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50% off selected titles until 9 June

50% off selected titles until 9 June

26 May 2017
We are giving you the opportunity to buy books that address the key policy issues that all parties should be focusing on, offering the latest research, alternatives and solutions. Browse books on offer here
The Lady is not for Wobbling: Mrs May, social care and spending political capital

The Lady is not for Wobbling: Mrs May, social care and spending political capital

26 May 2017
When is a wobble not a wobble? This might not seem the most obvious question to be asking in the context of the current General Election campaign but that’s exactly what makes it so important. Read more on our blog
Election focus: Missing the point – education in the #GE2017 manifestos

Election focus: Missing the point – education in the #GE2017 manifestos

24 May 2017
Stephen Ball, author of the best-selling The education debate (third edition out in August) gives a passionate take on how the party manifestos are missing what should be at the heart of education policy. Read more on our blog
Election focus: Avoiding Another Failed NHS Experiment

Election focus: Avoiding Another Failed NHS Experiment

22 May 2017
In the next post in our Election Focus series, David Hunter, author of The health debate, explains that the election must not become an excuse for shelving much needed health system transformation. Read more on our blog
Election focus: The General Election and Brexit – diversion, divisions and tactics

Election focus: The General Election and Brexit – diversion, divisions and tactics

19 May 2017
In the next piece in our election focus series, Janice Morphet looks at the impact of the general Election’s delay to Brexit negotiations, questions that aren’t being answered, how each party are approaching Brexit in their campaigns and the significance of tactical voting. Read more on our blog
Election focus: Manifestos on welfare should be about engagement, dignity and respect

Election focus: Manifestos on welfare should be about engagement, dignity and respect

16 May 2017
In this blog post, part of our Election Focus series, Ruth Patrick offers suggestions for what should be included in party manifestos on welfare reform, based on the six years of research into individuals’ experiences of social security and welfare reform in her book, For whose benefit? Read more on our blog
Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

Celebrating 25 years of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice with a FREE anniversary article

15 May 2017
In celebration of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice’s 25th anniversary, editors Rod Hick and Gill Main reflect on the achievements of the journal and release a selection of articles free to download for the remainder of 2017. Read more on our blog
Election focus: how can the Left re-engage the people?

Election focus: how can the Left re-engage the people?

12 May 2017
In the second of our blog pieces focusing on the fast-approaching General Election, Simon Winlow, co-author of The rise of the right asks how it can be that, against a background of social, financial and environmental catastrophe, a political party dedicated to the neoliberalism seem set to secure a large majority. How can the Left get the people on side again? Read more on our blog
Election focus: Housing policy predictions & radical solutions

Election focus: Housing policy predictions & radical solutions

11 May 2017
In this piece, Duncan Bowie, author of Radical solutions to the housing supply crisis looks at what housing policies may be included in the party manifestos and explains the radical solutions we need. Read more on our blog
The perversity in planning

The perversity in planning

10 May 2017
Adam Sheppard, co-author of The essential guide to planning law, discusses planning policy and, in particular, the Prior Approval system and how this affects the delivery of homes in our communities. Read more on our blog