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            The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
             

            The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Stanley, Thomas J., Ph.D; Danko, William D., Ph.D

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            This bestselling resource identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. The new edition, the first since 1998, includes a new Foreword for the 21st century by Dr. Stanley.

            ISBN 9781589795471
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2010
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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            White Bred: Hillbillies, White Trash, and Rednecks Against White Supremacy
              

            White Bred: Hillbillies, White Trash, and Rednecks Against White Supremacy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kerl, Eric

            • RRP: $42.50
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              7 Apr 20

            White Bred, with sharp arguments, backed-up by groundbreaking research, masterully demonstrates how and why white-supremacist citadels of power, prestige, and wealth are inaccessible to most white people.

            ISBN 9781608466306
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2020
            Publisher Haymarket Books
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            Florence Grace: The Richard & Judy bestselling author
             

            Florence Grace: The Richard & Judy bestselling author (Paperback)

            By Rees, Tracy

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            The stunning second novel from Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller winner Tracy Rees.

            ISBN 9781784296179
            Released NZ 30 Aug 2016
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            An Accidental Utopia?: Social Mobility and the Foundations of an Eglitarian Society, 1880-1940
              

            An Accidental Utopia?: Social Mobility and the Foundations of an Eglitarian Society, 1880-1940 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Olssen, Erik; Griffen, Clyde; Jones, Frank

            An Accidental Utopia? investigates a more egalitarian past at a time when New Zealand ranks fourth in the developed world for social inequality. It is our first systematic analysis of urban social structure, focusing on three major forms of mobility - marital, worklife and interg...enerational.
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            ISBN 9781877372643
            Published NZ 14 Jul 2011
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Lost Girls: Love, War and Literature: 1939-51

            Lost Girls: Love, War and Literature: 1939-51 (Hardback)

            By Taylor, D. J.

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            The lives of the original Lost Girls of London.

            ISBN 9781472126863
            Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
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            What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?
              

            What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Paperback, 2014 reissue)

            By Duff, Alan

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            The prize-winning, passionate and uncompromising sequel to the blistering classic novel, Once Were Warriors 'She always came the following day for a visit on this yearly remembering; in fact Polly Heke came several times a year and done for the last two, from when she herself hit... the same age as Grace'd been when she, uh, when she like killed herself.' The searing power of Alan Duff's masterpiece Once Were Warriors rocked a nation and was acclaimed around the world. What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted? is the challenging, poetic sequel, taking up the story of the Heke family six years after Grace's suicide. The novel won the New Zealand Montana Book Awards for Fiction.
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            ISBN 9781775535614
            Published NZ 21 Mar 2014
            Publisher Random House
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            The Meritocracy Trap

            The Meritocracy Trap (Hardback)

            By Markovits, Daniel

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            Even in the midst of runaway economic inequality and dangerous social division, it remains an axiom of modern life that meritocracy reigns supreme and promises to open opportunity to all. The idea that reward should follow ability and effort is so entrenched in our psyche that, e...ven as society divides itself at almost every turn, all sides can be heard repeating meritocratic notions. Meritocracy cuts to the heart of who we think we are. But what if, both up and down the social ladder, meritocracy is a sham? Today, meritocracy has become exactly what it was conceived to resist: a mechanism for the concentration and dynastic transmission of wealth and privilege across generations. Upward mobility has become a fantasy, and the embattled middle classes are now more likely to sink into the working poor than to rise into the professional elite. At the same time, meritocracy now ensnares even those who manage to claw their way to the top, requiring rich adults to work with crushing intensity, exploiting their expensive educations in order to extract a return. All this is not the result of deviations or retreats from meritocracy but rather stems directly from meritocracy's successes. This is the radical argument that The Meritocracy Trap prosecutes with rare force, comprehensive research, and devastating persuasion. Daniel Markovits, a law professor trained in philosophy and economics, is better placed than most to puncture one of the dominant ideas of our age. Having spent his life at elite universities, he knows from the inside the corrosive system we are trapped within, as well as how we can take the first steps towards a world that might afford us both prosperity and dignity.
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            ISBN 9780241289914
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Engines of Privilege: Britain'S Private School Problem

            Engines of Privilege: Britain'S Private School Problem (Hardback)

            By Kynaston, David; Green, Francis

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            A rigorous, compelling and balanced examination of the British public school system and the inequalities it entrenches. Private schools are institutions that children who are already privileged attend and have those privileges further entrenched, almost certainly for life, throug...h a high-quality, richly-resourced education. The Engines of Privilege contends that in a society that mouths the virtues of equality of opportunity, of fairness and of social cohesion, the continuation of this educational apartheid amounts to an act of national self-harm that does all of us serious damage. Intrinsic to any vision of the future of Britain has to be the nature of our educational system. Yet the quality of conversation on the issue of private education remains surprisingly sterile, patchy and highly subjective. Accessible, evidence-based and inclusive, Engines of Privilege aims to kick-start a long overdue national debate. Clear, vigorous prose is combined with forensic analysis to compelling effect, illuminating the painful contrast between the importance of private schools in British society and the near-absence of serious, policy-making debate, above all on the left.
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            ISBN 9781526601261
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work

            Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rosenblat, Alex

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            Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. An American startup that promised to deliver entrepreneurship for the masses through its technology, Uber instead built a new template for employment using algorithms and Internet platforms.... Upending our understanding of work in the digital age, Uberland paints a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss. The neutral language of technology masks the powerful influence algorithms have across the New Economy. Uberland chronicles the stories of drivers in more than twenty-five cities in the United States and Canada over four years, shedding light on their working conditions and providing a window into how they feel behind the wheel. The book also explores Uber's outsized influence around the world: the billion-dollar company is now influencing everything from debates about sexual harassment and transportation regulations to racial equality campaigns and labor rights initiatives. Based on award-winning technology ethnographer Alex Rosenblat's firsthand experience of riding over 5,000 miles with Uber drivers, daily visits to online forums, and face-to-face discussions with senior Uber employees, Uberland goes beyond the headlines to reveal the complicated politics of popular technologies that are manipulating both workers and consumers.
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            ISBN 9780520324800
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
            Publisher University of California Press
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            Requiem For The American Dream: The Principles of Concentrated Weath and Power

            Requiem For The American Dream: The Principles of Concentrated Weath and Power (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Nyks, Kelly; Scott, Jared P.

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            -Based on the film Requiem for the American Dream---Front cover.

            ISBN 9781609807368
            Released NZ 19 Jun 2017
            Publisher Seven Stories Press,U.S.
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