Poverty: The Role of Institutions, Behaviours and Culture

S Harkness, P Gregg, Lindsey MacMillan

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Abstract

This paper:
* reviews evidence on the causes of poverty;
* considers the influence of family, employment, geography, education, addiction and debt; and
* evaluates the role of individual agency, institutional structures and culture.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationYork, U. K.
PublisherJoseph Rowntree Foundation
Commissioning bodyThe Joseph Rowntree Foundation
ISBN (Print)9781859359204
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2012

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    Harkness, S., Gregg, P., & MacMillan, L. (2012). Poverty: The Role of Institutions, Behaviours and Culture. Joseph Rowntree Foundation.