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  • Cultivating Food Justice by Alison Hope Alkon
    Cultivating Food Justice (English, Paperback) Alison Hope Alkon

    Documents how racial and social inequalities are built into our food system, and how communities are creating environmentally sustainable and socially just alternatives.

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  • Know Your Place
    Know Your Place (English, Paperback)
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  • Engines of Privilege by David Kynaston
    Engines of Privilege (English, Hardback) David Kynaston, Francis Green

    A rigorous, compelling and balanced examination of the British private school system and the lifetime inequalities it entrenches

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  • Hired by James Bloodworth
    Hired (English, Paperback) James Bloodworth

    A compelling and ground-breaking piece of narrative journalism that gets right to the heart of divided Britain and its dysfunctional jobs climate.

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  • Hired by James Bloodworth
    Hired (English, Paperback) James Bloodworth

    A compelling and ground-breaking piece of narrative journalism that gets right to the heart of divided Britain and its dysfunctional jobs climate.

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  • Posh Boys by Robert Verkaik
    Posh Boys (English, Hardback) Robert Verkaik

    If we care about inequality, we have to talk about private schools

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  • If Only They Didn't Speak English by Jon Sopel
    If Only They Didn't Speak English (English, Paperback) Jon Sopel

    "You see, if only they didn't speak English in America, then we'd treat it as a foreign country - and probably understand it better"--Page [4] of cover.

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  • The Uses of Literacy by Richard Hoggart
    The Uses of Literacy (English, Paperback) Richard Hoggart

    When a society becomes more affluent, does it lose other values? Are the skills that education and literacy gave millions wasted on consuming pop culture? Do the media coerce us into a world of the superficial and the material - or can they be a force for good? This book asks these questions.

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  • The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes by Jonathan Rose
    The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (English, Paperback) Jonathan Rose

    Presents the history of the British working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century. This title discovers which books people read, how they educated themselves, and what they knew. It includes a preface that uncovers the author's journey into labour history, and its link to intellectual history.

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  • Chavs by Owen Jones
    Chavs (English, Paperback) Owen Jones

    Bestselling investigation into the myth and reality of working-class life in contemporary Britain

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  • As Black As Resistance by William C. Anderson
    As Black As Resistance (English, Paperback) William C. Anderson, Zoe Samudzi

    Both theoretical and pragmatic, this refreshingly savvy book charts a course for the Black Lives Matter generation.

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  • Life at the Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple
    Life at the Bottom (English, Paperback) Theodore Dalrymple

    A searing account of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does, written by a British psychiatrist.

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  • People Like Me by Lynn Ruane
    People Like Me (English, Paperback) Lynn Ruane

    An inspirational memoir about family, class and identity from one of the rising stars of Irish politics.

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  • Social Class in the 21st Century by Mike Savage
    Social Class in the 21st Century (Paperback) Mike Savage

    Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain today? How has the meaning of class changed? What does this mean for social mobility and inequality? This title looks beyond the labels to explore how and why our society is changing and what this means for the people who find themselves in the margins as well as in the centre.

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  • Annihilation of Caste by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
    Annihilation of Caste (English, Paperback) Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

    One of the most important, yet neglected, works of Indian political writing with an extensive introduction by the author of 'The God of Small Things'.

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  • Class and Psychoanalysis by Joanna Ryan
    Class and Psychoanalysis (English, Paperback) Joanna Ryan

    Does psychoanalysis have anything to say about the emotional landscapes of class? How can class-inclusive psychoanalytic projects, historic and contemporary, inform theory and practice? Class and psychoanalysis are unusual bedfellows, but this original book shows how much is to be gained by exploring their relationship. Joanna Ryan provides a comprehensively researched and challenging overview in...

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  • Social Mobility and Education in Britain by Erzsebet Bukodi
    Social Mobility and Education in Britain (English, Paperback) Erzsebet Bukodi, John H. Goldthorpe

    A comprehensive examination of social mobility and education in Britain that exposes the prevailing misconception in political and policy circles of social mobility in decline. For students, researchers, policymakers, and anyone interested in the issues surrounding social inequality, social mobility and education.

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  • Uberland by Alex Rosenblat
    Uberland (English, Hardback) Alex Rosenblat

    A technology ethnographer chronicles the lives of Uber drivers in 25 cities North American cities, describing their working conditions and experiences as well as discussing the enormous impact the billion-dollar company has a variety of social issues. 8,470 first printing.

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  • Entitled by Chris Bryant
    Entitled (English, Paperback) Chris Bryant

    "A proudly partisan history of the British aristocracy - which scores some shrewd hits against the upper class themselves, and the nostalgia of the rest of us for their less endearing eccentricities.

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  • The Precariat by Guy Standing
    The Precariat (English, Paperback) Guy Standing

    First published in 2011 The Precariat is the hugely influential first account of an emerging class of people facing insecurity, moving in and out of precarious work that gives little meaning to their lives. Standing warns that the growth of the precariat is producing instabilities in society. Its internal divisions have led to the villainization of migrants and other vulnerable groups and some are...

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