What causes poverty?

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The closing chapter in the opening section on 'The Nature of Poverty' in Poverty in Scotland 2021, the latest in a series providing an essential resource for politicians, policy makers, teachers, community activists, service providers, academics, students and all those working to end poverty. Here, we consider the causes of poverty.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPoverty in Scotland 2021: Towards a 2030 Without Poverty
EditorsJohn H McKendrick, John Dickie, Fiona McHardy, Angela O'Hagan, Stephen Sinclair, Morag C Treanor
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherChild Poverty Action Group
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781910715703
Publication statusPublished - May 2021


  • poverty
  • Scotland
  • poverty causes


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