poverty

Publication date: 26 Jun 2015 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Stokes, L, Rolfe, H, Hudson-Sharp, N, Stevens, S | Pages: 47 | Report to: Department for Education
The lower educational achievement of White working class pupils in comparison with children from other ethnic backgrounds with similar socio-economic status continues to attract attention. This report, commissioned by the Department for Education, provides a review of the evidence. It explores why...
Publication date: 20 Aug 2014 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Davis, P
Abstract This paper critically analyses the views of poverty adopted by different economic schools of thought which are relevant to the UK, as well as eclectic theories focused on social exclusion and social capital. We contend that each of the economic approaches has an important contribution to...