Trapped in Poverty? : Labour-Market Decisions in Low-Income Households book cover
1st Edition

Trapped in Poverty?
Labour-Market Decisions in Low-Income Households




ISBN 9780415068673
Published December 20, 1991 by Routledge
358 Pages

FREE Standard Shipping
USD $240.00

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Preview

Book Description

How do people on low incomes make decisions about employment and benefit claims? Interview material and economic analysis combine with new theories of the relationship between moral and economic reasoning.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Contested territory; Chapter 3 The study, the people and the methods; Chapter 4 The ‘breadwinners’; Chapter 5 ‘Fitting it all in’; Chapter 6 Joint decision-making?; Chapter 7 Community, kinship and housing; Chapter 8 Lone-parent households; Chapter 9 Conclusions: trapped in poverty?;

...
View More

Author(s)

Biography

Bill Jordan Reader in Social Studies at Sheffield University., Simon James Senior Lecturer in Economics at Exeter University., Helen Kay Researcher for the Scottish Office., Marcus Redley Research Assistant at Exeter University.