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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
AUD 53.95 (inc. GST), AUD 49.05 (ex. GST),
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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...

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....

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
AUD 100.95 (inc. GST), AUD 91.77 (ex. GST),
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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 The narrative is based on a wide range of evidence, including many previously unpublished documents and interviews with those...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
AUD 134.95 (inc. GST), AUD 122.68 (ex. GST),
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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...

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
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (ex. GST),
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....

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...

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...

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
AUD 202.95 (inc. GST), AUD 184.50 (ex. GST),
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...

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
AUD 64.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.05 (ex. GST),
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
AUD 72.95 (inc. GST), AUD 66.32 (ex. GST),
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
AUD 202.95 (inc. GST), AUD 184.50 (ex. GST),
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...

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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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