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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line

On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, th..

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99 Percent Economy: How Democratic Socialism Can Overcome the Crises of Capitalism

The social, economic, and political challenges we face have reached the point of crisis: economic irrationality contributes to workplace disempowerment, social disintegration, political alienation, an..

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Active Measures: The 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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Afterlives of Chinese Communism: Political Concepts from Mao to XI

Afterlives of Chinese Communism comprises essays from over fifty world-renowned scholars in the China field, from various disciplines and continents. It provides an indispensable guide for understandi..

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Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

'Many adjectives could be used to describe Shoshana Zuboff's latest book: groundbreaking, magisterial, alarming, alarmist, preposterous. One will do: unmissable.' - Financial Times 'From the very..

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Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers

Mokhtefi (nee Klein), a Jewish American from Long Island, has had an exhilarating life. In the 1960s, she served as a press adviser to the National Liberation Front in postwar Algiers, before going to..

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All the President's Men

It began with a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC, on 17 June 1972. Bob Woodward, a journalist for the Washington Post, was called into the office on a Saturd..

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All the President's Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator

Based on groundbreaking original reporting, an extensive new look at Donald Trump's relationships with women, revealing new accusations of sexual misconduct, exploring the roots of his alleged preda..

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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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Always Speaking : Treaty of Waitangi & Public Policy

This is a collection of papers that examine the current place of the Treaty of Watangi in core public policy areas. The authors analyse the tensions and dynamics in the relationship between Maori 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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Anti-Politics: On the Demonization of Ideology, Authority and the State

In recent years, the West has seen a rising tide of populist and anti-political feeling. Figures like Donald Trump and Nigel Farage have gained power by distancing themselves from "the establishment" ..

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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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Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Asians and the New Multiculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand presents thought-provoking new research on New Zealand's fastest-growing demographic - the geographically, nationally and historically diver..

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Atlas of Unusual Borders: Discover intriguing boundaries, territories and geographical curiosities

The world is not always what we think it is. This beautifully designed book presents unusual borders, enclaves and exclaves, divided or non-existent cities and islands. Numerous conflicts have left co..

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

Between Two Fires chronicles the lives of eight ambitious Russians - from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians - who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the..

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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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Big Agenda: President Trump's Plan to Save America

Donald Trump s victory in the 2016 election was more than a historic upset. It was the beginning of a major political, economic, and social revolution that will change America and the world. One of th..

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Bigger Picture, A

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's 29th prime minister, tells the remarkable story of his life in this lively political page-turner. When Malcolm Turnbull took over the nation's top job there was a s..

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Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration

Two New York Times Washington correspondents provide an inside account with never-before-told stories of the defining issue of Donald Trump's presidency: his steadfast opposition to immigration to the..

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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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Briefing, The

As a key player during the election campaign and transition, and Donald Trump's press secretary for the first seven months in the White House, Sean Spicer found himself on the front line between Trump..

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Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought: From Plato to Nietzsche

This comprehensive volume contains many of the most important texts in western political and social thought from the sixteenth to the end of the nineteenth centuries. A number of key works, including ..

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BWB Text: Bike and Beyond: Life on Two Wheels in Aotearoa New Zealand

'The bicycle is a time machine, a link to the past. But sometimes the bicycle also feels like a link to the future - not the future we once imagined, the one with flying cars and replicators, but more..

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BWB Text: Careful Revolution, A

Climate change is happening and the potential long-term costs are incalculable. But how do we manage the short-term costs of mitigation? How do we undertake a low-emissions transition that won't under..

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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: Home Truths: Confronting New Zealand's Housing Crisis

Housing affordability. Unhealthy homes. Wealth inequality. Environmental sustainability. Social mobility. The state of New Zealand housing is central to major issues confronting this country. In this ..

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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: 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: Tax and Fairness

The world has changed a lot in the last thirty years, but New Zealand's tax system hasn't. Since the 1980s New Zealand's taxation policy has remained the same, despite substantial economic and social ..

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BWB Text: Transforming the Welfare State: 2019

In this BWB Text, Jonathan Boston tackles one of the most urgent questions in contemporary New Zealand: how should we transform the welfare state? Not only do we need to alleviate our current serious ..

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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 Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

Democracy today is widely regarded as an ideal form of government. Yet in practice it sometimes seems a sham, a political puppet show in which hidden elites pull all the strings. As trust ..

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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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Capital Is Dead: Is This Something Worse?

In this radical and visionary new book, McKenzie Wark argues that the all-pervasive presence of data in our networked society has given rise to a new mode of production, one not ruled over by capitali..

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Capitalism: A Graphic Guide

Capitalism shapes every aspect of our world, beyond just our economic structures; it moulds our values and influences the way we write laws, wage wars, and even conduct personal relationships. Fr..

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Case for the Green New Deal, The

The GND has the potential of becoming one of the largest global campaigns of our times, and it started in Ann Pettifor's flat. In 2008, the first Green New Deal was devised by Pettifor and a group of ..

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City on Fire: The fight for Hong Kong

A long-term resident and expert observer of dissent in Hong Kong takes readers to the front lines of Hong Kong's revolution. Through the long, hot summer of 2019, Hong Kong burned. Anti-governmen..

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Class, Race, and Marxism

Seen as a key figure in the critical study of whiteness, US historian David Roediger has sometimes received criticism, and praise, alleging that he left Marxism behind in order to work on questions of..

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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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Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of Our Planetary Future

How climate change will affect our political theory--for better and worse Despite the science and the summits, leading capitalist states have not achieved anything close to an adequate level of carbon..

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Collected Works: Volume 2

Among the most influential political and social forces of the twentieth century, modern communism rests firmly on philosophical, political, and economic underpinnings developed by Vladimir Ilyich Ulya..

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Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump: The brilliant New York Times bestseller

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. 'An eye-watering account of the president's abuse of the rules of golf' The Sunday Ti..

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