Social Security and the Growth of the Precariat

The Just KIDDing blog is Dr. Stephen Kidd’s take on key issues in social policy in international development

Guy Standing makes a lot of sense in a recent article he wrote for the Guardian. He argues that successive British governments have created a precariat, a growing sector of the population with minimal job security ...

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The rise and rise of neo-liberal social protection

The Just KIDDing blog is Dr. Stephen Kidd’s take on key issues in social policy in international development

Monday 1st April was not only April Fool’s day; it was also the day chosen by the British government to make the most drastic changes to the UK’s social security system in decades, throwing many poor people into even deeper poverty. People with disabilities were the hardest hit: ...

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