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How can parents escape from recurrent poverty?

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


Ronald W McQuaid

Vanesa Fuertes

Alec Richard


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.

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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Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed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;
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