International conference – presentations
July 16, 2018 Leave a Comment
Here you will find all of the presentations from our conference that the authors have given permission for us to publish. They are listed alphabetically by author.
For details of the Welfare Conditionality Project final findings report, presented on the first day of the conference, see our findings page.
Professor Jane Millar Women, work and welfare: conditionality and choice
Professor Rik Van Berkel From policy to practice: a street level perspective of welfare-to-work
Abbas, J & Chrisp, J Conditionality at a cross roads: public support for ‘in-work conditionality’ and universal basic income
Aguilar-Hendrickson, M & Arriba-Gonzalez de Durana, A Changing forms of conditionality in Spanish regional minimum income schemes 1989–2017
Ahluwalia, M & Tomlinson, J Benefits sanctions in the UK: a practical view
Andersen, K The gendered implications of Universal Credit: an investigation into mothers’ experiences and views of conditionality
Arts, J Performances for upward mobility: how Dutch workfare programmes function as temporal spaces of imagination
Ball, E Exploring the behavioural outcomes of family-based intensive interventions
Batty, S Social Insecurity? Welfare rights and welfare reform
Bierbaum, M Lost Agency? Lived experiences of social assistance recipients in an activating welfare state
Bierbaum, B Professional judgements at work? A factorial survey experiment on activation workers’ decision-making
Borg, I The everyday geography of employment progression for families on Universal Credit
Bugge, H Welfare conditionality and democratic participation: a study of democratic participation in Norway’s residual safety net
Casey, S Resistance at the street-level in Australian Employment Services: the implications for social policy
Chimes, J, Jordan, S & Lynch, D A human rights-based response to the impacts of welfare conditionality
Connolly, A ‘Or else it’s not a crisis…’ – Trussell Trust Food Bank Use, Crisis and Welfare Conditionality
Cooper, M The development of conditionality in the inter-war years: what lessons for today?
Curchin, K The ethical limits of the new conditionality: learning from childhood immunisation Incentives
D’Emilione, M & Vivaldi, P V Conditionality without services: the paradox of the Italian welfare
Dermine, E Limitations to welfare to work: the prohibition of forced labour and the right to freely chosen work
Doyle, K The Irish experience of Welfare Conditionality: The institutional isomorphism of problematic activation policies
Dwyer, P, Jones, K, Scullion, L & Stewart, A B R Welfare conditionality and mental health
Dwyer, P From welfare to work? Exploring the effectiveness of welfare conditionality
Edmiston, D & Donoghue, M Gritty citizens? Exploring the logic and limits of resilience in social policy during times of socio-material insecurity
Eleveld, A Welfare-to-work and the construction of a workers’ identity
Finn, P Activating jobseekers: strategies of negotiation and resistance to work-related conditionality and sanctions in Ireland
Fitzpatrick, S Competing visions: security of tenure and the welfarisation of English social housing
Fowkes, L Giving them purpose: Working for the Dole in remote Australia
Geiger, B B Is benefits conditionality for disabled people ‘fair’? An empirical analysis
Gjersøe, H M, Leseth, A B & Vilhena, S “I believe that mandatory activation is a tool to help people further” – front line workers’ experiences with mandatory activation in Norway
Granaglia, E Activation and recent trends in minimum income policies in EU: hard times for social justice?
Hirano, H Welfare conditionality and citizenship: the case of Japan
Jones, K Older jobseekers’ experiences of work and welfare
Manzi, T Epistemological insecurity in the conditional welfare state: neoliberal social policy, housing associations and the practice of housing management
Martin, Paz M, De Castro Pericacho, C, Calderon Gomez, D & Revilla Castro D C Welfare citizenship in the shadow of the Recession in Spain: the case of households in hardship
Meers, J The palliative effects of discretion in the welfare reform agenda: a case study of Discretionary Housing Payments
Murphy, M The politics of ‘changing expectations’: lone parents and conditionality in Ireland
Patrick, R Experts by experience on conditionality, and looking at solutions to poverty and insecurity in the UK
Paz-Fuchs, A Workfare’s persistent philosophical and legal issues
Povey, L Helping or hindering? Welfare conditionality and women who have been in conflict with the law
Reininger, T Family trajectories in conditional cash transfer programs: the case of Chile’s Ethical Family Wage program
Sadeghi, T & Inge Terum, L ‘Upmarketing’ and the rational fictions of the ‘bedroom tax’
Samzelius, T Who’s responsible for homeless families? – Conditionality, social assistance and access to housing for single mothers in Sweden
Scullion, L, Dwyer, P, Jones, K, Martin, P & Hynes, C Honouring the Armed Forces Covenant? Veterans’ experiences in the UK social security system
Simpson, M Conditionality and the ‘right to welfare’: the Marshallian citizenship ideal in the active welfare state
Simpson, M Less conditionality, more dignity? An emerging Scottish approach to welfare-to-work
Stewart, A B R The universal acceptance of conditionality?
Studer, M Welfare-to-work practices: a threat to human rights, Swiss perspective
Taulbut, M Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) benefit sanctions and labour market outcomes in Britain, 2001–2014
Tennant, D Place-based welfare conditionality in Australia: experiences from the regional city of Shepparton
Trlifajova, L Conditionality as a distinction of “good” citizenship
Van de Aa, P & De Vries, C The pros and cons of ‘quid pro quo’. Client impact of obligatory participation in voluntary work as variety of conditional welfare
Vonk, G The rise of the repressive welfare state: do courts make a difference?
Watts, B, Fitzpatrick, S & Johnsen, S Controlling homeless people? Power, interventionism and legitimacy
Webster D The great British benefit sanctions drive 2010-16 in historical perspective
Welsh, A The application of the minimum earnings threshold in the UK: are EU nationals economically active enough for benefits?
Williams, E Welfare conditionality and mental health: the relationship between benefit sanctions and antidepressant prescribing in England
Great resources on linking welfare sanction and conditionally and key social policy considerations with human rights principles (including dignity, non-discrimination). These considerations have a huge impact in narratives around poverty and vulnerability, and should be closely looked at by policy decision-makers and street-level bureaucrats.