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Townsend, Peter 1928-2009

Overview
Works: 168 works in 738 publications in 4 languages and 10,429 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Genealogy  Cross-cultural studies  Directories  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Dedicatee
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Most widely held works by Peter Townsend
Building decent societies : rethinking the role of social security in development by Peter Townsend( )

24 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The downturn of the global economy has worsened the problems of poverty and unemployment across the whole world. This book makes the case for a comprehensive social security system to be developed in all countries, including the poorest ones, in order to eliminate desperate conditions of poverty, to reverse growing inequality and to sustain economic growth." --Book Jacket
The family life of old people; an inquiry in East London by Peter Townsend( Book )

65 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of poverty; working papers on methods of investigation and life-styles of the poor in different countries by Peter Townsend( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty in the United Kingdom : a survey of household resources and standards of living by Peter Townsend( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy by David Gordon( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to make a contribution to the integration of human rights values into world poverty reduction strategies, this work provides suggestions on how to translate human rights norms, such as the right to social security, the right to an adequate standard of living and the rights of the child
Inequalities in health : the Black report by Great Britain( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text stresses how crucial it is to promote health in addition to correcting the organisational changes in favour of equality in the NHS itself. The two reports demonstrate the scientific evidence in favour of the need for action to reduce poverty and material deprivation in order to improve the standard of health in the population and so save lives
Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry by Bernard Burke( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responses to poverty : lessons from Europe by Robert Walker( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last refuge; a survey of residential institutions and homes for the aged in England and Wales by Peter Townsend( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology and social policy by Peter Townsend( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labour and equality : a Fabian study of Labour in power, 1974-79( Book )

9 editions published between 1918 and 1980 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social minority by Peter Townsend( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international analysis of poverty by Peter Townsend( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Health and deprivation : inequality and the North by Peter Townsend( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor and the poorest : a new analysis of the Ministry of Labour's Family Expenditure Surveys of 1953-54 and 1960 by Brian Abel-Smith( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social services for all? eleven Fabian essays by Peter Townsend( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breadline Europe : the measurement of poverty by David Gordon( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first book to examine poverty in Europe within the international framework agreed at the 1995 World Summit on Social Development. Breadline Europe provides up-to-date, essential reading for social science undergraduates and postgraduate students. It will also be of considerable interest to policy makers and NGOs with a concern for poverty reduction."--Jacket
Labour and inequality: sixteen Fabian essays by Peter Townsend( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disability in Britain : a manifesto of rights( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Peter Townsend reader by Peter Townsend( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reader brings together a collection of Peter Townsend's most distinctive work. It allows readers to review the changes in social policy that have taken place nationally and internationally over the past six decades, and provides an insight into the development of one social scientist's entire intellectual approach
 
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World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy
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World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemyInequalities in health : the Black reportThe international analysis of povertyBreadline Europe : the measurement of povertyThe Peter Townsend readerResidential care transformed : revisiting 'the last refuge'
Alternative Names
Brereton Townsend, Peter 1928-2009

Peter Townsend britischer Sozialwissenschaftler

Peter Townsend sociólogo británico

Peter Townsend sociologue britannique

Peter Townsend socioloog

Townsend, Peter, 1928-

Townsend, Peter B. 1928-2009

Townsend, Peter Brereton 1928-

Townsend, Peter Brereton 1928-2009

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