Policy-Making

Re-thinking Causality for Social Policy Research Professor Bren Neale

Degrowth and Social Policy: Towards a Sustainable Welfare State Professor Max Koch

Local Knowledge Mapping: How to Move Beyond Morality Politics When Designing Prostitution and Sex Industry Policy Dr Alba Lanau and Dr Andrea Matolsci

Digital Social Policy: How AI Can Transform Social Services Professor Paul Heyman

Welfare Professions as the Overlooked Actors of Welfare States Kathrine Carstensen, Dr Viola Burau, Professor Hanne Marlene Dahl and Andreas Nielsen Hald

Keeping Faith in 2030? Religion, Populism and International Development Dr Jörg Horstein and Professor Emma Tomalin

Deserving of Social Support? Street-Level Bureaucrats’ Decisions on EU Migrants’ Benefit Claims in Germany Dr Nora Ratzmann

Those Were the Days: Welfare Nostalgia and the Populist Radical Right Sven Schreurs

Why Taxation Matters to Social Policy Dr Sally Ruane

Social Constructions of Children and Youth: Beyond Dependents and Deviants Professor Mary Collins and Dr Michelle Mead

Rethinking Tax Systems for a Post-Covid Social Contract Professor Andrew Baker and Professor Richard Murphy

Self-Reflexivity as a Form of Client Participation: A Restricted Form of Client Empowerment? Dr Merete Monrad

Identifying Pathways to Significant Pension Reform Dr Leandro Carrera and Dr Marina

Decent Work in Scotland: An Agenda-Setting Analysis Dr Hartwig Pautz, Dr Sally Wright and Professor Chik Collins

Reconsidering ‘What Works’: ‘Relational Inequality’ and Applied Social Policy Research Dr Tanja Dall and Dr Sophie Danneris

The Opportunities and Obstacles for a ‘Scottish Approach’ to Race Equality Professor Nasar Meer

Parliamentary Committee Witnesses: Why It Matters Who Parliament Hears From Professor Hugh Bochel and Anouk Berthier

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

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