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MODERN FAMILIES: An Australian Text
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MODERN FAMILIES: An Australian Text

By Sarantakos, Sotirios

South Yarra, VIC, Australia: Macmillan Australia, 1998. x, + 446pp., intext tables, and several cartoon-style illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. Half-title page corner-clipped, else textblock unmarked. This book is about marriage and the family in Australia, as moulded by our culture (up to publication date). From the rear panel; "This text has been prepared for students of social sciences and related disciplines, such as sociology, social work, social welfare, psychology, education, nursing, policing studies and criminology, and it contains the essential elements of family study." Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., Part 1/ Family and society. 2/ Marriage. 3/ Family and children. 4/ Family problems and reorganisation. Index. Book weight approx. 665g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.70

BEING ETHNOGRAPHIC. A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Ethnography
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BEING ETHNOGRAPHIC. A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Ethnography

By Madden, Raymond

London: Sage Publications, 2012. ix, + 197pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. "Clear, engaging and original, this book provides invaluable advice as well as practical tools and study aids to those engaged in ethnographic research . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Section 1/ Key Concepts and Theoretical Frames. 2/ Doing Ethnography. 3/ Inscription. 4/ Expanding Ethnography. Summary. Last Word. Questions, more. Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Customers in Australia: *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$17.70

CLIQUES, CROWDS AND GANGS: Group Life of Sydney Adolescents
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CLIQUES, CROWDS AND GANGS: Group Life of Sydney Adolescents

By Dunphy, D.C.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: F.W. Cheshire Publishing , 1969. xi, + 170pp., intext tables and line-drawn figures, Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head and heel. Plain black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very lightly edgeworn only. " . . . this important study fills the need for a first-hand sociological analysis of the structures and dynamics of adolescent groups . . . " The contents of this study of adolescent group life in Sydney, Australia include: Prelims., Introduction, 7 chapters. Footnotes, Appendix (Questionaires used in Research). Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 410g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.65

A GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN. Canberra 1970
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A GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN. Canberra 1970

By Staff Writers

Canberra, A.C.T., Australia: Commonwealth Department of Health, 1970. (ii), + 14pp. Small, intext b/white sketch illustrations, plus several tables, throughout. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound booklet. Staples clean and tight. Booklet square. Printed limp wrapper undamaged. Textblock unmarked. A concise guide to the Australian health benefits system as it applied in 1970 . . . Contents include: Foreword (A.J. Forbes, Minister for Health), Medical Benefits, Hospital Benefits, Nursing Home Benefits, Handicapped Children's Benefit, Subsidised Medical Services, Pharmaceutical Benefits, Pensioner Medical Service, Other Health Services. Booklet weight approx. 30g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover Booklet Staplebound. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.16

WHO WANTS TO LIVE?
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WHO WANTS TO LIVE?

By Burge, Neil

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: The Campion Press, 1969. 80pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections containing some very confronting vehicle accident scenes. Intext sketch-illustrations by Ken Maynard. Book clean and square. Graphically-illustrated, montage-style card wrapper slightly edgeworn and bumped, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The aim of the author of this book is to clearly remind us of our obligations as drivers to fully understand and at all times obey road rules. " . . . the majority of accidents can be avoided . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 11 chapters, Appendix. Book weight approx. 150g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition.. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.16

SOCIOLOGY: A Brief but Critical Introduction  (Second Edition)
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SOCIOLOGY: A Brief but Critical Introduction (Second Edition)

By Giddens, Anthony

Basingstoke & London, United Kingdom : Macmillan Press, 1995. viii, + 179pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed card wrapper nominally bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. " . . . offers a lively, discursive and jargon-free introduction to sociology, acessible to the lay reader as well as to the student . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Preface, 7 chapters, Conclusion, Index. Book weight approx. 230g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Revised Edition, 8th Impression. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.91

FLESH AND BLOOD. A History of the Cannibal Complex
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FLESH AND BLOOD. A History of the Cannibal Complex

By Tannahill, Reay

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975. viii, + 209pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Minor biopredation on foot, else red boards undamaged. Textblock top edge tinted red, else textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (Detail- 'The Last Judgement', by Hieronymus Bosch), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, with slight biopredation on lower rear flap (text unaffected). While researching her book 'Food in History', Reay Tannahill (1929-2007) found many references to cannabilism in human society, spurring her to produce this book, the first general book in English on every aspect of the subject . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 8 chapters, Postscript, Bibliography, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 420g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

TIBETAN REFLECTIONS : Life in a Tibetan Refugee Community
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TIBETAN REFLECTIONS : Life in a Tibetan Refugee Community

By Peter Gold

Cumbria, England: Wisdom Publications, 1984. 111pp., colour photographic (by the author) and line-drawn (Tibetan artists) illustrations. Introduction by Thubten Jigme Norbu. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has a couple of very small, soft corner creases. From the rear panel: "American anthropologist Peter Gold has an abiding love for travelling the globe and delving into the philosophies and cultures of its ancient peoples. His latest journey took him to the Indian Himalayan foothills where he lived and worked with the Tibetan refugee community of Dharamsala . . . he conveys with uncanny accuracy the essence of the way of life of the Tibetan people, preserved here still after twenty-five years of exile from their beloved Himalayan kingdom . . . " Book weight approx. 390g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover with Fold-in Flaps. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA
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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA

By Borowski, Allan and Murray, James M. (Edited by)

North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia: Methuen Australia, 1985. 438pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned, title clearly legible. Previous owner's details to half-title page, several faint foxing spots, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (covered, by previous owner, in permanent plastic film) very good. From the rear panel: " . . . the first comprehensive attempt to address varied questions from a national perspective. Among the twenty-five original contributions comprising this volume are chapters on the causes of female delinquency, the Aboriginal juvenile offender, the mentally retarded juvenile offender, the Children's Courts, diversion programs, juvenile probation and a research agenda to bridge the current knowledge gap." Includes Subject Index and Author Index. Book weight approx. 760g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.16

TERRORISM : Inside a World Phenomenon
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TERRORISM : Inside a World Phenomenon

By Davies, Barry

London: Virgin Books, 2003. viii, + 280pp, two unpaginated plate sections of colour and b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over nominally bumped spine. Black boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgworn only. Written by an 18 year British SAS veteran, Barry Davies, this title is the first complete guide to a phenomenon that affects us all . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, History, Organisations, Attacks, Anti-Terrorist Units, Successful Counter-Terrorism, Future of Terrorism, Summary, Postscript, Appendices, more. Index. Book weight approx. 660g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$17.70

BEYOND BEEF : The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture
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BEYOND BEEF : The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture

By Rifkin, Jeremy

Ringwood, VIC, Australia: Viking (Penguin Group), 1992. xi, + 353pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Very minor foxing to text-block edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a small area of loss to head of spine, very small edge stain to reverse. From the jacket flap: "Beginning with a startling and unsettling set of facts, Jeremy Rifkin interweaves anthropology, history, sociology, economics, and ecology in a brilliant and devastating examination and indictment of the cattle culture that has come to shape and warp our world . . . " Includes Notes, Selected Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 720g. . First Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.91

CULTURAL PLURALISM AND COMMON CURRICULUM
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CULTURAL PLURALISM AND COMMON CURRICULUM

By Crittenden, Brian

Carlton, Vic, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1982. 103pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper surface rubbed on spine. A stand-alone No.18 in 'The Second Century in Australian Education' series (General Editor: R.J.W. Selleck). From the rear cover: " . . . Professor Crittenden debates whether some form of common curriculum, far from offending the values of pluralism, may be justified by them and required for their defence. He examines the conditions that pluralism as an ideal of social order needs to satisfy, and argues that the coherence of a pluralist society and respect for its diversity depend on several essential elements of unity. These elements provide the blueprint for a core of common learning that is vital for the welfare of a pluralist society." Contents include: 6 chapters, Appendix, Notes and Index. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.39

A COMMON HUMANITY : Thinking about Love & Truth & Justice
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A COMMON HUMANITY : Thinking about Love & Truth & Justice

By Gaita, Raimond

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Text Publishing Company, 1999. 293pp. Book clean and square. Binding firm. Leaves clean, edges slightly tanned. Art-illustrated (Hieronymous Bosch) card wrapper very mildly surface indented. "Raimond Gaita discusses ideas about love and hatred, good and evil, guilt and forgiveness. Reflecting on concepts of racism, genocide, justice, truth and truthfulness, he raises questions about our search for lucidity and meaning in life . . . " Includes Select Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 406g. . Ist Edition . Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

MIRROR FOR HUMANITY : A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Second Edition)
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MIRROR FOR HUMANITY : A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (Second Edition)

By Kottak, Conrad Phillip

USA: McGraw Hill College, 1999. xxi, + 314pp., b/white photographic illustrations and figures. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good. A stand-alone volume in the McGraw-Hill Anthropology Series. Contents include: Preface, About the Author, 14 chapters, Glossary, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 485g. . International Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.62

ONE WORLD : The Ethics of Globalisation
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ONE WORLD : The Ethics of Globalisation

By Singer, Peter

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Text Publishing, 2004. vii, + 255pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and softly creased. "What are the ethical concerns surrounding globalisation? Peter Singer examines our obligations towards climate change, foreign aid, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, and he asks us to consider what a global ethic could mean. An essential book for our times." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$8.49

A COMMON HUMANITY : Thinking about Love & Truth & Justice
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A COMMON HUMANITY : Thinking about Love & Truth & Justice

By Gaita, Raimond

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Text Publishing Company, 1999. 293pp. Book clean and square. Binding firm. Leaves clean, edges very mildly tanned. Art-illustrated (Hieronymous Bosch) card wrapper mildly indented only "Raimond Gaita discusses ideas about love and hatred, good and evil, guilt and forgiveness. Reflecting on concepts of racism, genocide, justice, truth and truthfulness, he raises questions about our search for lucidity and meaning in life . . . " Includes Select Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 406g. . Ist Edition . Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.03

THE COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World
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THE COLLAPSE OF GLOBALISM : And the Reinvention of the World

By Saul, John Ralston

Camberwell, VIC, Australia: Viking/Penguin, 2005. 309pp. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Black line-drawn art-illustration by Mike Constable on the front panel of grey boards, which are undamaged. Leaves clean, slightly tanned on edges, small indentation to several. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good+. Contents include 27 chapters over 5 'parts', Notes, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 420g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

THE MAGIC OF DIALOGUE : Transforming Conflict into Cooperation
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THE MAGIC OF DIALOGUE : Transforming Conflict into Cooperation

By Yankelovich, Daniel

London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 1999. 236pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Leaves clean and crisp. Plain boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket in excellent condition. " . . . famed social scientist Daniel Yankelovich does more than revive the ancient art of dialogue ; he reinvents it in a brief, practical form that suits our times. Drawing on decades of research, he offers a method that will help managers, leaders, businesspeople, and other professionals succeed by helping them master the communication skills needed to conduct dialogue successfully . . . " Contents include 14 chapters over three 'parts', Notes, Resources, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.74

NEW MEDIA : An Introduction (Second Edition)
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NEW MEDIA : An Introduction (Second Edition)

By Flew, Terry

South Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2005. xxii, + 280pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper 'as new'. " . . . provides a comprehensive overview of the major forces shaping new media technologies and includes an analysis of their social, cultural, political and economic impacts . . . " Contents include; Figures and Tables, Preface, Acks., Introduction, 11 chapters, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 450g. . Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.32

ON JUSTICE IN SOCIETY
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ON JUSTICE IN SOCIETY

By Ginsberg, Morris

Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1965. 248pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. First (author-bio.) page corner-clipped, leaves slightly tanned, else clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has the hint of a small, soft crease to rear panel. Professor Ginsberg, one of the fathers of modern British sociology, examines "the connexion between justice and equality, and asks what sort of differences justify differential treatment. He attempts (as he puts it) 'to clarify the concept of justice and to show its bearing on the social problems of our age.' He also includes chapters on 'Association and Contract', 'The Ethics of Punishment' and 'Justice among States'." Contents include: Introduction, 12 chapters, Index of Names and Subjects. Book weight approx. 152g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.49

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