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Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest

Concepts, Policies and Politics

  • Armando Barrientos
  • David Hulme
Book

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Development book series (PSD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Armando Barrientos, David Hulme
      Pages 3-24
  3. Conceptual Frameworks for Social Protection: Risks, Needs and Rights

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Stefan Dercon, Tessa Bold, Cesar Calvo
      Pages 47-63
    3. Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Stephen Devereux
      Pages 64-84
    4. Michael R. Carter, Peter D. Little, Tewodaj Mogues, Workneh Negatu
      Pages 85-118
  4. What Policies Work for the Poorest?

  5. The Politics and Financing of Social Protection

About this book

Introduction

Social protection is fast becoming an important theme in development policy. This book examines the political processes shaping social protection policies; compares the key conceptual frameworks available for analyzing social protection; and provides a comparative discussion on social protection policies focused on the poor and the poorest.

Keywords

AIDS development learning modeling politics poverty social justice

Editors and affiliations

  • Armando Barrientos
    • 1
  • David Hulme
    • 1
  1. 1.Brooks World Poverty InstituteUniversity of ManchesterUK

About the editors

ARMANDO BARRIENTOS is Senior Research Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester, UK SAMI BAZZI is Research Assistant at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC, USA CHRISTINA BEHRENDT is the regional Social Security Specialist in the International Labour Organization's Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut, Lebanon TESSA BOLD is Research Fellow in Development Economics at the University of Oxford, UK CESAR CALVO teaches Economics at Piura University, Peru, and is Research Associate at Oxford University, UK MICHAEL R. CARTER is Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin, USA STEFAN DERCON is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford, UK STEPHEN DEVEREUX is Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK TATIANA FEITOSA DE BRITTO is a Researcher in the field of poverty and social policies. She is associated with the UNDP International Poverty Centre and the University of Brasilia SAM HICKEY lectures in International Development at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK DAVID HULME is Professor of Development Studies at the University of Manchester, UK PETER D. LITTLE is Professor of Anthropology at Emory University, USA ANNA MCCORD is an economist in the Southern Africa Development and Research Unit (SALDRU) in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa TEWODAJ MOGUES is a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) KAREN MOORE is a Research Associate at the Chronic Poverty Research Centre and is based in the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK NGONIDZASHE MUNEMO is Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at Williams College, MA, USA LAUCHLAN T. MUNRO is Director of Policy and Planning at the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada WORKNEH NEGATU is Associate Professor in agricultural economics and development at the Institute of Development Research, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia SONY PELLISSERY is Associate Professor at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand, India RACHEL SABATES-WHEELER is a development economist and IDS Fellow with extensive experience in rural development, institutional analysis and social policy BERND SCHUBERT is a development researcher and practitioner RACHEL SLATER is Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute in London, UK SUDARNO SUMARTO is Director of the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, India ASEP SURYAHADI is Senior Researcher at the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, India

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