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The Dynamics of Poverty, Deprivation, and Economic Vulnerability

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recent studies of poverty dynamics have shown the importance of taking measurement errors into account and employing explicit models of poverty dynamics. This chapter applies such approaches to ... More


The Vulnerability Response Framework

D. G. Webster

in Adaptive Governance: The Dynamics of Atlantic Fisheries Management

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232708
eISBN:
9780262285872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232708.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the use of economic vulnerability as an indicator for determining national responses to international management of the highly migratory species of fish. The vulnerability ... More


The Makeshift Economy of Poor Women

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores the makeshift economy of poor women. A large proportion of the population was born poor, living most of their lives at or near the subsistence level. Plebeian women's economy of ... More


The Root Causes of Shortsightedness and Their Manifestations in Developing Countries

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the characteristics of impatience, selfishness, analytic limits, and vulnerability in developing countries and conveys why, in many circumstances, they are more formidable in ... More


Setting the Scene

Grahame F. Thompson

in The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter introduces the book by situating the analysis within the increasing uncertainties and vulnerabilities facing the corporate world in the wake of the 2007/8 financial crisis. These ... More


Monitoring Equal Opportunity through Human Development Index

Abusaleh Shariff

in Institutionalizing Constitutional Rights: Post-Sachar Committee Scenario

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461158
eISBN:
9780199086788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461158.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Going beyond economic measures of education, employment, and macroeconomy in prior chapters, Chapter 5 utilizes Human Development Index to take a holistic view of minorities’ relative progress, ... More


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