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Meet the parents: stories of teenage pregnancy and parenthood in Lewisham

Publication 1 March 2009

The Young Foundation was commissioned by the London Borough of Lewisham to look at how perceptions and expectations of young people in the borough impacted on teenage pregnancy. We carried out detailed ethnographic studies to capture the experiences of young

Deep and persistent exclusion: Interrogating the idea of the ‘bottom 2.5 percent’

Publication 1 June 2008

Written as part of the Mapping Needs programme, this paper explores the conceptualization of the ‘bottom 2.5 percent’ – the individuals in the lowest income scale who face deep and persistent exclusion from society. A key question raised in this

Positional Goods:  New inequalities and the importance of relative position

Publication 28 September 2006

The Young Foundation’s project on Positional Goods explored the emergence of new inequalities in modern Britain and the importance of relative position: Keeping up with the Jones’. The project’s aims were to understand modern trends in material consumption, celebrity lifestyles


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