Book chapters

  • St John, S. Dale, M C. (2014) “Critical Policy Perspectives on the Law Regarding Age Pensions and Benefits” in Elder Law in New Zealand, Thomson Reuters, Brookers, Wellington
  • (2014) Recalibrating New Zealand. The Piketty phenomenon: New Zealand perspectives, Bridget Williams books, Wellington
  • O'Brien, M and St John, S (2014) Adequate incomes and child poverty in Our Children Our Choice Our Children our Choice Child Poverty Action Group
  • Forthcoming 2014: St John, S., & Dale, M. C. (2014). Critical policy perspectives on the law regarding age pensions and benefits In K. Diesfeld (Ed.), Essentials of Elder Law in New Zealand. Auckland: Thomson Reuters.
  • St John, S. (2011). Working for Families In M. Dale, M. O'Brien & S. St John (Eds.), Left Further Behind. Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group Inc.
  • St John, S, O'Brien, M, M. Dale (2011). Introduction, Child poverty and inequality In M. Dale, M. O'Brien & S. St John (Eds.), Left Further Behind. Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group Inc.
  • St John, S, Familton, A and M.Claire Dale (2011). Paid Parental Leave in New Zealand: catching up with Australia? In M. Dale, M. O'Brien & S. St John (Eds.), Left Further Behind. Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group Inc.
  • St John, S, Fletcher, M. (2011). Reforming Child Support In M. Dale, M. O'Brien & S. St John (Eds.), Left Further Behind. Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group Inc.
  • St John, S, Familton, A. (2011). Tax Reform and the macro economy: Heaven help the children. In M. Dale, M. O'Brien & S. St John (Eds.), Left Further Behind. Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group Inc.
  • St John, S. (2010). Discussion: Equity issues in pension design and pension reform: a comparative perspective by Peter Whiteford In J. Davey, G. Rashbrooke & R. Stephens (Eds.), Retirement Income policy and intergenerational equity Wellington: Insitute of Policy Studies.
  • St John, S. (2010). Intragenerational differences and intergenerational equity. In J. Davey, G. Rashbrooke & R. stephens (Eds.), Retirement Income policy and intergenerational equity (pp. 175-182).
  • St John, S., Dale, M.C. eds (2010). What work are we counting in our family policy. Rethinking welfare for the 21st century: Forum Proceedings.
  • Ashton, T., & St John, S. (2008). 'New Zealand: The expansion of the state in a liberal welfare regime', in Beland D & B. Gran (eds.), Fragmented Welfare Regimes: The Public-Private Dichotomy in Social Policy. UK: Palgrave.
  • St John, S. (2008). 'Working for families: work, families and poverty', in N. Lunt & M. O'Brien (eds.), New welfare, New Zealand, pp. 78-91, Thompson Press.
  • St John, S. 2008). 'Child poverty and family incomes policy in New Zealand', in K. Dew and A. Matheson (ed.), Health Inequalities and Need in Aotearoa New Zealand, Otago, The University of Otago Press, pp. 107-118.
  • St John, S. (2004). 'Redesigning the welfare state in New Zealand', in C. Jones Finer & P. Smyth (eds.), Social policy and the Commonwealth. Prospects for social inclusion. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • St John, S. (2001). 'Pension provision in New Zealand', in R. Disney & P. Johnson (eds.), Pension Systems and Retirement Incomes across OECD Countries. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, pp. 260-295.
  • St John, S & Gran, B., (2001). 'The world's social laboratory: Women friendly aspects of New Zealand pensions', in J. Ginn, D. Street & S. Arber (eds.) Women, Work and Pensions. Buckingham, Open University Press, pp. 199-215.
  • Boston, J., & St John, S. (1999). 'Targeting versus universality. Social assistance for all or just for the poor?' in P. Dalziel, J. Boston and S. St John (eds.) Redesigning the Welfare State in New Zealand: Problems Policies Prospects. Auckland, Oxford University Press, pp. 93-113.
  • Boston, J., St John, S. (1999). 'The role of government.', in P. Dalziel, J. Boston and S. St John (eds.) Redesigning the Welfare State in New Zealand: Problems Policies Prospects. Auckland, Oxford University Press, pp. 75-92.
  • Dalziel, P., Boston, J., St John, S., (1999). 'Rebuilding an effective welfare state', in P. Dalziel, J. Boston and S. St John (eds.) Redesigning the Welfare State in New Zealand: Problems Policies Prospects. Auckland, Oxford University Press, pp. 301-316.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Accident Compensation. A fairer scheme?' in P. Dalziel, J. Boston and S. St John (eds.) Redesigning the Welfare State in New Zealand: Problems Policies Prospects. Auckland, Oxford University Press, pp. 154-176.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Superannuation. Where angels fear to tread', in P. Dalziel, J. Boston and S. St John (eds.) Redesigning the Welfare State in New Zealand: Problems Policies Prospects. Auckland, Oxford University Press, pp. 278-298.
  • St John, S. (1999). 'Stability of retirement income policy', in A. Grimes and C. Smith (eds.) Stability of Retirement Income Policy. Institute of Policy Studies Policy Paper 3, Super 2000 Taskforce and Institute of Policy Studies, Wellington, pp. 20-22.
  • Scollay, R., and St John, S., (1997). 'Appendix on IS/LM Analysis.' In R. Scollay and S. St John (eds.) Macroeconomics and the Contemporary New Zealand Economy, , Longman Paul, Auckland pp. 633-651.
  • Shirley, I., Koopman-Boyden, P., Poole, I., St John, S., (1997). 'New Zealand.' In S. Kamerman and A. Kaln (eds.) Family Change and Family Policies, Vol. 1, Oxford, Series editor, M. Flora, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, pp. 210-273.
  • St John, S. (1994). 'The state and welfare', in A. Sharp (ed.) Leap into the Dark, Auckland University Press.
  • St John, S. (1993). 'Income Security in a Dynamic and Changing Economy' New Zealand a Nation that can work again The proceedings of the Waipuna Seminar ed Mike Moore, Wellington.
  • St John, S. (1993). 'Income support for an ageing society', in Peggy Koopman-Boyden (ed.) New Zealand's Ageing Society. Daphne Brassels Associates, Wellington.
  • St John, S. (1993). 'The Tax/Benefit Interface.' Claudia Scott (ed.) Women and Taxation. Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University of Wellington.
  • St John, S. (1992). 'National Superannuation: How not to make policy.' In Boston, J. & Dalziel, P. (eds.), A Decent Society? A Critique of National's Economic and Social Policies, Oxford Press.
  • St John, S. (1991). 'Retirement Income', in Hawke, G. (ed.) A Modest Safety Net? The Future of the Welfare State? Wellington, Institute of Policy Studies, pp. 50-63.
  • St John, S. (1989). 'Family allowance benefits and possible directions for reform', in Michael James (ed.) The Welfare State: Foundations and Alternatives, Centre for Independent Studies, Australia, pp.175-183. March.