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Wealth inequality in New Zealand examined in new book

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 12:55 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The Piketty Phenomenon collects New Zealand responses to Thomas Piketty’s groundbreaking argument that inherited wealth will always grow faster, on average, than earned wealth. More >>

Parihaka Invaded

Friday, 3 October 2014, 1:30 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Dick Scott, which is now available as an e-book from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Devastating impact of the Waikato War revisited

Monday, 22 September 2014, 1:39 pm | Bridget Williams Books

At a time of great focus on World War One, a new book by prominent historian Dr Vincent O’Malley draws startling comparisons with the Waikato War of 1863–64. Taking a new approach to analysing evidence on the war, O’Malley’s book challenges previous ... More >>

Award-winning author returns to NZ for launch of memoir

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The launch of Martin Edmond’s new memoir, Barefoot Years , marks a return to New Zealand and childhood. More >>

Award-winning author back on NZ soil

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:09 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Award-winning author back on New Zealand soil to explore what it means to return home. More >>

Kirsty Gunn, Martin Edmond and The Piketty Phenomenon

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:08 am | Bridget Williams Books

Williams Books is delighted to announce nationwide events for the BWB Texts programme in October – please join us! More >>

Wealth gap in New Zealand underlined by updated book

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 2:22 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The latest data on poverty and inequality in New Zealand underline the size of the gap between the rich and the rest, according to the updated edition of The Inequality Debate: An Introduction. More >>

Growing urban–rural divide demands urgency

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:25 pm | Bridget Williams Books

The author of a book that has sparked a national debate about the urban–rural divide says the growing gap between New Zealand’s regions is set to accelerate – unless we take urgent action. More >>

Chance to lead the world in wellbeing economics

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:03 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Over seventy-five years after New Zealand’s ground-breaking social security reforms of the 1930s, it is time for a major shift in how New Zealand regards the wellbeing of its people, urge the authors of a new book called Wellbeing Economics: Future ... More >>

New Myths and Old Politics

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:51 pm | Bridget Williams Books

New Myths and Old Politics The Waitangi Tribunal and the Challenge of Tradition Tipene O'Regan More >>

Child poverty – fixing NZ’s multi-billion dollar problem

Monday, 16 June 2014, 12:47 pm | Bridget Williams Books

New Zealand has a wide range of plausible options for immediately addressing the significant rates of child poverty and hardship in this country, according to a new book by Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple. More >>

First Contact

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 10:45 am | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text by Anne Salmond, which is now available from the BWB website and global e-bookstores. More >>

Suicide rate link to culture, society and economy

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 12:57 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Author John Weaver wants to see a wider and more long-term view of suicide prevention, urging people to look beyond depression as the main cause of suicide – and to begin addressing some of the wider impacts of society. More >>

When the Tour Came to Auckland

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 11:53 am | Bridget Williams Books

Announcing the release of this new BWB Text, which is now available from e-bookstores and the BWB website . More >>

New paperback BWB Texts from Kirsty Gunn, Maurice Gee & more

Monday, 10 February 2014, 1:56 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Having established a new digital format for New Zealand readers, selected BWB Texts are being released as snappy paperbacks. Four BWB Texts by Kirsty Gunn, Maurice Gee, Paul Callaghan and Max Rashbrooke will publish in paperback on 11 March 2014, coinciding ... More >>

Fatal Necessity Returns as an E-Book

Friday, 20 December 2013, 1:25 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Fatal Necessity: British Intervention in New Zealand, 1830–1847 remains a key text in Treaty studies, over twenty-five years since first publication by Auckland University Press. More >>

The Quiet War on Asylum

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 12:21 pm | Bridget Williams Books

‘To the outside world looking in—indeed, to most countries that deal with tens of thousands of refugees annually—it may have seemed outright puzzling. When John Key stepped up to the lectern of his press conference and announced he was introducing ... More >>

Inequality and the West - Robert Wade

Friday, 12 July 2013, 10:00 am | Bridget Williams Books

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 thearguments against it.BWB Texts offer a new form ... More >>

Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 4:17 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Fast growing inequality is one of the most important issues confronting New Zealand today. • Once known as an egalitarian society, New Zealand has seen inequality increasing more rapidly than almost anywhere else in the developed world. • International ... More >>

Jane Kelsey New Book On TPPA - Hidden Agendas

Friday, 10 May 2013, 4:30 pm | Bridget Williams Books

Forget the label “free trade agreement”. The TPPA, under negotiation between New Zealand, the USA and ten other countries, is a direct assault on our right to decide our own future. More >>

 

 

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