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  • Dar Koridor

    Bazı toplumlar özgürken, diğerleri neden otoriter yönetimler altında veya anarşi içinde yaşadılar veyaşıyorlar?Özgürlük Batı’ya özgübir durum mu?Özgürlüğün ve demokrasinin akıbetine olacak?Daron Acemoğlu ve James A.Robinson’a göre özgürlük “doğal”bir durum değil… Güçlü bir sivil toplum ile güçlü ama prangalanmış bir devletin birbirlerini dengelemesiyle, süreç içinde elde edilen bir kazanım. Bu zor ... Read more

    $9.51 AUD

  • Ulusların Düşüşü

    Güç, zenginlik ve yoksulluğun kökenleri."Tarih, kaderden ibaret değildir!"Ulusların Düşüşü, tarih boyunca ulusların, özellikle de birbirine benzeyen ulusların ekonomik ve politik gelişmeleri arasında neden büyük farklılıklar olduğuna dair bir tartışma yürütüyor. Yazarlar kısaca "Neden bazı ülkeler zenginken bazıları yoksuldur?" şeklinde bir soru ortaya atıp, köleci toplumlar, feodalizm, ... Read more

    $9.03 AUD

  • Life at the Bottom

    The Worldview That Makes the Underclass

    A searing account of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does, written by a British psychiatrist. ... Read more

    $19.35 AUD

  • Chasing the Scream

    The Search for the Truth About Addiction

    by Johann Hari ...
    * Pre-order Johann Hari's new book Stolen Focus now! *THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE INSPIRATION FOR THE FEATURE FILM THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY'Screamingly addictive' STEPHEN FRY'Superb ... Thrilling story-telling' NAOMI KLEIN'A powerful contribution to an urgent debate' GUARDIANWhat if everything we've been told about addiction i... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Dangerous

    The liberal media machine did everything they could to keep this book out of your hands. Now, finally, DANGEROUS, the most controversial book of the decade, is tearing down safe spaces everywhere. ... Read more

    $13.43 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 75 Men at Work

    Australia's Parenthood Trap

    by Annabel Crabb ...
    series Quarterly Essay #75
    When New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced her pregnancy, the headlines raced around the world. But when Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg became the first prime minister and treasurer duo since the 1970s to take on the roles while bringing up young children, this detail passed largely without notice. Why do we still accept that fathers will be absent? Why do so few men take ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Sane Society

    by Erich Fromm ...
    A New York Times bestseller about overcoming the profound ills of modern society by a legendary social psychologist, the author of Escape from Freedom.One of Fromm’s main interests was to analyze social systems and their impact on the mental health of the individual. In this study, he reaches further and asks: “Can a society be sick?” He finds that it can, arguing that Western culture is immersed ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Nordic Theory of Everything

    In Search of a Better Life

    by Anu Partanen ...
    From childcare to healthcare, provision for the elderly and tackling issues of homelessness, the Nordic countries are world leaders in organising society – no wonder Finland has been ranked among the happiest places in the world.But when Finnish journalist Anu Partanen moved to America, she quickly realised that navigating the basics of everyday life was overly complicated compared to how society ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Dreamland

    The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

    Winner of the NBCC Award for General NonfictionNamed on Slate's 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years, Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the Year--Slate.com's 10 Best Books of 2015--Entertainment ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The End of Where We Begin

    A Refugee Story

    Veronica is a teenager when civil war erupts in South Sudan. Lonely and friendless after the death of her father, she finds solace in her first boyfriend, and together they flee across the city when the fighting breaks out. On the same night, Daniel, the son of a colonel, also makes his escape, but finds himself stranded by the River Nile, alone and vulnerable. Lilian is a young mother, who runs ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In Praise of Ageing

    Retirement is not the time to cut all ties and head off to live in a warm climate but rather to ask: Who do I want to be near? How will my relationships be reaffirmed? What do I care about? What can I create and contribute to the world?Meet Jim Brierley, who was still jumping out of planes aged eighty-eight. And Muriel Crabtree, whose exhibition of pastels was opened by the governor-general ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • Are Prisons Obsolete?

    series Open Media Series
    With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of success seemed almost unthinkable. For generations of Americans, the ... Read more

    $19.13 AUD

  • Glimpses of Utopia

    Real ideas for a fairer world

    by Jess Scully ...
    It’s hard to be excited about the future right now. Climate change is accelerating; inequality is growing; politics is polarised; institutions designed to protect us are strained; technology is disrupting the world of work. We need to upgrade the operating systems of our society. Jess Scully asks, What can we do? The answer is: plenty! All over the world, people are refusing the business-as-usual ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • When Harry Became Sally

    Responding to the Transgender Moment

    Can a boy be “trapped” in a girl’s body? Can modern medicine “reassign” sex? Is our sex “assigned” to us in the first place? What is the most loving response to a person experiencing a conflicted sense of gender? What should our law say on matters of “gender identity”?When Harry Became Sally provides thoughtful answers to questions arising from our transgender moment. Drawing on the best insights ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • American Exceptionalism and American Innocence

    A People's History of Fake News—From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror

    “Fake news existed long before Donald Trump…. What is ironic is that fake news has indeed been the only news disseminated by the rulers of U.S. empire.”—From American Exceptionalism and American InnocenceAccording to Robert Sirvent and Danny Haiphong, Americans have been exposed to fake news throughout our history—news that slavery is a thing of the past, that we don’t live on stolen land, that ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Wahhabi Code

    How the Saudis Spread Extremism Globally

    by Terence Ward ...
    An Eye-Opening, Concise Look at the Source of the Current Wave of Terrorism, How it Spread, and Why the West Did NothingLifting the mask of international terrorism, Terence Ward reveals a sinister truth. Far from being “the West’s ally in the War on Terror,” Saudi Arabia is in reality the largest exporter of Wahhabism—the severe, ultra-conservative sect of Islam that is both Saudi Arabia’s ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Storm Before the Calm

    America's discord, the coming crisis of the 2020s, and the triumph beyond

    An illuminating, provocative new book by the master geopolitical forecaster and New York Times bestselling author of The Next 100 Years.George Friedman turns to the future of the United States, predicting that the 2020s will bring dramatic upheaval and reshaping of government, foreign policy, economics and culture. Examining the cycles through which the United States has developed, matured and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Changeology

    how to enable groups, communities, and societies to do things they’ve never done before

    by Les Robinson ...
    The pressing issues of today clamour for solutions. Yet, to a surprising degree, past and present efforts to effect social change have been based on little more than hunches. Changeology dispels many of the myths that prevent social-change projects from succeeding, and replaces them with the best of what we know from social and motivational psychology, and with lessons from projects that have ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Communist Manifesto (Illustrated + Audiobook Download Link + Active TOC)

    FEATURES:      •     Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations      •     A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book      •     Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book      •     Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and sta... ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Aid and Other Dirty Business

    How Good Intentions Have Failed the World's Poor

    by Giles Bolton ...
    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your charity money? Why do trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank.But the answers are much closer to home... and so are the solutionsWhen Giles Bolton began working in the world of aid and development, he travelled to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Beraber Yürüttük Biz Bu Yollarda

    Ayakkabı kutusunda paranın öyküsü...Zekat hırsızlarını koruma altına alan güç var. Ben bu güce "hırsızların imparatoru" diyorum. Hem altında yer alan figüranları koruyor, hem de kendisine ulaşılmasını engelliyor. Anayasa'ya göre hukuki zeminde çalışması gereken tüm kurumları kontrol altında tutuyor. Soruşturma savcılarını görevden aldırıyor, delilleri yok ediyor, zekat hırsızlarını da kamuoyuna ... Read more

    $1.94 AUD

  • Consequences of Capitalism

    Manufacturing Discontent and Resistance

    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 capitalist system. It ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Understanding Power

    the indispensable Chomsky

    by Noam Chomsky ...
    Here is a major collection from ‘arguably the most important intellectual alive’ (the New York Times). Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the pre-eminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • No Visible Bruises

    what we don’t know about domestic violence can kill us

    AN ESQUIRE AND NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARAn award-winning journalist’s exploration of the domestic violence epidemic, and how to combat it.An average of 137 women are killed by familial violence across the globe every day. In the UK alone, two women die each week at the hands of their partners, and in the US domestic violence homicides have risen by 32 percent since 2017. The WHO deems it a ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD