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Professor David Gordon


I am an expert on poverty and poverty related research. I am director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research ( I am also the Professor of Social Justice in the School for Policy Studies and have an expertise in social justice and criminal justice matters. I have done extensive research into inequalities in health and the fair allocation of government expenditure I am also experienced in the analysis of social statistics and in particular the Census. Finally, I have more than ten years experience of studying disability in childhood and into the definitions of disability.

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Key words

  • poverty and deprivation
  • health inequalities
  • social inclusion
  • disability
  • social justice
  • Third World
  • resource allocation