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Poverty, inequality and exclusion : assessing New Labour's record

Author: John Hills; Kitty Stewart
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2004.
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This major new book provides, for the first time, a detailed evaluation of policies on poverty and social exclusion since 1997, and their effects. Bringing together leading experts in the field, it  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hills; Kitty Stewart
ISBN: 186134578X 9781861345783 1861345771 9781861345776
OCLC Number: 57576462
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ~ Kitty Stewart and John Hills; Part One: Aspects of exclusion: Employment: tackling poverty through 'work for those who can' ~ Abigail McKnight; Education, education, education ...: an assessment of Labour's success in tackling education inequalities ~ Abigail McKnight, Howard Glennerster and Ruth Lupton; Tackling health inequalities ~ Franco Sassi; Social and political participation and inclusion ~ Liz Richardson; Part Two: Groups at risk: Disadvantaged by where you live? New Labour and neighbourhood renewal ~ Ruth Lupton and Anne Power; Towards an equal start? Addressing childhood poverty and deprivation ~ Kitty Stewart; A secure retirement for all? Older people and New Labour ~ Maria Evandrou and Jane Falkingham; Ethnic inequalities under New Labour: progress or entrenchment? ~ Coretta Phillips; Selective inclusion: asylum seekers and other marginalised groups ~ Tania Burchardt; Part Three: Overall impact: Inequality and poverty under New Labour ~ Tom Sefton and Holly Sutherland; That's the way the money goes: expenditure patterns as real incomes rise for the poorest families with children ~ Paul Gregg, Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook; Bringing up families in poor neighbourhoods under New Labour ~ Anne Power and Helen Willmot; Changes in poverty and inequality in the UK in international context ~ Kitty Stewart; Part Four: Conclusion: a tide turned but mountains yet to climb? ~ John Hills and Kitty Stewart.
Responsibility: edited by John Hills and Kitty Stewart.


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"... this is a book that commands and deserves attention. It is the kind of publication that helps to renew my faith in the value of scholarly analysis of social policy." Policy World ... the LSE's Read more...

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