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8. Whither poverty?

8. Whither poverty?  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
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9780191785078
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198716471
A world without extreme poverty is still some way off, but there have been moments where some actual poverty reduction occurred. ‘Whither poverty?’ considers three of the post-1960 attempts ... More
3. Measurement

3. Measurement  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785078
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198716471
What do we mean when we say someone is living in poverty? Do we mean that their income is too low, that their consumption is too low, or that given their particular level of either, their ... More
6. Distribution and mobility

6. Distribution and mobility  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785078
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198716471
We all start out in a given position in society and with a level of income (or wealth). What determines where we will end up? Will we be better off than our parents were? For people living ... More
Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

Poverty: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip N. Jefferson

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785078
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.001.0001
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book
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9780198716471
Millions of people worldwide live in poverty. Why is that? What has been done about it in the past? And what is being done about it now? Poverty: A Very Short Introduction explores how the ... More

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