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[Photo: Ruth Lupton] Professor Ruth LUPTON
Professor of Education at the University of Manchester and Visiting Professor at CASE

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 3503
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Email: ruth.lupton@manchester.ac.uk
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Research Interests:
  • Disadvantaged areas
  • Social exclusion
  • Education
Current Research Projects: STICERD/CASE Publications:
  • Hard times, new directions? The impact of local government spending cuts on three deprived neighbourhoods. Final report.
    Anne Marie Brady, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, November 2014
    Paper No' SPCCWP09: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Hard Times, New Directions? The Impact of Local Government Spending Cuts in London (Interim Report Summary)
    Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, January 2014
    Paper No' SPCCRN008: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Hard Times, New Directions? The Impact of Local Government Spending Cuts in London (Interim Report)
    Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, Ronan Smyth, Polly Vizard, December 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP07: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Labour's Record on Neighbourhood Renewal in England: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, October 2013
    Paper No' CASE/177: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on Neighbourhood Renewal in England: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP06: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Labour's Record on Education: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCWP03: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Prosperity, Poverty and Inequality in London 2000/01-2010/11
    Jack Cunliffe, Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ludovica Gambaro, Ruth Lupton, Polly Vizard, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR03: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
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  • Winners and Losers in the Crisis: The Changing Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK 2007 - 2010
    Jack Cunliffe, Ludovica Gambaro, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Polina Obolenskaya, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR02: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Labour's Social Policy Record: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 1997-2010
    John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Kitty Stewart, Polly Vizard, July 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRR01: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)

  • Low-demand Housing and Unpopular Neighbourhoods Under Labour
    Alex Fenton, Ruth Lupton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN006: Full paper (pdf)

  • The Distribution of Local Government Finance by Local Authority-Level Deprivation
    Alex Fenton, Amanda Fitzgerald, Ruth Lupton, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN005: Full paper (pdf)

  • Social Policy in a Cold Climate: A Framework for Analysing the Effects of Social Policy
    Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Ruth Lupton, Kitty Stewart, Polly Vizard, April 2013
    Paper No' SPCCRN001: Full paper (pdf)

  • The Impact of School Context: What headteachers say
    Ruth Lupton, Martin Thrupp, December 2011
    Paper No' CASE/158: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Towards the ‘Big Society’: What role for neighbourhood working? Evidence from a comparative European study
    Catherine Durose, Jonathan France, Ruth Lupton, Liz Richardson, October 2011
    Paper No' CASE/154: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Building the Big Society
    Ruth Lupton, Anne Power, Liz Richardson, Rebecca Tunstall, June 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 67: Full paper (pdf)

  • Place Typologies and their Policy Applications
    Alex Fenton, Rich Harris, Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, February 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 65: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Growing Up in Social Housing in the New Millennium: Housing, Neighbourhoods, and Early Outcomes for Children Born in 2000
    Andrew Jenkins, Dylan Kneale, Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, February 2011
    Paper No' CASE/143: Read Abstract | Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf) | Paper 3 (pdf)

  • Teenage Housing Tenure and Neighbourhoods and the Links with Adult Outcomes: Evidence from the 1970 Cohort Study
    Andrew Jenkins, Dylan Kneale, Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, January 2011
    Paper No' CASEreport 64: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Teenage Housing Tenure and Neighbourhoods and the Links with Adult Outcomes: Evidence from the 1970 Cohort Study
    Andrew Jenkins, Dylan Kneale, Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, January 2011
    Paper No' CASEbrief 29: Full paper (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • Are there neighbourhood effects on teenage parenthood in the UK, and does it matter for policy? A review of theory and evidence
    Dylan Kneale, Ruth Lupton, September 2010
    Paper No' CASE/141: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Parallel lives? Ethnic segregation in schools and neighbourhoods
    Simon Burgess, Ruth Lupton, Deborah Wilson, June 2005
    Paper No' CASE 101: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Changing Neighbourhoods? Mapping the geography of poverty and worklessness using the 1991 and 2001 Census
    Ruth Lupton, March 2005
    Paper No' Census 3: Full paper (pdf)

  • Minority Ethnic Groups in Britain
    Ruth Lupton, Anne Power, November 2004
    Paper No' Census 2: Paper 1 (pdf) | Paper 2 (pdf) | Paper 3 (pdf)
    Paper copy now out of print.

  • What We Know about Neighbourhood Change: A literature review
    Ruth Lupton, Anne Power, September 2004
    Paper No' CASEreport 27: Full paper (pdf)

  • The Growth and Decline of Cities and Regions
    Ruth Lupton, Anne Power, July 2004
    Paper No' Census 1: Full paper (pdf)

  • Schools in Disadvantaged Areas: Recognising context and raising quality
    Ruth Lupton, January 2004
    Paper No' CASE 076: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • 'Neighbourhood Effects': Can we measure them and does it matter?
    Ruth Lupton, November 2003
    Paper No' CASE 073: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Is Targeting Deprived Areas an Effective Means to Reach Poor People? An assessment of one rationale for area-based funding programmes
    Ruth Lupton, Rebecca Tunstall, June 2003
    Paper No' CASE 070: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

  • Heroin and Crack Cocaine Markets in Deprived Areas: Seven local case studies
    Ruth Lupton, Tiggey May, Paul J Turnbull, Hamish Warburton, Andrew Wilson, January 2002
    Paper No' CASEreport 19: Full paper (pdf)

  • Places Apart? The initial report of CASE's areas study
    Ruth Lupton, February 2001
    Paper No' CASEreport 14: Full paper (pdf)

  • Poverty, Social Exclusion and Neighbourhood: Studying the area bases of social exclusion
    Howard Glennerster, Ruth Lupton, Philip Noden, Anne Power, March 1999
    Paper No' CASE 022: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)