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Social Policy Audiobooks

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    Consequences of Capitalism

    Manufacturing Discontent and Resistance

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 10 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.An essential primer on capitalism, politics and how the world works, based on the hugely popular undergraduate lecture series 'What is Politics?'Is there an alternative to capitalism? In this landmark text Chomsky and Waterstone chart a critical map for a more just and sustainable society.'Covid-19 has revealed glaring failures and monstrous brutalities in the current ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD

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    A Brief History of Equality

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    The world’s leading economist of inequality presents a short but sweeping and surprisingly optimistic history of human progress toward equality despite crises, disasters, and backsliding, a perfect introduction to the ideas developed in his monumental earlier books.It is easy to be pessimistic about inequality. We know it has increased dramatically in many parts of the world over the past two ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Healing Justice Lineages

    Dreaming at the Crossroads of Liberation, Collective Care, and Safety

    Narrated by Sanya Simmons ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 47 min

    A profound offering and call to action—collective stories, testimonials, and incantations for renewing political and spiritual liberation grounded in Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Queer and Trans healing justice lineagesWe reclaim the power, resilience, and innovation of our ancestors through this book. To embody their wisdom across centuries and generations is to continue their legacy ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD

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    Diversify

    by June Sarpong ...
    Narrated by June Sarpong ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 14 min

    ‘A handbook for these troubled times’ Psychologies Magazine’Engaging and informative … highlights our common humanity’ Kofi Annan‘A passionately written polemic’ You MagazineThe truth is, INCLUSION is better for EVERYONE.In this empowering call to arms, June Sarpong MBE proves why.Putting the spotlight on groups who are often marginalised in our society, incl... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    "Prisons Make Us Safer"

    And 20 Other Myths about Mass Incarceration

    by Victoria Law ...
    Narrated by Melissa Moran ...
    Series Audiobook 9 - Myths Made in America

    Unabridged

    5 hours 31 min

    An accessible guide for activists, educators, and all who are interested in understanding how the prison system oppresses communities and harms individuals.The United States incarcerates more of its residents than any other nation. Though home to 5% of the global population, the United States has nearly 25% of the world’s prisoners—a total of over 2 million people. This number continues to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Diversity Delusion

    How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture

    Unabridged

    10 hours 27 min

    **This program includes an introduction read by the author.By the New York Times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning.**America is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think

    Narrated by Chris Matthews ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 56 min

    Chris Matthews has been playing "Hardball" since the day he was born. As host of Hardball and the best-selling author of such classics as Hardball and Kennedy & Nixon, Matthews is a political cop who insists on the truth and nothing but. In Now Let Me Tell You What I Really Think, Chris Matthews is at his brilliant, blunt, bulldogged best.From the Cold War to the Clinton on Years, Matthews the ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

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    Raising the Nation

    How to Build a Better Future for Our Children (and Everyone Else)

    Unabridged

    11 hours 55 min

    Children today grow up in an increasingly volatile, complex and uncertain world. Theirs is a generation disempowered from steering their lives while society’s systems are failing to provide the support they need. Yet, a country only prospers when its children – from all walks of life – thrive, meaning that the United Kingdom now faces some consequential choices. Raising the Nation builds a ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Who Cares

    The Hidden Crisis of Caregiving, and How We Solve It - the 2023 Orwell Prize Finalist

    by Emily Kenway ...
    Narrated by Emily Kenway ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    A ground-breaking rethink of caregiving in our society, by writer, activist and former policy advisor Emily Kenway.Around the world, millions of people are quietly caring for long-term unwell, elderly or disabled loved ones; one-in-eight people in the UK and a sixth of the total US population, with comparable proportions across the globe. For many, this is a full-time job, saving our economies ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Catastrophic Care

    How American Health Care Killed My Father--and How We Can Fix It

    Narrated by Dean Sluyter ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 1 min

    A visionary investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding coverage will actually make things worse, and how our health care can be transformed into a transparent, affordable, successful system.In 2007, David Goldhill’s father died from infections acquired in a hospital, one of more than two hundred thousand avoidable deaths per year ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    The Generosity Crisis

    The Case for Radical Connection to Solve Humanity's Greatest Challenges

    Unabridged

    6 hours 36 min

    Rekindle America's faith in charitable and nonprofit organizationsIn Generosity Crisis: The Case for Radical Connection to Solve Humanity's Greatest Challenges, accomplished philanthropy experts Nathan Chappell, Brian Crimmins, and Michael Ashley deliver a startlingly insightful exploration of the decline of American generosity. The authors offer inspirational solutions to the dramatic downturn in ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Vote Gun

    How Gun Rights Became Politicized in the United States

    Narrated by William Sarris ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 54 min

    Today, gun control is one of the most polarizing topics in American politics. However, before the 1960s, positions on firearms rights did not necessarily map onto partisan affiliation. What explains this drastic shift? Patrick J. Charles charts the rise of gun rights activism from the early twentieth century through the 1980 presidential election, pinpointing the role of the 1968 Gun Control Act. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Abolition of Sex

    How the “Transgender” Agenda Harms Women and Girls

    by Kara Dansky ...
    Narrated by Kara Dansky ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 8 min

    As seen on Tucker Carlson Tonight!The so-called “transgender” agenda is a misogynistic assault on the rights, privacy, and safety of women and girls—and is being fueled by a massive, vicious, and well-funded industry.Most Americans do not understand the real threat that the “transgender” agenda, or the so-called “gender identity” movement, poses to all of us—especially women and girls—nor do they ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Un México posible

    Una visión disruptiva para transformar a México

    Unabridged

    4 hours 42 min

    Una perspectiva de cambio para que nos convirtamos en el país que deseamos, capaz de transitar por el siglo XXI con una visión incluyente, eficaz y entusiasta. México está lleno de gente talentosa y capaz, y posee un vibrante espíritu emprendedor. Sin embargo, el modelo actual de desarrollo no responde a las nuevas circunstancias y paradigmas de las economías basadas en el conocimiento y la ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay

    The Case for Economic Disobedience and Debt Abolition

    Narrated by Nancy Peterson ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 34 min

    Debtors have been mocked, scolded, and lied to for decades. We have been told that it is perfectly normal to go into debt to get medical care, to go to school, or even to pay for our own incarceration. We’ve been told there is no way to change an economy that pushes the majority of people into debt while a small minority hoard wealth and power. The coronavirus pandemic has revealed that mass ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Everything Is Possible

    Antifascism and the Left in the Age of Fascism

    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    The fascinating history of how the antifascist movement of the 1930s created "the left" as we know it today In the middle years of the Great Depression, the antifascist movement became a global political force, powerfully uniting people from across divisions of ideology, geography, race, language, and nationality. Joseph Fronczak shows how socialists, liberals, communists, anarchists, and others ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    On the Clock

    What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane

    Narrated by Christine Lakin ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 6 min

    "Nickel and Dimed for the Amazon age," (Salon) the bitingly funny, eye-opening story of finding work in the automated and time-starved world of hourly low-wage laborAfter the local newspaper where she worked as a reporter closed, Emily Guendelsberger took a pre-Christmas job at an Amazon fulfillment center outside Louisville, Kentucky. There, the vending machines were stocked with painkillers, and ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Gaffs: Why No One Can Get a House, and What We Can Do About It

    by Rory Hearne ...
    Narrated by Rory Hearne ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 57 min

    The book that has been waiting to be written – how Ireland’s housing policy has locked an entire generation out of the housing market and what we should do about it.Millennials are the first generation in Ireland to be worse off than their parents. Trapped in a game of rental roulette, stuck living at home as adults, and many on the brink of homelessness, the Irish housing crisis has defined the ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    World Development Report

    Mind, Society, and Behavior

    Unabridged

    12 hours 30 min

    This report argues that development policies based on new insights into how people actually think and make decisions will help governments and civil society more readily tackle such challenges as increasing productivity, breaking the cycle of poverty from one generation to the next, and acting on climate change.Drawing from a wealth of research that suggests ways of diagnosing and solving the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Make America Healthy Again

    How Bad Behavior and Big Government Caused a Trillion-Dollar Crisis

    Narrated by Emily Durante ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    If Americans want to know why their health care is so costly and getting costlier, they need only look in the mirror.Americans are notoriously unhealthy—we eat too much, drink too much, and sit too much. When roughly 80 percent of cardiovascular disease and 40 percent of all cancer cases could be prevented by simple lifestyle changes, it is time to take a deeper look at the problem and ask who is ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Buraadja

    The liberal case for national reconciliation

    by Andrew Bragg ...
    Narrated by Andrew Bragg ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Buraadja: The liberal case for national reconciliationAndrew Bragg“Bragg is up for ... a fight for a more just Australia” -- STAN GRANT“ an insightful look at the past and ... the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead” -- KEN WYATTYESTERDAYBuraadja provides a powerful account of the Liberal Party’s approach to Indigenous affairs. The party’s record of successes and failures is frankly ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How The Other Half Learns

    Equality, excellence, and the battle over school choice

    Narrated by Robert Pondiscio ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 32 min

    An inside look at America's most controversial charter schools, and the moral and political questions around public education and school choice.The promise of public education is excellence for all. But that promise has seldom been kept for low-income children of color in America. In How the Other Half Learns, teacher and education journalist Robert Pondiscio focuses on Success Academy, the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Ten Lives, Ten Demands

    Life-and-Death Stories, and a Black Activist's Blueprint for Racial Justice

    by Solomon Jones ...
    Narrated by Landon Woodson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 33 min

    Told through the powerful stories of Black lives that were ravaged by racism, this manifesto holds 10 demands to rectify racial injusticeTold through his perspective as an activist, acclaimed commentator Solomon Jones tells the stories of real people whose lives and deaths pushed the Black Lives Matter movement forward. He explains how each act of violence was incited by specific instances of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD