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On SAGE Insight: Bordering practices in the UK welfare system

Themed Section: Welfare Chauvinism From Critical Social Policy   This article within the special section, considers how chauvinistic welfare policies operate as a bordering practice. Taking the UK as an example, it examines a process in which welfare provisions have … Continue reading

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Patterns of shelter use among men new to homelessness in later life

Article title: Patterns of shelter use among men new to homelessness in later life: Duration of stay and  psychosocial factors From Journal of Applied Gerontology This article demonstrates that older men who become homeless in later life have unique psychosocial … Continue reading

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Making sense of the ‘Big Society’: Social work and the moral order

From Journal of Social Work The practice of social work has always been strongly influenced by political ideology, and its organization shaped by public policy. This article examines social work in the UK during the New Labour administrations and outlines … Continue reading

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