This page contains information about publications relating to the research. You can find open access copies of these articles on the University of Edinburgh Research Explorer website.


The book from this project Gender, Work and Social Control: a Century of Disability Benefits was published by Palgrave Macmillan in July 2019 – for details see here  . YOu can access an e-book at this link

Journal articles

Gulland, J. (2019) ‘Conditionality and Social Security: Lessons from the Household Duties Test’. Journal of Social Security Law 26 (2): 60–76.

Gulland, J., (2017). All under one umbrella? The Family Guide to National Insurance 1948. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 68, 259–270.

Gulland, J., (2017). Working while incapable to work?  Changing concepts of permitted work in the UK disability benefit system. Disability Studies Quarterly.  37.


Gulland, J. (2013), ‘Extraordinary Housework: women and claims for sickness benefit in the early 20th century’, Women’s History Magazine, 71, Spring 2013, pp23-30.

Gulland, J. (2012), ‘“Fitting themselves to become wage-earners”: Conditionality and incapacity for work in the early 20th century’, Journal of Social Security Law, 19 (2), pp51-70.

Gulland, J. (2011) ‘Ticking boxes: understanding decision making in Employment and Support Allowance’ in Journal of Social Security Law 18(2) pp69-86