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Introduction : New perspectives on health, disability, welfare and the labour market

Lindsay, Colin and Greve, Bent and Cabras, Ignazio and Ellison, Nick and Kellett, Steve (2015) Introduction : New perspectives on health, disability, welfare and the labour market. Social Policy and Administration, 49 (2). pp. 139-142. ISSN 0144-5596

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The Special Issue opens with a review of evidence conducted by the co-editors. We present the most up-to-date and robust evidence on the nature of the DB problem in the UK. While drawing upon frameworks presented by previous studies (Beatty et al. 2009; Lindsay and Houston 2011, 2013), we also identify important new and emerging evidence, for example in relation the impact of poor quality jobs on working-age health, and how labour market casualization has contributed to DB claiming