Child Poverty in the UK Research Paper by hicaliber

Child Poverty in the UK
This paper examines the situation of children living in poverty in the UK.
# 93560 | 1,967 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 21, 2007 in Sociology (Welfare) , Child, Youth Issues (General)


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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.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Child poverty and its consequences: March 1999 - Ref 389. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 2005. Retrieved March 22 2006 from:http://www.jrf.org.uk/knowledge/findings/socialpolicy/389.asp
  • Jackson, George. 2005 November 29. The Derry Worst: Highest levels of child poverty in UK. The Mirror (London, England). Retrieved March 22 2006 from HighBeam Research Library Web site.
  • Platt, Lucinda. 2003 June 23. Ethnicity and inequality: British children's experience of means-tested benefits. Journal of Comparative Family Studies. Retrieved March 22 2006 from HighBeam Research Library Web site.
  • Tackling child poverty in the UK: Background briefing and summary. Retrieved March 22 2006 from:http://www.cpag.org.uk/campaigns/endinsight_bkg.htm

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

Child Poverty in the UK (2007, March 21) Retrieved January 27, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/child-poverty-in-the-uk-93560/

MLA Format

"Child Poverty in the UK" 21 March 2007. Web. 27 January. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/child-poverty-in-the-uk-93560/>

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