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Description for Poverty Paperback. Aiming to help overcome difficulties arising from the lack of an agreed vocabulary, this reference work is useful for researchers, students and policy makers working in a variety of disciplines. Editor(s): Spicker, Paul; Leguizamon, Sonia Alvarez; Gordon, David. Series: International Studies in Poverty Research. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GB; JFFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 151 x 14. Weight in Grams: 326.
This second edition of this highly-successful glossary provides an exhaustive and authoritative guide to over 200 technical terms used in contemporary scholarly research on poverty. It seeks to make researchers, students and policy makers aware of the multi-dimensional and complex nature of this social condition. This revised edition includes a range of new entries to keep pace with an expanding field of discourse, an extended set of references, and further perspectives from developing countries. A particular effort has been made to incorporate non-Western approaches and concepts.

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International Studies in Poverty Research
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About David Gordon
Paul Spicker is Grampian Chair of Public Policy at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, and Director of the Centre for Public Policy and Management. He has worked as a consultant for a range of agencies in social welfare provision. His research includes studies of poverty, need, disadvantage, and service delivery and he has published twelve books and over sixty academic ... Read more

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'An indispensable guide ... Spicker's final chapter is a masterly review of the subject.' David Donnison, University of Glasgow 'Surprisingly compact, this succinct lexicon explains over 200 technical terms that the student or practitioner of international development should aim to be able to quote verbatim. Overall, the Glossary contains concise and enlightening explanations, like "Fourth World", referring to chronically ... Read more

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