Think Tanks and Global Politics: Key Spaces in the Structure of Power

Think Tanks and Global Politics: Key Spaces in the Structure of Power

Published 2017 (forth coming)

We are pleased to be able to bring you our controversial book about think tanks and their machinations. We have worked from a broad definitional base of what a think tank is, which includes those organizations that specialize in researching and disseminating public policy ideas. But our lens focuses on the world of politics through…

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Women, Labor Segmentation and Regulation

Women, Labor Segmentation and Regulation

Published 2017

This book re-shapes thinking on ‘gender gaps’ edited by David Peetz and Georgina Murray —differences between men and women in their incomes, their employment and their conditions of work. It shows how the interaction between regulation distance and content, labor segmentation and norms helps us understand various aspects of gender gaps. It brings together leading…

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Capitalist Networks and Social Power in Australia and New Zealand

Capitalist Networks and Social Power in Australia and New Zealand

Published 2006

This book looks at the real elite in Australian and New Zealand society and shows that there is still a ruling class that is based on wealth and power. Based on interviews, analysis of corporate and other public records, and other primary and secondary data, it develops a picture of networks of power that are…

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Women of the Coal Rushes

Women of the Coal Rushes

Published 2010

A touching and inspiring narrative, this history chronicles the vital role played by women in the coal mining industry in central and southeastern Queensland, Australia. From the early days when wives supported their coal mining husbands through the women’s auxiliaries to the fight for better working conditions and the recent move out of the home…

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Financial Elites and Transnational Business: Who Rules the World?

Financial Elites and Transnational Business: Who Rules the World?

Published 2012

This volume brings together leading scholars from around the world and a cross-section of some of the most exciting and cutting edge of research on transnational capitalists. the varied contributions are timely. They provide great insight into the structures and processes behind today’s international business and political headlines. It is a must read for scholars…

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