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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

28th November 2016

Fenger, Hudson and Needham, Social Policy Review 28

Menno Fenger, John Hudson and Catherine Needham, Social Policy Review 28: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2016, Policy Press in association with the Social Policy Association, 2016, ix + Read More

28th November 2016

Mary Mellor, Debt or Democracy

Mary Mellor, Debt or Democracy: Public money for sustainability and social justice,  Pluto Press, 2016, vii + 215 pp, pbk, 0 7453 3554 4, £17. Mary Mellor’s new book sets Read More

28th November 2016

Lorenzi and Berrebi, A Violent World

Jean-Hervé Lorenzi and Mickaël Berrebi, A Violent World: Modern threats to economic stability, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, vi + 182 pp, 1 137 58992 7, hbk, £19.99 The authors’ simple message Read More

28th November 2016

Halvorsen and Hvinden (eds), Combating Poverty in Europe

Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden (eds), Combating Poverty in Europe: Active inclusion in a multi-level and multi-actor context, Edward Elgar, 2016, 1 78471 217 4, hbk, xiii + 236 pp, Read More

28th November 2016

Freeman and Mirilovic (eds), Handbook on Migration and Social Policy

Gary P. Freeman and Nikola Mirilovic (eds), Handbook on Migration and Social Policy, Edward Elgar, 2016, 1 78347 628 2, hbk, x + 481 pp, £170 This substantial volume really Read More

16th November 2016

Guy Standing, The Corruption of Capitalism

Guy Standing, The Corruption of Capitalism: Why rentiers thrive and work does not pay, Biteback Publishing, 2016, xv + 352 pp, 1 78590 044 0, hbk, £17.99 It would be Read More

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