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Name  Jeremy Seabrook

Role  Author
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Books  Pauperland: Poverty and the P, The Song of the Shirt: Cheap Cl, People Without History: In, Consuming Cultures, Children of other worlds

Pauperland: Poverty and the Poor in Britain

Jeremy Seabrook (born 1939) is an English author and journalist specialising in social, environmental and development issues. His book The Refuge and the Fortress: Britain and the Flight from Tyranny was longlisted for the Orwell Prize.


Early life

Seabrook was born in Northampton. He was educated at Northampton Grammar School and the University of Cambridge. He has worked as a teacher and a social worker.

Written Works (partial list)

  • The Unprivileged (1973)
  • A Lasting Relationship (1976)
  • What went wrong?: Working People and the Ideals of the Labour Movement (1977) (published in the United States as What went wrong?: Why Hasn’t Having More Made People Happier?)
  • Working Class Childhood (1982)
  • Unemployment in the Eighties (1983)
  • Idea of Neighbourhood, The (1984)
  • Landscapes of Poverty (1985)
  • Life and Labour in a Bombay Slum (1987)
  • The Race for Riches: Human Cost of Wealth (1988)
  • Notes From Another India (1995)
  • In the Cities of the South (1996)
  • Travels in the Skin Trade (1996)
  • The Refuge and the Fortress: Britain and the Flight From Tyranny (2008)
  • The Song of the Shirt: Cheap Clothes Across Continents and Centuries (2014)
  • References

    Jeremy Seabrook Wikipedia

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