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Poverty, inequality and social justice

by Kayleigh Garthwaite  |  14th July 2018

Kayleigh Garthwaite's Hunger Pains was published in 2016 by Policy Press, and won the British Academy Peter Townsend Prize 2017. Kayleigh has presented the work to cross-party MPs in a launch event in Parliament, given talks to sixth form students, spoken at the House of Lords, and to trade union groups.…Read more

Stephen Crossley discusses the National evaluation of the Troubled Families Programme 2015 to 2020 interim findings, 'dirty data', his approach and methodology and the purpose of academic research.…Read more

by Lee Gregory  |  14th May 2018

Lee Gregory discusses the ideological and conceptual issues surrounding welfare debates.…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

In the foreword to 'Dead-End Lives', Professor Dick Hobbs introduces Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero's research into Valdemingómez, Madrid, and what it reveals about the post-industrial city.…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

by Ruth Patrick  |  30th March 2017

On today's National Day of Action Against Sanctions, Ruth Patrick highlights the reality of welfare reform. The truth is that our punitive welfare reform agenda leaves people further away rather than closer to the paid labour market.…Read more