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  • The poverty discourse and the poor in Sri Lanka
  • Agricultural price ; Food ; Food production ; Land ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Sri Lanka ; State control
  • Anti-poverty measures in Sri Lanka founded on the international discourse of poverty and development do not serve the interests of poor people. This discourse begins by locating poor people in a distinct poverty sector and proceeds to examine its
  • characteristics. Several attributes of that discourse make it intellectually incapable of seeing how poverty is socially constructed in a diffused nexus of production relations that extends far beyond the so-called poverty sector. An alternative substantive
  • approach to poverty is presented.
  • Poverty in Hungary
  • Teaching the political geography of poverty
  • Family structure ; Illinois ; Living standard ; Location ; Political geography ; Poverty ; Rural area ; Social geography ; United States of America
  • Examines the geography of poverty, both urban and rural, in the State of Illinois. - (DWG)
  • Local labour markets and individual transitions into and out of poverty : evidence from the British Household Panel Study waves 1 to 8
  • Family income ; Labour ; Living standard ; Local labour market ; Poverty ; Probability ; United Kingdom
  • The paper examines the impact of changes in local-labour market conditions on individual poverty exits and entrances. Transitions out of poverty and transitions into poverty are estimated by using discrete duration models. The relative contribution
  • of labour market variables is smaller than individual and family characteristics in determining transitions out of and into poverty.
  • Rural poverty in Peninsular Malaysia and the Malaysian national agricultural policy
  • Agricultural policy ; Agricultural product ; Agriculture ; Countryside ; Living standard ; Malaysia ; Modernization ; Poverty ; Regional disparities ; Rice cultivation ; Rural development
  • The national agricultural policy aims to modernise and revitalise Malaysian agriculture and alleviate rural poverty while retaining labour in agriculture. The A. argues that this policy will not alleviate poverty in the padi sub-sector for three
  • The changing map of American poverty in an era of economic restructuring and political realignment
  • Economic restructuring ; Economic situation ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Regional disparities ; Spatial structure ; United States of America ; Welfare state
  • The A. argues that conservative theory falters when the spatial dynamics of poverty is considered in the United States. The changing map of American poverty reflects the geographic contours of recent transformations in the American political economy
  • . Five brief case studies demonstrate that poverty is geographically produced, as alterations in the market and the state are differentially translated into the social order of locales to generate distinctive prospects for affluence and impoverishment.
  • One nation, pulling apart : the basis of persistent poverty in the USA
  • Community ; Living standard ; Perception ; Policy ; Poverty ; Regional disparities ; Uneven development ; United States of America ; Welfare
  • Poverty has grown in America during the 20th century. BY the 1930s poverty became tied to the geographic development of the nation. Historically, poverty policy has emphasized individual moral responsibility while ignoring its geographic
  • Agrarian reform and rural poverty. A case study of Peru.
  • High-rise housing estates and the concentration of poverty. The case Bijlmermeer
  • Agricultural growth, environmental degradation, poverty and nutrition : links and policy implications
  • Agricultural production ; Agricultural technique ; Agriculture ; Environmental degradation ; Nutrition ; Poverty ; Rural development
  • The links and feedbacks between agricultural growth, environmental degradation, and poverty are complex and manifold. This paper examines these linkages under two situations : when new yield-increasing agricultural technologies are available
  • Poverty and inequality in Italy in Poverty and inequality in Common Market countries.
  • Poverty and inequality in West Germany in Poverty and inequality in Common Market countries.
  • Poverty and inequality in Belgium in Poverty and inequality in Common Market countries.
  • Poverty and inequality in the UK in Poverty and inequality in Common Market countries.
  • Vietnam's coastal communities : an assessment of poverty
  • Coastal environment ; Community ; Economic development ; Labour market ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Vietnam
  • Poverty and rural livelihoods in Umzumbe
  • KwaZulu-Natal ; Land tenure ; Living standard ; Peasantry ; Population pressure ; Poverty ; Rural area ; South Africa
  • The study examines the nature and extent of rural poverty, and to ascertain the relationship between rural material poverty and rural livelihoods among the peasants of Unzumbe. It was found that different wards were characterised by high population
  • Assessing poverty and poverty alleviation : evidence from West Bengal
  • Income ; India ; Living standard ; Poverty ; Research ; Social class ; Village ; Vulnerability ; West Bengal
  • Encountering poverty : space, class, and poverty politics
  • Chicago ; Illinois ; Middle class ; Montana ; Poverty ; Social geography ; Social interaction ; Space ; Spatial interaction ; United States of America
  • neighborhood. It explores how middle class encounters with poverty are mediated by two sets of spatial processes: processes of (self)government and of radical contact. In each case, it examines the ways in which these spaces of encounter foster governance
  • and/or contact processes that reproduce or disrupt dominant discourses about poverty.
  • Poverty and place in Britain, 1968-99
  • Great Britain ; Living standard ; Measurement ; Polarization ; Poverty ; Social deprivation ; Spatial concentration ; Spatial distribution ; United Kingdom
  • The paper draws upon a series of national poverty surveys in order to derive methodologically consistent estimates of breadline and core poverty. These models are then applied to census data in order to describe the changing geography of poverty
  • in Britain. These analyses suggest that not only has poverty become increasingly prevalent amongst British households, it also became increasingly spatially concentrated between 1968 and 1999.
  • Tracing processes in poverty dynamics : a tale of peri-urban small-scale farmers in Mexico City
  • Farmer ; Household ; Income ; Livelihood ; Mexico ; Mexico City ; Periurban development ; Poverty ; Social geography ; Urban development ; Urbanization ; Village
  • This paper traces the vicious and enabling processes by which peri-urban small farmers in the periphery of Mexico City change their poverty status over time. The findings support the importance of multidisciplinary explanatory frameworks
  • for understanding poverty dynamics in peri-urban areas. Micro-level process-based analysis may help to support more appropriate and inclusive social and poverty reduction policies in (peri-)urban areas in developing regions.