Child Poverty in the UK
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This paper examines a number of issues involving the poverty of children in the UK. First, the author examines statistics of poverty and its immediate consequences. Then the paper points out possible long-term consequences of children raised in poverty, such as health and education. Also considered are the causes of poverty. A study of the city of Derry and its children living in poverty is a focal point of the paper. The paper concludes citing the growing gap between those with viable incomes and those living in dire circumstances.
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- Tackling child poverty in the UK: Background briefing and summary. Retrieved March 22 2006 from:http://www.cpag.org.uk/campaigns/endinsight_bkg.htm
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