Multidimensional Poverty. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no. 22

Abstract

An overview is given of multidimensional poverty, which embraces a diverse range of characteristics such as limited financial resources, material deprivation, social isolation, exclusion and powerlessness, and physical and psychological ill-being. A set of reading materials which discuss the competing rationales and operation of the concept of multidimensional poverty is listed, and a set of questions to guide reading is presented.

Citation

Walker, R. Multidimensional Poverty. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no. 22. Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2015) 7 pp.

Multidimensional Poverty. GSDRC Professional Development Reading Pack no. 22

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