Local government, anti-poverty strategies and partnership working

Pearson Sarah

in Partnership working

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342201
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302919 | DOI:
Local government, anti-poverty strategies and partnership working

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This chapter examines partnership working as a mechanism for the development and delivery of anti-poverty and social exclusion strategies in local authorities in England and Wales. Drawing on research into local authority anti-poverty strategies, this chapter addresses the rationale behind anti-poverty partnerships and examines the nature and extent of partnership structures. It evaluates the impact of partnership initiative on efforts to promote unitary and innovative policy responses to poverty and exclusion.

Keywords: partnership working; anti-poverty strategies; social exclusion; England; Wales

Chapter.  6798 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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