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That’s the way the money goes: expenditure patterns as real incomes rise for the poorest families with children

Paul Gregg, Jane Waldfogel, and Elizabeth Washbrook

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the changes in the expenditure patterns and access to specific goods and services from 1997 to 2001, as incomes rose in response to benefit changes and employment shocks. The ... More


Anatomy of Elite Spending: Fashion, Luxury, and Splendour

Jon Stobart and Mark Rothery

in Consumption and the Country House

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198726265
eISBN:
9780191793219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726265.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter draws on bills and account books to examine the overall spending patterns of the Leigh and Newdigate families. The analysis focuses firstly on the rhythms of spending and reveals that ... More


Conceptualizing and Measuring Social Investment

Johan De Deken

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter develops a typology of social investment that seeks to go beyond a conceptualization based on a mere dichotomy between ‘compensation’ and ‘investment’, by analysing these policies in ... More


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