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Mediating the claim? How ‘local ecosystems of support’ shape the operation and experience of UK social security (2022)
Journal Article
Edmiston, D., Robertshaw, D., Young, D., Ingold, J., Gibbons, A., Summers, K., …de Vries, R. (2022). Mediating the claim? How ‘local ecosystems of support’ shape the operation and experience of UK social security. Social Policy and Administration, 56(5), 775-790. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12803

Local state and third sector actors routinely provide support to help people navigate their right to social security and mediate their chequered relationship to it. COVID-19 has not only underlined the significance of these actors in the claims-makin... Read More about Mediating the claim? How ‘local ecosystems of support’ shape the operation and experience of UK social security.

Rethinking housing supply and design : Feminist Green New Deal policy paper (2021)
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Gibbons, A. (2021). Rethinking housing supply and design : Feminist Green New Deal policy paper

Housing is fundamental to life, security and wellbeing as well as tackling climate change and working towards a zero-carbon future. It also remains a key site of gender and intersectional inequality, with design that does not accommodate diverse need... Read More about Rethinking housing supply and design : Feminist Green New Deal policy paper.

Understanding lived experiences of food insecurity through a paraliminality lens (2021)
Journal Article
Moraes, C., McEachern, M., Gibbons, A., & Scullion, L. (2021). Understanding lived experiences of food insecurity through a paraliminality lens. Sociology, 55(6), 1169-1190. https://doi.org/10.1177/00380385211003450

This article examines lived experiences of food insecurity in the United Kingdom as a liminal phenomenon. Our research is set within the context of austerity measures, welfare reform and the precarity experienced by increasing numbers of individual... Read More about Understanding lived experiences of food insecurity through a paraliminality lens.

Rural homelessness : prevention practices in Wales (2019)
Journal Article
Gibbons, A., Madoc-Jones, I., Ahmed, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M., & Wilding, M. (2020). Rural homelessness : prevention practices in Wales. Social Policy and Society, 19(1), 133-144. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746419000368

Homelessness is largely understood as an urban issue and so rural homelessness is to a large extent invisible in both academic literature and in policy and practice discussions, just as it is often invisible in discourses of everyday rural life. This... Read More about Rural homelessness : prevention practices in Wales.

Challenges to implementing the new homelessness prevention agenda in Wales (2019)
Journal Article
Ahmed, A., Madoc-Jones, I., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M., & Wilding, M. (2020). Challenges to implementing the new homelessness prevention agenda in Wales. Social Policy and Society, 19(1), 157-169. https://doi.org/10.1017/S147474641900040X

Devolution presented an opportunity for the Welsh Government to introduce changes to housing and homelessness policy, and the subsequent homelessness reforms are seen as one of the best examples to date of the Welsh Government using its powers. Howev... Read More about Challenges to implementing the new homelessness prevention agenda in Wales.

Policy transfer and part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014 (2019)
Journal Article
Wilding, M., Madoc-Jones, I., Ahmed, A., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., & Rogers, M. (2020). Policy transfer and part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014. Social Policy and Society, 19(1), 171-182. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1474746419000344

Part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014and its implementation has been keenly observed by governments outside of Wales, as they continue to search for policy solutions to help address the homelessness crisis.This paper examines the extent to whichther... Read More about Policy transfer and part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014.

The five refusals of white supremacy (2018)
Journal Article
Gibbons, A. (2018). The five refusals of white supremacy. American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 77(3-4), 729-755. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajes.12231

This article draws on the work of Charles Mills to posit white supremacy as a global political, economic and cultural system. Resistance among people of color is, and has always been, widespread. The focus here, however, is on what Mills (1997:18) de... Read More about The five refusals of white supremacy.

Emergent imaginaries : place, struggle and survival (2018)
Book Chapter
Gibbons, A. (2018). Emergent imaginaries : place, struggle and survival. In C. Lindner, & M. Meissner (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries. Routledge

This chapter looks at the emergent urban imaginaries implicit and explicit in three national US struggles around place engaged in by poor and working-class communities and communities of color. This examination of key urban movements for survival its... Read More about Emergent imaginaries : place, struggle and survival.

City of segregation : one hundred years of struggle for housing in Los Angeles (2018)
Book
Gibbons, A. (2018). City of segregation : one hundred years of struggle for housing in Los Angeles. New York and London: Verso

Racism has been central to the way that the city of Los Angeles—and all US cities—have formed and grown. There is a long, ugly history of state-supported segregation, the violent local defence of white neighbourhood and racial boundaries with continu... Read More about City of segregation : one hundred years of struggle for housing in Los Angeles.

Post-implementation evaluation of part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014 : final report (2018)
Report
Ahmed, A., Wilding, M., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M., & Madoc-Jones, I. (2018). Post-implementation evaluation of part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014 : final report

Research aims and methodology: 1.1 The Housing Act (Wales) 2014 introduced major changes to the way homelessness is being addressed (from April 2015), with the core changes in Part 2 of the Act aimed at extending services preventing homelessness a... Read More about Post-implementation evaluation of part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014 : final report.

A place to call home (2017)
Book Chapter
Gibbons, A. (2017). A place to call home. In A Right to the City: A Verso Report. Verso

An investigation of the meaning of home as it connects to a sense of self, to health and to community, and a look at the politics and policies that underpin the tragedy of Grenfell and where we can go from here.

Post-implementation evaluation of the homelessness legislation (part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014) interim report (2017)
Report
Ahmed, A., Wilding, M., Gibbons, A., Jones, K., Rogers, M., & Madoc-Jones, I. (2017). Post-implementation evaluation of the homelessness legislation (part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014) interim report

Research aims and methodology: 1.1 Part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014 introduced major changes to the way homelessness is being addressed in Wales (from April 2015), with the core changes aimed at extending services to include prevention o... Read More about Post-implementation evaluation of the homelessness legislation (part 2 of the Housing Act (Wales) 2014) interim report.