On Privilege

On Privilege

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Julian Burnside's grandparents lived in a world of handsome cars, elegant tennis parties and coiffed women. As a five year old, he saw privilege before he heard the word or learned its meaning. In this powerful broadside that takes in politicians and infamous legal cases, Julian Burnside asks what is privilege and who has it? MUP's Little Books on Big Themes series pairs Australia's leading thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 114 x 152 x 14mm | 117.93g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522856330
  • 9780522856330
  • 306,475

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"MUP has repackaged an old fashioned and unsexy genre to make essays modish and exciting." --"Weekend Australian"show more

About Julian Burnside

Julian Burnside is a Melbourne barrister. He is the author of Word Watching- Field Notes from an Amateur Philologist and Watching Brief- Rights, Law and Justice.show more

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