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Down and out : poverty and exclusion in australia

Author: Peter Saunders
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This landmark study provides the first comprehensive assessment of the nature and associations between the three main forms of social disadvantage in Australia: poverty, deprivation and social exclusion. Drawing on the author's extensive research expertise and his links with welfare practitioners, it explains the limitations of existing approaches and presents new findings that build on the insights of disadvantaged  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Saunders
ISBN: 1847428398 9781847428394
OCLC Number: 768483234
Description: xiii, 276 s. ; cm.
Contents: Introduction and overview; Income poverty; Beyond low income: Economic resources, financial hardship and poverty; Experiencing poverty: The voices of poverty and disadvantage; Identifying the essentials of life; Measuring deprivation; A new poverty measure; Defining social exclusion and the social inclusion agenda; Identifying social exclusion; Conclusions and implications.

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