Searching with a thematic focus on poverty inequality, Poverty in India

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    India: moving towards equal opportunities for all?

    Oxfam India, 2013
    Decades of rapid and unequally shared growth are adding new dimensions to old disparities along gender, caste, religious and tribal lines. But this trend has stayed at the margin of public debates until recently.
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    Inequality Matters: BRICS inequalities fact sheet

    Oxfam, 2013
    In international debates about inequality, dialogue on the emergence of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), has focused largely on how this group has contributed to a shift in the global balance of power, raising hopes of a more egalitarian global governance architecture through international trade and development co-operation.
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    The dynamic south, economic development and inclusive growth: the challenges ahead

    The Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning, 2013
    High wage inequality is a major policy concern in Brazil, India, China and South Africa. Recent literature points to the need to examine the role of minimum wages or unionisation and their links to inequality within labour markets and the role of social protection.
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    National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights ((NCDHR))

    National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights is a forum committed to the elimination of discrimination based on caste.
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    Economic class and labour market inclusion: poor and middle class workers in developing Asia and the Pacific

    International Labour Organization, 2013
    Using an absolute definition of poverty and the middle class, this paper provides some important insights into the profiles of the poor, near poor and middle class workforce in developing Asia and the Pacific, with a special focus on Cambodia, India, Indonesia and Viet Nam. Observations and recommendations:
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    Human rights and status of older women in india - a national study

    Agewell Foundation, 2011
    India has a population of approx. 60 million older women (60+).  This reporrt argues that in India, women have never found themselves at the centre stage, and have always been marginalised from the mainstream of the society. Living as second class citizen for centuries, their mindset has also developed accordingly and never enjoyed privileges of development.
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    Religious mobilization for development and social change: a comparative study of Dalti movements in Punjab and Maharashtra, India

    International Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2010
    This research focuses on the place of religion in two lower caste movements for social change in the Indian states of Punjab and Maharashtra. The paper notes that both groups faced the challenge of distancing themselves from Hinduism, whilst at the same time developing a cultural and critical system that would give coherence and legitimacy to the movements.
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    Law and poverty: the legal system and poverty reduction

    Comparative Research Programme on Poverty, 2008
    Poverty tends to be considered as an economic subject area rather than a legal one. And yet, a society’s distribution of income and opportunity is the outcome of its legal system which may encourage or fail to prevent various forms of marginalisation.
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    The pattern and causes of economic growth in India

    Department of Economics [Cornell University], 2007
    This paper attempts to analyse and understand the constellation of forces that have determined the growth performance of the Indian economy, including its long period of hibernation and sudden, recent show of dynamism.
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    Globalisation, labour markets and inequality in India

    International Development Research Centre, 2008
    Analysing unit-level data on poverty, inequality and employment in post-reform India, this book finds that: