CSIRO Publishing logo   blank image
You are here: Books > Science in Society > Ideas & Issues   
blank image Search
blank image blank image
blank image
  Advanced Search
Books Home
New Releases
Forthcoming Releases
On Sale
How to Order
For Authors
For Media

blue arrow e-Alerts
blank image
Subscribe to our Email Alert or RSS feeds RSS

red arrow Connect with us
blank image
facebook twitter logo LinkedIn

red arrow On Sale
blank image
View products currently available at reduced prices.

Science in Society : Ideas & Issues

New and Forthcoming

All Titles

   [A-E]  [F-K]  [L-R]  [S-Z]
Sort by   

Antarctic Dictionary   The Antarctic Dictionary
Bernadette Hince
A complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words.

Hardback - ISBN:9780957747111 - AU $ 34.95    
Challenge to Change   The Challenge to Change
Richard Eckersley, Kevin Jeans
What is Australia's future? What role will science and technology play in shaping it? CSIRO's leading scientists give their ideas of what the future holds.

Chasing the Red Queen   Chasing the Red Queen
Andy Dyer
Natural system solutions for the greatest challenge of the twenty-first century: feeding nine billion people.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915199 - AU $ 39.99    
Climate Change Adaptation and International Development   Climate Change Adaptation and International Development
Ryo Fujikura, Masato Kawanishi
Examines climate change adaptation from the perspective of development cooperation.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849711531 - AU $ 96.00    
Climate Change Denial   Climate Change Denial
Haydn Washington, John Cook
This book shows how we can break through denial, accept reality, and thus solve the climate crisis.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713368 - AU $ 37.00    
Climate Change   Climate Change
Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia, Paul Graham
The latest scientific knowledge brought together by CSIRO on a series of climate change topics.

Cochlear Story   The Cochlear Story
Veronica Bondarew, Peter Seligman
Documents the human story behind the development and success of the cochlear implant.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097513 - AU $ 49.95    
Coming Famine   The Coming Famine
Julian Cribb
A strong and positive call to action to address an impending planetary food crisis.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100404 - AU $ 29.95    
Common Ground on Hostile Turf   Common Ground on Hostile Turf
Lucy Moore
Through ten memorable stories, this book shows how issues of culture, personality, history, and power affect negotiations.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914109 - AU $ 63.00    
Community Development through Tourism   Community Development through Tourism
Sue Beeton
Integrates community, business and tourism planning, from a global and Australian perspective.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643069626 - AU $ 49.95    
CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook   The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook
Dr John Wright, Dr Peter Osman, Peta Ashworth
Shows us exactly what we can all do as individuals to cut our energy use without cutting back on our lifestyles.

Paperback - ISBN:9781405039611 - AU $ 30.00    
Defending the Social Licence of Farming   Defending the Social Licence of Farming
Jacqueline Williams, Paul Martin
The authors document the definition of and issues associated with the 'social licence to farm'.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101593 - AU $ 49.95    
Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes   Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes
Gary W Luck, Digby Race, Rosemary Black
Examines broad and local-scale patterns of demographic change in rural landscapes.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096912 - AU $ 89.95    
Demystifying Sustainability   Demystifying Sustainability
Haydn Washington
This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved.

Paperback - ISBN:9781138812697 - AU $ 75.99    
Desert Channels   Desert Channels
Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
Combines art, science and history to explore the distinctive Desert Channels country of south-western Queensland.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643103535 - AU $ 49.95    
Desert Lake   Desert Lake
Mandy Martin, John Carty, Kim Mahood, Steve Morton
A visual and descriptive portrait of Paruku (Lake Gregory), enriched by Indigenous knowledge and the connecting medium of art.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643106284 - AU $ 59.95    
Don't Be Such a Scientist   Don't Be Such a Scientist
Randy Olson
How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597265638 - AU $ 31.95    
Double Helix Issue 01   Double Helix Issue 01

In our first issue of Double Helix we will be jetting off into space! Find out if people could live on Mars and investigate how robots are exploring the edges of the solar system.

Double Helix Issue 03   Double Helix Issue 03

See a solar plane flying round the world and solar cars racing across Australia, step into a chamber that soaks sound away, and try your hand at making cheese.

Double Helix Issue 04   Double Helix Issue 04

In issue four of Double Helix get the latest scoop on robots, including the new cute rolling robot from Star Wars!

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/04 - AU $ 8.00    
Double Helix Issue 05   Double Helix Issue 05

In issue five of Double Helix we explore crystals and minerals, look at native pets and head to the beach for summer.

Magazine - ISBN:DH01/05 - AU $ 8.00    
Explainer   The Explainer
CSIRO Publishing
A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone’s mind.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300501 - AU $ 19.95    
Food Systems Failure   Food Systems Failure
Christopher Rosin, Paul Stock, Hugh Campbell
A critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849712293 - AU $135.00    
Food, Globalization and Sustainability   Food, Globalization and Sustainability
Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld
An overview of the principal conceptual frameworks developed for understanding changes in global food production and consumption.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712613 - AU $ 69.00    
Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats   Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats
Stephen Luntz
A fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097452 - AU $ 39.95    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book or subscription to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Global Megatrends   Global Megatrends
Stefan Hajkowicz
A creative, entertaining and interesting treatise on the future of the world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301409 - AU $ 35.00    
How Life Works   How Life Works
Daphne Elliott, William Elliott
Explains the fundamentals of how life works in a captivating and accessible manner.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300471 - AU $ 29.95    
Icon in Crisis   Icon in Crisis
Ron Sandland, Graham Thompson
Charts in detail CSIRO's dramatic and successful transformation in a changing political and financial environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233390 - AU $ 49.99    
Innovation in Industrial Research   Innovation in Industrial Research
Paulo de Souza
Shows how researchers can innovate across interdisciplinary areas of industrial research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096431 - AU $ 49.95    
Integrated Mission-directed Research   Integrated Mission-directed Research
Wendy Proctor
Provides methods, case studies and lessons on the integration of different fields of scientific research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096943 - AU $ 99.95    
Inventing Millions   Inventing Millions
Simon Torok, Paul Holper
Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams.

Paperback - ISBN:9780733317149 - AU $ 24.95    
Living in a Warmer World   Living in a Warmer World
Jim Salinger
Readable, relevant and fascinating, this book examines how our changing climate will affect our everyday lives through access to food, water and even land, and how this will also impact on our health.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300280 - AU $ 35.00    
Motivating Change   Motivating Change
Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann
Focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415829786 - AU $ 92.00    
New Blueprint for a Green Economy   A New Blueprint for a Green Economy
Edward B Barbier, Anil Markandya
The book highlights the new policies and approaches needed for economic management of today's environmental concerns.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713535 - AU $ 46.00    
Open Science   Open Science
Julian Cribb, Tjempaka Sari
Practical advice on how to communicate science effectively with different audiences.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097636 - AU $ 44.95    
Out of the Scientist's Garden   Out of the Scientist's Garden
Richard Stirzaker
The garden is the lens through which we can explore how the world can manage water and feed itself.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096585 - AU $ 34.95    
Outside the Magic Square   Outside the Magic Square
Lolo Houbein
Considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743050118 - AU $ 45.00    
Pictures of Time Beneath   Pictures of Time Beneath
Kirsty Douglas
An original perspective on our understanding of place, time, nation and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097049 - AU $ 89.95    
Plastic Banknote   The Plastic Banknote
David Solomon, Tom Spurling
Describes the story of the world's first plastic banknote which we all use and take for granted.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643094277 - AU $ 39.95    
Poisoned Planet   Poisoned Planet
Julian Cribb
A poisoned planet is the price we pay for our lifestyle, but Julian Cribb shows we have the tools to clean it up and create a healthier, safer future for us all.

Paperback - ISBN:9781760110468 - AU $ 29.99    
Public Health Practice in Australia   Public Health Practice in Australia
Vivian Lin, James Smith, Sally Fawkes
Offers a thorough introduction to what public health practitioners do, and the 'effort' involved in improving the health of the public.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743314319 - AU $ 89.99    
Running Out?   Running Out?
Ruth Morgan
An engrossing environmental history that offers a new understanding of the past, this book questions our way of life as we approach an uncertain future in a drying climate.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742586236 - AU $ 34.99    
Science and Certainty   Science and Certainty
John TO Kirk
Looks at what science asks us to believe about aspects of reality, and considers the implications of accepting the scientific world view.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643093911 - AU $ 34.95    
Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words   Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words
David Lindsay
Encourages scientists to write confidently and explains the principles that make communicating research easier.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100466 - AU $ 29.95    
Shape of Green   The Shape of Green
Lance Hosey
Shows how design at all scales, from products to buildings to cities, can effectively marry art and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610910323 - AU $ 42.99    
Skeptical Economist   The Skeptical Economist
Jonathan Aldred
Challenges us all to examine the assumptions behind the economics of our current way of life.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712095 - AU $ 37.95    
Southern Surveyor   Southern Surveyor
Michael Veitch
True stories of adventure and discovery onboard the Marine National Facility's research vessel Southern Surveyor.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486302642 - AU $ 35.00    
Sprinter and Sprummer   Sprinter and Sprummer
Timothy Entwisle
Challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486302031 - AU $ 29.95    
Tackling Wicked Problems   Tackling Wicked Problems
Valerie A Brown , John A Harris , Jacqueline Y Russell
Provides a framework that will guide the design and conduct of open-ended enquiries.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844079254 - AU $ 93.99    
Tactical Urbanism   Tactical Urbanism
Mike Lydon, Anthony Garcia
Will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915267 - AU $ 34.99    
Unnatural Selection   Unnatural Selection
Emily Monosson
Explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution through the use of toxic chemicals and what we can do about it.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914987 - AU $ 39.99    
Upside Down World   Upside Down World
Penny Olsen AM
Documents how our scientific knowledge evolved, using collectors' and naturalists' journals to enhance these stories.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277060 - AU $ 39.95    
Visualizing Climate Change   Visualizing Climate Change
Stephen R J Sheppard
Using spectacular visual imagery, this book demonstrates new ways to make carbon and climate change visible in our own backyards.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078202 - AU $125.00    
Vital Signs 2013 Volume 20   Vital Signs 2013 Volume 20
The Worldwatch Institute
Documents over two dozen trends that are shaping our future in concise analyses and clear tables and graphs.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914567 - AU $ 26.99    
Water   Water
Ian Prosser
The latest information from CSIRO, providing a clear picture of the water challenges and prospects facing Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100527 - AU $ 24.95    

Related Categories
Heritage & History
Leisure & Tourism

Latest Catalogues

Stocktake Sale 2016

Natural Selection


Planning & Design


return to top of pageTop  email this page Email this page
Legal & Privacy | Contact Us | Help


© CSIRO 1996-2016