Professor of Social Policy Director of Research for the College of Social Sciences Deputy Director of CHASM Karen Rowlingson

Publications

  1. 2021
  2. E-pub ahead of print
  3. 2020
  4. E-pub ahead of print
  5. 2018
  6. Published

    Responsible borrowing and lending in U.K.

    Karen Rowlingson & Lindsey Appleyard, 6 Oct 2018, In: International Journal on Consumer Law and Practice. 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2017
  8. Published

    Inter-generational financial giving and inequality: give and take in 21st century families

    Karen Rowlingson & Louise Overton, 25 Apr 2017, 1 ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 304 p. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in family and intimate life)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  9. 2016
  10. Published

    The variegated financialization of sub-prime credit markets

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Oct 2016, In: Competition and Change. 20, 5, p. 297-313 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Payday lending in the UK: the regul(aris)ation of a necessary evil?

    Karen Rowlingson, Jul 2016, In: Journal of Social Policy. 45, 3, p. 527-543

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Responsible lending in the UK: What role does the state play?

    Karen Rowlingson, 31 May 2016, Comparative Perspectives of Consumer Over-Indebtedness: A view from the UK, Germany, Greece, and Italy. Ferretti, F. (ed.). Eleven International Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  13. Published

    Social security under the Coalition and Conservatives: Shredding the system for people of working age; privileging pensioners

    Karen Rowlingson, May 2016, The coalition government and social policy : Restructuring the welfare state . Bochel, H. & Powell, M. (eds.). The Policy Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  14. Published

    'You can't take it with you when you die': wealth, intestacy rules and inheritance tax

    Karen Rowlingson, 5 Jan 2016, Death and Social Policy in Challenging Times. Woodthorpe, K. & Foster, L. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  15. Published

    Does information about wealth inequality and inheritance tax raise public support for wealth taxes?

    Andy Lymer & Karen Rowlingson, 2016, Taxation and Trust.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  16. 2015
  17. Published

    State of the nation: inequality rising shows we're not all in this together

    Karen Rowlingson, 8 Apr 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  18. Published

    The benefits cap doesn't work- here's why

    Karen Rowlingson, 29 Jan 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  19. Published

    Financial inclusion annual monitoring report 2015

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 2015, Birmingham: University of Birmingham. 48 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  20. Published

    Introducing a time delay on access to credit: Is it just delaying the inevitable?

    Karen Rowlingson & Lindsey Appleyard, 2015, University of Birmingham.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  21. 2014
  22. Published
  23. Published

    IMF's win- win scenario: when redistribution equals growth

    Karen Rowlingson, 5 Mar 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  24. Published

    Hard Evidence: is Osborne 'hacking away at the same people'?

    Karen Rowlingson, 8 Jan 2014

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  25. Published

    Pensions, income maintenance, and taxation

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2014, Social policy, Third Edition. Taylor & Francis, p. 199-224 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  26. Published

    Financial inclusion annual monitoring report 2014

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 2014, Birmingham: University of Birmingham. 56 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  27. Published

    Should people on low incomes be encouraged to save during an economic downturn

    Karen Rowlingson, 2014, University of Birmingham.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  28. 2013
  29. Published

    Lowest paid face biggest decline in living standards since 1850

    Karen Rowlingson, 17 Dec 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  30. Published

    'Sharing our Good Fortune: Understanding and Responding to Wealth Inequalities', Report of the Birmingham Policy Commission on the Distribution of Wealth

    Andrew W. Mullineux & Karen Rowlingson, 22 Oct 2013, Birmingham, UK: University of Birmingham. (Birmingham Policy Commissions)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  31. Published

    Policy briefing: where now for financial inclusion?

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Oct 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  32. Published

    100 Questions: Identifying research priorities for poverty prevention and reduction

    & 23 others, , Karen Rowlingson, Oct 2013, In: Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. 21, 3, p. 189-205 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Children and financial education: Challenges for developing financial capability in the classroom

    Lindsey Appleyard & Karen Rowlingson, Oct 2013, In: Social Policy and Society. 12, 4, p. 507-520 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Short of cash, rent and food- Britons are in dire financial straits

    Karen Rowlingson, 25 Jul 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  35. Published
  36. Published

    Financial inclusion annual monitoring report 2013

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 2013, Birmingham: University of Birmingham. 40 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  37. Published

    Income Maintenance and Taxation

    Karen Rowlingson, 2013, Social Policy Developments and Change. Bochel, H., Bochel, C., Page, R. & Sykes, R. (eds.). 3rd ed. Pearson Education

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    Why doesn't work pay

    Karen Rowlingson, 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  39. 2012
  40. Published

    Her House, His Pension? The Division of Assets Among (Ex-) Couples and the Role of Policy

    Ricky Joseph & Karen Rowlingson, Jan 2012, In: Social Policy and Society. 11, 1, p. 69-80

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Introduction: Household Finances under Pressure: What is the Role of Social Policy?

    Ricky Joseph & Karen Rowlingson, Jan 2012, In: Social Policy and Society. 11, 1, p. 67-68 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Wealth inequality: key facts

    Karen Rowlingson, 2012, University of Birmingham.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  43. 2011
  44. Published

    The Religion of Inequality

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson, 1 Dec 2011, A Manifesto for the Public University.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. Published
  46. Published
  47. Published

    Does income inequality cause health and social problems?

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Sep 2011, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  48. Published

    The 2011 Budget: Big Squeeze Continues

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Apr 2011, University of Birmingham.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  49. Published

    Social Security and Welfare Reform

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson, 1 Mar 2011, The Conservative Party and Social Policy.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  50. Published

    All in this together? Reflections on wealth, the wealthy and fairness

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Feb 2011, In Defence of Welfare: the impacts of the spending review.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  51. Published

    The 'deserving' rich? Inequality, morality and social policy

    Karen Rowlingson & Stuart Connor, 1 Feb 2011, In: Journal of Social Policy. 40, 3, p. 437-452 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Housing and Economic Inequality

    Lindsey Appleyard, Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2011, Housing and Social Inequality.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  53. Published

    Income maintenance and social security

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson, Pete Alcock, 1 Jan 2011, The Student's Companion to Social Policy (4th edition).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  54. 2010
  55. Published

    Do we still care about inequality?

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Dec 2010, British Social Attitudes: the 27th Report. SAGE Publications

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. Published

    Income inequality: making sense of British public attitudes

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Dec 2010, British Social Attitudes: annual report.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  57. Published

    Housing, Care and Inheritance

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Nov 2010, In: Ageing and Society. 30, p. 1454-1456 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  58. Published

    Evidence to the Hutton Review of Fair Pay in the Public Sector

    Karen Rowlingson, Stuart Connor, 1 Oct 2010, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  59. Published

    Going for Broke, Parliamentary Brief

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Sep 2010, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  60. Published

    Home Ownership and the distribution of personal wealth

    Lindsey Appleyard & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Sep 2010, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  61. Published

    Can Money Really Make You Happy? No

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 May 2010, University of Birmingham.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  62. Published

    In Defence of Death Taxes, Birmingham Brief

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 May 2010, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  63. Published

    Social Security, Happiness and Well-being

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Apr 2010, In: Journal of Social Policy. 39, p. 333-335 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  64. 2009
  65. Published

    The 'deserving' rich? Inequality, morality and social policy

    Karen Rowlingson & Stuart Connor, 1 Jul 2009.

    Research output: Contribution to conference (unpublished)Paper

  66. Published

    Assets and debts within couples: ownership and decision-making

    Karen Rowlingson & Ricky Joseph, 1 Jan 2009, Friends Provident Foundation.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  67. Published

    Income Maintenance and Taxation

    Karen Rowlingson, Steve McKay, Robert Page, 1 Jan 2009, Social Policy: Themes, Issues and Debates, 2nd Edition. Pearson-Prentice Hall

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. Published

    ‘From cradle to grave’: Social security and the lifecourse

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2009, Understanding Social Security: Issues for Policy and Practice: Second Edition. Policy Press, p. 133-150 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  69. 2008
  70. Published

    How to Defend Inheritance Tax

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jul 2008, Fabian Society.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  71. Published

    From Cradle to Grave: Social Security over the Life Course

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jun 2008, Understanding Social Security, 2nd Edition.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  72. Published

    Social Security and Welfare Reform

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson & Martin Powell, 1 Jun 2008, Modernising the Welfare State: the Blair Legacy.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  73. Published

    Wealth

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jun 2008, Understanding Poverty, Income and Wealth.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  74. Published

    Is The Death of Inheritance Tax Inevitable? Lessons from America

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 May 2008, In: The Political Quarterly. 79, 2, p. 153-161 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. Published

    Debt and savings

    Karen Rowlingson, Steve McKay, 1 Jan 2008, Why Money Matters: Family Income, Poverty and Children's Lives.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  76. Published

    Income maintenance and social security

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson, Pete Alcock & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2008, The student's companion to social policy (third edition).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. Published

    Social Care

    Jon Glasby, Pete Alcock & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2008, The student's companion to social policy (3rd edition).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  78. Published

    Social Democracy

    Robert Page, Pete Alcock & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2008, The Student's Companion to Social Policy (3rd Edition).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  79. Published

    The Student's Companion to Social Policy (Third Edition)

    Pete Alcock & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2008, Blackwell.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  80. Published

    The Subject of Social Policy

    Pete Alcock & Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2008, The Student's Companion to Social Policy. Alcock, P., May, M. & Rowlingson, K. (eds.). 3rd ed. Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  81. 2007
  82. Published

    Public Attitudes to Economic Inequality

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jul 2007, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  83. Published
  84. 2006
  85. Published

    'Living poor to die rich'? Or 'spending the kids' inheritance'? Attitudes to assets and inheritance in later life

    Karen Rowlingson, Apr 2006, In: Journal of Social Policy. 35, 2, p. 175-192 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. 2005
  87. Published
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  89. Published
  90. Published
  91. Published

    Attitudes to Inheritance in Britain

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 1 Jan 2005, The Policy Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  92. Published

    Flat-rate benefits

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2005, International Encyclopedia of Social Policy.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  93. Published

    Income maintenance and taxation

    Karen Rowlingson, Steve McKay, Robert Page, 1 Jan 2005, Social Policy: developments and change.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  94. Published

    Lone-parent families

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2005, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  95. Published

    Retirement resources: The role of housing assets and bequests

    Karen Rowlingson, 2005, In: Quality in Ageing. 6, 4, p. 12-23 12 p., 1935530.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  96. 2004
  97. Published

    Attitudes to inheritance: a literature review and secondary analysis of data

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 1 Jan 2004, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  98. Published

    Secondary analysis

    Karen Rowlingson, Saul Becker, 1 Jan 2004, Understanding research methods for social policy.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  99. 2003
  100. Published

    From Cradle to Grave: Social Security over the Lifecycle

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2003, Understanding Social Security.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  101. Published

    Income protection and social security

    Steve McKay, Karen Rowlingson, Pete Alcock, 1 Jan 2003, The Student's Companion to Social Policy (2nd Edition).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  102. 2002
  103. Published

    Lone parents, poverty and paid work: policy approaches and lessons from abroad

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Oct 2002, In: Benefits. 10, 3, p. 207-215 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  104. Published

    Private pension policy: the rhetoric of responsibility; the reality of insecurity

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Oct 2002, In: Journal of Social Policy. 31, 4, p. 623-642 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  105. Published

    Buy Now, Pay Later?

    Karen Rowlingson, Steve McKay, 1 Jan 2002, British Social Attitudes: the 19th Report.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  106. Published

    Lone Parent Families: Gender, Class and State

    Karen Rowlingson & Steve McKay, 1 Jan 2002, Pearson Education.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  107. Published

    Low/Moderate income families in Britain: changes in 1999 and 2000

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2002, Department for Work and Pensions.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  108. Published

    Travel Behaviour and Transport Views of Staff and Students at the University of Bath

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2002, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  109. Published

    Wealth inequality in Britain and the lifecycle hypothesis: the effects of income/social class and gender

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2002, Wealth in European welfare states: winners and losers.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  110. 2001
  111. Published

    Female finances: gender wage gaps and gender asset gaps

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Sep 2001, In: Work, Employment & Society. 15, 3, p. 465-488 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  112. Published

    Child poverty and the policy response

    Karen Rowlingson & Robert Page, 1 Jan 2001, Understanding Social Problems: An Introduction.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  113. Published

    Future policy options and directions

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2001, Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross-National Comparisons.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  114. Published

    Introduction

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2001, Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross-National Comparisons.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  115. Published

    Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross-national Comparisons

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2001, Policy Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  116. Published

    The social, demographic and economic profile of lone parents

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2001, Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross-National Comparisons.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  117. Published

    Understanding Family Trends

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2001, Families, poverty, work and care: a review of the literature review on lone parents and low-income couple families.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  118. 2000
  119. Published

    Fate, Hope and Insecurity: Future Orientation and Forward Planning

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2000, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  120. Published

    Gender and wealth inequality

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 2000, In: Radical Statistics. 75, p. 49-54 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  121. 1999
  122. Published

    A Balancing Act: Surviving the Risk Society

    Karen Rowlingson, 1 Jan 1999, Not Known.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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