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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 65 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Posh Boys: How English Public Schools Ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik
    Posh Boys: How English Public Schools Ruin Britain - by Robert Verkaik

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786076120 | ISBN 10: 1786076128

    In Britain today, the government, judiciary and military are all led by an elite who attended private school. Under their watch, our society has become increasingly divided and the gap between rich and poor is now greater than ever before. Is this th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now We Have Your Attention: The New Politics of the People by Jack Shenker
    Now We Have Your Attention: The New Politics of the People - by Jack Shenker

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781847925404 | ISBN 10: 1847925405

    "One of the most important and compelling books I've ever read, by one of Britain's most gifted writers. If you want to understand why we are in this crisis, listen to the voices all too often airbrushed from the political conversation"(Owen Jones) ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rethinking Britain: Policy Ideas for the Many by Sue Konzelmann, Susan Himmelweit, Jeremy Smith and John Weeks (Editors)
    Rethinking Britain: Policy Ideas for the Many - by Sue Konzelmann, Susan Himmelweit, Jeremy Smith and John Weeks (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781447352525 | ISBN 10: 1447352521

    What if we had a government prepared to implement the policies that could radically change 21st-century Britain and improve people’s lives?   Social and economic policies are rarely communicated clearly to the public, but it’s never been m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain
    Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - by Nikesh Shukla and Sammy Jones (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783525768 | ISBN 10: 1783525762

    Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job opportunities are drying up, and the prospect of ever owning a home is increasingly out of reach. But thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956 by Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Editors)
    Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956 - by Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526113665 | ISBN 10: 152611366x

    Waiting for the Revolution is a volume of essays examining the diverse currents of British left-wing politics from 1956 to the present day. The book is designed to complement the previous volume, Against the grain: The far left in Britain from 1956, ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Together Now? One Man
    All Together Now? One Man's Walk in Search of His Father and a Lost England - by Mike Carter

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783351565 | ISBN 10: 178335156x

    When Mike Carter's father died, he decided to follow the route of a march against unemployment his dad had organised 35 years before. Mike had a troubled relationship with his dad, and hoped the walk, undertaken a month before the Brexit vote, would ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain by James Bloodworth
    Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain - by James Bloodworth

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786490162 | ISBN 10: 1786490161

    We all define ourselves by our profession. But what if our job was demeaning, poorly paid, and tedious? Cracking open Britain’s divisions journalist James Bloodworth spends six months living and working across Britain, taking on the country’s mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rule Britannia: Brexit and the End of Empire by Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson
    Rule Britannia: Brexit and the End of Empire - by Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785904530 | ISBN 10: 1785904531

    Things fall apart when empires crumble. This time, we think, things will be different. They are not. This time, we are told, we will become great again. We will not.  In Rule Britannia, Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson argue that the vote to ... more

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  • Cover image of book National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin
    National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy - by Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241312001 | ISBN 10: 0241312000

    A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR  A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our time: the rise of national populism.  Across the West, there is a rising tide of people who feel excluded, alienated from mainst ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience by Paul Sng (Editor)
    Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience - by Paul Sng (Editor)

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447344117 | ISBN 10: 1447344111

    Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience reveals untold stories from people who have been left out of the media narrative and left behind by government policy.   Featuring the work of accomplished documentary photographers, the book ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong
    The New Poverty - by Stephen Armstrong

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786634658 | ISBN 10: 1786634651

    We are living in an age of unprecedented poverty. But who are the new poor? And what hope do they have?  The New Poverty is the story of an unreported Britain, betrayed by politicians and left stranded by the retreat of the welfare state. Tod ... more

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  • Cover image of book Authentocrats: Culture, Politics and the New Seriousness by Joe Kennedy
    Authentocrats: Culture, Politics and the New Seriousness - by Joe Kennedy

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912248179 | ISBN 10: 1912248174

    We are entering, we are told, a post-liberal age. Authoritarian populism is in the political ascendant, and notions of permissiveness, multiculturalism and “identity politics” have allegedly failed us, meaning that we must now fall back on some n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future: A Call to Arms - by Harry Leslie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472123473 | ISBN 10: 1472123476

    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future, Harry Leslie Smith's follow-up to Harry's Last Stand, is both a survival guide for today's generations and a memoir about persevering through difficult times with one's dignity and optimism intact.  THIS A CA ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty Confusing Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter by John O
    Things Can Only Get Worse? Twenty Confusing Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter - by John O'Farrell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784162634 | ISBN 10: 1784162639

    "Hilarious, insightful and has that rare quality of making politics fun. A brilliant book everyone should read, whoever you vote for."(Owen Jones, author of The Establishment) From the giddy heights of New Labour's landslide victory in 1997 to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peak Inequality: Britain
    Peak Inequality: Britain's Ticking Time Bomb - by Danny Dorling

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447349075 | ISBN 10: 1447349075

    Inequality is the key political issue of our time. Danny Dorling wrote his seminal work Injustice: Why social inequality persists in 2010, and as an early proponent of rapidly reducing economic inequalities, he is now much sought-after as one of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
    Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging - by Afua Hirsch

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705039 | ISBN 10: 1784705039

    Where are you really from?   You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British.   So why do people keep asking you where you are from?   Brit(ish) is abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik
    Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain - by Robert Verkaik

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073839 | ISBN 10: 1786073838

    Imagine a world where leaders are able to pass power directly to their children. These children are plucked from their nurseries and sent to beautiful compounds far away from all the other children. They are provided with all the teachers they need, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning by Tariq Ali
    The Extreme Centre: A Second Warning - by Tariq Ali

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786637062 | ISBN 10: 1786637065

    Since 1989, politics has been a contest to see who can best serve the needs of the market. In this urgent and wideranging case for the prosecution, Tariq Ali looks at the people and events that have informed this development across the world. It is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Working Class: How to win hearts, minds and votes by Claire Ainsley
    The New Working Class: How to win hearts, minds and votes - by Claire Ainsley

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447344186 | ISBN 10: 1447344189

    Recent events such as the Brexit vote and the 2017 general election result highlight the erosion of traditional class identities and the decoupling of class from political identity. The majority of people in the UK still identify as working class, ye ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Benefits: What
    Broken Benefits: What's Gone Wrong with Welfare Reform - by Sam Royston

    £15.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781447333265 | ISBN 10: 1447333268

    Britain is going through the most radical upheaval of the benefits system since its foundations were laid at the end of the 1940s. In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn’t working, and without a change in direction, it will ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1997: The Future that Never Happened by Richard Power Sayeed
    1997: The Future that Never Happened - by Richard Power Sayeed

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786991997 | ISBN 10: 1786991993

    An immersive account of Britain in 1997, a year which laid the foundation of our current political crisis.   Tony Blair and Noel Gallagher shaking hands at No. 10. Saatchi’s YBAs setting the international art world aflame. Geri Halliwell in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lure of Greatness: England
    The Lure of Greatness: England's Brexit and America's Trump - by Anthony Barnett

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783524532 | ISBN 10: 1783524537

    In 2016 two surprising explosions of popular contempt for the existing order drove Britain into Brexit and paved the way for Trump’s presidency of the United States.  On both sides of the Atlantic, proud regimes with global pretensions were ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Really Runs Britain? by Alan White
    Who Really Runs Britain? - by Alan White

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786070661 | ISBN 10: 1786070669

    ‘Outsourcing' ­- when will the horror stories stop coming?   Every year the government gives private companies like G4S, Serco, Capita and ATOS £80 billion of taxpayers' money to handle some of our most sensitive and important services - b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dismembered: How the Attack on the State Harms Us All by Polly Toynbee & David Walker
    Dismembered: How the Attack on the State Harms Us All - by Polly Toynbee & David Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783351206 | ISBN 10: 1783351209

    What is the state? And what's it ever done for you? More than you think.   The state houses us, educates us, employs us, protects us on the street and in the wider world. It binds us all together. And it's under threat.   Toynbee and Wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Parliament Ltd: A Journey to the Dark Heart of British Politics by Martin Williams
    Parliament Ltd: A Journey to the Dark Heart of British Politics - by Martin Williams

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473633872 | ISBN 10: 1473633877

    Investigative journalist Martin Williams lifts the lid on the hidden greed and corruption within British politics in this explosive expos�. "Eye-popping analysis of politicians' finances... a ground-breaking study... a fascinating and important ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cut Out: Living Without Welfare by Jeremy Seabrook
    Cut Out: Living Without Welfare - by Jeremy Seabrook

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745336183 | ISBN 10: 0745336183

    Britain’s welfare state, one of the greatest achievements of our post-war reconstruction, was regarded as the cornerstone of modern society. Today, that cornerstone is wilfully being dismantled by a succession of governments, with horrifying conseq ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones
    Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class - by Owen Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784783778 | ISBN 10: 1784783773

    A compelling investigation into the myth and reality of working-class life in contemporary Britain. In modern Britain, the working class has become an object of fear and ridicule. From Little Britain's Vicky Pollard to the demonization of Jade Goo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain
    The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation - by Ian Cobain

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275838 | ISBN 10: 1846275830

    In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public could, and should, be told. Since then a culture of secrecy has flourished. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Called to Account: How Corporate Bad Behaviour and Government Waste Combine to Cost Us Millions. by Margaret Hodge
    Called to Account: How Corporate Bad Behaviour and Government Waste Combine to Cost Us Millions. - by Margaret Hodge

    £18.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408708071 | ISBN 10: 1408708078

    A jaw-dropping - and intimate - account by the woman who spent five years as the nation's watchdog of how much of the money needed for public services is misspent, while too many corporate giants get away without paying their fair share.  As ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics by Lisa Nandy, Caroline Lucas and Chris Bowers (Editors)
    The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics - by Lisa Nandy, Caroline Lucas and Chris Bowers (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785900495 | ISBN 10: 1785900498

    The 2015 election result was a disaster for progressives in British politics, delivering a majority Conservative government at Westminster. And the outlook for the next election is not auspicious either, particularly amid the aftershocks of the momen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain by Kayleigh Garthwaite
    Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain - by Kayleigh Garthwaite

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447329114 | ISBN 10: 1447329112

    Welcome to Foodbank Britain, where emergency food provision is an increasingly visible and controversial feature of ongoing austerity. We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Myth of Meritocracy: Why Working Class Kids Still Get Working Class Jobs by James Bloodworth
    The Myth of Meritocracy: Why Working Class Kids Still Get Working Class Jobs - by James Bloodworth

    £10.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785900532 | ISBN 10: 1785900536

    The best jobs in Britain today are overwhelmingly done by the children of the wealthy. Meanwhile, it is increasingly difficult for bright but poor kids to transcend their circumstances. This state of affairs should not only worry the less well-off. I ... more

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  • Cover image of book British Politics: A Beginner
    British Politics: A Beginner's Guide - by Richard S. Grayson

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780748788 | ISBN 10: 1780748787

    No one saw it coming. No pundit, no pollster and no political leader predicted David Cameron's Conservative Party would win a majority of seats in Parliament and his three main opponents would resign as party leaders. The consequences of the coalitio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can the Welfare State Survive? by Andrew Gamble
    Can the Welfare State Survive? - by Andrew Gamble

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745698748 | ISBN 10: 0745698743

    After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the welfare state did not cause the crisis, but deep cuts in welfare budgets has become the default policy response. The welfare st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shadow State: Inside the Secret Companies That Run Britain by Alan White
    Shadow State: Inside the Secret Companies That Run Britain - by Alan White

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780745749 | ISBN 10: 1780745745

    Every year the British government spends 80 billion outsourcing public services. Today, private companies are responsible for fulfilling some of the most sensitive and important roles of the state - running prisons and providing healthcare, transpor ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Corrupt is Britain? by David Whyte
    How Corrupt is Britain? - by David Whyte

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335308 | ISBN 10: 0745335306

    Banks accused of rate-fixing. Members of Parliament cooking the books. Major defense contractors investigated over suspect arms deals. Police accused of being paid off by tabloids. The headlines are unrelenting these days. Perhaps its high time we a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else by James Meek
    Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else - by James Meek

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784782061 | ISBN 10: 1784782068

    How the British government packaged and sold its people to the world. In a little over a generation the bones and sinews of the British economy rail, energy, water, postal services, municipal housing have been sold to remote, unaccountable pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inequality and the 1% by Danny Dorling
    Inequality and the 1% - by Danny Dorling

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784782078 | ISBN 10: 1784782076

    Can we afford the rich? Why the growth of the wealthy is making the UK a more dangerous place to live. 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 th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change by Caroline Lucas
    Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change - by Caroline Lucas

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846275951 | ISBN 10: 1846275954

    Caroline Lucas is an outsider, inside, fighting for parliamentary reform and for the interests of her constituents. She is a politician with a radical mission and a clear vision of how change can be achieved. From the NHS to corporate tax evasion, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists (2nd Revised Edition) by Daniel Dorling
    Injustice: Why Social Inequality Still Persists (2nd Revised Edition) - by Daniel Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447320753 | ISBN 10: 1447320751

    In the five years since the first edition of Injustice there have been devastating increases in poverty, hunger and destitution in the UK. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Governs Britain? by Anthony King
    Who Governs Britain? - by Anthony King

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141980652 | ISBN 10: 0141980656

    The British system has been radically transformed in recent decades, far more than most of us realise. As acclaimed political scientist and bestselling author Anthony King shows, this transformation lies at the heart of British politics today.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Get it Together: Why We Deserve Better Politics by Zoe Williams
    Get it Together: Why We Deserve Better Politics - by Zoe Williams

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780091959012 | ISBN 10: 0091959012

    Whether we have children or not we all want the future to be fairer and happier; and Zoe Williams believes that we need to make that happen collectively.   Get it Together is a rousing call to arms for us all to play our part in creating a mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cost of Living Crisis: Time to End Economic Injustice by Michael Calderbank
    The Cost of Living Crisis: Time to End Economic Injustice - by Michael Calderbank

    £9.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781871204292 | ISBN 10: 1871204291

    End the failed austerity programme.   The coalition government of 201015 claimed it tackled the abuse of the welfare state and restored employment levels. In reality, this meant appalling hardship for the most vulnerable and cuts in living st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future by Georgia Gould
    Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future - by Georgia Gould

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408704523 | ISBN 10: 1408704528

    A manifesto for the future of Britain from a brilliant young voice in politics.  Young people growing up in Britain today face a narrowing job market, high housing costs and the prospect of a lifetime of hard work with less reward. The ideas of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it by Owen Jones
    The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it - by Owen Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141974996 | ISBN 10: 0141974990

    In The Establishment Owen Jones, author of the international bestseller Chavs, offers a biting critique of the British Establishment and a passionate plea for democracy. Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain by Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell
    A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain - by Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099578314 | ISBN 10: 009957831x

    Q. Whats worth 2,000,000,000, answers to no-one and operates out of public sight? A. Britains influence industry   The corporate takeover of democracy is no conspiracy theory its happening, and it affects every aspect of our lives: th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breadline Britain: The Rise of Mass Poverty by Joanna Mack and Stewart Lansley
    Breadline Britain: The Rise of Mass Poverty - by Joanna Mack and Stewart Lansley

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780745442 | ISBN 10: 1780745443

    Over the last thirty years national income has doubled. So has poverty. Where did it all go wrong?  Poverty in Britain is at crisis levels. Food bank queues, poor housing and insecure jobs are on the rise, leaving increasing numbers of people ... more

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  • Cover image of book Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy by Kerry-Anne Mendoza
    Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy - by Kerry-Anne Mendoza

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262468 | ISBN 10: 1780262469

    Wages have been frozen, benefits have been slashed and public spending squeezed. The pain of a financial crisis caused by bankers and speculators has been borne by ordinary people all over the country and by the poor and disabled most of all.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain by Lisa McKenzie
    Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain - by Lisa McKenzie

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447309956 | ISBN 10: 1447309952

    While the 1% rule, poor neighbourhoods have become the subject of public concern and media scorn, blamed for society's ills. This unique book redresses the balance.  Lisa Mckenzie lived on the St Anns estate in Nottingham for more than 20 years ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us by John Hills
    Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us - by John Hills

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447320036 | ISBN 10: 1447320034

    Two-thirds of UK government spending now goes on the welfare state and where the money is spent healthcare, education, pensions, benefits is the centre of political and public debate. Much of that debate is dominated by the myth that the populati ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Tax Robbery: How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business by Richard Brooks
    The Great Tax Robbery: How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business - by Richard Brooks

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780743714 | ISBN 10: 1780743718

    In the first book to uncover the British governments complicity in tax avoidance, investigative journalist and former tax-inspector Richard Brooks charts how the UK has become a global tax haven that serves the super wealthy, while everyone else pic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth by Ed Howker and Shiv Mailk
    Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth - by Ed Howker and Shiv Mailk

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848316232 | ISBN 10: 1848316232

    Why are so many adult children living still living with mum and dad? Why do young people seem so disinterested in politics? And what are the hidden threats to Britains long-term prosperity lurking in the next few decades?   First published in ... more

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  • Cover image of book A New Kind of Bleak: Journeys Through Urban Britain by Owen Hatherley
    A New Kind of Bleak: Journeys Through Urban Britain - by Owen Hatherley

    £25.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781680759 | ISBN 10: 1781680752

    The urban state of the nationfrom Olympic dreams to broken Britain This is what austerity looks like: a nation surviving on the results of what conservatives privately call the progressive nonsense of the Big Society agenda.   In a journey ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-First-Century City by Anna Minton
    Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-First-Century City - by Anna Minton

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241960905 | ISBN 10: 0241960908

    Britons are increasingly aware of living in a society plagued by fear and unhappiness. Even when actual levels of crime are reduced, the fear of crime is up. In Ground Control Anna Minton sets out on a journey around Britain to answer the questions, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dispatches from the Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice by Gareth Peirce
    Dispatches from the Dark Side: On Torture and the Death of Justice - by Gareth Peirce

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677597 | ISBN 10: 1844677591

    Acclaimed examination of the British governments complicity in torture.  The Obama administration, under some pressure from its antiwar base, has begun to release carefully selected evidence concerning the widespread use of torture in th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Them and Us: Changing Britain - Why We Need a Fair Society by Will Hutton
    Them and Us: Changing Britain - Why We Need a Fair Society - by Will Hutton

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780349121482 | ISBN 10: 0349121486

    The suddenness and depth of the recession has raised questions about the workability of capitalism not seen since the 1930s. One of the constraints on recovery is the growing belief that if the old model did not work there is no new one on offer. Thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book So You Think You Know About Britain? by Danny Dorling
    So You Think You Know About Britain? - by Danny Dorling

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849013918 | ISBN 10: 1849013918

    A fascinating insight into the current state of Britain that constantly surprises and overturns much received wisdom of today's society. When it comes to immigration, the population explosion, the collapse of the family, the north-south divide, devol ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silent State: Secrets, Surveillance and the Myth of British Democracy by Heather Brooke
    The Silent State: Secrets, Surveillance and the Myth of British Democracy - by Heather Brooke

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099537625 | ISBN 10: 0099537621

    Award-winning investigative journalist Heather Brooke exposes the shocking and farcical lack of transparency at all levels of government. At a time when the State knows more than ever about us, Brooke argues that without proper access to the informat ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley
    A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain - by Owen Hatherley

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677009 | ISBN 10: 1844677001

    A darkly humorous architectural guide to the decrepit new Britain that neoliberalism built. New Labour came to power in 1997 amid much talk of regenerating the inner cities left to rot under successive Conservative governments. Over the next ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broonland: The Last Days of Gordon Brown by Christopher Harvie
    Broonland: The Last Days of Gordon Brown - by Christopher Harvie

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844674398 | ISBN 10: 1844674398

    Broonland is a scathing and witty indictment of the architect of New Labour, Gordon Brown. Chris Harvie shows how Gordon Brown came to preside over a bankrupt county pn the brink of economic and political breakdown. Taking us on a tour of Britain ove ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Very British Revolution: The Expenses Scandal and How to Save Our Democracy by Martin Bell
    A Very British Revolution: The Expenses Scandal and How to Save Our Democracy - by Martin Bell

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848311282 | ISBN 10: 1848311281

    The revelations over MPs' expenses that began in May 2009 ranged from petty thieving to outright fraud and sparked a crisis in confidence unprecedented in modern times. This was a 21st-century Peasants' Revolt - an uprising of the people against the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unjust Rewards: Ending the Greed That is Bankrupting Britain by Polly Toynbee and David Walker
    Unjust Rewards: Ending the Greed That is Bankrupting Britain - by Polly Toynbee and David Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847080967 | ISBN 10: 1847080960

    In the boom years, the rich got richer while the poor got poorer. Bankers pocketed millions while the low paid fell ever further behind. Brazen greed had led us into a global economic crisis and the widening gap between rich and poor has damaged the ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Going On? The Meanderings of a Comic Mind in Confusion - by Mark Steel

    £11.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847393203 | ISBN 10: 1847393209

    They say that life begins at forty, but for Mark Steel it all started to go pear-shaped. Confused and angry at a Britain that seemed to have lost direction, and confused and saddened by his deteriorating personal life, this is a brilliantly funny and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real England: The Battle Against the Bland by Paul Kingsnorth
    Real England: The Battle Against the Bland - by Paul Kingsnorth

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846270420 | ISBN 10: 1846270421

    We see the signs around us every day: the chain cafes and mobile phone outlets that dominate our high streets; the decline of small farms and the loss of our rural post-offices; the headlines about yet another traditional industry going to the wall. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Runs Britain? by Robert Peston
    Who Runs Britain? - by Robert Peston

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780340839447 | ISBN 10: 0340839449

    On 13 September 2007, Robert Peston broke the news that Northern Rock had become a victim of the global credit crunch and was seeking an emergency loan from the Bank of England. It was the latest in a long line of scoops by this award-winning journal ... more

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