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Journal of Poverty and Social Justice favourites of 2020

We wanted to share some of our readers' favourite content that you might have missed. Please enjoy free access to some of our most read and highly cited articles, along with some of our editors’ top articles from recent issues.  

All articles below are free to access until 31 December 2020.

Most Read of 2019

Much ado about poverty: the role of a UN Special Rapporteur
Philip Alston, Bassam Khawaja and Rebecca Riddell

Extreme child poverty and the role of social policy in the United States
Zachary Parolin and David Brady

Self-employment and social protection: understanding variations between welfare regimes
Slavina Spasova, Denis Bouget, Dalila Ghailani and Bart Vanhercke

The influence of poverty on childrens school experiences: pupils perspectives
Lynn Naven, James Egan, Edward M. Sosu and Sara Spencer

Timing it right or timing it wrong: how should income-tested benefits deal with changes in circumstances?
Jane Millar and Peter Whiteford


Ones to Watch

Monitoring progress towards sustainable development: multidimensional child poverty in the European Union
Yekaterina Chzhen, Zlata Bruckauf and Emilia Toczydlowska

Is there evidence of households making a heat or eat trade off in the UK?
Carolyn Snell, Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Harriet Thomson

Basic income: confusion, claims and choices
David Piachaud

The solo self-employed person and intrinsic financial security: does the promotion of self-employment institutionalise dualisation?
Mia Tammelin

Consensus or dissensus? Analysing people's perceptions of the necessities of life in Finland
Lauri Mäkinen

Leaving no one behind? Reaching the informal sector, poor people and marginalised groups with Social Health Protection
Claude Meyer, David Evans et al.

Gender, ethnicity and activism: 'the miracle is when we don't give up...'
Anna Daróczi, Angela Kocze et al.

EU policy and Roma integration (2010-14)
László Andor


Highly Cited

Welfare conditionality, benefit sanctions and homelessness in the UK: ending the 'something for nothing culture' or punishing the poor?
Kesia Reeve

The potential of child support to reduce lone mother poverty: comparing population survey data in Australia and the UK
Christine Skinner, Kay Cook and Sarah Sinclair

Benefits conditionality for disabled people: stylised facts from a review of international evidence and practice [Open Access]
Ben Baumberg Geiger

Food as a discretionary item: the impact of welfare payment changes on low-income single mother's food choices and strategies
Hayley Jane McKenzie and Fiona H. Mckay

The Minimum Income Standard as a benchmark of a 'participatory social minimum'
Abigail Davis, Donald Hirsch and Matt Padley

Children in jobless households across Europe: evidence on the association with medium- and long-term outcomes
Lindsey Macmillan, Paul Gregg, John Jerrim and Nikki Shure

Editors' Choice 

Free to read until 31 January
Including services in multidimensional poverty measurement for SDGs: modifications to the consensual approach
Alba Lanau, Joanna Mack and Shailen Nandy

For better or for worse: does the UK means-tested social security system encourage partnership dissolution?
Rita Griffiths

The collective risk management of solo self-employed workers in the Netherlands
Silvia Rossetti and Susanne Heeger

CCTs and conditionalities: an exploratory analysis of not meeting conditional cash transfer conditionalities in Chile's Families Programme
Tal Reininger, Cristobal Villalobos and Ignacio Wyman

Welfare regimes in the global South: does the capability approach provide an alternative perspective?
Sophie Plagerson and Leila Patel

Basic income and a public job offer: complementary policies to reduce poverty and unemployment
Felix FitzRoy and Jim Jin

See also: Volume 26, Number 3, October 2018 our free sample issue.

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