Alcock, P (2016) Why we need welfare: Collective action for the common good, Policy Press.
Alcock, P with May, M (2014) Social Policy in Britain, 4th Ed. Palgrave.
Alcock, P, May, M and Wright, S (eds) (2012), The Student's Companion to Social Policy (4th Edition), Wiley-Blackwell.
Alcock, P and Powell, M (eds) (2011), Welfare Theory and Development - 4 volume set, Sage Publications.
Alcock, P and Craig, G (eds) (2009) International Social Policy, Palgrave.
Alcock, P (2008) Understanding Poverty, 3rd edition. Palgrave.
Recent chapters in books
‘Reconstructing Poverty and Social Exclusion: Agency or Structure? The Implications for Policy and Practice in the UK’, in Towards a New Local Welfare: Best Practices and Networks of Social Inclusion, (2015) in P Donati and L Martignani Eds., Bologna Italy: Bononia University Press.
Alcock, P (2013), 'A New Role for the Third Sector?', in Public Services: a New Reform Agenda, in S Griffiths, H Kippin and G Stoker Eds, Bloomsbury.
Alcock, P (2013), 'The Big Society: A New Policy Environment for the Third Sector?' in The Welfare State Reader 3rd Ed, C Pierson, F Castles and U Naumann Eds. Oxford, Wiley.
Alcock, P (2011), 'Voluntary action, New Labour and the 'third sector', in Hilton, M and McKay, J Eds, The Ages of Voluntarism: How we got to the Big Society, Oxford University Press/British Academy.
Alcock, P (2010), 'Devolution or Divergence? UK Third Sector Policy since 2000', in Devolution in Practice, Lodge G and Schmuecker, K Eds, London, IPPR.
Alcock, P (2010)‘What are our future sources of welfare: a new role for the third sector?’, in Grout P and Alcock P (eds), Supply Side Futures for Public Services, 2010 Public Services Trust.
Alcock, P (2010) ‘Devolution or Divergence? UK Third Sector Policy since 2000’, in Devolution in Practice, Lodge G and Schmuecker K (eds), (2010) London, IPPR.
Alcock, P (2008), 'Poverty and Social Exclusion', in Understanding Inequality: Poverty and Wealth: Policies and Prospects, T Ridge and S Wright (eds). The Policy Press.
Recent refereed journal articles
‘From Partnership to the Big Society: The Third Sector Policy Regime in the UK’, (2016), Nonprofit Policy Forum, online October 2015.
'Start Up and Sustainability: Marketisation and the Social Enterprise Investment Fund in England' with K Hall and R Millar (2012), Journal of Social Policy, Vol 41 No 4 pp 733-749.
'Micro-Mapping: What lies beneath the third sector radar?' with A Soteri-Proctor (2012), Voluntary Sector Review, Vol 3 No 3, pp 379-98.
'From the Third Sector to the Big Society: Consensus or Contention in the 2010 UK General Election?' with J Kendall and J Parry (2012), Voluntary Sector Review, Vol 3 No 3 pp 347-64.
'Reply: Big Society - contradiction or con trick?' (2012), Policy and Politics, Vol. 40(1), pp. 149-51.
'Legislating for the Big Society? The case of the Public Services (Social Value) Bill' with S Teasdale and G Smith (2012), Public Money and Management, Vol. 32 (3), pp. 201-9.
'New Policy Spaces: the Impact of Devolution on Third Sector Policy in the UK' (2012), Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 46 (2), pp. 219-38.
'Constituting the Third Sector: Processes of Decontestation and Contention under the UK Labour Governments in England', with Kendall, J (2011), Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organisations, Vol. 22 (3), pp. 450-469.
‘A strategic unity: defining the third sector in the UK’, (2010) Voluntary Sector Review, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp.5-24
‘Building the Big Society: A New Policy Environment for the Third Sector in England’ (2010) Voluntary Sector Review, Vol. 1 no. 3, pp. 381-91
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