The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice (formerly known as Benefits) provides a unique blend of high-quality research, policy and practice from leading authors in the field related to all aspects of poverty and social exclusion. The journal has changed its name to reflect its wider scope and has growing international coverage.

Content spans a broad spectrum of poverty-related topics including social security, employment and unemployment, regeneration, housing, health, education and criminal justice, as well as issues of ethnicity, gender, disability and other inequalities as they relate to social justice.

With succinct articles ideal for teaching purposes and students, The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice combines an original and exciting mix of:

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  • cutting-edge discussions of topical issues
  • a comprehensive round-up of key publications

It will be an essential resource for academics, policymakers and practitioners working in these areas.

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Journal of Poverty and Social Justice was previously published as Benefits.

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Volume 18, Number 3, October 2010

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Progressive social justice and responding to the crisis
pp. 221-228(8)
Author: Atkinson, A.B.

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Stress testing the UK welfare system for unemployment
pp. 229-242(14)
Authors: Figari, Francesco; Salvatori, Andrea; Sutherland, Holly

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The US safety net, inequality and the Great Recession
pp. 243-254(12)
Author: Waddan, Alex

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Social protection in times of crisis: experiences in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
pp. 255-268(14)
Authors: Hoelscher, Petra; Alexander, Gordon

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Invisible impacts and lost opportunities: evidence of the global recession in developing countries
pp. 269-279(11)
Authors: Hossain, Naomi; Fillaili, Rizki; Lubaale, Grace

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Devolution and social security: the anomaly of Northern Ireland
pp. 281-293(13)
Authors: Birrell, Derek; Heenan, Deirdre

Policy Review

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In Practice

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Social welfare law and the parallel legal aid service
pp. 305-308(4)
Author: Hynes, Steve

Research Round-Up

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Research Round-Up
pp. 309-317(9)

Government Round-Up

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Government Round-Up
pp. 319-326(8)

Book Review

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Book Review
pp. 327-330(4)

Index to volume 38: authors and articles

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Index to volume 38: subjects

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