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Poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland

Susan Johnson

Poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland

a preliminary bibliography

by Susan Johnson

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Published by s.n. in [Great Britain? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Northern Ireland -- Bibliography.,
    • Northern Ireland -- Social conditions -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Susan Johnson ; prepared for the United Kingdom study on the nature, causes and extent of poverty, and on policies implemented to combat poverty ; sponsored by the Commission of the European Communities.
      ContributionsCommission of the European Communities.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7165.G82 N674 1980, HV249.N68 N674 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2953535M
      LC Control Number84195553

      Gini co-efficient: Ireland versus OECD average of ; 90/10 income share: Ireland versus OECD average of ; Under both measures Ireland is less unequal than the OECD average. Data is for except for data from Hungary, Ireland, Japan, New . Child Poverty; Poverty - the facts. There are , children in Northern Ireland , of these children live in poverty - this figure is likely to rise with the implementation of Universal Credit. The majority (61%) live in households with at least one parent who is working.

      Northern Ireland Childcare Cost Survey series () and ‘Managing Expectations, a survey of new mums and dads’ (). Ellen Finlay is Policy Officer at Children in Northern Ireland, responsible for policy analysis. She is co-chair of the Child Poverty File Size: 1MB. The early s was a period of significant change for Ireland. The economy grew at a rapid pace and unemployment fell dramatically, but poverty was still very high by international standards.

      Income inequality in Ireland remains “remarkably stable”, according to a report from the Economic and Social Research Institute. Income inequality has been rising in many developed countries. The relationship between deprivation and health and educational inequalities has been well evidenced in the literature. Recent UK research has now established a similar social gradient in child welfare interventions (Bywaters et al. ) with children living in the most deprived areas in the UK facing a much higher chance of being placed on the child protection register or in out-of-home by: 1.


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Poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland by Susan Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

3 To illustrate that poverty is rarely single-handedly responsible for group violence it is instructive to consider the connections between these phenomena in Northern Ireland, Britain and Calcutta (Kolkata), India. Successful efforts to reduce economic inequalities in Northern Ireland during the s and s did not greatly impact in the Author: Amartya Sen.

Based on a micro-level study carried out in and with 51 families in Northern Ireland, it offers new empirical evidence and a theorisation of the relationship between family life and poverty.

Different chapters explore parenting, the management of money, family support and local engagement. TWELVE Inequality and the devolved administrations: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland THIRTEEN Poverty, inequality and child well-being in international context: still bottom of the pack.

FOURTEEN The Equality and Human Rights Commission: a new point of departure in the battle against discrimination and disadvantage. But poverty alone does not automatically make people violent nor, in Poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland book, does it lead to terrorism.

74 To illustrate that poverty is rarely single-handedly responsible for group violence it is instructive to consider the connections between these phenomena in Northern Ireland, Britain and Calcutta (Kolkata), India.

5 Phase 1: Poverty, economic inequality and the labour market in Northern Ireland 1. Poverty and inequality in NI Poverty indicators According to the absolute income measure before housing costs (BHC), 20% of the NI population is classified as living in poverty and 19% according to the relative measure (BHC) (/).File Size: KB.

teristics of Northern Ireland. Following this section we examine the decom­ position of inequality in Northern Ireland by family type and economic status.

The treatment of poverty follows the same pattern. In Section V the measurement of poverty is discussed and the experience of Northern Ireland is compared to by: 1. Inequality – Why we should pay attention to it There is no doubt that the issues of inequality and poverty are among the major problems that the world faces today.

However, at times these issues seem to be separate and unconnected. Countries with a high ‘at risk of poverty’ rate, are also the countries with Continue reading "Poverty and Inequality". Deepening poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland By Steve James 24 October The Good Friday Agreement, which incorporated.

This bulletin reports on OECD measures of inequality, the rise in income poverty, the final report of the High Pay Commission, fuel poverty, the Family Resources Survey deprivation indicators for Northern Ireland, HM Revenue and Customs child poverty measure, and the Child Poverty Act. Poverty focus is an annual publication from Social Justice Ireland where we focus on the nature and experience of poverty in g on the available statistical evidence, we outline how poverty is measured, the value of the poverty line and consider many of the groups in our society who are most exposed to living life below the poverty line.

4 Phase 2: Poverty, economic inequality and the labour market in Northern Ireland – a policy review 1. Introduction Good policy is fundamental to economic and social progress.

Since the Northern Ireland Act inthe Northern Ireland (NI) Assembly has been charged with formulating and delivering policy in a number of areas, including.

Economic inequality – disparities in income and wealth – has been rising up the political agenda for the last number of years. Driven by popular academic works such as that of Piketty, insecurities arising from the financial crisis and the manner in which governments around the world have subsequently sought to balance the books, there are now regularly voiced concerns about inequality.

However, Ireland’s net income inequality has also risen in recent years, and an accurate assessment of economic inequality requires inclusion of other measures (such as wealth, poverty, public.

Poverty and Inequality, Chris Jones and Tony Novak (eds),pp. 74, ISBN£ (pb) John Pinkerton Queen's University Belfast, Northern IrelandAuthor: John Pinkerton.

Books Music Art & design TV & radio Addressing Northern Ireland’s inequality is the key to a better future Forecasts for child poverty in Northern Ireland suggest there may be rises in. Inthe UK compared badly with other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries on poverty and inequality indicators.

Indeed, the country’s relative position on child poverty in particular formed part of the impetus for taking action to improve living standards for children. Written by leading authors in the field, the central interest of this innovative book is the role and significance of family in a context of poverty and low-income.

Based on a micro-level study carried out in and with 51 families in Northern Ireland, it offers new empirical evidence and a theorisation of the relationship between. Poverty in Northern Ireland is slightly lower than in England or Wales, but it is higher than in Scotland. Poverty among pensioners has fallen considerably over the last decade.

Families with children have seen steady or falling poverty rates, but working-age adults without children are now at higher risk of poverty than ten years ago. Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales all had lower life expectancies than England. [8] And the poverty that more and more of our children are growing up in is having a devastating effect on them with an increase in child mortality and decline in children’s health as a direct result.

Tackling persistent poverty and health inequality in Northern Ireland requires more collaboration, a report has said. G reater transparency is necessary to create a more informed public and. Migration, migrants and inequality - Jill Rutter and Maria Latorre Part Two: Cross-cutting issues Moving in the right direction?

Public attitudes to poverty, inequality and redistribution - Tom Sefton Inequality and the devolved administrations: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - .Book Description. A series of crises unfolded in the latter part of the first decade of the 21 st Century which combined to exacerbate already profound conditions of global economic inequality and poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Inthe unsound lending practices that caused a collapse in the US housing market ushered in a broader economic crisis that reverberated throughout.Northern Ireland is less equal than most Scandinavian and central European countries, and more equal than Poland and southern European countries.

Wealth inequality in Northern Ireland In terms of savings, there is a relatively high degree of wealth inequality in Northern Ireland, driven by the number of households with none whatsoever.