Thinking about Poverty : 4th edition 9781760021450
Product Edition:4th edition
Author: Klaus Serr
Book Name: Thinking about Poverty :
Subject Name: Science

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Thinking about Poverty provides a critical understanding of poverty in the global context: how global structures affect people in Australia and the way policy-makers respond. In the midst of waning public interest the book fills an important gap in the current public discourse on poverty and covers: the extent of poverty and unprecedented wealth and income inequality across the world including Australiawhy neoliberalism remains at the heart of mainstream global discourse and continues to shape public policyhow a deregulated and speculative global economy creates massive private and public debt undermining the real economy employment and wage growthwhy neoliberalism still influences national governments to implement further privatisation deregulation and other neoliberal policies which implement corporate tax cuts and re-distribution of wealth and income upwards while at the same time reducing welfare provisions that exacerbate poverty social disadvantage and inequalitythe pivotal role and importance of the welfare state to alleviate some of the excesses of neoliberal capitalismindividualised and structural theories that try to explain the existence of poverty.Read more

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