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              After Silence: A History of AIDS through Its Images
               

              After Silence: A History of AIDS through Its Images (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Finkelstein, Avram

              • RRP: $62.99
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              • Pub Date
                15 Mar 20

              Early in the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six gay activists created one of the most iconic and lasting images that would come to symbolize a movement: a protest poster of a pink triangle with the words Silence = Death. The graphic and the slogan still resonate today, often used-and misus...ed-to brand the entire movement. Cofounder of the collective Silence = Death and member of the art collective Gran Fury, Avram Finkelstein tells the story of how his work and other protest artwork associated with the early years of the pandemic were created. In writing about art and AIDS activism, the formation of collectives, and the political process, Finkelstein reveals a different side of the traditional HIV/AIDS history, told twenty-five years later, and offers a creative toolbox for those who want to learn how to save lives through activism and making art.
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              ISBN 9780520351332
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2020
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Encyclopedia of Animals: A Complete Visual Guide
                

              The Encyclopedia of Animals: A Complete Visual Guide (Hardback)

              Edited by McKay, George; Volume editor Cooke, F.; Hutchinson, Stephen; Vogt, Richard G.; Dingle, Hugh

              • RRP: $84.99
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              A comprehensive exploration of the world of animals integrates color illustrations, distribution maps, diagrams, wildlife photographs, and detailed coverage of all sorts of animals, along with an overview of animal evolution, biology, behavior, and classification.

              ISBN 9780520244061
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2004
              Publisher University of California Press
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              The Exultant Ark: A Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure
               

              The Exultant Ark: A Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure (Hardback)

              By Balcombe, Jonathan Peter

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              Opens our eyes to a different, more scientifically way of looking at the animal kingdom. In more than one hundred striking images, this title celebrates the full range of animal experience with dramatic portraits of animal pleasure ranging from the charismatic and familiar to the... obscure and bizarre.
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              ISBN 9780520260245
              Released NZ 15 May 2011
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Ithaca Forever: Penelope Speaks, A Novel

              Ithaca Forever: Penelope Speaks, A Novel (Hardback)

              By Malerba, Luigi; Translated by Heise, Douglas Grant; Introduction by Hauser, Emily

              • RRP: $74.99
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              After twenty years, Odysseus finally returns to Ithaca, but instead of receiving the homecoming he had hoped for finds himself caught in an intense battle of wills with his faithful and long-suffering wife Penelope. When Penelope recognizes him under the guise of a beggar, she be...comes furious with him for not trusting her enough to include her in his plans for ridding the palace of the Suitors. As a result, she plays her own game of fictions to make him suffer for this lack of faith, inspiring jealousy, self-doubt, and misgivings in her husband, the legendary Homeric hero. In this captivating retelling of the Odyssey, Penelope rises as a major force with whom to be reckoned. Shifting between first-person reflections, Ithaca Forever reveals the deeply personal and powerful perspectives of both wife and husband as they struggle for respect and supremacy within a marriage that has been on hold for twenty years. Translated by PEN award-winner Douglas Grant Heise, Luigi Malerba's novel gives us a remarkable version of this greatest work of western literature: Odysseus as a man full of doubts and Penelope as a woman of great depth and strength.
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              ISBN 9780520303683
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
              Publisher University of California Press
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              The Black Swan
               

              The Black Swan (Trade Paperback / Paperback, California ed)

              By Mann, Thomas

              • RRP: $52.99
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              Relates the discussions of the politics of the body, male inscriptions of the feminine, and discourse about and of women.

              ISBN 9780520070097
              Released NZ 15 Oct 1990
              Publisher University of California Press
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              The Holy Sinner
               

              The Holy Sinner (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              Introduction by Berman, Russell A.; By Mann, Thomas; Translated by Lowe-Porter, H. T.

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              First published in 1951, this book explores the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic. Here Mann uses a medieval legend about the exceeding mercy of God and the birth of the blessed Pope Gregory as he used the Biblical account of Joseph as the basis for Joseph and His ...Brothers .
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              ISBN 9780520076716
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1992
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Voices from S-21: Terror and History in Pol Pot's Secret Prison
               

              Voices from S-21: Terror and History in Pol Pot's Secret Prison (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Chandler, David P.

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              The horrific torture and execution of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge during the 1970s is one of the century's major human disasters. This book examines the Khmer Rouge phenomenon by focusing on one of its key institutions, the secret prison outside P...hnom Penh known by the code name S-21.
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              ISBN 9780520222472
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2000
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work

              Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Rosenblat, Alex

              • RRP: $49.99
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              Silicon Valley technology is transforming the way we work, and Uber is leading the charge. An American startup that promised to deliver entrepreneurship for the masses through its technology, Uber instead built a new template for employment using algorithms and Internet platforms.... Upending our understanding of work in the digital age, Uberland paints a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss. The neutral language of technology masks the powerful influence algorithms have across the New Economy. Uberland chronicles the stories of drivers in more than twenty-five cities in the United States and Canada over four years, shedding light on their working conditions and providing a window into how they feel behind the wheel. The book also explores Uber's outsized influence around the world: the billion-dollar company is now influencing everything from debates about sexual harassment and transportation regulations to racial equality campaigns and labor rights initiatives. Based on award-winning technology ethnographer Alex Rosenblat's firsthand experience of riding over 5,000 miles with Uber drivers, daily visits to online forums, and face-to-face discussions with senior Uber employees, Uberland goes beyond the headlines to reveal the complicated politics of popular technologies that are manipulating both workers and consumers.
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              ISBN 9780520324800
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2019
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor
               

              Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Farmer, Paul; Foreword by Sen, Amartya, FBA

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              Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life and death to argue that the promotion of social and economic rights of the poor is the most important human rights struggle of our times.

              ISBN 9780520243262
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2004
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series California Series in Public Anthropology
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              Sewing Hope: How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry's Sweatshops
               

              Sewing Hope: How One Factory Challenges the Apparel Industry's Sweatshops (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Adler-Milstein, Sarah; Kline, John M.

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              Sewing Hope offers the first account of a bold challenge to apparel-industry sweatshops. The Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic is the anti-sweatshop. It boasts a living wage three times the legal minimum, high health and safety standards, and a legitimate union-all ve...rified by an independent monitor. It is the only apparel factory in the global south to meet these criteria. The Alta Gracia business model represents an alternative to the industry's race to the bottom with its inherent poverty wages and unsafe factory conditions. Workers' stories reveal how adding $0.90 to a sweatshirt's production price can change lives: from getting a life-saving operation to reuniting families; from obtaining first-ever bank loans to getting running water; from purchasing children's school uniforms to taking night classes. Sewing Hope invites readers into the apparel industry's sweatshops and the Alta Gracia factory. Learn how the anti-sweatshop started, how it overcame challenges, and how the impact of its business model could transform the global industry.
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              ISBN 9780520292925
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2017
              Publisher University of California Press
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