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Economic Vulnerability and Multiple Deprivation: Welfare State and Social Class Variation

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores further the possibilities afforded by the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions data set to implement a multidimensional approach to the measurement of ... More


Demolition of large housing estates: an overview

Fatiha Belmessous, Franck Chignier-Riboulon, Nicole Commerç, and Marcus Zept

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the history of demolition of large housing estates in Europe. It considers the rationale and objectives for demolition and rebuilding in both a theoretical and ... More


Reflections on Old Age Poverty in Public Rental Housing Estates

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0039
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Privatizing the public rental housing estates would create a very large client pool of elderly homeowners willing to take advantage of mortgage-backed annuity schemes in the era of modern finance. ... More


Housing allowances in context

Peter A. Kemp

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Most of the advanced welfare states of the world are committed to ensuring that housing is affordable to ordinary citizens. Shelter is not only a necessity, but for most households it is also the ... More


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

Karen Lucas (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book argues that past failure to address fundamental inequalities in the ability of low-income households to access adequate transport has undermined effective delivery of welfare policies in ... More


Childhood poverty: a barrier to social participation and inclusion

Tess Ridge

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Participation is a fundamental principle of social inclusion, and ‘fitting in’ with the everyday activities and expectations of peers is a driving force in children's lives. Poverty can have a ... More


Children’s perspectives on social exclusion and resilience in disadvantaged urban communities

Malcolm Hill, Katrina Turner, Moira Walker, Anne Stafford, and Peter Seaman

in Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter notes that the young people in the study all lived in disadvantaged areas, often in low-income households. On the whole, they were happy with the places they lived in, largely on account ... More


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