First published in 1997, this series, published in association with the Social Policy Research Unity at the University of York, is designed to inform public debate about these policy areas and to make the details of important policy-related research more widely available.
Table of Contents
1. Measuring Poverty: Breadline Britain in the 1900s , David Gordon and Christina Pantazis. 2. The Poverty Line: Methodology and International Comparisons, Peter Townsend. 3. The Public’s Perception of Necessities and Poverty, David Gordon and Christina Pantazis. 4. Poverty and Gender, Sarah Payne and Christina Pantazis. 5. Poverty and Crime , Christina Pantazis and David Gordon. 6. Poverty and Health, Christina Pantazis and David Gordon. 7. Poverty and Mental Health, Sarah Payne. 8. Poverty, Debt and Benefits, Christina Pantazis and David Gordon. 9. Poverty and Local Public Services, Glen Bramley. 10. Adapting the Consensual Definition of Povery, Bjorn Hallerod , Jonathan Bradshaw and Hilary Holmes. 11. Conclusions and Summary, Davis Gordon and Christina Pantazis.