HISTORY OF POVERTY REDUCTION INITIATIVES IN GREAT BRITAIN

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The article deals with the problem of poverty and social inequality in Great Britain both now and in historical retrospect. The author analyses some major works of prominent philosophers and economists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.An effectiveness analysis of the British government’s efforts to eradicate this phenomenon is presented. The author also provides the outlook of anti-poverty activities of non-governmental organizations.


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O B Pichkov

Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University)

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Email: o.b.pichkov@yandex.ru
Prospekt Vernadskogo, 76, Moscow, Russia, 119454

Pichkov O.B. Cand. Ec. Sci., Assistant Professor, Department of International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Ties, Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University).

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