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Words and deeds, Helen Watson White

The Political Years Marilyn Waring Bridget Williams Books, $40.00, ISBN 9781988545936 The cover of Marilyn Waring’s book The Political Years shows a telling photograph of the 1979 National Party caucus in the Beehive: row upon row of suited men, with…
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Making conversation, Michele A’Court

Past Caring? Women, Work And Emotion Barbara Brookes, Jane McCabe and Angela Wanhalla Otago University Press, $40.00, ISBN 9781988531342 Still Counting: Wellbeing, Women’s Work And Policy-making Marilyn Waring BWB Texts, $15.00, ISBN 9781988545530 A few days ago at a book…
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Posted in Essays, Gender, Non-fiction, Review, Sociology

Butting the trend, Marion McLeod

In the Lifetime of a Goat: Writings 1984 – 2000 Marilyn Waring Bridget Williams Books, $34.95, ISBN 1877242098 Journalism is an ephemeral business. “Today’s news, tomorrow’s fish and chips wrapping” – the saying may be out of date but the…
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Demolishing the doctrinaire delusion, Marilyn Waring

Reclaiming The Future: New Zealand and the Global Economy Jane Kelsey Bridget Williams Books, $39.95, ISBN 1 877 242 012 Reclaiming the Future is Jane Kelsey’s fourth book in a decade of prolific publication: A Question of Honour in 1990,…
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Labouring the point, Marilyn Waring

Tasting Salt Stephanie Dowrick Penguin, $34.95 ISBN 0 670 87359 4 Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love – Finding true value in your life Stephanie Dowrick Penguin, $34.95 ISBN 0 670 87360 8 Some transparency is called for first on…
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