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  • Injustice by Danny Dorling
    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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  • Peak Inequality by Danny Dorling
    Peak Inequality (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Dorling brings together new material alongside a selection of his most recent writing on inequality from publications including the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, New Statesman, Financial Times and the China People's Daily. He explores whether we have now reached `peak inequality' and concludes by predicting what the future holds for Britain.

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  • Participatory research by Jo Aldridge
    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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  • The new working class by Claire Ainsley
    The new working class (English, Paperback) Claire Ainsley

    Who is working class today and how do political parties gain their support? This insightful book proposes what needs to be done to address the issues of the 'new working class'. It provides practical recommendations for political parties to reconnect with the electorate and regain trust.

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  • The education debate by Stephen J. Ball
    The education debate (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Ball

    Education policy is hard to keep track of... a problem that this book solves. In this updated edition, Ball examines new areas of focus, including the increased interest of business in education and the impact of austerity and precarity.

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  • Child development and the brain by Rob Abbott
    Child development and the brain (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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  • Exploring welfare debates by Gregory
    Exploring welfare debates (English, Paperback) Gregory

    Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.

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  • Payment by results and social impact bonds by Kevin Albertson
    Payment by results and social impact bonds (English, Hardback) Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox

    As public services budgets are cut, the `Payment by Results' (or Pay for Success) model has become a popular choice in public sector commissioning. Social Impact Bonds are a variant of Payment by Results also promoted by proponents of social (or impact) investing. But how effective are these approaches?...

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  • Why the left loses by Rob Manwaring
    Why the left loses (English, Paperback) Rob Manwaring

    Bringing together a range of leading academics and experts on social democratic politics and policy, Why the Left Loses offers an international, comparative view of the changing political landscape, examining the degree to which the centre-left project is exhausted and is able to renew its message in a neo-liberal age.

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  • Participatory practice by Margaret Ledwith
    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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  • Young, Muslim and criminal by Mohammed Qasim
    Young, Muslim and criminal (English, Paperback) Mohammed Qasim

    Qasim gained unique first-hand insight into the multifaceted lives of a group of young British male Muslims who offend after spending 4 years studying them. He unwraps their lives, explores their identities and explains what role religion and Pakistani culture play in their criminal behaviour.

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  • Re-imagining child protection by Brid Featherstone
    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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  • Understanding health policy by Rob Baggott
    Understanding health policy (English, Paperback) Rob Baggott

    This fully updated edition of a bestselling book explores the processes and institutions that make health policy, examining what constitutes health policy, where power lies, and what changes could be made to improve the quality of health policy making.

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  • Understanding global social policy by Nicola Yeates
    Understanding global social policy (English, Paperback) Nicola Yeates

    Written by a team of leading social policy analysts, this is the leading textbook in the field and provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of international actors and social policy formation in global context. It includes new chapters on global poverty and inequality, social protection, criminal justice and education.

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  • Understanding the mixed economy of welfare by Martin Powell
    Understanding the mixed economy of welfare (English, Paperback) Martin Powell

    Although state provision may have dominated in Britain since 1945, there is a growing movement towards welfare pluralism - a mixed economy of welfare - involving private, voluntary and informal sectors. This book, written by social policy and welfare experts, sheds light on this neglected area of social policy.

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  • White privilege by Kalwant Bhopal
    White privilege (English, Paperback) Kalwant Bhopal

    Why and how do those from black and minority ethnic communities continue to be marginalised? Bhopal explores how neoliberal policy-making has increased discrimination faced by those from non-white backgrounds. This important book examines the impact of race on wider issues of inequality and difference in society.

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  • Towards just and sustainable economies by Peter North
    Towards just and sustainable economies (English, Paperback) Peter North

    Academics from a range of disciplines and from a number of European and Latin American countries come together to question what it means to have a `sustainable society' and to ask what role alternative social and solidarity economies can play.

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  • Education policy by Stephen Gorard
    Education policy (English, Paperback) Stephen Gorard

    Supported by 20 years of extensive, international research, this approachable text brings invaluable insights into the underlying problems within education policy, and proposes practical solutions for a brighter future.

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  • Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century by Sally Ruane
    Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century (English, Paperback) Sally Ruane

    Amid urgent debates around the function of welfare in the post-industrial 21st Century, and how we pay for it, David Byrne and Sally Ruane deploy the concepts and analytical tools of Marxist political economy to better understand recent developments, and the possibilities they present for social change.

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  • Race, gangs and youth violence by Anthony Gunter
    Race, gangs and youth violence (English, Paperback) Anthony Gunter

    This book challenges current thinking about youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. It highlights how the street gang label is unfairly linked to Black (and urban) youth street-based lifestyles/cultures and friendship groups.

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