Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Yu, S., Chau, R. and Kühner, S. (forthcoming) Defamilisation and Familisation Risks, Adult Worker Models, and Pro-employment/Decommodification Measures for Women: The Case of Hong Kong, Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.

Kühner, S. and Chou, K. L. (2018) Poverty Alleviation, Coverage and Fiscal Sustainability: Investigating the Effect of a New Social Pension in Hong Kong, International Journal of Social Welfare (in Early View).

Kühner, S. (2018) Partisan Ideology, Veto Players and Their Combined Effect on Productive and Protective Welfare Policy: How the Left Still Matters? Policy Studies, 39(2), 165-187.

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.