Poor Relief or Poor Deal?: The Social Fund, Safety Nets and Social Security

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The social fund has been a controversial instrument of social policy in the UK since its introduction in 1988. This book brings together new research and debate on the role and effect of the social fund in relieving poverty, and introduces evidence from the wider European field to allow comparison to be made with other countries' experience of providing a 'safety net' for their poorest citizens. This book opens up for wider discussion the question of how to provide help for disadvantaged groups and individuals at times of ...

Poor Relief or Poor Deal?: The Social Fund, Safety Nets and Social Security 2003, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754633358

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