Lessons From the Media in the First Six Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

This blog is based on an article in Social Policy and Society by Ian Greener, Martin Powell and Sophie King-Hill. Click here to access the article. The links between the media and policy agenda setting are often overlooked. Whilst policy makers did not look explicitly to the media for lessons in the first six months… Continue reading Lessons From the Media in the First Six Months of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Undocumented Pregnant Women: Including the Body, Excluding the Person?

This blog is based on an article by Nina Sahraoui published in the Journal of Social Policy and Society. Click here to access the article. Undocumented pregnant women experience conflicting socio-political positions. As pregnant women, they tend to benefit from some minimal inclusion through access to perinatal and maternal healthcare services in most European countries. Yet as undocumented persons they… Continue reading Undocumented Pregnant Women: Including the Body, Excluding the Person?

Policy to Support Young People Exiting Child Welfare

This blog is based on an article in the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy by Benjamin Strahl, Adrian D. van Breda, Varda Mann-Feder and Wolfgang Schröer. Click here to access the article. For young people growing up in foster or residential care, in the child welfare system, the transition out of care at… Continue reading Policy to Support Young People Exiting Child Welfare

Is the ‘Paradox of Redistribution’ Still Valid?

This blog is based on an article in the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy by Dimitri Gugushvili and Tijs Laenen. Click here to access the article. Whether social welfare programmes should be universal or targeted only at poor people is one of the central debates in social policy discourse. An argument often invoked… Continue reading Is the ‘Paradox of Redistribution’ Still Valid?