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  • Hunger pains
    Hunger pains (English, Paperback) Kayleigh Garthwaite

    We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to get emergency food, and what's in the food parcel? This is a powerful insight into the harsh reality of foodbank use from the inside.

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  • Understanding childhood
    Understanding childhood (English, Paperback) Mary Jane Kehily

    Understanding childhood is a fresh look at how childhood has changed in recent years and reveals how children's needs and experiences have achieved a new visibility

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  • The future of development
    The future of development (English, Paperback) Gustavo Esteva, Salvatore J. Babones

    This book explains the origins of development and underdevelopment and offers a new vision for development, demystifying the statistics that international organizations use to measure development and introducing the alternative concept of buen vivir: the state of living well.

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  • Injustice
    Injustice (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has collapsed in the last five years. In this fully rewritten and updated edition of Injustice, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society.

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  • Why we can't afford the rich
    Why we can't afford the rich (English, Paperback) Andrew Sayer

    Why we can't afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others. With an updated Afterword, Andrew Sayer shows how the rich worldwide have increased their ability to hide their wealth, create indebtedness and expand their political influence.

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  • The rise of the Right
    The rise of the Right (English, Paperback) Simon Winlow

    This book is the first to offer an uncompromising look at the English Defence League (EDL), aiming to alter thinking about working-class politics and the rise of right-wing nationalism in de-industrialised English towns and cities.

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  • Community development in action
    Community development in action (English, Paperback) Margaret Ledwith

    This exciting and practical book is filled to the brim with useful ideas for busy practitioners. Building on the work of Paulo Freire, theories are presented in interesting and straightforward ways to provide an everyday reference for practice.

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  • Health divides
    Health divides (English, Paperback) Clare Bambra

    Clare Bambra examines the social, environmental, economic and political causes of health inequalities, how they have evolved over time and what they are like today. Revealing gaps in life expectancy of up to 25 years between places just a few miles apart, this important book demonstrates that where you live can kill you.

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  • Austerity bites
    Austerity bites (English, Paperback) Mary O'Hara

    This timely book by award-winning journalist Mary O'Hara chronicles the true impact of austerity on people at the sharp end of the cuts, based on her 12-month journey around the country in 2012 and 2013 and fully updated for the paperback edition

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  • Good times, bad times
    Good times, bad times (English, Paperback) John Hills

    This ground-breaking book uses extensive research and survey evidence to challenge the myth that the population divides into those who benefit from the welfare state and those who pay into it. It shows that all of us rely on the welfare state throughout our lifetimes, not just a small 'welfare-dependent' minority.

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  • Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement
    Madness, Distress and the Politics of Disablement (English, Paperback)

    An exploration of the relationship between madness, distress and disability, bringing together leading scholars and activists from Europe, North America, Australia and India.

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  • Social policy
    Social policy (English, Paperback) Paul Spicker

    This fully revised, updated and extended edition of a bestselling social policy textbook is extensively reworked and adapted to meet the needs of its international readership. Laying out the architecture of social policy as a field of study, it provides a sense of the scope, range and purpose of the subject.

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  • Child Development and the Brain: An Introduction 2015
    Child Development and the Brain: An Introduction 2015 (English, Paperback) Rob Abbott, Esther Burkitt

    Packed full of images, case studies, reflection points, this accessibly written textbook is designed to introduce undergraduate students on social science courses to the science behind the brain.

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  • Participatory research
    Participatory research (English, Paperback) Jo Aldridge

    This book examines the nature of participatory research in the social sciences and its role in increasing participation among vulnerable or marginalised populations. It examines the ways in which inclusion and collaboration in research can be enhanced among vulnerable participants, and shows how useful it can be with these groups.

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  • Understanding health and social care
    Understanding health and social care (English, Paperback) Jon Glasby

    This engaging and accessible text, now in its third edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to health and social care. This new edition has been updated to cover recent developments, including the integrated care agenda, potential regional devolution and austerity.

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  • Re-imagining child protection
    Re-imagining child protection (English, Paperback) Brid Featherstone, Susan White

    This book challenges the current child protection culture and calls for family-minded humane practice where children are understood as relational beings, parents are recognized as people with needs and hopes and families as carrying extraordinary capacities for care and protection.

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  • Research Justice
    Research Justice (English, Paperback) Andrew J. Jolivette

    This is the first book to take a radical approach to socially just, community centred research. Challenging traditional models for conducting social science research within marginalized populations, it examines the relationships between research, knowledge construction, and political power/legitimacy in society.

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  • Getting By
    Getting By (English, Paperback) Lisa McKenzie

    Lisa Mckenzie lived on the notorious St Ann's estate in Nottingham for more than 20 years. Her `insider' status enables us to hear the stories of its residents, often wary of outsiders, to give a unique account of life in poor communities in contemporary Britain.

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  • The Story of Baby P
    The Story of Baby P (English, Paperback) Ray Jones

    This book is the first to tell what happened to 'Baby P', how the story was told by the media and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. It makes a crucial contribution to the topic.

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  • Participatory practice
    Participatory practice (English, Paperback) Margaret Ledwith, Jane Springett

    This exciting book is a pioneering work of integrated praxis, situating theory within a participatory worldview and grounding practice in the important issues of our times - social justice and sustainability. The book will be of interest to both academics and community-based practitioners.

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