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Housing & homelessness

Products In Housing & homelessness (Total Products 54, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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Municipal dreams
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A narrative history of council housing-from slums to the Grenfell TowerUrgent, timely and compelling, Municipal Dreams brilliantly brings the national...
The salt path
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_________The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastli...

The road to Wigan Pier
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A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s...
Hunger pains
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WINNER OF THE BRITISH ACADEMY PETER TOWNSEND PRIZE 2017 Welcome to Foodbank Britain, where emergency food provision is an increasingly visible and co...

Rethinking the economics of land and housing
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Why are house prices in many advanced economies rising faster than incomes? Why isn't land and location taught or seen as important in modern economic...
Island story
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What is life like in England? Island Story weaves history and ideas telling a story of rebellion (think Brexit) and retail parks, migration and inerti...

The principles of housing
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The Principles of Housing is an engaging and discursive introduction to the key topics within housing studies. Whereas many books get bogged down in c...
The melody
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From the Man Booker shortlisted author of Harvest.Alfred Busi, famed in his town for his music and songs, is mourning the recent death of his wife and...

Inequality and the 1%
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Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the hav...
Down and out in Paris and London
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Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic account of life on the streetsTo be poor and destitute in 1920s Paris and London ...

The Stepney Doorstep Society
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The unsung and remarkable stories of the women who held London's East End together during not one, but two world wars. Meet Minksy, Gladys, Beatty, Jo...
The price of inequality
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Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz explains why we are experiencing such destructively high levels of inequality - and why this is not inevitable The top...

Encountering poverty
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Encountering Poverty challenges mainstream frameworks of global poverty by going beyond the claims that poverty is a problem that can be solved throug...
The road to Wigan pier
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A searing account of George Orwell's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, T...

Rife
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Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job oppor...
Social exclusion, compound trauma and recovery
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Responding to the growing number of psychologically-informed services for people experiencing social exclusion and, in particular, homelessness, this ...

Young and homeless
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Why do young people become homeless, and what might be done about it? This new study is important reading for academics and students of education, soc...
It's basic income
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Is a Universal Basic Income the answer to an increasingly precarious job landscape? Could it bring greater financial freedom for women, tackle the i...

Ground control
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In Ground Control Anna Minton reveals the untested - and unwanted - urban planning that is changing not only our cities, but the nature of public spac...
Homesick
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The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.*LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE**'You will marvel a...