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Equity begins with children

Jan Vandemoortele

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

While considerable progress is being made across the world in terms of human well-being, global statistics hide the fact that global progress has, by and large, by-passed those who are excluded, ... More


Conclusions from the US experience

Karen Lucas

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarises the main points raised in the US chapters and draws out some key issues and concerns in relation to the approach that is being applied to the transport-equity agenda in the ... More


The case for universal child benefit

Anthony Atkinson B.

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes up Peter's campaign for a universal child benefit, started over 40 years ago. It makes the case for its retention, against the trend policy on income-tested benefits increasingly ... More


Health, Disability, and Equity: Conversations among Bodies, Discourses, and Law1

Renu Addlakha

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter seeks to engage with contemporary debates around health and equity from the perspective of disability. Law is an important site for demonstrating this intersection because it straddles ... More


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