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Urban poverty and habitat precariousness in the Caribbean
Focuses on urban poverty in current and former British territories. Analyzes conditions such as: housing, sanitation, land titles, water, public services, in order to evlaute poverty conditions and precariousness in Caribbean ...
Social Networks and Urban Poverty
(Institute of Social Development and Policy Research (ISDPR), 2001-12)
Measuring Chronic Poverty
(Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, 2012-08)
A new class of chronic poverty measures is constructed that builds upon Jalan and Ravallion (1998) but does not require resources in different periods to be perfect substitutes when identifying the chronically poor. We use ...
Urban land reform: How does it help the poor? Examples from Trinidad and Indonesia.
(International Symposium: The Urban Challenge of Developing Nations, 2011-09-06)
The hypothesis of this paper is that land tenure in Third World countries is regulated by socio-political institutions rather than the market. It argues, that land reform has to start from a knowledge of local conditions ...
Struggling for knowledge in times of cognitive capitalism: youth and school in contexts of urban poverty
(Addleton Academic Publishers, 2014-10)
From the time of the formation of modern capitalist societies, education, knowledge, and progress have been articulated in a variety of ways (Peters, 2010). It is possible to identify an array of modulations in the education, ...