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The government has misrepresented research findings on 'troubled families', blaming the poor, not coalition policies, for rising poverty levels

Levitas, Ruth (2012) The government has misrepresented research findings on 'troubled families', blaming the poor, not coalition policies, for rising poverty levels. British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Jun 2012). Website.

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Abstract

The government’s use of multiple deprivation as a proxy for anti-social behaviour implies that poorer people are all potential criminals. Ruth Levitas argues that the government’s policies either illustrate a statistical incompetency or conceal rising levels of poverty spilling from government policy.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2013 14:49
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2020 00:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48830

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