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The shame of it : global perspectives on anti-poverty policies

Author: Erika K Gubrium; Sony Pellissery; Ivar Lødemel
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2014.
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This important volume provides the foundation for a shift in policy learning on a global scale and demonstrates the need to take account of the psychological consequences of poverty for policy to be  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika K Gubrium; Sony Pellissery; Ivar Lødemel
ISBN: 9781447308706 1447308700
OCLC Number: 913105800
Description: XIII, 231 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Resetting the stage Erika K. Gubrium New urban poverty and new welfare provision : China's dibao system Ming Yan Thick poverty, thicker society and thin state : policy spaces for human dignity in India Sony Pellissery and Leemamol Mathew Self-sufficiency, social assistance and the shaming of poverty in South Korea Yongmie Nicola Jo and Robert Walker 'Not good enough' : social assistance and shaming in Norway Erika K. Gubrium and Ivar Lødemel Pakistan : a journey of poverty-induced shame Sohail Choudhry Separating the sheep from the goats : tackling poverty in Britain for over four centuries Robert Walker and Elaine Chase 'Food that cannot be eaten' : the shame of Uganda's anti-poverty policies Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo and Amon Mwiine Shame and shaming in policy processes Sony Pellissery, Ivar Lødemel and Erika K. Gubrium Towards global principles for dignity-based anti-poverty policies Erika K. Gubrium and Ivar Lødemel
Responsibility: edited by Erika K. Gubrium, Sony Pellissery and Ivar Lødemel.


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