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

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    Disparity, deprivation and discrimination in rural India

    Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, 2007
    Despite the good performance of India's economy in recent years, disadvantaged groups such as the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) face both higher incidence and intensity of poverty than other groups.
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    Inequality and GM crops: a case-study of Bt cotton in India

    AgBioForum, 2007
    Critics of genetically modified (GM) crops often contend that their introduction enhances the gap between rich and poor farmers, as the former group are in the best position to afford the expensive seed as well as provide other inputs such as fertilizer and irrigation. The research reported in this paper explores this
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    Interrelationship between growth, inequality, and poverty: the Asian experience

    Asian Development Bank, 2007
    This paper examines the relationships between economic growth, income distribution, and poverty for 17 Asian countries for the period 1981–2001. The author uses an inequality–growth trade-off index (IGTI) to analyse the trade-off between inequality and growth. A poverty equivalent growth rate is also employed to study the distributional impact of growth.
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    Resisting corporate India

    Focus on the Global South, 2007
    It is predicted that India will be one of the economic powerhouses of the twenty-first century, with the current government focusing on the corporate sector. This collection of articles argues that progressive forces across India must unite in order to resist the current path of development focused on ‘corporate India.’
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    Inclusive growth toward a prosperous Asia: policy implications

    Asian Development Bank, 2007
    Asia’s impressive economic growth is being complemented by soaring inequalities. This paper argues that if rising income and non-income inequalities are not addressed, there is a major risk to continued social and economic progress in developing Asia.
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    The challenge of inequality

    International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2007
    This issue of Poverty in Focus attempts to contribute to a better understanding of the importance of reducing inequality in its various forms, and thus to policies and programmes that will more effectively reduce poverty and social injustice.
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    Dimensions of discrimination in India: a shadow report to 15th to 19th periodic reports (CERD/C/IND/19) of India to UN CERD Committee

    India Committee of the Netherlands, 2007
    This paper documents the monitoring of India’s compliance with its obligations as a State party to various international human rights treaties.
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    Poverty and inequality: all-India and states, 1983-2005

    Economic and Political Weekly, India, 2007
    This paper examines changes in poverty and inequality at the all-India level during the period 1983 to 2004-05.Concentrating on a number of different time periods throughout the 21st century, the paper examines changes in the very poor category for these years.
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    Poverty in Manipur

    Economic and Political Weekly, India, 2007
    Differences in the extent and nature of poverty are evident in the Indian region of Manipur, particularly between the mountain and hill regions.
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    Membership based organizations of the poor: concepts, experience and policy

    Poverty, inequality and development research at Cornell University, 2006
    Central to achieving equitable growth and poverty reduction are organisations whose governance structures are accountable to the poor, and therefore respond to their needs and aspirations. This paper focuses on Membership Based Organisations of the Poor (MBOPs). It outlines structures and activities that characterise MBOPs, and it identifies determinants of their success and failure.

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