Young people and social security: an international review

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Abstract

The UK government has announced important changes to young people’s social security entitlements, including withdrawing an ‘automatic’ entitlement to Housing Benefit for 18- to 21-year-olds. This report reviews the social security entitlements of young people and the responsibilities that parents have towards them in six advanced economies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationYork
PublisherJoseph Rowntree Foundation
Number of pages52
ISBN (Print)978 1 91078 309 2
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015

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Keywords

  • Social security benefits
  • Young adults
  • International

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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