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Economic Development in Palanpur, 1957–93 *

Jean Drèze, Peter Lanjouw, and Naresh Sharma

in Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288329
eISBN:
9780191596599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288328.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Surveys the broad process of economic and social change in Palanpur between 1957 and 1993. Population growth, occupational diversification, and technological change are identified as key forces of ... More


Inequality, Malnutrition, and the Disfranchised

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections: (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Latin America

Claudio R. Frischtak

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The object of this case study is to discuss the response of Latin American governments to the forces of globalization and increasing competition. The first main section, Sect. 2, discusses the role ... More


Housing policy, housing tenure and the housing market

Alan Murie

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews housing policy in 2006, placing it in the context of the development of housing policy since 1945. The Labour governments since 1997 have continued their predecessors' policy of ... More


Analysis of Allocation Mechanisms When Nutrition Affects Productivity

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter addresses different aspects of inequality, malnutrition, and the disfranchised. It has ten sections; (1) asset ownership, maintenance costs, and labour power; (2) the ... More


Going private?

Mark Drakeford

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter One provided a comprehensive taxonomy of the ways in which the term ‘modernisation’ in the Blair years was deployed by the government and understood by those who sought to analyse it in ... More


Closing the Gender Gaps in Ghana

Abena D. Oduro and Charles G. Ackah

in The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753438
eISBN:
9780191815065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753438.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses gender issues in the national discourse and policy agenda since independence and presents evidence on trends in gender gaps in education, employment, time use, and asset ... More


Social finance and community development: exploring egalitarian possibilities

Brendan Murtagh and Niamh Goggin

in Funding, Power and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447336150
eISBN:
9781447336204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336150.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the expansion of social finance is critical to neoliberal rollout tactics, and is also necessary and useful for community development approaches that respond to the needs of ... More


Housing and Living Conditions in Jordan, 2010–2016

Ahmed Elsayed

in The Jordanian Labor Market: Between Fragility and Resilience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846079
eISBN:
9780191881275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846079.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter uses a new and original dataset, the Jordan Labor Market Panel Survey (JLMPS) of 2010 and 2016, to study living and housing conditions in Jordan. In 2016 the JLMPS oversampled regions ... More


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