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13th March 2003

Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment, by Tania Burchardt and Julian Le Grand

(CASEpaper 55, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics, 2002). A summary appears as CASEbrief 22. This paper attempts to assess the extent to which the behaviour Read More

13th March 2003

Work after Welfare, Benefits, number 34, volume 10, issue 2, June 2002

This edition of Benefits suggests that the agenda has moved on – or rather, that it ought to do so. As Robert Walker writes in his editorial, “getting people from Read More

13th March 2003

Growing together or growing apart?, by Martin Evans, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright, George Smith, Myfanwy Lloyd and Chris Dibben

Growing together or growing apart? Geographic patterns of change of Income Support and income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants in England between 1995 and 2000 (The Policy Press for the Joseph Rowntree Read More

13th March 2003

Australian Welfare Reform: From Citizenship to Supervision, by Sheila Shaver

Social Policy and Administration, vol.36, no.4, August 2002, pp.331-345. Shaver’s paper examines the implications of welfare reform for the meaning of social citizenship in Australia. She concludes that deepening emphases Read More

14th November 2002

Monitoring poverty and social exclusion 2001, by Mohibur Rahman, Guy Palmer and Peter Kenway

(Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2001, ISBN 1 85935 069 0).Paper back. Order this book “This report provides updated statistics for 50 indicators which between them portray the key features of poverty Read More

14th November 2002

Ethics and Social Security Reform, by Erik Schokkaert

(International Studies on Social Security, vol 7, Aldershot: Ashgate). Hard Back £65.00 Order this book. This volume, published for the Foundation for International Studies on Social Security has thirteen chapters Read More

14th November 2002

Women, Work and Pensions, by Jay Ginn, Debra Street and Sara Arber (eds.)

(Open University Press, 2002, 270 pages). Paper Back £24.00. Order this book The issue of income maintenance in later life is one of considerable interest to the individual and the Read More

14th November 2002

Changing Labour Markets, Welfare Policies and Citizenship, by Jorgen Goul Andersen and Per H. Jensen (eds)

(Bristol: The Policy Press, 2002) ISBN: 1-86134-272-1. Paper Back £ 23.99 Order this book Written by scholars from the British, Scandinavian and continental European welfare state traditions, this compilation provides Read More

13th November 2002

Housing Benefit Reform: Next Steps, by Peter Kemp, Steve Wilcox and David Rhodes

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2002. Paper Back. Order this book Our first issue for this year was on housing costs, and we particularly noted the Pivot Initiative’s proposals for Housing Benefit Read More

14th July 2002

Poverty and Social Exclusion in Europe, by Matt Barnes et al

(Edward Elgar, 2002, £45). Order this book In this book an international group of researchers use European Community Household Panel data to explore the extent and nature of social exclusion Read More

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