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Experiencing Poverty

1st Edition

By Jonathan Bradshaw, Roy Sainsbury


314 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General