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Introduction and overview
Damian Grimshaw, Colette Fagan, Gail Hebson, and Isabel Tavora

employers and trade unions, and the recognition that good social policy can be a productive factor (see also Rubery et al., 2003a). An important insight from the comparative institutionalist tradition for our study of inequalities is therefore the need to widen the scope of enquiry beyond the narrow frame of supply, demand and price (labour economics) and beyond those social actors usually assumed to directly regulate the employment relationship (industrial relations). This wider lens encompasses the rules and norms underpinning education and training systems, welfare

in Making work more equal
Antonia Lucia Dawes

, above all, black African street vendors as undocumented, criminal and dangerous, in order to argue for the prioritisation of their own marginalised status as Neapolitans. At the same time some people – both Neapolitans and migrants – produced a countercultural response through which they sought, in small and subtle ways, to protect each other in recognition of a common precariousness, vulnerability and desire for autonomy. This response was not explicitly tied to direct action or organised resistance, but formed part of the everyday life of the pavement. Veiled public

in Race talk
Open Access (free)
Naomi Chambers and Jeremy Taylor

. I think there's something there that needs to be looked at – an early recognition about this. Because she's now on the twenty-fifth percentile from the ninetieth. That's a significant drop, isn't it? We were referred eventually to a dietitian and they put us on the milk ladder pathway, I think it is, for my daughter to gradually build up. So, take her off everything, which we'd already done, and then gradually build her up with a tolerance. Now she's great. It was very slow, and I think that my daughter suffered for quite a good few

in Organising care around patients