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Wealth, Poverty and Welfare : Skills-Based Sociology - Sharon Kane

Wealth, Poverty and Welfare

Skills-Based Sociology

Paperback Published: 10th December 2002
ISBN: 9780333719336
Number Of Pages: 211
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old

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This text explores debates about poverty, wealth and the welfare state from a sociological perspective, explaining the concepts of poverty and welfare, the pattern of their distribution and the causes of continuing poverty. The origin, purpose and future of the welfare state is also discussed, setting British material within a global framework. As with other titles in the series, the text is laced with activities, exercises and sample essay questions.

Introduction Wealth, Income and Inequality Theories of Equality and Inequality Definitions and Measurements of Poverty The Distribution of Poverty: Who are the Poor? Explanations of Poverty Globalisation, Localities and Poverty Ideologies of Welfare and the Welfare State Contemporary Debates about Welfare Provision Social Security, Housing and Social Services Bibliography Index

ISBN: 9780333719336
ISBN-10: 0333719336
Series: Skills-Based Sociology
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 10 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 211
Published: 10th December 2002
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1