Concept And Measurement Of Poverty

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Anmol Publications, Jan 1, 1990 - Social Science - 128 pages
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Concern For Poverty In India Has Always Been Universal, But It Was The Fall Out Of Colonial Rule That Provoked The Thoughts Of The Social Scientists. The Belief That There Is Nothing Divine About Poverty Had Indeed Provided Phillip To The Thinking Process To Identify The Causes Of Poverty And The Measures Needed To Curb It.Despite Enormous Research, The Problems Have Defied A Globally Accepted Solution. Persistence Of These Problems Inevitably Suggests Strengthening Of Efforts To Evolve Widely Accepted Framework Of Research On Poverty. The Present Study Is A Modest Effort In That Direction.The Book Opens With The Thoughts Expressed By Different Social Scientists And Focuses Mainly On The Survey Of Ideas And Opinions Related To Different Facets Of Poverty, Under Different Socio-Economic Politico-Economic Systems. The Author Has Attempted To Examine Basic Concept Of Poverty And Has Tried To Survey, The Different Techniques Of Measuring The Degree And Inequality Of Poverty. The Book Also Contains The Information On Incidence Of Poverty In India.It Is Hoped That The Book Will Receive Acceptance At The Hands Of The Scholars, The Researchers, The Social Scientists And The Planners.

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