ERIC Number: EJ409772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The British Underclass.
Public Interest, n99 p4-28 Spr 1990
Discusses the British underclass, a subgroup of poor people who live off mainstream society without participating in it. Examines the underclass' roots in illegitimacy, crime, and voluntary unemployment. Suggests that well-intentioned social policies have removed incentives for change. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Great Britain
Note: Adapted from "Underclass,""The Sunday Times Magazine," November 26, 1989.