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Tackling inequalities : where are we now and what can be done?

Author: Christina Pantazis; David Gordon
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in poverty, inequality, and social exclusion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This challenging book brings together contributions from leading poverty analysts on inequalities in income, wealth, standard of living, employment, education, housing, crime and health. It charts the extent of the growth in inequalities and offers a coherent critique of the New Labour government's policies aimed at those tackling this crisis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tackling inequalities.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2000
(OCoLC)493129110
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Pantazis; David Gordon
ISBN: 9781847425089 1847425089 9781447303633 1447303636
OCLC Number: 608242407
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (XVI-239 pages) : couv. illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: TACKLING INEQUALITIES; Contents; List of tables and figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of acronyms; Notes on contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Inequalities in income, wealth and standard of living in Britain; 3. Inequalities in employment: problems of spatial divergence; 4. Educational inequalities and Education Action Zones; 5. How can we end inequalities in housing?; 6. Tackling inequalities in crime and social harm; 7. Poverty across the life-course and health; 8. Inequalities in health service provision: how research findings are ignored.
Series Title: Studies in poverty, inequality, and social exclusion.
Responsibility: ed. by Christina Pantazis and David Gordon.

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David Gordon is Professor of Social Justice and the Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research at the University of Bristol. He is co-editor of Breadline Europe and World Read more...

 
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