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100% Pure Future: New Zealand Tourism Renewed

Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on New Zealand tourism, but the industry was already troubled by unchecked growth and questionable governance that has put pressure on the environment, infrastruc..

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Active Measures:  Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare

We live in an age of subterfuge. Spy agencies pour vast resources into hacking, leaking, and forging data, often with the goal of weakening the very foundation of liberal democracy: trust in facts. Th..

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Africa First!: Igniting a Growth Revolution

Africa analyst Jakkie Cilliers uses 11 scenarios to unpack, in concrete terms, how the continent can ignite a growth revolution that will take millions out of poverty and into employment. Africa urgen..

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After the Fall: Being American in the World We Made

In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they worked to build for eight years was being taken apart. To understand what was happening in America, Rhodes decid..

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After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made LARGE PRINT

Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidante to President Barack Obama -- and New York Times bestselling ..

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Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked liberal Americans, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious ..

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Ambassadors: Thinking about Diplomacy from Machiavelli to Modern Times

History does not run in straight lines. Instead of inevitable progress, what we get is more often false starts, blind alleys, random events, good intentions that go wrong. Robert Cooper's incisive and..

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American Dreamers

A panoramic yet intimate history of the American left-of the reformers, radicals, and idealists who have fought for a more just and humane society, from the abolitionists to Michael Moore and Noam Cho..

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American Politics: A Graphic Guide

Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, illustrator Jules Scheele teams up with Dr Laura Locker in this comic-book introduction to the political history of the La..

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An Introduction to International Relations 3E

An Introduction to International Relations is a comprehensive introduction to the history, theories, developments and debates that shape the dynamic discipline of international relations and contempor..

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Angrynomics

Why are measures of stress and anxiety on the rise, when economists and politicians tell us we have never had it so good? While statistics tell us that the vast majority of people are getting steadily..

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AOC: A Celebration of the Fierce Brilliance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

From the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the primary election for New York's 14th on June 26, 2018, her journey to the national, if not world, stage, was fast-tracked. Six..

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Art of Iconic Leadership: Power Secrets of Female World Leaders, The

The Power of Female World Leaders Every girl and every woman needs to read this book and pass it on to the next girl and the next woman to read it. In this remarkable ground-breaking book on fema..

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Australia and New Zealand; Quarterly Essay 80

Australia and New Zealand are often considered close cousins. But why, despite being so close, do we know so little about each other? And is there such a thing as national character? In this wis..

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AZADI: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction.

'Azadi!' - Urdu for 'freedom' - is the iconic chant of the Kashmiri freedom struggle. And now, while Kashmir's streets have been silenced, the irony is that this same anthem echoes round the streets o..

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Bad People - and How to Be Rid of Them: A Plan B for Human Rights

Geoffrey Robertson's Plan B for punishing human rights abusers- 'Magnitsky Laws', which could impose debilitating sanctions on 'bad people'. Twenty years ago Geoffrey Robertson inspired the globa..

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Becoming Kim Jong Un: Understanding North Korea's Young Dictator

'The young dictator comes under close scrutiny in this intelligent account' Sunday Times The mysterious, brutal, and calculating Kim Jong Un has risen to become the unchallenged dictator of..

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Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin's Russia

In this penetrating exploration of contemporary Russia, Joshua Yaffa meets a variety of Russians - from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians - who have built their careers and const..

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Beyond Good & Evil

The controversial German philosopher of the nineteenth century elucidates his concept of the superman in this first systematic treatment of whole philosophy. ..

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Beyond These Shores: Aotearoa and the World: 2019

In recent years, more people are calling for an independent, values-based foreign policy - and parties of all political stripes are looking for new ideas to achieve that. This book brings together a d..

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Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power

'If you've ever wondered what would happen if limitless money met limitless power, wonder no longer, it's all here ... Terrifying, disturbing and ghastly' Oliver Bullough, author of Moneyland ..

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Breakdown, The: And Here's What We Can Do About It

We're living through The Breakdown. A time of enormous political upheaval and opinion. But many of us feel ill-equipped to truly understand and debate the issues currently rocking our world... Aust..

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BWB Text: Fair Borders?: Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Debates over immigration are heating up - with grave political consequences. It is no coincidence that calls to restrict national borders are intensifying at a time when people are more mobile than ev..

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BWB Text: Ground Between: Navigating the Oil and Mining Debate in New Zealand: 2017

Battles over oil and mining developments in New Zealand are fierce and polarised. Often presented as a simple trade-off between conservation or quick profit, the debate leaves little space for discuss..

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BWB Text: Health of the People, The

In August 2016, 40 per cent of the residents of Havelock North were suddenly struck down by a serious bacterial infection. The outbreak of campylobacter, caused by the contamination of the water suppl..

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BWB Text: People and Place: Why Where We Live Matters

Where we live impacts our wellbeing - and so is a crucial element in public policy. The relationship between subjective wellbeing and place is not well understood, but it is vitally important. This bo..

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BWB Text: Piketty Phenomenon: New Zealand Perspectives

Few books have had the global impact of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century. An overnight bestseller, Piketty's assessment that inherited wealth will always grow faster, on average, t..

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BWB Text: Safeguarding the Future: Governing in an Uncertain World

In an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and perpetual election campaigning, how do we govern well for the future? How do we take the long view, ensuring that present-..

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BWB Text: Still Counting: Wellbeing, Women's Work and Policy Making: 2018

30 years ago, Marilyn Waring's ground-breaking book Counting for Nothing was released. Waring explained, through meticulous economic analysis, how the success of the global economy rests on women's un..

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BWB Text: Student Political Action in New Zealand

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BWB Text: Wealth and New Zealand

The most recent NBR Rich List has revealed the biggest proportional increase in wealth since the list first appeared in 1986. But what do these figures mean and what else do we know about New Zealand'..

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Can We Talk About Israel?: A Guide for the Curious, Confused, and Conflicted

From the expert who understands both sides of one of the world's most complex, controversial topics, a modern-day Guide for the Perplexed-a primer on Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ..

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Capital   Volume 2   A Critique of Political Economy

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Capital : A Critique of Political Economy: v. 1 : A Critique of Political Economy

One of the most notorious works of modern times, as well as one of the most influential, "Capital" is an incisive critique of private property and the social relations it generates. Living in exile in..

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century

A New York Times #1 Best Seller An Amazon #1 Best Seller A Wall Street Journal #1 Best Seller A USA Today Best Seller A Sunday Times Best SellerWinner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book..

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Climate Dispossessed: Justice for the Pacific in Aotearoa?

The world is heating up beyond the capacity of some countries to cope. Entire populations of Pacific Islands are at risk, jeopardising the sovereign rights of these countries and the security of the r..

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Collateral Damage: Britain, America and Europe in the Age of Trump

'Much bigger and more ambitious than a first-person "rise and fall" ... Great vignettes and classy analysis from the man who until a year ago sat at the top of the diplomatic tree ... There is nothing..

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Color of Law, The: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through ..

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Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto (1848), Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes, is one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated. After four years of col..

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Consequences of Capitalism: Manufacturing Discontent and Resistance

Is there an alternative to capitalism? In this landmark text Chomsky and Waterstone chart a critical map for a more just and sustainable society. 'Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monst..

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Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud

'Powerful...His extensively reported tales of individual whistleblowers and their often cruel fates are compelling...They reveal what it can mean to live in an age of fraud.' - Washington Post 'T..

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Critical Encounters: Capitalism, Democracy, Ideas

From the acclaimed author of How Will Capitalism End? comes an omnibus of long-form critical essays engaging with leading economists and thinkers. Critical Encounters draws on Wolfgang Streeck's inimi..

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Dancing in the Mosque: An Afghan Mother's Letter to her Son

An exquisite and inspiring memoir about one mother's unimaginable choice in the face of oppression and abuse in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. How far would you go to protect yourself? Your di..

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Democracy in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the world's oldest democracies for men and women, Maori and Pakeha, with one of the highest political participation rates. But - from MMP to leadership primaries, spin doctors to..

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Dirty Politics

BESTSELLER! Early in 2014, Nicky Hager was leaked a large number of email and online conversations from Cameron Slater's Whale Oil blog. Many of these were between Slater and his personal allies ..

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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe

Disaster has become big business. Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein trav-els across Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, Greece, and Australia to witnes..

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Doom:  Politics of Catastrophe

A provocative, original and compelling history of catastrophes and their consequences Disasters are by their very nature hard to predict. Pandemics, like earthquakes, wildfires, financial crises ..

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End State: 9 Ways Society is Broken - and how we can fix it

Can we reverse the mental health crisis by getting rid of Mondays? Is it time to stop poor people being poor by... giving them money? Can we quell the fires of popu..

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Erdogan Rising: The Battle for the Soul of Turkey

'Essential reading for anyone interested in Turkey and its future.' Literary Review 'Essential reading full stop.' Peter Frankopan 'It is a must.' The Times Who is Recep Tayyip Erdoga..

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