ISBN-10:
0230273580
ISBN-13:
9780230273580
Pub. Date:
04/01/2008
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest: Concepts, Policies and Politics / Edition 1

Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest: Concepts, Policies and Politics / Edition 1

by A. Barrientos, D. Hulme
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ISBN-13: 9780230273580
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: Palgrave Studies in Development
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

ARMANDO BARRIENTOS is Senior Research Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester, UK
SAMI BAZZI is Research Assistant at the Center for Global Development in Washington DC, USA
CHRISTINA BEHRENDT is the regional Social Security Specialist in the International Labour Organization's Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut, Lebanon
TESSA BOLD is Research Fellow in Development Economics at the University of Oxford, UK
CESAR CALVO teaches Economics at Piura University, Peru, and is Research Associate at Oxford University, UK
MICHAEL R. CARTER is Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin, USA
STEFAN DERCON is Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford, UK
STEPHEN DEVEREUX is Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK
TATIANA FEITOSA DE BRITTO is a Researcher in the field of poverty and social policies. She is associated with the UNDP International Poverty Centre and the University of Brasilia
SAM HICKEY lectures in International Development at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK
DAVID HULME is Professor of Development Studies at the University of Manchester, UK
PETER D. LITTLE is Professor of Anthropology at Emory University, USA
ANNA MCCORD is an economist in the Southern Africa Development and Research Unit (SALDRU) in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
TEWODAJ MOGUES is a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
KAREN MOORE is a Research Associate at the Chronic Poverty Research Centre and is based in the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK
NGONIDZASHE MUNEMO is Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at Williams College, MA, USA
LAUCHLAN T. MUNRO is Director of Policy and Planning at the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada
WORKNEH NEGATU is Associate Professor in agricultural economics and development at the Institute of Development Research, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
SONY PELLISSERY is Associate Professor at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand, India
RACHEL SABATES-WHEELER is a development economist and IDS Fellow with extensive experience in rural development, institutional analysis and social policy
BERND SCHUBERT is a development researcher and practitioner
RACHEL SLATER is Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute in London, UK
SUDARNO SUMARTO is Director of the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, India
ASEP SURYAHADI is Senior Researcher at the SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, India

Table of Contents

Foreword by Frances Stewart PART I. INTRODUCTION Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest: An Introduction; A.Barrientos& D.Hulme PART TWO: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS FOR SOCIAL PROTECTIONS: RISKS, NEEDS AND RIGHTS Risks, Needs and Rights: Compatible or Contradictory Bases for Social Protection?; L.Munro Insurance for the Poor?; S.Dercon, T. Bold& C. Calvo Transformative Social Protection: The Currency of Social Justice; S.Deveureux& R.Sabates-Wheeler Poverty Traps and Natural Disasters in Ethiopia and Honduras; M.Carter, P. Little, T. Mogues& W. Negatu PART THREE: WHAT POLICIES WORK FOR THE POOREST? Indonesia's Social Protection during and after the Crisis; S.Sumarto, A. Suryahadi& S. Bazzi HIV/AIDS, Social Protection and Chronic Poverty; R.Slater The Social Protection Function of Short-term Public Works Programmes in the Context of Chronic Poverty; A.McCord The Emergence and Popularity of Conditional Cash Transfers in Latin America; T.Britto Assisting the Poorest in Bangladesh: Learning from BRAC's 'Targeting the Ultra Poor Programme'; D.Hulme& K.Moore Protecting the Poorest with Cash Transfers in Low Income Countries; B.Schubert PART FOUR: THE POLITICS AND FINANCING OF SOCIAL PROTECTION Process Deficits in the Provision of Social Protection in Rural Maharashtra; S.Pellissery Conceptualising the Politics of Social Protection in Africa; S.Hickey Political Incumbency and Drought Relief in Africa; N. Munemo Can Low Income Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa Afford Basic Social Protection? First Results of a Modelling Exercise; C.Berendt Financing Social Protection; A.Barrientos PART FIVE: CONCLUSION Embedding Social Protection in the Developing World; A.Barrientos& D.Hulme

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