2018

2018

December

Does Paid Work Guarantee a Secure Retirement? Low-income Single Mothers and Policy Imperatives of Welfare-to-Work Programmes in Israel Dr Anat Herbst-Debby

Troubled Families: What Role for the State? Dr Sadie Parr

Would Foucault Have Backed Macron? Revisiting ‘The Birth of Biopolitics’ Lectures Dr Paul Michael Garrett

November

Universal Credit: Design Matters Professor Jane Millar and Dr Fran Bennett

Have Welfare-to-Work Reforms Promoted Citizen Responsibility? Dr Andreas Eriksen

‘Reproducing the Stereotypes’: Family Complexity, Resource Scarcity and Social Work Decision-Making Dr Will Mason and Dr Julie Walsh

October

An Idea Whose Time Has Come? The Return of Universal Basic Income Dr Peter Sloman

EU Social Policy After Brexit Professor Mary Daly

Activating Employers in Active Labour Market Policy Professor Thomas Bredgaard

Age War as the New Class War? A Media Analysis Dr Susan Pickard

September

Is UK Welfare-to-Work Working? Short Answer: No Dr John David Jordan

It’s Good to Talk: Academics, Policy-Makers and Financial Inclusion Dr Rajiv Prabhakar

Rethinking Research Impact: How and Why Social Policy Academics Should Try to Change the UK’s Approach Professor Kat Smith and Dr Ellen Stewart

August

What Impact Does the Living Wage Have on Poverty? Professor Jonathan Bradshaw

Magic Numbers, Evidence and Universal Credit Dr Jo Ingold and Dr Mark Monaghan