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Kakwani, Nanak

The Many Dimensions of Poverty

Kakwani, Nanak - The Many Dimensions of Poverty, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Different Disciplines, Different Perceptions

1. Multidimensional Poverty: Conceptual and Measurement Issues
Erik Thorbecke

2. Measuring Poverty: The Case for a Sociological Approach
David B. Grusky, Kim A. Weeden

3. Poverty Counts: Living with Poverty and Poverty Measures
Sara Berry

4. The Multidimensionality of Poverty: An Institutionalist Perspective
Alice Sindzingre

5. The Subjective Dimension of Poverty: A Psychological Viewpoint
Joaquina Palomar Lever

Part II. On Poverty and Freedom

6. Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty
Sabina Alkire

7. On the Concept and Measurement of Empowerment
Ruth Alsop

8. Participation, Pluralism and Perceptions of Poverty
Robert Chambers

9. A Human Rights-Based Approach to Poverty: The South African Experience
Linda Jansen Rensburg

Part III. Extending the Concept of Multidimensional Poverty

10. Identifying and Measuring Chronic Poverty: Beyond Monetary Measures?
David Hulme, Andy McKay

11. Risk and Vulnerability to Poverty
Cesar Calvo, Stefan Dercon

Part IV. Critical Policy Issues

12. On the Political Economy of Poverty Alleviation
Marcelo Côrtes Nerì, Marcelo Casal Xerez

13. On Assessing Pro-Poorness of Government Programmes: International Comparisons
Nanak Kakwani, Hyun H. Son

Keywords: Economics, Development Economics, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Poverty, Aid and Development

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
301 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230592407
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28167-1

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