Journal Article


Transforming Social Protection: Human Wellbeing and Social Justice

Published on 7 July 2014

This article calls for a moment of pause to consider the current direction of social protection thinking and practice. It introduces a special issue in which a range of authors explore the relationship between social protection and social justice. The article argues that the currently technocratic approach to social protection will neither be sustainable as a form of development intervention, nor produce sustainable reductions in poverty.


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Stephen Devereux

Research Fellow

Publication details

published by
Palgrave Macmillan
Devereux, S. and McGregor, J.A.
The European Journal of Development Research, volume 26, issue 3


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Programmes and centres
Centre for Social Protection

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