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4th June 2018

£10,000 for 25-year-olds

On the 2nd April 2018, the Institute for Public Policy Research published a report, Our Common Wealth, which recommends that a Citizens’ Wealth Fund should be established, which by 2013 Read More

12th May 2018

Lansley, McCann and Schifferes, Remodelling Capitalism

Stewart Lansley, Duncan McCann and Steve Schifferes, Remodelling Capitalism: How social wealth funds could transform Britain, Friends Provident, 2018, 56 pp, free to download from here The first lines of Read More

4th April 2018

Deeming and Smyth (eds), Reframing Global Social Policy

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth (eds), Reframing Global Social Policy: Social investment for sustainable and inclusive growth, Policy Press, 2017, xv + 350 pp, 1 4473 3249 7, hbk, £90 Read More

4th April 2018

Chris Hughes, Fair Shot

Chris Hughes, Fair Shot: Rethinking inequality and how we earn, Bloomsbury, 2018, 214 pp, 1 4088 9979 3, hbk, £12.99 This is two books, deftly woven into one. It is Read More

4th April 2018

van Oorschot, Roosa, Meuleman,and Reeskens, The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare

Wim van Oorschot, Femke Roosa, Bart Meuleman and Tim Reeskens, The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare: Attitudes to welfare deservingness, Edward Elgar, 2017, xviii + 366 pp, hbk, 1 78536 Read More

4th April 2018

Otto, Walker and Ziegler (eds), Capability-promoting Policies

Hans-Uwe Otto, Melanie Walker and Holger Ziegler (eds), Capability-promoting Policies: Enhancing individual and social development, Policy Press, xiii + 317 pp, 1 4473 3431 6, hbk, £90 ‘Opportunities to flourish’ Read More

4th April 2018

Bruce Nixon, The 21st Century Revolution

Bruce Nixon, The 21st Century Revolution: A call to greatness, Acorn Independent Press, 291 pp, 1 911079 03 3, pbk, £9.99 In one sense there is nothing new about this Read More

4th April 2018

William Kingston, How Capitalism Destroyed Itself

William Kingston, How Capitalism Destroyed Itself: Technology displaced by financial innovation, Edward Elgar, 2017, ix + 174 pp, 1 78536 773 1, hbk, £65 Capitalism is so much a part Read More

4th April 2018

Kennett and Lendvai-Bainton, Handbook of European Social Policy

Patricia Kennett and Noemi Lendvai-Bainton, Handbook of European Social Policy, Edward Elgar, 2017, xviii + 458 pp, hbk, 1 78347 645 9, £160 According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a Read More

4th April 2018

Bent Greve, Technology and the Future of Work

Bent Greve, Technology and the Future of Work: The impact on labour markets and welfare states, Edward Elgar, 2017, ix + 153 pp, 1 78643 428 9, hbk, £65 This Read More

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