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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (26 Jan. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0241960908
  • ISBN-13: 978-0241960905
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.7 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 32 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 169,913 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Anna Minton has done us a service with this book . . . compelling (The Sunday Times)

A sharp and urgent anaylsis of our changing towns and cities (Metro)

A timely and powerful study . . . revelatory (Guardian)

Compelling . . . raises important questions about the meaning of liberty in contemporary society and what we are prepared to defend today (Times)

About the Author

Anna Minton is the recipient of five national journalism awards. She was former staff writer for the Financial Times and writes regularly for the Guardian. Anna is the author of The Joseph Rowntree Foundation Viewpoint on fear and distrust and is a member of the writers' panel for The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment.


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