Monash University Publishing
Monash University Publishing is the publishing arm of Monash University, the largest university in Australia. It produces scholarly work of the highest quality, ensured by rigorous peer review. The Social Sciences and Humanities are the focal point for this Press. Their books address a range of current social issues from alcohol abuse to questions of gender and race. Also, the Asia-Pacific region continues to be one of the geographic focuses of their publications. The publications of Monash Asia Institute Press, which ISBS have distributed for many years, have recently been incorporated into Monash University Publishing, and thus Monash Asia Institute Press is now considered an imprint of Monash University Publishing. Monash University Publishing is dedicated to advancing the best traditions of humane and enlightened thought through their publications.
Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has for some time now been experiencing something of a 'golden age'. The richness of Australasia's philosophical past, though less well known, should also not be forgotten. Australasian philosophy, although heavily indebted to overseas trends, includes much...
Paper - 9780980651201 - $ 59.95
In Australia and New Zealand, philosophy has been experiencing something of a 'golden age.' The richness of Australasia's philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten. Australasian philosophy, although heavily indebted to overseas trends, includes much distinctive and highly...
Paper - 9781921867712 - $ 59.95
The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-off
By Charlie Ward
Fifty years ago, a group of striking Aboriginal stockmen in the remote Northern Territory of Australia heralded a revolution in the cattle industry and a massive shift in Aboriginal affairs. Now, after many years of research, A Handful of Sand tells the...
Paper - 9781925377163 - $ 29.95
International Students in Australian and South African Higher Education
Due to enhanced mobility, students more than ever before have the option to study abroad. Higher proportions of students are drawn from countries outside the home bases of universities; and tertiary institutions have become increasingly...
Paper - 9781921867224 - $ 29.95
Outdoor Education for a Changing World
This timely book offers an alternative vision for outdoor education practice. A Pedagogy of Place calls into question some of the underlying assumptions and 'truths' about outdoor education, putting forward alternatives to current practice that are responsive to local...
Paper - 9780980651249 - $ 34.95
The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita
Raimond Gaita has developed an original, powerful, and sometimes controversial conception of the nature of ethical thought, and has made an outstanding contribution to moral philosophy, not least for his distinctive vision of the nature of moral philosophy...
Paper - 9781922235459 - $ 34.95
Celebrating 10 Years of the Monash University Prato Centre
Edited by: Cynthia Troup
Contributions by: Jo-Anne Duggan
September 17, 2011 marks ten years since the formal opening of the Monash University Prato Center, Monash University's teaching and research hub in Europe. The Center is located in the heart of Tuscany and...
Paper - 9781921867187 - $ 39.95
The Chinese Trishaw Industry in Singapore, 1942-1983
By Jason Lim
The trishaw (cycle rickshaw) was introduced in Singapore after the surrender of the British in 1942. After the end of the war, the trishaw continued to be a popular mode of transport, as it was cheap and the service was seen...
Paper - 9781921867385 - $ 29.95
Life and Death on the Victoria River Frontier
In 1883, pastoralists began to drive great herds of cattle into the Victoria River District of Australia's Northern Territory. They entered a vast tropical land of big rivers, wide plains, and rugged ranges. It was a cattleman's paradise, but it...
Paper - 9781921867262 - $ 29.95
Young Citizens' Experiences of Development and Democracy in Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste's independence was forged at a time when international developmental theory had rejected top down approaches and recognized the importance of participatory approaches in developmental strategies. In 1999, with the arrival of the United Nations and a multitude of...
Paper - 9780980510874 - $ 39.95