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SPA 2011 Conference Papers
University of Lincoln, 4th-6th July 2011


Plenary sessions were given by Dr Sarah Cook of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Professor Jan Pahl of the University of Kent, and a session on ‘The Big Society: A new direction for third sector policy in England?’ with Professor Pete Alcock of the University of Birmingham, Karl Wilding of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, and Ruchir Shah of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.


Session 1 Monday 4 July 2011

Symposium
Chair: Karen Jones
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: Nicola Horsley
Venue: MB1010
2
Chair: Richard Simmons
Venue: MB1002
3
Chair: Clare Williams
Venue: MB1003
4
Chair:Carolyn Snell
Venue:MB1004
Personalisation and Prevention

Karen Windle; Richard Wagland; Julien Forder;Francesco D’Amico; DirkJanssen; Gerald Wistow
The Partnership for Older People Project’s


Julien Forder Karen Jones Parvaneh Rabiee Hilary Arksey; Kate Baxter; Lesley Curtis; Caroline Glendinning; Alison Wide
The Home Care Re‐ablement Study


Karen Jones; James Caiels; Elizabeth Welch; Julien Forder; Karen Windle; Paul Dolan; Dominic King; Caroline Glendinning; Annie Irvine; Jacqueline Davidson
Personal Health Budgets Evaluation

Caroline Andow; Stephan Köppe and Traute Meyer
How the middle class cope. The impact of the financial crisis on British households above average income.


Jonathan Bradshaw and John Holmes
An analysis of horizontal equity over last 20 years in the OECD and the UK


Hartley Dean
"Making Work Seem to Pay? The Big Illusion"

Alison Koslowski
Public and private forms of unemployment protection and social stratification in England and Scotland

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Marcin Kawiński
Private insurance within social policy: usefulness, design and issues

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Julia S. O'Connor
Non‐standard employment and EU employment regulation: implications for social citizenship

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Sirin Sung
Gender and welfare state in the UK and US: Work‐family balance issue

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Tuncay Guloglu Kemal Aydın
Socioeconomic Analysis Of Relative Poverty In Turkey

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Maura Adshead; Chris McInerney
Teaching Public and Social Policy through Problem Based Learning and Civic Engagement

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Romana Xerez
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Comparative Social Policy: An Exploratory Research


Jill Jameson; Katie Strudwick; Catherine Cooper; Emma Picksley
What relevance has this to my degree?' Reflecting on and utilising the contradictions between different interested parties in a Social Science based employability module

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PG Paper Session
Chair:Eddy Hogg
Venue:MB1005
6
Chair:Fred Powell
Venue:MB1001
7
Chair:Kelly Hall
Venue:MB1007
8
Chair:
Venue:
Martin Culliney
Youth unemployment and education in rural Britain


Lida Kiely
Critical Junctures in the Development of Early Childhood Care and Education Policy in Ireland

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Emily Forster
“School’s different for me” – Young people with special educational needs experiences of inclusion
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Chris Miller
Putting the ‘social’ into environmental policy: A case study of water reform in the Murray‐Darling Basin, Australia


James Hunter; Richard Howarth; Sain Buckley; Ann McCarthey
From Landshare to Capital Growth: Big Society Responses to Land and Food Scarcity?


Eunna Lee‐Gong
The role of NGOs in welfare system: case of South Korea

Harriet Churchill
Wither the social investment state? Early intervention, prevention and children’s services reform in the new policy context


Elizabeth Yardley and Jayne Francis
I wouldn’t have the kids now if it wasn’t for them”: The case for the Common Assessment Framework’

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Chris Deeming and Sharon Collard
Securing affordable credit for low income families in the UK: Emerging lessons from overseas

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Remo Siza
Area‐based initiatives in Italy between sectoral approaches and social cohesion


Jon Glasby
The controversies of choice and control ‐ why some people might be hostile to English social care reforms

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Session 2 Monday 4 July 2011

Postgraduate Symposium
Chair: Vicki Bolton
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: Hartley Dean
Venue: MB1010
2
Chair: Harriet Churchill
Venue: MT207
3
Chair: Jill Jameson
Venue: MB1003
What is volunteering policy for? Can volunteering be harnessed for wider social ends?

Vicki Bolton
Does adolescent volunteering predict later social and political engagement? A study using NCDS 1958 cohort data

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Naomi Harflett
The role of voluntary organisations in implementing government volunteering policy


Anjelica Finnegan
Can volunteering really be seen to soften the blow of unemployment to both the state and the individual?

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Deborah Price; Dinah Bisdee; Tom Daly
Financial planning for social care in later life: the taboo of fourth age dependency

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Kelly Hall
Retirement Migration, The Other Story: Vulnerable, Older British Migrants in Spain


Eddy Hogg
The Grandparents of the Big Society: volunteering in older age

Catherine Bochel
Petitions, participation and inclusion

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Lynn Dobbs; Irene Hardill; Eddy Hogg
Power to the People? The Big Society and community participation in local decision making

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Richard Simmons
Evolving Governance in the ‘Big Society’: Self Help and Mutual Aid Approaches in Social Policy

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Sarah Swann
Ethnic Difference in Education in the United Kingdom

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Jim Lusted
Shelving Race Equality? A critical assessment of holistic 'equity' policies in grass‐roots English football

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Alice Sampson
Can a healthy Stratford City be created and maintained?


PG Paper Session
Chair: Chris Deeming
Venue: MB1004
PG Paper Session
Chair:Maura Adshead
Venue: MB1005
6
Chair:James Hunter
Venue: MB1001
7
Chair:Jonathan Bradshaw
Venue: MB1007
8
Chair:Ian Eliott
Venue: MB1006
Hyejin Choi
Policy volatility and the Power of Government in East Asian Welfare Regime

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Geun Hye Park; Ha Jeong Choe
The change and Direction of Family Policy in OECD countries: Implication in South Korea

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Lorenza Antonucci
Applying psychosocial methods in social policy: combining the understanding of individual subjectivities and welfare structures


Catherine‐Rose Stocks‐Rankin
Mapping Relationships: An Account of Knowledge and Sense‐‐Making in Commissioning of Care Services for Older People in Scotland


Roni Holler
Policy towards the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in the Israeli Labor Market: Historical Development and Shaping Factors

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Fiona Williams
Migration and Care Work in Europe: making connections across the transnational political economy of care


Kate Hamblin
Carers@Work – Reconciling Employment and Care for Older Family Members in Germany, Italy, Poland, and the UK


Eva Mitchell
Who cares for whom? The state and the single‐parent families in the CEE countries

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Fred Powell
‘Big Society’: sustainable communities, modernity and development


Nicola Horsley
The Model Citizen as Performer or Player? Applying Goffman’s Sociology to Citizenship in the Big Society


Carolyn Snell; Sarah Brooks‐Wilson
Education for sustainable development under the coalition government?
'We believe that schools understand their responsibilites when it comes to sustainability and, for example, will act to ensure that their buildings are as energy efficient as possible'
Tuncay Guloglu; Fatma Kahraman
Social Policy Practices For The Aging Of The Population In Turkey: Old Problems New Solutions

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Graham Bowpitt; Peter Dwyer; Eva Sundin; Mark Weinstein
Places of sanctuary for 'the undeserving'? Homeless people's day centres and the problem of conditionality


Sundari Anitha
Domestic Violence Prevention: A Review of existing evidence on DV education programmes in schools in Great Britain<

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Session 3 Tuesday 5 July 2011

Symposium
Chair: Adrian Sinfield
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: Irene Hardill
Venue: MB1010
PG Paper Session
Chair: Graham Bowpitt
Venue: MB1002
3
Chair: Sue Bond-Taylor
Venue: MB1003
Health, employability and challenges for welfare reform

Colin Lindsay and Donald Houston
Fit for purpose? Welfare reform and challenges for health and labour market policy in the UK


John MacNicol
A history of working‐age disability in the UK


Clare Bambra; Jon Warren and Kayleigh Garthwaite
A health problem? Health trends and employability in the UK labour market

Grahame Whitfield
The ‘Big Society’: an opportunity to recognise that government alone cannot (and should not) always deliver alone and that voluntary doesn’t always mean free?

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Peter Alcock
Legislating for a Big Society? The Case of the Public Services (Social Enterprise and Social Value) Bill in England


Hugh Bochel
Policy making and implementation under the Coalition: towards the Big Society?

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Herwin Kurniadi; Muhammad Rusdi
Role of Conscience Actor In Free Health Policy Formulation In South Sulawesi, Indonesia

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Yaoli Wen
The Summary and Review the history of famine from 1911 to 1949 in china


Siti Susanto
Social Learning, Material Domestic Interests, and the Dynamic of Norm Diffusion in Developing Countries: Case Study of Cleaner Production Norm Diffusion in Germany‐ Indonesia Environmental Bilateral Project (Pro LH II)

Smita Tripathi
Strategic leadership at the apex of local authority: Some preliminary findings


Christoforos Skamnakis
Smaller Governments – Social Policy Light?


Yekaterina Chzhen; Jonathan Chzhen
Lone parent families in comparative perspective

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4
Chair: Richard Parry
Venue: MB1004
5
Chair: Mark Murphy
Venue: MB1005
6
Chair: Shereen Hussein
Venue: MB1007
Symposium
Chair: Gough/Fitzpatrick
Venue: MT207
Barbara Fawcett
Reconsideration and reconfiguration of ‘Day Clubs’ for Older People: Issues of Ownership, Autonomy and Enablement


Min Tak
Transition and Choice in Long‐Term Care for Older People

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Rana Jawad
Beyond revolutions and social welfare as women’s work: the coming of age of social policy in the Arab Countries

Tim Freeman; Dickenson; Robinson; Williams
Policy as practice: prioritysetting in the UK NHS

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Elaine Arnull
That is not it at all: unintended effects and policy outcomes


Ed Carson; Lorraine Kerr
Discretion by default: limits to accountability in the contracting‐out of services

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Bettina Leibetseder
Jobcentre Plus: McDonaldization of Unemployment and Poverty


Ian Elliott
Young workers’ experiences of customer abuse and violence

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Gianfranco Giuntoli; Jane South; Judy White
The impact of involuntary unemployment on mental well‐being at a time of economic recession and the role of community interventions to strengthen people’s resilience
Climate Change, Social Policy and Future Research Agendas

Ian Gough
Climate Change and Social Policy

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Tony Fitzpatrick
Environmentalism and Social Justice

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Session 4 Tuesday 5 July 2011

Symposium
Chair: Peter Dwyer
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: John Clarke
Venue: MB1001
2
Chair: Steve Iafrati
Venue: MB1002
3
Chair: Andrew Defty
Venue: MB1003
4
Chair: Grahame Whitfield
Venue: MB1010
The next generation on the new politics: The Coalition's treatment of supposedly'vulnerable' groups

Kate Brown
The Prioritisation of Vulnerable Groups in the Age of Austerity


Laura Davies
Lone parents: unemployed or otherwise engaged?


Jenny McNeill
Employment for homeless people under the Coalition: Support or coercion?

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Ruth Patrick
Deserving or undeserving? The Coalition, welfare reform and disabled people

Ludovica Gambaro
Higher qualifications, better pay? The importance of qualifications for the pay of British childcare workers

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Tina Haux
‘Able to work’ in the case of lone parents: comparing different constructions

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Majella Kilkey and Laura Merla
Situating transnational family care practices within national contexts: migration, welfare, gender, work and care regimes
Kate Baxter
Changing choices: the durability of service‐related choices


Steve Smith
‘What happens when things go wrong? Critically examining the concept of wellbeing and its implications for disability policy and practice’


Sue Bond‐Taylor
In charge of their own destiny? Agency and empowerment within local service provision

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Sevasti‐Melissa Nolas
From hoodies to heroes and back again? A discourse analysis of youth development policy in England (1997‐to date)

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Nicola Yeates; Ross Fergusson
Governing youth disengagement: from global policy agendas to strategies of micro‐management

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Myra Hamilton; Bettina Cass; Deb Brennan; Cathy Thomson; Elizabeth Adamson and Christiane Purcal
Experiences of young carers and young adult carers: Life‐course stage dimensions of caregiving and the implications for policy and practice

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Peter Taylor‐Gooby
Root and branch restructuring to achieve major cuts: the social policy programme of the 2010 UK Coalition government


Martin Watts
The Imperative for Fiscal Austerity? Challenging Orthodox Economics


Jay Wiggan
Defining the present and reframing the future: a critical discourse analysis of welfare reform under Brown’s New Labour and the Coalition Government

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PG Paper Session
Chair: Elaine Arnull
Venue: MB1005
6
Chair: Barbara Fawcett
Venue: MB1004
7
Chair: Tania Burchardt
Venue: MB1007
8
Chair: Ben Baumberg
Venue: MT207
Muslih Irwani
Compensational Social Security Scheme:Prerogatives and Rights for Martyrs and Genocide Victim Families in Kurdistan Regional Government – Iraq

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Chatthip Chaichakan
Examining Basic Impact of Regional Empowerment on Thailand’s Social Insurance Administration

Irene Hardill
Staying connected: Exploring the challenges of sustaining digital inclusion amongst older adults in the UK

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John Woolham; Guy Daly; Liz Hughes
Loneliness and Isolation amongst Older People – Inter‐related factors ‐ findings from a survey in Coventry

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Jodie Croxall
Bereavement in Later Life: Personal trouble or Public Issue?

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Richard Parry
The Public Sector Workforce in Recession 2010‐11 – the course of policy development in the Euro area and the UK


Nevra Esenturk
European Social Dialogue in Transformation Process

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John Hudson
Welfare Regimes and Global Cities: a Missing Link in the Comparative Analysis of Welfare States?

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Kirstein Rummery; Alison Bowes; David Bell; Alison Dawson and Elizabeth Robertson
Counting the Cost of Care: the case of self‐directed support in Scotland

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Howard Davis and Ian Philp
Easy‐Care: Improving the Lives of Older People through Better Assessment and Response to their Health and Care Needs


Beth Watts
Comparing rights‐based and non rights‐based approaches to homelessness: a comparison of Scotland and the Republic of Ireland

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Session 5 Tuesday 5 July 2011

Symposium
Chair: Alison Porter
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: Rana Jawad
Venue: MB1001
2
Chair: Alan Roulstone
Venue: MB1002
3
Chair: Peter Taylor‐Gooby
Venue: MB1010
Commissioning of health care in a time of transition

Judith Smith; Ian Blunt; Alison Porter; Rebecca Rosen; Sara Shaw and Nick Mays
Developing effective health commissioning for longterm conditions

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Trish Greenhalgh and Jill Russell
Commissioning as categorising: a discourse methodology

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Jon Glasby
Health and social care commissioning: an exploration of processes, services and outcomes

Stephan Köppe
Welfare markets as political institutions. Discussing a concept for social policy research


Kevin Farnsworth and Zoe Irving
Driven by economics, determined by politics: Social policy in the age of austerity


Liam Foster
’I might not live that long!’ A study of young women’s pension planning in the UK
Chris Warburton‐Brown
The impact of paying tax credits directly to mothers


Shereen Hussein; Jill Manthorpe and Martin Stevens
In the minority: migrant men employed in female dominated long term care jobs in England

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Tania Burchardt
Identifying inequalities in autonomy through the Equality Measurement Framework
Andrew Defty
Can you tell what it is yet? Public attitudes towards the ‘Big Society’


Steve Iafrati
Big Society: A new role for the voluntary sector and the potential for new inequalities

Ruth Naughton‐Doe
Delivering the Big Society: Time Banks and Coproduction in public services

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PG Paper Session
Chair: Tim Freeman
Venue: MB1002
5
Chair: Ross Fergusson
Venue: MB1005
6
Chair: Majella Kilkey
Venue: MT207
7
Chair: Kirstein Rummery
Venue: MB1007
8
Chair: Peter Alcock
Venue: MB1003
Alfia Mangano
Public policy and care of older people: a comparison between England and Italy

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Michaela Wilmott
Any working with anyone is good opportunity”: Local voluntary and community organizations’ perceptions of participating in health policy


Kate Blackman
Equality and Diversity: Exploring perceptions through the NHS staff survey


Byeong Hee Kwon
Active Ageing in South Korea: from a Productivist to a Comprehensive Approach?

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Camila Arza
Towards universal protection for older adults? Alternative routes to close the pension coverage gap in Latin America

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Herve Hudebine
The vulnerable elderly. Recasting the relationship between the state, civil society and the market in French social policies

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John Clarke and Jenny Ozga
Governing by Inspection? Comparing school inspection in Scotland and England


Gaby Ramia
The Regulation of International Student Welfare:The Australian Model

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Mark Murphy
Under suspicion: accountability and jurisphobia in the public sector

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Tracey Heath
Liberating the NHS –Does ‘leadership at all levels’ provide the answer?

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Kelly Hall and Ross Millar
Unlocking Innovation in Health and Social? An Evaluation of the Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF)


Geoff Crocker
Financial Crisis ‐ A Neo‐ Keynesian Diagnostic and Policy Response

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Alan Roulstone
Coalition Disability Policy ‐ A Consolidation of Neo‐Liberalism or Benign Pragmatism?


Ben Baumberg
Moving from bad jobs to sickness benefits: the role of working conditions and employability

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Clare Williams
Big Society? – Big Gaps? The Unintended Consequences of Big Society on Children and Young People


Session 6 Wednesday 6 July 2011

Symposium
Chair: James Duggan
Venue: MB1008
1
Chair: Lesley Hoggart
Venue: MB1001
2
Chair: Robert Page
Venue: MB1002
PG Paper Session
Chair: Adam Formby
Venue: MB1003
Cutting the beast down to size: The Big Society in action, from Whitehall to community hall

James Duggan
Public Management and Governance for Co‐producing Community Resilience in the Big Society


Jenni Viitanen
Co‐production in local public service reform: perspectives from a network of Northern Town Halls


Beth Carley
Connecting the grid: Big Society lessons from a networks survey of community engagement and co‐production in the regeneration of east Manchester
Jodie Croxall and Tracey Sagar
New Localism and some implications for the local governance of street sex work

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Rachela Colosi
Over ‘sexed’ regulation and the disregarded worker: An exploration of the impact of sexual entertainment policy on lap‐dancing club workers

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Susanne Ross; Ailsa McKay
The Gendered Impact Of Recession and Recovery: Has Devolution Made A Difference for Women in Scotland?


Naomi Finch
Why do women work longer than men? The impact of work‐family history on a decision to extend working life beyond state pension age

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Fran Bennett
Money matters in low/moderate income families and the gender implications of welfare reform in the UK
Sarah Brooks‐Wilson
’The lightbulbs what we get them off council, by the time you’ve actually done the thing you went into the room for it’s just lighting on’: using an adaptive visual research approach to consult with overlooked pupils about sustainable development


Claire Markham
The social role of the public house in sustaining rural communities


Claire Preston
Resisting Disability Benefits Cuts in the Digital Age


4
Chair: Hannah Lambie
Venue: MB1004
5
Chair: Alison Green
Venue: MB1005
6
Chair: Jay Wiggan
Venue: MB1003
7
Chair: Trude Sundberg
Venue: MB1007
Costas Dikeos
How Old Is ‘Big’ Society? How New Is ‘Small’ Governement? Charities and Health and Social Care Provision in 19th Century Greece and UK. A comparative historical approach mirroring today.


Bernard Harris
The ‘big society’ and the historiography of welfare provision

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Jackie Gulland
Excessive sickness claims': controlling sickness and incapacity benefits in the early 20th century


Davidson; Bertram; Durante; Vegeris; Vowden
Is this working? Mandatory work‐related activity – Implications for future employment programmes

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Durante; Vowden; Bertram; Davidson; Vegeris
Supporting jobseekers from professional and managerial backgrounds ‐ Lessons for the Work Programme

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Bertram; Davidson; Durante; Vegeris; Vowden
The Black Box approach: Personalisation in the Flexible New Deal

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Lei Jie
The ‘Poor’ Poverty Line: A Reassessment of Poverty Definitions in China

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Anahely Medrano
Protecting children´s rights in Mexico: assessing alternatives beyond neoliberalism


Ilana Shpaizman
Load shedding and reloading: Privatization and the increase in government involvement – The case of Israeli immigrant integration policy


Margaret Greenfields
"Bigger Societies, Smaller Governments?" The Impact of the Big Society on Gendered Community Employment Opportunities for Minority Ethnic Women ‐ threat or promise?

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Jaqueline Davidson
Exploring employers’ recruitment behaviour in relation to disabled people in small and medium enterprises

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Robin Jamieson
”The staff actually care now”: ‘Supporting People’, intervention and the development of supported accommodation for homeless males

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Session 7 Wednesday 6 July 2011

1
Chair: Bernard Harris
Venue: MB1010
2
Chair: Susanne Ross
Venue: MB1001
3
Chair: Tina Haux
Venue: MT207
PG Paper Session
Chair: Jackie Gulland
Venue: MB1003
Ellen Van Reuler
From Voluntary Sector to NHS and Back? The changing position of hospices in the English health care system as an example of the dynamics of the relationship between the government and the voluntary sector

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Andrew Wallace
Shifting Sands and Moving Targets: evaluating and contributing to complex system change in the NHS

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Michael Orton and Karen Rowlingson
Looking up to the rich: exploring public attitudes to high incomes

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Stephan Kuehner
Government ideology, constitutional 'road blocks' and beyond: a fuzzy‐set qualitative comparative analysis of welfare state reform in 12 high‐income countries (1970‐2006)


Mary Collins
Applications of virtue theory to public policy: A compassion example


Nicholas Johns; Martin Powell; Alison Green
Social Justice as Social Policy


Robert Page
The Welfare State: Which Way Next for British Social Democracy?

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Alban Knecht
The Production of Inequality: The Distribution and Conversion of Resources in the Welfare State


Adam Formby
The transition from higher education to employment: An exploration on what the state can do

Maria Lehane
Governance and Multi-agency work: Children and Families

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4
Chair:Margaret Greenfields
Venue:MB1004
5
Chair:Fran Bennett
Venue:MB1005
6
Chair:Rachela Colosi
Venue:MB1013
7
Chair:Tracey Heath
Venue:MB1007
Alice Sampson
The rhetoric and reality of community‐based performing arts on the life course of young adults


Lesley Hoggart
‘I didn’t like killing my baby’: teenage pregnancy, the construction of risk, and value judgements about abortion

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Trude Sundberg
Immigration and attitudes towards welfare: analysing the relation between immigration and harsher judgement of welfare claimants in Europe


Peter Somerville; Philip Brown; Lisa Scullion and Gareth Morris
Working together and making sense: service provision and homelessness


Tracey Heath
Collaborative Endeavour and the Big Society: The Importance of Relationships

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Karen Nielsen Breidahl
Ethnic diversity, social policy and the Scandinavian welfare state: Similar or different policy responses?
Hannah Lambie
The rise of food banks in the UK: key questions for social justice and social policy in an era of austerity

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Alison Green and Nicholas Johns
Substitutes for trust: the example of Street Pastors


Eluska Fernández
Exploring the smoking ban as a neo‐liberal project: from social solidarity to social distance?


Marian Urbina Ferretjans and Rebecca Surender
China’s cooperation with African states: a new paradigm for social policy analysis?

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