skip to content
The many dimensions of poverty Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The many dimensions of poverty

Author: Nanak Kakwani
Publisher: Basingstoke [u.a.] Palgrave Macmillan 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

With representatives from different disciplines stressing the central importance of freedom in analyzing poverty and emphasizing some important policy issues, this book offers a view of poverty that  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nanak Kakwani
ISBN: 9780230004900 0230004903
OCLC Number: 229902329
Notes: Papers originally presented at an international conference in Brasilia on August 29-31, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: XXII, 279 S. : Ill.
Contents: Preface; N.Kakwani Foreword; N.Lustig Introduction: The Many Dimensions of Poverty; N.Kakwani & J.Silber PART ONE: DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES, DIVERSE PERCEPTIONS Multidimensional Poverty: Conceptual and Measurement Issues; E.Thorbecke Measuring Poverty: The Case for a Sociological Approach; D.B.Grusky & K.A.Weeden Poverty Counts: Living with Poverty and Poverty Measures; S.Berry The Multidimensionality of Poverty: An Institutionalist Perspective; A.Sindzingre The Subjective Dimension of Poverty: A Psychological Viewpoint; J.Palomar Lever PART II: ON POVERTY AND FREEDOM The Capability Approach: Mapping Measurement Issues and Choosing Dimensions; S.Alkire On the Concept and Measurement of Empowerment; R.Alsop Participation, Pluralism and Perceptions of Poverty; R.Chambers A Human Rights Based Approach to Poverty; L.J.van Rensburg PART III: EXTENDING THE CONCEPT OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY Indentifying and Measuring Chronic Poverty: Beyond Monetary Measures?; D.Hulme & A.McKay Risk and Vulnerability to Poverty; C.Calvo & S.Dercon PART IV: CRITICAL POLICY ISSUES On the Political Economy of Poverty Alleviation; M.C.Neri & M.C.Xerez On Assessing the Pro-Poorness of Government Programmes: International Comparisons; N.Kakwani & H.H.Son
Responsibility: ed by Nanak Kakwani ...
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/229902329>
library:oclcnum"229902329"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:valueUnknown value: cnp
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1. publ."
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1007946351>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The many dimensions of poverty"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0727/2007022328-b.html>
schema:url<http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0727/2007022328-t.html>
schema:url<http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0727/2007022328-d.html>
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.