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Race and ethnicity

Social networks, poverty and ethnicity

This paper considers the evidence on how social networks affect people's experience of poverty and their ability to access resources and opportunities and explores the relevance of ethnicity.

Written by:
Alison Gilchrist and Paul Kyprianou
Date published:

This paper:

  • sets out current thinking on social networks;
  • considers the evidence on how networks affect people's experience of poverty and their ability to access resources and opportunities; and
  • explores the relevance of ethnicity to social networks reflection and shaping of different cultures and socio-economic status.

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