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15th August 2016

A new Fabian report, Changing Work

Yvette Cooper MP (ed.), Changing Work: Progressive ideas for the modern world of work, Fabian Society, 2016, 0 7163 4127 7, pbk, xviii + 90 pp, £9.95, or online free of Read More

3rd August 2016

Stephen Sinclair, Introduction to Social Policy Analysis

Stephen Sinclair, Introduction to Social Policy Analysis: Illuminating welfare, Policy Press, 2016, vi + 182 pp, 1 4473 1391 5, hbk, £70, 1 4473 1392 2, pbk, £19.99 The author Read More

3rd August 2016

Maximilian Sommer, A Feasible Basic Income Scheme for Germany

Maximilian Sommer, A Feasible Basic Income Scheme for Germany: Effects on labour supply, poverty, and income inequality, Springer, 2016, 978 3 319 24062 6, hbk, xxi + 198 pp, £90 Read More

16th June 2016

Sally Witcher, Inclusive Equality: A vision for social justice

Sally Witcher, Inclusive Equality: A vision for social justice, Policy Press, 2015, 1 44730 004 5, pbk, x + 238 pp, £24.99 This is a ‘big picture’ book: a brave Read More

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

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