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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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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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Age of The Strongman: How the Cult of the Leader Threatens Democracy around the World

In The Age of the Strongman, Gideon Rachman finds global coherence in the chaos of the new nationalism, leadership cults and hostility to liberal democracy. We are in a new era- authoritarian lea..

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Age of Unpeace: How Connectivity Causes Conflict, The

We thought connecting the world would bring lasting peace. Instead, it is driving us apart. In the three decades since the end of the Cold War, global leaders have been integrating the world's ec..

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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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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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Art of Political Storytelling, The: Why Stories Win Votes in Post-truth Politics

Now in paperback and with a new Afterword offering insights into the events of 2020 and early 2021, including the pandemic, global protests, racial justice debates and the US presidential election, th..

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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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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: 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: 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 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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China's World: The Foreign Policy of the World's Newest Superpower

In the next decade China's actions on the world stage will affect us all. A new superpower, with the largest population and GDP on the globe, there are now fears that China is becoming more assertive...

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Chronicles of Dissent

An accessible, powerful overview of Noam Chomsky's political thought In sixteen extended talks with Alternative Radio's David Barsamian, Noam Chomsky explains why the 'war on drugs' is really a w..

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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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Communist Manifesto

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Confronting Leviathan:  History of Ideas

Based on the History Of Ideas podcast series by Talking Politics host David Runciman, A History of Ideas explores some of the most important thinkers and prominent ideas lying behind modern politics -..

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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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Encounters Across Time

'Story telling is an art deep within human nature.' A timely collection of writings on history, from one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most distinguished scholars. These essays bring forth important..

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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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Evil Geniuses:  Unmaking of America - A Recent History

A deep dive into how big business took over American politics, from the critically acclaimed author of Fantasyland How an elite cabal rewrote the American dream for their gain - and left the rest..

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Fifty Years a Feminist

In 1971 Sue Kedgley and a group of other young feminists carried a coffin into Auckland's Albert Park to protest against decades of stagnant advancement for New Zealand women since they won the right ..

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Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto

A different kind of politics for a new kind of society--beyond work, scarcity and capitalism In the twenty-first century, new technologies should liberate us from work. Automation, rather than undermi..

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Good State: On the Principles of Democracy, The

The foundations upon which our democracies stand are inherently flawed, vulnerable to corrosion from within. What is the remedy? A. C. Grayling makes the case for a clear, consistent, princ..

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How Civil Wars Start: And How to Stop Them

Civil wars are the biggest danger to world peace today - this book shows us why they happen, and how to avoid them. Most of us don't know it, but we are living in the world's greatest era of civi..

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How I Became A Socialist

William Morris is famous as a designer, poet and artist, but his work as a political thinker and activist is less well known. This collection, the first of his political writings published for nearly ..

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How Not To Be Wrong:  Art of Changing Your Mind

There's no point having a mind if you're not willing to change it James O'Brien has built well over a million loyal listeners to his radio show by dissecting the opinions of callers live on air, ..

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