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            Stress and Young People
              

            Stress and Young People (PDF ebook – 447th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            A useful guide aimed at helping Australian teenagers and young people to identify and understand stress and its impacts on their mental and physical health. This book features a range of tips, strategies and tools for managing and reducing stress, including relaxation techniques ...and a chapter dedicated to handling exam and study stress. Learn how to stress less and be at your best under pressure. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339956
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Physical Inactivity
              

            Physical Inactivity (PDF ebook – 443rd edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Inactivity increases overweight and obesity, raising the risk of chronic and life-threatening diseases. Which groups of inactive Australians are most at risk of lifestyle-related illness? What levels and types of activity are required for optimal health at each life stage, and ho...w can we incorporate regular activity into our daily lives? This book explains the risks and consequences of physical inactivity, and in turn promotes the benefits of being active. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339871
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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            Food Insecurity and Waste
              

            Food Insecurity and Waste (PDF ebook – 444th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            In the past year, over four million Australians have run out of food and have been unable to buy more. Conversely, we also waste a lot of food right through the supply chain, costing the economy a staggering $20 billion annually. How can Australia address the needs of people who ...are food insecure, and by the same token minimise waste, to achieve an equitable and sustainable approach to food? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339895
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
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            Indigenous People and Criminal Justice
              

            Indigenous People and Criminal Justice (PDF ebook – 445th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make up 2% of Australians, yet constitute over a quarter of the prison population. This book examines the latest research on indigenous imprisonment rates, and reviews progress on addressing Aboriginal deaths in custody and youth detention r...eform. How can governments reduce over-incarceration and work with communities to implement interventions? What will it take to unlock the problems of indigenous inequality in the criminal justice system? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339918
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
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            Poverty and Inequality in Australia
              

            Poverty and Inequality in Australia (PDF ebook – 446th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Australia has experienced record economic growth over the last quarter century. Yet, there is growing debate about the distribution of benefits from this growth, and the extent to which inequality is increasing. How are poverty and inequality measured in Australia; what are the f...eatures of deprivation experienced by people living with entrenched economic disadvantage? How do we tackle economic disadvantage and poverty, and promote fairness and opportunity for all? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339932
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
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            Media Literacy in the Digital Age
              

            Media Literacy in the Digital Age (PDF ebook – 448th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            A timely guide aimed at teachers and students, featuring advice on how to promote the skills to access, understand, question, critically analyse and evaluate digital media. It is important that we understand the news media environment and our engagement with it, in all of its fac...tual, social and ethical dimensions. How is fake news spread, and how can you detect it? What sources should you trust, and why? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781925339970
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            Published NZ 25 Jul 2019
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            Artificial Intelligence
             

            Artificial Intelligence (PDF ebook – 450th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Artificial intelligence (AI) is already transforming the way we live, work, communicate and travel. However, along with the potential to improve our quality of life, AI and the use of robots and automation risks compromising human rights and freedoms. We all need to understand ho...w this technology is being developed, used and regulated. What is AI, how does it work, and what are the benefits and ethical concerns? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922274014
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            Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
            Interest Age Adults / General
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            Australia's Energy Debate
              

            Australia's Energy Debate (PDF ebook – 454th edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            A secure supply of affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is essential to Australia's future growth and prosperity. What are the pros and cons of the various energy options? Are we adapting quickly enough to renewables or clinging too long to fossil fuels in order to counter... the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions on climate change? Australia's energy policy debate is far from settled - how should we power into the future? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922274090
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            Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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            Drug Use and Harm Reduction
              

            Drug Use and Harm Reduction (PDF ebook – 453rd edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Explores ethical, legal and medical pros and cons in the drugs policy debate, featuring the topical issue of pill testing. Does testing give young people a false sense of security and promote risky drug use, when there is actually no safe level at which these substances can be ta...ken? Or are harm reduction approaches simply about saving lives and giving drug users a safety net? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922274076
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            Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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            Conserving Native Forests
              

            Conserving Native Forests (PDF ebook – 452nd edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Looks at the current state of the world's forests and progress towards more sustainable forest conservation. It also focuses on how Australia is managing and conserving its own native forests. Topics include forestry protection policies; tree clearing and logging regulation; habi...tat destruction and species loss; and forestry certification, practices and plantations. What are the sustainable solutions to deforestation and forest management - how do we see the forests for the trees? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922274052
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            Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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