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Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More


Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

With welfare to work programmes under intense scrutiny, this book reviews a wide range of existing and future policies across Europe. Seventeen contributors provide case studies and legal, ... More


Concluding Reflections

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This concluding chapter seeks to review the whole argument of the book to sustain the polemical claim made in the book that neo‐liberalism in fact does not possess the intellectual coherence to ... More


Welfare to work, social justice and domination: an introduction to an interdisciplinary normative perspective on welfare policies

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the last decades, rights to social assistance benefits have become more conditional. Governments in Europe, as in other welfare states, have sought to ‘activate’ their unemployed citizens by ... More


Are lifelong learning policies working for youth? Young people’s voices

Siyka Kovacheva, Judith Jacovkis, Sonia Startari, and Anna Siri

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

LLL policy programs and initiatives at the national and local level rarely begin by investigating the needs and aspirations of young participants, and even less opportunities are provided for young ... More


Conclusion

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter brings together the ideas of the book, retaking the themes of a psychological approach to development, The Framework for Enabling Empowerment, Programming for Choice, and policy, and ... More


Keeping the Faith

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

The Epilogue situates the Freedom Vote within the framework of contemporary politics and again demonstrates that the campaign is worthy of sustained analysis. The primary goal of the Freedom Vote, ... More


Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For more than one hundred years, governments have grappled with the complex problem of how to revitalize distressed urban areas. In 1995, the original urban Empowerment Zones (Atlanta, Baltimore, ... More


Pragmatic Utopians

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0009
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

A short chapter arguing that librarians seek to empower the powerless and give voice to the minority.


Exclusion

Paul Spicker

in The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The discourse of exclusion has emerged as an alternative to discourses about poverty, largely because it opens debate to the examination of relational issues in ways that many social scientists have ... More


Poverty and social policy

Paul Spicker

in The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

If poverty is a matter of resources, then the way to deal with poverty is to increase people’s resources, either directly – providing money, goods and services – or indirectly, for example by ... More


Responses to poverty

Paul Spicker

in The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The experience of developed countries tells us that markets are not enough; that targeting does not work; and that systems are always mixed. The experience of the developing world is that local ... More


Contradictory dynamics of empowerment in social innovation initiatives

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, Bernhard Leubolt, and Carla Weinzierl

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, we undertake a systematic analysis of the empowerment dimension of social innovation initiatives. The notions of social innovation and empowerment have a rather similar history. We ... More


Work and Meaning in a Jobless Suburb

Jennifer F. Hamer

in Abandoned in the Heartland: Work, Family, and Living in East St. Louis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269316
eISBN:
9780520950177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269316.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Contrary to popular belief, many black men and women want to work and actually do. Most black men and women do the work that is hardly noticed. Joblessness, underemployment, and poverty wages have ... More


Introduction: the theoretical context of the YEPP approach

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

YEPP is based on the historical movements of community development and community education. Both of these approaches are participatory and aim to empower the capacity of citizens to influence ... More


The National Negro Business League: A History and Analysis

Michael B. Boston

in The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington: Its Development and Implementation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034737
eISBN:
9780813038193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034737.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter states that the National Negro Business League (NNLB) was another forum in which Booker T. Washington espoused his entrepreneurial ideas. His statements during the Negro Farmers' ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


Atlanta’s Empowerment Zone

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

in Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the advantages that Atlanta gained by competing for Empowerment Zones (EZ) designation. These included extensive experience with federal urban programs and a high profile ... More


Conclusion

Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker

in Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452505
eISBN:
9780801470912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452505.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the quality of local governance distinguishes the performance of the revitalization initiatives undertaken in the original urban Empowerment Zones (EZs). Zone ... More


The Parliamentary Committee for the Empowerment of Women

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter examines the working of the Committee for the Empowerment of Women as a politically gendered space and one which enables the substantive representation of women. It explores the gendered ... More


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