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Poverty in Transition Economies

1st Edition

Edited by Sandra Hutton, Gerry Redmond

Routledge

320 pages

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This study addresses the experience of, and responses to poverty in a range of transition economies including Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Romania, Albania and Macedonia. It covers topics such as the definition of poverty lines and the measurement of poverty; the role of income-in-kind in supporting families; homelessness and destitution; housing; the design, targeting and administration of welfare; and personal responses to economic transition.

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'A book with definite strengths and which has much to offer both to researchers wanting background data for their own work and for students studying transitional nations.' - Social Policy

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Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General