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Angola: Promises and Lies

Karl Maier

Angola's civil war has been the longest and bloodiest in Africa. In 1992 the country, once the battleground for a proxy war between the Cold War superpowers, was supposed to become a symbol of ...
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Beyond the Contract State

Ideas for social and economic renewal in South Australia

John Spoehr

Beyond the Contract State challenges the foundations and effectiveness of economic rationalism. It argues that privatisation and contracting out are undermining the capacity of government to meet ...
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Breaking the Boundaries

Australian activists tell their stories

Yvonne Allen, Joy Noble

What makes an activist? What makes one person speak out against injustice while another will be content to get angry at the TV news? What makes the activist so determined to make her or his voice heard, often against powerful odds? This book looks for answers in the personal stories of 46 Australians, young and old, fighting to be heard in a range of areas including human rights, gender issues, and the environment. ...

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Breaking the Boundaries - ebook: epub

Australian activists tell their stories

Yvonne Allen, Joy Noble

What makes an activist? What makes one person speak out against injustice while another will be content to get angry at the TV news? What makes the activist so determined to make her or his voice heard, often against powerful odds? This book looks for answers in the personal stories of 46 Australians, young and old, fighting to be heard in a range of areas including human rights, gender issues, and the environment. ...

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Australian activists tell their stories

Yvonne Allen, Joy Noble

What makes an activist? What makes one person speak out against injustice while another will be content to get angry at the TV news? What makes the activist so determined to make her or his voice heard, often against powerful odds? This book looks for answers in the personal stories of 46 Australians, young and old, fighting to be heard in a range of areas including human rights, gender issues, and the environment. ...

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Business, Charity and Sentiment Part Two

The South Australian Housing Trust 1987-2011

Susan Marsden

The South Australian Housing Trust has supplied a broad range of public and private housing across the state over 75 years, and in so doing has built and renewed suburbs and towns and contributed to the social and economic wellbeing of many thousands of South Australians. Business, Charity and Sentiment, the fifty-year history of this renowned public enterprise, was published in 1986. Drawing on contemporary and often contentious records and recollections, Susan Marsden carries the Trust's story through the turbulent 25 years that followed, a time of profound social, environmental, political and public sector change. ...

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Days of Masks and Riddles

Franz Kempf

In this powerful new book renowned artist Franz Kempf takes aim at the world's warmongering, especially in the Middle East. ...

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Deadly Disclosures

Whistle blowing and the ethical meltdown of Australia

William De Maria

Australian whistleblowers, like miners with lights on their hats, take us into a world of wrong-doing that few of us know or want to believe exists. Deadly Disclosures is a provocative analysis ...
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Desert Sorrow

Asylum seekers at Woomera

Tom Mann

The great achievement of this book is that the people are real, not figments of media construction, and we get to care about them, and worry for them. Australia has in recent years implemented harsh measures on refugees and asylum seekers ...
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Emigrants and Historians

Essays in honour of Eric Richards

Philip Payton

In this innovative and ambitious collection of chapters, Philip Payton brings together a distinguished team of international specialists to explore the entwined themes of Emigrants and Historians. ...

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