Talking about poverty: how experts and the public understand UK poverty
- Document type
- Volmert, Andrew; Pineau, Marisa Gerstein; Kendall-Taylor, Nathaniel
- Joseph Rowntree Foundation
- Date of publication
- 18 November 2016
- Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Social Policy
- Social welfare
- Material type
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This research identifies gaps and overlaps between public and expert understandings of UK poverty and suggests better ways of building support in order to solve the problem.
The idea of poverty and the meaning of the term in the UK is contested, and those working to tackle poverty are finding it difficult to shift negative public attitudes and cultivate broad public support for adequate social policy.
This research by the FrameWorks Institute compares how experts - including people with experience of poverty - and the public understand UK poverty.
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