Chronic Poverty

Concepts, Causes and Policy

  • Andrew Shepherd
  • Julia Brunt

Part of the Rethinking International Development Series book series (RID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Karen Moore, Julia Brunt
    Pages 1-6
  3. Armando Barrientos
    Pages 85-111
  4. Andy McKay
    Pages 112-133
  5. Sam Hickey, Andries du Toit
    Pages 134-159
  6. Tony Addison, Kathryn Bach, Tim Braunholtz-Speight
    Pages 160-182
  7. Aasha Kapur Mehta, Amita Shah, Trishna Satpathy, Shashanka Bhide, Anand Kumar
    Pages 223-245
  8. Andrew Shepherd
    Pages 270-282
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 283-307

About this book


Based on a decade of research by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, this volume includes material on inter-generational transmission, the importance of assets and vulnerability, and conflict, and new thinking about the close relationship between social exclusion and adverse incorporation.


conflict dynamics mobility poverty research youth

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrew Shepherd
    • 1
  • Julia Brunt
    • 2
  1. 1.Chronic Poverty Advisory NetworkOverseas Development InstituteLondonUK
  2. 2.Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, Brooks World Poverty InstituteThe University of ManchesterUK

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