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Discrimination Audiobooks

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    The End of Policing

    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 17 min

    Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists, and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Misjustice

    How British Law is Failing Women

    Narrated by Helena Kennedy ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 1 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Two women a week are killed by a spouse or partner.Every seven minutes a woman is raped.The police receive one phone call per minute about domestic violence.Now is the time for change.Helena Kennedy forensically examines the pressing new evidence that women are being discriminated against when it comes to the law. From the shocking lack of female judges to the scandal of ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    To hell and back - A Policewoman's story

    Narrated by Molly Pethick ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 28 min

    Carolyn Pethick joins the police academy at the age of 21, having always wanted to be a police officer her whole life. She completes her training and does well, and is then assigned to the Victoria Police Station. Here she soon finds out, as a woman, the other police officers, the men, are not eager to work with her.She is sent back and further between various departments, as the men play around ... Read more

    $19.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Fighting Time

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    Unaware of the danger lurking on the periphery of the French Quarter, Drs. Ronald Banks and John Hakola made a tragic decision on the evening of April 29, 1979, to walk several blocks from the historic district to the Hyatt Regency. Inches from the safety of their hotel, they were accosted by two young men—a scuffle ensued, a shot was fired, and Dr. Banks lay dead on the sidewalk. Fighting Time is ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic

    Atheists in American Public Life

    Unabridged

    9 hours 2 min

    From colonial times into the twentieth century, our laws and court cases ignored atheism, assuming that all good Americans were religious. Americans came to associate atheism with radical social philosophies that advocated violence-especially anarchism and communism. Avowed nonbelievers were derided, even the famous patriot Thomas Paine. Only in the twentieth century, with the passage of laws ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Policing the Second Amendment

    Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race

    Narrated by Teri Barrington ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    The United States is steeped in debates about guns. As discussions rage on, one issue has been overlooked-Americans who support gun control turn to the police as enforcers of their preferred policies, but the police themselves disproportionately support gun rights over gun control. How does this perspective shape what is considered lawful force? Who can engage in violence and who is punished for ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Calculating Race

    Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 12 min

    In Calculating Race, Benjamin Wiggins analyzes the historical relationship between statistical risk assessment and race in the United States. He illustrates how actuarial science transformed the nature of racism and helped usher racial disparities in wealth, incarceration, and housing from the nineteenth century into the twentieth. Wiggins begins by tracing how the life insurance industry utilized ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hitler's American Model

    The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law

    Narrated by James Anderson Foster ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 36 min

    Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish legislation of the Nazi regime. Contrary to ... Read more

    $20.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    He Calls Me By Lightning

    The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty

    Narrated by Mirron Willis ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 40 min

    Caliph Washington's life was never supposed to matter. As a black teenager from the vice-ridden city of Bessemer, Alabama, Washington was wrongfully convicted of killing an Alabama policeman in 1957. Sentenced to death, he came within minutes of the electric chair-nearly a dozen times. A Kafka-esque legal odyssey in which Washington's original conviction was overturned three times before he was ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Islamophobia

    Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear

    Narrated by Neil Shah ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 1 min

    “I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. ‘Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after . . . . Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Women and Leadership

    Narrated by Jo Anna Perrin ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 45 min

    In Women and Leadership, the eminent legal scholar Deborah L. Rhode focuses on women's underrepresentation in leadership roles and asks why it persists and what we can do about it. Although organizations generally stand to gain from increasing gender equity in leadership, women's underrepresentation is persistent and pervasive. Rhode explores the reasons, including women's family roles, ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    At America's Gates

    Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943

    by Erika Lee ...
    Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    With the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese laborers became the first group in American history to be excluded from the United States on the basis of their race and class. This landmark law changed the course of U.S. immigration history, but we know little about its consequences for the Chinese in America or for the United States as a nation of immigrants. At America's Gates is the first book ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Digitize and Punish

    Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age

    Narrated by Leon Nixon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    The US Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that law enforcement agencies have access to more than 100 million names stored in criminal history databases. In some cities, 80 percent of the black male population is registered in these databases. Digitize and Punish explores the long history of digital computing and criminal justice, revealing how big tech, computer scientists, university ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    And Yet They Persisted

    How American Women Won the Right to Vote

    Narrated by Tanya Eby ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 25 min

    In this sweeping history, author Johanna Neuman demonstrates that American women defeated the male patriarchy only after they convinced men that it was in their interests to share political power. Reintegrating the long struggle for the women's suffrage into the metanarrative of US history, Dr. Neuman sheds new light on such questions as: ● Why it took so long to achieve equal voting rights for ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    American Nightmare

    The History of Jim Crow

    Narrated by Terrence Kidd ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 49 min

    For a hundred years after the end of the Civil War, a quarter of all Americans lived under a system of legalized segregation called Jim Crow. Together with its rigidly enforced canon of racial "etiquette," these rules governed nearly every aspect of life-and outlined draconian punishments for infractions. The purpose of Jim Crow was to keep African Americans subjugated at a level as close as ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    White Lawyer Black Power

    A Memoir of Civil Rights Activism in the Deep South

    Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 7 min

    Inspired by a colleague's involvement in the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964, Wall Street attorney Donald A. Jelinek traveled to the Deep South to volunteer as a civil rights lawyer during his three-week summer vacation in 1965. He stayed for three years. In White Lawyer, Black Power, Jelinek recounts the battles he fought in defense of militant civil rights activists and rural African ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jews Don’t Count

    by David Baddiel ...
    Narrated by David Baddiel ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 48 min

    How identity politics failed one particular identity.‘a must read and if you think YOU don’t need to read it, that’s just the clue to know you do.’ SARAH SILVERMAN‘a masterpiece.’STEPHEN FRYJews Don’t Count is a book for people who consider themselves on the right side of history. People fighting the good fight against homophobia, disablism, transphobia and, particularly, racism. People, possibly, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Affirmative Action Puzzle

    A Living History from Reconstruction to Today

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 36 min

    A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 through today’s tumultuous timesFrom acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable” —Anthony Lewis, The New York Review of Books, “Definitive”—Jeffrey Rosen, The New Republic) and Dissent and the Supreme Court (“Riveting”—Dahlia Lithwick, The New York Times Book Review), a history ... Read more

    $44.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Place Outside the Law

    Forgotten Voices from Guantanamo

    Narrated by Tom Taylorson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    Firsthand testimonies from Guantánamo Bay, inspiring future generations to never repeat the human rights violations of the detention center.Law scholar and Witness to Guantánamo founder Peter Jan Honigsberg uncovers a haunting portrait of life at the military prison and its toll, not only on the detainees and their loved ones but also on its military and civilian personnel and the journalists who ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Color of Money

    Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 10 min

    When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the generators of wealth in the black community: black banks. The catch-22 of black banking is that the very ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Affirmative Action

    April 1, 2003

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    11 min

    The Supreme Court heard arguments today in two cases involving the University of Michigan rules using race as a factor in admissions. Ray Suarez discusses the action at the high court with Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Faces at the Bottom of the Well

    The Permanence of Racism

    by Derrick Bell ...
    Narrated by Brad Raymond ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 22 min

    The classic work on American racism and the struggle for racial justiceIn Faces at the Bottom of the Well, civil rights activist and legal scholar Derrick Bell uses allegory and historical example to argue that racism is an integral and permanent part of American society. African American struggles for equality are doomed to fail so long as the majority of whites do not see their own well-being ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Gideon's Promise

    A Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice

    Narrated by Frank Gerard ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 49 min

    A blueprint for criminal justice reform that lays the foundation for how model public defense programs should work to end mass incarceration.Combining wisdom drawn from over a dozen years as a public defender and cutting-edge research in the fields of organizational and cultural psychology, Jonathan Rapping proposes a radical cultural shift to a “fiercely client-based ethos” driven by values-based ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Teach Kids to Become Mentally Strong

    How to Instill a Strong Mentality in Your Kids and Help Them Overcome Struggles and Achieve Success in a Stigmatized World

    by Frank Dixon ...
    Narrated by Shawn Lennox ...
    Audiobook 8 - The Master Parenting Series

    Unabridged

    1 hour 9 min

    Give Your Kids a Strong Mentality and They Will Go On to Do Amazing Things in the World…Do you want to prepare your children for the challenging situations that they will inevitably face throughout their lives?Then teach them how to become mentally strong...Life is hard. That’s the truth that all of us must face.However, what separates how we experience life is our mindset. Our abilit... ... Read more

    $5.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial