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  • Limitarianism: The Case Against Extreme Wealth by Ingrid Robeyns 9780241578193

    Limitarianism: The Case Against Extreme Wealth by Ingrid Robeyns 9780241578193

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    'The best case I've read for putting an upper limit on the accumulation of wealth' Richard Wilkinson'One of the most talked-about books to the moment ... Limitarianism floats the heretical idea that fixing society isn't just about saving the poorest from...
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  • Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass by Darren McGarvey

    Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain's Underclass by Darren McGarvey

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    Brutally honest and fearless, Poverty Safari is an unforgettable insight into modern Britain, and will change how you think about poverty.The Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller.Winner of the Orwell Prize.Named the most 'Rebellious Read of the 21st Century'...
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  • No Ordinary Day: Espionage, betrayal, terrorism and corruption - the truth behind the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher by Matt Johnson 9781802471441

    No Ordinary Day: Espionage, betrayal, terrorism and corruption - the truth behind the murder of WPC Yvonne Fletcher by Matt Johnson 9781802471441

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    SHORTLISTED FOR TWO CRIMECON.UK 2024 TRUE CRIME AWARDS IN THE 'OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING' AND 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' CATEGORIES Behind one of the greatest tragedies in UK policing history lies an incredible political scandal 'An important...
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  • The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts, Updated Edition by Richard Susskind

    The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts, Updated Edition by Richard Susskind

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    This book predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will replace them. In an internet-enhanced society, according to Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers,...
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  • Safety at street works and road works: a code of practice by Great Britain: Department for Transport 9780115531453

    Safety at street works and road works: a code of practice by Great Britain: Department for Transport 9780115531453

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780115531453Author Great Britain: Department for TransportPage Count 105Imprint TSOPublisher TSO
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  • Painting Abstract Landscapes by Gareth Edwards 9781785009730

    Painting Abstract Landscapes by Gareth Edwards 9781785009730

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    Abstract landscape painting expresses emotion while still capturing the essence of a landscape. This compelling book explores this suggestive style first developed by Turner. Using the hauntingly-beautiful paintings of Gareth Edwards, it explores the...
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  • The Underground Sea by John Berger 9781805302995

    The Underground Sea by John Berger 9781805302995

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    The Underground Sea is a succinct, urgent collection of writing from John Berger's archive. It brings together for the first time his work on mineworkers and the miners' strikes and has been edited as a set of actions for today. Publication of The...
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  • Unconditional Freedom: Universal Basic Income and Social Power by David Casassas 9780745348636

    Unconditional Freedom: Universal Basic Income and Social Power by David Casassas 9780745348636

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    'A carefully argued case for basic income as central to a democratic transformation of society' Carole Pateman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, UCLA 'This path-breaking work throws new light on how we understand work, freedom, and emancipation in...
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  • Firsts, Lasts and Onlys: Tennis: A Truly Wonderful Collection of Tennis Trivia by Paul Donnelley 9781785316364

    Firsts, Lasts and Onlys: Tennis: A Truly Wonderful Collection of Tennis Trivia by Paul Donnelley 9781785316364

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    Firsts, Lasts & Onlys is a tennis fan's delight, chock-full of astonishing events, time-honoured anecdotes and extraordinary facts. The book takes a light-hearted but authoritative look at every major tennis tournament in the world, including the...
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  • The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World by Adrian Wooldridge

    The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World by Adrian Wooldridge

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    THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR*Shortlisted for the 2021 Financial Times and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year Award*'This unique and fascinating history explains why the blame now being piled upon meritocracy for many social ills is misplaced-and...
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  • Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? by David G. Blanchflower 9780691181240

    Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? by David G. Blanchflower 9780691181240

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    A candid assessment of why the job market is not as healthy as we thinkDon't trust low unemployment numbers as proof that the labor market is doing fine-it isn't. Not Working is about those who can't find full-time work at a decent wage-the...
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  • Audit Culture: How Indicators and Rankings are Reshaping the World by Cris Shore 9780745336459

    Audit Culture: How Indicators and Rankings are Reshaping the World by Cris Shore 9780745336459

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    All aspects of our work and private lives are increasingly measured and managed. But how has this 'audit culture' arisen and what kind of a world is it producing? Cris Shore and Susan Wright provide a timely account of the rise of the new industries...
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  • The Unfair Advantage: BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD-WINNER: How You Already Have What It Takes to Succeed by Ash Ali

    The Unfair Advantage: BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD-WINNER: How You Already Have What It Takes to Succeed by Ash Ali

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    WINNER OF BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2021 AND BEST START UP/SCALE UP BOOK AWARD 2021 'A powerful way to think about success as an entrepreneur.' Ali Abdaal, Productivity YouTuber, Podcaster & Ex-Doctor 'Crucial business advice that you won't...
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  • The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and Intervention by Bernard Mayer

    The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and Intervention by Bernard Mayer

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    The Dynamics of Conflict When it was published in 2000, Bernie Mayer's The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution quickly became one of the seminal works in the conflict resolution field. The book bridged the gap between abstract theoretical approaches and...
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  • Papermaking: An Artist's Guide by Lucy Baxandall 9781785009976

    Papermaking: An Artist's Guide by Lucy Baxandall 9781785009976

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    Papermaking is truly a craft for everybody - it is accessible, sustainable and enjoyable for all ages. This book is a step-by-step guide for everyone who wants to make paper at home or in a classroom setting. With clear instructions and over 140 photos,...
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  • Maritime Men of the Asia-Pacific: True-Blue Internationals Navigating Labour Rights 1906-2006 by Diane Kirkby

    Maritime Men of the Asia-Pacific: True-Blue Internationals Navigating Labour Rights 1906-2006 by Diane Kirkby

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    Winner of the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Society (ANZLHS) Prize for 2023 Maritime workers occupy a central place in global labour history. This new and compelling account from Australia, shows seafaring and waterside unions engaged in a...
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  • Managing health and safety in construction: Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, guidance on regulations by Great Britain: Health and Safety Executive 9780717666263

    Managing health and safety in construction: Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, guidance on regulations by Great Britain: Health and Safety Executive 9780717666263

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780717666263Author HSEFormat PaperbackPage Count 90Imprint HSE BooksPublisher HSE Books
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  • Automation and the Future of Work by Aaron Benanav

    Automation and the Future of Work by Aaron Benanav

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    Silicon Valley titans, politicians, techno-futurists and social critics have united in arguing that we are living on the cusp of an era of rapid technological automation, heralding the end of work as we know it. But does the much-discussed 'rise of the...
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  • The Craftsman by Richard Sennett

    The Craftsman by Richard Sennett

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    Provocative and enlightening, Richard Sennett's The Craftsman is an exploration of craftsmanship - the desire to do a job well for its own sake - as a template for living. Most of us have to work. But is work just a means to an end? In trying to make a...
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  • The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: guidance on regulations by Great Britain: Health and Safety Executive 9780717666362

    The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989: guidance on regulations by Great Britain: Health and Safety Executive 9780717666362

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780717666362Author Great Britain: Health and Safety ExecutiveFormat PaperbackPage Count 52Imprint HSE BooksPublisher HSE Books
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  • When Nothing Works: From Cost of Living to Foundational Liveability by Luca Calafati 9781526173713

    When Nothing Works: From Cost of Living to Foundational Liveability by Luca Calafati 9781526173713

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    It's hard to escape the feeling that in Britain today nothing works. In the face of mounting inflation and widespread industrial action, this book offers an incisive analysis of the UK's problems and a new approach to tackling them.Economic growth and...
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  • The Overworked Consumer: Self-Checkouts, Supermarkets, and the Do-It-Yourself Economy by Christopher K Andrews 9781498543804

    The Overworked Consumer: Self-Checkouts, Supermarkets, and the Do-It-Yourself Economy by Christopher K Andrews 9781498543804

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    The Overworked Consumer examines how the growing use of self-service technology in the U.S. economy has contributed to Americans' feelings of busyness and overwork by asking them to perform a variety of tasks in work-like settings for free. Focusing on...
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  • Useful Work v. Useless Toil by William Morris

    Useful Work v. Useless Toil by William Morris

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    Visionary English Socialist and pioneer of the Arts and Crafts movement, William Morris argued that all work should be a source of pride and satisfaction, and that everyone should be entitled to beautiful surroundings - no matter what their class...
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  • Peter Bakes by Peter Sawkins 9781785303500

    Peter Bakes by Peter Sawkins 9781785303500

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    BAKING TO BRING A SMILE TO EVERYONE'S FACEWhen Peter Sawkins became the youngest ever winner of the Great British Bake Off in 2020, it was a landmark moment on a journey that began when he started baking flapjacks and shortbread aged five.In his debut...
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  • Heat Pumps for the Home: 2nd Edition by John Cantor 9781785007798

    Heat Pumps for the Home: 2nd Edition by John Cantor 9781785007798

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    In recent years, heat pumps have emerged as a promising new form of technology with a relatively low environmental impact. Moreover, they have presented householders with an opportunity to reduce their heating bills. Heat pumps can heat a building by...
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  • Diamonds in the Mud by Brian Reade 9781913406639

    Diamonds in the Mud by Brian Reade 9781913406639

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    'Powerful, vital and visionary' - Jimmy McGovern SOMETHING unusual happened in Britain during the spring of 2020. As the nation went into lockdown to fight a killer pandemic our view of what constituted a hero changed. Suddenly celebrity...
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  • Bait And Switch: The Futile Pursuit of the Corporate Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich 9781862078970

    Bait And Switch: The Futile Pursuit of the Corporate Dream by Barbara Ehrenreich 9781862078970

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    Intrigued by reports of increasing poverty and despair within America's white-collar corporate workforce, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to infiltrate their world as an undercover reporter and learn about the problems facing middle-class executives at first...
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  • Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants by Hsiao-Hung Pai

    Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants by Hsiao-Hung Pai

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    Each year, 200 million workers from China's vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China's GDP, but is an unorganized...
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  • Striking Back: The Untold Story of an Anti-Apartheid Striker by Mary Manning

    Striking Back: The Untold Story of an Anti-Apartheid Striker by Mary Manning

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    `Young shopworkers on Henry Street in Dublin, who in 1984 refused to handle the fruits of apartheid, provided me with great hope during my years of imprisonment, and inspiration to millions of South Africans.' Nelson Mandela Dunnes Stores cashier...
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  • Who Governs Britain?: Trade Unions, the Conservative Party and the Failure of the Industrial Relations Act 1971 by Sam Warner

    Who Governs Britain?: Trade Unions, the Conservative Party and the Failure of the Industrial Relations Act 1971 by Sam Warner

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    Providing fresh insights from the archival record, Who governs Britain? revisits the 1970-74 Conservative government to explain why the Party tried - and failed - to reform the system of industrial relations. Designed to tackle Britain's strike problem...
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  • Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity by Michael C. Jackson

    Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity by Michael C. Jackson

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    From the winner of the INCOSE Pioneer Award 2022The world has become increasingly networked and unpredictable. Decision makers at all levels are required to manage the consequences of complexity every day. They must deal with problems that arise...
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  • Reincarnation and Karma, An Introduction: The meaning of existence - from pre-birth plans to one's task in life by Judith von Halle 9781912992379

    Reincarnation and Karma, An Introduction: The meaning of existence - from pre-birth plans to one's task in life by Judith von Halle 9781912992379

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    What is the meaning of life? As human beings, we cannot avoid this most basic question of earthly existence. Is consciousness simply an accident of the universe, as modern science would claim? On the other hand, many established religions suggest that...
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  • Nickel and Dimed: Undercover in Low-Wage America by Barbara Ehrenreich

    Nickel and Dimed: Undercover in Low-Wage America by Barbara Ehrenreich

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    Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. Leaving her home, she took the cheapest lodgings she could find, and accepted whatever jobs she was offered. Nickel and Dimed...
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  • The World of Work to 2030: A practical guide to future-proofing your business and your career by Russell Beck 9781399412711

    The World of Work to 2030: A practical guide to future-proofing your business and your career by Russell Beck 9781399412711

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    A book that helps make sense of the megatrends playing out in the world today and, as a result, how individuals can future-proof their businesses and careers. In the context of work, consider two headlines that we face on a regular basis. Firstly,...
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  • Brain Rules for Work: the science of thinking smarter in the office and at home by John Medina

    Brain Rules for Work: the science of thinking smarter in the office and at home by John Medina

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    What makes an engaging presentation or a useful meeting? How can companies motivate and inspire people to do their best at work? Who are the most effective leaders? Bestselling author and scientist Dr John Medina uses peer-reviewed research to answer...
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  • The Battle of Grangemouth: A Worker's Story by Mark Lyon 9781912064007

    The Battle of Grangemouth: A Worker's Story by Mark Lyon 9781912064007

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    An account of the assault on the Union at Grangemouth in 2013, when workers were forced to accept cuts in their pay andconditions by the owner's threat of closure. Written by the Grangemouth convenor, The Battle of Grangemouth is a vital storyin trying...
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  • The Meritocracy Trap by Daniel Markovits

    The Meritocracy Trap by Daniel Markovits

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    'This book flips your world upside down. Daniel Markovits argues that meritocracy isn't a virtuous, efficient system that rewards the best and brightest. Instead it rewards middle-class families who can afford huge investments in their children's...
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  • The Complete Deer Stalker: From Field to Larder by Larry Fowles 9781785008542

    The Complete Deer Stalker: From Field to Larder by Larry Fowles 9781785008542

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    Deer stalking entails much more than walking the countryside with a rifle; there is a great deal to be considered prior to lacing boots and donning a green fleece. It is often said that the real work starts after the trigger has been squeezed. This...
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  • Uncomfortably Off: Why the Top 10% of Earners Should Care about Inequality by Marcos González Hernando

    Uncomfortably Off: Why the Top 10% of Earners Should Care about Inequality by Marcos González Hernando

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    Media attention is often focused on the very richest, the 1%, and their capacity to influence politics and shape society. But they are not the only ones who drive politics, the public conversation and much of the private sector. The focus of this book is...
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  • Total Ethics Fashion: People, our fellow animals and the planet before profit by Emma Hakansson 9781761450259

    Total Ethics Fashion: People, our fellow animals and the planet before profit by Emma Hakansson 9781761450259

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    Total Ethics Fashion: People, our fellow animals and the planet before profit is a deep dive into supply chain issues associated with fashion around the globe. 'Sustainable' and 'ethical' fashion have a problem: they've become marketing buzzwords rather...
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