Books

David Thomson
The future of the welfare state is under question today, as it was in 1991. The contention here is that welfare has shifted over the years to benefit an ageing generation, at the cost of the young.... [+]
Kevin Clements
The anti-nuclear stand of the fourth Labour Government thrust the question of defence to the centre of New Zealand politics. Kevin Clements traces the history of this country’s involvement in the nu... [+]
Marilyn Waring
Women’s work fuels the economies of every country in the world. Yet no value is placed on this labour. Marilyn Waring explores the implications of discounting the work of half the world’s populati... [+]
Colin James
New Zealand in 1986 was characterised by nothing so much as change. Reform was everywhere. Was it a betrayal, or a challenge and opportunity for the future?... [+]
Christine Dann
The late twentieth century saw a renewal of feminist activism. This valuable account of the women’s liberation movement recounts changes that have affected all women's lives.... [+]
Bridget Williams (ed)
An equally eclectic mix. Contributions come from Marti Friedlander, Colin James, Keith Sinclair, Ernst Plischke, Vincent O’Sullivan, Owen Marshall, Joy Cowley, Marilynn Webb, Anne Kirker...... [+]
Bridget Williams (ed)
A lively collection of prose and verse, photographs and painting, history and fiction. From Katherine Mansfield to Brian Brake to Dan Davin. A beautifully produced book that tells us what was being re... [+]

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