken Leases, and the Perplexing Pursuit of Adulthood
Christina Amini & Rachel Huton [Editors]
12.00 AUD



Division Street: America, Studs Terkel
Division Street: America
Studs Terkel
7.50 AUD



Just Between You & Me: The Art of Ethical Relationships, Christina Colegate
Just Between You & Me: The Art of Ethical Relationships
Christina Colegate
12.00 AUD



Explorations In General Theory In Social Science Vol 1 & Vol 2, Loubser, Baum, Effrat, Lidz
Explorations In General Theory In Social Science Vol 1 & Vol 2
Loubser, Baum, Effrat, Lidz
95.00 AUD



Generations: Baby Boomers, Their Parents and Their Children, Hugh Mackay
Generations: Baby Boomers, Their Parents and Their Children
Hugh Mackay
12.00 AUD



Thai Ways, Denis Segaller
Thai Ways
Denis Segaller
14.00 AUD



Work & Well-being, Peter Warr and Toby Wall
Work & Well-being
Peter Warr and Toby Wall
8.00 AUD



Population, Roland Pressat
Population
Roland Pressat
8.00 AUD



 

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Colour, Race and Empire, A.G. Russell
1 A.G. Russell Colour, Race and Empire
Victor Gollancz 228223 London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Left Book Club Edition - Not For Sale To The Public 278 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 228223. Hardcover 
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Swedish Mentality, Ake Daun
2 Ake Daun Swedish Mentality
The Pennsylvania State University Press 247726 Pennsylvania 1996 0271015020 / 9780271015026 Softcover Very Good Condition Is there a distinctly Swedish national character? Are Swedes truly shy, unemotional, conflict-avoiding, melancholy, and dour? Swedish Mentality, the English translation of the hugely successful book published in Sweden in 1989, considers the reality behind the myth. The author, ke Daun, is a respected ethnologist who is sometimes referred to as the "guru" of Swedish character. In recent years, it has become popular to discuss Swedishness and Swedish identity. The advent of the European Union and the increasing presence of immigrant refugees in Sweden have fueled public debate on the distinctiveness of Swedish culture. Daun, however, goes beyond stereotype, drawing upon statistics gathered over more than a decade of research. The result is an entertaining and engagingly written book. Throughout, Daun quotes from interviews with native Swedes and immigrants as well as from travel accounts, folklore, and proverbs. We learn why some Swedes might prefer to walk up a flight of stairs rather than share an elevator with a neighbor and why some gain satisfaction from walking alone in the woods or going fishing. Daun describes a range of factors influencing Swedish character, including population composition, rural background, and even climate. He recognizes behavioral variations related to gender, age, class, and region, and he considers subtleties of individual character as well. Swedish Mentality should interest a wide array of readers, whether of Swedish descent or not. 236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; United States; Sociology & Culture; Sociology. ISBN: 0271015020. ISBN/EAN: 9780271015026. Inventory No: 247726. Paperback 
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The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century, Alan M. Dershowitz
3 Alan M. Dershowitz The Vanishing American Jew: In Search of Jewish Identity for the Next Century
Little, Brown and Company 247628 Boston 1997 First Edition 0316181331 / 9780316181334 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine In this urgent book, Alan M. Dershowitz shows why American Jews are in danger of disappearing - and what must be done now to create a renewed sense of Jewish identity for the next century. In previous times, the threats to Jewish survival were external - the virulent consequences of anti-Semitism. Now, however, in late-twentieth-century America, the danger has shifted. Jews today are more secure, more accepted, more assimilated, and more successful than ever before. They've dived into the melting pot - and they've achieved the American Dream. And that, according to Dershowitz, is precisely the problem. More than 50 percent of Jews will marry non-Jews, and their children will most often be raised as non-Jews. Which means, in the view of Dershowitz, that American Jews will vanish as a distinct cultural group sometime in the next century - unless they act now. Speaking to concerned Jews everywhere, Dershowitz calls for a new Jewish identity that focuses on the positive - the 3,500-year-old legacy of Jewish culture, values, and traditions. Dershowitz shows how this new Jewish identity can compete in America's open environment of opportunity and choice - and offers concrete proposals on how to instill it in the younger generation. 395 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; United States; Sociology & Culture; World Affairs::Current Events. ISBN: 0316181331. ISBN/EAN: 9780316181334. Inventory No: 247628. Hardcover 
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One Among Many: Living in Urban Australia, Alex Kondos
4 Alex Kondos One Among Many: Living in Urban Australia
F. W. Cheshire 232530 Australia 1971 0701512717 / 9780701512712 Softcover Good Condition 126 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Sociology & Culture; Sociology. ISBN: 0701512717. ISBN/EAN: 9780701512712. Inventory No: 232530. Paperback 
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For Sociology - Renewal and Critique in Sociology Today, Alvin W. Gouldner
5 Alvin W. Gouldner For Sociology - Renewal and Critique in Sociology Today
Pelican / Penguin Books 226338 Great Britain 1975 0140218459 / 9780140218459 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 465 pages. Tanning due to age. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140218459. ISBN/EAN: 9780140218459. Inventory No: 226338. Paperback 
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In the Children's Aid - J J Kelso and Child Welfare in Ontario, Andrew Jones and Leonard Rutman
6 Andrew Jones and Leonard Rutman In the Children's Aid - J J Kelso and Child Welfare in Ontario
Univrtsity of toronto Press 150211 Toronto, Canada 1981 First Edition 0802054919 / 9780802054913 Hardcover Very Good Good 210 pages. The present system of child welfare in Canada dates from 1893, the year in which the Ontario Legislature passed an Act for the Prevention of Cruelty to and Better Protection of Children. Minor rubbing to dust jacket, small tear in lower front edge, large open tear in upper rear, now protected by plastic. Red endpapers. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Countries::Canada. ISBN: 0802054919. ISBN/EAN: 9780802054913. Inventory No: 150211. Hardcover 
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Australian Canadian Studies - A Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences - The Idea of Place: New Zealand Issue Vol. 18 Nos. 1 & 2, 2000, Australian Canadian Studies
7 Australian Canadian Studies Australian Canadian Studies - A Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences - The Idea of Place: New Zealand Issue Vol. 18 Nos. 1 & 2, 2000
Australian Canadian Studies 226167 Australia 2000 Softcover Fine Condition Gift Quality 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Australian. Inventory No: 226167. Paperback 
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Sociology of Science, Barry Barnes - Editor
8 Barry Barnes - Editor Sociology of Science
Pelican / Penguin Books 226824 Great Britain 1972 0140806199 / 9780140806199 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 396 pages. Age tanning to pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140806199. ISBN/EAN: 9780140806199. Inventory No: 226824. Paperback 
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Surviving The 70's, Benjamin DeMott
9 Benjamin DeMott Surviving The 70's
Penguin Books 000101 USA 1972 0140034153 / 9780140034158 Paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket 153 pages. First published by E. P. Dutton & Co Inc 1971. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140034153. ISBN/EAN: 9780140034158. Inventory No: 000101. Paperback 
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The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, Bernard Shaw
10 Bernard Shaw The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism
Constable 235683 London 1928 Hardcover Good Condition Green decorative boards. Front title page and blank front endpaper have been removed. Contents page has Chapter titles underlined in pink pen. 495 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Politics. Inventory No: 235683. Hardcover 
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Geographies of Disability, Brendan Gleeson
11 Brendan Gleeson Geographies of Disability
Routledge 247419 London 1999 0415179092 / 9780415179096 Softcover Very Good Condition This book explains how space, place and mobility have shaped the experiences of disabled people both in the past and in contemporary societies. The key features of this insightful study include: * a critical appraisal of theories of disability and a new disability model * case studies to explore how the transition to capitalism disadvantaged disabled people * an exploration of the Western city and the policies of community care and accessibility regulation. Brendan Gleeson presents an important contribution to the major policy debates on disability in Western societies and offers new considerations for the broader debates on embodiment and space within Geography. 253 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Health::Medical. ISBN: 0415179092. ISBN/EAN: 9780415179096. Inventory No: 247419. Paperback 
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Working Class Community: Some General Notions Raised by a Series of Studies in Northern England, Brian Jackson
12 Brian Jackson Working Class Community: Some General Notions Raised by a Series of Studies in Northern England
Pelican / Penguin Books 229534 Great Britain 1972 0140213686 / 9780140213683 Softcover Good Condition 195 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140213686. ISBN/EAN: 9780140213683. Inventory No: 229534. Paperback 
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The Social Roots of Prosperity - The Twelfth Annual John Bonython Lecture [Ana Hotel Sydney], Brigitte Berger
13 Brigitte Berger The Social Roots of Prosperity - The Twelfth Annual John Bonython Lecture [Ana Hotel Sydney]
The Centre for Independent Studies 228063 1996 1864320133 / 9781864320138 Softcover 17 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1864320133. ISBN/EAN: 9781864320138. Inventory No: 228063. Paperback 
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Multicultural Questions, Christian Joppke & Steveb Lukes - Editors
14 Christian Joppke & Steveb Lukes - Editors Multicultural Questions
Oxford University Press 226401 Great Britain 2002 019829610X / 9780198296102 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket This volume assembles leading scholars from a range of disciplines to debate multiculturalism in theory and practice. The volume is grouped around four central questions raised by multiculturalism; Is universalism ethnocentric?; Does multiculturalism threaten citizenship?; Do minorities require group rights?; and what can Europe learn from North America? The book aims to answer these questions by moving the debate about multicultural questions into a more consensual mode. The authors show a resistance to either endorsing or rejecting multiculturalism, but a preference for dissecting and differentiating the concrete historical and geographical contexts in which specified versions of multiculturalism make sense, and others in which they do not. 267 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 019829610X. ISBN/EAN: 9780198296102. Inventory No: 226401. Hardcover 
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Before The Mortgage: Reat Stories of Brazen Loves, Broken Leases, and the Perplexing Pursuit of Adulthood, Christina Amini & Rachel Huton [Editors]
15 Christina Amini & Rachel Huton [Editors] Before The Mortgage: Reat Stories of Brazen Loves, Broken Leases, and the Perplexing Pursuit of Adulthood
Simon Spotlight Entertainment 245005 New York 2006 1416913580 / 9781416913580 Softcover Good Condition The swank apartment, the killer job, and the perfect boyfriend/girlfriend haven't yet fallen into place. Is this really adulthood? Welcome to life before the mortgage. Here's what you need to know. Christina Amini and Rachel Hutton have brought together the very best writing on this unpredictable -- and often hilarious -- time. This book features essays by celebrated writers such as Joel Stein, Thisbe Nissen, Thomas Beller, Found magazine's Davy Rothbart, and ReadyMade's Shoshana Berger, as well as exciting new writers. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; United States; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1416913580. ISBN/EAN: 9781416913580. Inventory No: 245005. Paperback 
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Just Between You & Me: The Art of Ethical Relationships, Christina Colegate
16 Christina Colegate Just Between You & Me: The Art of Ethical Relationships
Pan Macmillan 242695 Australia 2004 1405036117 / 9781405036115 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition A good life'. This is what most of us aspire to, but what does it actually mean and how can we achieve it? These questions have been pondered by philosophers for centuries. Young Australian philosopher Christina Colegate reflects on many aspects of modern life - love, our bodies, friendship, family, home, democracy and compassion. With insights from groundbreaking thinkers and plenty of humour along the way, "Just Between You and Me" takes readers on a journey through Western thought. Drawing on personal experiences, Christina Colegate builds a bridge between philosophical ideas and everyday experiences. All the time, she seeks to answer the question of how we might live deeper, wiser and more enriched lives. 260 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Family & Relationships::Relationships; Family & Relationships; Sociology. ISBN: 1405036117. ISBN/EAN: 9781405036115. Inventory No: 242695. Paperback 
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Affluenza: When Too Much is never Enough, Clive Hamilton
17 Clive Hamilton Affluenza: When Too Much is never Enough
Allen & Unwin 247730 Australia 2005 1741146712 / 9781741146714 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Our houses are bigger than ever, but our families are smaller. Our kids go to the best schools we can afford, but we hardly see them. We've got more money to spend, yet we're further in debt than ever before. What is going on?The Western world is in the grip of a consumption binge that is unique in human history. We aspire to the lifestyles of the rich and famous at the cost of family, friends and personal fulfilment. Rates of stress, depression and obesity are up as we wrestle with the emptiness and endless disappointments of the consumer life.Affluenza pulls no punches, claiming our whole society is addicted to overconsumption. It tracks how much Australians overwork, the growing mountains of stuff we throw out, the drugs we take to 'self-medicate' and the real meaning of 'choice'. Fortunately there is a cure. More and more Australians are deciding to ignore the advertisers, reduce their consumer spending and recapture their time for the things that really matter.'Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss at the Australia Institute never disappoint they set out on paths others don't go down, then explore without fear or favour and finally draw conclusions about modern Australia, warts and all. It's all accompanied by passion which is why the results cannot be ignored.' - Geraldine Doogue, ABC broadcaster'Fascinating at the same time a call to arms and a chill-pill, Affluenza challenges not just individuals, but society itself.' - Adam Spencer, comedian, mathematician and radio DJ 224 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 1741146712. ISBN/EAN: 9781741146714. Inventory No: 247730. Paperback 
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The Road to Character, David Brooks
18 David Brooks The Road to Character
Random House 245436 New York 2015 0812983416 / 9780812983418 Softcover Near Fine Condition With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways. In The Social Animal, he explored the neuroscience of human connection and how we can flourish together. Now, in The Road to Character, he focuses on the deeper values that should inform our lives. Looking to some of the world's greatest thinkers and inspiring leaders, Brooks explores how, through internal struggle and a sense of their own limitations, they have built a strong inner character. Labor activist Frances Perkins understood the need to suppress parts of herself so that she could be an instrument in a larger cause. Dwight Eisenhower organized his life not around impulsive self-expression but considered self-restraint. Dorothy Day, a devout Catholic convert and champion of the poor, learned as a young woman the vocabulary of simplicity and surrender. Civil rights pioneers A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin learned reticence and the logic of self-discipline, the need to distrust oneself even while waging a noble crusade. Blending psychology, politics, spirituality, and confessional, The Road to Character provides an opportunity for us to rethink our priorities, and strive to build rich inner lives marked by humility and moral depth. 296 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sociology; United States; Sociology & Culture; ISBN/EAN: 9780812983418. Inventory No: 245436. Paperback 
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The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History, David Hackett Fischer
19 David Hackett Fischer The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
Oxford University Press 247854 Oxford 1996 019505377X / 9780195053777 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine David Hackett Fischer, one of our most prominent historians, has garnered a reputation for making history come alive - even stories as familiar as Paul Revere's ride, or as complicated as the assimilation of British culture in North America. Now, in The Great Wave, Fischer has done it again, marshalling an astonishing array of historical facts in lucid and compelling prose to outline a history of prices - 'the history of change', as Fischer puts it - covering the dazzling sweep of Western history from the medieval glory of Chartres to the modern day. Going far beyond the economic data, Fischer writes a powerful history of the people of the Western world: the economic patterns they lived in, and the politics, culture, and society that they created as a result. As he did in Albion's Seed and Paul Revere's Ride, two of the most talked-about history books in recent years, Fischer combines extensive research and meticulous scholarship with wonderfully evocative writing to create a book for scholars and general readers alike. Records of prices are more abundant than any other quantifiable data, and span the entire range of history, from tables of medieval grain prices to the overabundance of modern statistics. Fischer studies this wealth of data, creating a narrative that encompasses all of Western culture. He describes four waves of price revolutions, each beginning in a period of equilibrium: the High Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and finally the Victorian Age. Each revolution is marked by continuing inflation, a widening gap between rich and poor, increasing instability, and finally a crisis at the crest of the wave that is characterized by demographic contraction, social and political upheaval, and economic collapse. The most violent of these climaxes was the catastrophic fourteenth century, in which war, famine, and the Black Death devastated the continent - the only time in Europe's history that the population actually declined. Fischer also brilliantly illuminates how these long economic waves are closely intertwined with social and political events, affecting the very mindset of the people caught in them. The long periods of equilibrium are marked by cultural and intellectual movements - such as the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the Victorian Age - based on a belief in order and harmony and in the triumph of progress and reason. By contrast, the years of price revolution created a melancholy culture of despair. Fischer suggests that we are living now in the last stages of a price revolution that has been building since the turn of the century. The destabilizing price surges and declines and the diminished expectations the United States has suffered in recent years - and the famines and wars of other areas of the globe - are typical of the crest of a price revolution. He does not attempt to predict what will happen, noting that 'uncertainty about the future is an inexorable fact of our condition'. Rather, he ends with a brilliant analysis of where we might go from here and what our choices are now. This book is essential reading for anyone concerned about the state of the world today. 532 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Britain/UK; History; Sociology. ISBN: 019505377X. ISBN/EAN: 9780195053777. Inventory No: 247854. Hardcover 
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Airspaces, David Pascoe
20 David Pascoe Airspaces
Reaktion Books 247851 London 2001 1861890907 / 9781861890900 Softcover Near Fine Condition As mass air transport shrinks the world and requires airport complexes large enough to be regarded as self-contained cities, this book argues that airspace - that transitional area stretching from terminal to terminal, across time zones or between the check-in desk and the baggage carousel - must be regarded as a discrete destination on any map of our age. At the hub of this exclusive enclave, which rises from the runway to an altitude of several thousand feet and which calmly accommodates the dangers of take-off and landing procedures, lies the airport - the concrete manifestation of airspace. The airport is a locale of anxiety and chance where, in order to expedite air traffic, authority is absolute, time is relative and liberties are always taken. David Pascoe's wide-ranging book blends personal observation with detailed discussions of social history, air accidents, landscape, architecture, politics, aesthetics, literature and film to provide a striking account of the airport as a unique space and singular form of modernity, a place fundamental to any accurate sense of what we are now, and where we are going. 303 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Architecture; Architecture; Sociology. ISBN: 1861890907. ISBN/EAN: 9781861890900. Inventory No: 247851. Paperback 
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