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Performative Contradiction and the Romanian Revolution

Bogdan, Jolan.
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(2018)  | 9781783488735 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
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The Romanian Revolution of 1989 ended 42 years of Communist rule. It was the bloodiest revolution in a Warsaw Pact country, culminating in the overthrow and execution of Nicolae Ceauescu. However, there was no major democratic reform and power remained in the hands of key figures from the old regime....

Asylum after Empire: Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking

Mayblin, Lucy.
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(2018)  | 9781783486168 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 208pp
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Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often said to be about numbers, methods of travel, and reasons for flight. In short: we are in...

A History of the Italian Space Adventure: Pioneers and Achievements from the XIVth Century to the Present

Caprara, Giovanni.
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(2018)  | 9783319739861 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 25/6/2018
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This book retraces the long history of Italian space activities, from the end of the fourteenth century, when the word “rocket” was invented in Italy, through to the present day. The narrative is based on a wide range of evidence, including many previously unpublished documents and interviews with those...

Seeking balance : Asia responds to China's rise.

Smith, Jeff M.
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(2018)  | 9781538106334 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 372pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
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This book is designed examine the changing security landscape across the Indo-Pacific as it relates to China’s rise and the growing attractiveness of Balancing policies and postures among several Asian capitals and the United States.Amid a period of heightened Chinese assertiveness, beginning in 2008...

A New Narrative for a New Europe

Astier, Cristina. Errasti, Ander. Innerarity, Daniel. White, Jonathan.
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(2018)  | 9781786608413 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
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According to the European Commission, Europe is facing a transversal crisis thatobliges the rethinking and redefinition of its narrative. As a result of theeconomic crisis that has affected Europe during the past years, Europe has inturn faced a structural crisis that forces the reconsideration of its...

Participation and Non-Participation in Student Activism: Paths and Barriers to Mobilizing Young People for Political Action

Hensby, Alexander.
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(2018)  | 9781783486946 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 2/8/2018
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Why might some students convert their political interests into activism when others do not? There is a strong need to understand the changing dynamics of contemporary youth participation: how they engage, what repertoires are considered efficacious, and their motivations to get involved.This book uses...

Subversion as Foreign Policy: The Secret Eisenhower and Dulles Debacle in Indonesia

Kahin, Audrey R. Kahin, George McT. Bos-Nehles, Anna. Nath, Sahu Tarak. Jessel, Christopher. Marina, Olya. Nicholls, David. Smith, Graham. Staunton, Suzanne. Allen, Cyrus. Denham, Jack. Grabman, Genevieve M. Lim, Seongbae. , Ewick, Patricia. Grayman, Jesse Hession. Sanchez, Mabel. Sarat, Austin. Thomas, Dania. Vadi, Maaja. Wheeler, Anthony R. Yolbulan, Okan Elif. F. Cartwright, Juliana. Aguilera, Ruth V. Andrades, Lidia. Arar, Khalid. Crookes, Adrian. Demos, Vasilikie. Drew, Joseph. Fang, Christina. Gilmarti, Mattia J. Hoskinson, Sherry. Kinoti, Meru Abel. Kleinman, Gary. Lytras, Miltiades D. Pearlstein, Toby. Sacher, William. Shani, Abraham B. (Rami). Storberg-Walker, Julia. Tsuria, Ruth. Wingfield, Adia Harvey.
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(2018)  | 9780295997711 | University of Washington Press | hbk. | book | 318pp | Availability last checked: 19/7/2018
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Based on access to secret documents and interviews with many of the participants, Subversion as Foreign Policy is an extraordinary account of civil war in Indonesia provoked by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, and resulting in the killing of thousands of Indonesians and...

Karl W. Deutsch : Pioneer in the Theory of International Relations

Russett, Bruce.
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(2018)  | 9783319029092 | Springer | pbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This book celebrates the continuing importance of a world-class leader in the theory and scientific analysis of international relations and comparative politics. Topics on which Karl Deutsch wrote prolifically included nationalism, social communication, European integration, cybernetics, war & peace,...

Between India and China: An Ancient Dialectic for Contemporary World Politics

Ling, Banerjee. Banerjee, Payal. Ling, L. H. M.
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(2018)  | 9781783484522 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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China and India are emerging in terms of their economics, demographics andmilitary forces. This has caused speculations to abound around how these twogiants of Asia can get along, affecting not just the region but the world atlarge. The book develops a “Silk Road Ethos” perspective, which examines...

Between India and China: An Ancient Dialectic for Contemporary World Politics

Ling, Banerjee. Banerjee, Payal. Ling, L. H. M.
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(2018)  | 9781783484515 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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China and India are emerging in terms of their economics, demographics andmilitary forces. This has caused speculations to abound around how these twogiants of Asia can get along, affecting not just the region but the world atlarge. The book develops a “Silk Road Ethos” perspective, which examines...

Spies : the u. s. and russian espionage game from the cold war to the 21st century.

Kalic, Sean Nicholas. Kalic, Sean.
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(2018)  | 9781440840425 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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For more than four decades after World War II, the quest for intelligence drove the Soviet Union and the United States to develop a high-stakes "game" of spying on one another throughout the Cold War. Each nation needed to be aware of and prepared to counter the capabilities of their primary nemesis....

Deliberative Democracy and Social Movements: Transition Initiatives in the Public Sphere

Felicetti, Andrea.
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(2018)  | 9781786601643 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 3/7/2018
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Deliberative democracy is increasingly central in democratic theory and its concepts are employed in a growing number of fields, including social movement studies and environmental politics. At the same time, contemporary citizen activism seems to feature some forms of engagement that resonate with...

The Global Illusion of Citizen Protection: Transnational Threats and Human Security

Mandel, Robert.
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(2018)  | 9781786608086 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This book comprehensively analyzes the global illusion of citizen protection so common today. This text helps students understand a central puzzle in human security, which has two distinct components: (1) although it might be reasonable to assume that political leaders’ threat responses would almost...

The Global Illusion of Citizen Protection: Transnational Threats and Human Security

Mandel, Robert.
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(2018)  | 9781786608079 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This book comprehensively analyzes the global illusion of citizen protection so common today. This text helps students understand a central puzzle in human security, which has two distinct components: (1) although it might be reasonable to assume that political leaders’ threat responses would almost...

Contemporary Boat Migration: Data, Geopolitics, and Discourses

Burroughs, Elaine. Williams, Kira.
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(2018)  | 9781786605146 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 10/8/2018
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This book explores contemporary migration by boat through the intertwined, and under-explored, elements of empirical data, governance and geopolitics, and discourses.While the migration of people by boat is a long-standing phenomenon, journeys have become more frequent and precarious as states illegalise...

Talking to north korea : ending the nuclear standoff.

Ford, Glyn.
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(2018)  | 9780745337852 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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The West likes to believe that Kim Jong-un's regime is 'crazy', and its ideology insane. Few attempts have been made to understand the internal logic of the regime - and why life there is so difficult. This provocative insider's account blasts apart the myths which paint North Korea as a rogue state...

An international comparison of financial consumer protection.

Chen, Tsai-Jyh.
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(2018)  | 9789811084409 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Chapter0.Introduction and Overview of this Book.- Chapter1.Protection of Financial Consumers in Australia.- Chapter2.Financial Consumer Protection in Bangladesh.- Chapter3.Financial Consumer Protection in Canada:Triumph and Tribulations.- Chapter4.Financial Consumer Protection in China.- Chapter5.French...

Intimacies of violence in the settler colony : economies of dispossession around the pacific rim.

Edmonds, Penelope. Nettelbeck, Amanda.
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(2018)  | 9783319762302 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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1 Precarious Intimacies: Cross-Cultural Violence and Proximity in Settler Colonial Economies of the Pacific Rim, Penelope Edmonds and Amanda Nettelbeck.- Part I: Moral Economies and Labour Relations in the Pastoral Sector.- 2 The Australian Agricultural Company, the Van Diemen’s Land Company: Labour...

Deliberative Democracy and Social Movements: Transition Initiatives in the Public Sphere

Felicetti, Andrea.
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(2018)  | 9781786601650 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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Deliberative democracy is increasingly central in democratic theory and its concepts are employed in a growing number of fields, including social movement studies and environmental politics. At the same time, contemporary citizen activism seems to feature some forms of engagement that resonate with...

Knowledge and Incentives in Policy: Using Public Choice and Market Process Theory to Analyze Public Policy Issues

Haeffele, Stefanie.
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(2018)  | 9781786603982 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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The relative effectiveness of various institutions, such as the market or government, is based on the ability for individuals to access and use dispersed knowledge in society and the incentives that steer their actions. Market process theory emphasizes the effectiveness of the price system to consolidate...

A Tributary Model of State Formation: Ethiopia, 1600-2015

Abegaz, Berhanu.
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(2018)  | 9783319757797 | Springer | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Chapter 1: State Formation and Nation Building.- Chapter 2: The Afro-Asiatic Tributary-Civilizational State, 1600-1900.- Chapter 3: The Gondarine Tributary-Military State, 1600-1800.- Chapter 4: The Shewan Fiscal-Territorial State, 1875-1974.- Chapter 5: The Ethiopian Revolutionary State, 1975-2005.-...

Senate Procedure and Practice

Gold, Martin B.
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(2018)  | 9781538112045 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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The Senate is a place where political minorities and individual members holdgreat power, resting on authority drawn from Senate rules and over two hundredyears of related precedents and traditions. The minority has and will alwayshave a clear and important voice on issues brought to the Senate floor,...

Senate Procedure and Practice

Gold, Martin B.
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(2018)  | 9781538112052 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 4 ed.,  | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 93.95 (inc. GST), AUD 85.41 (ex. GST),
The Senate is a place where political minorities and individual members holdgreat power, resting on authority drawn from Senate rules and over two hundredyears of related precedents and traditions. The minority has and will alwayshave a clear and important voice on issues brought to the Senate floor,...

Knowledge and Incentives in Policy: Using Public Choice and Market Process Theory to Analyze Public Policy Issues

Haeffele, Stefanie.
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(2018)  | 9781786603975 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 302pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 227.95 (inc. GST), AUD 207.23 (ex. GST),
The relative effectiveness of various institutions, such as the market or government, is based on the ability for individuals to access and use dispersed knowledge in society and the incentives that steer their actions. Market process theory emphasizes the effectiveness of the price system to consolidate...

How Empires Make Territory

Blais, Helene. Deprest, Florence. Singaravélou, Pierre.
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(2018)  | 9780230300590 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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The relationship between geographical knowledge and European imperial power has been an important field of research over the last decade. This collection of essays seeks to add to this salient: it presents a focussed and interconnected set of studies of how Europe sought to command overseas space.

International Cooperation for Enhancing Nuclear Safety, Security, Safeguards and Non-proliferation 6: Proceedings of the XX Edoardo Amaldi Conference, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, Octobe

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(2018)  | 9783662573655 | Springer | hbk. | book | 215pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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This open access book examines key aspects of international cooperation to enhance nuclear safety, security, safeguards, and non-proliferation, thereby assisting in development and maintenance of the verification regime and fostering progress toward a nuclear weapon-free world. The book opens by addressing...

Making Trump possible : causes and consequences of the new populist politics.

Barnett, Timothy J. Barnett, Timothy.
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(2018)  | 9781440855085 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Written for students, business people, opinion leaders, and everyone interested in politics and America's international reputation, this work begins by explaining the factors that facilitate and constrain various types of political candidates. Rather than concentrating on Trump the individual, however,...

Money in American politics : an encyclopedia.

Schultz, David.
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(2018)  | 9781440851766 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 398pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
Some Americans have come to the conclusion that U.S. politics is dominated by money, that politicians are frequently if not routinely "bought and paid for," and that the only entities who wield political power are America's monied "elite" or powerful special interests like "big labor" or "Wall Street."...

Institutionalization of the Parliament in Bangladesh: A Study of Donor Intervention for Reorganization and Development

Obaidullah, A. T. M.
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(2018)  | 9789811053160 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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This book explores the institutionalization process with regard to the Parliament in Bangladesh, and seeks to identify the main constrains that hinder the Parliament from serving as the uppermost representative body for all segments of society.This book sheds valuable new light on key reform initiatives...

The Right of Access to Public Information: An International Comparative Legal Survey

Blanke, Hermann-Josef. , Blanke, Hermann-Josef. Perlingeiro, Ricardo.
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(2018)  | 9783662555521 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 856pp | Availability last checked: 14/7/2018
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This book presents a comparative study on access to public information in the context of the main legal orders worldwide(inter alia China,France,Germany,Japan,Russia,Sweden,United States).The international team of authors analyzes the Transparency- and Freedom-to-Information legislation with regard...

Critical Perspectives on Human Rights

SCHIPPERS, Birgit. , Schippers, Birgit.
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(2018)  | 9781786600141 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Critical Perspectives on Human Rights provides cutting-edge interventions intocontemporary s on rights, ethics and global justice. The chapters, written byleading scholars in the field, make a significant and timely contribution tocritical human rights scholarship by interrogating the significance of...

Critical Perspectives on Human Rights

SCHIPPERS, Birgit. , Schippers, Birgit.
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(2018)  | 9781786600158 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Critical Perspectives on Human Rights provides cutting-edge interventions intocontemporary s on rights, ethics and global justice. The chapters, written byleading scholars in the field, make a significant and timely contribution tocritical human rights scholarship by interrogating the significance of...

Votes for women! the American woman suffrage movement and the Nineteenth Amendment : a reference guide.

Roydhouse, Marion W. Roydhouse, Marion.
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(2018)  | 9781440836701 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Suffragists often endured ridicule, vitriol, and violence as they sought full citizenship. These women, and the men who supported them, demonstrated a deeply rooted commitment to their cause over the course of many decades of effort spent for discouraging results, and in spite of the dangers faced in...

Biopolitical Governance: Race, Gender and Economy

Richter, Hannah.
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(2018)  | 9781786602701 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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For years critical theorists and Foucauldian biopolitical theorists have argued against the Aristotelian idea that life and politics inhabit two separate domains. In the context of receding social security systems and increasing economic inequality, within contemporary liberal democracies, life is necessarily...

Biopolitical Governance: Race, Gender and Economy

Richter, Hannah.
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(2018)  | 9781786602718 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 201.95 (inc. GST), AUD 183.59 (ex. GST),
For years critical theorists and Foucauldian biopolitical theorists have argued against the Aristotelian idea that life and politics inhabit two separate domains. In the context of receding social security systems and increasing economic inequality, within contemporary liberal democracies, life is necessarily...

Just immigration : american policy in christian perspective.

Amstutz, Mark R.
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(2018)  | 9780802874849 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 240pp
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Few issues are as complex and controversial as immigration in the United States. The only thing anyone seems to agree on is that the system is broken. Mark Amstutz offers a succinct overview and assessment of current immigration policy and argues for an approach to the complex immigration debate that...

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Intimacies of violence in the settler colony : economies of dispossession around the pacific rim.

Edmonds, Penelope. Nettelbeck, Amanda.
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(2018)  | 9783319762302 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 200.95 (inc. GST), AUD 182.68 (ex. GST),
1 Precarious Intimacies: Cross-Cultural Violence and Proximity in Settler Colonial Economies of the Pacific Rim, Penelope Edmonds and Amanda Nettelbeck.- Part I: Moral Economies and Labour Relations in the Pastoral Sector.- 2 The Australian Agricultural Company, the Van Diemen’s Land Company: Labour...

 

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