Recent Submissions

  • Urban Poverty and its Alleviation: 

    Haan, Arjan de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
  • Urban Poverty: 

    Satterthwaite, David (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries The article describes how and why the scale of urban poverty in much of Africa, Asia and Latin America seems to have been underestimated, its nature misunderstood (or for political reasons, misrepresented) and ...
  • Rural?Urban Migration and Poverty: 

    Haan, Arjan de (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries What is the relationship between rural?urban migration and poverty? This article takes up this question, which is by no means new, but about which there is no consensus. The importance of migration for urban as ...
  • Work and Poverty During Economic Restructuring: 

    Gilbert, Alan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries Colombia escaped the worst of the debt crisis and has voluntarily adopted the kind of economic restructuring advocated by the World Bank and the IMF. Its experience represents a partial test of the effects of ...
  • Migration and Poverty: 

    Fielding, Tony (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries The UK Longitudinal Study is used to answer a number of key questions about the relationships between migration and poverty in Britain. In general, the poor migrate less than the rich, many of those who migrate ...
  • Assessing and Responding to Urban Poverty: 

    Beall, Jo (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries Pakistan provides an interesting challenge to poverty analysts and policy makers concerned with urban poverty because urban poverty is neither as extensive nor as visible as in rural areas of the country, or as ...
  • A Concrete Response to Poverty?: 

    Cottam, Hilary (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries This article looks at definitions and concepts of urban poverty and the ways in which they inform the infrastructure debate. Parallels between the treatment of poverty in classical literature and the treatment ...
  • The Struggle Against Social Exclusion: 

    Cannan, Crescy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries This article looks at the extensive French policies concerned with preventing social exclusion, and it considers what this means on the ground using the example of a particular region in north western France. ...
  • Employment Generating Programmes in the Urban Context of India: 

    Kruse, Beats (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries Unemployment and underemployment, in association with low and irregular incomes, are major causes of urban poverty in India. The increasing importance of urban poverty, together with unfavourable labour market ...
  • Indian Urban Poverty: 

    Amis, Philip (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1997)
    Summaries This article reviews the literature on the causes of urban poverty in India, and explores possible policy responses. According to the author, urban poverty programmes have failed to address the most important ...