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1 INTRODUCTION Background Study Aims Study Method Study Issues Structure of Report
2 THE EXPERIENCE OF POVERTY Introduction The Spiral of Poverty The Urban and Rural Context of Poverty The Different Experiences of Poverty in Urban and Rural Scotland Quality of Life: An Issue in Rural Areas? Key Findings
3 VULNERABLE GROUPS IN POVERTY Introduction Single Pensioners Single Parents Disabled People People with Mental Ill Health Migrant Workers Summary Findings
4 THE DEFINITION OF POVERTY Introduction Feedback from Study Participants
5 TACKLING RURAL POVERTY
6 CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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