Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Mok, K.H., Kühner, S. and Yeates, N. (2017) Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change: Policy Responses in Asia (Introduction to Regional Issue), Social Policy & Administration, 51(6), 845-856.

Mok. K.H., Kühner, S. and Huang, G. (2017) The Productivist Construction of Selective Welfare Pragmatism in China, Social Policy & Administration, 51(6) , 876-897.

Kühner, S. and Nakray, K. (2017) India’s Emerging Social Policy Paradigm: Productive, Protective or What?, Journal of Asian Public Policy, 10(1), 40-56.

Mok. K. H. and Kühner, S. (2017) Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change: Policy Transfer in Asia, Journal of Asian Public Policy, 10(1), 1-7.

Kühner, S., Devine, J. and Nakray, K. (2015)  Meeting Emerging Global Policy Challenges: Positioning Social Policy Between Development and Growth? (Introduction to Special Issue), Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 31(2), 95-99.

Kühner, S. (2015) Analysing the Productive and Protective Dimensions of Welfare in the Asia-Pacific: Pathways Towards Human Development and Income Equality?, Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 31(2), 151-173. [Online Appendix .xlsx]

Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Yang, N. (2014) Productive Welfare, the East Asian ‘Model’ and Beyond: Placing Welfare Types in Greater China into Context, Social Policy and Society, 13(2), 301-315.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2013) Beyond Indices: The Potential of Fuzzy Set Ideal Type Analysis for Cross-National Analysis of Policy Outcomes, Policy and Society, 32(4), 303-317.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2013) Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Applied Public Policy Analysis: New Applications of Innovative Methods (Introduction to Special Issue), Policy and Society, 32(4), 279-287.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2012) Analyzing the Productive and Protective Dimensions of Welfare: Looking Beyond the OECD, Social Policy and Administration, 46(1), 35-60.

Kühner, S. (2010) Do Party Governments Matter After All? Executive Ideology, Constitutional Structures and Their Combined Effect on Welfare State Change, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 12(4), 395-415.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2010) Beyond the Dependent Variable Problem: The Methodological Challenges of Capturing Productive and Protective Dimensions of Social Policy, Social Policy and Society, 9(2), 167-179.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2009) Towards Productive Welfare? A Comparative Analysis of 23 OECD Countries, Journal of European Social Policy, 19(1), 34-46.

Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Hwang, J. (2008) Between Ideas, Institutions and Interests: Analyzing Third Way Welfare Reform Programmes in Germany and the UK, Journal of Social Policy, 37(2), 207-230.

Kühner, S. (2008) The Quantitative Dimensions of Welfare State Change: Macro-Statistical Reform Trajectories Across 21 OECD Countries  (1980-2001) (in Chinese), Journal of Public Administration, 1(4), 31-57.

Kühner, S. (2007) ESPAnet/JESP Doctoral Researcher Prize Paper: Country-level Comparisons of Welfare State Change Measures: Another Facet of the Dependent Variable Problem within the Comparative Analysis of the Welfare State?, Journal of European Social Policy, 17(1), 5-18.


Monographs/Book Chapters/Reports

Kühner, S. and Nakray, K. (2018) India’s Emerging Social Policy Paradigm: Productive, Protective or What?, in: Mok, K. H. and Kühner, S. (eds.) Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change: Policy Transfer in AsiaAbingdon/New York: Routledge.

Mok, K. H. and Kühner, S. (2018) Introduction: Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change: Policy Transfer in Asia, in: Mok, K. H. and Kühner, S. (eds.) Managing Welfare Expectations and Social Change: Policy Transfer in AsiaAbingdon/New York: Routledge.

Kühner, S. (2017) Convergence of Government Ideology in an Era of Competition: An Empirical Analysis Using Comparative Manifesto Data, in Horsfall, D. and Hudson, J. (Eds.) Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives, Bristol: Policy Press.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2016) Fairness for Children. A League Table of Inequality in Child Well-Being in Rich Countries (Unicef Innocenti Report Card 13), Florence: Unicef Innocenti Research Centre.

Richardson, D., Hudson, J., Kühner, S., Frey, V. and Patana, P. (2015) Comparing The Effects Of Cash Benefits And In-Kind Childcare Services On Family Outcomes, OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Paper, Paris: OECD.

Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Lowe, S.  (2015) The Short-Guide to Social Policy, Second Edition, Bristol: Policy Press.

Kühner, S. (2015) The Dependent Variable Problem within the Comparative Analysis of the Welfare State Revisited: What If We Waited a Little Longer?, Social Policy Review 27: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, Bristol: Policy Press. [SOCX-Update-8-15 .xlsx]

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2014) Analyzing the Productive Dimension of Welfare: Looking Beyond Greater China, in Mok, K. H. and Lau, M. (Eds.) Welfare Regimes in Transition: Managing Social Change and Social Policy in Greater China, Routledge Research on Public and Social Policy in Asia, Milton Park: Routledge.

Kühner, S. (2012) Welfare Retrenchment under Left and Right Government Leadership: Towards a Consolidated Framework?, Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, Bristol: Policy Press.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2011) Tiptoeing Through Crisis? Re-evaluating the German Model in Light of the Global Recession, in Farnsworth, K. and Irving, Z. (Eds.) Social Policy in Challenging Times. Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems, Bristol: Policy Press.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2011) Analyzing the Productive and Protective Dimensions of Welfare: Looking Beyond the OECD, Compasss Working Paper WP2011-63.

Hudson, J and Kühner, S. (2011) Analyzing the Productive Dimensions of Welfare: Looking Beyond East Asia, in Hwang, G-J (Ed.) New Welfare States in East Asia: Global Challenges and Restructuring. London: Edward Elgar.

Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Lowe, S.  (2011) The Short-Guide to Social Policy (Korean Translation), Seoul, South Korea: Press of Sharing House.

Hudson, J., Kühner, S. and Lowe, S.  (2008) The Short-Guide to Social Policy, Bristol: Policy Press.

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2008) The Challenges of Classifying Welfare State Types: Capturing the Productive and Protective Dimensions of Social Policy, in Gerovska Mitev, M. (ed.) Reframing Social Policy: Actors, Dimensions and Reforms. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung: Skopje.


Miscellaneous 

Hudson, J. and Kühner, S. (2016) Unequal Beginnings: More Must Be Done to Give the UK’s Most Vulnerable Children a Fairer Start in Life, LSE Policy & Politics Blog, April 14th 2016.

Bradshaw, J. and Kühner, S. (2015) Narratives of Knowing in Social Policy, University of York, UK. [Full Text .pdf] [JSP 08-13 Survey .xls] 

Kühner, S. (2015) Comparative Welfare Reform Dataset, 1960-2010, Vol. 2, University of York, UK.

Kühner, S. (2012) Crisis Responses and Crisis Recovery. The UN Social Protection Floor Initiative and the ILO Social Protection Floor Recommendation in Focus, in: Policy World, UK Social Policy Association Newsletter, Summer 2012, Social Policy Association.

Kühner, S. (2011) Why and How Do Welfare Regimes Differ: East Asia in Global Context, Invited Lecture Prepared for the 7th Social Policy International Forum and Seminar Series ‘Social Policy and Social Management Innovation in China’, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, 26th-28th August 2011 (Invited Speaker).

Kühner, S. (2007) Comparative Welfare Reform Dataset, 1960-2001, Vol. 1, University of York, UK.

Behrendt, C., Kühner, S., Hagemejer, K., Bonnet, F. (2006) Old-age Pension Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa: Methodological Considerations and Preliminary Findings from the ILO Social Security Inquiry, Unpublished ILO Working Paper (Geneva).

Kühner, S. (2006) From a ‘Divided Labour Market’ Towards a ‘Divided Society’ in Germany?, in: Policy World, UK Social Policy Association Newsletter, Spring 2006, Social Policy Association.