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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 26, Number 3, October 2018


Basic income: confusion, claims and choices
pp. 299-314(16)
Author: Piachaud, David


Tackling vulnerability to debt. Affordable lending alternatives and financial education: an evidence review
pp. 315-333(19)
Authors: Mosedale, Sarah; Simpson, Glenn; Popay, Jennie; McGill, Rory; Cooper, Paula; Taylor, Catherine; Fisher, Kate; Sant, Helen


Children in jobless households across Europe: evidence on the association with medium- and long-term outcomes
pp. 335-358(24)
Authors: Macmillan, Lindsey; Gregg, Paul; Jerrim, John; Shure, Nikki


The (in)adequacy of in-work benefits in Irish lone parent labour market activation policy
pp. 379-400(22)
Authors: Millar, Michelle; Gray, Jane; Rooney, Clíona; Crosse, Rosemary


Exploring child poverty and inequality in post-apartheid South Africa: a multidimensional perspective
pp. 417-437(21)
Authors: Omotoso, Kehinde Oluwaseun; Koch, Steven F.


Understanding social exclusion: the views of the UK public
pp. 439-458(20)
Authors: Fahmy, Eldin; Sutton, Eileen; Pemberton, Simon


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Free Content Leaving no one behind? Reaching the informal sector, poor people and marginalised groups with Social Health Protection
pp. 459-465(7)
Authors: Meyer, Claude; Evans, David; Soucat, Agnès; Dkhimi, Fahdi; Akweongo, Patricia; Kessy, Flora; Maurer, Jürgen; Ooms, Gorik; Stoermer, Manfred


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