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Professor David Gordon

Professor David Gordon

Professor David Gordon
BSc(Sus), PhD(Bristol)

Professorial Research Fellow in Social Justice

Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6761

Research summary

I currently hold the posts of Professor of Social Justice and Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research at the University of Bristol.  I have an international reputation for research into issues of poverty and social justice and I have written and edited over a hundred books, papers and reports on these subjects.  I was a member of the UN Expert Group on Poverty Statistics (Rio Group) and contributed to its ‘Compendium of Best Practice in Poverty Measurement’.  I acted as an external expert for the European Union Working Group on Income, Poverty ...

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Biography

Dave combined his background in biology and geology with anti-poverty policy, while helping to find safe public water supplies in the South Pacific. He has researched and published in the fields of the scientific measurement of poverty, crime and poverty, childhood disability, area-based anti-poverty measures, the causal effects of poverty on ill health, housing policy and rural poverty.

Dave is currently the Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research.

The Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research is dedicated to multi-disciplinary research on poverty in both the industrialised and developing world. The Centre has been established by the University ...

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Recent publications

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