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Housing & homelessness

Products In Housing & homelessness (Total Products 67, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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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...
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...

Lowborn
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A powerful, personal agenda-changing exploration of poverty in today's Britain.'One of the most important books of the year' Guardian 'When every day...
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...

The Stepney Doorstep Society
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While the men were away at war it was strong women like Joan, Marie, Babs, Beattie, and Minksy who ruled the streets of the East End. Kate Thompson tells the real stories of the war experienced by these matriarchs, a tribe of working-class women in the stinking streets, teeming tenements, and sweatshops of East London.
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...

Nemesis
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'Breaking Bad meets City of God' Roberto Saviano, author of GomorrahHUSBAND. This is the story of an ordinary man who became the king of the largest s...
Shoes were for Sunday
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'Poverty is a very exacting teacher and I had been taught well'The post-war urban jungle of the Glasgow tenements was the setting for Molly Weir's chi...

Home
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Thoughts and feelings about home traditionally provided people of all cultures with a firm sense of where they belonged, and why. But with the world ...
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...
Homesick
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The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.*'You will marvel at the beauty of this book, and rage at the...

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...
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 ...

After Grenfell
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On the 14th June 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London, seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left displaced an...
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...

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...
Injustice
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In the five years since the first edition of Injustice there have been devastating increases in poverty, hunger and destitution in the UK. Globally, ...