Long Read Review: The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report and written in the spirit of George Orwell’s The Road […]

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    Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over 500 children to explore the class […]

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    Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses […]

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    Book Review: The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century by Walter Scheidel

Book Review: The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century by Walter Scheidel

In The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century, Walter […]

  • Permalink A Time for Revolutions, the Making of the Welfare State. The 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report is marked by an exhibition in the LSE Library Gallery on the ground floor of the Lionel Robbins Building. The exhibition was curated by Indebar Bhullar and runs from the 8th January to 13th April 2018.Gallery

    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

Image Credit: A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State exhibition, LSE Library, 8 Jan – 13 Apr 2018 […]

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    Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

In Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman undertakes 50 in-depth interviews with rich New Yorkers to consider how they navigate their […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: ‘Why We Need a Citizen’s Basic Income: A New Edition or a New Book?’ by Malcolm Torry

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: ‘Why We Need a Citizen’s Basic Income: A New Edition or a New Book?’ by Malcolm Torry

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow

Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow

In Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart, editors Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow make […]

  • Permalink Description: Laszlo Torday arrived in Tynemouth in January 1940 from Hungary and took most of his photographs of Tyneside during the 1960's and 1970's. They reflect his interest in the streets and people of Newcastle especially of central Newcastle and the suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond. : The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises 100 photograph albums of black and white prints plus 16 boxes of colour transparencies. We are keen to find out more about them. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of his photograph may be ordered from us for more information see: <a href=www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above (eg. Tor001) to help speed up your order." />Gallery

    Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Inspired by the collection The Good Immigrant, Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class […]

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    Book Review: Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy by Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

Book Review: Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy by Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

In Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy, Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille examine how Western democracies are shaped […]

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    Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

In The Violence of Austerity, editors Vickie Cooper and David Whyte bring together contributors to explore the negative impact […]

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    Book Review: The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It by Richard Florida

Book Review: The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It by Richard Florida

In The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It, Richard Florida […]

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    Book Review: A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy

Book Review: A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy

In A Little History of Economics, Niall Kishtainy details the complex trajectory of economics from ancient Greece to the […]

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