1. Tania Burchardt, Julian Le Grand and David Piachaud: Introduction 2. Brian Barry: Social exclusion, social isolation and the distribution of income 3. Tania Burchardt, Julian Le Grand and David Piachaud: Degrees of exclusion: Developing a dynamic, multi-dimensional measure 4. Simon Burgess and Carol Propper: The dynamics of poverty in Britain 5. John Hobcraft: Social exclusion and the generations 6. Kathleen Kiernan: Disadvantage and Demography---chicken and egg? 7. Abigail McKnight: Low paid work: Drip feeding the poor 8. Ruth Lupton and Anne Power: Social exclusion and neighbourhoods 9. David Piachaud and Holly Sutherland: Child poverty 10. Phil Agulnik, Tania Burchardt and Martin Evans: Response and prevention in the British welfare state 11. Howard Glennerster and Jo Sparkes: Preventing social exclusion: Education's contribution 12. Liz Richardson and Katharine Mumford: Community, neighbourhood and social infrastructure 13. John Hills: Does a focus on 'social exclusion' change the policy response?