© 2013

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

About the editors

Tony Addison, United Nations University Word Institute of Development Economics Research, Finland S.M. Zulfiqar Ali, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies Kathryn Bach, Overseas Development Institute, UK Armando Barrientos, Brooks World Poverty Institute, UK Bob Baulch, Tan Tao University, Vietnam Shashanka Bhide, National Council for Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, India Kate Bird, Overseas Development Institute, UK Tim Braunholtz-Speight, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK Julia Brunt, Brooks World Poverty Institute, UK Andries du Toit, University of the Western Cape, South Africa Sam Hickey, University of Manchester, UK Dr Anand Kumar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Andy McKay,University of Sussex, UK Aasha Kapur Mehta, Indian Institute of Public Administration Charles Lwanga-Ntale, Development Initiatives, East Africa Karen Moore, UNESCO, France Trishna Satpathy, Human Development Resource Centre, UK Binayak Sen,Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies Amita Shah, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, India Andrew Shepherd, Overseas Development Institute, UK Yisak Tafere, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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