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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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A Cry From the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land

P.J. O'Rourke says we've worked ourselves into a state of anger and perplexity, and it's no surprise because perplexed and angry is what America has always been all about. This uproarious look at the ..

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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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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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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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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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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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Antisocial: How Online Extremists Broke America

From a rising star at The New Yorker, a deeply immersive chronicle of how the optimistic entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley set out to create a free and democratic internet - and how the cynical propagan..

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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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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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Backstop Land

A witty and impassioned book on Ulster, which has been thrust into the centre of British and European politics and which is likely to become Britain's frontier with the wider world. 'Funny, wi..

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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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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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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Churchill Complex: The Rise and Fall of the Special Relationship and the End of the Anglo-American Order, The

It is impossible to understand the last 75 years of British and American history without understanding the Anglo-American relationship, and specifically the bonds between presidents and prime minister..

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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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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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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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Conquest of Bread

'Well-being for all is not a dream.'In this brilliantly enjoyable, challenging rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist beliefs - beliefs which surged around the world in ..

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Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy

'The best book on rethinking economics that anyone will find right now' Richard Murphy, Political Economist and author of The Joy of Tax The leading thinker and most visible public ad..

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Demagoguery and Democracy

A clear-eyed guide to demagoguery-and how we can defeat it. What is demagoguery? Some demagogues are easy to spot: They rise to power through pandering, charisma, and prejudice. But, a..

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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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Dismantling America: and other controversial essays

These wide-ranging essays- on many individual political, economic, cultural and legal issues- have as a recurring, underlying theme the decline of the values and institutions that have sustained and a..

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Empire and the Five Kings: America'S Abdication and the Fate of the World, The

The United States was once the hope of the world, a beacon of freedom and the defender of liberal democracy. Nations and peoples on all continents looked to America to stand up for the values that cre..

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Enoch Powell: Politics and Ideas in Modern Britain

Best known for his notorious 'Rivers of Blood' speech in 1968 and his outspoken opposition to immigration, Enoch Powell was one of the most controversial figures in British political life in the secon..

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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: The Unmaking of America - A Recent History

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHow an elite cabal rewrote the American dream for their gain - and left the rest of the world behind.'Elegantly written, full of insight' - Justin Webb'Absorbing, infuriating,..

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Fate & Philosophy : Journey Through Life's Great Questions

Jim Flynn is on a mission to change how we think about the modern world, our place in it, and the moral choices we make. In The Torchlight List he argued that great literature can change lives. Now in..

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First-Class Passengers on a Sinking Ship: Elite Politics and the Decline of Great Powers

The extent and irreversibility of US decline is becoming ever more obvious as America loses war after war and as one industry after another loses its technological edge. Lachmann explains why the Unit..

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Fixing the System: A History of Populism, Ancient and Modern

Populism is a genuine 'third way' in politics, a middle path between the extremes of corporate anarchy and collective authoritarianism. It is a trenchant and timely study.Populism is distinguished fro..

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Force of Nonviolence, The

"Judith Butler is the most creative and courageous social theorist writing today." - Cornel West "Judith Butler is quite simply one of the most probing, challenging, and influential thinkers of our ti..

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Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

In these essays, interviews and speeches, Angela Y. Davis illuminates connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the imp..

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From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America

In 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, he had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today's most ..

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Good State, 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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