Understanding Inequality, Poverty and Wealth: Policies and Prospects

Understanding Inequality, Poverty and Wealth: Policies and Prospects

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861349156
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 06/20/2008
Series: Policy Press - Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Tess Ridge, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath and Sharon Wright, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling

Table of Contents


List of tables, figures and boxes
Acknowledgements
Glossary
Notes on contributors

1. Introduction
      Tess Ridge and Sharon Wright
Part One: Key concepts and issues
2. Wealth
      Karen Rowlingson
3. Poverty and social exclusion
      Pete Alcock
4. Explaining poverty, social exclusion and inequality: towards a structural approach
      Gerry Mooney
Part Two: People and place: divisions of poverty and wealth
5. Global inequality, poverty and wealth
      Nicola Yeates
6. Spatial divisions of poverty and wealth
      Danny Dorling and Dimitris Ballas
7. Gender, poverty and wealth
      Gill Scott
8. The intersections of ethnicity, poverty and wealth
      Akwugo Emejulu
9. Children's and young people's experiences of poverty and social exclusion
      Petra Hölscher
10. Poverty and financial inequality in later life
      Jay Ginn
11. Health and disability
      Mary Shaw, Ben Wheeler, Richard Mitchell and Danny Dorling
Part Three: The role of the state
12. State approaches to wealth
      Michael Orton
13. State approaches to poverty and social exclusion
      Tess Ridge and Sharon Wright
Part Four: Prospects
14. Conclusion
      Tess Ridge and Sharon Wright

Index

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