Children and young people ‘Looked after’?: Education, intervention and the everyday culture of care in Wales edited by Dawn Mannay, Alyson Rees and Louise Roberts.

“I shouldn’t be labelled or underestimated just because I am “looked after”. I am not just a number, I am me” This timely and relevant book takes an in depth look at the many issues facing care experience...

The Pumpkin Project by Katie Smith

Originally published in 2016, The Pumpkin Project won that year’s Top Tales competition run by ITV’s Lorraine. The book is a funny, warm and engagingly inter-generational story of how young Lottie Parsons...

Stay A Little Longer by Bali Rai

This is a story that’s full of very difficult issues – issues that need to be handled with care and skill – but don’t, for a minute, let that put you off. In the hands of an experienced and outstanding young...

Strangers to England: Immigration to England 1100 – 1945 by Colin Nicolson

  One of the drawbacks to having a job in academia – especially in a subject like sociology – is that the books you tend to read or recommend to students aren’t necessarily the most visually beautiful or...

Ramparts of Resistance : Why workers lost their power and how to get it back by Sheila Cohen

One of the outstanding features of politics in the UK during the last decade has been the near disappearance of trade unionism as a presence in contemporary debates about where Britain is heading in terms of...

The Pumpkin Project by Katie Smith

Originally published in 2016, The Pumpkin Project won that year’s Top Tales competition run by ITV’s Lorraine. The book is a funny, warm and engagingly inter-generational story of how young Lottie Parsons teams-up with her grandfather to put one...

Stay A Little Longer by Bali Rai

This is a story that’s full of very difficult issues – issues that need to be handled with care and skill – but don’t, for a minute, let that put you off. In the hands of an experienced and outstanding young adult novelist like Bali Rai it doesn’t...