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Our monographs, multi-authored and edited works include original scholarly research, thorough and structured reviews of important subjects and engaging works that push forward the boundaries of the disciplines in which we publish.

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Reinventing social solidarity across Europe

Edited by Marion Ellison

This valuable collection is the first to identify how social solidarity across Europe is being re-invented from below and redefined from above.

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Social Inclusion and Higher Education

Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book is about the experiences of students in institutions of higher education from 'non-traditional' backgrounds with contributions from the UK, the USA and Australia which reveal that the issues surrounding the inclusion of 'non-traditional' students are broadly similar in different countries.

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Work, Health and Wellbeing

The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

This multi-disciplinary volume brings together original research from diverse disciplinary backgrounds investigating how we can define and operationalise a bio-psychosocial model of ill-health to improve work participation in middle and later life.

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Polish Families and Migration since EU Accession

In a vivid account of every stage of the migration process, this topical book presents new research that looks in-depth at Polish migration to the UK, in particular the lives of working-class Polish families in the West of England.

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Deviance and inequality in Japan

Japanese youth and foreign migrants

This book explores state controls in Japan, focusing on the interrelation of inequality and deviance of youth and migrant groups which leads to crime.

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Faith-Based Organisations and Exclusion in European Cities

This timely book explores the role played by faith-based organisations (FBOs), which are growing in importance in the provision of social services in the European context.

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Migrants and Their Money

Surviving Financial Exclusion

This original and topical book tells the untold stories of migrants' experiences of, and responses to, financial exclusion in London.

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Biography and Turning Points in Europe and America

This sociological collection advances the argument that the concept of a "turning point" expands our understanding of life experiences from a descriptive to a deeper and more abstract level of analysis.

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Transitions to Parenthood in Europe

A Comparative Life Course Perspective

This book takes a life course perspective, analysing and comparing the biographies of mothers and fathers in seven European countries in context.

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Social Work on Trial

The Colwell Inquiry and the State of Welfare

This book describes the local and national politics, professional concerns and public interest that surrounded the inquiry following the death of Maria Colwell in 1973.

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Gypsies and Travellers in Housing

The Decline of Nomadism

This is the first published research from the UK to address the neglected topic of the increasing settlement of Gypsies and Travellers in conventional housing. It highlights the complex and emergent tensions and dynamics inherent when policy and popular discourse combine to frame ethnic populations within a narrative of movement.

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Disability and Poverty

A global challenge

Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book explores the lived realities of people with disabilities from across the developing world and examines how the coping strategies of individuals and families emerge in different contexts.

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