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Raising the Stakes: Gambling with the future of universities Revised New Edition
Raising the Stakes...
Peter Coaldrake
Lawrence Stedman


This fully revised new edition probes the state of Australian higher education and its future


Merdeka and the Morning Star: Civil Resistance in
Merdeka and the Mo...
Jason MacLeod


An important addition to UQP’s internationally acclaimed Peace & Conflict Studies series


Time For Peace: The Essential Role of Time in Conflict and Peace Processes
Time For Peace: Th...
Luc Reychler


Using examples such as Hurricane Katrina and regime change in Libya, Reychler shows how time is misused in conflicts – be it the failure to anticipate a disaster, or the manipulation of time to create ...


Managing modernity in the Western Pacific
Managing modernity...
Mary Patterson
Martha Macintyre


Fast money schemes in Papua New Guinea, collectivities in rural Solomon Islands, gambling in the Cook Islands, and the Vanuatu tax haven—all feature in the interface between Pacific and global economi ...


The Black War: Fear,  Sex and Resistance  in Tasmania
The Black War: Fea...
Nicholas Clements


The Black War presents a compelling and challenging view of our early contact history, the legacy of which reverberates strongly to the present day.


Raising the Stakes: Gambling with the future of universities
Raising the Stakes...
Peter Coaldrake
Lawrence Stedman


The controversial new book about the state of Australian higher education and its future

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Hidden Innovation: Policy, Industry and the Creative Sector
Hidden Innovation:...
Stuart Cunningham


The latest book in the internationally acclaimed Creative Economy series


What Is This Thing Called Science? (new and revised 4th edition)
What Is This Thing...
Alan Chalmers


A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller.


Ending Holy Wars: Religion and Conflict Resolution in Internal Armed Conflicts
Ending Holy Wars: ...
Isak Svensson


Ending Holy Wars explores how religious dimensions affect the possibilities for conflict resolution in civil war. Part of UQP's internationally acclaimed New Approaches to Peace and Conflict series.


The Mind of a Thief
The Mind of a Thie...
Patti Miller


The Mind of a Thief is about identity, history, place and belonging and, perhaps most of all, about how we create ourselves through our stories. An award-winning memoir by an accomplished writer at th ...



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