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Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice : a manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend.

Author: Alan Walker; Adrian Sinfield; Carol Walker
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2011.
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This important book brings together many of the leading contributors in the field and provides a compelling manifesto for change in social justice.
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Walker, Alan.
Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice : A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend.
Bristol : The Policy Press, ©2011
Named Person: Peter Townsend; Peter Townsend
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Walker; Adrian Sinfield; Carol Walker
ISBN: 9781847427168 1847427162 9781447302353 1447302354
OCLC Number: 747409567
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)
Contents: The legacy of Peter Townsend ~ Adrian Sinfield, Alan Walker and Carol Walker; The making of a pioneer researcher: reflections from Peter Townsend's life story ~ Paul Thompson; Peter Townsend, a man ahead of his time: re-reading 'The family life of old people' and 'The last refuge' ~ Hilary Land and Hilary Rose; The case for universal child benefit ~ Anthony B. Atkinson; Poverty ~ Jonathan Bradshaw; Social justice for children: investigating and eradicating child poverty ~ Ruth Lister; For universalism and against the means test ~ Carol Walker; Underclass, overclass, ruling class, supernova class ~ Danny Dorling; Addressing health inequalities: building on Peter Townsend's legacy ~ Margaret Whitehead; Towards a new sociology of ageing: from structured dependency to critical gerontology ~ Chris Phillipson; Disability: prospects for social inclusion ~ Carol Thomas; Putting the lawyers in their place: the role of human rights in the struggle against poverty ~ Conor Gearty; Radicalising social policy in the 21st century: a global approach ~ Nicola Yeates and Bob Deacon; Conclusion: building on the legacy of Peter Townsend ~ Alan Walker and Carol Walker.

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Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology at the University of Sheffield, works across a broad field in social analysis, social policy and social gerontology.Adrian Sinfield, Read more...

 
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