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Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2The Dimensions of Disadvantage$
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Glen Bramley and Nick Bailey

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447334224

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2
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Nick Bailey

Glen Bramley

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0001

This chapter provides an introduction to the volume. It sets out the historical development of the PSE approach to the measurement of poverty and social exclusion, and summarises the economic and social context within which the latest survey took place. The definition and measures of poverty covered by the survey are presented, as is the approach to defining and measuring social exclusion. The chapter concludes with an outline the structure of the rest of the book. An appendix provides technical details on the surveys.

Keywords:   Poverty, Deprivation, Social exclusion, Measurement

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