Welfare to Work in the United Kingdom


Evans, M. and Millar, J., 2006. Welfare to Work in the United Kingdom. In: Hoefer, R. and Midgley, J., eds. International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy. Taylor & Francis, pp. 61-76.

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Increasing employment and reducing child poverty are two central goals of current government welfare reform policy in the UK, and single parents-with their relatively low employment rates andrelatively high poverty rates-are one of the key target groups for both. This article outlines welfare reform policies in the UK with particular reference to single parents, and discusses the impact of these. In doing so, it highlights some key differences compared with the US.


Item Type Book Sections
CreatorsEvans, M.and Millar, J.
EditorsHoefer, R.and Midgley, J.
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Uncontrolled Keywordscomparative welfare policy,single parents,welfare,welfare reform
DepartmentsUniversity Administration & Central Services > Vice-Chancellor's Office
Research Centres & Institutes > Institute for Policy Research
Research Centres & Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment
Research CentresCentre for Analysis of Social Policy (CASP)
ID Code43907


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