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Understanding Poverty (3rd Edition)

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Pete Alcock provides a comprehensive introduction to the analysis of poverty and social exclusion covering the definition, measurement, distribution and causes of poverty and the policies developed to combat it. The third...

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Pete Alcock provides a comprehensive introduction to the analysis of poverty and social exclusion covering the definition, measurement, distribution and causes of poverty and the policies developed to combat it. The third edition has been rewritten to include recent developments while maintaining the successful broad approach of earlier editions.

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New edition addresses major policy developments since 1997 including establishment of Social Exclusion Unit and Labour government's high profile commitment to end child poverty over twenty years?


Alcock is highly respected in the field of social policy and is the author of another bestselling text for Palgrave Macmillan, Social Policy in Britain

PART I: THE CONTEXT OF POVERTY: What is Poverty?; Who is Poor?; The Causes of Poverty; International Dimensions
PART II: DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT: Defining Poverty; Measuring Poverty; The Dynamics of Poverty; Social Exclusion
PART III: SOCIAL DIVISIONS AND POVERTY: Gender and Poverty; Racism and Poverty; Age and Poverty; Disability and Poverty
PART IV: THE POLICY FRAMEWORK: The Politics of Poverty; Social Security Policy; Developing Local Anti-Poverty Action; Area-Based Initiatives; Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
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PETE ALCOCK is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of Social Policy in Britain (second edition) and co-editor of both The Blackwell Companion to Social Policy and International Social Policy. He has been Chair of the Social Policy Association and is now Chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Social Policy.

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PETE ALCOCK is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of Social Policy in Britain (second edition) and co-editor of both The Blackwell Companion to Social Policy and International Social Policy. He has been Chair of the Social Policy Association and is now Chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Social Policy.

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