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Towards a trauma-informed social security system in the UK (2024)
Journal Article
Scullion, L., Curchin, K., Young, D., Martin, P., Hynes, C., & Pardoe, J. (in press). Towards a trauma-informed social security system in the UK. Journal of Social Security Law,

Trauma-informed care (TIC) applies trauma theory to the design of social and health services, to promote client engagement and avoid inadvertently harming clients with trauma histories. Various services across the UK have been increasingly embracing... Read More about Towards a trauma-informed social security system in the UK.

Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence (2023)
Book Chapter
Scullion, L., Beck, D., Jones, K., Connors, C., Martin, P., Gibbons, A., & Hynes, C. (2023). Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence. In C. Moraes, M. McEachern, & D. O'Loughlin (Eds.), Researching Poverty and Austerity: Theoretical approaches, methodologies and policy applications. Routledge

In this chapter, we contribute to debates about how social science research can influence policy and practice. We draw upon our own experiences as social policy researchers whose work focuses on poverty and social security to provide case studies of... Read More about Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence.

Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence (2023)
Book Chapter
Scullion, L., Beck, D., Jones, K., Connors, C., Martin, P., Gibbons, A., & Hynes, C. (2023). Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence. In C. Moraes, M. McEachern, & D. O'Loughlin (Eds.), Researching Poverty and Austerity: Theoretical Approaches, Methodologies and Policy Applications. Routledge

In this chapter, we contribute to debates about how social science research can influence policy and practice. We draw upon our own experiences as social policy researchers whose work focuses on poverty and social security to provide case studies of... Read More about Influencing policy and practice through social science research evidence.

Refraining from rights and giving in to personalised control: young unemployed peoples’ experiences and perceptions of public and third sector support in the UK and Norway (2023)
Journal Article
Gjersøe, H. M., Jones, K., Leseth, A. B., Scullion, L., & Martin, P. (2023). Refraining from rights and giving in to personalised control: young unemployed peoples’ experiences and perceptions of public and third sector support in the UK and Norway. European Journal of Social Work, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691457.2023.2212875

In this article, we present an analysis of young unemployed peoples’ perceptions and experiences with public and third sector support in Norway and the UK. Drawing on data generated through qualitative semi-structured interviews, the analysis shows t... Read More about Refraining from rights and giving in to personalised control: young unemployed peoples’ experiences and perceptions of public and third sector support in the UK and Norway.

Homes and health in the Outer Hebrides: A social prescribing framework for addressing fuel poverty and the social determinants of health (2022)
Journal Article
Lawler, C., Sherriff, A., Brown, P., Butler, D., Gibbons, A., Martin, P., & Probin, M. (in press). Homes and health in the Outer Hebrides: A social prescribing framework for addressing fuel poverty and the social determinants of health. Health and Place, 79, 102926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2022.102926

Health services are increasingly being reshaped with reference to addressing social determinants of health (SDoH), with social prescribing a prominent example. We examine a project in the Outer Hebrides that reshaped and widened the local health serv... Read More about Homes and health in the Outer Hebrides: A social prescribing framework for addressing fuel poverty and the social determinants of health.

Accessing and sustaining work after service: the role of active labour market policies (ALMP) and implications for HRM (2022)
Journal Article
Jones, K., Scullion, L., Hynes, C., & Martin, P. (2022). Accessing and sustaining work after service: the role of active labour market policies (ALMP) and implications for HRM. International Journal of Human Resource Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2022.2133574

This article considers the extent to which active labour market policies (ALMPs) support the sustained inclusion of veterans in the civilian labour market. Drawing on the first in-depth research into veteran’s interactions with the UK’s public employ... Read More about Accessing and sustaining work after service: the role of active labour market policies (ALMP) and implications for HRM.

Racialisation, the EU Referendum result and sentiments of belonging in the UK: a consideration of Roma populations (2022)
Journal Article
Patel, T., Martin, P., Brown, P., & Tyler, P. (2023). Racialisation, the EU Referendum result and sentiments of belonging in the UK: a consideration of Roma populations. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 31(4), 1178-1191. https://doi.org/10.1080/14782804.2022.2110454

This article reports on a qualitative study with migrant Roma communities in South Yorkshire, UK. The study was undertaken shortly after the 2016 European Union membership referendum in the UK. It finds that while hostility towards the studied Roma p... Read More about Racialisation, the EU Referendum result and sentiments of belonging in the UK: a consideration of Roma populations.

Social security during Covid-19: The experiences of military veterans (2022)
Book Chapter
Scullion, L., Martin, P., Hynes, C., & Young, D. (2022). Social security during Covid-19: The experiences of military veterans. In K. Garthwaite, R. Patrick, M. Power, A. Tarrant, & R. Warnock (Eds.), Covid Realities : Researching Poverty and Low-Income Family Life during the Pandemic (149-164). Bristol: Policy Press. https://doi.org/10.51952/9781447364504

Research published prior to Covid-19 has illustrated some of the difficulties that veterans can experience within the benefits. Drawing upon unique insights from the UK’s first substantive qualitative research focusing on veterans within the benefits... Read More about Social security during Covid-19: The experiences of military veterans.

Breaking the impasse: rethinking refugee integration through the Equality Act 2010 in the United Kingdom (2022)
Journal Article
Walkey, C., Brown, P., & Martin, P. Breaking the impasse: rethinking refugee integration through the Equality Act 2010 in the United Kingdom. Social Policy and Society, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746422000239

Integration is widely considered to be difficult to define and even harder to facilitate. Whist the integration of migrants to the United Kingdom (UK) remains a ‘hot topic’ in policy, politics and public opinion it is also the subject of numerous att... Read More about Breaking the impasse: rethinking refugee integration through the Equality Act 2010 in the United Kingdom.

Military veterans and welfare reform : bridging two policy worlds through qualitative longitudinal research (2021)
Journal Article
Scullion, L., Jones, K., Dwyer, P., Hynes, C., & Martin, P. (2021). Military veterans and welfare reform : bridging two policy worlds through qualitative longitudinal research. Social Policy and Society, 20(4), 670-683. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746421000166

In recent years, there has been an increasing focus in the UK on the support provided to those who have served in the Armed Forces, with the publication of the Armed Forces Covenant (2011), the ten year Strategy for our Veterans (2018) and the creati... Read More about Military veterans and welfare reform : bridging two policy worlds through qualitative longitudinal research.

Non-take-up of benefits at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic (2021)
Report
Baumberg Geiger, B., Scullion, L., Summers, K., Martin, P., Lawler, C., Edmiston, D., …de Vries, R. (2021). Non-take-up of benefits at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

The benefits system – particularly Universal Credit (UC) – has played a major role in Britain’s COVID-19 response, and it is no surprise that there has been an emphasis on how well it has responded. Most experts so far have suggested that UC has per... Read More about Non-take-up of benefits at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"So this is not a game” - Brexit as a ‘situation of uncommon precarity’ for migrants of Roma heritage in the UK (2021)
Journal Article
Martin, P. (2021). "So this is not a game” - Brexit as a ‘situation of uncommon precarity’ for migrants of Roma heritage in the UK. International journal of Roma studies, 3(1), 46-72. https://doi.org/10.17583/ijrs.2021.6984

Following the 2016 Referendum on UK membership of the EU, the British government indicated that providing evidence of consistent, regular working histories would form the basis of applications by EU migrants seeking to remain in the country long-term... Read More about "So this is not a game” - Brexit as a ‘situation of uncommon precarity’ for migrants of Roma heritage in the UK.

At the edge of the safety net : unsuccessful benefits claims at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic - Welfare at a (Social) Distance Rapid Report #3 (2020)
Report
Geiger, B., Scullion, L., Summers, K., Martin, P., Lawler, C., Edmiston, D., …de Vries, R. (2020). At the edge of the safety net : unsuccessful benefits claims at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic - Welfare at a (Social) Distance Rapid Report #3

There has been much scrutiny of the British benefits system during COVID-19, and most experts agree that the benefits system has performed well, even if historic weaknesses remain. Yet little attention has been paid to those who start a claim that is... Read More about At the edge of the safety net : unsuccessful benefits claims at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic - Welfare at a (Social) Distance Rapid Report #3.

Reshaping health services and fuel poverty in the Outer Hebrides (2020)
Report
Sherriff, G., Lawler, C., Martin, P., Butler, D., Probin, M., & Brown, P. (2020). Reshaping health services and fuel poverty in the Outer Hebrides

Gluasad Còmhla (Moving Together) started in March 2018 with support or grant from the European Social Fund Aspiring Communities Fund. The project built on the existing practice of Tighean Innse Gall (TIG) and other partners in the Outer Hebrides, to... Read More about Reshaping health services and fuel poverty in the Outer Hebrides.

Roma persons and EU Citizenship (2018)
Book Chapter
Martin, P., Scullion, L., & Brown, P. (2018). Roma persons and EU Citizenship. In F. Pennings, & M. Seeleib-Kaiser (Eds.), European Citizenship and Social Rights: Entitlements and Impediments to Accessing Welfare (173-198). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788112710