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Publishing with Purpose


Our photobooks put a lens up to lives dealing with and standing up against social injustice, offering new ways of seeing social issues.

Browse our photobooks below, including the ethnography Invisible Britain from documentary film maker Paul Sng whose photo exhibition and documentary toured the UK, and Generation Share where author events across India, USA and Europe shared the stories of the global contributors. Children Framing Childhoods by Wendy Luttrell includes young people’s own photographs, videos, and perspectives over time.

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Invisible Britain

Portraits of Hope and Resilience

Edited by Paul Sng

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.

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Generation Share

The Change-Makers Building the Sharing Economy

Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy. Through stunning photography, social commentary and interviews, Generation Share showcases extraordinary stories demonstrating the power of sharing.

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Children Framing Childhoods

Working-Class Kids’ Visions of Care

Based on a unique longitudinal study and offering a critical visual methodology of “collaborative seeing”, this book shows how a diverse community of young people in Worcester, MA used cameras at different ages (10, 12, 16, 18) to capture the centrality of care in their lives, homes and classrooms.

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