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Publishing with Purpose

Lucinda Platt

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Long-term ill health, poverty and ethnicity

This report presents findings from a new investigation into the experiences of individuals living with long-term ill-health and their families. New in-depth qualitative material and secondary analyses of national datasets are used to examine the ways in which long-term ill-health impacts upon poverty.

A free pdf is available at www.jrf.org.uk

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Poverty and ethnicity in the UK

A wide-ranging review of the literature relating to poverty and ethnicity has identified the stark differences in rates of poverty according to ethnic group. This review brings together the available evidence on different aspects of poverty and examines what has been studied in relation to its causes.

A free pdf is available at www.jrf.org.uk

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Migration and social mobility

The life chances of Britain's minority ethnic communities

Creating a more open society and improving race equality are core current policy concerns and understanding the roles of class and ethnicity in determining life chances is critical. This report aids such understanding by investigating the impact of class background and ethnicity on class position. Free PDF available at www.jrf.org.uk

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Discovering child poverty

The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

This book charts key British developments in child welfare, child poverty research and state support for children from 1800 to the present day. With direct quotations from key sources, it argues that even in the face of clear evidence of hardship the response of policy makers to child poverty has been ambivalent.

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