Research


Below is a list of research papers, reports and other publications from Ekklesia dating back to 2004. Click on the title for more information on each publication, and a link through to the item itself where available. You might also like to sign up for our award winning weekly research bulletin which will ensure you are kept up-to-date with the very latest research from Ekklesia.

Research papers in the category .

  • August 9, 2016

    ESA is not fit for purpose needs replacing. Many are agreed about that. What has not yet been proposed is a system to replace it. Such a system should be designed primarily by the sick and disabled people who will depend upon it. This is...

  • July 28, 2016

    This paper is the first of a series of three reports looking cumulatively at the need to replace the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) with a proper system of assessment and support designed with and by people who have an illness, health...

  • June 21, 2016

    In 2015, in the run-up to the UK general election, Ekklesia developed, through conversation and dialogue, a set of ten core practical principles (values-in-use, not just abstract theory) which we offered as benchmarks for assessing the impact of...

  • June 21, 2016

    This document follows on from our longer paper on the EU referendum and beyond (Ekklesia, 13 June 2016), significantly supplementing, adapting and excerpting parts of What kind of European future? It sets out some of the main positions taken by...

  • June 13, 2016

    This paper takes a critical look at the debate occasioned by the UK referendum on European Union membership. Decrying the reactionary, pessimistic and xenophobic atmosphere of much of the campaign, Simon Barrow affirms the need to democratise...

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