Plumbing the Depths: the changing (socio-demographic) profile of UK poverty

Edmiston, D (2022) Plumbing the Depths: the changing (socio-demographic) profile of UK poverty. Journal of Social Policy, 51 (2). pp. 385-411. ISSN 0047-2794



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Keywords: depth of poverty; destitution; poverty gap; poverty profile; relative poverty; social security
  • Accepted: 1 February 2021
  • Published (online): 14 April 2021
  • Published: April 2022
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (Leeds) > School of Sociology and Social Policy (Leeds)
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Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 14:12
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2022 05:30
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