Britain in 2008

ESRC Britain in 2008 logoThe Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has just published Britain in 2008, which showcases the diversity of ESRC-funded research around the state of the nation in 2008. It offers a concise analysis of research and topical issues concerning Britain today, which is suitable for both academic and general audiences.

Features in this edition include:

  • Working for baby: Why is motherhood such hard work?
  • Radical changes in the NHS: 60 years in the life of the National Health Service
  • In search of Britain’s knowledge economy: Britain’s productivity record
  • The UK’s food: Our changing attitudes to food
  • China – the rising power: China’s phenomenal economic progress

Britain in 2008 is available in high street stores in the UK, including WHSmith, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Borders. It is priced at ¬£3.95.

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