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Running on empty – Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice. - Policy Press Scholarship Online
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Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Karen Lucas


This book argues that past failure to address fundamental inequalities in the ability of low-income households to access adequate transport has undermined effective delivery of welfare policies in the US and UK. It describes the new policies and initiatives being developed to address this oversight, and outlines the case for including transport as an area of social-policy inquiry. Key factors are identified and case-study examples of practical initiatives from both sides of the Atlantic are used to draw lessons for future policy and practice. The comparison between US and UK policy and practic ... More

Keywords: low-income households, UK welfare, US welfare, social policy, case studies, future policy, future practice

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9781861345707
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Lucas, editor

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