More Resources from Discovering Sociology


Disability and Poverty

Discussion on this topic could focus on the ways in which poverty further exacerbates the social ...

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Food Banks

The Trussell Trust is a Christian organisation that works to "end hunger and poverty in the UK...

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Hate the Poor The New Politics of Loathing

In this Open Learn ‘mini module’, Dr Mark Smith discusses a shift in attitude towards...

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Jack Monroe The Face of Modern Poverty

The ‘A Girl Called Jack’ blog has been widely featured in the media over the last few years – ...

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Karl Marx on Alienation

In the BBC Radio 4 series, "A History of Ideas", Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss their work of...

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Office for National Statistics Wealth Report

This Guardian article looks at the results of an ONS survey and highlights some significant trend...

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Postcode Patterns

Students can use this material from the Open University to examine postcode trends in poverty

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The Definition of Child Poverty

In 2010, the then Labour UK government defined a child in poverty as being one where the househol...

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The Sunday Times Rich List

The following Telegraph article examines the Sunday Times Rich List and provides background infor...

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Workers Unions

Provide students with a copy of the article "Global Corporations, Global Unions", by Stephen L...

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