Jonathan Boston | Simon Chapple
Between 130,000 and 285,000 New Zealand children live in poverty: these alarming figures are widely discussed, yet often poorly understood. Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple look hard at the questions... [+]
Tracey Barnett
Why would a country that has never had a boatload of asylum arrivals in modern history suddenly legislate for mass detention? Columnist Tracey Barnett questions this controversial new policy and its e... [+]
John C. Weaver
This study describes how relationships, work, poverty, war, illness and legal troubles have driven some to ultimate despair. A moving account of loss and suffering, and an insightful assessment of psy... [+]
Kirsty Gunn
In this exquisitely written ‘notebook’ - ‘My Katherine Mansfield Project’ - Gunn explores the meaning of ‘home’.... [+]
Max Rashbrooke
A succinct introduction to income inequality in New Zealand, drawn from the larger work 'Inequality' and updated with the latest evidence, is essential reading.... [+]
John Pratt
A penetrating discussion of the dramatic transformation in penal thought in New Zealand and the lasting damage it has caused.... [+]
Hamish Campbell
A provocative treatment of the ‘Drowning Zealandia’ scientific controversy by geologist Hamish Campbell.... [+]
Max Rashbrooke (ed)
The divide between New Zealand’s poorest and wealthiest inhabitants has widened alarmingly over recent decades. Income inequality is a crisis that affects us all. Contributors include leading specia... [+]
Robert Wade
This stunning sweep of western societies by New Zealander Robert Wade, professor at the London School of Economics, reveals why inequality has risen internationally, how it’s been justified, and the... [+]
Jane Kelsey
In this hard-hitting BWB Text, Professor Jane Kelsey picks apart the current negotiations surrounding the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and comes to some disturbing conclusions. ... [+]