Experiencing poverty /
edited by Jonathan Bradshaw and Roy Sainsbury.
Aldershot, UK ; Burlington, VT. : Ashgate, 2000.
xv, 297 p. ; 23 cm.
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Aldershot, UK ; Burlington, VT. : Ashgate, 2000.
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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
List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. viii
List of Contributorsp. x
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Editors' Introductionp. 1
Defining Poverty and Identifying the Poor: Reflections on the Australian Experiencep. 5
The Dangers of Strong Causal Reasoning: Root Causes, Social Science, and Poverty Policyp. 26
Local Poverty Profiles and Local Anti-Poverty Workp. 55
Relationships Between Health, Income and Poverty Over Time: An Analysis Using BHPS and NCDS Datap. 78
The Commuter's 'Experience' of Poverty: Towards a Post-Industrial Geography of Healthp. 102
Examining the Relationship Between Material Conditions, Long-Term Problematic Drug Misuse and Social Exclusion: A New Strategy for Social Inclusionp. 120
Material Deprivation Amongst Ethnic Minority and White Children: The Evidence of the Sample of Anonymised Recordsp. 144
'Shortchanging' Black and Minority Ethnic Eldersp. 166
New Labour, New Poorp. 181
'Spare Some Change for a Bite to Eat?' From Primary Poverty to Social Exclusion: The Role of Nutrition and Foodp. 200
Eking Out an Income: Low Income Households and Their Use of Supplementary Resourcesp. 219
Disabled People, Poverty and Debt: Identity, Strategy and Policyp. 232
Neighbourhood Destabilisation, Youth Crime and the Destabilised Schoolp. 251
'The Invisible Poor': Young People Growing Up in Family Povertyp. 268
The Future of Poverty Research: Panel Sessionp. 289
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