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A listing of titles from the Australian Social Conditions category.

'Not Charted on Ordinary Maps': The Newcastle Steelworks Closure
John Lewer
The closure of the Newcastle steelworks - the story of workers and unions, managers and decisions, and Newcastle, intertwined in the largest deindustrialisation event in Australias history
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A Disappearing World: Studies in Class, Gender & Memory
Ian Watson
A fascinating glimpse of class and gender relations in two working-class communities in the second half of the 20th century in Australia
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Academic Success and Social Power: Examinations and Inequality
Richard Teese
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Cheon of the Never Never
Kevin Wong Hoy
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Convict and Free: the Master Furniture-makers of Early New South Wales 1788–1851
David Kelly
A comprehensive account of the lives and work of more than 80 of the leading furniture-makers in mainland NSW before the separation of Victoria in 1851
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Labor and Santamaria
Robert Murray
Bob Santamaria's influence on the forces that fought the Communist Party for control of Australia's union movement at the peak of the Cold War led directly to the Australian Labor Party's disastrous Split of 195557
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Nazis In Our Midst
David Henderson
A rich narrative that uncovers the remarkable personal stories of German-Australians interned in Australian internment camps during the Second World War
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On Bondi Beach
Demelza Marlin, Andrew Metcalfe, Ann Game
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Other People’s Children: Adoption in Australia
Ceridwen Spark, Denise Cuthbert
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Parkland: When Caravan is Home
Janice Newton
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Proud to be a Wharfie
Jim Beggs
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Regulatory Failure? The Case of Crown Casino
Linda Hancock
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Silent System: Forgotten Australians and the Institutionalisation of Women and Children
Paul Ashton, Jacqueline Z. Wilson
The story of the half-a-million children institutionalised in the 20th century in Australia: the 'Forgotten Australians'.
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The Killing at Risdon Cove
W.F. Refshauge
As one of the foundation events in Tasmanian history, what happened at Risdon Cove on 3 May 1804 has always had a place in narrative histories. A large party of Aborigines were fired upon by English colonists, the number killed estimated variously from three to fifty.
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The Road to Lower Crackpot
Brian Inder
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The Scars Remain: A Long History of Forgotten Australians and Children’s Institutions
Nell Musgrove
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Well Anyway
Harry Heseltine, Dal Stivens
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Whalers and Free Men — Life on Tasmania's Colonial Whaling Stations
Susan Lawrence
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Where Did Fair Go? On the Social and Moral Cost of Growing Inequality
John Wright
John Wright examines the social and moral cost of growing inequality in Australia, and how it affects health, justice and democracy.
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Young people leaving state out-of-home care: A research-based study of Australian policy and practice
Philip Mendes, Guy Johnson, Badal Moslehuddin
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