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University of NSW Press

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  • Colonialism and Modernityby Paul Gillen

    University of NSW Press 2007; US$ 37.95

    For five centuries, colonialism and modernity have shaped the cultures of the world. This book traces these interacting long-term historical processes, and the parallel history of anti-colonial movements and ideas. It outlines the rise to global dominance of Europe since the 16th century, and attendant modernity that shaped and defined this rise. more...

  • Australian Financial Markets Review 1998by M. Briers; S. Cuganesan; P. Martin; R. Segara

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 14.25

    This book provides an annual survey of the Australian Financial Markets for the year ending 30th June 1998. It provides an in-depth analysis of each Australian Financial Market, examines facts and figures for the latest financial year, and provides a statistical review of Australia's progress in the national and international exchange markets. more...

  • Americanization and Australiaby Philip Bell; Roger Bell

    University of NSW Press 1998; US$ 10.75

    America has been seen by the rest of the world as fulfilling the gleaming promise of modernity and, paradoxically, as the nightmarish fate threatening to undermine global diversity. Rather than emphasising American hegemony and Australian cultural vulnerability, this collection of essays explores the negotiation of influence and power involved... more...

  • Money Management for Womenby Sheila Freeman; Helene Richards

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 8.15

    A user-friendly, comprehensive guide that offers commonsense and practical financial guidance for women through the various stages of their working lives ? from their first part-time job through to retirement. It covers such topics as budgeting, banking, living well for less, renting and buying a home, avoiding debt, debt repayment options, and... more...

  • Australia's Historyby Martin Lyons; Penny Russell

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    This landmark volume will be created to coincide with the 20th International Congress of Historical Sciences which the University of New South Wales in Sydney will be hosting in 2005. Sponsored by the Australian Historical Association, the book will commission leading historians of Australia to present syntheses of current debates, ideas and research... more...

  • Ending the Affairby Graeme Turner

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    Examines the state of current affairs television in Australia today by pondering its future, while drawing lessons from the past. The book questions the social and political value of what we now think of as current affairs journalism. Underpinning this approach is the conviction that TV current affairs serves functions which are important to a civilised... more...

  • Westminster Legaciesby Haig Patapan; John Wanna; Patrick Weller

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 41.95

    Examines the ways in which the Westminster system has influenced the shaping of responsible government and democracy across Asia, Australasia and the Pacific. It also examines the ways the Westminster system has been adapted in these different countries in the light of local practices and traditions. more...

  • What Price Security?by Andrew Lynch; George Williams

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 13.95

    In this timely and important book, Andrew Lynch and George Williams provide a clear and accessible guide to the major components of Australia?s anti-terrorism laws and their effects. They show readers: ? what constitutes a crime of terrorism in Australia ? what powers our main intelligence agency has to question and detain members of the community... more...

  • Australian Social Attitudesby Shaun Wilson; Gabrielle Meagher; Rachel Gibson; David Denemark; Mark Western

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 49.95

    A fascinating insight into what Australians think about contemporary political and social issues using data collected from the inaugural Australian Survey of Social Attitudes on the expressed opinions of some 4300 Australian adults. An excellent resource for students, teachers, researchers and policy makers, and for anyone interested in understanding... more...

  • Poverty Warsby Peter Saunders

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 24.95

    Saunders argues that as a nation Australia can afford to eliminate financial poverty. The fact that we don?t do so is a matter of choice, not affordability ? as the experience of other countries demonstrates. In challenging this idea, this book focuses on how looking at poverty differently can help to make a world without poverty a practical reality. more...