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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

By: Edited by Anita Heiss

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Black Inc: 2018

Seller ID: 9781863959810

ISBN: 1863959815

Condition: New


Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question. Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart - sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect. This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the... View more info

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Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice [used book]

By: Nicole Anderson and Katrina Schlunke

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 0195562453

ISBN: 0195562453

Condition: Good


Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice takes some of the most prominent theoretical approaches used in Cultural Studies and demonstrates the ways in which they are used to evaluate, analyse and interpret recent events, debates, topics and texts in contemporary society. The book is organized around seven theories that dominate the teaching and researching of cultural studies. Each section consists of an introduction, then three essays by different contirbutors that bring together theory and practice. This allows the book to look more at the types of theory, rather than at the theorist in isolatio... View more info

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Talking To My Country

By: Stan Grant

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2017

Seller ID: 9781460751985

ISBN: 1460751981

Condition: New


The acclaimed national bestseller - moving, passionate, deeply felt and powerful. In July 2015, as the debate over Adam Goodes being booed at AFL games raged and got ever more heated and ugly, Stan Grant wrote a short but powerful piece for The Guardian that went viral, not only in Australia but right around the world, shared over 100,000 times on social media. His was a personal, passionate and powerful response to racism in Australia and the sorrow, shame, anger and hardship of being an indigenous man. 'We are the detritus of the brutality of the Australian frontier', he wrote, 'We remai... View more info