Publishing with a purpose

Kayleigh Garthwaite

Kayleigh Garthwaite is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geography at Durham University, exploring issues of health inequalities, welfare reform and austerity through ethnographic research. She is co-author of Poverty and insecurity: life in 'low-pay, no-pay' Britain (Policy Press, 2012), winner of the 2013 British Academy Peter Townsend Award.
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Poverty and Insecurity

Life in Low-Pay, No-Pay Britain

This book is the first of its kind to examine the relationship between social exclusion, poverty and the labour market. It challenges long-standing and dominant myths about ‘the workless’ and ‘the poor’, by exploring close-up the lived realities of life in low-pay, no-pay Britain.

Policy Press

Hunger Pains

Life inside Foodbank Britain

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.

Policy Press