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A bark but no bite: inequality and the 2014 New Zealand general election

While there was a lot of talk about inequality before the 2014 general election in New Zealand, and during the campaign, concern about inequality appeared to have no tangible effect on the election outcome.
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Sinuous objects: revaluing women’s wealth in the contemporary Pacific

This volume brings the debates about women’s wealth in the Pacific back to the fore by critically revisiting and engaging with ideas about gender and materiality, value, relationality and the social life and agency of things.
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Healthy offices: why wellness is the new green

What are offices doing to our health? Are they providing a healthy environment in which to be spending such a large chunk of our lives? Are they conducive to human sustainability? This book aims to be a guide to better, healthier offices.
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New directions for law in Australia: essays in contemporary law reform

This book collects over 50 discrete law reform recommendations, encapsulated in short, digestible essays written by leading Australian scholars.
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German ethnography in Australia

German ethnographers in Australia, many of them missionaries who first wrote on Australian Aboriginal cultures in the 1840s, produced a valuable body of work that will greatly enrich regional ethnographies.
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Large-scale mines and local-level politics: between New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea

The mutual isolation of Anglophone and Francophone scholars has formed a barrier to systematic comparison of the relationship between large-scale mines and local-level politics in Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia, despite their geographical proximity.
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Perth’s infill housing future

This publication offers thoughtful perspectives on how housing demand, diversity and affordability have changed in recent years and the resulting need for more diverse housing delivery.
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Tax, social policy and gender: rethinking equality and efficiency

Calls for a rethinking of equality and efficiency in tax and social policy and provides new policy solutions.
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Crown and sword: executive power and the use of force by the Australian Defence Force

The domestic legal authority cited for Australian Defence Force operations is the often poorly understood concept of executive power, which is power that derives from executive and not parliamentary authority. This book seeks to find the limits to the exercise of this extraordinary power.
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Water policy, imagination and innovation

This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design.