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Measuring Up : a History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950.

Author: Moramay López-Alonso
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012.
Series: Social science history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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& DIV & & I & Measuring Up & /I & traces the high levels of poverty and inequality that Mexico faced in the mid-twentieth century. Using newly developed multidisciplinary techniques, the book provides a perspective on living standards in Mexico prior to the first measurement of income distribution in 1957. By offering an account of material living conditions and their repercussions on biological standards of living  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Moramay López-Alonso
ISBN: 9780804782852 0804782857
OCLC Number: 811490312
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms; Introduction; Section 1. Institutions and Living Standards; Chapter 1. The Ideas Behind the Making of Welfare Institutions; Chapter 2. Welfare as Charity; Chapter 3. Welfare as Public Policy; Section 2. Anthropometric Evidence; Chapter 1. The Measure of Well-Being and Growth: Why and How Do We Use Heights to Understand Living Standards?; Chapter 2. The Tall or Short of It: Tracking Heights and Living Standards; Section 3. The Synergies Between Health and Nutrition; Chapter 1. Health and Nutrition: The History. Chapter 2. Health and Nutrition: The Data AnalysisOverview and Final Conclusions; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Social science history.

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Measuring Up uses new research tools and an interdisciplinary approach to provide the most in-depth analysis to date of role that governmental policies played in shaping levels of poverty,  Read more...

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