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  • Going Dark

    The Secret Social Lives of Extremists

    by Julia Ebner ...
    A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR'Engaging and visceral ... Reads like a thriller' Financial Times'Riveting and often deeply disturbing ... A punch to the stomach' Sunday Times'Ebner has done some gutsy, thought-provoking research' Sunday Telegraph'Fascinating and important' SpectatorBy day, Julia Ebner works at a counter-extremis... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • 真相製造:從聖戰士媽媽、極權政府、網軍教練、境外勢力、打假部隊、內容農場主人到政府小編

    by 劉致昕 ...
    series 春山之聲
    ★金鼎獎、卓越新聞獎、人權新聞獎、亞洲出版協會大獎、吳舜文新聞獎得主,近年來最受矚目的國際新聞記者★卞中佩(政大創新學院助理教授)、李雪莉(《報導者》總編輯)、張潔平(Matters創辦人 )專文推薦(以上按姓氏筆畫排列)在真相製造的時代,相逢在網路與社群媒體的我們,究竟是更容易溝通、融合、化解歧見;還是彼此誤解、仇視,甚而分崩離析?五年、橫跨八國,一個臺灣灣記者來自前線的第一手採訪與關鍵實錄近年來網路與社群媒體的興盛,人們的連結、互動與訊息共享變得更容易,然而,這也使得民主國家面臨前所未見的考驗。極端主義以網路為工具點火,使穆斯林青年成為恐攻分子;境外勢力可以跨海介入另個國家的總統大選,使社會分裂;當網路行銷與政治利益結合,傳遞的是人民的聲音,還是產業的聲音;日漸極端化的立場,又如何在每一個國家樹立新的「柏林圍牆」?寄生於網路的「真相產業」,從政治、商業到社會心理層次,如何在全球演變 ... Read more

    $16.33 AUD

  • Killing the Deep State

    The Fight to Save President Trump

    The truth behind how well-funded hard-left extremists, the mainstream media, and Obama/Clinton holdovers in the government bureaucracy have combined with clandestine forces within the US intelligence apparatus – the “Deep State” -- to block and undermine Trump’s every move. At 2:45 a.m. ET on Nov. 8, 2016, television networks announced to a stunned nation that Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral had gone ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • The Prison Teacher

    Stories from Britain's Most Notorious Women's Prison

    by Mim Skinner ...
    "The best book I've read this year" Rachael, Goodreads reviewer ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"Fantastic" Rachel, Goodreads reviewer ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"Funny, insightful, heart-breaking" NetGalley reviewer ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"A magnificent book" Jo, Goodreads reviewer ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐Step inside one of Britain's most renowned prisons...During her time as a prison teacher Mim Skinner met people from al... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • 10-Minute Social Psychology

    The Critical Thinker, #4

    series The Critical Thinker #4
    Would you like to instantly catch people's thoughts, emotions, motivations, and intentions through mere observation?If yes, you've come to the right place!10-Minute Social Psychology is a unique book that takes a deeper look into social conflicts: what causes them, what keeps them alive, and most importantly—what you can do about them. The book presents how social awareness is built and takes you ... Read more

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  • The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome

    How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure

    In The End Is Near and It’s Going to Be Awesome, Kevin Williamson, a National Review Online contributor, makes the bold argument that the United States government is disintegrating—and that it is a good thing!Williamson offers a radical re-envisioning of government, a powerful analysis of why it doesn’t work, and an exploration of the innovative solutions to various social problems that are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

  • Rebel City: Hong Kong's Year Of Water And Fire

    SCMP's reporting team looks back at Hong Kong's most wrenching political crisis since its return to Chinese rule in 1997. Anti-extradition bill protests that morphed rapidly into a wider anti-government movement in 2019 left no aspect of the city untouched, from its social compact to its body politic to its open economy. The demonstrations which continued well into 2020 have tested every ... Read more

    $28.48 AUD

  • From Bin Laden To Facebook: 10 Days Of Abduction, 10 Years Of Terrorism

    by Maria A Ressa ...
    The two most wanted terrorists in Southeast Asia — a Malaysian and a Singaporean — are on the run in the Philippines, but they manage to keep their friends and family updated on Facebook. Filipinos connect with al-Qaeda-linked groups in Somalia and Yemen. The black flag — embedded in al-Qaeda lore — pops up on websites and Facebook pages from around the world, including the Philippines, Indonesia, ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Leviathan

    by Thomas Hobbes ...
    In Leviathan, Hobbes set out his doctrine of the foundation of states and legitimate governments – originating social contract theory. Leviathan was written during the English Civil War; much of the book is occupied with demonstrating the necessity of a strong central authority to avoid the evil of discord and civil war. Beginning from a mechanistic understanding of human beings and the passions, ... Read more

    $5.66 AUD

  • Absent Citizens

    Disability Politics and Policy in Canada

    Disability exists in the shadows of public awareness and at the periphery of policy making. People with disabilities are, in many respects, missing from the theories and practices of social rights, political participation, employment, and civic membership. Absent Citizens brings to light these chronic deficiencies in Canadian society and emphasizes the effects that these omissions have on the ... Read more

    $36.73 AUD

  • The Debt Bomb

    A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America

    In a nation whose debt has outgrown the size of its entire economy, the greatest threat comes not from any foreign force but from Washington politicians who refuse to relinquish the intoxicating power to borrow and spend. Senator Tom Coburn reveals the fascinating, maddening story of how we got to this point of fiscal crisis—and how we can escape.Long before America’s recent economic downturn, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Expand Social Security Now!

    How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve

    by Steven Hill ...
    Why Social Security is not only sustainable but should be substantially expandedSocial Security is bankrupting us. It’s outdated. It’s a Ponzi scheme. It’s stealing from young people. These are some of the biggest myths and lies about one of the most successful programs in our nation’s history. Three-quarters of Americans depend heavily on Social Security in their elderly years and nearly half ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • The Retirement Crisis

    by Scott Thorpe ...
    Every day for the next twenty years, 10,000 baby boomers will retire. Paying for the boomers retirement will cost an additional 10% of GDP, the equivalent our current spending on the military, public education, and all colleges and universities. This is an enormous sum, but most boomers have not saved enough to support themselves. Instead they are depending on governments that are in even worse ... Read more

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  • Terra COI fuochi

    by Leopoldo Muti ...
    La storia possibile, tra cronaca e romanzo, di 'una tra le tante' vittime del massacro ambientale del meridione. Antonio è costretto a ritornare nel piccolo paesino in provincia di Caserta (dal quale si è trasferito in Germania) per seppellire il figlio, deceduto a causa di una patologia tumorale presumibilmente contratta in seguito all'esposizione ai letali agenti inquinanti cui è stato ... Read more

    $6.46 AUD

  • Human Rights And Asean: Indonesian And International Perspectives

    Human Rights in ASEAN: Indonesian and International Perspectives is a collection of 13 essays that not only offers fresh new insights on the different facets of human rights and their protection in ASEAN, but also 'insider' accounts of the development of the ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission for Human Rights. These valuable perspectives have never been shared publicly, and offer a view from both ... Read more

    $105.15 AUD

  • Agrarian Justice

    by Thomas Paine ...
    Paine advocates the use of taxation to fund a universal old-age and disability pension, as well as a fixed sum to be paid to all citizens on reaching maturity. ... Read more

    $1.09 AUD

  • Segurança e defesa do espaço cibernético brasileiro

    series Nenhum #1
    Neste livro, Raphael Mandarino Junior comenta os principais passos que levaram o Estado brasileiro a acompanhar o que ocorre no espaço cibernético no país. Com uma linguagem acessível e informações preciosas e didáticas, o autor explica a evolução deste acompanhamento, partindo da sua percepção de que segurança e defesa do espaço cibernético brasileiro até pouco tempo não tinha um conjunto de ... Read more

    $8.24 AUD

  • Under the Weather: COVID-19 Biosocial System Dynamics

    When a novel coronavirus hit the wet markets of China in December 2019, the world was not prepared. The virus spread like wildfire and within a few months, it had gone global. The pathophysiology of COVID-19 garners much attention in healthcare settings, but illness is not limited to its biological impact—the pandemic’s effects are a mosaic of social, economic, political, environmental, and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • U.S. Development Policy in an Aging World

    New Challenges and New Priorities for a New Demographic Era

    series CSIS Reports
    The demographic transformation sweeping the emerging world has profound implications for U.S. development policy. The challenge is no longer helping countries overcome the obstacles to development posed by high birthrates and rapid population growth, but leveraging the opportunities created by falling birthrates and slowing population growth. This report discusses how developing countries can best ... Read more

    $73.25 AUD

  • Community Development Arenas In Singapore

    In the last two decades or so, community development efforts in Singapore have strongly focused on task-centred community activities namely short-term projects revolving around socio-educational and recreational activities. Such an emphasis is further reinforced by the outsourcing of community services to the private sector which is contracted to deliver services or activities. Although the ... Read more

    $94.37 AUD

  • A New Deal for Old Age

    Toward a Progressive Retirement

    Changes in longevity, marriage, and the workplace have undermined Social Security, making the experience of old age increasingly unequal. Anne Alstott’s pragmatic, progressive revision would permit all Americans to retire between 62 and 76 but would provide generous early retirement benefits for workers with low wages or physically demanding jobs. ... Read more

    $39.48 AUD

  • Military Wisdom

    ‘Military Wisdom’ is almost half-a-century long indulgence comprising collection, collation and compilation of military wisdom and thoughts as experienced and articulated by famous warriors and thinkers from across the world and all ages.These pages in your hands encapsule almost all the facets of soldiering and are intended to motivate not only the military fraternity but even those who are not ... Read more

    $5.03 AUD

  • How To Prepare For The Next Pandemic: Behavioural Sciences Insights For Practitioners And Policymakers

    The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is one of the challenges the world is facing right now. It has seen an unparalleled spread within a short span of time, and claimed victims in many parts of the world. As the number of confirmed cases skyrockets exponentially, a recent surge of 'bad' behaviours such as xenophobia attacks, propagation of misinformation, and panic-buying of essential items ... Read more

    $62.03 AUD

  • Primavera Árabe

    praças, ruas e revoltas

    series Série Elementos #4
    Tema atual e bastante presente na mídia de várias partes do globo, sem dúvida, a chamada Primavera Árabe é um dos principais acontecimentos internacionais da década. Ocorridas no Norte da África e no Oriente Médio, as manifestações derrubaram antigos governantes, fortaleceram ditaduras e modificaram toda a estrutura de poder da região. Nesta obra, dividida em capítulos temáticos (nos quais são ... Read more

    $5.71 AUD