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Living in the Future, Asimov, Isaac, editor
1 Asimov, Isaac, editor Living in the Future
London New English Library Ltd 1985 0450060713 / 9780450060717 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
288 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. "Is our planet over-exploited? Who runs things? Is the family obsolete? Will the future be 'science fiction'? What can we do to ensure our survival?" 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Utopia for Realists, Bregman, Rutger
2 Bregman, Rutger Utopia for Realists
London Bloomsbury 2018 1408893215 / 9781408893210 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
316 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A few dents and scuffs to edges of text block. Reading creases to spine, but binding is solid throughout. Slight warping to lower corners of margins. Internally unmarked, bright and clean. "This is a Read Now book. Nothing dystopian about this one: a practical set of ideas for how the next generation can do better." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Sex Education: The Final Plague, Engel, Randy
3 Engel, Randy Sex Education: The Final Plague
Gaithersburg, MD Human Life International 1989 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
276 pp. DW worn at corners, marked on front. Corners bumped. ""A history of sex education and a meticulous analysis of its harm, will be widely read, studied and consulted far into the future." -- Rev. Paul Marx, O.S.B. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Images of Labor (A Bread and Roses Book.), Foner, Moe (Editor) Introduction by Irving Howe. Preface by Joan Mondale
4 Foner, Moe (Editor) Introduction by Irving Howe. Preface by Joan Mondale Images of Labor (A Bread and Roses Book.)
New York Pilgrim Press 1981 0829804528 / 9780829804522 First Paperback Good Quarto 
94 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Artworks in colour from 32 artists relating to the US labor movement. Each artwork is accompanied by a quote from a prominent member of the labor movement. Includes sources of the quotes and notes on the works. "The true voices of working men and women -- the backbone of our society -- and the art inspired by their daily work are fused in an eloquent and profoundly moving way in this terribly important book." -- Studs Terkel 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars, Gates, Henry Louis
5 Gates, Henry Louis Loose Canons: Notes on the Culture Wars
New York and Oxford Oxford University Press 1992 0195075196 / 9780195075199 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
199 pp. Edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very faint scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. "In these incisive and readable essays, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is at once sympathetic, funny, and cautionary in making the case for cultural pluralism and the revision of the literary canon." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Childhood in Contemporary Cultures, Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors)
6 Mead, Margaret, and Martha Wolfenstein (editors) Childhood in Contemporary Cultures
Chicago and London University of Chicago Press 1974 0226515079 / 9780226515076 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
471 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. List of illustrations; Index. "The 14 contributors explore childhood behavior in many cultures -- from the old Polish ghetto to Bali, contemporary Russia, Western Europe, and America. Here are studies of parents and children in a French park; of Soviet child-rearing literature; of a classical Chinese children's tale; of German schoolchildren's compositions on moral themes; and of a range of child heroes in contemporary American and European films." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Private Future: Causes and consequences of community collapse in the West, Pawley, Martin
7 Pawley, Martin The Private Future: Causes and consequences of community collapse in the West
London Thames & Hudson Ltd 1973 0500011060 / 9780500011065 First Half-Leather Very Good Very Good Octavo 
208 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Alone in a centrally heated, air-conditioned capsule, drugged, fed with music and erotic imagery, the parts of his consciouness separated into components that reach everywhere and nowhere, the private citizen of the future will have become one with the end of effort and the triumph of sensation divorced from action." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Practical Ethics. Third Edition, Singer, Peter
8 Singer, Peter Practical Ethics. Third Edition
New York Cambridge University Press 2011 0521707684 / 9780521707688 Third Paperback Good Octavo 
xiii, 337 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers, which are shiny and bright; spine is uncreased. A little scuffing to lower and fore edges of text block. Four or five dog-eared pages, otherwise internally uncreased. Two pages have a little inked or pencilled underlining and marginalia, and a further three or four pages have marginalia. Otherwise unmarked. Solidly bound. "The third edition of Practical Ethics is even more thought-provoking than the last two. Singer revisits many of the views that have generated such exciting debates, inside the classroom and out, and responds in his characteristically clear and compelling way to earlier challenges." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Virtually Normal: An Argument about Homosexuality, Sullivan, Andrew
9 Sullivan, Andrew Virtually Normal: An Argument about Homosexuality
London Picador / Macmillan 1995 0330344536 / 9780330344531 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
209 pp. The slightest edgewear to unclipped dustjacket and boards. All else as new. "This is not a book about how a person deals with his or her sexuality. It is not an autobiography; and it is not a history of a political movement. It is a book about how we as a society deal with the homosexual minority that is always with us: an attempt to think through the arguments on all sides, to take the experience of all of us -- heterosexual and homosexual -- and try to make some social and political sense of it." -- Andrew Sullivan 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Social Production of Art, Wolff, Janet
10 Wolff, Janet The Social Production of Art
London Macmillan 1992 0333271475 / 9780333271476 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
xi, 196 pp. Very light edgewear. Spine uncreased, internally as new. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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