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Youth policy, neoliberalism and transnational governmentality: a case study of Lesotho and Malawi

Nicola Ansell, Flora Hajdu, Elsbeth Robson, Lorraine Van Blerk, and Elodie Marandet

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Over the past few decades governments worldwide have developed youth policies, encompassing diverse measures to address the problems and potentials of their younger populations. These policies have ... More


Social inclusion of people with disabilities in poverty reduction policies and instruments: initial impressions from Malawi and Uganda

Margaret Wazakili, Tsitsi Chataika, Gubela Mji, Kudakwashe Dube, and Malcolm MacLachlan

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews the importance of people with disabilities being included in the process of national and international development, and of them being substantial beneficiaries of this process. ... More


“No disabled can go here…”: how education affects disability and poverty in Malawi

Stine Hellum Braathen and Mitch E. Loeb

in Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

One of the main predictors of poverty becomes the level of and access to education. It is generally believed that having an education can lift individuals and their families out of poverty, while the ... More


Care and identity in rural Malawi

Emily Freeman

in Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Political and academic concern that care for older adults in Sub-Saharan Africa is insufficient and under strain is long standing, but poorly set out. Questions remain unanswered: What is meant by ... More


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