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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

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...


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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
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