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Contemporary social evils

Author: David Utting; Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Publisher: Policy Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A hundred years after its philanthropist founder identified the social evils of his time, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation initiated a major consultation among leading thinkers, activists and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Contemporary Social Evils
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Utting; Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
ISBN: 1847424082 1847424090 9781847424082 9781847424099
OCLC Number: 1016194851
Notes: Includes index.
Published in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Description: ix, 245 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction ~ Julia Unwin; Socio-historical chapter setting the scene ~ Josie Harris; The process ~ Charlie Lloyd; Part one: Public voices: The public debate ~ Author tbc; The unheard voices ~ Chris Creegan/NatCen; What ordinary people think are 'solutions' ~ Chris Creegan/ NatCen: Part two: Viewpoints: Introduction ~ David Utting; A decline of values ~ Anthony Browne, Anthony Grayling and Julia Neuberger; Distrust ~ Shaun Bailey and Anna Minton; The absence of society ~ Zygmunt Bauman; Individualism ~ Neal Lawson and Stephen Thake; Inequality ~ Chris Creegan, Ferdinand Mount and Jeremy Seabrook; Part three: Looking forward: A personal vision ~ Matthew Taylor; Conclusion: David Utting.
Responsibility: edited by David Utting.


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