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Author/editor Saha, L, Daun, H & Zajda, J

Year published: 2009

Globally, there are increasing arguments both for the democratisation of education and for the use of education to promote a democratic society, based on equality, and social justice. It is argued that authentic and democratic...

Author/editor Brooks, K

Year published: 2009

Former Sociology PhD student and now School Visitor, Kate Brooks, has published a book based on her doctoral thesis. In this book Kate test the association asserted between levels of social capital and prosperity and resilience...

Author/editor Hopkins, A

Year published: 2009

Lots of sociologists have contributed to our understanding of natural and industrial hazards. ANU Sociologist Prof Andrew Hopkins goes further, asking why disasters strike some organizations and not others, and what can be...

Author/editor Hopkins, A

Year published: 2008

Failure to Learn analyses the causes of a major explosion at the Texas City Oil Refinery on March 23, 2005. The explosion killed 15 workers and injured more than 170 others. Failure to Learn also analyses the similarities...

Author/editor Greig, A, Hulme, D & Turner, M

Year published: 2007

Takes as its starting point the challenge of overcoming global poverty and inequality. It traces the origins of the idea of Development Studies and introduces the main methodologies and theories of development, and examines the...

Author/editor Lockie, S, Lyons, K, Lawrence, G & Halpin, D

Year published: 2006

This book sets out to assess the current situation of the organic agriculture/food sector, debunking a number of apparently common sense beliefs in the process, viz. that organic consumers are wealthy environmental and health...

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