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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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Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity

A European Perspective

This edited volume investigates the changing patterns of labour market and unemployment policies in EU member states during the period since the politics of austerity took hold in 2010.

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Social Policy Review 29

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in association with the SPA, this edition presents an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past 12 months, from a group of internationally renowned authors.

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Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship

Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain

Offers a rare and vivid insight into the everyday lives, attitudes and behaviours of the rich as well as the poor across the UK, demonstrating how those marginalised and validated by the existing welfare system make sense of the prevailing socio-political settlement and their own position within it.

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Indigeneity: A Politics of Potential

Australia, Fiji and New Zealand

This is the first comprehensive integration of political theory to explain indigenous politics. It assesses how indigenous and liberal political theories interact to consider the policy implications of the indigenous right to self-determination.

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Why We Need a Citizen’s Basic Income

This fully updated and revised edition of Money for everyone includes new material to move the debate around Basic Income on from one of desirability to that of feasibility and implementation.

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The Harms of Work

An Ultra-Realist Account of the Service Economy

This book discusses workplace harm through an ultra-realist lens and examines the connection between individuals, their working conditions and management culture. It investigates the reorganisation of labour markets and the shift to flexibility and highlights working conditions and organisational practices within which multiple harms occur.

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Supporting Children when Parents Separate

Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

A fresh approach to supporting children who experience parental separation and divorce. Murch argues for preventative intervention which responds to children's worries when they first present them, without waiting until things have gone badly wrong.

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Border Harms and Everyday Violence

A Prison Island in Europe

The Greek island of Lesvos is frequently the subject of news reports on the refugee ‘crisis’. Drawing on her experiences as an activist in Lesvos refugee camps, Iliadou considers the impacts of EU deterrence policies and highlights the global responsibility for safeguarding refugees’ human rights.

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Unpaid Care Policies in the UK

Rights, Resources and Relationships

This book examines policies on unpaid care in the UK since the 1990 NHS and Community Care Act, questioning why, after decades of policies and strategies, unpaid care remains in a marginal position in the social care system and in society more broadly, as demonstrated during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Philanthropic Response to Disasters

Gifts, Givers and Consequences

This book is a step toward curating our existing knowledge in the emerging field of ‘disaster philanthropy’. It aims to build a robust base for future research, practice and public policy, whilst recognising that philanthropic responses to disasters are complex, conditional and subject to change.

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Gender-based Violence and Rurality in the 21st Century

Interdisciplinary Approaches

Gender-based violence (GBV) and its relationship to rurality is a challenging topic and this edited collection provides an innovative analysis of GBV in rural communities. The book explores patterns of violence in addition to GBV education and prevention, concluding with best practices to positively affect the lives of survivors.

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Experiences of Punishment, Abuse and Justice by Women and Families

Volume 2

Shedding light on the challenges and experiences of women and families within the criminal justice system, this book considers issues of intersectionality, violence and gender. Accessible to both academics and practitioners and with real-world policy recommendations, this collection demonstrates how positive change can be achieved.

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