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Poverty Dynamics by Tony Addison
Book DescriptionThis collection of essays provides a state-of-the-art examination of the concepts and methods that can be used to understand poverty dynamics. It does this from an interdisciplinary perspective and includes the work of anthropologists, economists, sociologists, and political scientists. The contributions included highlight the need to conceptualise poverty from a multidimensional perspective and promote Q-Squared research approaches, or those that combine quantitative and qualitative research. The first part of the book provides a review of the research on poverty dynamics in developing countries. Part two focuses on poverty measurement and assessment, and discusses the most recent work of world-leading poverty analysts. The third part focuses on frameworks for understanding poverty analysis that avoid measurement and instead utilise approaches based on social relations and structural analysis. There is widespread consensus that poverty analysis should focus on poverty dynamics and this book shows how this idea can practically be taken forward.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199557554
(233mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tony Addison
Poverty Dynamics, Hardback (January 2009)
This book looks at poverty dynamics, or how individual experiences of poverty and wellbeing change over time. It includes work from anthropologists, economists, sociologists, and political scientists and combines qualitative and quantitative research approaches to help deepen our understanding of why some people remain poor while others escape.
Making Peace Work, Hardback (November 2008)
This book provides an insight into some of the main issues that arise in post-conflict economic and social reconstruction, and offers examples of what works, and what does not. It will be of interest to all working on economic and social reconstruction in post-conflict countries, as well as those working on peace and development.
Development Finance in the Global Economy, Hardback (April 2008)
A positive chapter has begun in finance for poor countries. Yet progress remains tentative. This book looks at how to make international finance better serve the needs of poor countries and poor people. It contains contributions by economists and political scientists who have been at the centre of the international policy debate.
Debt Relief for Poor Countries, Hardback (June 2004)» View all books by Tony Addison
After a massive international campaign to highlight the impact of foreign debt, the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative is underway. But can it meet its expectations and make sure the debt relief benefits the poorest people? This text examines these issues, and address many other related factors.
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Author Biography - Tony Addison
Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He has held various positions at the World Bank and has also served as Director of the World Bank's World Development Report.
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