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IER Dr Michael Orton - Publications

2016 Reports

2018 Journals

2012 Journals

  • Green, A. and Orton, M. (2012) 'Policy innovation in a fragmented and complex multi-level governance context: worklessness and the City Strategy in Britain', Regional Studies, 46 (2), 153 - 164

2011 Journals

  • Orton, M. (2011) 'Flourishing lives: the capabilities approach as a framework for new thinking about employment, work and welfare in the 21st century', Work, Employment And Society, 25 (2), 352 - 360

2010 Journals

  • Collins, J. M. and Orton, M. (2010) 'Comparing foreclosure counseling policies in the US and UK ', Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 12 (4), 417 - 438

2010 Books and Chapters

  • Rowlingson, K., Orton, M. and Taylor, E. (2010) 'Do we still care about inequality?', in British social attitudes ? the 27th Report ? exploring Labour?s legacy, 1- 28, Editors: Park, A., Curtice, J., Clery, E. and Bryson, C. (9780857025722) London: Sage Publications

2010 Other

  • Orton, M. (2010) 'The long-term impact of debt advice on low income households - The Year 3 Report', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick

2009 Journals

  • Green, A. E. and Orton, M. (2009) 'The integration of activation policy at sub-national level: a case study of the City Strategy initiative in an English sub-region', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29 (11-12), 612 - 623
  • Bonvin, J. -M. and Orton, M. (Guest Editors) (2009) 'Activation policies and organisational innovation: the added value of the capability approach', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 29 (11-12), 565 - 574
  • Orton, M. (2009) 'Understanding the exercise of agency within structural inequality: the case of personal debt', Social Policy and Society, 8 (4), 487 - 498
  • Orton, M. and Davies, R. (2009) 'Exploring neglected dimensions of social policy: the SDW, fiscal welfare and the exemplar of local taxation in England', Social Policy And Administration, 43 (1), 35 - 53

2009 Other

  • Orton, M. (2009) 'The long-term impact of debt advice on low income households - The Year 2 Report', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick

2008 Books and Chapters

  • Orton, M. and Ratcliffe, P. (2008) 'From single to multi-dimensional policy approaches to equalities: the example of contract compliance', in European Union non-discrimination law: comparative perspectives on multidimensional equality law, 163- 184, Editors: Schiek, D. and Chege, V. (9780415457224) London ; New York: Routledge-Cavendish
  • Orton, M. (2008) 'State approaches to wealth', in Understanding inequality, poverty and wealth, Editors: Ridge, T. and Wright, S. (9781861349156) Bristol: Policy Press

2008 Other

  • Orton, M. (2008) 'The long-term impact of debt advice on low income households - The Year 1 Report', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Lindley, R. and Orton, M. (2008) 'Between nations and localities: Co-ordinating agencies and policy instruments - A Case Study of the 'City Strategy Initiative' in the Birmingham, Coventry and Black Country Sub-region', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, A report for the CAPRIGHT project - resources, rights and capabilities: in search of social foundations for Europe - EU Framework VI Programme

2007 Journals

  • Davies, R., Orton, M. and Bosworth, D. (2007) 'Local taxation and the relationship between incomes and property values', Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 25 (5), 756 - 772
  • Orton, M. and Rowlingson, K. (2007) 'A problem of riches: towards a new social policy research agenda on the distribution of economic resources', Journal Of Social Policy, 36 (1), 59 - 77

2007 Other

  • Orton, M. and Rowlingson, K. (2007) 'Public Attitudes to Economic Inequality and wealth in the UK', York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Hasluck, C. and Green, A. with Orton, M.(2007) 'City strategy pathfinders: a report on evaluation plans', Coventry: Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick

2006 Journals

  • Orton, M. (2006) 'Wealth, citizenship and responsibility: the views of better off citizens in the UK', Citizenship Studies, 10 (2), 251 - 265
  • Orton, M. (2006) 'How to help people pay local tax: abolish council tax benefit?', The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 14 (1), 19 - 25

2006 Other

  • Orton, M. (2006) 'Struggling to pay council tax: a new perspective on the debate about local taxation', York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Hasluck, C. and Bimrose, J. with Barnes, S-A., Brown, J., Marris, L., McGivern, G., Orton, M. and White, R. (2006) 'Evaluation of Skills Coaching Trials and Skills Passports - A Synthesis of Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence', Leeds: Department for Work and Pensions / Corporate Document Services, Research Report no 391
  • Lindley, R., Orton, M. and Galloway, S. (2006) 'Regional Characteristics, Capacities and Capabilities in the UK - final report for the EUROCAP project (Social Dialogue, Employment and Territories: Towards a European Politics of Capabilities - EU Framework V Programme)', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick

2005 Journals

  • Barnes, S. A., Green, A., Orton, M. and Bimrose, J. (2005) 'Redressing gender inequality in employment: the national and sub-regional policy 'fit'', Local Economy, 20 (2), 162 - 175
  • Orton, M. and Ratcliffe, P. (2005) 'New Labour ambiguity, or Neo-liberal consistency? The debate about racial inequality in employment and the use of contract compliance', Journal Of Social Policy, 34 (2), 255 - 272
  • Orton, M. (2005) 'Inequality and the reform of a regressive local tax: the debate in the UK', Social Policy and Society, 4 (3), 251 - 258

2005 Other

  • Hasluck, C., Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A. and McGivern, G. with White, R. and Orton, M.(2005) 'Evaluation of skills coaching trials and skills passports: Stage 1 Report - Early lessons from implementation and delivery', Coventry: Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A. and Orton, M. (2005) 'Labour Market Information for Effective Guidance within Skillset SSDA', Coventry: Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A. and Orton, M.(2005) 'SSDA Project: SSC IAG Role Development - Final Report on Sector Skills Councils', Coventry: Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., Green, A., Orton, M. and Davies, R. (2005) 'Local Labour Market Information Feasibility Study - Ufi learndirect: Enhancement of the National Resource Service', Coventry: Warwick Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick
  • Hughes, D., Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., Bowes, L. and Orton, M. (2005) 'A Systematic Literature Review of Research into Career Development Interventions for Workforce Development', Derby: University of Derby

2004 Journals

  • Orton, M. (2004) 'Irresponsible citizens? New Labour, citizenship and the case of non-payment of local taxation', Critical Social Policy, 24 (4), 504 - 525
  • Orton, M. and Ratcliffe, P. (2004) 'Race, Employment and Contract Compliance: A Way Forward For Local Authorities?', Local Economy, 19 (2), 150 - 158

2004 Books and Chapters

  • Orton, M. (2004) 'New Labour, citizenship and responsibility: family, community and the obscuring of social relations', in The Ethics of Welfare: Human rights, dependency and responsibility, Editors: H. Dean, Bristol: The Policy Press.

2004 Other

  • Bimrose, J., Barnes, S-A., Hughes, D. and Orton, M. (2004) 'What is Effective Guidance? Evidence from Longitudinal Case Studies in England', London/Coventry: DfES/Warwick Institute for Employment Research
  • Orton, M. (2004) 'Citizenship, responsibility and community: the views of 'better off' citizens', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, IER Bulletin 74
  • Bimrose, J., S-A. Barnes and M. Orton (2004) 'SSC IAG Role Development: Report on Pathfinders: CITB-ConstructionSkills, e-skills UK, SEMTA and Skillset', London/Coventry: Skills for Business and Warwick Institute for Employment Research
  • Orton, M. (2004) ''Wealth rich but income poor?' The relationship between household income and property value', Coventry: Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick, IER Bulletin 75

2003 Other

  • Bimrose, J., A. Green, M. Orton, S-A. Barnes, F. Scheibl, S. Galloway and B. Baldauf (2003) 'Improving the participation of women in the labour market:', Coventry: Coventry and Warwickshire Learning and Skills Council
  • Orton, M., Bimrose, J. and Green, A. (2003) 'A review of the dissemination of research relevant to the sub-region (improving the participation of women in the labour market)', Coventry: Coventry and Warwickshire Learning and Skills Council
  • Orton, M. and P. Radcliffe (2003) 'Working for an Inclusive Britain: An Evaluation of the West Midlands Forum Pilot Project (to promote racial equality in employment)', Sandwell: West Midlands Forum

2002 Journals

  • Orton, M. (2002) 'Council Tax: who benefits?', The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 10 (2), 110 - 115