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At one level the human mind was plainly the unique property of each individual with all its idiosyncrasies. —were also at one and the same time personal and yet shared with others. For instance, habits like honesty, such that an individual is ‘incapable’ of telling a lie, as well as institutions like marriage or the family, are cultural endowments or inheritances which we have in common with our ancestors and like-minded contemporaries. They are not purely ‘personal values’. They may have been taught deliberately, or transmitted by example.

P. 148. , p. 150. 23 Hagenaars, A. , ‘The definition and measurement of poverty’, Journal of Human Resources, 1988, Vol. XXIII, No. 2, p. 219. , ‘Direct and indirect measures of poverty’, Journal of Social Policy, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1988, p. 363. , Poverty: the Facts, London: Child Poverty Action Group, 1993, p. 1. 26 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Inquiry into Income and Wealth, York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 1995, Vol. 1, p. 6. , p. 15. 28 There are slight differences between the CPAG and JRI figures: The CPAG claims an 18% fall; the JRI 17%; and the CPAG claims growth of 37% and the JRI 36%.

36 Goodman, A. , For Richer, For Poorer: The Changing Distribution of Income in the UK, 1961-91, London: Institute for Fiscal Studies,1994, A1. 37 HBAI, p. 139. , op. , Vol. 2, p. 109. , p. 36. , op. , p. 24. , p. 1. 42 Rowntree Inquiry, Vol. 1, p. 15. , p. 15 44 Based on Goodman, A. , op. , 1994, Fig. 7, A12. 45 Goodman and Webb, op. ; and HBAI, 1979-1991/92, F1(BHC). 46 HBAI, 1979-1991/92, E1(BHC). 47 Rowntree Inquiry, Vol. , p. 15. 48 DSS, Households Below Average Income: A Statistical Analysis 1979-1994/95, London: HMSO, 1997, p.

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