New Books Network

The Street and the Ballot Box: How Indonesia’s Labour Movement Rose from the Ashes-Professor Michele Ford
Indonesia’s labour movement emerged weak and disorganised after more than 30 years under authoritarian rule. Yet in the two decades since the country’s transition to democracy, it has emerged as a vibrant, even influential, political actor. While the movement’s rise to success has not been without its challenges, it achieved... Read More
Fighting for Social Justice: The Politics of Aid and Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace – Dr. Kristy Ward
Around the world, social justice movements have exposed the pervasive extent of gender-based violence in the workplace. While women’s empowerment has long been a tenet of development aid, in practice, aid projects often impact social relations in complex ways and catalyse social violence by grouping and categorising people for aid... Read More