News and views

Under articles, there are short analyses of a range of key topics of debate written for the PSE website by a range of authors with specialist knowledge. Links provides a growing list of organisations interested in research in poverty and social exclusion.  These two sections continue to be updated.

News stories and reports provided a comprehensive digest of developments, particularly in the UK, between 2011 and 2014, the research period of the PSE project. Since the project ended, these two sections have not been updated.

Breadline Britain - the rise of mass poverty by Stewart Lansley and Joanna Mack, published by Oneworld, is out now. Based on the PSE research, it asks why, when national income has doubled, has poverty doubled.  What went wrong?

You can read about the first PSE UK report in 'PSE report reveals impoverished nation'.

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Woman with seven children

The Bank of England has been doing its own evaluation of the impact of austerity and the results reveal that the worst effects are falling on the poorest, children and the sick or disabled. Nick Bailey examines the findings.

What constitutes good well-being for disabled young people differs little from that of their non-disabled peers but what is different, argues Grace Kelly, is the high reliance on family/carers for facilitating opportunities for these young people to take part in activities and engage socially with their peers. Drawing on conversations with disabled adolescents, ‘Improving the Well-being of...

Pile of money

The increasing private ownership of capital is leading to a growing wealth gap. To tackle this skewing of the economy in favour of the rich, Stewart Lansley argues for the creation of social wealth funds with the returns evenly shared across society.

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