Social Policy and Society

(The TQCC of Social Policy and Society is 4. 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.)
Social Policy Without Growth: Moving Towards Sustainable Welfare States33
What Do We Know About Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Participation in UK Higher Education?29
Conceptualising the Role of Deservingness in Migrants’ Access to Social Services29
Developing a New Conceptual Framework of Meaningful Interaction for Understanding Social Isolation and Loneliness21
Two Scenarios for Sustainable Welfare: A Framework for an Eco-Social Contract19
Determinants of Public Support for Eco-Social Policies: A Comparative Theoretical Framework18
Deserving of Social Support? Street-Level Bureaucrats’ Decisions on EU Migrants’ Benefit Claims in Germany17
Income Support in an Eco-Social State: The Case for Participation Income16
Fluid Enquiry, Complex Causality, Policy Processes: Making a Difference with Qualitative Longitudinal Research16
Qualitative Longitudinal Research: From Monochrome to Technicolour15
Retrenched, Reconfigured and Broken: The British Welfare State after a Decade of Austerity15
Towards a Capability-Oriented Eco-Social Policy: Elements of a Normative Framework14
Towards a Sustainable Welfare State: The Role of Universal Basic Services13
The Food Bank: A Safety-Net in Place of Welfare Security in Times of Austerity and the Covid-19 Crisis13
Employment Inequalities Among British Minority Ethnic Workers in Health and Social Care at the Time of Covid-19: A Rapid Review of the Literature12
Social Policy Responses to Covid-19 in the Global South: Evidence from 36 Countries12
Into the Promised Land: Modelling the Role of Take-Up Agents in Realising Welfare Rights11
Street-Level Judgements about Welfare Deservingness: How Jobcentre Advisors Decide about the Individual Mix of ‘Support’ and ‘Demand’ in the Delivery of Activation Policies11
Insecurity and Historical Legacies in Welfare Regime Change in Southeast Asia – Insights from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand11
Hidden Homelessness: A Scoping Review and Avenues for Further Inquiry11
Revisiting Global Welfare Regimes: Gender, (In)formal Employment and Care11
Enabling Participation Income for an Eco-Social State10
Older Carers and Carers of People with Dementia: Improving and Developing Effective Support9
Universal Credit and Automated Decision Making: A Case of the Digital Tail Wagging the Policy Dog?8
Coping with Gendered Welfare Stigma: Exploring Everyday Accounts of Stigma and Resistance Strategies among Mothers Who Claim Social Security Benefits8
Revisiting Global Welfare Regime Classifications8
Covid-19 and the Crisis in Social Care: Exploring the Experiences of Disabled People in the Pandemic8
Employer Engagement and Active Labour Market Policies. Evidence from a Norwegian Multi-Method Study8
Introduction Qualitative Longitudinal Research for Social Policy – Where Are We Now?8
Right-Wing Populism and the Securitisation of Laïcité Narratives in French Education Policy8
Diversifying the Social Policy Curriculum: A Collaborative Approach8
Supporting Older Co-Resident Carers of Older People – The Impact of Care Act Implementation in Four Local Authorities in England8
Poverty by Design: The Role of Charity and the Cultivated Ethical Citizen8
Introduction: Global Welfare Regimes Revisited8
Employer Engagement in Promoting the Labour-Market Participation of Jobseekers with Disabilities. An Employer Perspective8
Crisis Management, Policy Reform, and Institutions: The Social Policy Response to COVID-19 in Australia8
Self-funders: Still By-Standers in the English Social Care Market?7
What Is Out There and What Can We Learn? International Evidence on Funding and Delivery of Long-Term Care7
Examining the Consequences of Welfare Conditionality: A Case Study of Compulsory Income Management in the Regional Community of Ceduna, Australia7
Ideas and Policy Response to the COVID-19 Crisis: Evidence from Jakarta, Indonesia7
Responding to Complexity in the Context of the National Disability Insurance Scheme7
Trying to Reverse Demographic Decline: Pro-Natalist and Family Policies in Russia, Poland and Hungary6
The Legacy of Austerity6
Reconceptualising Youth Poverty through the Lens of Precarious Employment during the Pandemic: The Case of Creative Industry6
Government Transfers and Poverty Alleviation among Older Adults in the United States from 2002 to 20146
What Role for Activation in Eco-Social Policy?6
Deservingness and Uneven Geographies of Asylum Accommodation6
Populism, Religion and Catholic Civil Society in Poland: The Case of Primary Education6
Building the Evidence for Family Violence Policy Reform: The Work of Specialist Women’s Refuges in Victoria, Australia6
Families, Work and Care: Qualitative Longitudinal Research and Policy Engagement6
The Brexit Religion and the Holy Grail of the NHS6
Colonial Disparities in Higher Education: Explaining Racial Inequality for Māori Youth in Aotearoa New Zealand6
Child Support in Shared Care Cases: Do Child Support Policies in Thirteen Countries Reflect Family Policy Models?6
Mapping Shifts in Russian and European Welfare Polities: Explaining Policy Responses to Shared New Social Risks5
Engaging with Decolonisation, Tackling Antigypsyism: Lessons from Teaching Romani Studies at the Central European University in Hungary5
Unequal and Gendered: Assessing the Impacts of Austerity Cuts on Public Service Users5
Introduction: A Hostile Decade for Social Policy: Economic Crisis, Political Crisis and Austerity 2010-205
Intra-Crisis Lesson-Drawing in Real-Time: The Pandemic Lessons Available in the UK Media during the First Months of COVID-195
More than a Free Lunch: A Content Analysis of the Controversies Surrounding Universal Basic Income on Dutch Twitter5
Introduction: Interrogating Welfare Stigma5
The Management of Retirement Savings Among Financially Heterogamous Couples5
In-cash Transfers: from Passive to Empowered Beneficiaries in the Global South5
Tracing State Accountability for COVID-19: Representing Care within Ireland’s Response to the Pandemic5
What Can Welfare Stigma Do?5
Has Social Policy Expansion in Latin America Reduced Welfare Decommodification and Defamilialisation? Evidence from an Overview of the Mexican Welfare Regime5
Charting the Rough Journey to ‘Home’: The Contribution of Qualitative Longitudinal Research to Understandings of Homelessness in Austerity5
Breaking Up Is Risky Business: Personalisation and Collaboration in a Marketised Disability Sector5
Government Contracting Services to Social Organisations in China: A Review of Research for Future Enquiry5
Limits to Transformational Potential: Analysing Entitlement and Agency within a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in the Philippines5
Relationships in the Implementation of Conditional Cash Transfers: The Provision of Health in the Oportunidades-Prospera Programme in Puebla, Mexico5
Welfare Reform and Housing Insecurity: The Impact of Universal Credit Rollout on Demand for Rent Arrears and Homelessness Advice from Citizens Advice in England4
Introduction: Towards a Sustainable Welfare State4
The Production of Employment Conditions for Migrant Care Workers: Cross National Perspectives4
Which Duration of Unemployment Benefits is Perceived as Being Just for Which Groups? Results from a Factorial Survey Experiment in Germany4
Checking Activation at the Door: Rethinking the Welfare-Work Nexus in Light of Australia’s Covid-19 Response4
Enough is Enough: De-colonise, Diversify and De-construct the Curriculum4
Climate Crisis and Social Protection - From Worker Protection to Post-growth Transformation?4
No Place for Old Men? Meeting the Needs of an Ageing Male Prison Population in England and Wales4
Deservingness in Judicial Discourse. An Analysis of the Legal Reasoning Adopted in Dutch Case Law on Irregular Migrant Families’ Access to Shelter4
Mixed Services and Mediated Deservingness: Access to Housing for Migrants in Greece4
Passing Stigma: Negotiations of Welfare Categories as Street Level Governmentality4
Sick and Vulnerable Migrants in French Public Hospitals. The Administrative and Budgetary Dimension of Un/Deservingness4
Prostitution and Sex Work, Who Counts? Mapping Local Data to Inform Policy and Service Provision4
Managing Work and Care: Does Employing a Live-in Migrant Care Worker Fill the Gap? The Example of Taiwan4
Extra Care Housing: The Current State of Research and Prospects for the Future4
Applying Neo-Republican Theory to Welfare to Work Practices: Rules and Arbitrary Power in Mandatory Work Programmes in the Netherlands4
Are Older Adults’ Leisure Patterns Consistent with the Active Ageing Model? The Influence of the Ageist Stereotypes4
Recommodification and the Welfare State in Re/Financialised Austerity Capitalism: Further Eroding Social Citizenship?4