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16th June 2016

Simone Scherger (ed.), Paid Work Beyond Pension Age: Comparative perspectives

Simone Scherger (ed.), Paid Work Beyond Pension Age: Comparative perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan, 1 137 42513 2, hbk, xviii + 319 pp, 2015, £65 This thoroughly researched collection of chapters from Read More

14th June 2016

Howard Reed and Stewart Lansley, Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come?

Howard Reed and Stewart Lansley, Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come?  Compass, 2016, 35 pp, free to download here.  This new report from Compass is a most Read More

1st June 2016

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving (eds), Social Policy in Times of Austerity

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving (eds), Social Policy in Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare, Policy Press, 2015, ix + 185 pp, 1 44731 Read More

1st June 2016

Liam Foster, Anne Brunton, Chris Deeming and Tina Haux (eds), In Defence of Welfare 2

Liam Foster, Anne Brunton, Chris Deeming and Tina Haux (eds), In Defence of Welfare 2, Policy Press, in association with the Social Policy Association, 2015, 1 4473 2792 9, pbk, Read More

1st June 2016

Nigel Keohane and Ryan Shorthouse, Sink or Swim? The impact of the Universal Credit

Nigel Keohane and Ryan Shorthouse, Sink or Swim? The impact of the Universal Credit, Social Market Foundation, 2012, 1 904899 79 X, pbk, 130 pp, £10 This report from the Read More

13th May 2016

Andrew Gamble, Can the Welfare State Survive?

Andrew Gamble, Can the Welfare State Survive? Polity, 2016, 0 7456 9874 8, pbk, vi + 125 pp, £9.99 This concise and well-argued book sets out from a broad European Read More

6th May 2016

Andrew Sayer, Why We Can’t Afford the Rich

Andrew Sayer, Why We Can’t Afford the Rich, Policy Press, 2015, 1 44732 079 1, hbk, xi + 433 pp, £19.99 The rich are getting richer: their incomes are streaking Read More

6th May 2016

Stewart Lansley, A Sharing Economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books

Stewart Lansley, A Sharing Economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books, Policy Press, 2016, xii + 150 pp, pbk, 1 44733 143 8, £9.99 Read More

6th May 2016

Daniel Dorling, Injustice: Why Social Inequality Persists

Daniel Dorling, Injustice: Why Social Inequality Persists, second edition, Policy Press, 2015, xxi + 473 pp, pbk, 1 4473 2075 3, £9.99 This is essentially the same book as the Read More

12th April 2016

Paul Mason, Postcapitalism: A Guide to our Future

Paul Mason, Postcapitalism: A Guide to our Future, Allen Lane/Penguin, 2015, 1 846 14738 8, hbk, xxi + 242 pp, £16.99 The thesis of Paul Mason’s book is simple and Read More

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