Financial hardship and social exclusion in rural Britain: A review of existing evidence

Jane Atterton, Mark Shucksmith, Jayne Glass, Polly Chapman

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This literature review summarises existing evidence relating to poverty and financial hardship in rural areas. It is key to informing the fieldwork and subsequent analysis undertaken in the ‘Rural Lives’ project. This is the first working paper of the project.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages17
Publication statusFirst published - Feb 2020



  • poverty
  • deprivation
  • rural
  • social exculsion
  • financial hardship
  • financial wellbeing
  • vulnerability

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