Attitudes to the 'necessities of life': would an independent Scotland set a different poverty standard to the rest of the UK?

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Gannon, Maria; Bailey, Nick;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This article examines whether the population of Scotland would set a different poverty standard compared with the rest of the UK. It is based on research on a consensual or democratic poverty measure, defined by majority views of the items or activities which should be ... View more
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