Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

How can parents escape from recurrent poverty?

McQuaid, Ronald W; Fuertes, Vanesa; Richard, Alec

Authors

Ronald W McQuaid

Vanesa Fuertes

Alec Richard



Abstract

This study explores why disadvantaged parents move into poverty and identifies the specific barriers to them escaping the cycle of low pay/no pay or recurrent poverty. It draws on information from interviews with parents and focus groups with professionals, plus some analysis of an existing large survey.

See full report at - https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/how-can-parents-escape-recurrent-poverty

Report Type Research Report
Publication Date Feb 9, 2010
Deposit Date Apr 20, 2011
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
ISBN 978-1-85935-730-9
Keywords Poverty; disadvantaged; parents; low pay/ no pay; unemployment; relationship breakdown; household income; childcare;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4346
Publisher URL http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/parents-escaping-poverty-full.pdf