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Social Policy in a Cold Climate: policies and their consequences since the crisis
Edited by Ruth Lupton, Tania Burchardt, John Hills, Kitty Stewart and Polly Vizard
A new book published by Policy Press offers a data-rich, evidence-based analysis of the impact government policies from 2007/08 to 2015 have had on inequality and on the delivery of services such as health, education...Read more...
20 April 2016
Development Discussion Paper
Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?
Erlend Berg, Maitreesh Ghatak, R Manjula, D Rajasekhar and Sanchari Roy
This paper studies the interaction of incentive pay and social distance in the dissemination of information. We analyse theoretically as well as empirically the effect of incentive pay when agents have pro-social objecti...Read more...
1 March 2013
Helter Skelter: Families, disabled children and the benefit system
Families with disabled children are susceptible to poverty because low income is compounded by high costs. Combing caring with employment is extremely difficult, so families are heavily reliant upon benefits. But do disa...Read more...
The Future of Social Justice in Britain: A New Mission for the Community Legal Service
Jonathan M. Stein
This paper explores the disjuncture in the New Labour Government between the largest reform in fifty years of the nation's Legal Aid system and the concurrent pursuit of progressive anti-poverty, social inclusion, commun...Read more...