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

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

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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 Dave Gordon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
EQO
Government publication
multistate government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1928-2009
  • 1959-
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  • Townsend, Peter
  • Gordon, David
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  • Poverty
  • Poor
  • Economic development
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World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and Dave Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book is a companion volume to 'Breadline Europe: the measurement of poverty"--P. [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Poverty, social exclusion and social polarisation: the need to construct an international welfare state / Peter Townsend -- 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 -- 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 tasting 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 -- 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 -- Are we really reducing global poverty? / Jan Vandemoortele -- 1% of 10,000 billion pounds / Tony Atkinson -- Conclusion: constructing an anti-poverty strategy / Peter Townsend and David Gordon
Control code
51081835
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 454 p.
Isbn
9781861343956
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
World poverty : new policies to defeat an old enemy, edited by Peter Townsend and Dave Gordon
Publication
Note
"This book is a companion volume to 'Breadline Europe: the measurement of poverty"--P. [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Poverty, social exclusion and social polarisation: the need to construct an international welfare state / Peter Townsend -- 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 -- 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 tasting 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 -- 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 -- Are we really reducing global poverty? / Jan Vandemoortele -- 1% of 10,000 billion pounds / Tony Atkinson -- Conclusion: constructing an anti-poverty strategy / Peter Townsend and David Gordon
Control code
51081835
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 454 p.
Isbn
9781861343956
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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