Poverty, Growth, and Safety Nets

A Comparative Regional Perspective

Edited by: Anil B. Deolalikar

This volume focuses on the dimensions and determinants of poverty in Asia. Contributions from Jean Dr?ze, Amartya Sen and others cover issues such as democratic practice and social inequality in India, Thailand, the Philippines, Pakistan, and Vietnam. The book also examines democratic decentralization, institutional constraints, land reform, the role of politics and economic growth in poverty reduction, and the importance of beneficiary participation in public safety net programs.

276 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9780973397802

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