The Many Dimensions of Poverty

  • Nanak Kakwani
  • Jacques Silber

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Different Disciplines, Different Perceptions

  3. On Poverty and Freedom

  4. Extending the Concept of Multidimensional Poverty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Cesar Calvo, Stefan Dercon
      Pages 215-228
  5. Critical Policy Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Marcelo Côrtes Nerì, Marcelo Casal de Xerez
      Pages 231-250
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-279

About this book


With representatives from different disciplines stressing the central importance of freedom in analyzing poverty and emphasizing some important policy issues, this book offers a view of poverty that will orient research in directions previously neglected, and help those in charge of implementing poverty reduction policies.


economy political economy poverty research stress

Editors and affiliations

  • Nanak Kakwani
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jacques Silber
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.International Poverty CentreBrazil
  3. 3.Bar-Ilan UniversityIsrael

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