Journal of Social Policy

(The TQCC of Journal of Social Policy is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
A lost decade? A renewed case for adult social care reform in England24
Beyond Welfare Chauvinism and Deservingness. Rationales of Belonging as a Conceptual Framework for the Politics and Governance of Migrants’ Rights22
If I [Take] Leave, Will You Stay? Paternity Leave and Relationship Stability22
Comparing the availability of paid parental leave for same-sex and different-sex couples in 34 OECD countries20
The Continuing Effects of Welfare Reform on Food Bank use in the UK: The Roll-out of Universal Credit16
The Impact of Reduced Working Hours and Furlough Policies on Workers’ Mental Health at the Onset of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study16
Determinants of Equitable Social Policy in Latin America (1990–2013)15
Receiving Social Assistance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Negating Shame or Producing Stigma?15
Using Artificial Intelligence to classify Jobseekers: The Accuracy-Equity Trade-off13
Locked-in or Locked-out: Can a Public Services Market Really Change?13
Social Investment, Redistribution or Basic Income? Exploring the Association Between Automation Risk and Welfare State Attitudes in Europe12
‘Rising demand and decreasing resources’: Theorising the ‘cost of austerity’ as a barrier to social worker discretion10
Co-Creation in an era of Welfare Conditionality – Lessons from Denmark10
The Impact of Universal Credit Rollout on Housing Security: An Analysis of Landlord Repossession Rates in English Local Authorities10
Food insecurity in Europe: Who is at risk, and how successful are social benefits in protecting against food insecurity?10
Mental Health Problems at a Critical Juncture: Exit from Social Assistance among Young Finns9
In-work Universal Credit: Claimant Experiences of Conditionality Mismatches and Counterproductive Benefit Sanctions9
The third sector in a strategically selective landscape – the case of commissioning public services9
Non-for-Profits and EU Citizens’ Cross-Border Social Rights in Different Welfare States8
Can Robots Understand Welfare? Exploring Machine Bureaucracies in Welfare-to-Work8
Ambiguity and Conflict in Policy Implementation: The Case of the New Care Models (Vanguard) Programme in England8
Educational Inequalities in Labor Market Exit of Older Workers in 15 European Countries7
Conceptualising state-market-family relationships in comparative research: a conceptual goodness view on defamilization7
Short-Term Health Policy Responses to Crisis and Uncertainty7
Welfare and Conflict: Policy Failure in the Indonesian Cash Transfer7
Unemployment, sanctions and mental health: the relationship between benefit sanctions and antidepressant prescribing7
Placement Advisors as Innovators. How Professionals Use Enhanced Discretion in Germany’s Public Employment Services6
Examining Veterans’ Interactions with the UK Social Security System through a Trauma-Informed Lens6
In Defence of Ordinary Help: Estimating the effect of Early Help/Family Support Spending on Children in Need Rates in England using ALT-SR6
Inequalities in Spatial Accessibility of Childcare: The Role of Non-profit Providers6
Conditional Solidarity - Attitudes Towards Support for Others During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic6
Insiders under pressure: Flexibilization at the margins and wage inequality6
Moving Social Policy from Mental Illness to Public Wellbeing6
Austerity Beyond Crisis: Economists and the Institution of Austere Social Spending for At-Risk Children in Israel6
The Diversity and Causality of Pension Reform Pathways: A Fuzzy-set Qualitative Comparative Analysis6
European Youth Work Policy and Young People’s Experience of Open Access Youth Work6
Opening universities’ doors for business? Marketization, the search for differentiation and employability in England6
Blurring and Bridging: The Role of Volunteers in Dementia Care within Homes and Communities6
Self-Reflexivity as a form of Client Participation: Clients as Citizens, Consumers, Partners or Self-Entrepreneurs5
Bringing Women on Board: The Social Policy Implications of Gender Diversity in Top Jobs5
The Impacts of Benefit Sanctions: A Scoping Review of the Quantitative Research Evidence5
Preferences, vote choice, and the politics of social investment: Addressing the puzzle of unequal benefits of childcare provision5
‘It’s Not Just About a Rainbow Lanyard’: How Structural Cisnormativity Undermines the Enactment of Anti-Discrimination Legislation in the Welsh Homelessness Service5
Parental Freedom in the Context of Risk to the Child: Citizens’ Views of Child Protection and the State in the US and Norway5
Social Movements and Social Policy: New Research Horizons5
Trapped into Reverse Asymmetry: Public Employment Services Dealing with Employers5
Private Benefits? External Benefits? Outcomes of Private Schooling in 21st Century Britain5
The Problem of Success and Failure in Public-private Innovation Partnerships5
Understanding Healthcare Social Enterprises: A New Public Governance Perspective5
Social Investment, Employment and Policy and Institutional Complementarities: A Comparative Analysis across 26 OECD Countries5
Decent Work in Scotland, an Agenda-Setting Analysis5
Minimum Wage as a Social Policy Instrument: Evidence from Germany5
Changes in Access to Australian Disability Support Benefits During a Period of Social Welfare Reform4
Understanding Default Behaviour in Workplace Pensions: Automatic Enrolment in the UK.4
Plumbing the Depths: The Changing (Socio-Demographic) Profile of UK Poverty4
‘Mutatio Sub Pressura’: An Exploration of the Youth Policy Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Germany4
Precarious Work, Unemployment Benefit Generosity and Universal Basic Income Preferences: A Multilevel Study on 21 European Countries4
First step and last resort: One-Euro-Jobs after the reform4
The Taxation of Families: How Gendered (De)Familialization Tax Policies Modify Horizontal Income Inequality4
Empowering Lone Parents to Progress towards Employability4
How do you Shape a Market? Explaining Local State Practices in Adult Social Care4
Digital Social Policy: Past, Present, Future4
Subsidising rice and sugar? The Public Distribution System and Nutritional Outcomes in Andhra Pradesh, India4
Scandinavian Approaches to Begging as a Policy Problem and the Double Insider/Outsider Status of Marginalized Intra-EU Migrants4
The role of social innovation policy in social service sector reform: Evidence from Hong Kong4
Functional assessments in the UK social security system: the experiences of claimants with mental health conditions4
Financial inclusion in the digital banking age: Lessons from rural India4
Social Constructions of Children and Youth: Beyond Dependents and Deviants4
Public Pension Generosity and Old-Age Poverty in OECD countries4
Why Do Poor People Not Take up Benefits? Evidence from the Barcelona’s B-MINCOME Experiment4
Second Earners and In-Work Poverty in Europe4
The Politics of Change. Coalitional politics and labour market reforms during the sovereign debt crisis in Portugal3
Institutions and the politics of agency in COVID-19 response: Federalism, executive power, and public health policy in Brazil, India, and the U.S.3
Necessities Laid Bare: An Examination of Possible Justifications for Peter Townsend’s Purely Relative Definition of Poverty3
Income Insecurity and the Relational Coping Strategies of Low-Income Households in the UK3
Government profiles as perceived by governments’ NPO partners in Chinese social service delivery3
The role of social enterprises in facilitating labour market integration for people with disabilities: A convenient deflection from policy mainstreaming?3
“First the Grub, then the Morals”? Disentangling the Self-Interest and Ideological Drivers of Attitudes Towards Demanding Activation Policies in Belgium3
To Claim or Not to Claim: Investigating Non-Take-Up of Welfare Schemes Targeting Hong Kong Older Adults and the Stigma Attached to Them3
Governing Researchers through Public Involvement3
Financialization of Eldercare in a Nordic Welfare State3
“You have to work…but you can’t!”: Contradictions of the Active Labour Market Policies for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK3
A new era of social policy integration? Looking at the case of health, social care and housing3
Building the Future from the Present: Imagining Post-Growth, Post-Productivist Ecosocial Policy3
The Scope of Possibilities for User Influence in Norwegian Municipal Care Services3
Does the family care best? Ideals of care in a familialistic care regime3
Who excludes? Young People’s Experience of Social Exclusion3
The Street-Level Organisation in-between Employer Needs and Client Needs: Creaming Users by Motivation in the Norwegian Employment and Welfare Service (NAV)3
Missing Incomes in the UK: Evidence and Policy Implications3
Family as a Redistributive Principle of the Welfare State. The Case of Germany3
How Does the Provision of Childcare Services Affect Mothers’ Employment Intentions? Empirical Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment3
How Much Choice is Enough? Parental Satisfaction with Secondary School Choice in England and Scotland2
Institutional Business Power: The Case of Ireland’s Private Home Care Providers2
The Newly-Recognised Refugees Most at Risk of Homelessness in England2
Improving Take-Up by Reaching Out to Potential Beneficiaries. Insights from a Large-Scale Field Experiment in Belgium2
Subnational Social Investment in Three European Cities: An Exploratory Comparison2
Wishing for More: Technological Change, the Rise of Involuntary Part-Time Employment and the Role of Active Labour Market Policies2
Which Active Labor Market Policies Work for Male Refugees? Evidence from Germany2
A theory of informal and formal social citizenship and welfare2
The Discursive Construction of Accessibility and its Implications for Outreach Work2
The rise of big philanthropy in global social policy: implications for policy transfer and analysis2
The Distinctiveness of Smaller Voluntary Organisations Providing Welfare Services2
Legitimating collaboration, collaborating to legitimate: Justification work in “holistic” services for long-term unemployed persons2
‘The Biggest Charity You’ve Never Heard of’: Institutional Logics of Charity and the State in Public Fundraising in Scotland’s NHS.2
Can poverty alleviation programs crowd-in private support? Short- and Middle-Run Effects of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Inter-Household Transfers2
How Welfare Professions Contribute to the Making of Welfare Governance: Professional Agency and Institutional Work in Elder Care2
Socio-Economic Performance of European Welfare States in Technology-Induced Employment Scenarios2
Solving Her Problems? Beyond the Seductive Appeal of Specialist Problem-Solving Courts for Women Offenders in England and Wales2
Class Conflict or Consensus? Understanding Social Partner Positions on Social Policy Reforms2
Protest and Social Policies for Outsiders: The Expansion of Social Pensions in Latin America2
Hybrid entitlement: Welfare recipients’ perceptions of entitlement to social rights2
The Polarising Worlds of Welfare: Political Orientations, Macroeconomic Context, and Support for Redistribution2
Subsidized Household Services and Informal Employment: The Belgian Service Voucher Policy2
How Socioeconomic Status and Family Social Capital Matter for the Subjective Well-Being of Young People: Implications for the Child and Family Welfare Policy in Ghana2
Does Student Loan Debt Structure Young People’s Housing Tenure? Evidence from England2
Global Patterns of Contemporary Welfare States2
A Social Policy Case for a Four-Day Week2
Expanding Welfare State Borders: Trade Unions and the Introduction of Pro-Outsiders Social Policies in Italy and Argentina2
‘Navigating’ the Value of Lived Experience in Support Work with Multiply Disadvantaged Adults2
Market-Oriented Policies on Care for Older People in Urban China: Examining the Experiment-Based Policy Implementation Process2
The Minimum Income Standard and equivalisation: reassessing relative costs of singles and couples and of adults and children2
An analysis of the Dutch-style pension plans proposed by UK policy-makers2
Social Policy in a Climate Emergency Context: Towards an Ecosocial Research Agenda2