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Impact of welfare benefit sanctioning on food insecurity: a yynamic cross-area study of food bank usage in the UK

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Since 2009, the UK has witnessed marked increases in the rate of sanctions applied to unemployment insurance claimants, as part of a wider agenda of austerity and welfare reform. In 2013, over one million sanctions were applied, stopping benefit payments for a minimum of four weeks and potentially leaving people facing economic hardship and driving them to use food banks. Here we explore whether sanctioning is associated with food bank use by linking data from The Trussell Trust Foodbank Netw...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0047279417000915

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Loopstra, R
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Funding agency for:
Stuckler, D
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Social Policy Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
3
Pages:
437-457
Publication date:
2018-01-24
Acceptance date:
2018-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-7823
ISSN:
0047-2794
Source identifiers:
848076
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pubs:848076
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uuid:4f5d078c-8429-4007-81b1-0eebbb2a12b3
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pubs:848076
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2018-05-18

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