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Social Services & Welfare Audiobooks

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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

    $29.99 AUD

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    Mad World

    The Politics of Mental Health

    Series series Outspoken by Pluto

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    Mental health affects us all, and yet it remains elusive as a concept.Does getting a diagnosis help or hinder it? How is mental well-being, which is often incredibly personal, driven by widespread societal suffering? Can it be a social construct and real at the same time?These are some of the big questions Micha Frazer-Carroll asks as she reveals mental health to be a political issue that needs ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Poverty Safari

    Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass

    Narrated by Darren McGarvey ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 22 min

    **Brutally honest and fearless, Poverty Safari is an unforgettable insight into modern Britain, and will change how you think about poverty.The Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller**Winner of the Orwell Prize.Named the most 'Rebellious Read of the 21st Century' in a Scottish Book Trust pollDarren McGarvey, award-winning author and presenter of BBC series The State We're In has experienced poverty and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Teetering

    Why So Many Live On A Financial Tightrope And What To Do About It

    by Ken Rees ...
    Narrated by Graham Rowat ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 2 min

    Nearly half of American adults walk a financial tightrope. They live paycheck to paycheck, in constant danger of job loss or unexpected expenses. Following decades of rising income instability and falling savings, they have become the new normal. Rather than treat "Tightropers" as victims or blame them for their financial decisions, Teetering lets them tell their own stories of setbacks, sacrifice ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    El club de los asesinatos

    Unabridged

    9 hours 15 min

    Crímenes reales resueltos por fanáticos del true crime que se convirtieron en detectives¿Has llegado a casa desesperado por entrar a Google Maps desde tu computadora para recorrer la calle en la que ocurrió un homicidio y encontrar nuevas pistas? Si la respuesta es «sí», entonces tienes un lugar asegurado en este grupo selecto, donde los fanáticos del true crime se convierten en detectives de la ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    You Should Probably Listen to This: Bullets and Butterflies

    by Karl Lokko ...
    Narrated by Karl Lokko ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    From one of the most potent and inspiring young voices in the country, Bullets and Butterflies is an audio original like no other.Karl Lokko is the man who should be dead. A former gang leader, by the age of 16 he had been cut in the face, stabbed, and shot at more times than he'd had birthday parties. In Bullets and Butterflies, Karl shares how he rejected the shocking violence in his past to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Something for Nothing

    The All-Consuming Desire that Turns the American Dream into a Social Nightmare

    by Brian Tracy ...
    Narrated by Brian Tracy ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 59 min

    America's greatness comes from people working hard to fulfill their dreams. But today that greatness is being undermined by people using the government to steal other people's dreams (and money). Rather than participate and innovate in the marketplace, generating goods and services that benefit society, people are increasingly vying for political advantage to live at the expense of others. ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Why Not Better and Cheaper?

    Healthcare and Innovation

    Unabridged

    7 hours 4 min

    An engaging account of innovation in healthcare and why the results fall short for patients and society. The evolution of the cell phones we carry in our pockets demonstrates that quality can increase while prices fall. Why doesn't healthcare also get better and cheaper? In Why Not Better and Cheaper?, James B. Rebitzer and Robert S. Rebitzer offer an answer to this question. Bringing together ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Tæppefald

    Narrated by Henning Palner ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    Til trods for sin velstand er Herbert Alminds liv langt fra lykkeligt. Han er en ensom gammel mand, en sortseer med en broget fortid. Mødet med to tilfældige unge mennesker får ham til at betro dem sin livshistorie, der spænder over tre skelsættende epoker i hans egen og hans lands historie: besættelsestiden, efterkrigstiden og velfærdssamfundets epoke.Ole Juuls "Tæppefald" er en usentimental og ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

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    Videnskab.dk #23 - Fordele og ulemper ved at staten blander sig i dit liv

    Narrated by Jais Baggestrøm Koch ...

    Unabridged

    27 min

    Hvordan forebygger vi, at unge på gymnasiale- og erhvervsuddannelser dropper ud på grund af hashmisbrug? Og hvordan får vi dem, som er ramt af angst og depression, tilbage på arbejdsmarkedet? Det forsøger forskere at give os svaret på ved at måle på effekten af konkrete indsatser i samfundet. Den type forskning hedder interventionsforskning. I denne podcast kigger vi på fordele og ulemper ved ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

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    "They Just Need to Get a Job"

    15 Myths on Homelessness

    Unabridged

    6 hours

    For readers of Andrea Elliott and Matthew Desmond, the former CEO of the Coalition for the Homeless breaks through the highly destructive misinformation surrounding our homeless neighborsConservative think tanks like the Manhattan Institute disseminate anti-homeless myths in the media, legislatures, and the larger culture, claiming that our homeless neighbors cause their own predicament and that ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    How To Save Money

    A Guide to Spending Less While Still Getting the Most Out of Life

    by Ann Russell ...
    Narrated by Ann Russell ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 24 min

    A guide to living more frugally, from everyone's favourite 'TikTok Auntie'.With the recent cost of living crisis, we are all looking for ways to cut bills and save money. Ann Russell, who is best known as "TikTok's Auntie", has lived much of her life on a tight budget, and since energy bills first started rising, has been answering fan's questions not just about cleaning but about all kinds of ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    In Two Minds

    Shocking true stories of murder, justice and recovery from a forensic psychiatrist

    by Dr Sohom Das ...
    Narrated by Dr Sohom Das ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    Shocking, eye-opening and grimly fascinating, these are the true stories, patients and cases that have characterised a career spent treating mentally disordered offenders.Listen to the end of the audiobook for an exclusive bonus chapter, written and read by the author.As a forensic psychiatrist, it's Dr Das's job to treat and rehabilitate what the tabloids might call the 'criminally insane', many ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    An Unpromised Land

    by Leon Gettler ...
    Narrated by Leon Gettler ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 25 min

    In the 1930s, in the wake of the Nazi ascendancy in Germany, a wave of vicious anti-Semitism swept Europe, as Jews became outcasts in their own lands. As they clamoured to escape persecution, the world turned a blind eye to their plight. One man, Isaac Steinberg, had a vision of leading his people from the holocaust to a new paradise on the other side of the world. His enthusiastic and resolute ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    País sin techo

    Ciudades, historias y luchas sobre la vivienda

    Narrated by Carla Escoffié ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    «LA NECESARIA TRANSFORMACIÓN DE LO APARENTEMENTE INDIVIDUAL EN COLECTIVO Y POLÍTICO ES LA BASE DE ESTE LIBRO, LA IMPORTANCIA DE EXPLICAR Y DEMOSTRAR LOS CONTINUOS INCUMPLIMIENTOS DE LEYES Y NORMAS QUE DEFIENDEN EL DERECHO A LA VIVIENDA.»***-***zaida muxíLa crisis de vivienda existe y no podemos seguir ignorándola. Nuestras ciudades son cada vez más inhabitables: cada vez más caras, más distantes, ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

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    Calmism

    8 habits for complete rest

    Unabridged

    8 hours 25 min

    Is life getting on top of you? Do you dream of being stranded on an island just for some alone time? Are you currently standing on a chair, screaming, ‘Enough is enough!’?I get it. Your diary is full and your brain is racing. The hectic world we live in demands so much of you, it can be exhausting to keep up. You crave spa days and holidays to recharge but, while they offer short-term respite, ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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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    Home in the World

    A Memoir

    by Amartya Sen ...
    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 45 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The extraordinary early life in India and England of one of the world's leading public intellectualsWhere is 'home'? For Amartya Sen home has been many places - Dhaka in modern Bangladesh where he grew up, the village of Santiniketan where he was raised by his grandparents as much as by his parents, Calcutta where he first studied economics and was active in student ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Free For All

    Why The NHS Is Worth Saving

    by Gavin Francis ...
    Narrated by Gavin Francis ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 38 min

    Britain's health service is dying. Gavin Francis shows us why we should fight for it.Since its birth in 1948, the powers that be have chipped away at the NHS. Now, Britain's best-loved institution is under greater threat than ever, besieged by a deadly combination of underfunding, understaffing and the predatory private sector.In the wake of the pandemic, we have come to accept a 'new normal' of ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Psykolog i PPR - Guide til praksis

    Unabridged

    7 hours 9 min

    Denne bog klæder nye psykologer på til arbejdet i PPR og kan inspirere erfarne psykologer til fortsat udvikling af arbejdsfeltet.Læseren guides gennem de mange kompetencer og positioner i et job, der frem for alt indebærer samarbejde med børn, familier, pædagoger, lærere, ledere og PPR-kolleger. Det kan føles som dybt og kaotisk vand at begive sig ud på – men med denne bog i hånden er PPR ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

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    The Meth Lunches

    Food and Longing in an American City

    by Kim Foster ...
    Narrated by Sara Sheckells ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 55 min

    Food is a conduit for connection; we envision smiling families gathered around a table-eating, happy, content. But what happens when poverty, mental illness, homelessness, and addiction claim a seat at that table? In The Meth Lunches, Kim Foster peers behind the polished visions of perfectly curated dinners and charming families to reveal the complex reality when poverty and food intersect. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Mental Health at Work

    Narrated by James Routledge ...
    Series series Penguin Business Experts Series

    Unabridged

    3 hours 29 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.It has never been more essential to support our mental health at work. With one in four people experiencing poor mental health right now, we need to start talking about it.Penguin Business Expert James Routledge has worked with CEOs, HR directors, managers and people at all levels on successful mental-health strategies. In this book, he shares his stories, learnings and ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $3.99 AUD

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    Entry Lessons

    The Stories of Women Fighting for Their Place, Their Children, and Their Futures After Incarceration

    by Jorja Leap ...
    Narrated by Sonia Kallen ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 45 min

    “A call to action … A reminder of the beautiful resilience of formerly incarcerated women and a celebration of all that they have to offer.” —Susan Burton, author of Becoming Ms. Burton and founder of A New Way of LifeUrgent and empathetic, Entry Lessons is one of the first examinations of the lasting impact of incarceration on women and their familiesRecent reports show that women make up the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD