Searching with a thematic focus on poverty inequality, Poverty in India
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- DocumentOxfam India, 2013Decades 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.DocumentOxfam, 2013In 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.DocumentThe Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning, 2013High 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.Organisation
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.Document
Economic class and labour market inclusion: poor and middle class workers in developing Asia and the PacificInternational Labour Organization, 2013Using 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:DocumentAgewell Foundation, 2011India 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.Document
Religious mobilization for development and social change: a comparative study of Dalti movements in Punjab and Maharashtra, IndiaInternational Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2010This 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.DocumentComparative Research Programme on Poverty, 2008Poverty 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.DocumentDepartment of Economics [Cornell University], 2007This 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.