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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

Introduction

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.

Keywords

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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