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Has China Won?: The Chinese Challenge to American Primacy

The twenty-first century's great geopolitical contest has begun. A major trade war has broken out. American and Chinese naval vessels are having close encounters in the South China Sea. American congr..

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

Kishore Mahbubani's timely polemic argues passionately for the West to cease imposing its ideology on the world and intervening in the affairs of other nations. Mahbubani examines the West's greatest ..

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History of Democracy: A Marxist Interpretation

The concept of democracy has become tarnished in recent years, as governments become disconnected from voters and pursue unpopular policies. And yet the ideal of democracy continues to inspire movemen..

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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: The Art of Changing Your Mind

James O'Brien - bestselling author, radio and podcast sensation, twitter phenomenon - answers the question he is asked more than any other- 'what have you changed you mind about?' Why all of us must k..

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How Politics Works: The Concepts Visually Explained

A jargon-free, highly visual guide to every aspect of politics, from political philosophy to 21st-century activism Discover everything you need to know about political history and thought, and th..

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How the World Works

With exceptional clarity and power of argument, Noam Chomsky lays bare as no one else can the realities of contemporary geopolitics. Divided into four sections, originally published in the US only as ..

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How to Stand Up to a Dictator

Inspirational 2021 Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa's personal frontline manifesto in the war against authoritarianism's sinister uses of big tech WINNER OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 2021 What wil..

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Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War

The rise of American Empire has coincided with appeals for a more humane war. But what if efforts to make war more ethical-to ban torture and limit civilian casualties-have only shored up the militar..

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I Was Never Here

An ex-spy lifts the lid on life in the secret service Andrew Kirsch didn't grow up watching spy movies, or dreaming about being a real-life James Bond. He was hardly aware that Canada even had it..

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Imagine A Country: Ideas for a Better Future

The first step on the road to change is to imagine possibility. Imagine A Country offers visions of a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices, from comedians to economists, writer..

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Imagining Decolonisation - BWB Text

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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In the Camps: Life in China's High-Tech Penal Colony

In China's vast northwestern region, more than a million and a half Muslims have vanished into internment camps and associated factories. Based on hours of interviews with camp survivors and workers, ..

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Indelible City: Dispossesion and Defiance in Hong Kong

The story of Hong Kong has long been obscured by competing myths: to Britain, a 'barren rock' with no appreciable history; to China, a part of Chinese soil from time immemorial that had at last return..

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Inequality : New Zealand Crisis - & What We Can Do About It

A staggering rise in wealth disparity has transformed New Zealand from one of the developed world's most equal nations to one of the most unequal. International bestseller The Spirit Level argued in 2..

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Inequality Debate: An Introduction

The divide between New Zealand's poorest and wealthiest inhabitants has widened alarmingly over recent decades. Differences in income have grown faster than in most other developed countries. Max Rash..

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International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

Over the past four decades, international indigenous rights have become a prominent aspect of international law and are now enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Yet, wh..

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Introduction to International Relations: Perspectives, Connections, and Enduring Questions 2E

The hotly awaited second edition of this bestselling introductory textbook provides a truly comprehensive and accessible guide to international affairs. Bringing together the combined decades of exper..

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Is It Tomorrow Yet?: Paradoxes of the Pandemic

One of our most scintillating public intellectuals explores the political paradoxes of the pandemic and helps us think our way through it 'We are able to imagine anything because we are being bes..

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Journey of Humanity:  Origins of Wealth and Inequality

A grand unifying theory of human flourishing and inequality from one of the world's pre-eminent thinkers A bold retelling of the entire human story from one of the world's pre-eminent thinkers ..

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Karearea

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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Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

New York Times bestselling author of Fire and Fury and Siege completes the trilogy on the epic presidency of Donald J. Trump With Fire and Fury Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump ad..

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Language, Truth & Logic

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Last Man Takes LSD: Foucault and the End of Revolution, The

In May 1975, Michel Foucault took LSD in the desert in southern California. He described it as the most important event of his life which would lead him to completely rework his History of Sexuality. ..

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Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy

The statesman and diplomat analyses how six extraordinary leaders he has known have shaped their countries and the world Kissinger's six leaders are Konrad Adenauer, Charles de Gaulle, Richard Ni..

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Liberalism and Its Discontents

Liberalism - the comparatively mild-mannered sibling to the more ardent camps of nationalism and socialism - has never been so divisive as today. From Putin's populism, the Trump administration and au..

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Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

Technology is breaking politics-what can be done about it? Artificially intelligent "bot" accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news..

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Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker, The

A collection of the New Yorker's groundbreaking writing on race in America, including work by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Hilton Als, Zadie Smith, and more From the pages of the Ne..

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Meaning of Marxism 2e

Long considered dead by mainstream critics, the basic ideas of Marx are brought to life in this overview of his thought. The Meaning of Marxism 2nd Edition argues that rather than being irrelevant, Ma..

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My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route

Picked as a 'Book to Look Out For in 2022' in the Irish Times and the Irish Independent 'Compassionate, brave, enraging, beautifully written and incredibly well researched. Hayden exposes the tru..

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Myanmar's Rohingya Genocide: Identity, History and Hate Speech

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No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs

An Irish Times 'Book to Look Out For in 2022' A devastating account of China's genocide of the Uyghurs, by a leading Uyghur activist and Time #100 nominee Nury Turkel was born in a 're-educati..

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On Anarchism

On Anarchism is an essential introduction to the Noam Chomsky's political theory. On Anarchism sheds a much needed light on the foundations of Chomsky's thought, specifically his constant questioning ..

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On Nationalism

I remain in the curious position of disliking, distrusting, disapproving and fearing nationalism wherever it exists . . . but recognising its enormous force, which must be harnessed for progress if po..

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Origins of Totalitarianism

'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington Post Hannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to..

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Peace Education 3ed

"Now in its third edition, Peace Education provides a comprehensive approach to educating for a just and sustainable future. It begins with religious and historical trends that have molded our underst..

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Peace Education : How We Come to Love & Hate War

There is a huge volume of work on war and its causes, most of which treats its political and economic roots. In Peace Education: How We Come to Love and Hate War, Nel Noddings explores the psychologic..

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Perfect Police State:  Undercover Odyssey into China's Terrifying Surveillance Dystopia of the Future

An in-depth, on-the ground view of how Chinese officials have co-opted technology, infrastructure and the minds of their people to establish the definitive police state. When blocked from f..

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Peril

The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. But as No. 1 internationally bestselling author Bo..

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Pesticides and Health: How New Zealand Fails In Environmental Protection

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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Platform: radical legacy of the Polynesian Panthers: 2020 - BWB text

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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Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth

We are losing the commons. Austerity and neoliberal policies have depleted our shared wealth; our national utilities have been sold off to foreign conglomerates, social housing is almost non-existent,..

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Policy-making Under Pressure: Rethinking the policy process in Aotearoa New Zealand: 2021

Public policy-making in Aotearoa New Zealand has a patchy track record. In many policy sectors New Zealand performs no worse than other advanced democracies, and in some it is recognised as world lead..

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Politics Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but "The Politics Book" makes it easier than ever by giving you a..

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Politics in a Pandemic: Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand's 2020 Election

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Populista:  Rise of Latin America's 21st Century Strongman

An exploration of the phenomenon of the caudillo figure in Latin American politics and the rise of populism through the modern histories of the continent. 'An ambitious, riveting and essential ..

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Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World, The

'I can't imagine reading a better book this year' Daily Mirror 'Another outstanding guide to the modern world. Marshall is a master at explaining what you need to know and why' Peter Frankopan, auth..

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Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveals the Future of Our World, The

'Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine: reading it is like having a light shone on your understanding' - Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard, on Prisoners of Geography ..

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Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism

For readers of Democracy in Chains and Dark Money, a revelatory investigation of the Religious Right's rise to political power. For too long the Religious Right has masqueraded as a social movem..

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