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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:

  • scholarly, peer-reviewed articles
  • 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 23, Number 3, October 2015
Themed section: Poverty in the UK: reviewing the evidence Guest-edited by Chris Goulden


Free Content Introduction: An anti-poverty strategy for the UK
pp. 165-166(2)
Author: Goulden, Chris



Open Access Rethinking the impact of regeneration on poverty: a (partial) defence of a 'failed' policy
pp. 167-187(21)
Authors: Crisp, Richard; Pearson, Sarah; Gore, Tony


Open Access Social networks, social capital and poverty: panacea or placebo?
pp. 189-201(13)
Authors: Matthews, Peter; Besemer, Kirsten


Open Access Locating credit and debt within an anti-poverty strategy for the UK
pp. 203-214(12)
Authors: Hartfree, Yvette; Collard, Sharon


Open Access The most 'undeserving' of all? How poverty drives young men to victimisation and crime
pp. 215-227(13)
Authors: Kingston, Sarah; Webster, Colin


Welfare reform, disabled people and fuel poverty
pp. 229-244(16)
Authors: Snell, Carolyn; Bevan, Mark; Thomson, Harriet


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