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New Health and Care System: Escaping the Invisible Asylum

Paperback, 12/02/2018, £19.99
This book outlines a new, human focussed model for public services - an approach focused on achieving and maintaining wellbeing, rather than on reacting to crisis or attempting to `fix' people.

It's Basic Income: The global debate

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £15.99
Experts, well known figures and key thinkers from across the world explore the concept of a Universal Basic Income. Including international case studies, this engaging book provides an indispensable guide to an innovative policy idea, and contributes to wider conversations about the future of work and the role of welfare in the 21st Century.

Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain's Poorest Towns

Hardback, 07/05/2019, £14.99
`Kerry Hudson blew me away, opened my eyes...' Philippa Perry, bestselling author of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read`Compelling, fascinating and well-written, undeniably grim but peppered with humour and tenderness' Kit de Waal

Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience

Paperback, 11/10/2018, £20.00
A photographic ethnography book that features the stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by social issues such as austerity, Brexit, deindustrialisation, nationalism and cuts to public services.

Origins of the British welfare state

7, 27/05/2004, £34.99
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of social welfare and social policy in Britain before the modern welfare state. It examines the role played by voluntary social provision (including self-help and mutual aid), as well as the growth of state intervention, in meeting welfare needs.


Paperback, 15/10/2004, £15.99
Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world.

Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £12.99
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