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This issue (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2015, ISSN: 1360-7804)

Edited by Rachel Brooks and Paul Hodkinson

Peer reviewed articles

Drawing What Homelessness Looks Like: Using Creative Visual Methods as a Tool of Critical Pedagogy

Jon Dean

Basic Skills, Literacy Practices and the €'Hidden Injuries of Class'

Mark Cieslik and Donald Simpson

Using Narrative Sources from the Mass Observation Archive to Study Everyday Food and Families in Hard Times: Food Practices in England During 1950

Abigail Knight, Julia Brannen and Rebecca O'Connell

Rural Putsch: Power, Class, Social Relations and Change in the English Rural Village

Sam Hillyard

Promises, Promises: Lessons in Research Ethics from the Belfast Project and ‘The Rape Tape’ Case

Kay Inckle

Everyday Belonging and Ageing: Place and Generational Change

Vanessa May and Stewart Muir

The 'Peaks and Troughs’ of Societal Violence: Revisiting the Actions of Turkish and Kurdish Shopkeepers During the 2011 London Riots

Giorgia Doná and Helen Taylor

The Casanova-Myth: Legend and Anxiety in the Seduction Community

Jitse Schuurmans and Lee F. Monaghan

Studying the Complex Dynamics of Family Relationships: A Figurational Approach

Anna-Maija Castrén and Kaisa Ketokivi

Book reviews

Ageing with Disability: A Lifecourse Perspective (Ageing and the Lifecourse Series) by Jeppsson-Grassman, Eva

Reviewed by Mark Sherry

Utopia as Method: The Imaginary Reconstitution of Society by Levitas, Ruth

Reviewed by Graham Crow

Books Received