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Poverty dynamics : interdisciplinary perspectives

Author: Tony Addison; David Hulme; S M Ravi Kanbur
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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This book looks at poverty dynamics, or how individual experiences of poverty change over time. It includes work from anthropologists, economists, sociologists, & political scientists & combines qualitative & quantitative research approaches to help us understand of why some people remain poor while others escape.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poverty dynamics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)607733475
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Addison; David Hulme; S M Ravi Kanbur
ISBN: 9780199557547 0199557543 0199557551 9780199557554
OCLC Number: 238899471
Description: xix, 356 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
Poverty dynamics : measurement and understanding from an interdisciplinary perspective / Tony Addison, David Hulme and Ravi Kanbur --
pt. II. Poverty dynamics : poverty measurement and assessment --
Chronic poverty and all that : the measurement of poverty over time / Cesar Calvo and Stefan Dercon --
A class of chronic poverty measures / James E. Foster --
Measuring chronic non-income poverty / Isabel Gunther and Stephan Klasen --
The construction of an asset index : measuring asset accumulation in Ecuador / Caroline Moser and Andrew Felton --
Looking forward : theory-based measures of chronic poverty and vulnerability / Michael R. Carter and Munenobu Ikegami --
Poverty in time : exploring poverty dynmics from life history interviews in bangladesh / Peter Davis --
Subjective assessments, participatory methods, and poverty dynamics : the stages of progress method / Anirudh Krishna --
pt. III. Explanatory frameworks for understanding poverty dynamics --
Bringing politics back into poverty analysis : why understanding of social relations matters for policy on chronic poverty than measurement / John Harriss --
Poverty measurement blues : beyond 'q-squared' approaches to understanding chronic poverty in South Africa / Andries du Toit --
When endowments and opportunities don't match : understanding chronic poverty / S.R. Osmani --
Investments, bequests, and public policy : intergenerational transfers and the escape from poverty / Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Questioning the power of resiliene : are children up to the task of disrupting the transmission of poverty? / Jo Boyden and Elizabeth Cooper --
The social distribution of sanctioned harm : thinking through chronic poverty, durable poverty, and destitution / Maia Green --
Toward an economic sociology of chronic poverty : enhancing the rigour and relevance of social theory / Michael Woolcock.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Addison, David Hulme, and Ravi Kanbur.
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