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The politics of profit in Swedish welfare services: four decades of Social Democratic ambivalence

Meagher, G. & Szebehely, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Critical Social Policy. 39, 3, p. 455-476 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambivalence
profit
welfare
politics
political power
2018

Nordic eldercare – weak universalism becoming weaker?

Szebehely, M. & Meagher, G., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of European Social Policy. 28, 3, p. 294-308 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

universalism
Denmark
Finland
Norway
Sweden

Private interests and problem frames in social policy reform

Meagher, G. & Wilkins, D. P., 22 Sep 2018, In : Critical approaches to discourse analysis across disciplines. 10, 2, p. 1-29 29 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
reform
profit
system structure
Group
market
2016

Big business in a thin market: understanding the privatization of residential care for children and youth in Sweden

Meagher, G., Lundström, T., Sallnäs, M. & Wiklund, S., 1 Dec 2016, In : Social Policy and Administration. 50, 7, p. 805-823 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

privatization
Sweden
market
children's home
child care

How institutions matter for job characteristics, quality and experiences: a comparison of home care work for older people in Australia and Sweden

Meagher, G., Szebehely, M. & Mears, J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Work, Employment & Society. 30, 5, p. 731-749 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

job characteristics
home care
Sweden
worker
experience
2012

Recognition at Last: Care Work and the Equal Remuneration Case

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 54, 3, p. 377-385 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Remuneration
Undervaluation
Carework
Social services
Equal pay

Social Work Education as Preparation for Practice: Evidence from a Survey of the New South Wales Community Sector

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., Sep 2012, In : Australian Social Work. 65, 3, p. 295-310 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New South Wales
Social Work
social work
Education
qualification

The social division of welfare knowledge: Policy stratification and perceptions of welfare reform in Australia

Wilson, S., Hermes, K. & Meagher, G., Jul 2012, In : Policy and politics. 40, 3, p. 323-346 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

welfare reform
stratification
welfare
reform
political sociology
2009

Neoliberalism, new public management and the human service professions: Introduction to the special issue

Connell, R., Fawcett, B. & Meagher, G., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Sociology. 45, 4, p. 331-338 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Retaining novices to become expert child protection practitioners: Creating career pathways in direct practice

Healy, K., Meagher, G. & Cullin, J., Mar 2009, In : British Journal of Social Work. 39, 2, p. 299-317 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

child protection
turnover
career
expert
Administrative Personnel

Women, work and welfare in the activation state: an agenda for Australian research

Cortis, N. & Meagher, G., 2009, In : Australian bulletin of labour. 35, 4, p. 629-651 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

women's work
activation
labor market
welfare
income

Working in human services: How do experiences and working conditions in child welfare social work compare?

Tham, P. & Meagher, G., Jul 2009, In : British Journal of Social Work. 39, 5, p. 807-827 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

working conditions
Social Work
Child Welfare
child welfare
social worker
2008

Richer, but more unequal: Perceptions of inequality in Australia 1987-2005

Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Australian Political Economy. 61, p. 220-243 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
2007

Becoming an Industry: The Struggle of Social and Community Workers for Award Coverage, 1976–2001

Briggs, C., Meagher, G. & Healy, K., 2007, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 49, 4, p. 497-521 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Industry
Workers
Social services
Government
Citizenship

Social workers' preparation for child protection: Revisiting the question of specialisation

Healy, K. & Meagher, G., Sep 2007, In : Australian Social Work. 60, 3, p. 321-335 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

child protection
Social Work
child welfare
specialization
social worker

The challenge of the care workforce: Recent trends and emerging problems

Meagher, G., Dec 2007, In : Australian Journal of Social Issues. 42, 2, p. 151-167 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

community service
trend
worker
deprofessionalization
underemployment
2004

Modernising social work and the ethics of care

Meagher, G. & Parton, N., 2004, In : Social Work & Society. 2, 1, p. 10-27 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
social work
moral philosophy
mobile social services
modernization
reform

Survey Article: Feminism in the Dismal Science

Meagher, G. & Nelson, J. A., Mar 2004, In : Journal of Political Philosophy. 12, 1, p. 102-126 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The reprofessionalization of social work: Collaborative approaches for achieving professional recognition

Healy, K. & Meagher, G., Mar 2004, In : British Journal of Social Work. 34, 2, p. 243-260 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social Work
social work
mobile social services
deprofessionalization
Labor Unions
2003

Caring, Controlling, Contracting and Counting: Governments and Non-profits in Community Services

Meagher, G. & Healy, K., Sep 2003, In : Australian Journal of Public Administration. 62, 3, p. 40-51 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

community service
performance measurement
family welfare
New Public Management
child welfare
2002

Complexity and practical knowledge in the social sciences: A comment on Stehr and Grundmann

Meagher, G. & Wilson, S., 2002, In : British Journal of Sociology. 53, 4, p. 659-666 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social science
sociology
economics
science policy
Social Problems
2000

A struggle for recognition: Work life reform in the domestic services industry

Meagher, G., 2000, In : Economic and Industrial Democracy. 21, 1, p. 9-37 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Personnel
Industry
Economics
Service industries
Household

Wages and Wage Determination in 1999

Buchanan, J., O'keeffe, S., Bretherton, T., Arsovska, B., Meagher, G. & Heiler, K., 2000, In : Journal of Industrial Relations. 42, 1, p. 109-145 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wage determination
Wages
Economic development
Employers
Wage structure
1999

The changing boundary between home and market: Australian trends in outsourcing domestic labour

Bittman, M., Matheson, G. & Meagher, G., Jun 1999, In : Work, Employment & Society. 13, 2, p. 249-273 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

outsourcing
labor
market
trend
expenditures
1998

"A woman seldom runs wild after an abstraction": feminist contributions to economics

Meagher, G., 1998, In : Economic papers. 17, 1, p. 51-69 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1997

Recreating "domestic service": Institutional cultures and the evolution of paid household work

Meagher, G., Jun 1997, In : Feminist Economics. 3, 2, p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

labor market segmentation
labor
organizational structure
Ideologies
service provider
1994

Evaluating women's work: New South Wales nurses and professional rates

Meagher, G., 1994, In : Journal of Australian Political Economy. 34, p. 77-102 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review