Insight into Publishing with Social Policy and Society

This is a guest blog by Elif Naz Kayran based on her experiences of Social Policy and Society's Insight into Publishing scheme.  Elif is a doctoral candidate in the Department for International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.   The process of academic publishing can be daunting - particularly for graduate students and junior… Continue reading Insight into Publishing with Social Policy and Society

How Contractual Changes to Employment Services Affect Engagement with Single Mothers

This blog is based on an article in the Journal of Social Policy.  To access the article click here. Since the early 2000s successive Australian governments have required single parents with school age children who are in receipt of income support payments to, at a minimum, engage in some form of planning to return to paid work… Continue reading How Contractual Changes to Employment Services Affect Engagement with Single Mothers

Unequal Social Protection in the United States: How Do Unemployment Insurance Programmes Vary Across States?

This blog is based on an article in the Journal of Social Policy.  Click here to access the article. The mass and prolonged unemployment resulting from the Great Recession challenged the Unemployment Insurance (UI) systems in many countries. In the wake of the Great Recession, EU member states have debated over the establishment of a… Continue reading Unequal Social Protection in the United States: How Do Unemployment Insurance Programmes Vary Across States?

The Cards You’re Dealt: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience and Youth Policy in Scotland

This blog is based on an article in Social Policy and Society.  To access the full article click here. The Scottish Government has stated its intention of making Scotland the first ‘ACE-aware’ nation. Preventing and reducing ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences), and the desire to build resilience, is now solidly secured in Scottish policy rhetoric and… Continue reading The Cards You’re Dealt: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience and Youth Policy in Scotland

Adverse Childhood Experiences Are Not the Answer for Policy

This blog is based on an article in Social Policy and Society.  To access the article click here. The term Adverse Childhood Experiences – more popularly known as ACEs - refers to abuse and household stress. The idea has increasing traction as the way forward for policy and practice in the childhood, family and public… Continue reading Adverse Childhood Experiences Are Not the Answer for Policy