Townsend, Peter (Brereton)

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TOWNSEND, Peter (Brereton)

TOWNSEND, Peter (Brereton). British, b. 1928. Genres: Civil liberties/ Human rights, Public/Social administration, Social sciences, Sociology. Career: Political and Economic Planning, research secretary, 1952-54; Institute of Community Studies, research officer, 1954-57; London School of Economics, research fellow and lecturer, 1957-63, professor of international social policy, 1998-; University of Essex, Colchester, professor of sociology, 1963-81; University of Bristol, professor of social policy, 1982-93, emeritus, 1993-. City University of New York, Michael Harrington Distinguished Visiting Professor of Social Science, 1992. Publications: AUTHOR/CO- AUTHOR: Family Life of Old People, 1957; (with R. Titmuss and B. Abel- Smith) National Superannuation, 1957; (with C. Woodroffe) Nursing Homes in England & Wales, 1961; The Last Refuge, 1962; (with D. Wedderburn) The Aged in the Welfare State, 1965; (with B. Abel-Smith) The Poor & the Poorest, 1965; (with others) Socialism and Affluence, 1967; Old People in 3 Industrial Societies, 1968; The Social Minority, 1973; Sociology & Social Policy, 1975; Poverty in the United Kingdom, 1979; Inequalities in Health, 1980; Manifesto, 1981; The Family & Later Life, 1981; (with P. Phillimore and A. Beattie) Inequalities in Health in the Northern Region, 1986; (with P. Corrigan and U. Kowarzik) Poverty & Labour in London, 1987; (with P. Phillimore and A. Beattie) Health & Deprivation, 1987; Inequalities in Health: The Black Report & the Health Divide, 1988, rev. ed., 1992; Inner City Deprivation & Premature Death in Greater Manchester, 1988; Service Provision & Living Standards in Islington, 1988; The International Analysis of Poverty, 1993; A Poor Future, 1996; Poverty & Social Exclusion in Britain, 2000; (with D. Gordon) Breadline Britain, 2001; Targeting Poor Health, 2001; (with D. Gordon) World Poverty, 2002; Child Poverty in the Developing World, 2003. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: The Concept of Poverty, 1970; (with N. Bosanquet) Labour & Inequality, 1972; (with N. Bosanquet) Labour & Equality, 1980; (with A. Walker) Disability in Britain, 1981; Responses to Poverty: Lessons from Europe, 1984. Address: London School of Economics, Houghton St, Aldwych, London WC2A 2AE, England. Online address: [email protected]