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            Youth Sociology
             

            Youth Sociology (Hardback, 1st ed. 2020)

            By France, Alan; Coffey, Julia; Roberts, Steven; Waite, Catherine

            • RRP: $358.99
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            Falling somewhere between childhood and adulthood, 'Youth' is a key period of transition. It can be difficult to define and make sense of this period in one's life. However it is categorised, young people face a number of challenges and issues growing up in today's world. From th...e pressures created by social media to the increasing precarity of employment, the major social, cultural and economic developments of our time are each impacting this period of the lifecourse in myriad ways. Youth Sociology helps readers to understand how such changes factor into the experience of being young today, and illuminates the realities of the world in which young people live. Embedding perspectives and insights from a wide range of disciplines beyond sociology, this authoritative new textbook will be incredibly useful for all students of youth.
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            ISBN 9781137490407
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher Macmillan Education
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

            The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War (Hardback)

            By Kaplan, Fred

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            From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war--and Presidents' actions in nuclear crises--from Truman to Trump. Fred Kaplan, hailed by The New York Times as a rare combination of de...fense intellectual and pugnacious reporter, takes us into the White House Situation Room, the Joint Chiefs of Staff's Tank in the Pentagon, and the vast chambers of Strategic Command to bring us the untold stories--based on exclusive interviews and previously classified documents--of how America's presidents and generals have thought about, threatened, broached, and just barely avoided nuclear war from the dawn of the atomic age until today. Kaplan's historical research and deep reporting will stand as the permanent record of politics. Discussing theories that have dominated nightmare scenarios from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Kaplan presents the unthinkable in terms of mass destruction and demonstrates how the nuclear war reality will not go away, regardless of the dire consequences.
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            ISBN 9781982107291
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster
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            The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
             

            The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Grandin, Greg

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            From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump's border wall.

            ISBN 9781250214850
            Released NZ 10 Feb 2020
            Publisher St Martin's Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Separated: Inside an American Tragedy
             

            Separated: Inside an American Tragedy (Hardback)

            By Soboroff, Jacob

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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            NBC News and MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, winner of the 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for his reporting on the child separation crisis, delivers a profoundly personal and moving report from the border and beyond, revealing the wrenching human story behind one of the most dist...urbing passages of modern American history. Donald Trump's most infamous decision as president, to systematically separate thousands of migrant families at the border, was in effect for months before most Americans saw the living conditions of the children in custody at the epicenter of the policy. NBC News and MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff was among the first journalists to expose the truth of what their lives were like on the inside after seeing them firsthand. His widely shared reports in June 2018 ignited public scrutiny that contributed to the President reversing his own policy by Executive Order, and earned Soboroff the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Political Broadcast Journalism and the 2019 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism. In Separated, Soboroff weaves together his own experience unexpectedly covering this national issue with other key figures in the drama he met along the way, including feuding administration officials responsible for tearing apart and then reuniting families, and the parents and children who were caught in the middle. He reveals new and exclusive details of how the policy was carried out, and how its affects are still being felt. Today, there is still not a full accounting of the total number of children the President ripped away from their parents. The exact number may never be known, only that it is in the thousands. Now the President is doubling down on draconian immigration policies, including threatening to hold migrant families indefinitely and making tens of thousands applying for asylum wait in some of Mexico's most dangerous cities. Separated is required reading for anyone who wants to understand how Trump and his administration were able to
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            ISBN 9780062992192
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming
             

            The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Holthaus, Eric

            • RRP: $54.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. The basics of climate science are easy.

            ISBN 9780062883162
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life

            Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life (Hardback)

            By Friedman, Howard Steven

            • RRP: $70.99
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            What are you worth, and to what ends? Individuals, families, and systems place a price on human life every day with the decisions they make. These human price tags combine both economic and social values, the wallet and the heart; from insurance payouts to carceral sentencing, we... see discrepancies in the value of some human lives over others. The calculations that underlie these price tags and the dramatic ramifications they have on our lives are often buried in technical language. These price tags are sometimes unfair, yet they influence our economy, our laws and policies. In Ultimate Price, Howard Steven Friedman explains in simple terms how economists, corporations, regulators, and insurance companies make and use these price tags and illustrates how chauvinistic, white supremacist, or elitist values are reflected in them. He shows a multitude of ways people's lives are being valued, explains the methods involved, and then forcefully argues against the rampant unfairness in the system. Readers will be enlightened, shocked, and angered by the details of how these critical calculations work, as well as by the issues and implications hidden inside these impersonal equations that affect us all.
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            ISBN 9780520343221
            Released NZ 15 May 2020
            Publisher University of California Press
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            Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and the Global Financial Collapse. Updated edition
               

            Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and the Global Financial Collapse. Updated edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, updated)

            By Bollard, Alan; With Gaitanos, Sarah

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            Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard's bestselling Crisis was a first-hand account of the global financial meltdown. Two years on, this new edition of Crisis brings the story up to date. Crisis takes readers from the overheated markets of 2007, through the collapse of investment ba...nks and stressful times for numerous economies in 2008/9, and on to a fragile recovery around the world since 2010. In two new chapters for this edition, Bollard reveals how New Zealand is grappling with the impact of the US debt ceiling crisis, the current sovereign debt crises in Europe and the devastating effects of the Christchurch earthquakes. Bad news on the Reuters screen, emergency meetings and urgent decisions, making sure Christchurch has enough cash and ATMs: Crisis captures the drama of events as politicians, bankers and government officials struggle to deal with the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Dr Alan Bollard has been governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand since 2002. Author of a number of books, he has previously been Secretary to the Treasury, Chair of the Commerce Commission and Director of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research. Sarah Gaitanos is an independent writer and oral historian.
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            ISBN 9781869407407
            Published NZ 21 Sep 2012
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China's Workers
              

            Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China's Workers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Chan, Jenny; Selden, Mark; Pun, Ngai

            • RRP: $42.50
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            • Pub Date
              18 Jun 20

            Portrays the lives and struggles of a new generation of Chinese workers confronting the Apple-Foxconn empire and the Chinese state.

            ISBN 9781642591248
            Released NZ 18 Jun 2020
            Publisher Haymarket Books
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            Culture and the Media
              

            Culture and the Media (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bowman, Paul

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            This book sets out the range of approaches to Culture and Media in a simple and direct manner that is comprehensible to a wide student readership. It introduces the complexity of culture and shows how theoretical and disciplinary debates over the meaning of the media and culture ...relate to everyday cultural experience.
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            ISBN 9780230277120
            Released NZ 26 Nov 2012
            Publisher Macmillan Education
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Key Concerns in Media Studies
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            Reclaiming Indigenous Planning: Volume 70
              

            Reclaiming Indigenous Planning: Volume 70 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Walker, Ryan; Jojola, Ted; Natcher, David

            • RRP: $125.50
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            How Indigenous peoples are reclaiming community planning practices and ideologies.

            ISBN 9780773541948
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2013
            Publisher McGill-Queen's University Pres
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series McGill-Queen's Indigenous and Northern Studies
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