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Poverty report 1974

Michael Dunlop Young

Poverty report 1974

a review of policies and problems in the last year : a report of the Institute of Community Studies

by Michael Dunlop Young

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Published by Temple Smith in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Great Britain,
    • Income -- Great Britain,
    • Poverty

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Michael Young.
      ContributionsInstitute of Community Studies.
      LC ClassificationsHC260.P6 Y68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[6], 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5113950M
      ISBN 100851170544, 0851170552
      LC Control Number74186667

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OCLC Number: vi POVERTY AND SHARED PROSPERITY Annex 2A Shared prosperity definitions 62 Annex 2B Shared prosperity estimates by economy 63 Notes 66 3 Higher Standards for a Growing World 67 Introduction 67 Higher poverty lines for everyone: US$ and US$ a day 68 Higher lines tailored to country circumstances: Societal poverty The war on poverty: one city's story: a documentary report of Newark's United Community Corporation, Author: United Community Corporation (Newark, N.J.).

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The number of families in poverty instood at million, up from million inwhile million children under 18 were defined as. Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world.

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