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Multiculturalism

Ali Rattansi.

September 2011; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 200 pages.

Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction believes that multiculturalism is in terminal crisis. It has been blamed for undermining national identity, diluting social cohesion, creating...

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Sociology

Edited by Janeen Baxter.

Published online July 2011.

Research Guide. Subjects: sociology; comparative and historical sociology; economic sociology; gender and sexuality; health, illness, and medicine; population and demography; race and ethnicity; social movements and social change; social stratification, inequality, and mobility; social theory.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

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The consumer in public services

Edited by Richard Simmons, Martin Powell and Ian Greener.

April 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 304 pages.

This book challenges existing stereotypes about the ‘consumer as chooser’. It shows how we must develop a more sophisticated understanding of consumers, examining their place and role as...

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Subversive citizens

Edited by Marian Barnes and David Prior.

July 2009; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 248 pages.

Many of the recent reforms in public services in the UK have been driven by the image of the ‘responsible citizen’ – the service user who not only has rights to receive services but also...

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Gypsies and Travellers in housing

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 280 pages.

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines...

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Voluntary sector in transition

Linda Milbourne.

June 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 224 pages.

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the...

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Global social policy in the making

Bob Deacon.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 208 pages.

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing...

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Money for everyone

Malcolm Torry.

June 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 304 pages.

A Citizen's Income (sometimes called a Basic Income, a Universal Grant, a Social Dividend, or a Universal Benefit) is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable income for every individual as a...

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Policy analysis in Brazil

Edited by Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro and Lenaura Lobato.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 304 pages.

Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil....

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Policy analysis in Germany

Sonja Blum and Klaus Schubert.

July 2013; published online January 2014.

Book. Subjects: social movements and social change. 312 pages.

This comprehensive study, part of the International Library of Policy Analysis, brings together for the first time a systemic overview of policy analysis activities in Germany. Written by...

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