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Social Services & Welfare

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    Care Work

    Dreaming Disability Justice

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all. Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Han fik morderne til at tilstå

    Narrated by Ole Rabendorf ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 3 min

    En fortælling om kampen mellem det gode og det onde.Vi kommer ind i afhøringslokalet sammen med forbryderne og Tom Christensen, en af landets mest erfarne afhørere. Herfra skal vi forsøge at forstå, hvordan man får mennesker til at røbe deres allerinderste hemmeligheder og blive klogere på, hvad der adskiller en ikke-morder fra en morder.Gennem 29 år på Rejseholdet har Tom Christensen fået mordere ... Read more

    $21.40 AUD

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    Sygeplejersken - En af Danmarkshistoriens mest spektakulære drabssager

    Narrated by Morten Rønnelund ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 46 min

    En tidlig morgen i marts 2015 modtager politiet et opkald fra en sygeplejerske på Nykøbing Falster Sygehus. Hun mistænker sin nære kollega for bevidst at dræbe patienter og frygter, at det netop er sket igen. Snart ruller en drabssag, som aldrig før er set i dansk retshistorie. Flere fortæller nu politiet, at også de mistænker sygeplejersken for at forgifte patienterne, og nogle endda at de har ... Read more

    $31.90 AUD

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    Panseren og tøsen

    Unabridged

    6 hours 2 min

    I "Panseren & tøsen" fortæller eks-politimand Erik Hauervig og Marlene Simoni, der tidligere har været prostitueret, om 35 år i en verden, som de fleste danskere aldrig vil kende til.I bogen fortæller de hver deres historie, fra deres side af loven. Erik Hauervig har været politimand med speciale i prostitution, og har i årtier har kæmpet for ulovliggørelsen af prostitution, blandt andet gennem ... Read more

    $21.20 AUD

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    Rockere og bandemedlemmer i Danmark

    Narrated by Bjarne Mouridsen ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 45 min

    Det organiserede kriminelle miljø i Danmark består primært af rockere og bandemedlemmer, og i løbet af de sidste ti år er konflikten mellem de forskellige grupperinger blusset op igen. Men hvem er de unge mænd, der bliver fanget ind af rocker- eller bandemiljøet? Og hvordan slipper de ud igen, når de først er blevet en del af det miljø?Denne bog giver et psykologisk og socialfagligt blik på rocker ... Read more

    $14.78 AUD

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    Moderne Idéer: Hvem skal bruge sundhedsdata - og til hvad?

    by Klaus Høyer ...
    Narrated by Jesper Bøllehuus ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 57 min

    Data kan redde liv, men kun hvis de bliver brugt rigtigt. Det er professor Klaus Høyers centrale pointe i denne bog. Sundhedsvæsnet er ramt af en sand dataeksplosion. Næsten alt, hvad et moderne menneske foretager sig, producerer data, der kan sige noget om sundhed. Men hvad skal alle de sundhedsdata bruges til?Vi mangler en konstruktiv debat mellem de databegejstrede og de mere dataskeptiske, der ... Read more

    $21.20 AUD

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    Coronavirus Criminals and Pandemic Profiteers

    Accountability for Those Who Caused the Crisis

    by John Nichols ...
    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    A furious denunciation of coronavirus criminals The rogues gallery begins with Donald Trump, who deliberately downplayed the coronavirus crisis despite knowing its dangers, as well as his international political allies, above all Boris Johnson. Billionaire politicians like Georgia senator Kelly Loeffler moved stocks at the same time they were telling Americans all was well. Political charlatans ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I Miss Mummy: The true story of a frightened young girl who is desperate to go home

    by Cathy Glass ...
    Narrated by Denica Fairman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 30 min

    In her new book, Cathy Glass, the no.1 bestselling author of Damaged, tells the story of the Alice, a young and vulnerable girl who is desperate to return home to her mother.Alice, aged four, is snatched by her mother the day she is due to arrive at Cathy's house. Drug-dependent and mentally ill, but desperate to keep hold of her daughter, Alice's mother snatches her from her parents' house and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Downhill from Here

    Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality

    Narrated by Karen White ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    Retirement insecurity is an increasingly serious manifestation of the vast inequality that risks destroying the social fabric in America. The nearly inevitable consequence of lifetime wage discrepancies, security in retirement is linked to the kinds of jobs we hold during our work lives. That, in turn, is a product of all the forces leading to historic levels of inequality, forces that have ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Priced Out

    The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    From a giant of health care policy, an engaging and enlightening account of why American health care is so expensive-and why it doesn't have to be. Uwe Reinhardt was a towering figure and moral conscience of health care policy in the United States and beyond. Famously bipartisan, he advised presidents and Congress on health reform and originated central features of the Affordable Care Act. In ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World

    Narrated by Fareed Zakaria ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 24 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Since the end of the Cold War, the world has been shaken to its core three times. September 11, 2001, the financial collapse of 2008 and - most of all - COVID-19. Each was an asymmetrical threat, different from anything the world had experienced before.Fareed Zakaria presents ten surprising, hopeful and vital lessons for recovery in our age of asymmetry. He highlights the ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Videnskab.dk #16 - Gammel medicin med nye formål

    Narrated by Jais Baggestrøm Koch ...

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Viagra er et eksempel på en ny tendens inden for medicinalforskning, såkaldt 'repurposing', hvor man genbruger medicin mod andre sygdomme, end det oprindeligt var rettet mod. Viagras evne til at give mænd rejsning blev kun opdaget ved et tilfælde, mens man testede medicinens egentlig tiltænkte formål, som var behandling af for højt blodtryk. Det er dog kun ét af mange tilfælde, hvor forskerne har ... Read more

    $4.07 AUD

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    The Voucher Promise

    "Section 8" and the Fate of an American Neighborhood

    by Eva Rosen ...
    Narrated by Sands Xe ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 13 min

    The Voucher Promise examines the Housing Choice Voucher Program, colloquially known as "Section 8," and how it shapes the lives of families living in a Baltimore neighborhood called Park Heights. Eva Rosen tells stories about the daily lives of homeowners, voucher holders, renters who receive no housing assistance, and the landlords who provide housing. While vouchers are a powerful tool with ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bihar Diaries

    The True Story of How Bihar's Most Dangerous Criminal Was Caught

    by Amit Lodha ...
    Narrated by Dev J. Haldar ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 57 min

    Bihar Diaries narrates the thrilling account of how Amit Lodha arrested Samant Pratap, one of Bihar's most feared ganglords, notorious for extortion, kidnapping and the massacre of scores of people. The book follows the adrenaline-fuelled chase that took place across three states during Amit's tenure as superintendent of police of Shekhpura, a sleepy mofussil town in Bihar.How does Amit navigate ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Compassionate Conservatism

    What It Is, What It Does, and How It Can Transform America

    Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    Compassionate conservatism is a new political force in the land, sweeping the grassroots of people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. In its parts it offers solutions to many of our most intractable problems; in its whole it is nothing less than an innovative philosophy of government. No author is more qualified to explain its power and promise than Marvin Olasky, described by the New York ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Torn Apart

    The Heartbreaking Story of a Childhood Lost

    Narrated by Kevin T Collins ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Cory Friedman was an ordinary fun-loving little boy. But one fateful March morning in 1989, the course of Cory's life changed dramatically. It started with an irresistible urge to shake his head; before long, overtaken by physical urges, tics and compulsions, his body became a volatile, explosive and unpredictable force.Cory had developed a rare combination of Tourette's ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shattered Bonds

    The Color of Child Welfare

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    The story of foster care in the United States is the story of the failure of the social safety net to aid poor, largely black, parents in their attempt to make a home for their children.Shattered Bonds tells this story as no other book has before -- from the perspective of a prominent black, female legal theoretician. The current state of the child-welfare system in America is a well-known tragedy ... Read more

    $33.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Orphans of Empire

    The Fate of London's Foundlings

    by Helen Berry ...
    Narrated by Jennifer M. Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    Eighteenth-century London was teeming with humanity, and poverty was never far from politeness. Legend has it that, on his daily commute through this thronging metropolis, Captain Thomas Coram witnessed one of the city's most shocking sights-the widespread abandonment of infant corpses by the roadside. Orphans of Empire tells the story of what happened to the thousands of children who were raised ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Pandemic! & Pandemic! 2

    COVID-19 Shakes the World & Chronicles of a Time Lost

    by Slavoj Zizek ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Cowley ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 15 min

    Pandemic!: COVID-19 Shakes the World: We live in a moment when the greatest act of love is to stay distant from the object of your affection. When governments renowned for ruthless cuts in public spending can suddenly conjure up trillions. When toilet paper becomes a commodity as precious as diamonds. And when, according to Slavoj Žižek, a new form of communism-the outlines of which can already be ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On My Life

    the gripping fast-paced thriller with a killer twist

    by Angela Clarke ...
    Narrated by Sarah Durham ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 52 min

    When a pregnant woman is imprisoned on suspicion of murder, she must fight to prove her innocence from behind bars or her baby may be given away to whoever framed her...Framed. Imprisoned. Pregnant. It's her worst nightmare...Jenna Burns thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home.Then she returns home one day to find her stepdaughter murdered; her partner ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hjertet på rette sted

    Narrated by Karoline Munksnæs ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    Hjertet på rette sted er en gribende, smuk og samtidig underholdende fortælling om en sygeplejerskes kamp for at forblive menneskelig i et presset sundhedsvæsen.Christie Watson har arbejdet som sygeplejerske i 20 år. Hun har tidligere udgivet en række anmelderoste romaner, men denne bog er hendes personlige fortælling fra hendes virke som sygeplejerske: Om være tilstede i livets allermest intense ... Read more

    $31.90 AUD

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    A Beginner's Guide to Being Mental

    An A-Z

    by Natasha Devon ...
    Narrated by Natasha Devon ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    ‘Am I normal?’‘What’s an anxiety disorder?’‘Does therapy work?’These are just a few of the questions Natasha Devon is asked as she travels the UK campaigning for better mental health awareness and provision. Here, Natasha calls upon experts in the fields of psychology, neuroscience and anthropology to debunk and demystify the full spectrum of mental health. From A (Anxiety) to Z (Zero F**ks Given ... Read more

    $20.81 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Our Malady

    Lessons in Liberty and Solidarity

    Narrated by Timothy Snyder ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 1 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A virus is not human, but the reaction to it is a measure of humanity.America has not measured up well. Tens of thousands are dead for no reason. America is supposed to be about freedom, yet illness and fear make its citizens less free. After all, freedom is meaningless if we are too ill to think about our right to happiness or too weak to pursue it. So, if a government ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How To Tell Depression to Piss Off

    40 Ways to Get Your Life Back

    by James Withey ...
    Narrated by Joe Jameson ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 16 min

    Depression sucks, but you don't.Trying to manage the range of symptoms that depression throws at you is like navigating the dark ocean floor when you are without a torch and don't know how to swim. How do you manage something that feels utterly unmanageable? How do you get through each day when depression is telling you you're a worthless lump of camel spleen? What you need is a guide. A really ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial