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40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child.
Mathias, Barbara; French, Mary Ann.
ISBN: 0062733222
HarperPerennial / Collins New York 1996 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 152 pp. This is the first book to provide American families with the tools they need to talk openly about racism and to respect and appreciate differences. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24539  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Game As Old As Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption.
Hiatt, Steven (editor); Perkins, John (introduction); Fraser, Bernie (foreword).
ISBN: 9781921203282
Woodslane Press Sydney, Warriewood 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear, minor pencil annotation. 428 pp. From the introduction by John Perkins author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: The contributors to this book uncover events that have taken place across a wide range of countries, all EHM game plans under a variety of guises. The chapters are written in an order that follows the flow of money and power in the Global Empire.Other economic hit men, journalists, and investigators reveal many more deeply disturbing stories of greed and international corruption. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30278  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Thousand Shards of Glass: There is Another America.
Katakis, Michael.
ISBN: 9781471131431
Simon & Schuster London 2014 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear jacket. 122 pp. The author discusses a changing America, very different to the one he still loves. These essays, letters and journal entries were written as a farewell to his country. A powerful and personal polemic, this book is the author’s appeal to his fellow citizens to change their course. He gives a glimpse beyond the myth, to a country whose best days could still lie ahead 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30359  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Action and Appearance: Ethics and the Politics of Writing in Hannah Arendt.
Yeatman, Anna (editor); Hansen, Phillip (editor); Zolkos, Magdalena (editor); Barbour, Charles (editor).
ISBN: 9781441101730
Continuum New York 2011 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, top corner tip removed front flyleaf, minimal edgewear. 219 pp. These essays examine the important and complex link between action and appearance in Hannah Arendt's political thought. The essays explore the German-American political philosopher’s familiar, previously unpublished and recently rediscovered texts that challenge the established readings of her work. A good resource for anyone wanting to look at her work, political thought, political theory, and political philosophy. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30101  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Activism! Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society [Focus on Contemporary Issues].
Jordan, Tim.
ISBN: 1861891229
Reaktion Books London 2002 
  Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, decorative black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. 164 pp. Shows how acts of civil disobedience have come to dominate the political landscape. Traditional ideological battles are now being replaced by the popular, collective practices of a new political activism. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23067  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Adorno.
Jay, Martin.
ISBN: 0674005155
Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA 1984 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, faint foxing edges, front cover lightly scratched, minor edgewear. 199 pp. A biography of Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), a leading figure in the Frankfurt School of critical sociologists and philosophers, and one of this century's most demanding intellectuals. Examines the major aspects of Adorno's thought, and presents Adorno's theories in understandable terms but remaining true to their unresolved tensions. He is best known for research into the authoritarian personality. 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25533  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Adults in the Room: My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment.
Varoufakis, Yanis.
ISBN: 9781847924452
Bodley Head London 2017 
  Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), minor edgewear dustjacket, front hinge slightly split (pages firm). Heavy (1.1 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 550 pp. The Greek-Australian finance academic writes about European Union's hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors of power. He sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country's relationship with the EU. A blistering and extraordinary tale of brinkmanship, hypocrisy, collusion and betrayal 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40320  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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America in Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible.
Thernstrom, Stephan; Thernstrom, Abigail.
ISBN: 0684809338
Simon & Schuster New York 1997 
  Hardback thick octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.0 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 704 pp. Examines the vexed question of race in modern America. 
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24624  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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As I Was Passing.
Amin, Adibah.
ISBN: 9789833698066
MPH Group Publishing Sdn Bhd Selangor, Malaysia 2007 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, few small dents rear cover. 344 pp. This book celebrates the Malaysian way of life. In this collection of anecdotal essays, the author looks into the heart and soul of Malaysia, past and present, with humour and crisp prose. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25880  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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At the Heart of Terror: Islam, Jihadists, and America's War on Terrorism.
Palmer, Monte; Palmer, Princess.
ISBN: 0742536025
Rowman & Littlefield Lanham, MD 2004 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket). 293 pp. This accessible and deeply informed book examines the threat that Muslim extremists pose to America and provides a balanced and nuanced discussion of Iraq as a test case of America's war on terror. Explaining the basics of Islam and guiding the reader through the intricacies of each significant extremist group, the authors answer key questions: Who are the Muslim extremists and how do they fit within the broader context of the Islamic religion? What is their war plan and how do they operate? Who are their allies and what are their weaknesses? What is the experience of Israel, the Islamic world, and the United States in fighting Muslim extremists? How can they be defeated? 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16566  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Before the Shooting Begins: Searching for Democracy in America's Culture War.
Hunter, James Davison.
ISBN: 0029155010
Free Press New York 1994 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), minimal edgewear. 310 pp. American sociologist examines moral issues at the core of American cultural conflict, with a focus on the abortion debate - contentious issues that recently have provoked violence. He finds chilling parallels between the current cultural wars and the turbulent period just before the American Civil War. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13745  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Beginnings: Intention and Method.
Said, Edward W.
ISBN: 1862071608
Granta Books London 1997 
  Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 416 pp. This book brings together history, philosophy, structuralism and critical theory in a stimulating work of literary criticism. The author argues that during the 18th and 19th centuries, the novel was the major attempt in Western literary culture to give beginnings an authorizing, institutional and specialized role in art, experience and knowledge. He traces this idea through the late 19th and early 20th centuries - to Freud's discoveries and the novels of modernist authors - and examines the question of beginnings in critical discourse, and the work of the French structuralists. Combines philosophy and belles-lettres, and does not separate literature from history, philosophy and social discourse, thereby broadening the role of criticism from celebration and orthodoxy to re-experiencing and questioning. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30296  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.
Boo, Katherine.
ISBN: 9781921844638
Scribe Publications Melbourne, Brunswick 2012 
  Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear corners. 256 pp. This book tells the dramatic stories of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi which is a makeshift settlement near Mumbai airport. The author uses intelligence, humour, and deep insight into what connects human beings in an era of change. Learn about the daily struggles of Abdul, Asha, Asha's daughter, and Kalu as they do their best to cope with what they have. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29210  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Being Human: The Problem of Agency.
Archer, Margaret.
ISBN: 0521795648
Cambridge University Press (CUP) Cambridge 2000 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear, light biro mark top edge. 323 pp. In this original and thought provoking book, the author argues that being human depends on an interaction with the real world in which practice takes primacy over language in the emergence of human self-consciousness, thought, emotionality and personal identity. This book builds on the themes explored in her previous books. 
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28126  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Border Dialogues: Journeys in Postmodernity [Comedia Series].
Chambers, Iain.
ISBN: 0415013755
Routledge London 1990 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, top spine lightly rubbed, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. 146 pp. Examines some areas of contemporary culture, philosophy and criticism from the postmodern perspective. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24187  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Brainwash: The Cover-up Society [Brain wash].
Arnold, Guy.
ISBN: 1852274255
Virgin Books London 1992 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), small mark edges, minor edgewear jacket. 324 pp. Probes the pressing moral issues facing contemporary British society. The first revelation of a potent force in society today: brainwashing. He illustrates his arguments with new information on events snatched from headlines, among them the government and media treatment of the Gulf War (1990s), the Spycatcher and Rushdie affairs. provides us some chilling and prescient lessons for the future. We get the governments and institutions we deserve, and no brainwashing can be effective without collusion, implicit or otherwise, of the brainwashed. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9601  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Brotherhoods of Fear: A History of Violent Organizations.
Elliott, Paul.
ISBN: 0713726873
Blandford Press London 1998 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, minor edgewear jacket (minor foxing reverse side). 255 pp. In this informative book, the author examines secretive criminal groups, large and small, through history and across the globe. (Publisher's note loosely inserted.). 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24693  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Canada: The Great Lone Land.
Driedger, Leo.
ISBN: 0195411617
Oxford University Press Ontario 1996 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, figures, tables, minimal edgewear, faint foxing top edge. 352 pp. In this book the author looks at Canadian ethnicity from the perspectives of identity and inequality, theories of ethnicity and change, demographic history, regionalism, class and socio-economic status, prejudice, discrimination, and racism, the quest for minority rights. The text discusses the charter Europeans and later immigrants, the First Nations, language and the Quebec 'nation', rural and urban preservation of ethnic identities. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23355  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Carl Von Clausewitz on War.
Von Clausewitz, Carl; Rapoport, Anatol (editor).
ISBN: 0140444270
Penguin Group London 1988 
  Paperback small thick trade, good plus condition, corner tips lightly creased covers, slight crease & scuff front cover, spine ends little rubbed, tiny piece missing base spine, top spine little bumped, minor edgewear. 459 pp. Carl Von Clausewitz is best remembered for his pronouncement that war is a continuation of politics by other means, and his observations on total war. Professor Rapoport in his introduction, states that Clausewitz made a distinction between judicious and injudicious war, and the relationship he detected between war and politics means that war can only be waged in certain circumstances. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40492  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Civil Society: Challenging Western Models [European Association of Social Anthropologists Series].
Hann, Chris (editor); Dunn, Elizabeth (editor).
ISBN: 0415132193
Routledge London 1996 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, spine lightly creased, minor edgewear. 248 pp. Draws on case materials from the USA, Britain, four of the former communist countries of Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Middle East, Indonesia, China and Japan. How relevant is the individualistic-liberal model of Western society? Demonstrates the contribution that anthropology can make to the current debate in the social sciences. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21023  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed.
Diamond, Jared.
ISBN: 9780143036555
Penguin Books New York 2006 
  Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white photos, bottom corners few pages & rear cover little creased, top spine lightly bumped, minor edgewear. 575 pp. Explores how human use and abuse of the environment reveals the truth behind the world's great collapses of civilisations. By the author of bestselling "Guns, Germs, and Steel". 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26929  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Color and Money: Politics and Prospects for Community Reinvestment in Urban America [SUNY Series in the New Inequalities].
Squires, Gregory D.; O'Connor, Sally.
ISBN: 0791449521
State University of New York Press Albany, NY 2001 
  Paperback octavo, good plus condition, figures, tables, light impressions front cover, minor edgewear corners. 202 pp. This case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin - a fairly typical urban area that has experienced systematic disinvestment. A budding reinvestment movement demonstrates the continuing significance of race in determining who gets home mortgage and small business loans. This book offers critical policy recommendations for increasing access to capital in central city communities and for racial minorities throughout the nation's metropolitan areas. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23691  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Complete Without Kids: An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or Chance.
Walker, Ellen.
ISBN: 9781608320738
Greenleaf Book Group Press Austin, TX 2011 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, top corners creased two pages, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 159 pp. A comprehensive resource on the rewards and challenges of childfree living. Written by a licensed clinical psychologist, the book looks at childfree living from a unique, unbiased perspective. There are thought-provoking questions, support and guidance in this productive guide for anyone interested in taking the childfree path. 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28623  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Confrontation: Black and White.
Bennett, Lerone Jr.
Penguin Books Baltimore 1969 
  Paperback, good condition, light toning pages, top edge foxed, minor edgewear. 276 pp. Descriptive analysis of the Negro (African-American) revolt in America - its origins, history, and implications for the future. Drawing on his knowledge of Negro history, his awareness of Negro sociological problems in the contemporary world, the author gives a clear evaluation of the present situation and brings forth the many hidden and sometimes uncomfortable truths about racial conflict. 
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Book Number: 23309  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Conspiracy Culture: From the Kennedy Assassination to the X-Files.
Knight, Peter.
ISBN: 0415189780
Routledge London 2000 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, corner creased rear cover. 287 pp. Conspiracy theories are everywhere in post-war American culture. From postmodern novels to The X-Files and from gangsta rap to feminist polemic, there is a widespread suspicion that sinister forces are conspiring to take control of our national destiny, our minds, and even our bodies. Conspiracy explanations can no longer be dismissed as the paranoid delusions of far-right crackpots. They have become a necessary response to a risky and increasingly globalized world, in which everything is connected but nothing adds up. An engaging and cogent analysis of the development of conspiracy culture, and about familiar topics like the Kennedy assassination, alien abduction, body horror, AIDS, crack cocaine, the New World Order, as well as more unusual ones like the conspiracies of patriarchy and white supremacy. By lecturer in American studies, Manchester University. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16832  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Contested Concepts in Gender and Social Politics.
Hobson, Barbara (editor); Lewis, Jane (editor); Siim, Birte (editor).
ISBN: 1843768445
Edward Elgar Cheltenham, Glouc. 2002 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. 242 pp. These essays are an important contribution to the current literature on gender and social politics. Challenges mainstream thinking on welfare states, citizenship, family, work, and social policy. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23656  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Controlling Immigration: A Global Perspective.
Cornelius, Wayne A. (editor); Martin, Philip L. (editor); Hollifield, James F. (editor).
ISBN: 0804724989
Stanford University Press Stanford, CA 1998 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, tables, minimal edgewear. 442 pp. A systematic, comparative, multidisciplinary study of immigration policies and their outcomes in nine industrialized democracies: United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Japan. The book includes 15 commentaries on the case studies by immigration specialists from the countries examined. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24296  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism.
Yunus, Muhammad.
ISBN: 9781586486679
Public Affairs New York 2007 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white photos, minor edgewear, edges & pages lightly toned. 282 pp. An inspiring book in which Yunus goes beyond his microcredit revolution. He pioneers the idea of social business which is a completely new way to use the creative vibrancy of business to solve social problems from poverty to pollution to inadequate health care and lack of education. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30224  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Cross-cultural Approaches to Adoption [European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Series].
Bowie, Fiona.
ISBN: 0415303516
Routledge Milton Park, Oxon 2004 
  Paperback large thick octavo, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear. 279 pp. Anthropological essays that examine adoption practices from Africa, Oceania, Asia and Central America, including examples of societies in which children are routinely separated from their biological parents, or passed through several foster families. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24554  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Divided Nations: Why Global Governance is Failing, and What We Can Do About It.
Goldin, Ian.
ISBN: 9780199689033
Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford 2014 
  Paperback small trade, very good condition, figures, bottom corner front cover creased, minor edgewear. 207 pp. This book identifies the key challenges and explores new approaches to effective governance in our interconnected world. The author argues that the UN, World Bank, and other global institutions are not able to adequately tackle financial crises, cybercrime, climate change, migration, pandemics, and resource requirements that transcend out national boundaries. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30210  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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