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Professor Jane Millar FBA

The design, implementation and impact of social policy: comparative research on family policy, social security and employment policy, with particular reference to gender and changing family patterns
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About this Fellow

Jane Millar is Professor of Social Policy in the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath. Her research interests include the design, implementation and impact of social policy and comparative research on family policy, social security and employment policy, with particular reference to gender and changing family patterns. Her current research examines the impact of Universal Credit on couples, focusing on labour market and family budgeting. She was awarded an OBE in June 2001 for 'services to social policy research and teaching' and has been a Special Adviser to House of Commons Select Committees and to the Department for Work and Pensions. She is chair of the Social Policy Association, and chair of the Social Sciences Main Panel for the Research Excellence Framework, 2021.

Website: http://www.bath.ac.uk/sps/staff/jane-millar/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath

Publications

Lone-parent families in the UK 1991

1970

Lone mothers and paid work: the “‘family-work project”. International Review of Sociology 2013, Vol. 23, No. 3, 564–577

1970

Understanding Social Security 2009, second edition

1970

Women and Poverty in Britain: the 1990s 1992, second edition

1970

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