Tom Hall is Head of the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. He has served as the British Sociological Association (BSA) Treasurer and as Editor of the BSA's flagship journal, Sociology. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and a Fellow of the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods. He is the author of Better Times Than This (Pluto, 2003) and Footwork (Pluto, 2016).
Ranging from undercover investigations in call centres, to the Communist Avant-Garde; from ethnography and biography to photography, Pluto presents our favourite books of 2016!Read full article
Tom Hall looks at how the urban landscape metes out injustices, limits rights to a home, impacts health, and contrives relationships amongst the homeless.Read full article
From the Grenfell fire, to universal credit, austerity policies have dismantled the social systems that operated as a buffer against economic hardship. The books in this reading list implore you to fight back against austerity.Read full article