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Include me out? The new politics of place and poverty

Kleinman, Mark (1998) Include me out? The new politics of place and poverty. CASEpaper, CASE/11. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Identification Number: CASE/11

Abstract

London is being successfully regenerated at present, yet poverty and social exclusion are increasing. The paradox is explained in part by the openness of the London economy and the lack of basic skills of a substantial minority of the population. The Government's policies for tackling social exclusion are undermined by conflating the concept of social exclusion with the discredited terminology of the 'urban underclass'. To be effective, policy needs to be less economically conservative, and more focused on piecemeal reforms.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://sticerd.lse.ac.uk/case
Additional Information: © 1998 Mark Kleinman
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2008 15:36
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2014 14:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/6519

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