benefit sanctions

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Benefit sanctions: Is the UK an outlier?

by Michael Adler This blog post is based on a paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Socio-Legal Studies Association, held at the University of Lancaster from 5th to 7th April 2015. The author is Emeritus Professor of Socio-Legal Studies in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. In … Continue reading

Benefit Sanctions and the Rule of Law

by Michael Adler In this paper, Michael Adler, Emeritus Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, highlights the enormous growth in the severity, the scope and the incidence of benefit sanctions in the UK since the turn of the century, and assesses the compatibility of the current sanctions regime with the … Continue reading