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Book Review: COVID-19 Collaborations: Researching Poverty and Low-Income Family Life during the Pandemic edited by Kayleigh Garthwaite, Ruth Patrick, Maddy Power, Anna Tarrant and Rosalie Warnock

Rose Deller , July 19th, 2022


In COVID-19 Collaborations: Researching Poverty and Low-Income Family Life during the Pandemic, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Ruth Patrick, Maddy Power, Anna Tarrant and Rosalie Warnock bring together contribu…


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Book Review: The Richer, The Poorer: How Britain Enriched the Few and Failed the Poor by Stewart Lansley

Rose Deller , July 8th, 2022


In The Richer, The Poorer: How Britain Enriched the Few and Failed the Poor, Stewart Lansley explores how public policy has shaped economic inequality in Britain since the nineteenth century….


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New Book Review: Citizenship, Democracy, and Belonging in Suburban Britain: Making the Local by David Jeevendrampillai

Rose Deller , May 19th, 2022


In Citizenship, Democracy, and Belonging in Suburban Britain: Making the Local – available open access from UCL Press – David Jeevendrampillai explores how inclusiveness and citizen participation can …


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Book Review: The Migrant’s Paradox: Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain by Suzanne Hall

Rose Deller , March 9th, 2022


In The Migrant’s Paradox: Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain, Suzanne M. Hall draws on interviews with migrant shopkeepers in five UK cities to explore the formation of street…


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Book Review: Michael Young, Social Science and the British Left, 1945-1970 by Lise Butler

Rose Deller , June 29th, 2021


In Michael Young, Social Science and the British Left, 1945-1970, Lise Butler explores the relationship between social science and public policy in left-wing politics through the figure of social…


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Book Review: What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Social Mobility? by Lee Elliott Major and Stephen Machin

Rose Deller , June 10th, 2021


In What Do We Know and What Should We Do About Social Mobility? Lee Elliott Major and Stephen Machin give an account of the long experience of social mobility in the…


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Book Review: Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica by Luke de Noronha

Rose Deller , January 12th, 2021


In Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica, Luke de Noronha weaves together the personal histories of four men who have been deported from the UK to Jamaica. Showing…


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Book Review: The End of Aspiration? Social Mobility and our Children’s Fading Prospects by Duncan Exley

Rose Deller , December 7th, 2020


In The End of Aspiration?, Duncan Exley reflects on the current social mobility crisis facing the UK and the ways that this can be addressed across government, business…


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Book Review: Experiences of Academics from a Working-Class Heritage by Carole Binns

Rose Deller , November 19th, 2020


In Experiences of Academics from a Working-Class Heritage, Carole Binns draws on interviews with fourteen tenured academics from a working-class background to reveal the complexities faced by individu…


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Book Review: Riding for Deliveroo: Resistance in the New Economy by Callum Cant

Rose Deller , September 11th, 2020


In Riding for Deliveroo, Resistance in the New Economy, Callum Cant offers a new study of the labour processes and resistance dynamics of Deliveroo couriers in Brighton, drawing…


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Author Interview: Q and A with Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross, authors of Parenting for a Digital Future

Rose Deller , August 7th, 2020


In this author interview, we speak to Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross about their new book, Parenting for a Digital Future, which draws on interviews and a national…


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Author Interview: Q and A with Dr Paul Ian Campbell, author of Education, Retirement and Career Transitions for ‘Black’ Ex-Professional Footballers

Rose Deller , July 30th, 2020


In this author interview, we speak to Dr Paul Ian Campbell about his new book, Education, Retirement and Career Transitions for ‘Black’ Ex-Professional Footballers: ‘From Being Idolised to…


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Book Review: Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences and Outcomes edited by Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram and Michael R.M. Ward

Rose Deller , October 15th, 2019


In Higher Education and Social Inequalities, Richard Waller, Nicola Ingram and Michael R.M. Ward bring together contributors to explore and evidence how university admissions, experiences and outcomes…


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Book Review: Social Mobility and its Enemies by Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin

Rose Deller , September 25th, 2019


In Social Mobility and its Enemies, Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin offer a thought-provoking assessment of the state of social mobility in Britain. In the context of much social and…


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Book Review: Refugees in Higher Education: Debate, Discourse and Practice by Jacqueline Stevenson and Sally Baker

Rose Deller , June 20th, 2019


20 June is World Refugee Day. In their new book Refugees in Higher Education: Debate, Discourse and Practice, Jacqueline Stevenson and Sally Baker offer a comprehensive discussion of…


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Book Review: Young Working-Class Men in Transition by Steven Roberts

Rose Deller , June 4th, 2019


In Young Working-Class Men in Transition, Steven Roberts draws on a seven-year longitudinal study of young working-class men in the south-east of England to counter dominant narratives surrounding wor…


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Book Review: Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain by Robert Verkaik

Rose Deller , June 3rd, 2019


In Posh Boys: How the English Public Schools Ruin Britain, Robert Verkaik explores the role that public schooling plays in reproducing inequality in Britain, showing how public schools enable wealthy…


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Book Review: Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality by Shani Orgad

Rose Deller , March 19th, 2019


In Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality, Shani Orgad draws on interviews with educated, London-based women to explore their decision to leave their successful careers to…


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Author Interview: Q&A with Rachel O’Neill on Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy

Rose Deller , February 22nd, 2019


In this author interview, we speak to Rachel O’Neill about her recent book, Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, which offers an ethnographic study of the ‘seduction industry…


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Book Review: Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill

Rose Deller , February 14th, 2019


In Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, Rachel O’Neill examines the construction of intimacy under neoliberalism through an ethnographic exploration of the contemporary ‘seduction …


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Rose Deller , January 23rd, 2019


In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on his longstanding association with …


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Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Rose Deller , January 23rd, 2019


In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on his longstanding association with …


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