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Poverty, deprivation and health inequalities in Hong Kong

Poverty, deprivation and health inequalities in Hong Kong



Overview of the seminar

In this seminar Prof Gordon will discuss theoretical, methodological and empirical aspects of poverty and deprivation in Hong Kong, in health inequalities.




28 February 2019, Thursday


4:30 pm - 6:30pm


MBG06, G/F Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University


Professor David Gordon

Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, University of Bristol




Dr. Padmore AMOAH ([email protected])



Biography of Speaker

Dr David Gordon is Professor of Social Justice and the Director of the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research and the Bristol Poverty Institute at the University of Bristol, UK.  He has written and edited over two hundred books, papers and reports on poverty, inequality and social exclusion, social justice and social policy. He was a member of the UN Expert Group on Poverty Statistics (Rio Group) and contributed to its ‘Compendium of Best Practice in Poverty Measurement’.  He also acted as an external expert for the European Union Working Group on Income, Poverty and Social Exclusion and was a member of the EU Task Force on Material Deprivation.