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My lovely pile 2

First uni put a big dent in my reading-for-pleasure time, and currently the exam period is keeping me from posting much, so I thought I’d show you what I’ve been saving up for the break. A couple I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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The Stilwell Manifesto

Those of you who have read my blog for a while might recall I wrote an incomplete critique of Frank Stilwell’s Who Gets What?, a book that analyses income and wealth inequality in Australia. Coincidentally, I’m currently doing a summer … Continue reading

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Most pointless textbook in the UNSW bookshop?

Taken while lining up with 10,000 other eager resigned textbook buyers.

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Who Gets What? Part 2

For background, see Part 1.

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Who Gets What? Part 1

I recently finished reading Who Gets What? Analysing economic inequality in Australia by Frank Stilwell and Kirrily Jordan, a present from my mother. It took me ages, partially because I was reading other things, and also because I kept getting … Continue reading

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Resale royalties

I’ve been reading a recent House of Representatives standing committee report on the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008 *. Essentially, it looks at the implementation and possible consequences of the proposed legislation to give a proportion of … Continue reading

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My lovely pile

I gathered all the books I’ve been buying or borrowing or been given recently into one place so that I can a) work through them systematically, and b) maximise that warm tingly feeling you get when you realise what delicious … Continue reading

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