The only book to provide a focused and accessible overview of the UK and European welfare systems, moving away from general public economics to concentrate on cash benefits, the health system, and education.
Philip N. Jefferson
Very Short Introductions
This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.