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University of New South Wales Press

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  • Culture Crisisby Jon Altman; Melinda Hinkson

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Written by Australia?s leading anthropologists, this valuable examination explores the Australian government?s intervention in terms of health, safety, and education of the nation?s remote Aboriginal citizens via the Northern Territory National Emergency Response. Dissecting the notion of difference and probing the idea of indigenous disadvantage... more...

  • HIV in Chinaby Jing Jun; Heather Worth

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    The result of collaboration between the University of New South Wales and the Tsinghua University in Beijing, this unique chronicle maps some of the most important social, political, and cultural characteristics of the HIV epidemic in China. Demonstrating that the epidemic was propelled by three main economic drivers—the blood trade, the drug trade,... more...

  • Brisbaneby Matthew Condon

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Part of a series in which leading Australian authors write about their hometowns, this unique and evocative exploration is part memoir and part guide to Australia?s Brisbane. Intertwining personal stories with the city?s historical past, this account paints a portrait of the contemporary transformation of the city. more...

  • Sydneyby Delia Falconer

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Part memoir, part guide to Sydney, Australia, this melancholic, moving, and funny exploration intertwines novelist Delia Falconer?s own stories with the city?s historical and literary past, showing how the city has evolved from the 1970s through today. From mad clergymen and amateur astronomers to Indigenous weather experts and local artists, this... more...

  • Lifeboat Citiesby Brendan Gleeson

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Hopeful and provocative, this account considers the principle social and ecological threats facing Australia and outlines the ways in which these crises need to be confronted and addressed. Taking a radical approach to climate change prevention, this bold manifesto claims that Australia?s current focus on over-consumption and “greener lifestyles?... more...

  • Vanda & Youngby John Tait

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Featuring revealing interviews with the members of AC/DC and other chart-topping acts, this chronicle profiles the careers of Australia?s top songwriters, producers, and star-makers: Harry Vanda and George Young. From their partnership as members of Easybeats to their diverse range of hits—including "Friday on My Mind," "She?s So Fine," and "Love... more...

  • Once Upon a Time in Papunyaby Vivien Johnson

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Part art history, part detective story, this gripping insider?s account of the Papunya art movement—which was centered around the 1,000 small, painted panels created at the remote northern territory Aboriginal settlement of Papunya during 1971 and 1972—goes beyond a mere discussion of the astronomical auction prices in the late 1990s that first drew... more...

  • Disconnectedby Andrew Leigh

    University of New South Wales Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    A forensic examination of Australian life, this insightful book suggests that contemporary society has lost touch with its communities and its people. Written from an economist?s perspective and based on organizational membership records and surveys, it presents the reasons why the social fabric has begun to fray and outlines the necessary steps to... more...

  • Mahabharata in Polyesterby Hamish McDonald

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    Dhirubhai Ambani was a rags-to-riches Indian tycoon whose company Reliance is now one of India?s major corporations. Ambani?s sons Anil and Mukesh, who took over after their father's death in 2002, are worth $43 billion and $42 billion respectively, but their relationship is anything but amiable. Demonstrating the complicated links between government... more...

  • Dealing with the Mediaby Chris Rau

    University of New South Wales Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Drawing from over two decades of journalism and media experience, this practical guide offers easy-to-follow advice on how to deal with the media—both traditional and electronic. With tips from Australian leaders in the field, such as Phillip Adams and David Marr, this thorough manual addresses a variety of issues, including how to develop a relationship... more...