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Rural poverty, public policy and social change

Haris Gazdar

Rural poverty, public policy and social change

some findings from surveys of six villages.

by Haris Gazdar

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Published by World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University in Helsinki .
Written in English


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SeriesWIDER working papers -- 98
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Open LibraryOL21769039M

Rural Poverty in Developing Countries. The causes of rural poverty are complex and multidimensional. They involve, among other things, culture, climate, gender, markets, and public policy. Likewise, the rural poor are quite diverse both in the problems they face and the possible solutions to these problems. Sister Anne, a rural French Dominican nun, came to Louisiana in the mid’s to work to end poverty in the state. She graduated as the first Catholic nun to obtain a Masters of Social work from Tulane University, after which she became the first professional social worker at .

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Abstract This is the sixth issue of the "Thailand Social Monitor." It is written for Thai policymakers, to provide them with the best evidence currently available on poverty and public policy, and to strengthen the foundation for anti-poverty strategies in Thailand. This book focuses on agriculture growth and rural poverty reduction through public and private investments, non-farm employment, and other pathways at the dis-aggregated state level and identifies location-specific policy interventions in both farm and non-farm sectors.


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