We hear from the Co-Editors of Town Planning Review, Daniel Baldwin Hess, Alex Lord, and John Sturzaker, Policy & Practice Editor, Olivier Sykes and Bertie Dockerill, Editorial Assistant, about putting the COVID-19 pandemic into perspective as urban planning scholars react to a changed world.
Aboriginal Workers: a 1995 special issue of Labour History revisited in 2020.
To accompany the relaunch of the 1995 Aboriginal Workers Special Issue of Labour History, we hear from Ann McGrath, Kay Saunders, and Jackie Huggins, the editors of the original issue, as they explain why it remains so relevant today and why now was the right time to bring it back in to focus. The reissue … Continue reading
The left, migrants and solidarity – a difficult relationship
Daniel Renshaw on the Labour Party, minority communities and what you can expect from his recent book Socialism and the Diasporic Other. One of the key narratives examined in my book Socialism and the Diasporic ‘Other’ is the evolution of the attitude of the British left towards ‘difference’ at a key transitional stage for the movement. As I discuss, … Continue reading
Tara Martin López – Author Insights
This month, The Winter of Discontent by Tara Martin López is our chosen #FreeReadFriday title. Learn more about the book below through our chat with the author, before it's available to download free this Friday (7th of October). Tara Martin López is Professor of Sociology at Peninsula College.* 1. What prompted you to write this book? I first heard of … Continue reading
James Owen – Author Insights
James Owen, author of this month's #FreeReadFriday title, Labour and the Caucus gives us his insights into the book, its main arguments and highlights the theme of identity within the Labour Party. Read on to get a sense of Owen's book and peak your interest before downloading your next free LUP ebook! 1) What prompted you to write this … Continue reading