Why do underdogs succeed so much more than they should? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a scintillating and surprising journey to uncover the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty. From the conflicts in N... read more

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants
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Combining wit and journalistic detail, Emergency follows Strauss' search for an escape plan from the seemingly ever-more unstable United States, eventually obtaining a second citizenship in a small Caribbean island. Facing shady lawyers, cult leaders, crippling doubts, governmental corruption, and pla... read more

Emergency  - This Book Will Save Your Life
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 Sociology

The recent changes in our economic landscape have only exposed and intensified a phenomenon: an explosion in sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping. From enormous marketplaces such as eBay and Craigslist to emerging sectors such as peer-to-peer lending (Zopa), "swap tradi... read more

What's Mine is Yours
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The industrial revolution, powered by oil and other fossil fuels, is spiraling into a dangerous endgame: the prices of energy and food are climbing, unemployment remains high, the housing market has tanked, consumer and government debt are soaring, and the recovery is slowing. Facing the prospect of a... read more

The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
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 Sociology

Series:Redback Ser.

A blueprint for the nation after the boom. Australians have just lived through a period of exceptional prosperity, but, says influential economist Ross Garnaut, the Dog Days are on their way. Are we ready for the challenges ahead? In Dog Days, Garnaut explains how we got here, what we can expect nex... read more

Dog Days: Australia After the Boom
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 Sociology

Kerry Tucker seemed to be a typical suburban mother of two, but she was harbouring a terrible secret- over the years she had stolen $2 million from her employers. When her crime was discovered she was sentenced to seven years at a maximum-security prison, alongside some of Victoria's m... read more

The Prisoner
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 Sociology

Why do Jews win so many Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes? Why are Mormons running the business and finance sectors? Why do the children of even impoverished and poorly educated Chinese immigrants excel so remarkably at school? It may be taboo to say it, but some cultural groups starkly outperform othe... read more

The Triple Package: What Really Determines Success
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It's snowing in Bali. Among Bali's drug dealers it's the code for a huge cocaine shipment having just landed. For the men who run the country's drug empires, it's time to get rich and party hard. Snowing in Bali is the story of the drug trafficking and dealing scene that's made Bali one of the world's... read more

Snowing in Bali
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Technology and increasing levels of education have exposed people to more information than ever before. These societal gains, however, have also helped fuel a surge in narcissistic and misguided intellectual egalita... read more

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters
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Why is gender inequality so stubbornly persistent? Power. Even today, power remains concentrated in the hands of men right across the business, political and cultural worlds. Decisions taken by those with power tend to perpetuate gender inequality rather than... read more

Equal Power: A handbook for men and women
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 Sociology

Series:Routledge Classics Ser.

One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler¿s Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler st... read more

Gender Trouble
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 Sociology

Series:The School of Life
Reading Level:16

We all want to live in a better world, but sometimes it feels that we lack the ability or influence to make a difference. John-Paul Flintoff offers a powerful reminder that through the generations, society has been transformed by the actions of individuals who understood that if they didn't like somet... read more

How to Change the World: The School of Life
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