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Poverty and equality in Britain

J. C. Kincaid

Poverty and equality in Britain

a study of social security and taxation

by J. C. Kincaid

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.C. Kincaid.
SeriesA Pelican original
The Physical Object
Pagination278p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13947929M

  Are income inequality and poverty in Britain rising or falling? The answers today are less clear-cut than in the past. Until the mids, incomes were very gradually becoming more equal, a trend some economic historians trace back several centuries.   Buy The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices B ed. by Ian Gilbert, Ian Gilbert, Crista Hazell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16).

Wilfred Beckerman and Stephen Clark put it this way in their important recent study of poverty and social security in Britain since "we have measured poverty in terms of a 'relative' poverty. Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences explores Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's contention that shame lies at the absolutist core of poverty. It draws on a wealth of empirical evidence to demonstrate how paying greater attention to the psychological and social consequences of poverty provides new insights into how poverty is perpetuated.

Handbook on poverty and inequality (English) Abstract. The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty. It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts.   Poverty is especially geographically concentrated for working-age households: only 13% of pensioners in poverty are in the 10% most deprived localities. Average (median) income in the highest-income region in Britain (the South East) is 25% higher than in the lowest-income region (West Midlands).Cited by: 2.


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Poverty and Equality in Britain Hardcover – 1 Jan. by J.C. Kincaid (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J.C. Kincaid. Poverty and Equality in Britain: A Study of Social Security and Taxation.

Kincaid, J, C. Penguin Books, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. Poverty and Equality in Britain J.C. Kincaid Penguin, 60p. POVERTY was rediscovered by the major political parties in following the publication of The Poor and the Poorest by Brian Abel-Smith and Peter Townsend.

Subsequent discussion of the problem has tended to isolate poverty from total inequality in society, poverty being regarded as a residual problem which could be.

There's a strong whiff of egalitarianism in the air. Britain's bankers are being vilified like the French aristocracy were in ; they must be grateful that they face only a mauling in the press.

Earlier this year, the Fabian Society gleefully published a poll showing that more than two-thirds Author: Guardian Staff. The most influential and talked-about book on society in the last decade. Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson's The Spirit Level not only changed the way we understand and view inequality, it inspired the creation of The Equality Trust and our work.

Although falling, the gender pay gap remains stubbornly high. London and the south-east has much greater levels of wealth than the rest of the country. The north-east is the poorest region in. 1 Introduction: Concepts of Poverty and Deprivation Poverty can be defined objectively and applied consistently only in terms of the concept of relative deprivation.

That is the theme of this book. The term is under-stood objectively rather than subjectively. Individuals, families and. In Poverty and Inequality: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Responses, the authors explore these and many others gritty questions as they analyse the complexity of poverty and inequality beyond an over-determination of the concepts by the economic or the wealth index in.

The growing gap between the richest and poorest in the UK is directly linked to higher rates of poverty, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Both inequality and poverty are now on the rise again and predicted to increase further in the next 5 to 15 years, but it has never been established if the.

Penguin Books, This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item, income poverty is the next most crucial factor.4 It is well documented that poor children perform less well in school and are far more likely to suffer poor physical and mental health than their more affluent peers.

The impact of poverty and inequality on children By Professor Brigid Daniel 1File Size: KB. Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives Isabel Ortiz, Louise Moreira Daniels, Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir (Eds) DISCLAIMER: The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or views of UNICEF or of the United Nations.

Why Greater Equality. J.C. Kincaid is the author of poverty and equality in britain ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews)4/5(1). This book investigates how, alongside Beatrice Webb’s ground-breaking pre-World War One anti-poverty campaigns, George Bernard Shaw helped launch the public debate about the relationship between equality, redistribution and democracy in a developed economy.

“THIS IS an important book—and a Brand: Palgrave Macmillan. The report summarises a wide range of research on the effects of inequality, drawing in particular on the books The Spirit Level: Why Equality Is Better for Everyone (by Professors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett) and The Cost of Inequality: Three Decades of the Super-rich and the Economy (by Stewart Lansley).

Britain has a higher proportion of its population living in relative poverty than most other EU countries. Sources: Joseph Rowntree Foundation,IPPR,Oxfam.

Low-income households. A household is deemed to be ‘in poverty’ if its income is less than 60% of median household income. The value of this poverty line depends on the. This volume brings together leading public intellectuals--Amartya Sen, Martha C.

Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman--to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality. Contemporary research on inequality has largely relied on conceptual advances several decades old, even though the 2/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kincaid, J.C. Poverty and equality in Britain. [Harmondsworth, Eng.]: Penguin Books, [] (OCoLC) Read this book on Questia. This volume brings together leading public intellectuals- Amartya Sen, Martha C.

Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman- to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality.

Get this from a library! Poverty and equality in Britain: a study of social security and taxation. [J C Kincaid].Drawing on case-study research that examined initiatives which engaged with global aspirations to advance gender equality in schooling in Kenya and South Africa, this book looks at how global frameworks on gender, education and poverty are interpreted in local Author: Elaine Unterhalter.

Britain’s best known classicist (also a vocal feminist) takes a look at how history has treated powerful women and how ancient society still shapes modern day attitudes to equality.