Poverty and insecurity: Life in low pay, no pay Britain

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Poverty and insecurity : Life in low pay, no pay Britain. / Garthwaite, Kayleigh; Shildrick, Tracy; MacDonald, Rob; webster , colin .

Bristol, Policy Press, 2012. 264 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Harvard

Garthwaite, K, Shildrick, T, MacDonald, R & webster , C 2012, Poverty and insecurity: Life in low pay, no pay Britain. Bristol, Policy Press.

APA

Garthwaite, K., Shildrick, T., MacDonald, R., & webster , C. (2012). Poverty and insecurity: Life in low pay, no pay Britain. Bristol, Policy Press.

Vancouver

Garthwaite K, Shildrick T, MacDonald R, webster C. Poverty and insecurity: Life in low pay, no pay Britain. Bristol, Policy Press, 2012. 264 p.

Author

Garthwaite, Kayleigh ; Shildrick, Tracy ; MacDonald, Rob ; webster , colin . / Poverty and insecurity : Life in low pay, no pay Britain. Bristol, Policy Press, 2012. 264 p.

Bibtex

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