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- Penguin Random House Australia 2012; US$ 13.84
A riveting and sobering investigation into Australia's race problem and how our media demonises Arabs and Muslims. Since 9/11 the Australian media has been filled with bad news stories. Gang rapes in Sydney, asylum seekers, the Tampa federal election, the war in Afghanistan, the first year of the Palestinian intifada, the Cronulla riots - all hit... more...
- NewSouth 2016; US$ 34.62
Australian painter Janet Venn-Brown has led an extraordinary life. Moving to Rome in the early 1960s, she joined a circle of intellectuals and artists, began exhibiting her work - and fell in love with Palestinian activist Wael Zuaiter. When Zuaiter was murdered by Mossad in 1972, it changed Venn-Browns life, bringing Palestinian activism to... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 52.00
Despite constant calls for reform, policing in the United States and Britain has changed little over the past thirty years. In Policing Contingencies , Peter K. Manning draws on decades of fieldwork to investigate how law enforcement works on the ground and in the symbolic realm, and why most efforts to reform the way police work have failed so far.... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 26.00
With the rise of surveillance technology in the last decade, police departments now have an array of sophisticated tools for tracking, monitoring, even predicting crime patterns. In particular crime mapping, a technique used by the police to monitor crime by the neighborhoods in their geographic regions, has become a regular and relied-upon feature... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95
The breech-loading, single-shot .458in Martini-Henry rifle has become a symbol of both the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 and the numerous battles in Egypt and the Sudan in 1884-85, but continued to be used by both British and colonial troops well into the 20th century. Its invention and introduction into British service were in direct response to the success... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95
Democratic policing today is a widely used approach to policing not only in Western societies but increasingly around the world. Yet it is rarely defined and it is little understood by the public and even by many of its practitioners. Peter K. Manning draws on political philosophy, sociology and criminal justice to develop a widely applicable fundamental... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
The breech-loading, single-shot .458in Martini-Henry rifle has become a symbol of both the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 and the numerous battles in Egypt and the Sudan in 1884?85, but continued to be used by both British and colonial troops well into the 20th century. Its invention and introduction into British service were in direct response to the success... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 23.96
Byron's exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favourite of the Empress Catherine who... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99
This collection addresses the burgeoning interest in the body as a site of affective and somatic, as well as sociocultural, communication. It explores what performers do with bodies in practice, rehearsal, and performance and how that translates to audiences and their sociopolitical contexts. more...