Recent Submissions

  • Editorial: Poverty and Social Exclusion in North and South 

    Haan, Arjan de; Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
  • Comparisons, Convergence and Connections: Development Sudies in North and South 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Increasing poverty and social exclusion (PSE) open up the possibility of fertile dialogue between North and South on three issues of successively greater depth: first, new comparisons or lessons to be drawn across ...
  • Low Income Dynamics in 1990s Britain 

    Jarvis, Sarah; Jenkins, Stephen P (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary This article analyses low income dynamics in Britain using the first four waves of the British Household Panel Survey. There is much low income turnover; although there is a small group of people who are persistently ...
  • ‘SocialExclusion’: An Alternative Concept for the Study of Deprivation? 

    Haan, Arjan de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Arjan de Haan's article introduces the concept of social exclusion and compares it to notions of deprivation that are more common in development studies. He argues that although there is substantial overlap between ...
  • Behind the Rhetoric: The Institutional Basis of Social Exclusion and Poverty 

    Evans, Martin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary This article argues that theoretical discussion of different policy assumptions between social exclusion and poverty as elaborated by Silver should always be strongly grounded in their policy context. The concept ...
  • Poverty, Participation and Social Exclusion in North and South 

    Gaventa, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary The rapid growth and acceptance of the concept of participation has been a key feature of international development in the 1990s. Policies to enhance and strengthen participation have long been used in the North ...
  • Food Poverty and Food Policy 

    Dowler, Elizabeth (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Until recently the consequences of poverty for food, and the food element in social exclusion, have been sidelined in post?war Britain, both by those working on food and nutrition and by those in social policy. ...
  • Child Poverty and Social Exclusion in Post?Communist Societies 

    Harwin, Judith; Fajth, Gaspar (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Poverty has increased with the shift to the market economy in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and families with children have been particularly exposed to social deprivation. However, a ...
  • What Health Tells Us About Society 

    Wilkinson, Richard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Richard Wilkinson summarises the argument of his recent book Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions of Inequality (Routledge, 1996). Social class differences in health show how sensitive health remains to the social ...
  • Beyond Workfare: Active Labour?Market Policies 

    Robinson, Peter (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1998)
    Summary Approaches to labour?market policy and to workfare are conditioned by different perspectives on the causes of and prospects for unemployment and social exclusion. There appears to be a high level of correlation ...