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The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

The New Poverty

The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong
Nov 14, 2017 | 356 Pages
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“A visceral experience, punching through the layers of rationalisation, ignorance and self-interest separating those who live comfortably from those who don’t … The outstanding feature of The New Poverty is Armstrong’s persistent effort to connect local experience and action the systematic context in which poverty is not only thriving but also taking increasingly sinister forms.”
London Review of Books

“Mixes hard facts with heartbreaking interviews, deploying the latter to give weight to the former and to make their abstractions more devastatingly real … Read this and you’ll realise that now is our time to act.”
—Mark Rappalt, Art Review

“A hard hitting exposé of the problems and suffering of people who are at the lower end of the pay scale and therefore at the mercy of those who wish to take advantage. This book is very much in the mould of George Orwell’s The Road To Wigan Pier and makes for uneasy, but essential reading.”
—Richard Blair, Patron of the Orwell Society

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