Shutes, Isabel

Dr Isabel Shutes  


Position held

Assistant Professor of Social Policy


Experience keywords:

Migration and social policy; care for older people; employment services; social divisions and inequalities; state-market-third sector relations; welfare states and migration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; UK

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7364



Shutes, Isabel and Walker, Sarah (2018) Gender and free movement: EU migrant women’s access to residence and social rights in the UK Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44 (1). 137-153. ISSN 1369-183X


Shutes, Isabel (2017) Controlling migration: the gender implications of work-related conditions in restricting rights to residence and social benefits In: Hudson, John and Needham, Catherine and Heins, Elke, (eds.) Social policy review 29: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2017. Policy Press, Bristol, UK. ISBN 9781447336211

Shutes, Isabel (2017) When unpaid childcare isn't 'work': EU residency rights have gendered consequences British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jul 2017) Blog entry


Shutes, Isabel (2016) Citizenship and migration In: Dean, Hartley and Platt, Lucinda, (eds.) Social Advantage and Disadvantage. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198737070

Shutes, Isabel (2016) Work-related conditionality and the access to social benefits of national citizens, EU and non-EU citizens Journal of Social Policy, 45 (4). 691-707. ISSN 0047-2794


Shutes, Isabel (2015) Immigration and the gendered worker citizen In: Anderson, Bridget and Hughes, Vanessa, (eds.) Citizenship and Its Others. Migration, diasporas and citizenship. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 58-64. ISBN 9781137435071


Shutes, Isabel (2014) Divisions of care labour: care for older people and migrant workers in England In: Leon, Margarita, (ed.) The Transformation of Care in European Societies. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 301-323. ISBN 9781137326508

Shutes, Isabel and Taylor, Rebecca (2014) Conditionality and the financing of employment services - implications for the social divisions of work and welfare Social Policy and Administration, 48 (2). 204-220. ISSN 0144-5596

Anderson, Bridget and Shutes, Isabel, eds (2014) Migration and care labour: theory, policy and politics Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK. ISBN 9781137319692


Shutes, Isabel (2013) Long-term care and migrant labour in the UK In: Brochmann, Grete and Jurado, Elena, (eds.) Europe's Immigration Challenge: Reconciling Work, Welfare and Mobility. I.B.Tauris, London, UK, 125-143. ISBN 9781780762258

Walsh, Kieran and Shutes, Isabel (2013) Care relationships, quality of care and migrant workers caring for older people Ageing and Society, 33 (3). 393-420. ISSN 0144-686X


Shutes, Isabel (2012) Migrant care workers in ageing societies Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 20 (1). 100-102. ISSN 1759-8273

Shutes, Isabel (2012) The employment of migrant workers in long-term care: dynamics of choice and control Journal of Social Policy, 41 (1). 43-59. ISSN 0047-2794

Shutes, Isabel and Chiatti, Carlos (2012) Migrant labour and the marketisation of care for older people: the employment of migrant care workers by families and service providers Journal of European Social Policy, 22 (4). 392-405. ISSN 0958-9287

Shutes, Isabel and Walsh, Kieran (2012) Negotiating user preferences, discrimination, and demand for migrant labour in long-term care Social Politics, 19 (1). 78-104. ISSN 1072-4745


Shutes, Isabel (2011) Social care for older people and demand for migrant workers Policy primer, The Migration Observatory, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Shutes, Isabel (2011) Welfare-to-work and the responsiveness of employment providers to the needs of refugees Journal of Social Policy, 40 (3). 557-574. ISSN 0047-2794


Cangiano, Alessio and Shutes, Isabel (2010) Ageing, demand for care and the role of migrant care workers in the UK Journal of Population Ageing, 3 (1-2). 39-57. ISSN 1874-7884


Cangiano, Alessio and Shutes, Isabel and Spencer, Sarah and Leeson, George (2009) Migrant care workers in ageing societies: research findings in the United Kingdom Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781907271007


Ray, Kathryn and Hudson, Maria and Campbell-Barr, Verity and Shutes, Isabel (2008) Public officials and community involvement in local services Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, UK. ISBN 9781859356654


Ray, Kathryn and Vegeris, Sandra and Brooks, Sheere and Campbell-Barr, Verity and Hoggart, Lesley and Mackinnon, Karen and Shutes, Isabel (2007) The lone parents pilots: a qualitative evaluation of quarterly work focused interviews (12+), work search premium and in work credit Research reports, Department for Work and Pensions, London, UK. ISBN 9781847121660

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