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Highly cited articles

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice achieved an Impact Factor of 0.83 in the 2021 Journal Citation Reports. To celebrate the achievements of our authors we have created a free collection of highly cited articles. This collection features papers which have contributed to our 2020 Impact Factor and more recent papers we feel will promote the journal's future impact.

All the articles below are free to access until 31 August 2021:

2020 Journal Citation Report's highest cited articles


Children in jobless households across Europe: evidence on the association with medium- and long-term outcomes
Lindsey Macmillan et al.

British public employment service reform: activating and civilising the precariat? [Open Access]
Del Roy Fletcher

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

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

Ones to watch


Poverty in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+) populations in Canada: an intersectional review of the literature
Hannah Kia et al.

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

Discretion as blame avoidance: passing the buck to local authorities in 'welfare reform'
Jed Meers

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

The moral maze of food bank use
David Beck and Hefin Gwilym

'We've got a file on you': problematising families in poverty in four periods of austerity
Nicola Horsley, Val Gillies and Rosalind Edwards

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

Retheorising the relationship between electricity scarcity and social injustice: evidence from Zimbabwe
Ellen Fungisai Chipango

The influence of poverty on children's school experiences: pupils' perspectives
Lynn Naven et al.

Mind the gaps: Universal Credit and self-employment in the United Kingdom
Kevin Caraher and Enrico Reuter