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

Alan Walker, Adrian Sinfield, and Carol Walker


This book makes a vital academic and political statement in the cause of social justice. It begins with an appreciation of the seminal contributions of Peter Townsend (1928–2009), and applies them to contemporary policy debates. The book brings together many of the leading contributors to current debates in this field and provides a manifesto for change for students and researchers in the social sciences, policy makers and practitioners, and everybody with an interest in creating a more equal and socially just society.

Keywords: social justice, Peter Townsend, contemporary policy debates, manifesto for change, social sciences, policy makers, socially just society

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847427151
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Walker, editor

Adrian Sinfield, editor

Carol Walker, editor

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