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The Resource World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon

World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon

Label
World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy
Title
World poverty
Title remainder
new policies to defeat an old enemy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The study, when published in 2002, received coverage across the globe from Brazil to Greece and attracted the support of the then High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Anyone interested in understanding, campaigning or simply debating the issues facing policy makers today will find this book a rich and compelling resource
Related
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2009
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Townsend, Peter
  • Gordon, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Poor
  • Economic development
  • Pauvreté
  • Pauvres
  • Développement économique
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic development
  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Développement économique
  • Lutte contre la pauvreté
  • Pauvre
  • Pauvreté
  • Politique publique
Label
World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book builds on a companion volume ... Breadline Europe: the measurement of poverty"--Page ix
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A European definition of poverty : the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the member states of the European Union
  • Bernd Schulte
  • Welfare state solidarity and support : the Czech Republic compared with the Netherlands
  • Tomáš Sirovátka, Wim van Oorschot and Ladislav Rabušic
  • Targeting welfare : on the functions and dysfunctions of means testing in social policy
  • Wim van Oorschot
  • Structural adjustment and mass poverty in Ghana
  • Kwabena Donkor
  • Social funds in sub-Saharan Africa : how effective for poverty reduction?
  • Nazneen Kanji
  • Poverty, social exclusion and social polarisation : the need to construct an international welfare state
  • Urban water supply, sanitation and social policy : lessons from Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw and Susan Parnell
  • Round pegs and square holes : mismatches between poverty and housing policy in urban India
  • Sunil Kumar
  • Urban poverty in China : incidence and policy responses
  • Athar Hussain
  • 'A new branch can be strengthened by an old branch' : livelihoods and challenges to inter-generational solidarity in South Africa
  • Jo Beall
  • Human rights, transnational corporations and the World Bank
  • Peter Townsend
  • Peter Townsend
  • Are we really reducing global poverty?
  • Jan Vandemoortele
  • 1% of 10,000 billion euros
  • Tony Atkinson
  • Conclusion : constructing an anti-poverty strategy
  • Peter Townsend and David Gordon
  • Is rising income inequality inevitable? : a critique of the 'Transatlantic consensus'
  • Tony Atkinson
  • The international measurement of poverty and anti-poverty policies
  • David Gordon
  • Social policy in the US : workfare and the American low-wage labour market
  • S.M. Miller and Jeanette E. Markle
Control code
ocn496836101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 454 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847425560
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6xvsx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496836101
Label
World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and David Gordon
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book builds on a companion volume ... Breadline Europe: the measurement of poverty"--Page ix
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A European definition of poverty : the fight against poverty and social exclusion in the member states of the European Union
  • Bernd Schulte
  • Welfare state solidarity and support : the Czech Republic compared with the Netherlands
  • Tomáš Sirovátka, Wim van Oorschot and Ladislav Rabušic
  • Targeting welfare : on the functions and dysfunctions of means testing in social policy
  • Wim van Oorschot
  • Structural adjustment and mass poverty in Ghana
  • Kwabena Donkor
  • Social funds in sub-Saharan Africa : how effective for poverty reduction?
  • Nazneen Kanji
  • Poverty, social exclusion and social polarisation : the need to construct an international welfare state
  • Urban water supply, sanitation and social policy : lessons from Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jo Beall, Owen Crankshaw and Susan Parnell
  • Round pegs and square holes : mismatches between poverty and housing policy in urban India
  • Sunil Kumar
  • Urban poverty in China : incidence and policy responses
  • Athar Hussain
  • 'A new branch can be strengthened by an old branch' : livelihoods and challenges to inter-generational solidarity in South Africa
  • Jo Beall
  • Human rights, transnational corporations and the World Bank
  • Peter Townsend
  • Peter Townsend
  • Are we really reducing global poverty?
  • Jan Vandemoortele
  • 1% of 10,000 billion euros
  • Tony Atkinson
  • Conclusion : constructing an anti-poverty strategy
  • Peter Townsend and David Gordon
  • Is rising income inequality inevitable? : a critique of the 'Transatlantic consensus'
  • Tony Atkinson
  • The international measurement of poverty and anti-poverty policies
  • David Gordon
  • Social policy in the US : workfare and the American low-wage labour market
  • S.M. Miller and Jeanette E. Markle
Control code
ocn496836101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 454 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847425560
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6xvsx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496836101

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