612 books (31 pages) in this category
by Allan Behm
"Nothing prepares a person for the job of chief of staff to a Commonwealth Minister. There are no professional development courses, no specialist recruitment agencies and no training manuals.It was into this vortex that Allen Behm became chief ...
by Suki Kim
"It is 2011, and all universities in North Korea have been shut down for an entire year, except for the all-male Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This is where Suki Kim has accepted a job teaching English. Over the next six months
by Warhurst John (ed)
by Steven L. Taylor
30-Second Politics will help dispel this fog of mistrust and paranoia. It challenges political theorists of all colours to come up with no-frill, no-spin, tell-it-like-it-is explanations of the 50 most important political -isms, -archies, and ...
by Tom Butler-Bowdon
From the great thinkers in political philosophy such as Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu and Machiavelli, to the practitioners of power and influence including Lincoln, Mao, Churchill, Kennedy, Gandhi, Thatcher and Mandela.Who came up with ...
by Altman Dennis
Australian prime ministers since Harold Holt have all fostered close relationships with the United States, but John Howard has initiated economic and military policies that have bound the two countries even tighter. As a result, many Australians
by Justin Krebs
by Alexander Cockburn
Whether ruthlessly exposing Beltway hypocrisy, pricking the pomposity of those in power, or tirelessly defending the rights of the oppressed, Alexander Cockburn never pulled his punches and always landed a blow where it mattered.In this ...
China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia
by Aaron L. Friedberg
by Christophe Pyne
"Why do seemingly intelligent men and women leave their families to spend more than half the year travelling to Canberra, and spending night after night at electorate and campaign events? Surely there are easier ways to earn a living.A Letter to
by Nick Dyrenfurth
The Australian Labor Party is one of the oldest labour parties and was the first in the world to form a government. 2011 marks its 120th birthday. This short and lively book tells the story of the ALPs numerous successes in winning government at
by Gordon Brown
A radical vision for a new, post-referendum, Scotland. ...
by Aage Borchgrevink
On 22 July 2011 a young man named Anders Behring Breivik carried out one of the most vicious terrorist acts in post-war Europe. In a carefully orchestrated sequence of actions he bombed government buildings in Oslo, resulting in eight deaths, ...
by Klaus Neumann
by Brennan Frank
by Peter Hartcher
The great crises that threaten Australia's national prosperity come from abroad. So do the grandest opportunities. But in Australian politics the big matters are commonly crowded out by the small. International policy is used for domestic ...
by Jean-Michel Severino
Translated by David Fernbach The 21st century will be the century of Africa. This continent was once seen as empty, rural, animist, poor, and forgotten by the world. Now, fifty years after independence, it is full to bursting, urban and ...
by Evan Osnos
"*WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2014* A young army captain who risked execution to swim from free-market Taiwan to Communist China. A barber who made $150 million in the gambling dens of Macau. The richest woman in China, a recycling tycoon