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Title: How much is enough? Reaching social consensus on minimum household needs
Authors: Davis, Abigail
Hirsch, Donald
Padley, Matt
Marshall, Lydia
Keywords: Minimum Income Standard
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Centre for Research in Social Policy © Loughborough University
Citation: DAVIS, A. ... et al., 2015. How much is enough? Reaching social consensus on minimum household needs. Loughborough: Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University, 114pp.
Abstract: The Minimum Income Standard research carried out regularly by CRSP involves detailed discussion among member of the public about what things are essential for a minimum acceptable standard of living. This report sets out for the first time the details of how the groups reach consensus and what rationales they use to determine which items are included. Based on analysis of six years of MIS research, the report identifies the common themes that have emerged from the groups’ discussions, ranging from the need to have reasonable choices to the importance of living life in a practical way when time is scarce. For each area of household budgets, it explains how these rationales have guided decisions about what items people need to be able to afford.
Description: This is a report.
Sponsor: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20687
Publisher Link: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/media/wwwlboroacuk/content/crsp/downloads/reports/How%20much%20is%20enough.pdf
ISBN: 9780946831463
Appears in Collections:Official Reports (CRSP)
Official Reports (Social Sciences)

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