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Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Ruth Lupton


This book addresses one of the UK's major social-policy concerns: the gap between the poorest neighbourhoods and the rest of the country. It is an account of neighbourhood decline, a portrait of conditions in the most disadvantaged areas, and an up-to-date analysis of the impact of the government's neighbourhood-renewal policies. The book explores twelve of the most disadvantaged areas in England and Wales, from Newcastle in the north to Thanet in the south, providing the reader with a journey around the country's poverty map; combines evidence from neighbourhood statistics, photographs, and t ... More

Keywords: poverty, social policy, neighbourhood decline, neighbourhood renewal, urban studies, social exclusion, disadvantaged areas, UK

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781861345356
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Lupton, author