Universal Credit, gender and unpaid childcare: Mothers’ accounts of the new welfare conditionality regime

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 06/21/2019 - 15:35

Critical Social Policy (15.006.2019) The introduction of Universal Credit, a new social assistance benefit for working age people in the UK, constitutes radical welfare reform and entails a significant intensification and expansion of welfare conditionality. Numerically, women are disproportionately affected by the conditionality regime for main carers of children within Universal Credit.

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