Bringing politics back into poverty analysis: Why understanding social relations matters more for policy on chronic poverty than measurement, CPRC Working Paper No. 77

Abstract

Mainstream poverty research - even after experts had generally accepted the need for a multidimensional view of poverty that goes beyond income/consumption measures to take account of holdings of assets and hence of longer run security - has generally failed to address the dynamic, structural and relational factors that give rise to poverty.

Citation

Bringing politics back into poverty analysis: Why understanding social relations matters more for policy on chronic poverty than measurement, CPRC Working Paper No. 77, Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC), Manchester, UK, ISBN: 1-904049-76-1-X, iv + 16 pp.

Bringing politics back into poverty analysis: Why understanding social relations matters more for policy on chronic poverty than measurement, CPRC Working Paper No. 77

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