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Street art saying 'Until debt tear us apart'
by Jane Millar and Peter Whiteford  |  14th February 2020

Jane Millar and Peter Whiteford look at how benefits systems can create unjust debts. This article is based on their recent paper in The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, winner of the 2019 Best Paper Prize of the Foundation for International Studies on Social Security (FISS).…Read more

Philip Alston talks with local residents

Research having an impact on policy, and the wider world, can be extremely hard to quantify, but on occasion we find an example that illustrates the great potential we have to make a difference. …Read more

by Marius Taba and Andrew Ryder  |  12th April 2018

Andrew Ryder and Marius Taba introduce how the themed section of the latest Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, exploring ideas around Roma communities in times of austerity and change.…Read more

by Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer  |  14th November 2017

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice published Universal Credit, ubiquitous conditionality and its implications for social citizenship by Peter Dwyer and Sharon Wright which was referenced in the Universal Credit Roll-out Emergency Debate on 24 October 2017 by Neil Gray (SNP).…Read more

Sharon Wright and Peter Dwyer reflect on their experience of contributing to the UK Universal Credit debate, to argue that impact activities can be most meaningful if they are aimed at making a difference that really matters.…Read more

by John Hudson, Ruth Patrick and Emma Wincup  |  10th April 2017

As new welfare reforms come into effect this month, John Hudson, Ruth Patrick and Emma Wincup, the editors of a special issue of the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice explore attitudes to and experiences of welfare.  In his first budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond was notably silent on the topical issue of Read More