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Recent research on poverty
The collection of articles below on the themes of poverty and social policy, child poverty, lone mother poverty, and food poverty were made free to access throughout the month of October 2018 to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October.
Poverty and social policy
Twenty years post US welfare reform and state family caps aka child exclusion: an overdue assessment
Authors: Romero, Diana; Agénor, Madina
No Recourse to Public Funds', insecure immigration status and destitution: the role of social work?
Author: Farmer, Natalia Jane
Welfare conditionality, benefit sanctions and homelessness in the UK: ending the 'something for nothing culture' or punishing the poor?
Author: Reeve, Kesia
Let's stop feeding the risk monster: towards a social model of 'child protection'
Authors: Featherstone, Brid; Gupta, Anna; Morris, Kate; Warner, Joanne
Exploring child poverty and inequality in post-apartheid South Africa: a multidimensional perspective
Authors: Omotoso, Kehinde Oluwaseun; Koch, Steven F.
Children in jobless households across Europe: evidence on the association with medium- and long-term outcomes
Authors: Macmillan, Lindsey; Gregg, Paul; Jerrim, John; Shure, Nikki
Inter-state differences in caste-specific risks for child deprivation in India
Authors: Ekbrand, Hans; Nandy, Shailen
Talking heresy about 'quality' early childhood education and care for children in poverty
Authors: Simpson, Donald; Loughran, Sandra; Lumsden, Eunice; Mazzocco, Philip; McDowall Clarke, Rory; Winterbottom, Christian
Lone mother poverty
The potential of child support to reduce lone mother poverty: comparing population survey data in Australia and the UK
Authors: Skinner, Christine; Cook, Kay; Sinclair, Sarah
Coping with hard times: the role that support networks play for lone mother families in times of economic crisis and government austerity
Author: Canton, James
Taking stock of the ambiguous role of foodbanks in the fight against poverty
Author: Ghys, Tuur
Is there evidence of households making a heat or eat trade off in the UK?
Authors: Snell, Carolyn; Lambie-Mumford, Hannah; Thomson, Harriet
"We're not a bottomless pit": food banks' capacity to sustainably meet increasing demand
Author: Iafrati, Steve
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