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Poverty and Social Exclusion in the Uk : The Nature and Extent of the Problem (Vol 1) (Paperback)

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How can we measure poverty in the United Kingdom today, and which measures are most reliable? Is poverty related to other problems and disadvantages? Based on the largest research study on UK poverty ever commissioned, these fascinating volumes answer these questions and more, providing the most authoritative and up-to-date picture ever assembled of poverty throughout the four countries of the United Kingdom. Using state-of-the-art measurement methods, Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK looks across geography, time, and key domains like health, employment, and housing to make enlightening—and sometimes shocking—comparisons. Volume One focuses on assessing poverty through the lens of a wide range of groups, reporting on the living standards of older and younger people, parents and children, ethnic groups, and disabled people—as well as on the differing impacts of political intervention.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Volume number: 1
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2018
TCIN: 51893232
UPC: 9781447332176
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-0547
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