Claire Taylor. Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.
- Examines not only the discourses surrounding poverty, but also the well-being of those categorized as poor and their experiences of poverty
- Provides a critical reassessment of poverty in the ancient world which is in line with contemporary research within the social sciences
- Develops a methodology which includes women, slaves, and foreigners as well as male citizens in discussion of poverty and well-being
- Brings together literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence to examine alternate modes of expression among non-elites in Athens