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About Ruth Cain

Ruth Cain is a Senior Lecturer in the Kent Law School at the University of Kent.

Articles by Ruth Cain

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Bringing up neoliberal baby: post-austerity anxieties about (social) reproduction

Neoliberalism eats its young, requiring higher and higher ‘attainment’ for diminishing reward. The relentless individualisation of late neoliberalism reads structural failures as failures of character.

The gendered impact of Universal Credit

Women and poor families will fare badly under the new welfare system due to measures aimed at those in part-time or low-paid work.

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