Go to the Joseph Rowntree Organisation site again and look at the Report dated 15 October 2003 "Government ‘on course to meet its short term poverty reduction target'"
Print this report if you find it difficult to read from the screen.
Read the article and print out a copy for yourself, then complete the following task offline.
- You are to write a brief summary approximately 500 words on the relationship between poverty and unemployment. You need to refer to the information given in this module and the related internet sites that you have visited.
- You are to conduct a small scale investigation using a questionnaire about peoples' perception of poverty and the unemployed. You need to ask roughly ten respondents questions that will give you information about how they view the affects of poverty and the relationship between poverty and work.
- Write a brief summary of their views and compare this to your factual summary on the relationship between poverty and unemployment. Comment on any differences and or similarities between the two.
- Hand all the work into your tutor.