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Title The ideas book / introduced by Phillip Adams and Dale Spender
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2004


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 W'PONDS  827.00844 A2164/I  AVAILABLE
Description 367 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents A world of ideas / Dale Spender -- The next step / Phillip Adams -- Digging your own grave / Sharon Beder -- History repeats / Henry Reynolds -- Re-vision: students know about schools / Les Hooper, Peter Boyle & Genevieve Searle -- The whiteness of Windschuttle's worries / Aileen Moreton-Robinson -- Self, respect, prosperity / Barbara Adkins -- Globalisation: challenges and opportunities / Julian Disney -- A clash of ideals / Jacqui Katona -- The patterns of the future / Sohail Inayatullah -- A nation for all / Pat Dudgeon -- Australian democracy now / Mark Davis -- A better society: ingredients for social sustainability / Eva cox -- Facing the future: a case for better ideas / Ian Lowe -- Content creators / Lynne Spender -- Living off ideas / John Howkins -- O is for o-literature / Anita M. Heiss -- Living in a box / Sean Godsell -- Branding Australia / Fiona Stewart -- Human rights, human dignity / Lillian Holt -- Problem solving by the light of the other / Karen Umemoto -- Survival or self-harm? / Tony McMichael -- Integrity matters / Mike Berwick -- Human rights and the national interest / Angela Ward
Making the most of ideas / Peter Doherty -- Into the lair of the relativist / Stephen Law -- Eureka! / Martin Green & James Bradfield Moody -- Science is out of control / Gilberto Gallopin -- Panorama of things to come in the new millennium / Graham T.T. Molitor -- Will we prosper? / Ivana Milojevic -- Same again / Ziauddin Sardar -- Whose country? / Gary Foley -- The hype and pitfalls of the new economy / Gianni ZappalĂ  -- Hope: will fear ever change? / Mary Zournazi -- Survival and subversion / David Heilpern
Summary With challenging and provocative ideas about where we are now, how we got here, where we can go and how we might get there, this important collection provokes, inspires and challenges the way we think
Analysis Innovation
Cultural values
Social change
Australian literature
Philosophy (Australia)
Notes Essays from the Brisbane Ideas Festival
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 349-356
Subject Australian essays -- 21st century.
Creative thinking.
Social prediction.
Australia -- Intellectual life.
Author Adams, Phillip, 1939-
Spender, Dale.
Adkins, Barbara
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