This second edition of an important text has been substantially revised and updated to incorporate new evidence and arguments regarding poverty in Britain. Comprehensive and accessible, it deals with the problems of definition, measurement and distribution of poverty and analyses the full range of debates about its causes and its possible solution. It is essential reading for students of social policy, sociology, social work and related social sciences.About the Author:
PETE ALCOCK is Professor of Social Policy and Administration at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Social Policy in Britain (second edition) and co-editor of The Blackwell Companion to Social Policy, The Blackwell Dictionary of 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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Descripción Palgrave Macmillan, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0333692799