Think North

Austerity, women & health inequalities


Austerity & Welfare Reform in UK Reading List

This is a reading list for those interested in welfare reform and austerity in the UK. If you would like to add something to the list, or want advice on how to access something, drop me a line (

My PhD is part of the project Local Health Inequalities in an Age of Austerity: The Stockton-on-Tees study (

Here is a list of publications from the study thus far:

Women and austerity/welfare reform:

From Women’s Budget Group (

From Scottish Women’s Budget Group:

Geographies of recession and austerity

Welfare sanctions and welfare conditionality

Child poverty

Lived experience of welfare reform