The Lowest Rung: Voices of Australian Poverty

The Lowest Rung: Voices of Australian Poverty

by Mark Peel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521830621

ISBN-13: 9780521830621

Pub. Date: 01/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This original account of the impact of growing economic inequality upon the poorest segments of Australian society lets those most harshly affected by poverty reveal their fears, hopes and dilemmas. It is largely based on the author's conversations with hundreds of individuals living in three areas commonly described as "disadvantaged" in Queensland, New South

Overview

This original account of the impact of growing economic inequality upon the poorest segments of Australian society lets those most harshly affected by poverty reveal their fears, hopes and dilemmas. It is largely based on the author's conversations with hundreds of individuals living in three areas commonly described as "disadvantaged" in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521830621
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2012
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: journeys; 1. Describing disadvantage; 2. Heroes; 3. Suffering; 4. Anger; 5. Loss; 6. Hope; Conclusion.

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