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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 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 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 Entitled: A Critical History of the British Aristocracy by Chris Bryant
    Entitled: A Critical History of the British Aristocracy - by Chris Bryant

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784160661 | ISBN 10: 1784160660

    Exploring the extraordinary social and political dominance enjoyed by the British aristocracy over the centuries, Entitled seeks to explain how a tiny number of noble families rose to such a position in the first place. It reveals the often nefarious ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stiff Upper Lip: Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class by Alex Renton
    Stiff Upper Lip: Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class - by Alex Renton

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474601016 | ISBN 10: 1474601014

    A revealing account of the abuse that occurs in Britain's elite boarding schools and its long cultural fall-out.  No other society sends its young boys and girls away to school to prepare them for a role in the ruling class.  Beating, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Working Class: Poverty, Education and Alternative Voices by Ian Gilbert
    The Working Class: Poverty, Education and Alternative Voices - by Ian Gilbert

    £24.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781352786 | ISBN 10: 178135278x

    In The Working Class: Poverty, Education and Alternative Voices, Ian Gilbert unites educators from across the UK and further afield to call on all those working in schools to adopt a more enlightened and empathetic approach to supporting children in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Respectable: The Experience of Class by Lynsey Hanley
    Respectable: The Experience of Class - by Lynsey Hanley

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141040615 | ISBN 10: 0141040610

    Society is often talked about as a ladder, from which you can climb from bottom to top. The walls are less talked about. This book is about how people try to get over them, whether they manage to or not.   In autumn 1992, growing up on a vast Birm ... 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 Over the Rainbow: Money, Class and Homophobia by Nicola Field
    Over the Rainbow: Money, Class and Homophobia - by Nicola Field

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907133947 | ISBN 10: 1907133941

    First published in 1995, Nicola Field’s Over the Rainbow confronts the political contradictions in the LGBT+ movement and contains one of the earliest first-hand accounts from the frontlines of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, featured in the ... 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 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 Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class by Immanuel Ness
    Southern Insurgency: The Coming of the Global Working Class - by Immanuel Ness

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335995 | ISBN 10: 0745335993

    The site of industrial struggle is shifting. The West needs to look further if it wants to understand how workers self-organisation is developing in countries it too often ignores. Across the Global South, peasant communities are forced off the land ... more

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  • Cover image of book Social Class in the 21st Century by Mike Savage
    Social Class in the 21st Century - by Mike Savage

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241004227 | ISBN 10: 0241004225

    A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'.  Why does social class matter more than ever in Britain today? How has the meaning of class changed? What does this mean for social mobility and in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Understanding Class by Erik Olin Wright
    Understanding Class - by Erik Olin Wright

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781689455 | ISBN 10: 1781689458

    A leading sociologist examines how different readings of class enrich our understanding of capitalism.   Few ideas are more contested today than class. Some have declared its death, while others insist on its centrality to contemporary cap ... 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 Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production by Lisa Henderson
    Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production - by Lisa Henderson

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780814790588 | ISBN 10: 0814790585

    Love and Money argues that we cant understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, left and queer, recognition and redistribution, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett
    The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better - by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780241954294 | ISBN 10: 0241954290

    This new edition contains a new chapter, responding to the critics.  Large inequalities of income in a society have often been regarded as divisive and corrosive, and it is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R Roediger
    The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class - by David R Roediger

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781844671458 | ISBN 10: 1844671453

    Combining classical Marxism, psychoanalysis, and the new working-class history pioneered by E.P. Thompson and Herbert Gutman, David Roediger's widely acclaimed book provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the Unit ... more

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