This title was first published in 2000: Marking the centenary of Seebohm Rowntree’s first study of poverty in York, this volume examines the modern impact of poverty on health, nutrition, crime, gender and ethnicity.
Contents: Editors’ introduction, Jonathan Bradshaw and Roy Sainsbury; Defining poverty and identifying the poor: reflections on the Australian experience, Peter Saunders; The dangers of strong causal reasoning: root causes, social science and poverty policy, Martin Rein and Christopher Winship; Local poverty profiles and local anti-poverty work, Peter Alcock and Gary Craig; Relationships between health, income and poverty over time: an analysis using BHPS and NCDS data, Michaela Benzeval, Ken Judge, Paul Johnson and Jayne Taylor; The commuter’s experience of poverty: towards a post-industrial geography of health, Marc Chrysanthou; Examining the relationship between material conditions, long-term problematic drug misuse and social exclusion: a new strategy for social inclusion, Julian Buchanan and Lee Young; Material deprivation amongst ethnic minority and white children: the evidence of the sample of anonymised records, Robert Moore; Shortchanging black and minority ethnic elders, Margaret Boneham; New Labour, new poor, Roy Carr-Hill and Bob Lavers; Spare some change for a bite to eat From primary poverty to social exclusion: the role of nutrition and food, Elizabeth Dowler and Suzi Leather; Eking out an income: low income households and their use of supplementary resources, Gillian Elam, Jane Ritchie and Alper Hulusi; Disabled people, poverty and debt: identity, strategy and policy, Linda Grant; Neighbourhood destabilization, youth crime and the destabilized school, John M. Pitts; The invisible poor: young people growing up in family poverty, Debi Roker and John Coleman; The future of poverty research: panel session, John Hills, Jonathan Bradshaw, Ruth Lister and Janet Lewis.
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