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14th November 2005

Dying for Justice, by George J.Miller

Centre for Land Policy Studies, Teddington, 2003, 74 pp, pb, 1 901202 04 6, £7.95.  George Miller has two convictions: that poverty causes ill health and early death, and that Read More

14th November 2005

Rethinking the Welfare State, by Martin Rein and Winfried Schmähl

Edward Elgar, 2004, 480 pp, hardback, 1 84376 102 5, £79.95 Order this book This book considers pensions in OECD countries, in the transition economies of Eastern Europe, and in Read More

14th November 2005

The Origins of Universal Grants: An Anthology of Historical Writings on Basic Capital and Basic Income, by John Cunliffe and Guido Erreygers (eds.)

Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, xxix + 179 pp, hardback, 1 4039 1896 1, £50 Order this book This is a marvellous resource for anyone interested in the history of the Citizen’s Read More

14th November 2005

Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe: Minimum protection from an economic perspective, by Didier Fouarge

Edward Elgar, 2004, 264 pp, hardback, 1 84376 605 1, £59.95 Order this book Whilst member states of the European Union, and especially those in the Eurozone, have agreed to Read More

14th November 2005

Welfare Measurement in Imperfect Markets, by Thomas Aronsson, Karl-Gustaf Löfgren and Kenneth Backlund

Edward Elgar, 2004, viii + 196 pp, hardback, 1 84064 779 5, £59.95 Order this book If you are interested in the way in which we keep our national accounts Read More

14th November 2005

One Hundred Years of Poverty and Policy, by Howard Glennerster, John Hills, David Piachaud and Jo Webb

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, 2004, paperback, 188 pp., 1 85935 221 9, £8.95 Order this book One Hundred Years of Poverty and Policy traces the development of the concerns of Read More

14th November 2005

A More Equal Society? by John Hills and Kitty Stewart (eds)

Policy Press, Bristol, 2004, 408 pp, paperback 1 8613 4577 1, £15.99, hardback 1 8613 4578 X, £44. Now avaibale in paper back £19.99. Order this book When Labour was Read More

14th November 2005

Justice and Democracy, by Keith Dowding, Robert E. Goodin and Carole Pateman (eds.)

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004, paperback, 0521545439, £14.99, hardback, 0521836956, £40 Now avaiable in paper back £15.99. Order this book This series of essays is a ‘festschrift’ in honour of Read More

14th November 2005

Poverty, by Ruth Lister

Polity Press, Cambridge, 2004, xi + 238 pp, paperback, 0 7456 2564 9, £14.99 Oder this book You might think there was nothing new to say about poverty. You might Read More

14th June 2005

Welfare Policy from Below: Struggles against social exclusion in Europe, by Heinz Steinert and Arno Pilgram (eds.)

Ashgate, Aldershot, 2003, 304 pp, hb, 0 7546 3063 3, £45. Order this book This book is the result of a three-year EU-sponsored collaboration between twenty researchers from eight university Read More