The Oxford handbook of the social science of poverty [electronic resource] / edited by David Brady and Linda M. Burton.

New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
1 online resource (xiv, 915 pages) : illustrations
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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.
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 Ja╠łntti
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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Brady, David, 1972- editor.
Burton, Linda, 1954- editor.
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