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Barriers to escaping the low-pay no-pay cycle for disadvantaged parents.

Fuertes, Vanesa (2010) Barriers to escaping the low-pay no-pay cycle for disadvantaged parents. In: Social Policy Association Annual Conference, 5-7 July 2010, University of Lincoln.

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    Abstract/Description

    Poverty is a dynamic process that reflects the shifting nature of individual and
    household income. Drawing on the findings of a research study supported by
    the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as part of their Recurrent Poverty
    programme, this paper will explore: (a) the structural barriers that
    disadvantaged parents encounter when trying to escape the low-pay no-pay
    cycle, defined as repeated movements into and out of low paid employment;
    and (b) various potential solutions to some of the issues identified.
    The study explores, in various regions of Scotland, the experience of poverty
    for a number of disadvantaged parents throughout the course of their life

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Low-pay-no-pay cycle; recurrent poverty; household poverty; disadvantaged parents; structural barriers;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Employment Research Institute
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & social services > 362 Social welfare problems & services
    Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
    Item ID: 4348
    Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
    Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2011 15:20
    Last Modified: 12 Jun 2012 11:08
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4348

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