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- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 45.40
A systematic overview of the impact of social and political factors on the health of Australia's Indigenous population. Australia's Aboriginal and Islander groups suffer ?Fourth World' standards of health: this book explains the causes for such poor healt more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 20.00
Scars in the Landscape is a register of massacres and killings of Aboriginal people during 1803?1859. Deliberately challenging the ideology that the colonisation of Western Victoria was peaceful, the register reveal that violence was widespread. Through searching contemporary archival material, utilising Aboriginal oral history and local histories,... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 30.95
A large number of children in developing countries are born with or develop cerebral. palsy. The problem is made worse by inadequate knowledge and treatment facilities. As a result, thousands of children with cerebral palsy live in burdensome dependence. upon their families. This tragic situation can be avoided to a great extent by. giving treatment... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 11.00
What if society wasn't fundamentally rational, but was motivated by insanity? This thought sets Jon Ronson on an utterly compelling adventure into the world of madness. Along the way, Jon meets psychopaths, those whose lives have been touched by madness and those whose job it is to diagnose it, including the influential psychologist who developed... more...
- Scribner 2012; US$ 21.50
From the National Book Award?winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. Solomon?s startling... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 25.95
In Family Trouble, a compelling portrait of upheaval in family life, sociologist Ara Francis tells the stories of middle-class men and women whose children face significant medical, psychological, or social challenges. Children?s problems, she finds, begin a chain of disruption that touches virtually every aspect of the parents? lives, leading them... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
Peasant Rebels Under Stalin is the first history of the peasant rebellion against Soviet collectivization. Author Lynne Viola's study demonstrates that the scope of peasant resistance was far wider and more serious than previously assumed. Based on newly declassified Soviet archives, Viola's work documents the manifestation in Stalin's Russia of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99
Who are the elites, how do they interact with society, and do they threaten democracy? more...
- Policy Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Since the publication of the first edition of "The well-connected community" there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. This fully-updated second edition includes new ideas drawn from recent research on social capital and the policy context for... more...