Find out what Citizen Network members have been reading.
Mary O'Hara's book describes the many dimensions of 'austerity' and how it is affecting the lives of ordinary people in…
Whitehall Through the Looking Glass
Henry Tam's excellent novel explores what happens when corporate interests take complete control of British…
Limits of Medicine
Vinesh Kumar reviews Ivan Illich's classic Limits to Medicine - Medical Nemesis: the expropriation of health.
Simon Duffy reviews Nassim Nicholas Taleb's book Antifragile - things that gain from disorder.
Simon Duffy reviews Daniel Raventos's Basic Income: the material conditions of freedom.
The Unmaking of Man
Written by Simon Duffy The Unmaking of Man is an exploration of what we can learn from the Holocaust and how it applies to…
People Centred Public Health
This book examines how members of the public can get involved in public health, primarily as volunteers or lay health…
No Going Back
Authors Tim Keilty and Kellie Woodley write about the forgotten voices from Prudhoe Hospital.
A review by David Towell of The Resilience Imperative by Michael Lewis and Pat Conaty.
Rebecca Elliott's children's book get to the heart of human dignity and the vital link between diversity and equality.
Relative Matters - The essential guide to finding your way around the care system for older people
Fellow of the Centre Chris Moon-Willems has published an important new book on care and support for older people.
The Transition Companion
Rob Hopkins explores how local communities can become more resilient and, in particular, less damaging to the global…
Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet
Tim Jackson's new book outlines the case for a new vision of prosperity, one linked to our meaningful participation in…
Commissioning for Health and Well-Being
This book explores what commissioning is, where it has come from and where it might be taking us.
Why The Third Way Failed
Bill Jordan's book describes the development and failure of the 'Third Way' and it latest iteration 'Big Society.'
Longcare Survivors - The Biography of a Care Scandal
John Pring's powerful account of institutional abuse, its history and its long-term effects.
Citizenship & Person-Centered Work
Edited by John O'Brien & Carol Blessing, leaders of the inclusion movement share their invaluable learning.
Towards a Good Life?
A discussion of the Western philosophical tradition and the lives of people with learning difficulties.
Marie - A Life Moving Forward
The true story of one woman's ongoing fight against the system and her eventual triumph against all the odds.
The Spirit Level: why equality is better for everyone
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett demonstrate that inequalities damage the wellbeing of everyone in society - not…
The Rise of the Meritocracy
Michael Young's classic attack on the arrogance and thoughtlessness of our meritocracy and failure to understand the…
Much More to Life than Services
Bob Rhodes offers a vision for personalisation in social care that goes beyond the use of social care services and…
Turning the World Upside Down
Nigel Crisp describes why western, developed countries have much to learn from developing countries who have had to…
Radical Hope: Education and Equality in Australia
Noel Pearson describes how educational reform has failed for aboriginal people and makes the case for welfare reform…
Development from Within
Varun Vidyarthi and Patricia Wilson explore the power of group reflection for achieving sustainable change in all…
But I Don't Want Eldercare!
Terry Lynch's ground-breaking book explains how you can help your parents to stay as strong as they can, as long as they…
Keys to Citizenship
A guide to getting good support for people with learning disabilities.