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1 (Edited by) Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz and Jay Ruby IMAGE ETHICS: The Moral Rights of Subjects in Photographs, Film, and Television
New York Oxford University Press 1988 0195067800 / 9780195067804 1st Thus, 1st Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 382pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. With several case study dilemmas, this work looks at the rights of photographed subjects, the obligations and accountability of the person behind the camera and the ethics involved. Moving forward, twenty years from publication, we now have camera phones making personal intrusion easier than ever before... Contents include: 13 chapters, Biblio., more. Book weight approx. 620g. 
Price: 25.50 AUD
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LIVING IS THE BEST OPTION: Young Women's Project Evaluation Of Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative. Final Report, (Staff Writers/Contributors)
2 (Staff Writers/Contributors) LIVING IS THE BEST OPTION: Young Women's Project Evaluation Of Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative. Final Report
Canberra, ACT, Australia Snap Printing, for Young Women's Project 1998 064236754X / 9780642367549 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
xii, + 89pp., plus 27. Tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally bumped. A final report, compiled by members of the Reference Group and Management Committee, the subject of which affects us all. Contents include: Prelims., Summary, Intro., History and Service Description, Links between Homelessness and Suicide, Case Management Framework, Service User Pathways, ditto Profile, ditto Evaluation Data, Conclusions/Recommendations, Acronyms, Biblio., Appendices. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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JAZZ AGE JEWS, Alexander, Michael
3 Alexander, Michael JAZZ AGE JEWS
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. Princeton University Press 2001 0691086796 / 9780691086798 First Paperback Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 239pp., plus 12 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean (printed on acid-free paper), small black stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. "By the 1920s, Jews were - by all economic, political and cultural measures of the day - making it in America. Yet many deliberately identified with groups that remained excluded. The stories of Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter, and Arnold Rothstein are told together to explore this paradox in the psychology of American Jewry . . . " Contents include: Introduction, Interlude, 17 chapters over three 'parts', Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 370g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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4 Aron, Raymond De GAULLE, ISRAEL and the JEWS
London Andre Deutsch 1969 First U. K. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
160pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Slightly bumped lower foredge corners and head of backstrip. Nominal flecks on head and foredge of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected d/jacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. First published in French; Librairie Plon, 1968. "...Raymond Aron, one of France's leading political thinkers and an uncompromising critic of established ideas, brings his critical acumen and long-range vision to bear on a problem which is in urgent need of dispassionate analysis; The Arab-Israeli Conflict." Contents include: Prelims., 3 'Parts', Index. Book weight approx. 330gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.62 AUD
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IN FULL FLOWER : Aging Women, Power, and Sexuality.  A History, Banner, Lois W.
5 Banner, Lois W. IN FULL FLOWER : Aging Women, Power, and Sexuality. A History
New York, U.S.A. Vintage Books 1993 0679744746 / 9780679744740 First Thus Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 422pp., plus 16 page, b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, slightly sunned. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "This vastly learned and magnificently iconoclastic book is a fresh examination of the social and sexual status of aging women - and in particular the way that status has shaped their relationships with younger men. Drawing on a close analysis of myth and history, literature and pop culture, it simultaneously manages to reveal societal prejudices and burst through them, with an intellectual authority and elan that recall classics from 'The Second Sex' to 'The Feminine Mystique'. Book weight approx. 435g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER : The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families, Billingsley, Andrew
6 Billingsley, Andrew CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER : The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families
New York Touchstone 0671677098 / 9780671677091 Reprint Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
444pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has two small, soft corners creases. From the rear panel: "This ground-breaking, provocative work dispels some of the most common myths, misconceptions, misunderstandings, and misinformation about African-American families. 'Climbing Jacob's Ladder' takes a fresh look at the evolution of Black families, describes the forces that have shaped them, and examines their resiliency in the face of difficult conditions, and the strengths that help them endure." Copyright 1992. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE MODERN CRISIS, Bookchin, Murray
7 Bookchin, Murray THE MODERN CRISIS
Montreal, Quebec, Canada Black Rose Books 1987 0920057624 / 9780920057629 Second (Revised) Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
194pp. Book clean. Spine firm. A former owner's name, an original seller's stamp, and random flecks on front flysheet. Foxing flecks on text-block edges. Art-illustrated (J.W.Stewart) card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. In this book, Murray Bookchin, ecological issues spokesman for over twenty years, identifies social ecology as an alternative to society's head-on collision with disaster . . . Five chapters, Notes. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA, Borowski, Allan and Murray, James M. (Edited by)
8 Borowski, Allan and Murray, James M. (Edited by) JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA
North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia Methuen Australia 1985 0454008147 / 9780454008142 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
438pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned, title clearly legible. Previous owner's details to half-title page, several faint foxing spots, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (covered, by previous owner, in permanent plastic film) very good. From the rear panel: " . . . the first comprehensive attempt to address varied questions from a national perspective. Among the twenty-five original contributions comprising this volume are chapters on the causes of female delinquency, the Aboriginal juvenile offender, the mentally retarded juvenile offender, the Children's Courts, diversion programs, juvenile probation and a research agenda to bridge the current knowledge gap." Includes Subject Index and Author Index. Book weight approx. 760g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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THE POLICE, PUBLIC ORDER AND THE STATE : Policing in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the USA, Israel, South Africa, and China, Brewer, John D.
9 Brewer, John D. THE POLICE, PUBLIC ORDER AND THE STATE : Policing in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the USA, Israel, South Africa, and China
Hampshire and London Macmillan Press 1988 0333419324 / 9780333419328 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 245pp., intext tables throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards very good. Sticker ghost on rear pastedown, foxing flecks on foredge, else textblock unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly bumped and edgeworn only. "Are police forces agents of the State, or of society? How do different police forces maintain order? This study identifies trends in public-order policing across a broad sample of seven countries (as noted in the sub-title). Contents include: Prelims., List of Tables, Introduction, country by country (each a chapter, similarly constructed) , Conclusion, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 425g. 
Price: 18.22 AUD
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10 Campbell, Anne BRIDGING CULTURES
Belconnen, A.C.T., Australia Self Published By Author 1995 0858894599 / 9780858894594 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, + 229pp., intext, two-colour illustrations [Terry Carney], small b/w halftones and sketches throughout. Book clean, trivially cocked. Spine firm, leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped only. "Bridging Cultures is rarely easy. Even when there is a great deal of goodwill on both sides, you can end up in a mess . . ." Eight fictional stories interspersed with snippets of factual information. Contents include: Prelims., Fiction, Features, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 510g. 
Price: 11.84 AUD
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A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice, Chamberlin, William Henry
11 Chamberlin, William Henry A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice
London Duckworth (The Right Book Club) 1931 First U.K. Hardcover [Quarter-Cloth] Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
vi, + 264pp. Book square. Blue cloth spine bumped, foxed and faded (title clearly legible). Plain papered boards mildly soiled (one mark on rear blue quarter cloth), plus lower foredge tips worn. Text-block edges flecked, else leaves tanned. No dustjacket. An early believer in the Marxist communist ideology, William Henry Chamberlin, American-born (Brooklyn, 17 Feb., 1897; d. 12 Sep., 1969) historian/journalist was later to change his beliefs after observing the negative aspects of collectivism whilst working in the U.S.S.R. This book attempts to set forth a reasoned proposition that collectivism, both in its communist and fascist forms, is a false utopia . . . Contents include: Introduction, 8 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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12 Chesney-Lind, Meda and Sheldon, Randall G. GIRLS, DELINQUENCY AND JUVENILE JUSTICE
Pacific Grove, California Brooks/Cole Publishing 1992 0534169805 / 9780534169800 2nd Impression Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xix, + 249pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A former owner's name on half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has clear, permanent adhesive film affixed neatly. A study of juvenile females in the United States justice system. Contents include: Intro., 11 chapters, Biblio., Name Index, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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13 Coleman, Carole ALLELUIA AMERICA!: An Irish Journalist in Bush Country
Dublin, Ireland The Liffy Press 2005 190414876X / 9781904148760 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vii, + 222pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and splayed. In 2004, Irish-born, American-based journalist Carole Coleman made world headlines when she interviewed President George Bush on live television, challenging him on the war in Iraq in a way that few journalists had done. This book begins with an account of that interview and its aftermath, followed by a journey through Bush's America, meeting many ordinary [and extraordinary] people along the way...In Georgia, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Texas and Guantanamo Bay she meets Baptists, Catholics, Evangelical Christians, Mormons, Amish, Jews, Muslims and others. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 13.62 AUD
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WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia, Committee on Women's Studies in Asia (Editors)
14 Committee on Women's Studies in Asia (Editors) WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia
North Melbourne, VIC, Australia Spinifex Press 1994 1875559299 / 9781875559299 First Australian Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
208pp., b/white portrait illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, small crack to head. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed. "In this collection of essays, individual women's studies scholars and practitioners, activists and academics, from South and Southeast Asia share their thoughts on themselves as women, and on the impact of women's studies on their lives and work . . . " Book weight approx. 290g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.52 AUD
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WELFARE PRACTICE IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, Cox, David R.
15 Cox, David R. WELFARE PRACTICE IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Australia Prentice Hall 1989 0724812598 / 9780724812592 Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
viii, + 307pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally scuffed head and foot of spine. " . . . examines the complexity of serving multicultural society, and the range of spcific skills it demands of the modern welfare practitioner. Its thorough exploration of the migration-integration process is well illlustrated with casework studies and makes it an excellent companion volume to Professor Cox's previous book 'Migration and Welfare'." Contents include: Preface, 9 chapters, Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 25.05 AUD
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16 Cronin, Tony A FAMILY'S NIGHTMARE: Living with Drug Addiction
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Privately 0957895402 / 9780957895409 First Edition Softcover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date [1990s]. 236pp., intext b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Textblock has a formerly dog-eared leaf and bumped, mainly on foredge. Printed limp wrapper noticeably edgeworn, scuffed and abraded. This title has the appearance of an 'Advanced Reading Copy', but that in no way detracts from the important message the author has championed. Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1956, he opens the book with a part biography, 'The Drug Charts', Poignant Case Studies, Additional Information, more. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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MEDIA SOCIETY : Industries, Images, and Audiences  (Third Edition), Croteau, David and Hoynes, William
17 Croteau, David and Hoynes, William MEDIA SOCIETY : Industries, Images, and Audiences (Third Edition)
California, U.S.A. Pine Forge Press 2003 0761987738 / 9780761987734 Third Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xx, + 409pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to small section of leaves at front and rear. Illustrated card wrapper has corresponding soft corner crease to front and rear panel, minor scuffing. " . . . engages the reader with accessible analyses that are historically grounded but draw upon current media debates such as regulation of the Internet, concentration of media ownership, portrayals of gays in the media, and the growth of global media . . . An outstanding text for courses in mass media and sociology." Contents include: List of Exhibits, Preface, 10 chapters over 5 'parts', Refs., Index. Book weight approx. 660g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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WORK AND NEGOTIATION IN THE BROKEN HILL MINING INDUSTRY, Cubbon, H.A., Gardner, G.J., Et al
18 Cubbon, H.A., Gardner, G.J., Et al WORK AND NEGOTIATION IN THE BROKEN HILL MINING INDUSTRY
Melbourne, Victoria Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne 1966 First Edition Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
v, + 141pp., intext tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Green cloth faded and specked, bumped on head and backstrip, small hole on same. Boards mildly warped. Leaves clean. A report on the results of a study undertaken by a research team from the Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne into the human relations of Broken Hill miners, unions, and mine management. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 6 chapters, including: An Interpretation of the History of Unionism in Broken Hill, The Worker Judges his Job, The 1960 Agreement Negotiations, The Analysis of Negotiating Argument, The Analysis of Negotiating Action, Conclusions and Recommendations on Negotiation, plus Appendices. Book weight approx. 500g. 
Price: 25.55 AUD
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19 Cull, John G. And Hardy, Richard E. UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY FOR SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A. Charles C.Thomas 1973 0398028893 / 9780398028893 First Edition Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xi, + 205pp., book clean, square. Spine firm. Ex libris copy with minor identifiers, otherwise leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minimal edgewear only. Contents include: Prelims., 9 chapters, in 2 'parts', and including: Role of the Disability Determination Specialist, Role of physician in the Disablity Determination Program, Vocational Rehab., Psychological aspects of disability, Writing technical reports, more. Book weight approx. 550g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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THIS STRUGGLE, Culley, Edgar W., et al
20 Culley, Edgar W., et al THIS STRUGGLE
Melbourne, VIC, Australia The Ruskin Press 1939 First Edition Softcover Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
96pp., Henry George sepia-portrait frontispiece. Book square. Leaves clean. Printed, yapped-style wrapper trivially bumped and torn on vulnerable, exposed edges. Published to coincide with the centenary of the birth of Christian social commentator Henry George (1839-1897). Intro. to the addresses by E.W.Culley, contributors include: Rev. E.H.Shaw, Hon. H.F.Hardacre, E.J. Craigie. M.P., H.G. Brett, and others. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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