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2023: A Year of Consequence

2023 was a year of consequence, at home and across the world. For Australia, the year was dominated by the Voice to Parliament, shifting security challenges, and the plight of everyday Australia..

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21st-Century Virtues: How They Are Failing Our Democracy

Authenticity. Vulnerability. Humility. Transparency. These are some of the 21st-century virtues proselytised by mindset gurus, paraded (if not practised) by big corporations, and lauded by professiona..

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50 Political Ideas You Really Need to Know

In a series of 50 accessible essays, Ben Dupre introduces and explains the fundamental concepts of politics including political theory, ideologies and the machinery of politics. From revolu..

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A Brief History of Equality

The world's leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding. A perfect in..

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A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: A Palestine Story

A gripping, intimate story of one heartbreaking day in Palestine that reveals lives, loves, enmities, and histories in violent collision Milad is five years old and excited for his school trip to..

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A Message from Ukraine

The words of a man. The message of a people. Bringing together a new introduction by Volodymyr Zelensky with his most powerful war speeches, this book recounts Ukraine's war through the words of ..

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A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations

An acclaimed author and celebrated journalist breaks down the history of electricity and the impact of global energy use on the world and the environment. Global demand for power is doublin..

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A Spectre, Haunting: On the Communist Manifesto

China Mieville's brilliant reading of the modern world's most controversial and enduring political document: The Communist Manifesto. 'Read this and be dazzled by its contemporaneity' Mike Davis ..

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Accidental Czar: The Life and Lies of Vladimir Putin

In the West's collective imagination, Vladimir Putin is a devious cartoon villain, constantly plotting and scheming to destroy his enemies around the globe. But how did an undistinguished mid-level KG..

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And Then What?: Stories from Twenty-First-Century Diplomacy

What does a diplomat actually do? Ashton takes us behind the scenes of major crises in Ukraine, Iran and more to reveal how modern- day diplomacy really works. So much of modern-day diplomacy st..

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Assignment Moscow: Reporting on Russia from Lenin to Putin

The story of western correspondents in Russia is the story of Russia's attitude to the west. Russia has at different times been alternately open to western ideas and contacts, cautious and distant or,..

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Bad Data: How Governments, Politicians and the Rest of Us Get Misled by Numbers

'Essential reading ... An incisive and urgently needed book' Tim Harford '[An] entertaining introduction to the uses (and misuses) of data ... a penetrating analysis of why statistical lite..

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But What Can I Do?: Why Politics Has Gone So Wrong, and How You Can Help Fix It

A masterclass on how to achieve real change 'Everything a manifesto should be- heartfelt, hectoring, impassioned, rousing.' The i __________________________________________________ 'Your c..

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BWB Text: 100% Pure Future

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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BWB Text: Climate Dispossessed The

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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BWB Text: 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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BWB Text: Fragments from a Contested Past

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BWB Text: Imagining Decolonisation

Decolonisation is a term that scares some, and gives hope to others. It is an uncomfortable and bewildering concept for many New Zealanders - yet needed if we are going to build a country that is fair..

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BWB Text: K?rearea

Stirring writings on life, law and culture from Mamari Stephens (Te Rarawa), one of New Zealand's most perceptive legal minds...

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BWB Text: Living With The Climate Crisis

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BWB Text: Pesticides and Health

New Zealand has been one of the world's heaviest users of pesticides, including some contaminated with dioxin, a notorious toxic chemical. In this BWB Text a leading epidemiologist uses the example of..

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BWB Text: Platform The

In a book that is both deeply personal and highly political, Melani Anae recalls the radical activism of Auckland's Polynesian Panthers - the movement modelled on the US Black Panther Party 'but witho..

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BWB Text: Safeguarding the Future

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

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: The Health of the People

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: The Piketty Phenomenon

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: Wealth and NZ

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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Capitalism and Crises: How to Fix Them

The world is encountering multiple crises - climate, droughts, floods, energy, food, and pandemics, to name a few. We have a problem, this is the solution.Capitalism and Crises is about how capitalism..

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China Incorporated: The Politics of a World Where China is Number One

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Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning

A new assessment of the West's colonial record In the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet empire in 1989, many believed that we had arrived at the 'End of History' - that the global dominance ..

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Command: The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine

'A timely history of the interplay between politics and military operations, 'Command is the history of our time' Guardian Throughout history, the concept of command - as both a way to achieve ob..

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Compatriots, The : The Russian Exiles Who Fought Against the Kremlin

The authors of The Red Web examine the shifting role of Russian expatriates throughout history, and their complicated, unbreakable relationship with the mother country--be it antagonistic or far too c..

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Constitution of New Zealand, The: A Contextual Analysis

This book examines New Zealand's constitution, through the lens of constitutional realism. It looks at the practices, habits, conventions and norms of constitutional life. It focuses on the structures..

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Counterfutures Five 2018: Left Thought & Practice Aotearoa

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Current Intelligence: How the CIA's Top-Secret Presidential Briefing Shaped History

Every day, the President of the United States receives a bespoke, top-secret briefing document from the Central Intelligence Agency. Truman started them, Kennedy came to rely on them and Trump hardly ..

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Dancing on Bones: History and Power in China, Russia and North Korea

History didn't end. Democracy didn't triumph. America's leading role in the world is no longer assured. Instead, autocrats and populist strongmen are on the rise, and the global order established afte..

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Democracy in Aotearoa New Zealand: A Survival Guide

A survival guide to democracy in Aotearoa New Zealand, this book aims to unravel the mysteries of our political system and show how ordinary people can navigate the political world and influence decis..

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Depraved New World: Please Hold, the Government Will Be With You Shortly

From bestselling author John Crace comes a blisteringly hilarious tour through the whirlwind of post-Brexit Britain, from the ousting of Boris to the dawn of a new era . . . sort of. O brave new world..

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Deterring Armageddon

'HUGELY IMPRESSIVE' - THE INDEPENDENT 'AN ASTONISHINGLY FINE HISTORY' - COUNTRY LIFE The history of the world's most successful military alliance, from the wrecked Europe of 1945 to Vl..

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Diary of an Invasion

'Uplifting and utterly defiant' Matt Nixson, Daily Express 'Immediate and important ... This is an insider's account of how an ordinary life became extraordinary' Helen Davies, The Times 'At fi..

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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls

"Accomplished, well researched and pacey ... for anyone who wants to look beyond the headlines and explore the context of some of the biggest challenges facing the world today, it is fascinating" - Ci..

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Encyclopedia of Peace Education

The rise of peace education both in scholarship and in practice has yielded numerous documents, websites, and publications with often divergent perspectives on what the field is, does, and means. The ..

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End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites and the Path of Political Disintegration

A brilliant big-picture explanation of our age of instability from the pioneering co-founder of Cliodynamics, the ground-breaking science of history Peter Turchin, one of the most interesting thi..

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Fake Believe: Conspiracy Theories in Aotearoa

Have you found yourself confronted by conspiracy theories? Are you increasingly debating points of reality with friends and family? Has the arrival of Covid-19 awakened a sleeping gia..

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Fear: New Zealand's Hostile Underworld of Extremists

This must-read new book maps New Zealand's alt-right underworld and unearths the roots of the occupation that ended in a violent protest on the grounds of Parliament. Speaking after the chaos..

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Fierce Hope: Youth Activism in Aotearoa

Youth activism has been a defining feature of Aotearoa's recent political landscape. Amidst these unsettling political times haunted by climate change, colonisation, ongoing inequality and the upheava..

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Flawed Hero: Truth, lies and war crimes

With a Victoria Cross and Medal for Gallantry, Ben Roberts-Smith was the most highly decorated Australian soldier, the best of the best. When he returned to civilian life, he became a poster boy for a..

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Force of Nonviolence, The: An Ethico-Political Bind

Judith Butler's new book shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. Further, it argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as a passiv..

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