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Poverty in Perspective: A typology of poverty in Scotland

Barnes, M., Stares, S., Wood, C. , Vibert, S. & Lord, C. (2017). Poverty in Perspective: A typology of poverty in Scotland. Edinburgh: The Scottish Government, ISSN 2045-6964.


The report sets out 13 different ‘types’ of poverty in Scotland, spread across three pre-determined life stages: families with children, working age households without children, and pensioner households.

Publication Type: Report
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Departments: School of Policy & Global Affairs > Sociology & Criminology
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