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Working Life : Arguments About Work In Australian Society

By: Probert, Belinda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scoresby, VIC, Australia, Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 08080302

ISBN: 0869140663

Condition: Good


198 pages. Examines historical and social forces that have shaped the organization and regulation of work in Australian society. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0869140663. ISBN/EAN: 9780869140666. Inventory No: 08080302. Paperback View more info

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Robbe-Grillet & Modernity : Science, Sexuality & Subversion

By: Ramsay, Raylene L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Florida, University of Florida Press: 1992

Seller ID: 12092913

ISBN: 0813011450

Condition: Near Fine


302 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Featuring two remarkable first-person interviews with the major contemporary French man of letters, this work investigates the relationships between Alain Robbe-Grillet's experimental writing (novels, picto-novels, autofictions, films, and essays) and developments in a number of fields of contemporary inquiry - new sciences (quantum mechanics, chaos theory, and contemporary biology, among others), poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, and feminism.Br... View more info

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Reporting: Writings from the New Yorker

By: Remnick, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2007

Seller ID: 10010339

ISBN: 0330443992

Condition: Near Fine


481 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. orting contains his very best pieces from the last fifteen years. Here is Remnick on Don DeLillo, Philip Roth and The Sopranos; and here he is writing about Solzhenitsyn returning to Russia after nearly 20 years in exile, or on the failure of democracy in Mubarak's Egypt. Without doubt one of America's most gifted and widely read journalists, Remnick's style combines compassion, empathy, exuberance and humour, and in Reporting he brings... View more info

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Having Families : Marriage, Parenthood And Social Pressures In Australia

By: Richards, Lyn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1985

Seller ID: 12072575

ISBN: 0140226249

Condition: Good


332 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages with foxing on end pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Page edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0140226249. ISBN/EAN: 9780140226249. Inventory No: 12072575. Paperback View more info

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Corsets in Africa

By: Rivers, Lilian

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16090096

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


192 pages. Prominent brown marks from adhesive tape on front and rear endpapers. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has moderate lean. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 16090096. Hardcover View more info

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Sociology of Religion

By: Robertson, Roland

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18030062

ISBN: 0140801243

Condition: Good


473 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are considerably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0140801243. ISBN/EAN: 9780140801248. Inventory No: 18030062. Paperback View more info

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Re-Working the Work Ethic : Economic Values and Socio-Cultural Politics

By: Rose, Michael

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Batsford: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16030202

ISBN: 0713447230

Condition: Very Good


160 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine has considerable fading. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. The author utilises research in psychology, sociology, economics, and political science to explore the issues of work ethics and commitment to the workplace concluding that changes in social and economic structure call for ingenious ways of organising and motivating people. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0713447230. ISBN/EAN: 9780713447231. Inventory No: 16030202. Paperback View more info

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Japanese Business Etiquette

By: Rowland, Diana

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sphere: 1987

Seller ID: 09113141

ISBN: 0722174985

Condition: Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0722174985. ISBN/EAN: 9780722174982. Inventory No: 09113141. Paperback View more info

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In Praise of Idleness

By: Russell, Bertrand

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16030178

ISBN: 0043040020

Condition: Very Good


144 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine has slight fading. Edges of pages are lightly browned. . Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0043040020. ISBN/EAN: 9780043040027. Inventory No: 16030178. Paperback View more info

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Where it Hurts : An Introduction to Sociology for Health Workers

By: Russell, Cherry & Schofield, Toni

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10090131

ISBN: 0868619396

Condition: Very Good


Size: 22cm. 239 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0868619396. ISBN/EAN: 9780868619392. Inventory No: 10090131. Paperback View more info

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Where it Hurts : An Introduction to Sociology for Health Workers

By: Russell, Cherry & Schofield, Toni

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 12060004

ISBN: 0868619396

Condition: Very Good


Size: 22cm. 239 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. For over a decade, WHERE IT HURTS has provided a straightforward and accessible introduction to sociology for students of health and welfare studies. In this completely revised and expanded edition Cherry Russell and Toni Schofield once again deal with key areas of sociology (such as class, gender, race and ethnicity, age, work, the state) and grounding theory and concepts in real issues, to dem... View more info

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Cathy Come Home

By: Sandford, Jeremy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Marion Boyars: No date

Seller ID: 11040114

ISBN: 0714525154

Condition: Good (ex-library)


143 pages. Ex library copy with usual library stamps, stickers, marks etc. Copy/title page has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Film, Radio & Television; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0714525154. ISBN/EAN: 9780714525150. Inventory No: 11040114. Hardcover View more info

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The Professionals : Prostitutes and Their Clients

By: Scarlet, Iain

Price: $81.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19020207

ISBN: 0283978953

Condition: Good


192 pages. Covers have moderate creasing and moderate rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are considerably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0283978953. ISBN/EAN: 9780283978951. Inventory No: 19020207. Paperback View more info

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Landscape & Memory

By: Schama, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 1995

Seller ID: 20020386

ISBN: 0002158973

Condition: Very Good


652 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly creased. Written by the author of "The Embarrassment of Riches" and "Citizens", this book is about man's search for his cultural origins in the landscape which surrounds him, a search which is as old as civilization itself. Forests, rivers, mountains, islands - what meanings have men invested in them, and how have they in turn shaped men's imaginations? For example, in five opening chapters, Schama shows how each of the great Eur... View more info

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The New Reich : Penetrating The Secrets Of Today's Neo-Nazi Networks

By: Schmidt, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson: 1993

Seller ID: 12100047

ISBN: 0091780047

Condition: Good (ex-library)


255 pages. Tanned pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Slight spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0091780047. ISBN/EAN: 9780091780043. Inventory No: 12100047. Paperback View more info

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The Battle for Human Nature : Science, Morality and Modern Life

By: Schwartz, Barry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: USA, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09120054

ISBN: 0393023192

Condition: Near Fine


Price-clipped jacket, previous owner's name on front endpage, otherwise in fine condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0393023192. ISBN/EAN: 9780393023190. Inventory No: 09120054. Hardcover View more info

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Great Australian Urban Myths

By: Seal, Graham

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13110392

ISBN: 0207188270

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Remainder mark on page edges. Granny on the roofrack and other tales of modern horror. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0207188270. ISBN/EAN: 9780207188275. Inventory No: 13110392. Paperback View more info

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The Healing Wound : Experiences and Reflections on Germany, 1938-2001

By: Sereny, Gitta

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12010265

ISBN: 0393044289

Condition: Good (ex-library)


This is the first USA edition. 386 pages. Binding is loose but fully intact. Dust jacket protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; History. ISBN: 0393044289. ISBN/EAN: 9780393044287. Inventory No: 12010265. Hardcover View more info

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A Century Of Challenge : Girl's Friendly Society 1888-1988 Centenary W.A.

By: Seymour, Jane

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Western Australia, Girls Friendly Society: 1988

Seller ID: 20030202

ISBN: 0959833889

Condition: Near Fine


176 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. A History of the Girls' Friendly Society in Western Australia from 1888-1988 Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; ISBN: 0959833889. ISBN/EAN: 9780959833881. Inventory No: 20030202. Paperback View more info

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Night Draws Near : Iraq's People In The Shadow Of America's War.

By: Shadid, Anthony

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: 11060285

ISBN: 0733316190

Condition: Very Good


418 pages. A reporter for The Washington Post, Anthony Shadid was sent to Iraq in March 2003, weeks before the US troops invaded. Fluent in Arabic and determined to capture the invasion's impact on Iraqis' everyday lives, he disappeared into the country's dangerous and divided worlds. Night Draws Near is the result of his experiences. Shadid tells his story through the lives of a number of Iraqis, including Karima, a mother, Ghani, a sculptor, and Wamidh, a professor. Skilfully weaving together a narrative of bombs and prayers, tradition, terror, and resilience, Shadid shows how Saddam's downf... View more info