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Escaping Poverty: can policy reach the chronically poor?

David Hulme

social protection


This chronic poverty issue of Insights contains articles by CPRC authors on the following themes: "Escaping poverty; lost in space - locating the chronically poor; 'we were born poor and we'll die poor' - escaping poverty cycles; staying poor in South Africa; climbing out of chronic poverty - success in Bangladesh; reducing chronic poverty - a matter of politics?;poverty and disability - breaking the vicious cycle through inclusion; on the street: destitution; and whose data? stealing from the poor'. There is also a list of links for further information.

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Journal Article


concepts poverty dynamics intergenerational transmission of poverty vulnerability poverty traps assets adverse incorporation


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