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Child Poverty in Social Inclusion Partnerships

DescriptionThe report draws on quantitative & qualitative research to establish incidence & characteristics of child poverty to compare poverty in SIPs in Scotland, & to examine SIPs role in tackling the problem
ISBN0 7559 3412 1
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateNovember 18, 2002

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INCLUSION PARTNERSHIPS
CHILD POVERTY IN SOCIAL

Peter A Kemp (University of York),
Jo Dean and Daniel Mackay (University of Glasgow)

Scottish Executive Central Research Unit
2002

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CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

SUMMARY OF FINDINGS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION
SOCIAL JUSTICE AND CHILD POVERTY
RESEARCH AIMS
METHODS
STRUCTURE OF THE REPORT

CHAPTER TWO CHILD POVERTY IN CONTEXT
THE GROWTH OF CHILD POVERTY
REASONS FOR THE GROWTH OF CHILD POVERTY
CONSEQUENCES OF CHILD POVERTY
ENDING CHILD POVERTY
CONCLUSION

CHAPTER THREE CHILD POVERTY IN SCOTLAND
INTRODUCTION
SCOTLAND COMPARED
THE INCIDENCE OF CHILD POVERTY
THE COMPOSITION OF CHILD POVERTY
THE GEOGRAPHY OF CHILD POVERTY
THE ODDS OF CHILDREN BEING IN POVERTY
CONCLUSIONS

CHAPTER FOUR CHILD POVERTY IN
SOCIAL INCLUSION PARTNERSHIPS

INTRODUCTION
CHILDREN IN SIPS: HOW DIFFERENT?
THE COMPOSITION OF CHILD POVERTY IN SIPS
THE ODDS OF CHILDREN BEING POOR IN SIPS
CONCLUSIONS

CHAPTER FIVE TACKLING CHILD POVERTY
IN SOCIAL INCLUSION PARTNERSHIPS

Defining child poverty
The case study SIPs
The range of child poverty initiatives
A typology of child poverty initiatives
Gaps in services
Summary

CHAPTER SIX CONCLUSIONS
CHILD POVERTY IN SCOTLAND
CHILD POVERTY IN SIPS
TACKLING CHILD POVERTY IN SIPS
RECOMMENDATIONS AND ISSUES ARISING FROM THE RESEARCH

REFERENCES

APPENDIX ONE Defining Income

APPENDIX TWO Social Inclusion Partnerships and
Elswhere Compared

APPENDIX THREE Qualitative Research methods

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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