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Poverty and shame : global experiences

Author: Elaine Chase
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats

This book challenges thinking about the nature and causes of poverty in both the Global North and Global South. Together with a companion volume providing more detailed interdisciplinary and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Chase
OCLC Number: 915481164
Description: XIII, 319 Seiten
Contents: 1. Introduction ; Section 1: Cultural conceptions of poverty and shame: Preface ; 2. Oral Tradition and Literary Portrayals of Poverty; the Evolution of Poverty Shame in Uganda ; 3. The Wealth of Poverty-induced Shame in Urdu Literature ; 4. Film and literature as social commentary in India ; 5. Poverty and shame in Chinese literature ; 6. Poverty and shame: seeking cultural cues within British literature and film ; 7. Disclosing the poverty-shame nexus within popular films in South Korea ( 1975-2010) ; 8. 'Then' and 'now': Literary representatio nof shame, poverty and social exclusion in Norway ; Section 2 : Experiences of poverty and shame in seven countries: Preface ; 9. 'Needy and vulnerable, but poverty is not my identity': Experiences of people in poverty in Uganda ; 10. Tales of inadequacey from Pakistan ; 11. 'I am not alone' : Experience sof poverty induced shame in a moral economy ; 12. Experiences of poverty and shame in urban China ; 13. The 'shame' of shame: experiences of people living in poverty in Britain ; 14. Social isolation and poverty in South Korea: A manifestation of the poverty-shame nexus ; 15. Relative poverty in a rich, egalitarian welfare state: Experiences from Norway ; Section 3: The role of media and society in the construction of poverty-related shame : Preface ; 16. Poverty the invisible and inseparable 'shadow': Reflections from the media and the better off in rural Uganda ; 17. How best to shame those in poverty: Perspectives from Pakistan ; 18. Persistence of shaming in hierarchical society: The case of India ; 19. Society and shaming: General public and media perceptions of poverty in urban China ; 20. Constructing reality?: The 'discursive truth' of poverty in Britain and how it frames the experience of shame ; 21. 'No one should be poor': Social Shaming in Norway ; 22. Poverty and shame: the future
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