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14th June 2004

“Risk” and UK Pension Reform, by Patrick Ring

Social Policy and Administration, vol.37, no.1, February 2003, pp.65-81. In this article Ring explores the meaning of ‘risk’ in the debate on the distribution of risks in pensions policy: the Read More

14th June 2004

Comparing Incomes when Needs Differ: Equivalisation for the extra costs of disability in the UK, by Asghar Zaidi and Tania Burchadt

Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics, CASEpaper no. 64, 2003, xi + 35 pp., pb. Income level does not translate in a linear fashion into standard Read More

14th June 2004

Evaluation of the Commission on Poverty, Participation and Power, by Sarah del Tufo and Lucy Gaster

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2002. Order this book The Commission on Poverty, Participation and Power was set up by the UK Coalition Against Poverty in 1999 to examine why people who Read More

14th June 2004

Timing it right? Tax credits and how to respond to income changes, by Peter Whiteford, Michael Mendelson and Jane Millar

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, 2003, 34pp, pb, 1 85935 109 3, £11.95. Order this book In April 2003 the Child Tax Credit (for families with children) and the Working Tax Read More

14th June 2004

A Citizen’s Income: a foundation for a sustainable world, by Clive Lord

John Carpenter, 2003, £8.99, pb, vii + 153pp, ISBN 1 897766 87 4. Order this book The title suggests that this is a book about the Citizen’s Income route to Read More

14th June 2004

The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector: A Reappraisal of the Comparative Institutional Advantage of Voluntary Organizations, by Brian E. Dollery and Joe L. Wallis

Edward Elgar, 2003, 208pp, hardback, 1 84064 793 0, £49.95. Order this book Voluntary organisations are those which are neither in the private (for profit) sector nor in the public Read More

14th February 2004

Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2002, by Guy Palmer, Mohibur Rahman and Peter Kenway

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2002, 110 pp., pb., 1 85935 074 7, £16.95. Order this book This is the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s fifth annual report on levels of poverty and social Read More

14th February 2004

Welfare Titans: How Lloyd George and Gordon Brown Compare, and other essays on welfare reform, Civitas, by Frank Field

London, 2002, 77 pp, pb, 1 903 386 20 9, £4. Order this book Frank Field was Director of the Child Poverty Action Group and of the Low Pay Unit Read More

14th February 2004

Children and Social Security, by Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Ashgate, Aldershot, 2003, 284 pp., hb., 0 7546 3164 8, £42.50. Order this book This book originated as papers written for a Foundation for International Studies in Social Security Conference Read More

13th February 2004

Environment and Welfare: Towards a Green Social Policy, by Tony Fitzpatrick and Michael Cahill (eds.)

Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2002, xii + 226 pp., hb., 0 333 91984 X, £45.00. Order this book The editors’ introduction debates the meaning of ‘sustainability’ and posits three possible ways Read More

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