Poverty research an Asian review by Syed Abdus Samad

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Published by Association of Development Research and Training Institutes of Asia and the Pacific in Kuala Lumpur .

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-98).

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Statementby Syed Abdus Samad.
ContributionsAssociation of Development Research and Training Institutes of Asia and the Pacific.
LC ClassificationsHC415.P6 S26 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL958220M
ISBN 109679999017
LC Control Number95944473

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This book describes and assesses the major social science research effort that grew up with, and in part because of, these by: The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing, food and other.

The research in this volume explores the hypothesis that poverty is self-reinforcing because the equilibrium behaviors of the poor perpetuate low standards of living. Contributions explore the dynamic, complex processes by which households accumulate assets and increase their productivity and earnings potential, as well as the conditions under.

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