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Measuring Global Poverty

Toward a Pro-Poor Approach

  • Scott Wisor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. A Framework for Analyzing Poverty

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  3. Competing Conceptions and Measures of Poverty

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      Pages 57-57
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  4. The Way Forward

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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 197-241

About this book

Introduction

The author examines the moral, methodological, and practical problems that arise from poverty measurement. He establishes a methodological framework for analyzing poverty conceptions and measures, and concludes with concrete recommendations regarding both the procedures for and substance of future global poverty measurement.

Keywords

concept future knowledge methodology morality poverty reason

Authors and affiliations

  • Scott Wisor
    • 1
  1. 1.Australian National UniversityAustralia

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