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Jonathan Richard Bradshaw, CBE, FBA, FAcSS (born 15 February 1944)[1] is a British academic, specialising in social policy, poverty and child welfare.[2] He is Professor Emeritus of Social Policy at the University of York and a part-time Professor of Social Policy at Durham University.[3][4][5] Since 2013, he has served as chairman of the policy committee of Child Poverty Action Group.[6]


In 1996, Bradshaw was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS).[3][7] In the 2005 Queen's Birthday Honours, he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) 'for services to child poverty'.[8] In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA). The British Academy is the UK's national academy for humanities and social sciences.[2]

Selected worksEdit

  • Bradshaw, Jonathan, ed. (1993). Budget standards for the United Kingdom. Aldershot: Avebury. ISBN 185628591X.
  • Bradshaw, Jonathan; Skinner, Christine; Stimson, Carol; Williams, Julie (1999). Absent fathers?. London: Routledge. ISBN 0415215927.
  • Bradshaw, Jonathan (2000). "Preface". In Rowntree, B. Seebohm (ed.). Poverty: a study of town life (2nd ed.). Bristol: Policy Press. ISBN 1861342020.
  • Bradshaw, Jonathan; Mayhew, Emese (2005). The well-being of children in the UK (2nd ed.). London: Save the Children. ISBN 184187101X.
  • Jonathan, Bradshaw, ed. (2008). Social security, happiness, and well-being. Antwerp: Intersentia. ISBN 905095815X.
  • Bradshaw, Jonathan, ed. (2011). The well-being of children in the UK (3rd ed.). Bristol: Policy Press. ISBN 1847428363.
  • Bradshaw, Jonathan; Harris, Toby, eds. (2014). Energy and Social Policy. London: Routledge. ISBN 1138833150.


  1. ^ "Bradshaw, Prof. Jonathan Richard". Who's Who 2019. Oxford University Press. 1 December 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b "BRADSHAW, Professor Jonathan, CBE". British Academy Fellows. British Academy. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Prof. Jonathan Richard Bradshaw, CBE FBA". York Research Database. University of York. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Professor Jonathan Bradshaw". Our staff. University of York. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Professor Jonathan Bradshaw". Staff. Durham University. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Jonathan Bradshaw CBE". Child Poverty Action Group. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Fellows". Academy of Social Sciences. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  8. ^ "No. 57665". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2005. pp. 6–7.