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Obama’s Welfare Legacy
An Assessment of US Anti-Poverty Policies
Anne Daguerre
“Daguerre provides an insightful analysis of the successes and failures of the Obama administration’s efforts to reduce poverty and inequality in the United States. She convincingly argues that the administration was serious in its efforts, but was hindered both by its own limited vision and also the fierce, and often effective, opposition from Republicans to even increment changes to existing programs and policies.”—Alex Waddan, University of Leicester
Cloth $65.00


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Hungry Britain
The Rise of Food Charity
Hannah Lambie-Mumford
“This is a benchmark study of hunger, charity and human rights, exposing UK government neglect. Ethical, critical, and constructive, it is essential reading for those concerned about breadline Britain.”—Graham Riches, University of British Columbia
Paper $42.95

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Capability-Promoting Policies
Enhancing Individual and Social Development
Edited by Hans-Uwe Otto, Melanie Walker, and Holger Ziegler
“This book represents a sound picture of the current understanding and use of the Capability Approach. The book deserves a wide readership—academics, students, practitioners and policy makers.”—Niels Rosendal Jensen, Danish School of Education (EDU), Aarhus University, Denmark
Cloth $145.00

 

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Environment in the Lives of Children and Families
Perspectives from India and the UK
Ann Phoenix, Janet Boddy, Catherine Walker, and Uma Vennam
“Offers important insights on engaging families and compelling recommendations for communication about climate change, including greater focus on political agency.”—Clare Shakya, Director of Climate Change, International Institute for Environment and Development
Cloth $65.00


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What’s Wrong with Social Security Benefits?
Paul Spicker
“There are few people who know more about the benefits system than Spicker, and it is a pleasure to have so much of his wisdom packaged in this short and cheap paperback.”—Citizen’s Income Trust
Paper $18.00

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Social Policy Review 29
Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017
Edited by John Hudson, Catherine Needham, and Elke Heins
“Social Policy Review is essential reading for up-to-date analysis of the key social policy issues of the day, by authors who know their subjects inside-out.”—Jane Millar, University of Bath
Cloth $115.00

 

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Now in Paperback
The Third Sector Delivering Public Services
Developments, Innovations and Challenges
Edited by James Rees and David Mullins
“In a period of change and uncertainty, this is a timely, thoughtful, and challenging book for decision makers, academics, and practitioners alike.”—John Diamond, Edge Hill University
Paper $42.95