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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

13th October 2016

Bergh, Bilsson and Waldenström, Sick of Inequality?

Andreas Bergh, Therese Bilsson and Daniel Waldenström, Sick of Inequality? An introduction to the relationship between inequality and health, Edward Elgar, 2016, viii + 161 pp, 1 78536 420 4, Read More

13th October 2016

Peter Beresford, All our Welfare

Peter Beresford, All our Welfare: Towards participatory social policy, Policy Press, 2016, x + 445 pp, 1 44732 893 3, hbk, £75, 1 44732 894 0, pbk, £23.99 One of Read More

13th October 2016

Paul Auerbach, Socialist Optimism

Paul Auerbach, Socialist Optimism: An alternative political economy for the twenty-first century, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, x + 522 pp, 1 137 56394 1, hbk, £85, 1 137 56395 8, pbk, Read More

21st September 2016

Svendsen and Svendsen, Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen and Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State: Explaining the flight of the bumblebee, Edward Elgar, 2016, viii + 156 pp, hbk, Read More

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