New Thinking on Poverty in the UK: Any Lessons for the South?
New Thinking on Poverty in the UK: Any Lessons for the South?, ODIOverseas Development Institute (London) Briefing Paper, 2000 (9) November
On a global scale, absolute poverty is concentrated in the South – but relative poverty and real deprivation also exist in the North. In the UK, over a quarter of people live in low income households, with worse health, lower life-expectancy, lower levels of social participation, and worse life chances than those above the poverty line. Children are disproportionately disadvantaged................. (see link in title for full article)