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Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book launch

17th Febraury 2009
Overseas Development Institute, London, UK



Brooks World Poverty Institute


Poverty Dynamics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Tony Addison, David Hulme and Ravi Kanbur is a collection of interdisciplinary essays from anthropologists, economists, sociologists and political scientists that includes cutting-edge research on poverty dynamics and a much needed multidimensional perspective to conceptualising poverty.

Tony Addison and David Hulme will present highlights of their book at this CPRC and ODI book launch. The book is published by Oxford University Press and will be available in paperback at a 20% discount during the launch.

Speakers and schedule

Speakers: Tony Addison, Book author and Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute and Professor of Development Studies, University of Manchester
David Hulme, Book author and Leverhulme Research Professor and Professor of Development Studies, University of Manchester

Discussant: Paul Shaffer, Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

Chair: Andrew Shepherd, Director, Chronic Poverty Research Centre and Director of Programmes, Overseas Development Institute

Event website

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Meeting reports

Event report available on the ODI event website, here


Audio and Video downloads of presentations available here

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