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Title The Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty / edited by David Brady and Linda M. Burton.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 915 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Discourse of Deservingness: Morality and the Dilemmas of Poverty Relief in Debate and Practice / Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Elyse Kovalsky -- Gender and Poverty / Janet Gornick, Natascia Boeri -- Life, Death, and Resurrections: The Culture and Poverty Perspective / Jessi Streib, Juhi Verma, Whitney E. Welsh, Linda M. Burton -- The Historical Origins of Poverty in Developing Countries / Sambit Bhattacharyya -- The Dynamics of Poverty / Anirudh Krishna -- People and Places Left Behind: Rural Poverty in the New Century / Daniel T. Lichter, Kai A. Schafft -- Poor Neighborhoods in the Metropolis / Mary Pattillo, John Robinson -- Segregation and the Perpetuation of Disadvantage / Douglas S. Massey -- Urban Poverty, Race and Space / William Julius Wilson -- Single and Cohabiting Parents and Poverty / Christina Gibson-Davis -- Introduction / David Brady, Linda M. Burton -- Job-Finding Among the Poor: Do Social Ties Matter? / Sandra Smith -- Education / Emily Hannum, Yu Xie -- Employment and the Working Poor / Jerome Gautie, Sophie Ponthieux -- Great Escapes and Great Divergences: Growth, Poverty and Income Inequality on a Global Scale / Robert H. Wade -- Intergenerational Mobility / Liana Fox, Florencia Torche, Jane Waldfogel -- Economic Performance, Poverty and Inequality in Rich Countries / David Brady, Markus Jäntti -- Material Deprivation and Consumption / Basak Kus, Brian Nolan, Christopher T. Whelan -- Hunger and Food Insecurity / Christopher B. Barrett, Erin C. Lentz -- Poverty and Crime / Patrick Sharkey, Max Besbris, Michael Friedson -- Poverty and Informal Economies / Francois Bonnet, Sudhir Venkatesh -- Poverty Measurement / Tim Smeeding -- Social Class, Poverty and the Unequal Burden of Illness and Health / Ronald Angel -- Aid and Global Poverty / Simon Feeny, Mark McGillivray -- The Welfare States and Poverty / Cheol-Sung Lee, In-Hoe Koo -- Social Policy, Transfers, Programs and Assistance / Laura Lein, Sandra K. Danziger, H. Luke Shaefer, Amanda Tillotson -- Poor People's Politics / Frances Fox Piven, Lorraine C. Minnite -- Why and When Do Peasants Rebel? / Guillermo Trejo -- Unions and Poverty / Jake Rosenfeld, Jennifer Laird -- Housing Programs / Peter Kemp -- Microfinance and Financial Inclusion / Philip Mader -- Toward a New Paradigm for Understanding Poverty / Mark Rank -- Structural Violence, Poverty and Social Suffering / Barbara Rylko-Bauer, Paul Farmer -- Capability Deprivation / Rod Hick, Tania Burchardt -- Ideologies and Beliefs About Poverty / Matt Hunt, Heather E. Bullock -- How Politics and Institutions Shape Poverty and Inequality / David Brady, Agnes Blome, Hanna Kleider -- Linking Poverty and Children's Development: Concepts, Models and Debates / Vonnie McLoyd, Rosanne M. Jocson, Abigail Williams -- Poverty Knowledge and the History of Poverty Research / Alice O'Connor.
Summary This handbook is concerned with the social science of poverty and covers topics ranging from the intricacies of measuring poverty using objective quantitative, income-based measures, to the interrelationships between structural violence, poverty, and social suffering; capability deprivation as the basis for analyzing poverty; ideologies and beliefs about poverty; how politics and institutions shape poverty and inequality; and the effects of poverty on child development.
Audience Specialized.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Poverty -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Poverty -- Social aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Social justice -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Brady, David, 1972- editor.
Burton, Linda, 1954- editor.
Added Title Social science of poverty
Other Form: Print version : 9780199914050
ISBN 9780190459604 (ebook) : No price

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