Measuring Global Poverty: Toward a Pro-Poor Approach by S. WisorMeasuring Global Poverty: Toward a Pro-Poor Approach by S. Wisor

Measuring Global Poverty: Toward a Pro-Poor Approach

byS. Wisor

Hardcover | November 22, 2011

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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.
SCOTT WISOR is Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the Australian National University, Australia.
Title:Measuring Global Poverty: Toward a Pro-Poor ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:241 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.82 inPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302866

ISBN - 13:9780230302860

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations PART I: AN ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORK Introducing Poverty Measurement A Defense of Global Poverty Measurement A Pro-Poor Methodology PART II: COMPETING CONCEPTIONS AND MEASURES OF POVERTY Monetary Approaches Basic Needs Capabilities Social Exclusion Rights PART III: THE WAY FORWARD New Values, New Desiderata Public Reason and Poverty Measurement Toward Pro-Poor Global Poverty Measurement Notes References Index