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5th January 2017

Centre for Social Justice, Reforming Contributory Benefits

Centre for Social Justice (no editor), Reforming Contributory Benefits, Centre for Social Justice, 2016, www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk/library/reforming-contributory-benefits This report on a discussion that took place in July 2016 raises an important issue: Read More

5th January 2017

Schneider, Pottenger and King, The Distribution of Wealth

Michael Schneider, Mike Pottenger and John E. King, The Distribution of Wealth: Growing inequality? 2nd edition, Edward Elgar, 2016, xiii + 214 pp, 1 78347 643 5, hbk, £75 The Read More

4th January 2017

Muschert, Klocke, Perrucci and Shefner (eds), Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2016

Glenn Muschert, Brian Klocke, Robert Perrucci, and Jon Shefner (eds), Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2016, Policy Press, 2016, 1 4473 3288 6, pbk, xiii + 134 pp, £9.99. Read More

4th December 2016

Kayleigh Garthwaite, Hunger Pains

Kayleigh Garthwaite, Hunger Pains: Life inside foodbank Britain, Policy Press, 2016, xi + 195 pp, 1 4473 2911 4, pbk, £14.99 If the Policy Press, the British Film Institute, and Read More

4th December 2016

Malcolm Torry, The Feasibility of Citizen’s Income, a review by Anthony Painter

Malcolm Torry, The Feasibility of Citizen’s Income, Palgrave Macmillan, xxix + 286 pp, 1 137 53077 6, hbk, £82 Two years ago, the notion that there would be an active Read More

29th November 2016

Eichhorst and Marx (eds), Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets

Werner Eichhorst and Paul Marx (eds), Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets: An occupational perspective, Edward Elgar, 2015, xii + 435 pp, 1 78100 171 4, hbk, £105, 1 78643 Read More

29th November 2016

Ralph Fevre, Individualism and Inequality

Ralph Fevre, Individualism and Inequality: The future of work and politics, Edward Elgar, 2016, ix + 310 pp, 1 78471 650 9, hbk, £80 Fevre’s thesis is that the individualism Read More

28th November 2016

Stoker and Evans, Evidence-based Policy Making in the Social Sciences

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans, Evidence-based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods that matter, Policy Press, 2016, xii + 312 pp, hbk, 0 4473 2936 7, £75, pbk, 0 Read More

28th November 2016

Lodge, Carnell and Coleman, The New Age of Ageing

Caroline Lodge, Eileen Carnell and Arianne Coleman, The New Age of Ageing: How society needs to change, Policy Press, 2016, 0 4473 2683 0, pbk, ix + 276 pp, £14.99 Read More

28th November 2016

Kati Kuitto, Post-communist Welfare States in European Context

Kati Kuitto, Post-communist Welfare States in European Context: Patterns of Welfare Policies in Central and Eastern Europe, Edward Elgar, 2016, vii + 210 pp, hbk, 1 78471 197 9, £65 Read More

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