- Title Pages
- Notes on contributors
- 1 Introduction
- 2 ‘Social evils’ and ‘social problems’ in Britain since 1904
- 3 Uneasy and powerless: views from the online consultation
- 4 Truncated opportunities: eliciting unheard voices on social evils
- 5 Living with social evils: further views from people in disadvantaged groups
- 6 Preface
- 7 Has there been a decline in values in British society?
- 8 Social evils and social good
- 9 Unkind, risk averse and untrusting: if this is today’s society, can we change it?
- 10 What and who is it we don’t trust?
- 11 Fear and distrust in 21st-century Britain
- 12 The absence of society
- 13 A wrong turn in the search for freedom?
- 14 Individualism and community: investing in civil society
- 15 Opportunity and aspiration: two sides of the same coin?
- 16 Five types of inequality
- 17 The poor and the unequal
- 18 Reflections on social evils and human nature
- 19 Afterword
- Appendix How the ‘social evils’ consultations were organised
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