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

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    Impact assessment of poverty alleviation programmes from human rights perspective: a case study of Bolangir district, Orissa, India

    Eldis Document Store, 2005
    This paper applies the human rights-based approach to assess the impact of rural development programmes currently being undertaken by the government of India in the context of poverty alleviation.The paper begins with a discussion of the international human rights framework in the context of poverty alleviation.
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    Faith, equity and development

    World Bank, 2005
    This theoretical paper, based on existing research, assesses the influence that religious movements have on the development process. The concept of identity politics is used to interpret the motivation for and principles of these movements.The paper is presented in five parts.
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    Inequality is bad for the poor

    World Bank, 2005
    This paper takes up an issue with the view that "the only thing that really matters to reducing absolute income poverty is the rate of economic growth." The authors argue that there are a number of ways in which inequality and its evolution can exert an influence over the extent of poverty and prospects for rapid poverty reduction in the future.In reviewing the literature that suggests that gr
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    Half a world: regional inequality in five great federations

    World Bank, 2004
    This paper explores some of the reasons why large groups of the population pull ahead, while equally large groups stay behind within the context of regional (spatial) inequality.
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    Trade liberalisation, poverty and inequality: evidence from Indian districts

    National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 2004
    This paper investigates the impact of trade reforms on poverty and inequality in Indian districts. It explores the question whether trade liberalisation affects everyone equally or whether it helps those who are already relatively well off while leaving the poor behind.

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