Last edited by Taudal
Saturday, February 8, 2020 | History

2 edition of Vulnerability to poverty found in the catalog.

Vulnerability to poverty

Charity Osei-Amponsah

Vulnerability to poverty

a review with special reference to Ghana

by Charity Osei-Amponsah

  • 84 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Institute of Economic Affairs in Accra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Ghana,
  • Economic development -- Ghana,
  • Ghana -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charity Osei-Amponsah, Kwabena Asomanin Anaman.
    SeriesIEA monograph -- no. 16, IEA monograph (Institute of Economic Affairs (Ghana)) -- no. 16.
    ContributionsAnaman, Kwabena Asomanin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC1060.Z9 P667 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24015130M
    ISBN 109988584768
    ISBN 109789988584764
    LC Control Number2009349461

    Chapter 5 in the book, by Bird and Prowse, details the adverse coping strategies such as dropping out of school, or cutting back on health care of many Zimbabwean households. Often it is effective and households in developing countries are very inventivebut regularly adverse coping is observed. It focuses mainly on income and consumption and refers only casually to the other multidimensional aspects of extreme poverty and social exclusion. Chant, S. The reverse side of the coin is capacity, which can be described as the resources available to individuals, households and communities to cope with a threat or to resist the impact of a hazard. Contents: 1.

    Write your question below:. The allocation of economic resources among family members usually favours men and women tend to spend a lot of time doing unpaid care work. KlumpL. They are also resourceful and resilient in a crisis and play a crucial role in recovery.

    The themes include the trend and structure of rural poverty, rural inequality, asset accumulation, rural labour market, crisis and vulnerability of rural life, the role of social security in the rural economy, and the role of microcredit. Ferreira, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank 'The method of directly tackling the measurement of expectations of risks and shocks, as done in this book, opens up some extremely exciting avenues for research that may allow for a better understanding of the connection between risk and subjective welfare. Counteracting vulnerability requires: building capacities to withstand and cope with hazards ; tackling the root causes of vulnerability, such as povertypoor governance, discrimination, inequality and inadequate access to resources and livelihoods. This book demonstrates the efforts that Brazil should engage in to reach a pattern of development that is inclusive for all. MauschJ. How can the deficiencies of standard absolute poverty measures and standard relative poverty measures be overcome?


Share this book
You might also like
So Many Snakes

So Many Snakes

Rambling with Mindy

Rambling with Mindy

Lucy Osmond

Lucy Osmond

November 1938

November 1938

Owl Baby Pop-Ups

Owl Baby Pop-Ups

Oil engine lubrication.

Oil engine lubrication.

Whole foods

Whole foods

Heirs of George H. White, Deceased

Heirs of George H. White, Deceased

Llanfair is my dwelling place

Llanfair is my dwelling place

In the place of fallen leaves

In the place of fallen leaves

Home design

Home design

old red school-house.

old red school-house.

superstitions of the sceptic

superstitions of the sceptic

VeggieTales Bob & Larry Jigsaw Puzzle

VeggieTales Bob & Larry Jigsaw Puzzle

Homage to Camille Pissarro

Homage to Camille Pissarro

Vulnerability to poverty book

Rural, indigenous, and Quilombola descendants of fugitive slaves students have precarious access to education, with schools often not offering the last four years of the mandatory eight in the fundamental cycle. Good examples of the macro-level analysis of vulnerability to various hazards are provided in part two of the book.

MauschJ. Haughton, J. View Citation summary Poverty remains a thorny and topical challenge and research topic to scholars and researchers on African development.

Social vulnerability refers to the inability of people, organizations, and societies to withstand adverse impacts from multiple stressors to which they are exposed. Investing in sound, reliable, timely and regular data to capture poverty-vulnerability-resilience will improve resilience.

How global poverty is measured has presented widely differing estimates about progress towards reducing it. Increasing numbers of poor people live in urban areas.

People differ in their exposure to risk as a result of their social group, gender, ethnic or other identity, age and other factors. In the case of a country, for example, resilience refers to its ability to cope or recover from a shock.

TongruksawattanaE. In particular, the impact of shocks often overwhelms individual households. KlasenT. Chapter 5 in the book, by Bird and Prowse, details the adverse coping strategies such as dropping out of school, or cutting back on health care of many Zimbabwean households.

Good examples of the micro-level analysis of vulnerability to poverty, in some cases using all three of the measures of vulnerability, are provided in the first part of the book.

What is vulnerability?

Piketty, T. KlumpL. On the household level, there is a growing body of research that studies household resilience. Poverty profiles are useful for comparing poverty between groups. Here, continued and scaled up foreign aid can make a huge difference in cash-strapped developing countries.This book presents a rigorous empirical study of various aspects of poverty and vulnerability in rural Bangladesh.

The themes include the trend and structure of rural poverty, rural inequality, asset accumulation, rural labour market, crisis and vulnerability of rural life, the role of social security in the rural economy, and the role of microcredit.

Vulnerability

Then the concept will be applied to child poverty and it will be shown that child poverty is a corrosive situational vulnerability, with many severe consequences. Good examples of the micro-level analysis of vulnerability to poverty, in some cases using all three of the measures of vulnerability, are provided in the first part of the book.

In chapter 2 Raghav Gaiha and Katsushi Imai construct various vulnerability measures for households in the states of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh in India.

Vulnerability is a measure, which describes the greater probability of certain communities of becoming, or remaining, poor in the coming years.

The proportion of people below poverty line is not same for all social groups and economic categories in India. Social groups which are most vulnerable to poverty: Scheduled caste and scheduled tribes.

About the book Poverty and vulnerability can impose significant costs not only for those individuals and families in poverty, but also for the communities and societies in which the poor and vulnerable live.

Vulnerability to Poverty

This paper presents important evidence about the damage poverty can cause and about the static and dynamic costs associated with poverty.

Sep 27,  · Scholars argue that vulnerability and poverty are comprised of economic, social, cultural, political and environmental factors, thus to identify the full range of factors, this paper encompasses an interdisciplinary analysis with some case.