The aims of this chapter are to: 1.Outline the two main ways that poverty is defined, and discuss the strengths and limitations of these two definitions of poverty2.Detail the official poverty line in the UK, and how it is measured3.Analyse the number of people who live in poverty in the UK, and the main categories of people living in poverty4.Discuss the two main reasons why people are in poverty
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