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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 43 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 The Inner Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
    The Inner Level - by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846147418 | ISBN 10: 1846147417

    Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling problems? Why is child well-being so much worse in New Zealand than Japan? As this groundbreaking stu ... more

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    Why Don't The Poor Rise Up? Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance - by Michael Truscello and Ajamu Nangwaya (Editors)

    £16.50   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849352789 | ISBN 10: 184935278x

    Poverty is on the rise, especially since the 2008 economic meltdown. Riots and urban insurrections are also on the rise, and are becoming increasingly confrontational and intense.  Why Don't the Poor Rise Up? asks why the former hasn't led to mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O
    Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy - by Cathy O'Neil

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141985411 | ISBN 10: 0141985410

    New York Times Bestseller   A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabric   We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone by Danny Dorling
    The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone - by Danny Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780263908 | ISBN 10: 1780263902

    The Equality Effect is almost magical. In more equal countries, human beings are generally happier and healthier, there is less crime, more creativity and higher educational attainment. Danny Dorling delivers all evidence that is now so overwhelming ... more

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  • Cover image of book Planet of Slums by Mike Davis
    Planet of Slums - by Mike Davis

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784786618 | ISBN 10: 1784786616

    The classic, brilliant, best-selling account of the rise of the world’s slums, where, according to the United Nations, one billion people now live.   According to the United Nations, more than one billion people now live in the slums of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Divide by Joseph E. Stiglitz
    The Great Divide - by Joseph E. Stiglitz

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141981222 | ISBN 10: 0141981229

    Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this growing pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bleeding Edge: Why Technology Turns Toxic in an Unequal World by Bob Hughes
    The Bleeding Edge: Why Technology Turns Toxic in an Unequal World - by Bob Hughes

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780263298 | ISBN 10: 1780263295

    It’s dinned into us from birth that ‘all good things come at a price’. Today, that price looks apocalyptic, with wars, exploitation and environmental collapse in every part of the globe. Some suggest that the carnage is “a price worth paying ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World by Michael Marmot
    The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World - by Michael Marmot

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408857977 | ISBN 10: 1408857979

    In Baltimore's inner-city neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights, a man's life expectancy is sixty-three; not far away, in the Greater Roland Park/Poplar neighborhood, life expectancy is eighty-three. The same twenty-year avoidable disparity exists in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva
    Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783607747 | ISBN 10: 1783607742

    A leading voice in the environmental movement, Vandana Shiva has played a key role in bringing the struggles for social and ecological justice to international attention.   Earth Democracy remains one of her key works, in which she addresses ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger
    The New Rulers of the World - by John Pilger

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784782115 | ISBN 10: 1784782114

    Pilger tackles the injustices and double standards inherent in the politics of globalization and exposes the terrible truth behind the power and wealth of states and corporations.   John Pilger is one of the worlds renowned investigative jour ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Diet of Austerity: Class, Food and Climate Change by Elaine Graham-Leigh
    A Diet of Austerity: Class, Food and Climate Change - by Elaine Graham-Leigh

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782797401 | ISBN 10: 1782797408

    How and why the working class are being blamed for climate change, and what we can do about it.   Received wisdom is increasingly that we all have to eat less to save the planet, but received wisdom is wrong. A Diet of Austerity argues that, j ... 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 How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics by Ted Schrecker and Clare Bambra
    How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics - by Ted Schrecker and Clare Bambra

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781137463098 | ISBN 10: 1137463090

    Since the early 1980s, neoliberalism or 'market fundamentalism' has dominated politics and economics across the globe.  In this important book, Ted Schrecker and Clare Bambra consider the effects of over three decades of these policies with part ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising Generation RX: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality by Linda M. Blum
    Raising Generation RX: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality - by Linda M. Blum

    £18.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781479871544 | ISBN 10: 1479871540

    Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of children diagnosed with invisible disabilities such as ADHD, mood and conduct disorders, and high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Whether they are viewed as biological problems in brain wi ... 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 The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South by Vijay Prashad
    The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South - by Vijay Prashad

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781681589 | ISBN 10: 1781681589

    In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non-Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.   Since the 70s, the cou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feeding Frenzy: The New Politics of Food by Paul McMahon
    Feeding Frenzy: The New Politics of Food - by Paul McMahon

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781250358 | ISBN 10: 1781250359

    A passionate argument that asks 'can the world feed itself?' Comparable to Jared Diamond in its compelling and accessible narrative style.   This subject is as big as they come: the world's food supply.   Written for a popular audience, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump by Tom Clark with Anthony Heath
    Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump - by Tom Clark with Anthony Heath

    £18.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300203776 | ISBN 10: 0300203772

    2008 was a watershed year for global finance. The banking system was eventually pulled back from the brink, but the world was saddled with the worst slump since the 1930s Depression, and millions were left unemployed. While numerous books have addres ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Price of Inequality by Joseph Stiglitz
    The Price of Inequality - by Joseph Stiglitz

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780718197384 | ISBN 10: 0718197380

    The impact of inequality on societies is now increasingly well understood - higher crime, health problems and mental illness, lower educational achievements, social cohesion and life expectancy. But what are the causes of inequality, why is it growin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality by Danny Dorling
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality - by Danny Dorling

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780260716 | ISBN 10: 1780260717

    The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality discusses the positive effects that equality can have, using examples and case studies from across the globe, including many from the UK. It examines the lessons of history and covers race, gender and ethnicity, age, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights by Xavier Godinot and Christopher Winship
    Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Democracy, Globalisation and Human Rights - by Xavier Godinot and Christopher Winship

    £27.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745331973 | ISBN 10: 0745331971

    The failure of attempts to tackle global poverty have bred cynicism and 'compassion fatigue'. Eradicating Extreme Poverty provides an urgently needed fresh approach which will re-energise action on this issue.   Rejecting traditional 'top- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World by Nicholas Shaxson
    Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World - by Nicholas Shaxson

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099541721 | ISBN 10: 0099541726

    * Dirty money, tax havens and the offshore system describe the ugliest and most secretive chapter in the history of global economic affairs. * Tax havens have declared war on honest, law-abiding people around the world. * Wealthy indi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ill Fares the Land: A Treatise on Our Present Discontents by Tony Judt
    Ill Fares the Land: A Treatise on Our Present Discontents - by Tony Judt

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780718191412 | ISBN 10: 0718191412

    "Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay"(Oliver Goldsmith) Something is profoundly wrong with the way we live today. For thirty years we have made a virtue out of the pursuit of material sel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal by Tristram Stuart
    Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal - by Tristram Stuart

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141036342 | ISBN 10: 0141036346

    The world has a 'food problem' - rapidly rising prices, shortages, 100 million people starving, environmental depredation - or it thinks it does. This book shows that farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets and consumers in North America and Europe disc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The End of Food: The Coming Crisis in the World Food Industry by Paul Roberts
    The End of Food: The Coming Crisis in the World Food Industry - by Paul Roberts

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596424 | ISBN 10: 0747596425

    How the era of postwar superabundance is coming to and end and what awaits us by the author of the best-selling The End of Oil. The emergence of large-scale food production gave us unprecedented abundance but at a steep and ultimately unsusta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ecological Debt: Global Warming and the Wealth of Nations by Andrew Simms
    Ecological Debt: Global Warming and the Wealth of Nations - by Andrew Simms

    £21.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745327273 | ISBN 10: 0745327273

    This is the second edition of Andrew Simm's highly regarded guide to ecological debt.  Simms shows how millions of us in the West are running up huge ecological debts: from the amount of oil and coal that we burn to heat our houses and run our c ... 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 Tax Justice: Putting Global Inequality on the Agenda by Matti Kohonen and Francine Mestrum
    Tax Justice: Putting Global Inequality on the Agenda - by Matti Kohonen and Francine Mestrum

    £27.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745328614 | ISBN 10: 074532861x

    Tax justice is a massive issue worldwide. Never before has there been so much wealth, and yet even the world's richest countries seem to lack public finances to fund the most basic needs of their citizens. It is a great paradox of our time.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends by Dan Smith
    The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends - by Dan Smith

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844075737 | ISBN 10: 1844075737

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.  * The world's car population has grown ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza by Oliver James
    The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of Affluenza - by Oliver James

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091924164 | ISBN 10: 0091924162

    In the bestselling Affluenza, world-renowned psychologist Oliver James introduced us to a modern-day virus sweeping through the English-speaking world. He met those suffering from it and demonstrated how their obsessive, envious tendencies made them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aid and Other Dirty Business: How Good Intentions Have Failed the World
    Aid and Other Dirty Business: How Good Intentions Have Failed the World's Poor - by Giles Bolton

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091914356 | ISBN 10: 0091914353

    Do you know why Africa is so poor? What really happens to your aid money?  Why trade rules fail African countries and yet cost you too? We've heard it all before: the corrupt leaders, heartless global corporations, the wicked World Bank. But ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World
    The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World's Poorest Patients - by Sonia Shah

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781595582140 | ISBN 10: 1595582142

    Hailed by John le Carr as an act of courage on the part of its author and singled out for praise by the leading medical journals in the United States and the United Kingdom, The Body Hunters uncovers the real-life story behind le Carrs acclaimed ... more

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  • Cover image of book The White Man
    The White Man's Burden - by William Russell Easterly

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780199226115 | ISBN 10: 0199226113

    We are all aware of the extreme hunger and poverty that afflict the world's poor. We hear the facts, see the images on television, buy the T-shirt and are moved as individuals and governments to dig deep into our pockets. Yet what happens to all this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom Next Time by John Pilger
    Freedom Next Time - by John Pilger

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780552773324 | ISBN 10: 0552773328

    When Nelson Mandela stepped out of prison to freedom in 1990, the elation in South Africa and around the world was palpable. But true freedom for his people remains a distant dream. Why? From South Africa to India and beyond, a rapacious economic sys ... more

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  • Cover image of book The International Monetary Fund: Politics of Conditional Lending by James Raymond Vreeland
    The International Monetary Fund: Politics of Conditional Lending - by James Raymond Vreeland

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415374637 | ISBN 10: 0415374634

    This is the ideal book for students who need a clear and concise introduction to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and an overview of its debates and controversies. Where did the IMF come from? What does it do? Why do so many governments p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Surprised by Joy by Michael Meegan
    Surprised by Joy - by Michael Meegan

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905379057 | ISBN 10: 1905379056

    This is a story of tragedy and suffering on an epci scale. From the heart of an ancient continent comes a tale as old as time and a journey that is powerful and beautiful. This is a story of passion and love, disaster and corruption.It is the story ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shackled Continent: Africa
    The Shackled Continent: Africa's Past, Present and Future - by Robert Guest

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780330419727 | ISBN 10: 0330419722

    Africa is the only continent to have grown poorer over the last three decades. Why?The Shackled Continent, Robert Guest's fascinating first book, seeks to diagnose the sickness that continues to hobble Africa's development. Why are so many African n ... more

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  • Cover image of book State of the World: Global Security 2005, 22nd Edition. by Worldwatch Institute
    State of the World: Global Security 2005, 22nd Edition. - by Worldwatch Institute

    £20.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844071623 | ISBN 10: 1844071626

    'State of the World 2005' takes a new and deeper look at the theme that has dominated international politics since 9/11: security. Not just the armed conflicts that occur when it breaks down, but also the underlying social, economic and environmental ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crude: The Story of Oil. by Sonia Shah
    Crude: The Story of Oil. - by Sonia Shah

    £13.99   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781583226254 | ISBN 10: 1583226257

    'Crude' is the story of the black gold that eclipsed King Coal, decisibely won the Great War, propelled the west from the industrial revolution to the Plastic Age, and ultimately divided the world of nations into three camps: the powerful, the powerl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whose Trade Organisation by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen
    Whose Trade Organisation - by Lori Wallach & Patrick Woodall/Public Citizen

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781565848412 | ISBN 10: 1565848411

    Globalization affects our lives every day in myriad ways-often for the worse. Yet, as this eye-opening expose documents, the current terms of corporate-led globalization are not inevitable, merely one option being imposed by the powerful, secretive a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gene Wars: The Politics of Biotechnology by Kristin Dawkins
    Gene Wars: The Politics of Biotechnology - by Kristin Dawkins

    £4.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781583224205 | ISBN 10: 1583224203

    Despite technological advances, an alarming number of people in the world go hungry. Even more chilling is the fact that in the future that number will likely increase. In this fully updated second edition of Gene Wars: The Politics of Biotechno ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hungry for Trade: How the Poor Pay for Free Trade by John Madeley
    Hungry for Trade: How the Poor Pay for Free Trade - by John Madeley

    £19.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781856498654 | ISBN 10: 1856498654

    Will free trade benefit transnational coporations or the millions who are currently malnourished? Will small farmers find new markets in the North? Or will they lose even their local markets to cheap, subsidized food from the North? Why should countr ... more

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  • Cover image of book World Hunger 12 Myths by Frances Moore Lappe, Joseph Collins & Peter Rosset
    World Hunger 12 Myths - by Frances Moore Lappe, Joseph Collins & Peter Rosset

    £22.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781853834936 | ISBN 10: 1853834939

    In this completely revised and updated edition of their revealing and often startling book, three of the world's foremost experts on our food system expose and demolish the myths surrounding world hunger. Drawing on extensive research, they examine t ... more

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