- Author : Mark Davis
- Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing
- File Size : 54,8 Mb
- Release : 01 September 2008
- ISBN : 0522859097
- Page : 400 pages
- Rating : 4/5 (21 users)
Summary: The Land Of Plenty PDF is a Fantastic Political Science book by Mark Davis. It was published by Melbourne Univ. Publishing on 01 September 2008. This Book has 400 pages and Available to download in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Read detail book and summary below and click download button to get book file and read directly from your devices.
'There is an Australian dream that is collective. It goes to the roots of what it means to be Australian, since it's imprinted in Australia's history, the collective acts of its peoples, their attitudes, their gestures, what and how they eat, how they spend their leisure time, and the way such things reflect upon and derive from who they are.' In The Land of Plenty, Mark Davis argues that this dream has been forsaken. Over the past few decades Australians have felt the ground shift beneath their feet. Many people are asking why Australia is no longer the egalitarian place it once was. While the airwaves sing and newspaper front pages burst with news of how prosperous Australians are, many people wonder why they are working harder and longer, for so little, while important social agendas have fallen by the wayside. The Land of Plenty is at once a devastating record of the changes that have taken place in Australian society since the 1980s, and a goldmine of ideas for change. Insightful, provocative and thoroughly original, The Land of Plenty is a manifesto for our times.