Spiritual beliefs, with all their complexity and challenge, can inspire our commitment to peace and justice.
About the Centre for Welfare Reform
Fellows of the Centre for Welfare Reform discuss social justice, citizenship and the reason for setting up the Centre.
Citizenship in a Decent Society
Simon Duffy sets out the challenge that treating each other as citizenship sets to a society that aims to be decent
The Rise of the Meritocracy
Michael Young's classic attack on the arrogance and thoughtlessness of our meritocracy and failure to understand the breadth and diversity of human values.
Radical Hope: Education and Equality in Australia
Noel Pearson describes how educational reform has failed for aboriginal people and makes the case for welfare reform based upon igniting self-interest.
Development from Within
Varun Vidyarthi and Patricia Wilson explore the power of group reflection for achieving sustainable change in all forms of human development
Avoid the Quantum Leap
Terry Lynch explores how to avoid those desperate placements in residential care, unnecessary hospitalisation or institutionalisation. Older people often need modest…
A paper which explores the theoretical foundations of personalisation.
Keys to Citizenship
A guide to getting good support for people with learning disabilities.
Coproduction is the name for the process by which improved outcomes are produced by the collaboration of different people, with different perspectives.
The Poverty Net is the interlocking mesh of taxes and benefits that enmesh people in poverty - damaging our incentives to earn, save, contribute and grow.
The process of shifting local systems over to a more personalised approach is complex and multi-layered.