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Down and out: Poverty and exclusion in Australia Peter Saunders

Down and out: Poverty and exclusion in Australia

Peter Saunders

Published April 20th 2011
ISBN : 9781847428394
Hardcover
304 pages
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This landmark study provides the first comprehensive assessment of the nature and associations between the three main forms of social disadvantage in Australia: poverty, deprivation and social exclusion. Drawing on the authors extensive researchMoreThis landmark study provides the first comprehensive assessment of the nature and associations between the three main forms of social disadvantage in Australia: poverty, deprivation and social exclusion. Drawing on the authors extensive research expertise and his links with welfare practitioners, it explains the limitations of existing approaches and presents new findings that build on the insights of disadvantaged Australians and views about the essentials of life, providing the basis for a new deprivation-based poverty measure.