Journal of Social Policy

(The TQCC of Journal of Social Policy is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
A lost decade? A renewed case for adult social care reform in England30
The Impact of Reduced Working Hours and Furlough Policies on Workers’ Mental Health at the Onset of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study25
Beyond Welfare Chauvinism and Deservingness. Rationales of Belonging as a Conceptual Framework for the Politics and Governance of Migrants’ Rights25
Can Robots Understand Welfare? Exploring Machine Bureaucracies in Welfare-to-Work23
The Continuing Effects of Welfare Reform on Food Bank use in the UK: The Roll-out of Universal Credit21
Co-Creation in an era of Welfare Conditionality – Lessons from Denmark20
Social Investment, Redistribution or Basic Income? Exploring the Association Between Automation Risk and Welfare State Attitudes in Europe20
Social Policy in a Climate Emergency Context: Towards an Ecosocial Research Agenda19
Building the Future from the Present: Imagining Post-Growth, Post-Productivist Ecosocial Policy18
The Impacts of Benefit Sanctions: A Scoping Review of the Quantitative Research Evidence16
Digital Social Policy: Past, Present, Future15
In-work Universal Credit: Claimant Experiences of Conditionality Mismatches and Counterproductive Benefit Sanctions15
‘Rising demand and decreasing resources’: Theorising the ‘cost of austerity’ as a barrier to social worker discretion12
Educational Inequalities in Labor Market Exit of Older Workers in 15 European Countries12
The Taxation of Families: How Gendered (De)Familialization Tax Policies Modify Horizontal Income Inequality11
Plumbing the Depths: The Changing (Socio-Demographic) Profile of UK Poverty11
European Youth Work Policy and Young People’s Experience of Open Access Youth Work11
Social Investment, Employment and Policy and Institutional Complementarities: A Comparative Analysis across 26 OECD Countries10
The third sector in a strategically selective landscape – the case of commissioning public services10
Conceptualising state-market-family relationships in comparative research: a conceptual goodness view on defamilization10
Public Pension Generosity and Old-Age Poverty in OECD countries10
Understanding Healthcare Social Enterprises: A New Public Governance Perspective10
Insiders under pressure: Flexibilization at the margins and wage inequality10
Financial inclusion in the digital banking age: Lessons from rural India9
Short-Term Health Policy Responses to Crisis and Uncertainty9
Conditional Solidarity - Attitudes Towards Support for Others During the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic9
Trapped into Reverse Asymmetry: Public Employment Services Dealing with Employers9
The Lived Experience of Financialization at the UK Financial Fringe9
Mental Health Problems at a Critical Juncture: Exit from Social Assistance among Young Finns9
Changes in Access to Australian Disability Support Benefits During a Period of Social Welfare Reform9
Examining Veterans’ Interactions with the UK Social Security System through a Trauma-Informed Lens8
Moving Social Policy from Mental Illness to Public Wellbeing8
To Claim or Not to Claim: Investigating Non-Take-Up of Welfare Schemes Targeting Hong Kong Older Adults and the Stigma Attached to Them8
Social Movements and Social Policy: New Research Horizons7
Subnational Social Investment in Three European Cities: An Exploratory Comparison7
The role of social enterprises in facilitating labour market integration for people with disabilities: A convenient deflection from policy mainstreaming?7
Does Student Loan Debt Structure Young People’s Housing Tenure? Evidence from England7
The Implications of Political Trust for Supporting Public Transport7
“First the Grub, then the Morals”? Disentangling the Self-Interest and Ideological Drivers of Attitudes Towards Demanding Activation Policies in Belgium7
How do you Shape a Market? Explaining Local State Practices in Adult Social Care7
A Social Policy Case for a Four-Day Week7
In Defence of Ordinary Help: Estimating the effect of Early Help/Family Support Spending on Children in Need Rates in England using ALT-SR7
Preferences, vote choice, and the politics of social investment: Addressing the puzzle of unequal benefits of childcare provision6
First step and last resort: One-Euro-Jobs after the reform6
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 Ghana6
Financialization of Eldercare in a Nordic Welfare State6
A time of need: Exploring the changing poverty risk facing larger families in the UK6
Who excludes? Young People’s Experience of Social Exclusion6
Placement Advisors as Innovators. How Professionals Use Enhanced Discretion in Germany’s Public Employment Services6
Parental Freedom in the Context of Risk to the Child: Citizens’ Views of Child Protection and the State in the US and Norway5
Necessities Laid Bare: An Examination of Possible Justifications for Peter Townsend’s Purely Relative Definition of Poverty5
Government profiles as perceived by governments’ NPO partners in Chinese social service delivery5
The role of social innovation policy in social service sector reform: Evidence from Hong Kong5
“You have to work…but you can’t!”: Contradictions of the Active Labour Market Policies for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK5
Governing Researchers through Public Involvement5
Scandinavian Approaches to Begging as a Policy Problem and the Double Insider/Outsider Status of Marginalized Intra-EU Migrants5
‘It’s Not Just About a Rainbow Lanyard’: How Structural Cisnormativity Undermines the Enactment of Anti-Discrimination Legislation in the Welsh Homelessness Service5
Empowering Lone Parents to Progress towards Employability5
Institutions and the politics of agency in COVID-19 response: Federalism, executive power, and public health policy in Brazil, India, and the U.S.5
Why Do Poor People Not Take up Benefits? Evidence from the Barcelona’s B-MINCOME Experiment5
The Problem of Success and Failure in Public-private Innovation Partnerships5
A theory of informal and formal social citizenship and welfare5
Income Insecurity and the Relational Coping Strategies of Low-Income Households in the UK4
The effects of an old-age allowance programme on intergenerational interactions in Taiwan: Heterogeneous effects by adult children’s motives for giving4
Working Less, Not More in a Workfare Programme: Group Solidarity, Informal Norms and Alternative Value Systems Amongst Activated Participants4
Subsidising rice and sugar? The Public Distribution System and Nutritional Outcomes in Andhra Pradesh, India4
Income Loss and Leave Taking: Increased Financial Benefits and Fathers’ Parental Leave Use in Sweden4
A new era of social policy integration? Looking at the case of health, social care and housing4
Subsidized Household Services and Informal Employment: The Belgian Service Voucher Policy4
The Rise and Fall of Social Housing? Housing Decommodification in Long-run Comparison4
Wishing for More: Technological Change, the Rise of Involuntary Part-Time Employment and the Role of Active Labour Market Policies4
‘Mutatio Sub Pressura’: An Exploration of the Youth Policy Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Germany4
Family as a Redistributive Principle of the Welfare State. The Case of Germany4
A Fast Track to Social Rights? Passported Benefits and Administrative Burden4
The Street-Level Organisation in-between Employer Needs and Client Needs: Creaming Users by Motivation in the Norwegian Employment and Welfare Service (NAV)4
Does the family care best? Ideals of care in a familialistic care regime4
Institutional Business Power: The Case of Ireland’s Private Home Care Providers4
Improving Take-Up by Reaching Out to Potential Beneficiaries. Insights from a Large-Scale Field Experiment in Belgium4
How Welfare Professions Contribute to the Making of Welfare Governance: Professional Agency and Institutional Work in Elder Care4
Missing Incomes in the UK: Evidence and Policy Implications4
The Distinctiveness of Smaller Voluntary Organisations Providing Welfare Services3
Global Patterns of Contemporary Welfare States3
The Polarising Worlds of Welfare: Political Orientations, Macroeconomic Context, and Support for Redistribution3
Expanding Welfare State Borders: Trade Unions and the Introduction of Pro-Outsiders Social Policies in Italy and Argentina3
Class Conflict or Consensus? Understanding Social Partner Positions on Social Policy Reforms3
Technology and homecare in the UK: Policy, storylines and practice3
Exploring Social Entrepreneurship Co-Production Processes in the Disability Sector: Individual and Collection Action Views3
When do municipalities smooth access for new social assistance claimants? Local determinants of municipal welfare agency’s implementation practices in Belgium3
Why is Lived Experience Absent from Social Security Policymaking?3
Socio-Economic Performance of European Welfare States in Technology-Induced Employment Scenarios3
The Politics of Change. Coalitional politics and labour market reforms during the sovereign debt crisis in Portugal3
A safety net for all? – Vignette-based assessments of Swedish social assistance over three decades3
Which Active Labor Market Policies Work for Male Refugees? Evidence from Germany3
Legitimating collaboration, collaborating to legitimate: Justification work in “holistic” services for long-term unemployed persons3
Social Policy and Queer Lives: Coming Out of the Closet?3
Hybrid entitlement: Welfare recipients’ perceptions of entitlement to social rights3
Market-Oriented Policies on Care for Older People in Urban China: Examining the Experiment-Based Policy Implementation Process3
The Relevance of Job-Related Concessions for Unemployment Duration Among Recipients of Means-Tested Benefits in Germany3
How Does the Provision of Childcare Services Affect Mothers’ Employment Intentions? Empirical Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment3
The rise of big philanthropy in global social policy: implications for policy transfer and analysis3
Discrimination in marketized welfare services: a field experiment on Swedish schools3
Between left and right: A discourse network analysis of Universal Basic Income on Dutch Twitter3